Who are some eminent mathematicians?

Who are some eminent mathematicians?

  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Modern TakesSo, I was just wondering what everyone thought about modern takes on the novel. I…

Nothing beats the original work, but I am not opposed to modern takes. It is conceited and short-sighted not to recognize that times are changing and students today learn differently using…

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  • HISTORY

Who are some eminent mathematicians?

Many of the most eminent mathematicians lived in the ancient past. First among mathematicians is Euclid. Beyond lending his name to Euclidean geometry, in his greatest work, the Elements, he…

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  • MACBETH

In the end, Macbeth is punished for his crimes and the rightful heir becomes king. So, the play…

No, I disagree. By definition, tragedy is a play with a serious theme that usually ends unhappily for the main character set in motion by a tragic mistake (harmatia). Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”…

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  • A SEPARATE PEACE

I need to be a protagonist (Gene) and describe two events in the story. Please tell me if you…

I bolded what needs fixed. The novel I am in is called A Separate Peace by John Knowles. My name is Gene, and I am sixteen years old at Devon during World War II. I was a very competitive student…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What role does Montag’s hand play in the novel?

Excellent question that identifies one of the most intriguing aspects of the character of Guy Montag. Montag is a very interesting protagonist to study, because he is by no means a perfect hero -…

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  • COLONIALISM

Mention the objectives of the Berlin conference.berling conference it was convened by the german…

The Berlin Conference began on November 15, 1884 and ran until the following February, and essentially divided Africa into spheres of influence among major nations. Competition over the…

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  • MATH

Is the statement true that f(x)< x- (x^3/3), where f(x)=arctg x?

There are a couple of ways to evaluate this inequality. One is to graph arctg (x) and x-x^3/3 and note that the two graphs intersect. Thus it is not always true that f(x) < x – x^3/3 A quick way…

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  • MATH

What is the integral of the function f(x)=1/e^x+e^x, where x=0 to x=1.

f(x) = 1/e^x + e^x = e^-x + e^x Int(e^x) = e^x + C Using the chain rule, Int(e^-x) = Int[-(e^-x)/(-1)] = e^-x/(-1) + C so, Int(f(x)) = -e^-x + e^x = e^x – e^-x + C and from x = 0 to 1 Int(f(x) =…

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  • MATH

Having the function fn(x)=x^n+n*x-1, demonstrate that fn is convex, for any n>2; n is a…

A function is convex over a region R if every point on the function in R lies beneath the line connecting the boundaries of R. The second derivative of a function can tell us whether a function is…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What makes Atticus so unbiased?

There are several reasons why Atticus is unbiased: 1. He tells Scout to see things from other people’s perspectives. This is seen towards the beginning of the novel with Scout’s teacher–Miss…

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  • ARTS

How are photographs important to newspaper and television?

Photojournalism plays a prominent role in disseminating both information and misinformation nowadays. Photographs can also arouse emotion much more quickly than the written word. For one thing, a…

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  • MACBETH

Characters struggle, and in some cases, suffer with the aftermath of decisions they or others…

Victor’s decision to destroy the partner he was creating for the Creature is the one decision that determines everything that happens to him for the rest of his life. If he had just created the…

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  • HAMLET

In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, what are three words to describe Claudius?

  1. Conniving. He constantly manipulates characters around him to serve his own means. He pulls off a sneaky murder of Hamlet’s dad, manages to woo and win the queen, convinces Rosencrantz and…

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  • MACBETH

How does Duncan reward Macbeth for his bravery in defeating the rebels?After that, I have to…

Duncan rewards Macbeth with the title of the Thane of Cawdor, and all land that comes with it. He also says that Macbeth will rise to new levels of power and glory, saying “I have begun to plant…

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  • AMY LOWELL

I have been looking for a poem by Amy Lowell which was about hands and an old opera tune. Can you…

Without a title, it’s difficult to tell you where to find the poem. I did a search for Lowell’s poems that contain the words “hand” and “opera” and found “An Opera House.” Could this be the poem…

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  • AMOS FORTUNE, FREE MAN

Why was the move to Jaffrey difficult for Amos and Violet in Amos Fortune: Free Man?

