When is velocity and speed the same.

When is velocity and speed the same.

• SCIENCE

When is velocity and speed the same.

Velocity of an object refers to the rate of movement or change of its position in terms of distance covered as well as the direction of movement. In contrast, speed is a measurement of the rate of…

• 1984

In 1984, why does Winston say that he must have some “ancestral memory that things had once been…

Winston says this because he cannot think of any other reason why he should be dissatisfied with the physical conditions of his life. When he thinks this, he is sitting in the cafeteria at work and…

• MATH

gift \$ 150000. CDs pay 4.5 %, bonds 4.3 %, & stocks 6.7 % interest. invests \$ 60000 more in…

Let x, y and z be the invested amounts in CD, Bonds and stocks respectively. Then, x+y+z = 150000……….(1). The investment in bond is \$60000 more than that in CD’s. So y =…

How does a casino make profits?

A casino makes profits the same way any other business makes profits — by taking in more money than it expends in fixed and variable costs. Casinos make their profits mainly by the fact that their…

• SCIENCE

Why does a hot air balloon rise up and what would we need to lift 500 kilograms.

When air is heated, it expands and occupies more volume. As the weight of a given volume of cold air is more than the weight of an equal volume of warm air, it leads to a force equal to the…

• SCIENCE

Is kilogram a measure of weight or mass? Is my weight 123 pounds?

Mass is the amount of matter in an object. This amount doesn’t change no matter where the mass is located. It can be on Earth or on the moon, but whatever the object’s mass is, that would remain…

• MATH

y= x^5+ 2x^3+ 6. If dy/dx=0 , find x.

To calculate the roots of the equation dy/dx=0, we’ll have to differentiate the given relation both sides. y= x^5+ 2x^3+ 6 dy= (x^5+ 2x^3+ 6)’dx To differentiate the given expression x^5+ 2x^3+ 6,…

• A ROSE FOR EMILY

Compare the treatments of the North and South in “Roselily” by Walker and “A Rose for Emily” by…

In both “Roselily” and ” A Rose for Emily” the North is only alluded to because each story is set in the South. In “Roselily,” the North is where Abraham Lincoln lived; where religious diversity…

• MATH

What is the next term of the series 8, 14, 32, 86.

I believe that the next number in this sequence is going to be 248. The way that I get this is by noticing a pattern between the 4 numbers that you have given us. In each case, the difference…

• SCIENCE

What is centripetal force?

Centripetal force is a force that is acting on an object if it is orbiting around another object. This can happen to a planet as it orbits the Sun or it can happen to a weight that you tie to a…

• SCIENCE

Why do we always see the same side of the moon

We always see the same side of the moon due to the rotation of the moon on its axis in addition to revolving around the Earth. This happens with almost all the heavenly bodies. The Earth rotates on…

• SCIENCE

What is the difference between the various blood types

There are four types of blood in humans. Type A, B, AB, and O. The type is due to the presence of antigens(proteins) found in the blood. Type A contains antigen A. Type B contains antigen B. Type…

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• MATH

What is the extreme values of the function f(x)= 6x^3+ 3x^2+ 4

f(x) = 6x^3 + 3x^2 + 4 First we will calculate the first derivative’s zeros: f'(x) = 18x^2 + 6x = 0 ==> 6x(3x + 1) = 0 ==> x= 0 and x = -1/3 Then we have two extreme values: f(0) and…

• HISTORY

How did US popular culture change in the post-WW2 years?How did US popular culture change in the…

When you ask how it changed in the post-WWII years, how long are you talking about? How far does “post-WWII” extend? I’m going to answer this as if it only extends into the mid 1950s. To me, the…

• THE METAMORPHOSIS

In The Metamorphosis, why does Gregor not question his transformation?

That is one of the great unanswerable questions about this text. It would certainly seem that any normal, sane person would question how and why he or she had changed into a bug overnight, but…

• THE CRUCIBLE

What did Elizabeth mean by her final statement in Act IV of The Crucible?

