# Why in “a jury of her peers” is one quilt of minnie foster sewn badly?

**A JURY OF HER PEERS**

**Why in “a jury of her peers” is one quilt of minnie foster sewn badly?**

It is allegorical to Minnie’s mental state. It serves as a double understanding in that the men who enter the house to explore the crime scene are already biased and against Minnie because the…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**what is a good topic sentence for a dream house?**

A good topic sentence needs to introduce the topic to your reader, and grab their attention. I would start an essay about a dream house as “Imagine if your house could…” This would definitely…

**THE CHASER**

**Why is it ironic that, when the old man refers to the potion he describes to Alan, he calls it a…**

Here is the piece of text to which you refer. Let’s look at it in context: “Call it a glove-cleaner if you like,” said the old man indifferently. “Maybe it will clean gloves. I have never tried….

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**SCIENCE**

**After a mild stroke, Patient showed some signs of aphasia. what pattern of symtoms would lead you…**

Aphasia means that the patient would have difficulty with language, be it understanding language or with reading and writing. If you remember, Broca’s area is in the frontal section of the brain….

**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

A chiffarobe is an old fashioned dresser. Today we might call the same item an armoire. It is the dresser in a set that a man typically uses in the master bedroom. It usually has several shelves…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Respond to this: Sports–an opium to the people, both past and present.Respond to this:…**

If you are inclined towards Marxism, you can certainly argue that sports, like religion, are an opiate for the masses. You can say that the working class is conditioned to like sports as a way of…

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**MOCKINGJAY**

**What is the major conflict in Mockingjay?**

The major conflict is between all of the districts and the capital; during the entire book, these two main groups are fighting with each other. The conflict is over who will gain control in the…

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**A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM**

**In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, how will the Puck change the situaton of Hermia, Lysander, Helena…**

You might find it helpful to focus on one particular scene rather than the whole play to answer this question. Therefore to help you out I am going to focus on Act III scene 2 and look at the…

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**EVERYDAY USE**

**In “Everyday Use” from whose point of view is the story told?**

Your question touches upon a very interesting question to do with point of view in the story. The narrator, though, is Mama – the mother of two daughters, Dee and Maggie. The mode of narration is…

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**CINEMA**

**For the movie Avatar, explain the religion of the blue people.**

You have asked far more than the one question that you are allowed to ask, so I have edited it down. In responding to this question I will comment on a few aspects of the religion of the Na’vi as…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Why is the Electoral College controversial?Why is the Electoral College controversial?**

The Electoral College is controversial because it is, in some ways, undemocratic. There are a couple of ways in which this is true. First, it allows for us to end up with one candidate winning the…

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**MACBETH**

**Explore the issues presented in Macbeth and how different audiences may interpret them.I have to…**

One such issue in Shakespeare’s Macbeth that may be interpreted differently by different people is the amount of blame Macbeth and Lady Macbeth deserve for the assassination of King Duncan. Both…

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**OTHELLO**

**Compare Oedipus with Othello as tragic heroes. Define one quality of a tragic hero, and compare…**

Obviously, Oedipus conforms more to the ideal tragic hero in that he is born into nobility: he is both prince and king of Corinth and Thebes. Othello, on the other hand, is a former slave who…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What is the purpose of the Office of Management and Budget?**

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for short, was created in 1970. The purpose of this office is to help the President prepare the budget for the federal government. In addition, once the…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**How do Jack and Ralph compare and contrast?**

In Lord of the Flies, Golding describes Ralph and Jack as to continents–each in charge of his own world but never meeting. Their relationship is strained from the beginning, when Ralph was voted…

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**YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN**

**How is “Young Goodman Brown” an example of an allegory?**

“Young Goodman Brown” is an example of allegory in that everything in the story is symbolic or representative of something else. In this case, Young Goodman Brown’s name is the first allegorical…

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**ANIMAL FARM**

**How are the executions and confessions affecting the workers on the farm in chapter 7 of Animal…**

We are told about two different ways that workers are affected by these events. First, we have Boxer. He reacts in his usual way. He thinks that if things are going wrong on the farm, it must be…

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**MATH**

**how to find the derivative of the following function? T(v)=5v^17-3v^12+41v^3-7 v=2**

T(v) = 5v^17 – 3v^12 + 41v^3 – 7 T'(v) = 5*17v^16 – 3*12v^11 + 41*3v^2 Now substitutue with v= 2: T'(2) = 5*17*2^16 – 3*12*2^11 +41*3*2^2 = 5*17*65536 – 3*12*2048 + 41*3*4 =…

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**EVERYMAN**

**What is the authors perception and the treatment of death in Everyman?**

In Everyman, Death is a messenger sent by God to hold Everyman to account. This is not an uncommon portrayal of death when he is personified in literature. Death comes to call on Everyman,…

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**THE GRAPES OF WRATH**

**In what chapter/page does Tom say “Damn Right….I’m a bolshevisky”**

Check page 263!

