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• Math
Given isosceles triangle PQR with` ` PQ=PR; QR is 4/3 the length of PQ; Perimeter is 60. Find the side lengths. Let PQ=PR=x. Then QR=`4/3x` . Then `x+x+4/3x=60` or `10/3x=60` which implies that...

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• Teacher Tips
I think it is good for kids to take business classes when they can. They will see what is involved in business, and realize that it can be fun. They can also learn about money, and that is...

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• Raymond's Run
showing off

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• Math
`h'(x)=(d(tan(3x+6)))/(d(3x+6))(d(3x+6))/(dx)=sec^2(3x+6)*3=3sec^2(3x+6)` `h''(x)=3(d(sec^2(3x+6)))/(d(sec(3x+6)))(d(sec(3x+6)))/(d(3x+6))(d(3x+6))/(dx)`...

• Hamlet
From a purely factual standpoint I would say that the deaths of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are a result of deception: Hamlet steals the command for his death and rewrites it to command the death...

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• The Catcher in the Rye
His mom gave them to him

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• Life of Pi
First, he is named for a swimming pool in France, due to the role that place played in the life of a dear family friend. There's an obvious connection to water, of which Pi has entirely too much by...

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• Fahrenheit 451
Montag is almost killed by children driving by why’ll he is walking to Faber’s house. One of the children screams: “Let’s get him,” when he sees a pedestrian in the street who is Montag....

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• Antigone
Both the rewards and the difficulties of interpreting the fourth choral ode of Sophocles’ Antigone have been dealt with very fully by Reginald Pepys Winnington-Ingram in his book Sophocles: An...

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• Science
1- purification of metals by electrolysis is using the metal you want to purify as an electrode. For example copper, it is used as the cathode, and impure copper that needs to be purified is the...

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• Science
Your question as posed cannot be answered. You have left out the name of the organism or disease. Every infectious disease has its own mode of transmission, infectivity, organ involvement,...

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• Teachers
I'd really suggest you post this sort of thing in the Discussions section so you can bet more answers. I would argue that this depends completely on the resources available in a district. Ideally,...

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• Science
The complement system is part of the immune system. It assists antibodies and phagocytes in clearing pathogens and foreign proteins (antigens) from the body. Unlike the antibody-mediated aspect...

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• Social Sciences
From your explanation, I take it that you are not referring to environmental forces in the sense of climate or anything like that. Rather, you are referring more to things like technology. Given...

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• Science
Infants and small children are the most likely people to become seriously infected by Salmonella poisoning; healthy adults are among the least likely to be affected. Elderly people and those with...

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• Science
Gram's stain distinguishes between bacteria with walls containing little peptidoglycan and lipopolysaccharide (Gram-negative) from bacteria with walls containing lots of peptidoglycan and no...

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• On Beauty
This is an interesting question. I think it might be argued that if the plot of On Beauty were to change--as long as the characters were not also changed--the impact of the book would not be lost...

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• Oedipus Rex
As Sophocles' Oedipus the King reaches its conclusion, the old men of Thebes who comprise the play's chorus offer some final observations. The last three lines of the play are a common sentiment in...

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• Romeo and Juliet
In Romeo and Juliet Act 3 scene 1, Romeo does not enter at the begining of the scene. We see that Tybalt, Mercutio, and Benvolio begin the scene. By the time Romeo arrives, a conflict has already...

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In Homer's Iliad, Patroclus is the best friend of Achilles, who is the mightiest of the Greek warriors at Troy. In Iliad 1, Achilles becomes angry at Agamemnon for taking away his female war prize,...

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• Thomas Hardy
the theme of nature in The darkling trush the theme of death in The going the theme of regret in The voice the theme of hope in Afterwards

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Hector and Achilles are both great warriors. They both fight hard and long for the glory of their nation. They both rally their troops to battle and play a key role in the war. Of course, Hector...

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• An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
The protagonist of the Ambrose Bierce short story, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," Peyton Farquar is a wealthy Alabama plantation owner with a wife and children. He is also dedicated to the...

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• Harriet Jacobs
Harriet's mother died when she was only six years old. Until her mother died, she lived a happy life and barely knew she was a slave. Flint tried to force her to have sex with him when she turned...

• Empire of the Sun
Basie was an important part in helping Jim to survive the war. He gave Jim the idea of ingratiating those that he could gain from. Helping with the making of the fire, Jim gained a good...