The last thing Elizabeth says is the last line of the play: He have his goodness now. God forbid I take it from him. Elizabeth knows this has been a terrible time for their marriage and…

• THE JILTING OF GRANNY WEATHERALL

How would you characterize Granny Weatherall in “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall”?

Of course, the stream of consciousness narrative adopted by the author gives us a real insight into Granny Weatherall’s character. Clearly, if you read this story, hopefully you cannot fail to…

• REFERENCE

Why does Bridget go to Halifax in August? (Lynn Coady’s novel, Strange Heaven)

Bridget goes to Halifax in August because she transferred herself to a childrenâ€™s hospital psychiatric ward that was based there.

• OEDIPUS REX

Where does the peripeteia (reversal) occur in the play Oedipus Rex?

Both the recognition and reversal occur when it is revealed that he was adopted. This is a key piece of the puzzle. First Oedipus recognises that he is the man he has been looking for and as a…

• THE CRUCIBLE

Why does Mary Warren change her testimony about Proctor and about pretending? (The Crucible Act III)

This is certainly an opinion question but it can be proven by facts in the story. At first, when Mary Warren went to testify, she was indeed under the fear, although a healthy fear, of her boss….

• 1984

In 1984 why does Winston believe that the hope of government overthrow lies in the hands of the…

I think that there are two reasons why Winston thinks that the proles are the only hope. First, there is the fact of the sheer number of proles who exist. According to Winston, they make up 85% of…

• RELIGION

Explain if you think a modern day “Garden of Eden” is possible.

I am not one to believe that the singularity and purity of what comprised the Garden of Eden is one that we as humans can construct or to which we can revert back. The construction of the garden…

• SCIENCE

What decides color of hair?

Our hair gets its color from two pigments which are known as eumelanin and pheomelanin. The color black is given to hair by eumelanin and pheomelanin gives hair the red color. Depending on how much…

• SCIENCE

What are some potential problems involved in the use of viruses in gene therapy.

Viruses are useful in gene therapy as vectors because they normally attach to host cells when they reproduce and inject their genetic information into the host cell, causing the host cell to…

• FRANKENSTEIN

How might Frankenstein’s rejection of his creature impact the creature in Frankenstein?

Your question is central to the theme of nature vs. nurture in Shelley’s Frankenstein. Left on his own, without any nurturing, the creature becomes a monster. Without nurturing, he kills a child,…

• LAW AND POLITICS

For how many years is a copyright?

A copyright, unlike a patent, lasts for the entire life of the author, and international law is pretty much all the same in extending copyright protections for between 50 and 100 years after the…

• A ROSE FOR EMILY

Describe the effects of circumstance the characters in “A Rose For Emily” and “Young Goodman…

Your question sounds like a very good assignment. I don’t want to do all the work answering it, but I’ll gladly make a few comments that I hope you will find helpful. The main (title) characters…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

Study Guide/ Question & AnswerI have a study packet for “Lord of the flies” and decided it would…

I suspect that you can do two things to improve the response rate to your post: 1. [Deleted after the original posting was revised] 2. Post your own ideas first: Show how you might answer each of…

• A WORN PATH

I need help coming up with an argument for my work based on Outcast/Outsider in “A Worn…

Clearly there are plenty of examples of racism in the story which you can use to demonstrate how Phoenix is an outsider. Consider her meeting with the white hunter who initially is friendly with…

• RELIGION

How did Paul of Tarsus transform the teaching of Jesus of Nazareth from an outgrowth of Judaism…

Saul of Tarsus, later renamed “Paul” , was a Jew who identified himself as a Pharisee. He first appears on the scene in the Bible as a persecutor of early Christians in the book of Acts, chapter 7….

• LORD OF THE FLIES

What does Ralph recall hearing from Simon and seeing in the sky in Lord of the Flies?

Lord of the Flies is a symbolic novel in which the people, places and characters have meaning beyond their actual existence. In chapter ten, the boys have just woken up the morning after they…

• SIR THOMAS WYATT

What is the figurative meaning Sir Thomas Wyatt’s poem “My Lute, Awake!”?

