
The Odyssey
The Odyssey, needless to say, is a classic that has been studied for centuries. There is no shortage of scholarly work that has been published on Homer’s epic of Odysseus/Ulysses and his...

Social Sciences
It is not necessarily possible to avoid measurement error when using such ways of measuring variables. The reason for this is that the researcher is not always in control of the data that are...

Social Sciences
In order to answer this question, we must first remember the difference between an experimental and a quasiexperimental design. An experimental design is one in which there is an independent...

Social Sciences
The purpose of using the scientific method in psychological experiments is to be sure that the insights gained from those experiments will be as valid as possible. The scientific method helps to...

Psychology
A boxscore review examines the number of studies that have found a particular treatment modality (etc) to be effective (etc) and develops an index of measurability from these relevant studies....

Science
When creating and running an experiment it is important that the scientific and research methods are followed. The first step is to form a research question that you can test. The second step it to...

Research Methodology
The research question in this article was whether subliminal weight loss tapes have a placebo effect. A research question describes what a research project is trying to find. The hypothesis is the...

Research Methodology
For you to ultimately decide which methodology you want to use you have to formulate your research statement in one sentence. The research statement tells exactly what you want to test, how, with...

Research Methodology
In an experiment, there are two kinds of variables. The independent variable is the variable that is believed to affect another variable. The dependent variable is the variable that is going to...

Research Methodology
In an experiment, the dependent variable is the variable whose behavior you are trying to explain or predict. It is called “dependent” because its value is supposed to depend on something...

Research Methodology
In an experiment, there are two kinds of variables. The independent variable is the variable that is believed to affect another variable. The dependent variable is the variable that is going to...

Research Methodology
In an experiment, the dependent variable is the variable whose behavior you are trying to explain or predict. It is called “dependent” because its value is supposed to depend on something...

Research Methodology
While the data collected through these two types of research are quite different, the data need to be handled in the same way once collected. This is the major similarity between the two types of...

Social Sciences
A concept paper is part of a research project. In this type of paper the student will outline what the topic is that the project is about, why it is worth researching and how the student will...

Research Methodology
The major point of comparison between these two types of methods is that both can be used to answer research questions. Both are useful in many fields, particularly in the social sciences and...

Research Methodology
Of the options given here, B is the best answer. When conducting an experiment of this sort, what you are trying to do is to find out whether the independent variable has an effect on the dependent...

Business
Market surveys are excellent way to research for consumer demand and needs. They can help discern what marketing goals and targets should be and be used as a means to set strategic goals. Some of...

Research Methodology
Archival research analyzes fellow researchers' studies or utilizes historical patient records. The archival method has many advantages and disadvantages. With archival research, one advantage is...

Research Methodology
This is a great question. There are several things you can do to use the newspaper to study the stock market. First, you would need to choose the right papers to study. I would suggest that you use...

Research Methodology
Jacob Bronowski is a scientist and also a writer. This seems an odd combination. eNotes describes him as... ...a PolishJewish a British mathematician, biologist, historian of science, theatre...

Research Methodology
[eNotes editors cannot write research papers. We are here to offer guidance, advice on literary projects, and answer questions.] I can suggest some of my favorite characters; if you have read any...

Research Methodology
Any author has the option of leaving off acknowledgements in a research paper, however it is courteous and ethical to let readers of your research know that you have had writing help and...

Research Methodology
When preparing to present results of your research, you need to first determine any requirements that are prescribed for the presentation. Ask your instructor about format, length, expectations...

Research Methodology
For instance, a classic test is to put a fresh egg into a glass of water. The egg will sink into the glass. If you'll add some salt in the water and you'll stir it to disolve the salt crystals, to...

Research Methodology
We recall that a function has a local extreme for all the critical values. The critical value x is the root of the first derivative of the function. We'll differentiate the function to get the...

Research Methodology
We'll write the vector form of the equation of the line M1M2. r = r1 + t(r2  r1) (*), r1 and r2 represent the vectors of position of the points M1 and M2. r1 = xM1*i + yM1*j + zM1*k We'll...

Research Methodology
The terms (n+1), (n1), 4 are the consecutive terms of a arithmetical progression (sequence) if and only if the middle term is the arithmetical mean of the neighbor terms: n  1 = [(n+1) + 4]/2...

Research Methodology
For the triangle ABC AB = 6, B=pi/4, C=pi/6. As the angles of a triangle have a sum of pi. A = 7*pi/12 Use the property sin A/a = sin B/b = sin C/c c = 6, C = pi/6, B = pi/4 and A = 7*pi/12 =>...