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• The Awakening
Three main related factors make Chopin's great short novel a local color story: the amount of time she spent describing things, the setting, and the language used.

• History
India was mostly made up of villages. There was trade and even some urban areas though. Most people were engaged in agriculture. Family-run businesses were the dominant economic enterprise, but...

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• History
Although there are many differences between these two, the most important is that Mahayana is a less rigorous version of Buddhism while Theravada is a more purist approach to the faith. Mahayana...

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• History
The Indian subcontinent is peninsular in nature, extending toward the Indian Ocean and between the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. It is a diamond shaped South Asian region bordered by the...

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• History
Trade had a huge importance in the time of the Kushan kingdom. The Silk Road that connected the Roman Empire and China ran through this kingdom's territory. It brought both economic wealth and...

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• Math
It is given that sin x - cos x = p sin x - cos x = p square both the sides => (sin x - cos x)^2 = p^2 => (sin)^2 + (cos x)^2 - 2*(sin x)(cos x) = p^2 => 1 - 2*(sin x)(cos x) = p^2 =>...

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• The Charge of the Light Brigade
I think a good idea would be to put in whether the sacrifice was worth it. Did the charge materially help the British in the war or was it simply a waste? I think that would be helpful because it...

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• The Bet
Imagine staying in one room and talking to no one for fifteen years. That was “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov. The story hinges on a party that was given by a banker and the ensuing discussion....

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• Social Sciences
What is important about Gilad Shalit is that he is an Israeli soldier. Leaving him in Palestinian captivity would seem like a betrayal of the trust of all Israeli soldiers. Israel is in an area...

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• Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon is know for being a major advocate of the "plain style" in writing. He was a consistent opponent of the ornate rhetorical mstyle favored by many Renaissance humanists. He argued that...

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• The Great Gatsby
Some of the answer to your question depends upon who you define as being the tellers of the rumors. Gatsby himself constructed a life history for himself that was based on rumor. He insisted his...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
Scout's classmate, Walter Cunningham Jr., is a member of the Cunningham family from Old Sarum, an ... enormous and confusing tribe domiciled in the northern part of the county, and they formed...

• History
The early dynastic period in Egypt and the development of Sumer occur at roughly the same period. Both cultures were essentially theocratic, with a centralized political authority closely linked to...

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• Math
I am assuming that you are asking how to factor x out of an equation. You can divide all terms that contain x and put the result inside parenthesis and multiple that by x such as this `4x^2 - 3x +...

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• Linguistics
Chomsky's notion of Universal Grammar presupposed that (1) there are universal syntactic features that can only be accounted for by an innate faculty and (2) language acquisition depended an such...

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• Cinema
Photgraphs of Rita Moreno as a child seem difficult to find. Searches of Google (www.google.com) and of Bing (ww.bing.com) turned up various photos of Moreno as a young woman, but I spotted none...

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• Law and Politics
There are a number of variables involved here, one of which is the state in which you reside. Labor laws are different from state to state, and as the plaintiff in a potential lawsuit, the burden...

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• Essay Lab
First, I have edited your question so that it uses standard English spelling and grammar. I hope it is what you intended. Second, I can't do your homework for you. If you have a specific question...

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• Beowulf
One of the greatest themes of Beowulf is courage. Right from the beginning of the work to the end, there is a strong emphasis on courage. This should not surprise us, because the culture of the...

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• Math
This is not true if a=1, b=2 and c = 3 `(1*2)/(1+2)+(2*3)/(2+3)+(1*3)/(1+3)=2/3+6/5+3/4=40/60+72/60+45/60=157/60` but `(1+2+3)/2 = 3` So this is not an identity. It is true when a=1,b=1, and c=1...

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• Oedipus Tyrannus
Much of the message of the Theban plays by Sophocles, and especially "Oedipus Rex" is that fate is not avoidable. If you consider the story, Laius tries to avoid fullfilling the prophesy of being...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
Scout has seen and heard about Dolphus Raymond before, but she doesn't get to meet him until she escorts Dill from the courtroom during Tom Robinson's cross-examination. "Dill had started crying...

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I think you're almost there. The first quotation, "A wrong is unredressed when retribution overtakes its redresser," in my opinion, means that revenge backfires when the person seeking revenge gets...

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• Essay Lab
I would suggest you try to give some more concrete examples of past experiences that support your choice of EECS. What was a specific activity you enjoyed while exploring the world of electronic...

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