This question you ask hits upon a complex point in criticism of Wyatt’s work. Critics generally agree that Wyatt spoke in his poems with a duplicity that veiled a social or political or cultural…

How is brand value calculated?

With a well known brand that is associated with good quality products and which is familiar and respected by customers, a higher price can be charged from them than the price of the same product…

• 1984

In Part One, Chapter Five of 1984, why does Winston start to sweat when he discovers that the…

I think that you can find the answer to this question in the lines immediately following the one that says he is starting to sweat. There, Orwell tells us that Winston is afraid of the girl. He…

• SCIENCE

Why does the skin turn yellow when we have jaundice?

Jaundice is the name a group of diseases caused by lever infection and reasons, which is accompanied by the skin, the tissues, and the whites of the eye, becoming yellowish. This yellow…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Who is the protagonist in To Kill A Mockingbird and why?

The reason Scout is the protagonist in this story is evidenced by the changes that take place in her life over the two year period the book covers. She begins as a rather naive little girl who is…

• DEATH OF A SALESMAN

According to Willy, how is Howard different from his father?

Howard is different than his father in that, first of all, Howard used to esteem and care about the quality, and not quantity of good labor and animosity, atmosphere and productivity of the…

• I STAND HERE IRONING

Physical context has to do with time of day, whether the action takes place inside or outside and…

With autobiographical overtones, Tillie Olsen’s “I Stand Here Ironing” relates a mother’s monologue in which she expresses her ambivalence about her child-rearing abilities regarding her daughter…

• I STAND HERE IRONING

Geographically speaking what part of the country does the story take place–a large city or small…

Tillie Olsen’s “I Stand Here Ironing” is a story that could be set in many places; the only indication of where the mother and Emily live is toward the end of the narrative. There, the mother…

• FAHRENHEIT 451

What purpose are the characters on the parlor screens supposed to serve in the society of…

In this society, people are not supposed to have true relationships with other people. They are not supposed to really care about other real people. You can see this in how Millie and Guy have…

• I STAND HERE IRONING

Did Emily’s mother love her other children more than she loved Emily? explain – (quote specific…

The mother of “I Stand Here Ironing” seems to feel some guilt about not having the money to be able to keep Emily at home, and she recriminates herself for not smiling at her enough, What was in…

• YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN

In “Young Goodman Brown”, how does Goodman Brown view his action in relation to his family history?

You have asked two questions so I have had to edit it down to only one, according to enotes regulations. Like so many of Hawthorne’s short tales, this story is rich in allegorical overtones, in…

• MATH

Solve for x in each of the following, x E C. x^6-7x^3-8=0

You need to begin by first factoring the equation to simplest terms. In your equation x^6 – 7x^3 – 8 =0, start with the term x^6 this can be x^3 * x^3. You would then set up two new parentheses…

• HAMLET

Why doesn’t Gertrude see the Ghost?Why doesn’t Gertrude see the Ghost?

That’s a very good question. Actually, when John Barton directed a production of Hamlet at the Royal Shakespeare Company in the late 70s, he had Gertrude see the ghost. His reason being that…

• THE CANTERBURY TALES

How does Chaucer himself fit into the group?

The”I” in the narration is generally assumed to be Chaucer’s portrayal of himself in the Canterbury Tales, though the reader can’t be absolutely postive that the “I” is definitely Chaucer himself…

• FONTAMARA

Why is it that Ignazio Silone used a pseudonym and did not use his real name in Fontamara?

The Italian writer Ignazio Silone was born Secondo Tranquilli, but he dropped his real name because he wanted to protect his family during the years of the Fascist dictatorship. During the twenty…

• THE CRUCIBLE

Has American society learned from the Salem witch trials and McCarthyism, or is it possible for…

I think that it is certainly possible for more “witch hunts” to occur in the US. I think that one major reason for this is that the “witch hunts” of any particular generation do not seem like…

• THE BIRDS

Why dont the birds kill the livestock in The Birds?

Based upon critical analysis of the story, there is much that is not understood with regard to the birds’ violent behavior. It is suggested that it may be tied to the East wind, which could be…