What would happen if the earth did not move in space?

What would happen if the earth did not move in space?

  • THE PIGMAN

How does Lorraine seem to feel about John?

Lorraine’s feelings for John change slightly through the novel. At the beginning of the story, it is clear that Lorraine thinks of John as a friend. She thinks he is an attractive friend, but…

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  • SCIENCE

Does the growth and development of a cell affect its rate of mitotic division?

Cell growth is due to the addition of more cells. Cell development involves changes to that cell. The statement in your question is backwards. The growth and development of a cell does not affect…

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  • MACBETH

I have an assignment in which I’ve been asked to write about Duncan’s murder in the form of a…

The first step in writing a news story about the murder of Duncan in Macbeth by William Shakespeare is understanding the structure of most breaking news stories. Newspapers generally use a format…

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  • MACBETH

What did Shakespeare suggest about choices in Macbeth?

Macbeth suggests that one has the ability to make a choice and that one’s life is not predetermined by fate. Contrary to some claims that Macbeth is the victim of fate, the play gives plenty of…

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  • SCIENCE

Provide a genetic explanation for the following results involving the crossing of three…

Please refer to the attached illustrations for clarity. Haploid means a cell with single chromosome and diploid means a cell with paired chromosomes. Meiosis results in four haploid daughter cells….

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  • SCIENCE

How do you find the number of significant figures in a number?

Significant figures are the digits in a measurement or calculation that show the degree of precision. Here are the rules for determining how many significant figures are in a measurement: 1. All…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In William Golding’s, “Lord Of The Flies,” who or what is to blame for the complete breakdown on…

The breakdown on the island is not caused by one individual only, but by a number of factors. However, one can point to a few characters, one specifically, who can be said to have instigated and…

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  • DÉSIRÉE’S BABY

What is an analysis of “Desire’s Baby”?

“Desiree’s Baby,” by Kate Chopin, was written in 1893 and took place in Louisiana during the Antebellum period. The story is about a young girl, Desiree, of mysterious origins who marries Armand, a…

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  • LANGSTON HUGHES

In Thank You M’am, what counterclaim could be made in the story?

Thank you, M’am by Langston Hughes is centered on the lesson that Roger, potentially a petty thief, learns from his encounter with Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones. He tries to steal her purse…

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  • SCIENCE

There is a less nitrous oxide in the atmosphere than the other greenhouse gases,but it is more…

Nitrous oxide has the chemical formula N2O and is composed of two atoms of nitrogen and one atom of oxygen. It is a greenhouse gas but is only very sparingly present in the Earth’s atmosphere. It…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

Describe the friendship between Brutus and Cassius.

The friendship between Brutus and Cassius is not particularly cordial when we first meet them. They associate with each other because they are brothers-in-law. Cassius is married to Brutus’ sister….

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  • THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH

Who are the characters in The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster?

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster is a children’s novel written in 1961. It begins with Milo, the young protagonist, spotting a mysterious package. When he opens it, he finds instructions for…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the difference in magnetism between continental and oceanic crust?

Neither are magnetic in the macroscopic sense that we might be accustomed to (iron doesn’t stick to them or anything like that). Their magnetism has more to do with the arrangement of magnetic ores…

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  • BUSINESS

Using diagrams as an aid, explain the statement “the perfectly competitive firm is a price taker.”

In perfect competition, a firm is a price taker because demand for the firm’s product is perfectly elastic. When you are making a diagram or graph, you represent this with a perfectly horizontal…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Miss Gates show prejudice?

In the story, Miss Gates shows her prejudice through her spoken contempt for her black neighbors. In class, Miss Gates states that the Jews have been unfairly persecuted by Hitler. She claims that…

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  • HISTORY

What were the main causes of the Civil War?

In the United States today, this is a question of some controversy. In particular, many people in the South are adamant that this was not a war whose aim was to preserve the system of slavery….

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  • BUSINESS

List the six factors that distinguish services from goods.

