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HistorySeveral factors led to the declaration of World War I. The immediate cause was the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the AustroHungarian throne, by Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip...

LiteratureAn essay on the relationship between existentialism and modern literature might focus on both the larger existentialist themes that appear throughout modern works and specific character studies....

Math`93+11/3+........` Let's check the common ratio of the terms, `r=a_2/a_1=3/9=1/3` `r=a_3/a_2=1/3=1/3` So this is a geometric sequence with common ratio `1/3` `S_oo=a_1/(1r)`...

Math`8+6+9/2+27/8+........` Let's find the common ratio of the terms: `r=a_2/a_1=6/8=3/4` `r=a_3/a_2=(9/2)/6=9/12=3/4` So this is a geometric sequence with common ratio of `3/4` `S_oo=a/(1r)` where a...

Math`1/(2*3),2/(3*4),3/(4*5),4/(5*6)` From the numbers we can see that the numerator starts from 1 for the first number and increases by step of 1. Denominator follows the pattern: `(n+1)(n+2)` We can...

Math`2,1+1/2,1+1/3,1+1/4,1+1/5` The first term can be written as `1+1/1` So from the pattern of the numbers, n'th term of the sequence can be written as: `a_n=1+1/n` `a_n=(n+1)/n`

Math`a_1=6,a_(k+1)=1/3a_k^2` `a_2=1/3a_1^2=1/3(6)^2=1/3(36)=12` `a_3=1/3a_2^2=1/3(12)^2=144/3=48` `a_4=1/3a_3^2=1/3(48)^2=1/3(2304)=768` `a_5=1/3a_4^2=1/3(768)^2=1/3(589824)=196608` The first five...

Math`a_1=1` ,`a_(k+1)=2(a_k1)` `a_(1+1)=2(a_11)` `a_2=2(11)=2(0)=0` `a_3=2(a_21)=2(01)=2(1)=2` `a_4=2(a_31)=2(21)=2(3)=6` `a_5=2(a_41)=2(61)=2(7)=14` The first five terms of the...

Math`a_n=2+2/n1/n^2` Assume n begins with 1, `a_1=2+2/11/(1)^2=2+21=3` `a_2=2+2/21/2^2=2+11/4=11/4` `a_3=2+2/31/3^2=2+2/31/9=23/9` `a_4=2+2/41/4^2=2+1/21/16=39/16`...

Math`a_n=(3n)/(n+4)` Assume n begins with one, `a_1=(3(1))/(1+4)=3/5` `a_2=(3(2))/(2+4)=6/6=1` `a_3=(3(3))/(3+4)=9/7` `a_4=(3(4))/(4+4)=12/8=3/2` `a_5=(3(5))/(3+5)=15/8` The first five terms of the...

Math`a_n=(2/5)^n` Assume n begins with 1, `a_1=(2/5)^1=2/5` `a_2=(2/5)^2=(2/5)(2/5)=4/25` `a_3=(2/5)^3=(2/5)(2/5)(2/5)=8/125` `a_4=(2/5)^4=(2/5)(2/5)(2/5)(2/5)=16/625`...

Math`a_n=3^n` Assume n begins with 1, `a_1=3^1=3` `a_2=3^2=9` `a_3=3^3=27` `a_4=3^4=81` `a_5=3^5=243` The first five terms of the sequence are `3,9,27,81,243`

LiteratureI would disagree with the notion that Existentialism is a common theme in "The Metamorphosis" and even in Albert Camus's short novel, The Stranger. Firstly, neither Kafka nor Camus claimed...

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LiteratureWhile Camus himself did not identify as an existentialist, his works have had a significant impact on existentialism, and there are many elements of this philosophy to be found within "The Guest."...

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MathHello! Denote the minimum number of weeks after which Carlos will attend all three classes during one week as `N.` Our task is to find that `N.` The next art classes will be after `4` weeks since...

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