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  • Science
    A rainbow is made by the reflection and refraction of light that interacts with raindrops. Depending on how this interaction occurs with your location relative to the sun and the raindrops you may...

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  • Sir Philip Sidney
    In Sir Philip Sidney's "Sonnet XXXI", the writer is addressing the moon. In the first two lines, he is commenting on the pale, sad appearance of the moon, and then, in the remainder of...

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  • Chemistry
    A compound is a chemical combination of two or more elements in definite proportions. For example, two hydrogen molecules + one oxygen molecule= one water molecule. A solution is a physical...

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  • Science
    There are 206 bones in an normal adult skeleton and about 300 in an infants. The difference comes from the fact the some bones fuse over time into a single bone. For example, an infants paired...

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  • Science
    Determining how much blood is in the average human body depends on how much a person weighs. A man weighing 154 pounds (69.8 kilograms) would have about 5.5 quarts of blood. A woman weighing 110...

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  • Science
    The moon is a satellite of planet Earth. The moon revolves around the Earth in an elliptical orbit, which means that the moon-Earth distance is not constant: it changes depending on the moon's...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Here are a number of quotes. The page numbers in my book may not be the same page numbers as your book. “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view —...

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  • Social Sciences
    Other things to consider: * Reduces international poverty * Contributes to the spread of technology * Adds to the profitability of companies and corporations * Builds stronger trade ties and...

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  • Science
    I have to correct the first answerer--the "normal" number of 46 chromosomes is the DIPLOID number, not the haploid. In egg and sperm cells, half the number is present, and this is known as the...

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  • Science
    The number of muscles in our body varies from around 640 to 850. We have 3 types of muscles in our body: skeletal, visceral, and cardiac. The skeletal muscles are voluntary, while the visceral...

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  • History
    “Abraham Lincoln was shot on the evening of April 14, 1865, as he sat in the presidential box at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., watching a performance of the play Our American Cousin. The...

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  • Speech
    If this is a persuasive speech, any of the hot-button political issues would probably do the trick:-- Gay Marriage: Right or Wrong?-- Gun Control: Good or Bad?-- The Death Penalty: Use it or...

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  • Macbeth
    According to Aristotle, in Poetics, the following characteristics are representative of a tragic hero: 1. The tragic hero is a character of noble stature and has greatness. This should be...

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  • Science
    The gluteal muscles are largest. The gluteus minimus and maximus comprise this group. They are your buttocks. A very close second is the bilateral latissimus dorsi muscles which are your "lats"....

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  • Business
    That's quite a question you've got there! Okay, here we go, in relation to India: OLIGOPOLY: A situation where there are only a few sellers in a particular economy who control a particular...

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  • Business
    A free market economy is driven by individual innovation and the notion that hard work and ingenuity will be rewarded by success. All businesses exist to make a profit. Therefore, in the free...

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  • History
    Since the beginning of World War I in 1914, the United States, under President Woodrow Wilson, had maintained strict neutrality, other than providing material assistance to the Allies. Even in May...

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  • Computer Science
    The operating system is the most important program that is on a computer. The operating system basically runs the computer and allows other programs to run as well. The operating system does all...

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  • Guide to Literary Terms
    I teach my students that the exposition accomplishes three purposes: provides background information, establishes the setting, and introduces the characters. The exposition ends with the inciting...

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  • Science
    The advantages of non-renewable energy are found in two areas: cost and availability. Most of the energy-consuming products that run off of non-renewable energy sources have very little real...

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  • Hamlet
    A tragic flaw is the failing of a tragic hero, a character who suffers a downfall through the tragic flaw in mistaken choices or in personality. Hamlet’s tragic flaw is his inability to act to...

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  • Social Sciences
    Globalization is the process where the economies of various countries in the world become more and more connected to one another. In a globalized economy, people from one country can buy goods...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Boo Radley is the town recluse and the object of a lot of scrutiny and gossip. He is a main curiosity for the town's children, especially Jem and Scout, because of the rumors and mystery...

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  • Solar System
    Our data has improved considerably in the last 20 years. Mercury: no moons Venus: no moons Earth: 1 moon Mars: 2 moons, Phobos, Deimos Jupiter: 67 moons, some of which do not yet have proper...

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  • Math
    The easiest way I have for knowing the difference between linear and nonlinear is the exponent value on the variable x. It is important to understand the root word in linear. It is LINE. A...

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  • Science
    Osmosis is diffusion of water across a semi-permeable membrane. Salt is too big to pass through a cell membrane, but water molecules can fit. Since everything wants to reach equilibrium, the only...

