Why do rabbits have long ears?

# Why do rabbits have long ears?

• BIOLOGY

Why do rabbits have long ears?

Rabbits form a species which is prey for several carnivores. Rabbits do not have any means to fight with their predators. Their only means of protection from them is to detect them fast, and run…

• MATH

What are the roots of 24x^3+18x^2-168x=0

We have to solve 24x^3 + 18x^2 – 168x = 0 24x^3 + 18x^2 – 168x = 0 => 6x( 4x^2 + 3x – 28) = 0 x1 = 0 x2 = [-3 + sqrt ( 9 + 448)]/8 => [ -3 + sqrt 457]/8 => -3/8 + sqrt 457 / 8 x3 = -3/8…

• MATH

Solve 34x^4 – 85x^3 + 51x^2 = 0

We have to solve: 34x^4 – 85x^3 + 51x^2 = 0 34x^4 – 85x^3 + 51x^2 = 0 => x^2( 34x^2 – 85 x + 51) = 0 => x^2 ( 34x^2 – 51 x – 34x + 51) = 0 => x^2( 17x ( 2x – 3) – 17( 2x – 3))…

• KIRA-KIRA

What qualities earned Kira-Kira the Newbery Medal?

Kira-Kira won the Newberry Medal in the year 2005. The Newberry Medal is given by the ALSC, or the Association for Library Services for Children, to their choice of best original story. Kira-Kira…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, what might have been different if the Finch house was not on…

In order to answer this question, I encourage you to consider how much of the story revolves around the neighborhood. Speculating how the story would change by changing the location of the Finch…

• TWELFTH NIGHT

Describe Feste’s character using what other characters say about him, his actions, and dialogue…

Feste, the Clown, has his character traits established by other characters comments, action and dialogue from his first entrance in Act I, scene v. He and Maria enter and she is admonishing him…

• MATH

What is the derivative of y= ((x^2) +1)(cuberoot((x^2)+2))

We have y= ((x^2) +1)(cuberoot((x^2)+2)). y = ((x^2) +1)(((x^2)+2)^(1/3)). y’ = ((x^2) +1)'(((x^2)+2)^(1/3)) + ((x^2) +1)(((x^2)+2)^(1/3))’ => y’ = 2x*(((x^2)+2)^(1/3)) + ((x^2) +1)(1/3)(x^2 +…

• TEACHERS

Reading ComprehensionI need to become better in comprehending. What are some things I can do?

Sadly, I don’t think there’s anything you can do that doesn’t involve hard work and take a long time. To improve reading comprehension, you have to read a lot (practice makes perfect, right?). In…

• MATH

Condense the following: (1/2)logm-3logn

We have to rewrite (1/2)log m-3*log n as a single term We use the property that log a – log b = log( a/b) and n*log a = log a^n (1/2)log m-3*log n => log m^(1/2) – log n^3 => log [ m^(1/2) /…

• MATH

Can someone help me with expanding: ln(3e^(2x)) ?

We have to expand: ln(3e^(2x)). Here we make use of the relations log a^n = n* log a and log ab = log a + log b ln(3e^(2x)) => ln 3 + ln e^2x => ln 3 + 2x*ln e ln e = 1 => ln 3 + 2x The…

• GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Describe the Three Jolly Bargemen, The Blue Boar, and Little Britain of Great Expectations.

The Three Jolly Bargemen appears to be an establishment that serves at least drinks, but maybe also food. It is somewhat close to the forge because Pip, Orlick and Joe frequent this location. This…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does the book, To Kill a Mockingbird, differ from the movie?

In the beginning, we miss many of the school experiences that Scout encounters in the book. We never really meet Miss Caroline or see her struggle to educate the 1st grade. Therefore, the issue…

• 1984

In 1984, how are the Parsons different from Winston Smith?

The biggest difference between the Parsons and Winston Smith is the passing of children. Winston does seem to be older than the Parsons and is still able to think for himself. The Parsons however,…

• THE CRUCIBLE

What are a few examples of how Reverend Parris started and perpetuated the Salem Witch Trials in…

If you watch Parris in the opening scene, his biggest concern is his reputation. He is less concerned with Betty’s condition than he is about what his parishoners are going to think. This effort to…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, what is Atticus’s temperament?

Atticus is very calm, even mellow. His children think it is because he is old, but it has more to do with his attitude toward people. He believes that everyone should be treated with respect….

