# What ten things does Opal ask her father about her mother in the book Because of Winn-Dixie?

**BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE**

**What ten things does Opal ask her father about her mother in the book Because of Winn-Dixie?**

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**A DOLL’S HOUSE**

**Consider the two plays Trifles and A Doll’s House. Compare the social commentary in these two…**

In both A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen, and Trifles, by Susan Glaspell, the focus is on women as they exist within the confines of a man-dominated society, and how they respond to extenuating…

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**THE KITE RUNNER**

**In the book The Kite Runner how can you describe the relationship between the two boys?**

This is an excellent question as clearly the relationship between Amir and Hassan and what happens to it is a key theme of the novel that is only really resolved at the very end of this gripping…

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**HAMLET**

**In the play Hamlet, how does Ophelia get used or looked down upon by other characters?**

Interesting question. Ophelia is, indeed, used or perhaps mistreated by some characters in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Let’s begin with her own family. Laertes does love his sister, as evidenced both in…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Create the newspaper the Mr. Underwood writes for the novel in To kill a Mockingbird. 1. You…**

Greetings, To complete this assignment, consider the following information: Headlines: What major events have occurred in the novel that might be “newsworthy”? (Consider the trial, or possibly the…

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**What does Granger recall after viewing the ruins of the city in Fahrenheit 451?**

After the city is destroyed, Granger makes references to the mythical phoenix, which is a bird that “…every time he burnt himself up he sprang out of the ashes, he got himself born all over…

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**In Fahrenheit 451, what was man’s major pursuit during Montag’s time?**

In Montag’s time, man’s pursuit was to find momentary happiness without depth. This is demonstrated through the types of classes offered at Clarisse’s school, the fact that the society burned…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Does perception impact motivation? Why or why not?Does perception impact motivation? Why or why not?**

Perception drives motivation. Motivation can be considered the stimulus that causes us to take action or engage in a certain behavior. If we want to achieve or develop a more desirable behavior,…

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**MATH**

**The sum of the 3 smallest primes and one other prime is 77. What is the product of the four primes?**

We know that the primes are integers divisible by 1 and themselves only: The set of the primes is: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, …. Then the first three primes are 2 , 3, and 5 Let the other prime be…

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**What in the book is symbolic of computerized law enforcement in Fahrenheit 451?**

Certainly the flame-thrower and the Mechanical Hound are the most overt examples of computerized law enforcement. The Hound is programmed to locate both books and people; this establishes the…

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**THE KITE RUNNER**

**How should I write a contrast paragraph between the character of Amir and Hassan in the beginning…**

I’m assuming you need a paragraph contrasting the two characters, right? Also, I’m not sure what you mean by the “beginning” of the novel, so I’ll try to keep the references from early on in the…

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**LOVE MEDICINE**

**Compare the theme of Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich and “Theme for English B” by Langston Hughes.**

Love Medicine is a novel written by North American Indian writer Louise Erdrich while “Theme for English B” is a poem written by African American poet Langston Hughes. Love Medicine tells the…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**How can I write a background info on puns in Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth for my intro paragraph?**

You might consider giving some background on the purpose of a pun. Is it to relate to people? Is it to entertain? Is it to show hyperbole? As a teacher of high school boys, I find everyday that I…

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**THE OUTSIDERS**

**Name five objects that mean a lot to Ponyboy and Johnny. Why?Any little info helps.**

JOHNNY CADE. Johnny is poorer than the other boys and seems to have very few possessions. He is proud of his hair, like the other boys, and he treasures his switchblade, which he carries primarily…

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**What story in Montag’s past goes along with the title of the second book of Fahrenheit 451?**

The title of Part II is “The Sieve and the Sand”, which is a reference to a childhood memory about how he once tried to fill a sieve with sand “…because some cruel cousin had said, ‘fill this…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**Using examples from The Crucible, what happens when individual freedom or theocracy gets out of…**

This is an interesting question, especially in relation to The Crucible, because in that play, we see that a theocracy might have some pretty fatal flaws. Along those lines, I’ll briefly mention…

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**In Fahrenheit 451 which character had firemen as relatives?**

The best answer to this question is that Guy Montag is the one who had firemen as relatives. We are told this during one of his conversations with his wife. At one point, Guy is talking to Millie…

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**MATH**

**Find the centre and radius of the circle:x^2 + y^2 + 8x + 6y= 0**

We have the equation of the circle given as x^2 + y^2 + 8x + 6y = 0. Now, the equation of a circle with center (h, k) and radius r is (x − h)^2 + (y − k)^2 = r^2 So we convert x^2 + y^2 + 8x +…