Research Methodology
If f(x) is increasing, then it's first derivative is positive. Let's evaluate f'(x) = (10x^7 + 7^x)' We'll rewrite f'(x): f'(x) = (10x^7)' + (7^x)' We'll rewrite f'(x): f'(x) = 70x^6 + 7^x*ln7...

Research Methodology
By definition, a function is odd whether f(x) =  f(x). We'll replace x by x in the given expression of f(x): f(x) = ln[(1+x)/(1x)] ln[(1+x)/(1x)] = ln [1/(1x)/(1+x)] We'll apply the rule of...

Research Methodology
The sources you have listed are categorized according to MLA as "a page on a website" or "an entire website." In order to cite these sources, you will need to identify as much of the following...

Research Methodology
If you click on the button that says [cite this article] you will find the MLA citation as follows: Tamara L. Roleff. "Introduction." At Issue: Sex Education. Ed. Tamara L. Roleff. San...

Research Methodology
For instance, an interval could be finite on both sides (closed interval) or it is finite on the left side and infinite to the right side, or it is finite on the right side and infinite to the left...

Research Methodology
Sinc the given final result had no explanation concerning the algorithm followed, I'll provide it below: We'll have to determine the indefinite integral of f(x). Intf(x)dx = Int...

Research Methodology
To check the indetermination, we'll substitute the variable by the value of accumulation point. lim (x^26x+5)/(x^225) = (5^26*5+5)/(5^225) = (3030)/(2525) = 0/0 Now, the evaluation may...

Research Methodology
Since 3 is a root of P(x), then according to the factor theorem, x − 3 is a factor. Therefore, we'll divide P(x) by x − 3 and we'll determine the other quadratic factor. P(x) =...

Research Methodology
I understand that you want to determine the numerator of the right side fraction. If so, we'll have: 2/(x+4) = ?/(x^2+6x+8) For solving this problem, you need skills with difference of 2...

Research Methodology
The sum of the potential energy and kinetic energy (i.e. mechanical energy) of a system of particles remains constant during the motion, under the action of the conservative forces. Work done =...

Research Methodology
This form below is a perfect square trinomial, and we'll apply the formula: (ab)^2 = a^2  2ab + b^2 (x − 3)^2= x^2  6x + 9 This form below is a difference of two squares, and we'll apply the...

Research Methodology
Working with equivalent fractions implies that, in a calculation, we could use either one or the other. Let's say that we have a fraction a/b. If we'll multiply both the numerator and denominator...

Research Methodology
We'll use the half angle identity, since pi/8 is the half of pi/4. The half angle identity: cos (a/2) =sqrt[(1+cos a)/2] cos pi/8 = sqrt[(1+cos pi/4)/2] cos pi/4 = sqrt2/2 cos pi/8 = sqrt[(1 +...

Research Methodology
The conclusion of Rutherford's experiments concerning the structure of the atom was that the structure of the solar system and the structure of the atom are similar. As the Sun, the nucleus of the...

Research Methodology
I think this topic is in the wrong area. Don't you mean to put it in math? I agree with post 2. Quad means 4. A quadratic equation has 2 roots. You can also tell this from the exponent 2.

Research Methodology
To use the chain rule, we'll specify first that f(x) is the result of composition of 2 functions. u(x) = x^5 + 3x^2 + cos x and v(u) = u^2 f(x) = (vou)(x) = v(u(x)) = v(x^5 + 3x^2 + cos x) = (x^5 +...

Research Methodology
The LomonosovLavoisier law is known as the law of conservation of matter or mass. This law states that the mass of the substance found in a closed system will remain constant even though processes...

Research Methodology
A good practice would be to take a strip of paper and to wind it once around the cylinder. The overlapping pieces of paper strip will be fixed with a pin. Then, we'll unwind the paper and we'll...

Research Methodology
A dimension is a direction in which something can be measured. For example, a prism can be measured in three dimensions  height, width and depth. Units are what we use to measure things. We can...

Research Methodology
You can tell the location of any point in a two dimensional space by giving its Cartesian Coordinates. These coordinates are expressed as (x,y). The x value tells you where the number is on a...

Research Methodology
You just have to keep in mind that absolute coordinates are given with reference to a fixed point, usually the origin. The relative coordinates tells how far the points is located away from another...

Research Methodology
Normally, the LED color is unique and it is given by the nature of the chemical element used for doping. However, researchers from the Rossenddorf Research Institute in Dresden used europium in two...