• MATH

expand: ln (6/(e^(3x)))

We have to expand: ln (6/(e^(3x))) Use the following relations: log ( a/b) = log a – log b log a^n = n*log a ln (6/(e^(3x))) => ln 6 – ln (e^3x) => ln 6 – 3x * ln e => ln 6 – 3x The…

• MATH

log (2+3)

The problem is asking for an evaluation of log (2 + 3). => log (2 + 3) => log ( 5 ) => 10 ^x = 5 => x log 10 = log 5 => x = (log 5)/(log 10) => x = .699 (approximately) The answer…

• HISTORY

On what factors was the United States’ claim to have a “manifest destiny” based?

The claim that the United States had this manifest destiny was based on the fact that the US was the richest and most powerful country in the Western Hemisphere by the mid-1800s when the phrase was…

• GREAT EXPECTATIONS

In chapters 10 and 16 of Great Expectations,what two items from Pip’s past reappear?

In chapter 10, the file that belonged to Joe which Pip stole for the convict reappears. There is a man sitting at the bar at the Three Jolly Bargemen who is actually stirring a drink with the file….

• CHEMISTRY

What is the balanced chemical reaction in the following case:When hydrogen gas is burned, it…

Hydrogen gas undergoes a chemical reaction in which it is oxidized by oxygen; which itself is reduced by the hydrogen. In plain language, the reaction is that of hydrogen being burned and for which…

• MATH

Expand : log(x^2/√(z))

log (x^2/ sqrt(z) We will use the logarithm properties to expand and simplify. We know that: lod a/b = log a – log b Then log (x^2/ sqrt(z)] = log (x^2) – log [sqrt(z)] We will rewrite sqrt(z) =…

• GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL

Explain how China’s east/west axis led to the “sinification” of China in Guns, Germs, and…

One of Diamond’s major arguments in this book is that long east-west axes allow crops to diffuse — to move from place to place. This is because places on one east-west axis tend to have similar…

• INTO THE WILD

How does the structure of Into the Wild contribute to the theme of the pursuit of happiness?

It is worth thinking about how carefully Krakauer structures this book and in particular how the narrative shifts between two sections of the life of Chris McCandless. It starts, for example, with…

• THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE

Describe the relationship between Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel….

In Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll tells Utterson at the very beginning that Jekyll and Hyde are tied closely together, but he will give no…

• ETHAN FROME

In Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton, based on Chapters 1-5, why is Zeena dissatisfied with Mattie?

Mattie is not a very good housekeeper, but she tries hard to please Zeena–an impossible task. Zeena is so cold, critical, and self-centered that no one would be able to please her. Zeena’s…

• THE DOLL’S HOUSE

Please comment on the ending of “The Doll’s House” by Katharine Mansfield.

This excellent story is as much about social division as it is about anything else. The doll’s house, which becomes the status symbol for the Burnell girls, emphasises that, even amongst children,…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What did Atticus try to decide while walking to window, in Chap. 18 of To Kill a Mockingbird, by…

Great question…reading between the lines! As this seems to be more an answer based upon opinion, I can only tell you what I think. In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch is a…

• HISTORY

How did the rise of the Atlantic slave trade affect Africa, economically, politically, and…

There are bound to be profound impacts in anything that involves a condition that involves about 9 to 12 million people. This sheer volume of slaves who were moved due to the Translantic Slave…

• CONTENTS OF THE DEAD MAN’S POCKET

What are the stylistic devices used in “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket?”

The vast majority of works of literature use stylistic devices in their presentation of the story, so it is just a matter of re-reading this excellent tale of vertigo and identifying some, then…

• IN COLD BLOOD

How does Truman Capote write In Cold Blood to make the reader sympathetic towards the killers?

Capote details the abuse and contempt experienced by the killer Perry Smith from a very young age. Because of this attention to the killer’s background, which parallels the author’s sensitive…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

In The Great Gatsby, how did Nick deceive Jordan?

This occurs in chapter 3. This is very important because Nick paints himself as the moral character of the story, and he should, he’s the story-teller and has the right and ability to taint our…

• WUTHERING HEIGHTS

What is Heathcliff’s core quest/mission in Wuthering Heights? Please provide examples of his…

Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte, is a story that spans two generations. At the story’s beginning, Mr. Earnshaw, who is the master at Wuthering Heights, one day brings home an orphan from…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

In The Great Gatsby, how does Jordan reveal herself to be materialistic?