Compared to the town of Woburn from which Amos and Violet are traveling, Jaffrey is still largely unsettled. Even though she has been a slave, Violet has become accustomed to “the comfort of a big…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

Make a list of the various conflicts in the novel under the following headings. Be able to give…

Character vs. character: Johnny vs. Bob- This is one of the more obvious ones, as Bob attacks Johnny not once, but twice in the novel. Because Johnny is the most gentle of the greasers, and…

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  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

How does Shakespeare portray love in A Midsummer Night’s Dream?

As Lysander says, “The course of true love never did run smooth.” Love in A Midsummer Night’s Dream is portrayed as complicated and difficult, yet Shakespeare does it in a way that is humorous and…

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  • THE ZOO STORY

What is Jerry’s purpose in Edward Albee’s The Zoo Story?

Edward Albee’s “The Zoo Story” is a darkly humorous examination of two people’s existence. The entire drama is an interaction between a middle aged family man and a misplaced, lost, man who is…

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  • HISTORY

How were the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan similar and how were they different?

Excellent answer. The Marshall Plan, the brainchild of George C. Marshall (who had been head of the Allied Chiefs of Staff during WW II), really had no intended connection to the Truman Doctrine…

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  • HISTORY

What are the differing points of view between individual rights and the common good?

The relationship between individual rights and the common good is a fundamental question in political philosophy, and it is certainly an important consideration for the Founding Fathers. The…

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  • BUSINESS

Can a person place a lien on someone’s property for work based upon a verbal agreement, then…

There are a number of issues to your husband’s inquiry and because your question is somewhat vague I will at least touch base on several scenarios. 1. Verbal agreements are not binding in a court…

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  • I WANDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD

Critically comment on the romantic features of “I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud.”

Until the poet is in communion with Nature he is “lonely as a cloud,” but when his spirit connects with the lovely sight of the daffodils, he “could not but be gay” with the “wealth the show to me…

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  • I WANDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD

How does Wordsworth’s poem “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” start with solitude and end with company?

William Wordsworth is considered one of the most important figures in British Romantic history. British Romanticism placed an enormous emphasis on nature and humanity’s relationship to it. In…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER

Why do Tom and Huck go to the graveyard?

In The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn tells Tom the cure for curing warts and that is what takes them to the graveyard. Hucks states, “”Devil follow corpse, cat follow devil, warts follow…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

How does the novel, Fahrenheit 451 make you feel?How does the novel, Fahrenheit 451 make you feel?

It makes me feel uneasy because of some disturbing similarities between the novel’s setting and our own society, especially in regard to materialism and mindless entertainment. Since the novel is…

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  • TWILIGHT

In Twilight, what is the meaning of the following quote?”I was sure it was a dream.” “You’re not…

One way to interpret this quote, which comes after Edward has revealed his true nature, and that he used to watch Bella sleep, is that he is teasing her about the “ordinary” content of normal…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

Who looked after Ponyboy when his brother went to work?

Ponyboy is basically on his own–at least free of adult supervision–whenever Darry is at work, which is most of the time since he often works a double-shift. They really don’t have much choice,…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, what does Jim think happened to him as a result of the…

While Jim is sleeping, Tom hangs Jim’s hat on a tree branch so Jim will be confused as to how it got there. Jim is highly superstitious and develops a story of being visited by witches who rode him…

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  • REFERENCE

How is the current economic crisis comparable to the stock market crash of 1929 and the ensuing…

Deflation, inflation and mass unemployment, with all the attendant social dislocation, and the whole thing spreading from country to country and affecting the entire world- yeah, it sure looks…

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  • THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO

Is The Communist Manifesto legal to read in some countries?I’m curious because I’m in an AP…

The Communist Manifesto was written in 1848 by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels and stands as the classic statement of the political beliefs from which the theories and assertions of communism…

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  • MY LAST DUCHESS

How is the poem “My Last Duchess” a dramatic monologue?

Browning’s poem is an excellent example of a dramatic monologue. It is a monologue because the entire poem consists of the words spoken by a single voice, Duke Ferrara’s. It is dramatic because it…

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  • SONNET 29

How do I write my own sonnet?

