Why does math have to be involved in our every day life??!!!

Why does math have to be involved in our every day life??!!!

  • THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS

In “There Will Come Soft Rains,” how does the author describe the nursery? What is significant…

Ray Bradbury’s short story “There Will Come Soft Rains” is about a high-tech house that continues its automated regimen despite the fact the humans who occupied the house have been destroyed in a…

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  • HISTORY

How did the United States expand its territory and why did Americans move into these territories?

There were several examples of how the United States expanded its territories. Americans were willing to move into these territories for various reasons. The first example of expansion came in…

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  • THE DEVIL’S ARITHMETIC

In The Devil’s Arithmetic what is foreshadowed on pages 27 and 28?

In my copy of The Devil’s Arithmetic, page 27 and 28 are about the end of the car ride to Hannah’s grandparents’ apartment in the Bronx, NY where the family will celebrate the Seder meal….

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  • THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS

Describe the sequence of the changes the house undergoes during the story “There Will Come Soft…

In Ray Bradbury’s “There Will Come Soft Rains,” the one house remaining in Allendale, Calif. after a nuclear blast goes from something that served a family to something that serves no purpose and…

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  • THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER

In “The Devil and Tom Walker,” which words and phrases use imagery to describe a horse?

Let’s look closely at those lines. They appear near the beginning of the story, when it’s a particularly good time to pay attention to any imagery. (Why? Imagery, especially near the very start of…

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  • HISTORY

Who founded Carolina Colony in 1663?

Carolina was named by the Frenchman Jean Ribualt after King Charles IX of France. Carolina is the Latin pronunciation of Charles. In 1663, the English King Charles II rewarded the loyalty of…

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  • RIKKI-TIKKI-TAVI

What does Rikki do when Nagaina asks him to spare her last egg in “Rikki-tikki-tavi”?

Rikki tells Nagaina that he is not going to spare her egg and he will kill her. The mongoose is the natural enemy of the snake. As soon as Rikki shows up, the cobras Nag and Nagaina immediately…

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  • THE STORY OF AN HOUR

What is the conflict in Kate Chopin’s short story, “The Story of an Hour”?

The central conflict in Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” is between the main character, Louise Mallard, and society. The story begins when Louise’s sister, Josephine, is attempting to gently…

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  • THE HUNGER GAMES

What is different about the wasps found in the Hunger Games?

The wasps found in The Hunger Games both in and out of the arena are called tracker jackers. These are wasps that have been genetically engineered by scientists in the Capitol. Tracker jackers are…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the difference between a non-rechargeable and a rechargeable battery?

Batteries are commonly used to power small devices, such as cellphones, flashlights, watches, etc. These batteries generate electricity by chemical reactions. As the reaction progresses,…

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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL

What happens to Scrooge’s belongings in the Christmas future in A Christmas Carol?

Scrooge’s belongings are stolen by his employees in the Christmas future. When Scrooge travels into the future with the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, he sees his future self. He has no idea…

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  • THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH

Summarize Edgar Allan Poe’s The Masque of the Red Death from the perspective of Prince Prospero….

If I’m Prince Prospero, as this character is described in Edgar Allan Poe’s short story The Masque of the Red Death, I’m frightened of the plague sweeping the countryside, killing thousands of…

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  • ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT

These are some questions that may be asked during a person’s teen years. I need help in trying to…

The adolescent years are a period of change and transition for young people and can therefore be unsettling and even frightening. Thus many teens have questions and fears about how their lives and…

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  • LYDDIE

What is the cause and effect in Chapter 14 of Lyddie?

Lyddie worries about her family, so she desperately tries to make as much money as she can. Lyddie is a factory worker because there is a large debt owed on the family farm. She is constantly…

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  • LYDDIE

What is the plot and who are the characters in Chapter 13 of the book Lyddie ?

Lyddie is upset because her fellow factory girls want her to sign a petition for workers’ rights. She doesn’t sign even as conditions get more dangerous, and eventually she gets hurt. The main…

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  • THE HUNGER GAMES

How is The Hunger Games about “the search for identity”? What points support that theme?