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    1 educator answer.

  • Of Mice and Men
    Steinbeck presents several themes in this work: loneliness, the elusiveness of the American Dream, and victimization. The feeling of loneliness is palpable throughout the book. The men on the...

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  • Social Sciences
    The internet can be both helpful and hindering to people of all ages. For children, the internet provides a vast library of knowledge. Students literally have the world at their fingertips. Any...

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  • Science
    The measure of acidity of a substance is known as pH. Pure water, which has pH of 7, is neutral. Substances with a pH less than 7 are considered acidic and substances with a pH of greater than 7...

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  • Social Sciences
    The advantages of computers are quite clear. With computers, you can ask this question and I can answer it. That helps both of us. With computers and the internet, businesses can sell their...

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  • The Hunger Games
    One of the most prevalent themes in The Hunger Games is survival, and keeping your humanity and dignity as you try to survive. Katniss and Peeta must survive the games of course, but they also must...

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    4 educator answers.

  • Macbeth
    I wish I could answer that as straightforwardly as you ask it! What the line points to is the play's concern with the discrepancy between appearance and reality: that is, the difference between how...

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  • History
    Paper tapes, used as information storage for control purposes were first employed in the 1720s by Basile Bouchon and Jean-Baptiste Falcon to control looms. By changing tapes, one could quickly...

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    2 educator answers.

  • Guide to Literary Terms
    A metaphor is literary tool used to compare two things, without the use of the words like or as.

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  • William Shakespeare
    The answers above fall into a bit of a trap - the matter is far more complicated than they suggest: as there are at least two plays which we think Shakespeare wrote which have not survived. Meres...

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    5 educator answers.

  • Social Sciences
    If this topic is for an argumentative paper, you need to take a stance. Examples may be...Abortion has become common in America, and/but(write whether you support it or are against it here)....

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  • Law and Politics
    The executive branch is responsible for implementing the laws that are created by the legislative branch (the Senate and House of Representatives). The head of the executive branch is the...

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  • Social Sciences
    Race and ethnicity in some ways go together. An ethnic group is a group that has a distinct culture of its own. It tends to be a group that shares an ancestral heritage. A race, is defined more...

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    4 educator answers.

  • Romeo and Juliet
    Romeo and Juliet was written by Shakespeare early on in his literary career, most probably in 1594 or 1595.

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  • Social Sciences
    Urie Bronfenbrenner (April 29, 1917–September 25, 2005) was a very famous and influential, Russian American psychologist known for developing his path breaking, "Ecological Systems Theory." His...

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  • Essay Lab
    The thing about an autobiographical essay is that you DON'T want to start out with a cheesy beginning. In that case, be sure you DON'T say, "Once upon a time," or "I was born on November 13,...

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  • Law and Politics
    In federal and state government, the legislative branch's primary function is to make laws, (to legislate means to make laws),but in the federal government, the legislature has a few other...

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    2 educator answers.

  • Math
    Hey Shelly, All of these answers are great, but unless you get a better conceptual understanding of the basic parts of a slope intercept equation you will continue to struggle with these equations...

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    10 educator answers.

  • Science
    Resources can be divided into two categories: renewable and non-renewable.Renewable resources can be easily replaced after they are used. For example, sunlight, wind, beef, corn, and...

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  • As You Like It
    Ah, a fun question. This quotation has several meanings. First, and most simply, it means we all have roles to play. We like to think we are independent, and that we choose how we act, but in...

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    8 educator answers.

  • Guide to Literary Terms
    Please consider these examples: skinny, thin, and slender. These three words all mean being underweight. But the connotations differ since the suggested meanings of skinny and thin are more...

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  • Math
    Another method is knowing to take the derivative of f(x) = sin^2(x) + cos^2(x) f '(x) = 2 sin(x) cos(x) + 2 cos(x) (-sin(x)) = 2 sin(x) cos(x) - 2 cos(x) sin(x) = 0 Since the derivative is zero...

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  • Romeo and Juliet
    "Romeo and Juliet" begins with a triple pun on the word collier (coal vendor) which sound like choler (anger) and collar(hangman's noose). (I,i,1-4)Here are some others:Give me a torch....

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  • History
    "i have a dream" is a 17-minute public speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered on August 28, 1963, in which he called for racial equality and an end to discrimination. during the March on...

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  • Physics
    The formula for pressure is P = F/A In this equation, P stands for pressure while F stands for force and A stands for area. Pressure is typically measured in a unit called the Pascal. So what this...

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