There are many different ways to list the differences between goods and services. If you are required to list exactly six differences, you should consult your book or your class notes to see which…

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  • INTERPRETER OF MALADIES

Compare the incomplete, unhappy life of Mrs. Sen and Mrs. Das in Mrs Sen’s in Interpreter of…

Mrs. Das’s and Mrs. Sen’s incomplete and unhappy lives are rooted in how they feel alone from anyone else. Both Mrs. Das and Mrs. Sen are incapable of effectively communicating about the emptiness…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the difference between the images formed by a large and a small mirror?

Hello! The images are equal. The only difference is what we have to do to view it completely. If the mirror is large enough, we can see the entire image from one position. If the mirror becomes…

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  • ANTON CHEKHOV

How has the banker’s life changed during the lawyers imprisonment in “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov?

In Anton Chekhov’s short story, “The Bet,” a banker and a lawyer make a bet after arguing about which is worse-life imprisonment or the death penalty. The lawyer says, “Capital punishment and life…

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  • SILAS MARNER

In Silas Marner, when Silas helps Sally Oates, how does he feel?

In chapter 1 of George Eliot’s Silas Marner, we learn how the sad weaver of Raveloe came to be. Some salient facts are the following: Silas lived a full, healthy life in the nearby town of Lantern…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are some quotes from Reverend Sykes in the book, To Kill a Mockingbird?

In Chapter 12, Calpurnia takes Jem and Scout to her church and Reverend Sykes makes an announcement to welcome them: “Brethren and sisters, we are particularly glad to have company with us this…

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  • HISTORY

What were the benefits of the African slave trade?

The benefits of the African slave trade did not extend to millions of men, women, and children caught up in it. For them, the slave trade destroyed their families and condemned most of them to a…

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  • ATONEMENT

What are the human rights issues in the novel Atonement?

The first human rights issue in the novel Atonement by Ian McEwan has to do with the age of consent. In most societies, it is forbidden to have sexual relations with children below a certain age….

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  • SCIENCE

Decide which of the following are not minerals, and explain why: petroleum, wood, coal, steel,…

To be classified as a mineral, a material must possess the following characteristics: Natural occurrence: it must occur naturally and hence should not be man-made. Crystalline solid substance:…

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  • MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA

What is the meaning of the title of the novel, Miracle at St. Anna? What does the title symbolize?

The title of the novel refers to the German massacre of innocent civilians in the remote, Italian town of Sant’Anna de Stazzema on the morning of August 12, 1944. The atrocities perpetrated by…

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  • THE CAY

In Theodore Taylor’s The Cay, how does Timothy attempt to signal an airplane?

In The Cay by Theodore Taylor, first Phillip and Timothy get somewhat settled in. Timothy builds a hut, tall enough that Phillip can stand up in it. He leaves Phillip to go to the reef and catch…

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  • HISTORY

How did William Tecumseh Sherman influence the USA after the Civil War ?

After the Civil War, William Tecumseh Sherman remained in the in the United States Army. He was named the commander of the Military Division of the Mississippi during the time the Transcontinental…

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  • SCIENCE
  1. Observations: Appearance of penny in vinegar after 30 minutes 2. Classify the reaction…

You didn’t include your observations, but I can address what usually occurs in these two chemical reactions. Penny in vinegar: Since you mentioned Zinc, you must have scraped away some of the…

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  • THE SNIPER

What are the character traits of the sniper?

The narrator says that the sniper has “the face of a student, thin and ascetic, but his eyes had the cold gleam of the fanatic.” He is, or at least looks like, a student. So, he has a youthful…

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  • HISTORY

What was Martin Luther King Jr’s conflict or dilemma?

Martin Luther King Jr. has a serious conflict on his hands as the civil rights movement progressed. One of his dilemmas can be seen in the letter he wrote to his fellow ministers while he was in…

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  • SCIENCE

State whether or not the bulb will glow for each substance. Explain each substance. -solid lead… 1 image

This is a conductivity appartus that indicates electricity is flowing through the material containing the electrodes if the bulb lights up when the switch is closed. The bulb won’t glow when the…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Explain the importance of three important messages and the problems with the messengers in Romeo…

Several important messages are delivered by proxy (by others) within Romeo and Juliet. In each case, a flaw of the message/messenger contributes to the story. In the first message delivery, the…

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  • SCIENCE

How are the solar system planets alike and how do they differ?