Interesting thesis! Throughout the book The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, numerous identity searches are revealed. This is shown with multiple characters, such as Katniss and Peeta. Beginning…

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  • RACISM

I need to write a 3-minute speech about racism by tomorrow I already have 1 minute and 26 seconds…

The first thing you should do is narrow your topic. Paradoxically, it is easier to write a long speech on a narrow topic than on a broad topic. If you try to talk about racism in general, after…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

From Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, where is racism addressed through the characters of Atticus…

After the Tom Robinson trial, Atticus and Jem are discussing the laws surrounding rape. Jem wonders why a verdict of death was appropriate for the crime. Atticus explains the racism surrounding the…

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  • SCIENCE

If the Earth’s rotation slowed down until there were only 180 days in a year, how would I compare…

The solar day is the one we usually think of as a “day”; it’s the time it takes for the apparent position of the Sun in the sky to complete one cycle and return to its original position.The…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

In Chapter 1 of The Outsiders, what was it that Ponyboy didn’t believe about Darry?

In Chapter 1, Ponyboy describes his oldest brother Darry as being a strict person who rarely smiles. Unlike Sodapop, Darry doesn’t listen to Pony and treats him like he is six years old. Ponyboy…

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  • HISTORY OF PLYMOUTH PLANTATION

Why do you think William Bradford mainly writes about the settlers as a whole, rather than as…

One reason is that Bradford does not attribute the ultimate success of the colony to the actions of men. In Plymouth Plantation, he is far less interested in portraying the bravery or the hardiness…

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  • HISTORY

What factors helped cause the rise in anti-democratic governments after WWI?

The rise of anti-democratic governments after World War 1 can be traced back to the Treaty of Versailles. World War 1 ended with the surrender of the Central powers to the Allies. The Treaty…

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  • THE GIVER

When did Jonas first lie to his parents in The Giver?

Jonas lies to his parents in the end of Chapter 16, after they ask him if he understands that love is a vague concept. No one in the community is allowed to lie, as far as Jonas knows. Precision…

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  • SCIENCE

To release the energy stored in coal, it is burned. The combustion of coal transforms its energy…

The phrasing of this question is ambiguous, and I think the missing blanks are items specific to your teacher’s notes. Several terms and combinations of terms could be used to fill them. Instead,…

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  • OTHELLO

How do dramatic elements in Othello reveal truths about life?

Othello is full of dramatic irony, suspense, and psychological complexities. One of the reasons it is so popular is its verisimilitude. The characters are true to life in that they demonstrate…

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  • AFTER TWENTY YEARS

Where is the story set? What is the atmosphere, or feeling, of the story? How do the setting and…

“After Twenty Years” is set in New York City in the early part of the twentieth century. It is a neighborhood of shops and offices. It is dark and the streets are nearly deserted. The area has the…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What are examples of “evil human nature” in Romeo & Juliet?

It is hard to say that any individual character in Romeo and Juliet displays inherent evil, at least not to the extent of other evil Shakespearean characters such as Iago or Richard III. No one…

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  • SNAKE

In “Snake,” how does DH Lawrence demonstrate respect for other creatures?

The narrator in D.H. Lawrence’s poem “Snake” demonstrates respect for other creatures by humanizing the snake who drinks out of the narrator’s water trough. Further, the tension between what the…

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  • HISTORY

What were the negative effects of Japanese imperialism?

Japan was weary of its territorial vulnerabilities against western powers. This led the country towards its imperialistic path. The country was determined to acquire as much territory in Asia as…

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  • SCIENCE

Fluorine has an atomic number of 9. What can you conclude about an atom of fluorine from this fact?

A number of things can be concluded about the characteristics of an atom, if we know the atomic number of the element in question. In the given case, the element is fluorine and its atomic number…

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  • MONSTER

What is the theme of the novel Monster by Walter Dean Myers?

The prominent theme of the novel Monster by Walter Dean Myers examines how the criminal justice system dehumanizes the accused and arbitrarily sentences young minorities. Throughout the novel,…

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  • THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS

In The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, where does Gretel think they are when they first arrive at…

When the children first arrive at the house in Auswitz, they are both young and innocent. Gretel is 12 and Bruno is nine. Bruno, especially, did not like the new house. “Everything about it…

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  • THANK YOU, M’AM

How is a short story, such as “Thank You, M’am,” different from an informational passage?

If I asked you why Langston Hughes wrote the short story “Thank you M’am,” what would you guess? Your question deals with the purpose of texts and the reasons that writers create those texts. When…

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  • HISTORY

How can I write about how sports have evolved over the years? What should I cover?