**THE CRUCIBLE**

**In The Crucible what does Proctor mean when he says, ”keep it from such dogs”? ”For now I…**

The “dogs” that Proctor is referring to in this quote are all of the judges and court officials who keep trying to get him to confess to the sin of witchcraft. He is not guilty of witchcraft–he…

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**DUTCHMAN**

**Discus Baraka’s Dutchman as a kind of drama that it might be.**

When Baraka wrote Dutchman he was called LeRoi Jones, and it opened off-Broadway at Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City, in 1964. It is said that Baraka was then still “in his Bohemian phase.”…

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**SCIENCE**

**How did DDT affect fish and bird populations?**

One of the major effects of DDT, and one that led in many ways to its ban was the effect it had on the eggshells of predatory birds. Because they are such a visible member of the animal kingdom,…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Describe how a bill becomes law.**

This is a complicated question that perhaps can best be answered by viewing a flowchart of the process. See the link below for a good one. This chart refers to how bills become laws at the federal…

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**THE STORY OF AN HOUR**

**Identify three examples of situational irony in “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin.**

This story is a great one to use when discussing irony, because it is full of it, to be sure. In situational irony, you are looking for examples that demonstrate that life often hands us things…

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**SCIENCE**

**A lab tech wants to prepare 80.0 grams of a mixture with 50.0% sand, 30.0% sodium chloride, and…**

I guess the question is to find the mass of sand, sodium chloride, and ammonium chloride required to prepare a mixture weighing 80g with 50% sand, 30% sodium chloride and 20% ammonium chloride….

**THE JILTING OF GRANNY WEATHERALL**

**Why doesn’t Hapsy come to her death bed in “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall”?**

You have asked a really interesting question as there is a certain ambiguity about the character of Hapsy in this excellent short story. Hapsy is an ambiguous character because her identity and…

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**BUSINESS**

**How is a U.S. company’s international marketing different from or similar to that of its…**

Your professor may be looking for a specific textbook answer we are not privy to, but I can help you with the fundamental differences and similarities. Differences: 1) Cultural differences – most…

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**THROUGH THE TUNNEL**

**What are the symbols used in “Through the Tunnel”?**

You originally asked two questions which I have now edited down to one according to enotes policy. Clearly the major symbol in this excellent short story is the tunnel itself, but I am going to…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Where is the origin of language?**

There is absolutely no way to know where or when human beings started to use language. Languages do not leave any record of themselves until people start to write them down so there is no way to…

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**MATH**

**f(x) = 1/x + 6x^2 find the integral for f(x)**

f(x) = 1/x + 6x^2 intg f(x) = intg (1/x + 6x^2) dx = intg (1/x)dx + 6 intg (x^2)dx We know that intg (1/x) = ln x ==> intg f(x) = ln x + 6 *x^3/3 + C =…

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**MATH**

3ln x – ln 3 = 3 We know that a ln b = ln b^a ==> ln x^3 – ln 3 = 3 Also, we know that ln a – ln b = ln (a/b) ==> ln (x^3/3) = 3 ==> x^3/3 = e^3 ==> x^3 = 3e^3 ==> x = (3)^1/3 * e

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**MATH**

(3x+3)^1/2 = (x+5)^1/2 first in order for the equality to be valid , 3x+3 should be greater that0 and x+5 >= 0 ==> 3x + 3 >= 0 and x+ 5 >=0 ==> x >= -1 and x >=-5…

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**MATH**

log 2 x – log 4 x = 2 Let us rewirte: We know that: log a b = log c b/ log c a ==> log 4 x = log 2 x/ log 2 4 = log 2 x / 2 = (1/2)*log 2 x ==> log 2 x…

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**MATH**

f(x) = x^2 – 3lnx First we will determine f'(x). f'(x) = (x^2)’ – 3(lnx)’ = 2x – 3*(1/x) = 2x – 3/x Now we will substitute x= 1 f'(1) = 2 – 3 = -1 ==> f'(1) = -1

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**MATH**

**solver the system: x-y = 5 2x +y = 4**

x – y = 5 ………(1) 2x + y = 4 ………(2) We will use the elemination method to solve. Add (1) and (2): ==> 3x = 9 Now divide by 3: ==> x = 3 To calculate y, we wll substitute in (1) x -…