Jordan represents the material essence of the “flapper” in a couple of ways. The first is that her condition of being self centered is something that plays a large role in her character. Jordan…

• TWO KINDS

In “Two Kinds,” what was purpose of Jing-mei’s mother in offering to give her the piano on her…

I think if we look at the story carefully we can see that it actually is a peace offering and a final acceptance on the part of the mother that her daughter has chosen her own way and she cannot…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Should Quebec be separated from Canada?Throughout the economy of Quebec today, I think it should…

I’m not sure that leaving Canada would help. First of all, Quebec does not really produce more than its share of Canada’s GDP. Its GDP is about 20% of Canada’s and its population is 22%. So it’s…

• TWO KINDS

In “Two Kinds,” what is the meaning of the second piece of music at the end?

As a child, Jing-Mei resents her mother’s seemingly pushy treatment of her. She “pleads” to do things her way, especially when it comes to playing the piano or being able to choose her own…

• GATHERING BLUE

In Gathering Blue, what does Kira mean when she tells Thomas that the two of them can “make it…

In Kira’s society, people with handicaps are not allowed to stay in the village. They are banished to “another” place. Kira has a deformed leg. She was not sacrificed at birth because of this…

• THE TELL-TALE HEART

What is the contrast between Poe’s “Tell-Tale Heart and Woolf’s “A Haunted House”?

In comparing Edgar Allan Poe’s story, “The Tell-Tale Heart,” and Virginia Woolf’s “A Haunted House,” the mood of the stories is strikingly different. In Poe’s tale of horror, “The Tell-Tale Heart,”…

• THE ODYSSEY

During The Odyssey, what specifically does Athena do to help Telemachus in book 2?

In book 2, Athena helps Telemachus in several ways. First, when Telemachus addresses the people, he approaches them as a young prince with all of the immaturity and inexperience he has. However,…

• MATH

If henry plans to paint only the top, front, left and right sides of his shed,what is the surface…

Given the dimension of the box are : 5 ft 6 in , 5, and 6 height. We know that: 12 in = 1 ft ==> 6 in = 0.5 ft ==> Then the dimensions are: L= 5.5 , W= 5, and h= 6. We need to to calculate…

• TWO KINDS

In “Two Kinds,” by Amy Tan, what are the moments of crisis in the conflict of this story?I…

I think you are right in identifying the piano recital as one of the key moments of conflict. This is of course a part-hilarious, part-tragic event that really brings the conflict between Jing-Mei…

• BEOWULF

Does Beowulf support or disprove the idea that both Beowulf and Grendel are primarily…

The text does support this idea. First of all, Beowulf is an epic poem and Beowulf is an epic hero in the tradition of the genre. He is strong and courageous, fighting for the benefit of others;…

• THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE

What are the internal and external conflicts of Dr. Jekyll in The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and…

In Robert Louis Steveson’s story, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, I believe that Dr. Jekyll is greatly conflicted about what he has done. In terms of the internal conflict, Dr. Jekyll…

• HEALTH ISSUES

Why is it important to monitor your heart rate before and after working out?

During a workout the requirement of oxygen to the parts of the body that are being and the entire body in general goes up. Workouts can be of many types which include aerobic and anaerobic. The…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

Please explain the purpose of the parties at Gatsby’s estate in The Great Gatsby. I don’t…

The elaborate, “fancy” parties in The Great Gatsby involve illegal alcohol for starters. Though alcohol would soon be legalized again, at the time it’s illegal. The alcohol itself, one could…

• THE GLASS MENAGERIE

In Act 1, scene 1 of The Glass Menagerie, please list all the conflicts in this scene and…

The Glass Menagerie has three main characters: there is a mother and her two children. The mother is Amanda; she has a daughter named Laura and a son named Tom. Tom introduces and narrates the…

• SCIENCE

1.) Name the classification of matter that is homogeneous BUT heteroatomic? 2.) Name the…

Homogeneous means that the composition of the material is uniform throughout. Homogeneous materials can be either mixtures, elements, or compounds. Heteroatomic means that the material has more…

• THE COLD EQUATIONS

In “The Cold Equations” Barton waits until last possible minute to jettison Marilyn because…..

….he can’t really believe that he is going to have to do what he knows he has to do. When he first discovers that there is a stowaway on board, he sets out to deal with the problem quickly and…

• HISTORY

Whose viewpoint regarding the Spanish American War is more convincing? US or Spain?

There are a number of ways that you could define each country’s viewpoints regarding this war. I will set out how I see each viewpoint. For the US, the viewpoint was that the Spanish were brutally…