Here are some points you could make and expand upon. Sports, especially professional leagues, have become much more of a business. The players are expected to do so much more about keeping in…

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  • SCIENCE

A soap film is viewed in white light. If the film is much thinner than the wavelength of blue…

The effect involved in here is called thin film interference. It occurs when light reflected from the upper boundary (or first surface) of a material interferes with the light reflected from the…

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  • HISTORY

In paragraph 1 what does “What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly” mean in this context?…

Thomas Paine wrote this in order to encourage the Revolutionary War soldier. Early in the war, the colonial army was faring quite poorly with military defeat and few supplies. It did not help…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

How does Tybalt’s violent nature lead to his death in Romeo and Juliet?

In the play Romeo and Juliet, we meet Tybalt in Act 1, scene 1, just as Benvolio tries to make peace among the fighting servants of both noble houses. Tybalt arrives and taunts Benvolio for trying…

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  • HILLS LIKE WHITE ELEPHANTS

In “Hills Like White Elephants,” why is the man called “the American”?

In Hemingway’s Hills Like White Elephants, the main character remains nameless and is only referred to as The American. There are a few reasons why Hemingway may have chosen to keep this character…

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  • WINTER DREAMS

In “Winter Dreams,” what are some of the fantasies about summer that Dexter indulges in at the…

In “Winter Dreams,” Dexter’s fantasies relate to his acceptance by established members of the Sherry Island golf club. Dexter was not poor. However, it is very clear that as a caddy, he is not…

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  • STUDY

I have a test on vocabulary coming up soon and I need a way to study for it.

There are several ways to prepare for vocabulary tests, some of which will give the best long term results and some of which may help in the short term. If the test is over a small group of…

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  • MATH

If the integral from 1 to 4 of f(x)=7, then what does the integral from 1 to 4 of 2f(x)+5=?

∫41f(x)dx=7∫14f(x)dx=7 Find ∫41(2f(x)+5)dx∫14(2f(x)+5)dx . To solve, express this as sum of two integrals. ∫41(2f(x)+5)dx∫14(2f(x)+5)dx =∫412f(x)dx+∫415dx=∫142f(x)dx+∫145dxThen, factor out the 2 in the first…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

In The Great Gatsby, how does Myrtle react when she is in New York?

Myrtle acts very differently when she in New York. She enjoys spending Tom’s money, as we see when she asks for a puppy and when she stops to buy a magazine, some “cold cream” and perfume….

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  • MONSTER

In Monster, why does Steve write, “The best time to cry is at night”?

Stevie writes that night time is the best moment to cry because it prevents the other inmates from knowing that you are scared. In the opening to Monster, Stevie depicts a world where people are…

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  • THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

What details of character and setting has O. Henry included to show the conflict and the…

Della and Jim Dillingham have fallen upon hard times and their clothes and their flat reveal some of their hardships. In the exposition of O. Henry’s story, Della counts out her money which falls…

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  • GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL

How does having the right animals give a country power?

Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond tries to answer Yali’s question of why Europeans have so much more “cargo” than people from New Guinea. The book offers up as an answer what might be called…

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  • BUD, NOT BUDDY

Why is Herman Calloway’s house called Grand Calloway Station?

In Chapter 15, Bud and Miss Thomas arrive at Herman Calloway’s home after dinner. Bud is still embarrassed about crying at dinner and realizes that he is going to have to talk to her about his past…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

What happens after Odysseus and his men become trapped in the Cyclops’s cave?

Polyphemus, the Cyclops, sets the huge stone door in place when he returns from shepherding his flock. It is a stone so large that Odysseus and his men could never hope to move it. They beg for the…

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  • THE MINISTER’S BLACK VEIL

What is one positive of wearing a veil in The Minister’s Black Veil?

There are several benefits to wearing a veil, some of which apply in this case and some of which do not. In several cultures, a veil is used to signify and symbolize innocence and purity. You can…

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  • SCIENCE

What are similarities between the plant vascular system and the human endocrine system?

Not many, if any! The human endocrine system is a collection of glands that secrete hormones directly into the circulatory system. The plant vascular system is a collection of conducting tissues…

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  • MATH

Why does math have to be involved in our every day life??!!!

It is a vital tool which helps us to use numbers. Numerous problems can be solved using mathematics. Math helps us make decisions wisely. Whether we want to go out for shopping for any celebration…

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