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**MATH**

**find the area between the curve f(x) = 3x^2 -2x +3 and x = 0 and x=1**

f(x) = 3x^2 – 2x + 3 let F(x) = intg f(x) The area is : A = F(1) – F(0) Let us integrate f(x): F(x) = intg (3x^2 – 2x + 3) = intg 3x^2 – intg 2x + intg 3 = 3x^3/3 – 2x^2/2 + 3x…

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**WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE**

**Who are called the “Anti-Straffordians”?**

The “Anti-Straffordians” are those that contend that the man we know as William Shakespeare did not write the plays and poetry attributed to him. Since William Shakespeare, from…

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**MATH**

**if f(x) = (x+2)/ (2x-3) find f'(1)**

f(x) = (x+2)/(2x-3) Let f(x) = u/v such that: u= x+2 ==> u’ = 1 v= 2x-3 ==> v’ = 2 Now we know that: f'(x) = (u’v – uv’)/v^2 = [1*(2x-3 – (x+2)*2]/(2x-3)^2 = (2x-3 -…

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**MATH**

**Find the Fahrenheit equivalent of 55 Celsius.**

This comes out to about 131 degrees Fahrenheit. Here is how you find this result. The formula for doing this conversion is F = C (9/5) + 32. In this equation, F is the temperature in degrees…

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**MATH**

**find the extreme values for f(x) = 3x^2 – 5x + 3**

f(x) = 3x^2 – 5x + 3 To find extreme values first we will find f'(x). f'(x) = 6x – 5 Now we find critical values which are the derivative’s zeros. ==> 6x – 5 = 0 ==> x = 5/6 Then f(x) has an…

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**MATH**

**solve for x : x^2 -5x = 3x – 15**

x^2 – 5x = 3x – 15 First we will combine like terms : ==> x^2 – 5x – 3x + 15 = 0 ==> x^2 – 8x + 15 = 0 Now let us factor: ==> (x-3)(x-5) = 0 ==> x1= 3 ==> x2= 5 ==> x = { 3, 5}

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**PHYSICS**

**Ann leaves her home at 9 a.m. and drives to her sisters house. If she drives at an average speed…**

We’ll have to determine the number of hours it took Ann to drive the distance. After this, we’ll add the answer to the 9 a.m. We’ll note: t = the time of the trip d = the distance covered r = the…

**MATH**

**Prove that all the solutions of the equation (x + 1)^1/2 = 5 – x are consistent**

(x+1)^1/2 = 5-x First (x+1) must be greater that 0 ==> x+1 > 0 ==> x > -1 And 5-x > 0 ==> x < 5 ==> x = [-1,5] Now let us solve: Square both sides: ==> (x+1) = (5-x)^2…

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**MATH**

**Given that a+b=3pi/2 prove that sin 2a – sin 2b = 0**

a+b = 3pi/2 ==> cos(a+b) = cos(3pi/2) ==> cos(a+b) = 0 prove that: sin2a – sin2b = 0 We know that: sina – sinb = 2cos(a+b)/2 *sin(a-b)/2 Then, sin2a – sin2b = 2*cos(2a+2b)/2 *sin(2a-2b)/2…

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**MATH**

**If sina = 4/5 calculate tan a/2. a is inth first quadrant. Deduct a relation for tan a/2**

sin a = 4/5 We know that sin^2 a + cos^2 a = 1 ==> cosa = sqrt(1- sin^2 a) = sqrt(1- 16/25) = 3/5 ==> cosa = 3/5 ==> tana = sina/cosa = 4/3 Now we…

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**MATH**

**What are the values of x? arcsin 0.5+arccosx=90**

arcsin 0.5 + arc cosx = 90 We know that arcsin 0.5 = 30 degree ==> 30 + arc cos x = 90 Subtract 30 from both sides: ==> arc cos x = 90 – 30 ==> arc cos x = 60 We know that cos60 = 1/2…

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**MATH**

**Determine the integer solutions of the inequality x^2+x-6=<0**

x^2 + x – 6 =< 0 First let us factor: ==> (x+3)(x-2) =< 0 Then we have two cases: case (1): (x+3) =< 0 and (x-2) >= 0 => x =< -3 and x >=2 The solution = empty…

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**HISTORY**

**How important is written language to the development of human civilizations in general?An…**

Written language is a means by which the history of a civilization can be passed down to future generations. The ancient Romans were quite cognizant of the importance of the written word for this…

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**MATH**

**Find the first term of an a.p. if the sum of the first 10 terms is 150 and d =3.**

Le a1, a2, …, a10 are terms of an A.P given S10 = a1+a2+…+10 = 150 But we know that: s10 = (a1+a10)*10/2 = 150 ==> a1+a10 = 150/5 ==> a1+a10 = 30 ==> a10 = 30 – a1……(1) But a10 =…