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**Who did Montag think killed Clarisse?**

The answer to this can be found in Part 3 of the book as Montag is running away after he has killed Captain Beatty. He wonders if maybe some kids out for a joyride in a car were the ones who…

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, where did Faber think the solution to the world’s problems…**

Faber, from the book Fahrenheit 451, believed that the solutions to the world’s problems could all be found in books. The basis of Ray Bradbury’s novel is to imagine a society where free and…

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**MATH**

**Find the perpendicular distance from the point (5, 6) to the line -2x + 3y + 4 = 0**

We have to find the perpendicular distance of the point (5, 6) from the line -2x + 3y + 4 = 0. Now, we know that the perpendicular distance of the point (m, n) from the line Ax + By + C = 0 is…

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**WHEN THE EMPEROR WAS DIVINE**

**How does the lack of specific identities affect the reader’s relationship to the characters in…**

The major characters in Julie Otsuka’s When the Emperor Was Divine remain unnamed for the entirety of the novel. Otsuka creates these ambiguous identities so that they symbolically represent the…

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**MATH**

**What Are 3 Equivalent Fractions For 0.60 , 1.7 , 0.05 , 2.3 , 0.15 , 0.625 ?**

We need to find equivalent fractions for 0.60 , 1.7 , 0.05 , 2.3 , 0.15 and 0.625. An easy way to do this is write them as a number divided by a power of 10. Then for equivalent fractions multiply…

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**MATH**

**Solve this system of equations in Z sub 7[2] [x] + [y] = [4] [2] [x] + [4] [y] = [5]…**

[2][x] + [y] = [4]….(1) [2] [x] +[4](y)] = [5]….(2) Where all values of the form [n] belongs to the z sub 7 system of numbers. Subtract (1) from (2) and we get: [4][y] – [y] = = [5]-[4]….

**MATH**

**Make a multiplication table for Z5 (this should read Z sub 5)**

Z5 multiplication table. The Z5 congruence class consists of the numbers 0,1,2,3,4. So Multiplication any 2 numbers in z system is given below: In Z5 system we represent numbers by the rule: a*b =…

**MATH**

**What is the gradient of the normal to the curve y = x^3 – 2x^2 + 5 at the point (2, 5).**

We have the equation of the curve as y = x^3 – 2x^2 + 5 To find the slope or the gradient of the tangent drawn at any point on this curve, we need to find the differential. y’ = 3x^2 – 4x For…

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**MATH**

**Find a solution x E Z, 0 less than = x<n, where a & n are relatively prime.358x is…**

358x = 17(mod313). To find the solution x, where x is in Z. We proceed like this: Let us find the gcd in the usual procedure: 358 = 313*1 +45. 313 = 45*6+43 45 = 43*1+2. 1= 2*21 +1. Therefore , we…

**MATH**

**How many TVs will give maximum profit and what is the maximum profit?The daily profit, P, made by…**

The function for the profit earned per TV manufactured is given as P = 100x − 0.02x^2. Now we need to find the number of TV’s that should be manufactured to earn the maximum profits. To solve…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**Descibe the effect of rain on the plot in Chapter 5 of The Great Gatsby.**

Chapter five finds the rain continually starting, stopping, dripping, and even “misting.” The sheer amount of rain mentioned in this chapter absolutely surprised me! It is the chapter where…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**What is Gatsby’s motive in offering Nick work?The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald**

In Chapter Five of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, Gatsby make plans with Nick for him to orchestrate the meeting between Daisy and himself. As they talk on the lawn, Gatsby offers Nick a…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**What are some reasons that John Proctor is to blame for the crisis in Salem in The Crucible by…**

I think you have the two best reasons already listed, but another one could include that John Proctor is guilty of the sin of Pride. He has alientated himself from the church, and made enemies of…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**How might this issue reported in the Toronot Star, “hydro price rebate could frustrate…**

In a free society, there is no way to resolve this issue easily. If you lived in a totalitarian country, the government could simply order people to use less electricity. As it is, though,…

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**A WORN PATH**

**If you have to give another title to the story “A Worn Path.” What would be this title?**

Eudora Welty’s main character is clearly pivotal to the theme and plot of her narrative, so naming the story after her seems appropriate, especially because the name of the old woman is so…

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**A WORN PATH**

**Beside the major theme of the story “A Worn Path,” by Eudora Welty, what other themes are…**

Well, you need to remember that what each person can draw from a particular piece of fiction is going to vary, so you might want to place this on the discussion board for this group to gain a wide…