There are several similarities and differences for the 8 total planets in our solar system of Sol. The terrestrial planets are all composed of solid materials such as rock or silicate, contain…

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  • SCIENCE

What features do we find on the surface of the moon, and why do they rarely change?

The most common lunar feature is craters. The moon’s surface shows a long and violent history, because it is riddled with impact craters. There are some mountainous features on the moon too;…

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  • MACBETH

I am doing an essay for how Macbeth is a tragic hero. I am stuck on my thesis though, I have…

If I were you, I would make my thesis more specific. Instead of writing “Macbeth is a tragic hero due to his ambition of becoming king of Scotland,” my thesis statement would look like this:…

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  • SCIENCE

How does the light of the moon differ from that of the sun?

Sun’s light originates from within the sun. Nuclear fusion takes place inside the sun and this process generates energy, which we receive in the form of light energy. Sun’s light has enough energy…

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  • SCIENCE

Why do we see phases of the moon?

The phases of the moon, as seen from the earth, are a result of the angle the moon has in relation to the sun. A fact we must remember is that the moon does not have its own light, thus what we see…

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  • THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM

What is the resolution in “The Pit and the Pendulum,” by Edgar Allan Poe?

In “The Pit and the Pendulum,” by Edgar Allan Poe, our narrator has been tried and convicted of some crime. His punishment is death, but he does not know the method that will be used. He soon finds…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

Why were the girls dancing in the wood? Why was this act considered to be a crime within Salem?

The girls were dancing in the woods because they were participating in superstitious rituals with Parris’ Barbadian slave, Tituba. In Act 1, Abigail says that, as they danced, “Tituba conjured…

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  • SCIENCE

Why did most of the particles pass straight through the thin sheet of gold in tht experiment that…

In Rutherford’s gold foil experiment, the particles of which most passed straight through the gold foil were alpha particles, which are positively charged. The few alpha particles that were…

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  • HISTORY

If Wilson’s Fourteen Points was supposed to bring about the end of all wars, why are we still at…

First, even if Wilson’s Fourteen Points had been fully and completely implemented in the aftermath of World War I, it is highly unlikely that all future wars could have been averted. In many ways,…

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  • THE ROAD

How has the boy matured in the book The Road?

This is an interesting question to answer because if you think about it the boy is a pretty static character. He’s a good person in the beginning of the novel and he’s a good person in the end….

  • LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY

In the book Emily Climbs, who is a better friend to Emily? Teddy or Ilse? And Why?

This is definitely an opinion question and an unfair one, at that. Why? Because both Teddy and Ilse are “good” people and “good” friends to Emily in this second book in the series. The…

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  • GO SET A WATCHMAN

What are two pieces of textual evidence in Go Set a Watchman that prove what kind of traits Jean…

We learn quite a bit about Jean Louise throughout the novel, not only from other characters who comment on her traits, but also from the narrator, and by examining her actions. In Ch. 1 we begin to…

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  • THE OPEN WINDOW

Describe Mr. Nuttel’s character from “The Open Window” by Saki.

In analyzing any story or part of a story, it is necessary to begin with the realization that the people are not real but are creations of an author. They are created to serve the author’s needs…

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  • SCIENCE

How does the moon create our tides?

Gravity is one of the major causes of tides. The gravity of the moon and the sun pulls on the ocean’s waters. Distance and mass are two factors of gravity. The greater the mass of an objects, the…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the difference between a solstice and an equinox? (How does the sun hit the Earth in…

In simplest terms, an equinox represents a day with equal duration of day and night (Mar 21 and September 23) and thus we have a spring and a fall equinox. And solstice refers to a day with either…

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  • SCIENCE

How does the movement of the Earth and its rotation on the axis create our seasons?

It is the fact that the earth is not “straight up and down” on its axis as it rotates around the sun that creates our seasons. As you know, the earth completes one circle around the sun each year….

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  • SCIENCE

What would happen if the earth did not move in space?

There are two movements of Earth in space- rotation and revolution. The rotation of Earth occurs about its axis. The angle of the axis is approximately 23.5 degrees. The rotation of Earth means…

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