You said you know the rhyme scheme of 14 lines (ABAB CDCD EFEF GG) and it’s in iambic pentameter (ta DA ta DA ta DA ta DA ta DA). You will have three stanzas of four lines, followed by a…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

Does Shylock die, and does his daughter come back to him at the end? Also, with whom does…

  1. Shylock does not die in Merchant. However, he does see his punishment as worse than death. When the Duke gives him his first sentence (before Antonio suggests an alternative), Shylock…

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  • REFERENCE

How do you cite a response to an enotes discussion group post in MLA format?I am writing an essay…

Post the writer’s name, the subject headline (including “Re”), “Online Posting,” website’s name, date of posting, then cut-paste complete address. Roberts, Edgar A., Writing About Literature, 11th…

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  • MATH

How many decimals are in 267897?well u haft to count places in order to believe that it’s right

Also, note that this number does not have what is typically referred to as “decimals”. We use that term for portions of a number that are less than one. For example, the number 6 and 5 tenths…

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  • ISABEL ALLENDE

Cuentos de Eva lunaI am currently preparing a guide for my L6 Spanish students on Cuentos de Eva…

I am a Spanish teacher myself, and Isabel Allende is one of my favorite writers, as is Gabriel Garcia Marquez. I am not sure if you are introducing your story in Spanish or in English, but it would…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

What in Shakespeare’s background is relevant to Julius Caesar?

Shakespeare lived and worked in a monarchy, his career taking place during the reigns both of Queen Elizabeth I and King James I. They were not titular heads of state; they ruled England while the…

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  • GAMES AT TWILIGHT

Choose any character from “Games at Twilight” by Anita Desai, and say how you feel sympathy for…

My favorite character is the main character, Ravi. He is such a vulnerable, imaginative, and hopeful little kid, and I can’t help but relate to him. Desai goes into such depth to describe his…

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  • ROBERT FROST

What kind of symbolism is showed in “The Silken Tent” by Robert Frost?

“The Silken Tent” uses a very detailed simile, or symbol, to describe how he feels about his loved one. He compares her, using a simile, to a “silken tent” in the summer breeze. Then, he expounds…

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  • HAMLET

Hamlet has been described by Rebekah West as “a bad man.” She argued that Hamlet is a better…

Having read some of Rebekah West’s criticism and description of Hamlet, it is difficult to figure out exactly what your question is trying to get at. In terms of her description of Hamlet as a…

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  • S. LEWIS

Identify and examine the nature of tragedy in The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis.

“Tragedy” in Lewis’s eyes is quite different from earthly tragedies. While Lewis endured his share of earthly tragedies–his mother’s death at a young age and his wife’s death from cancer, The…

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  • ROBINSON CRUSOE

Explain the values presented in “Robinson Crusoe”.!!!!!!!

Crusoe’s efforts at survival are noteworthy. He persists at making pottery from clay he found on the island until he gets it right. He makes a small house, a dairy, and a grain farm from…

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  • LITERATURE

Discuss the factors that contributed to the rise of the novel?i need this answer pllllllllllllllllz

The novel, as we would understand it, developed in the 1700’s and was the direct result of the Industrial Revolution. The price of paper, ink, bookbinding, etc. became progressively cheaper as…

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  • THE NECKLACE

Write the character setch of Madam Loisel from “The Necklace”.in 300 words

Madam Loisel is a nag. She is concerned with appearances and what others might think. She is somewhat shallow and prideful. She is pushy toward her husband to get invited to dinner parties and make…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

From “Fahrenheit 451,” what does the metaphor “pore” mean?

Faber uses the metaphor of a pore to describe one of the reasons that books are so great. He says that they have “pores.” This simply means, according to Faber, that “they have…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

In “Fahrenheit 451” how would you describe Beatty didactic methods?

When the word didactic is used, it is typically referring to one’s style of teaching, or instructing other people. Beatty is an interesting teacher, who employs interesting didactic methods to…

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  • MACBETH

In Macbeth, in what situations besides the murder of Duncan does Macbeth show lust for power?

Macbeth shows his lust for power first by instantly clinging to the witches’ prophecy that he will be promoted to Thane of Cawdor and king. The Prince of Cumberland! That is a step(55) On which…

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  • BUSINESS

Is there any specific link to find multiple choice questions on management topics?Anything apart…

You haven’t mentioned what kind of management you had in mind, but here are three sites to do with business management in various sectors, and on both a regional and more global scope. Hope this is…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What is a solid example (who, what, where, when, why, how,what happened?) for how regional…

Regional organizations in Africa and South America have often attempted peace keeping or mediating roles, as in the Agentine-Chile conflicts, the Falklands War, and numerous African conflicts…

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