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**POLITICAL SCIENCE**

**How have various interest groups influenced health care policy?How have various interest groups…**

I would mention the following interest groups: The elderly, represented by the AARP. This interest group is strongly in favor of maintaining Medicare in at least its present state. They want to…

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**POLITICAL SCIENCE**

**What is the difference between presidential, congressional, and state roles in health care public…**

The presidential role in health care policy debate, establishment, and implementation is to represent an executive vision for the future of health care and to solicit congress to articulate that…

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**LIFE OF PI**

**Why does Pi have two accounts of his ordeal? Which is the true story, and which one would you…**

Pi finally gives in to the pressure of the men asking him about the story of what happened because they don’t want to believe his account with the animals. For Pi, in some ways he seems to feel…

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**A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR’S COURT**

**In A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur’s Court, comment on the episode where a witch is burned to…**

I have had to edit your question slightly to make it fit enotes regulations. We need to remember the context of this small episode to consider how Twain uses this section of the novel. The part you…

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**MATH**

**What are the sides of the rectangle if the length is twice the width and the area is 98 cm^2**

Let the length of the rectangle be L and the width be W Given the the Length is twice the width: Then, we will write: L = 2W………….(1) Also, given that the area is 98. We know that the area…

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**A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR’S COURT**

**In A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, why is Hank happy that Merlin keeps working to…**

The answer to this question comes in Chapter 22, entitled “The Holy Fountain.” In this chapter the Abbot begs Hank to help fix the fountain, but when he hears that Merlin is already working on this…

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**A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR’S COURT**

**In A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur’s Court, what does Clarence suggest should make up the…**

It is towards the end of this tale that we find the answer to your question and Clarence reveals his plans for the royal family of the new republic Hank wishes to form. Initially, he wishes to have…

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**MATH**

**Find the equation of the perpendicular line of 3y – 6x + 9 = 0 and passes through the origin.**

Let the equation of the line be : y- y1 = m ( x-x1) where ( x1, y1) any point passes through the line and m is the slope. Given that the line passes through the origin point Then the line passes…

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**MATH**

**Mark is 4 years older than his sister. What are their ages if after 3 years Mark will be twice…**

Let mark’s age be M and his sister’s age is S Given that mark is 4 years older than his sister: Then M = S + 4 …………(1) Now after 3 years: Mark’s age = M + 3 His sister’s age = S + 3 But…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**For the newspaper article in toronto star “hydro price rebate could frustrate conservation” what…**

The issue or concern in this article is what effect the proposed 10% rebate will have on the consumption of electricity in Ontario. According to this article, the Liberals in Ontario have proposed…

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**THE OUTSIDERS**

**What are “greasers” and “socs” in the book “The Outsiders”?Hey. So I have to read the book for…**

The Socials or “Socs” and the Greasers are two rival gangs in the novel The Outsiders. Both gangs are made up of delinquent adolescents who represent the drastically different parts of town. The…

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**MATH**

**The sum of two numbers is 23 and the difference is 1 , what are the numbers**

Let the numbers be x and y Given that the sum of both numbers is 23: Then we will write: x+ y = 23…………..(1) Also, given that the difference between the numbers is 1: x – y =…

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**MATH**

**What is the perimeter of the triangle ABC if the vertices are ( -1, 1) ( 2,0) and ( 4,-2)**

Let the vertices of the triangle be : A(-1,1) B( 2,0) and C ( 4,-2) First we will calculate the length of the sides: AB = sqrt( 2+1)^2+ ( 0-1)^2 = sqrt(3^2 + 1) = sqrt( 10) ==> AB…

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**MATH**

**Solve the inequality: -2 < 2x-4 < 6**

-2 < 2x-4 < 6 To solve the inequality, first we need to solve the same ways we solve the equality. We need to isolate x by itself : Let us add 4 to all sides: ==> -2 + 4 < 2x-4 + 4 <…

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**MATH**

**Find the absolute value of z if 3z-2i = (5+i)/ (1-i)**

3z – 2i = (5+i) / ( 1-i) First we need to re-write z using the form z =a+ bi First we will multiply and divide the right side by ( 1+ i) ==> 3z-2i = ( 5+ i)(1+i) / (1-i)(1+i) ==> 3z – 2i = (…

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**MATH**

**Find a if the distance between A(a,3) and B( 4, a+3) is 4 units.**

Given the points A(a,3) B (4, a+3) Also, given that the distance between A and B is 4 units. We will use the distance formula to solve: We know that: D = sqrt[ ( xB-xA)^2 + ( yB-yA)^2 ] ==>…