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• Math
Given equation : `x^3 + 6x^2 + 12x + 8 = 0` Write the left hand side as a cube: `(x+2)^3 = 0` Take the cube roots of both sides: `x+2 = 0` Subtract 2 from both sides: `x = - 2` and the multiplicity...

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• Contemporary Feminist Criticism
One major critique leveled at the twentieth-century feminist movements in North America, Britain, and Europe is that they addressed, to a large degree, the concerns of white, middle-class women...

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• eNotes
You can apply to the TA program! However, there are a few requirements to this. First, you do have to be in high school, so you have to be an 9th grader or above, which I'm assuming you cannot be...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
Chapter 11 of To Kill a Mockingbird provides an example of Atticus Finch's charity to others. Mrs. Dubose hurls virulent insults at Atticus and makes deprecatory predictions about Jem's and Scout's...

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• Math
`x+y-1=ln(x^8+y^11)` To solve this, we have to determine the slope of the tangent line. Since Slope of Tangent, m `= dy/dx` then, we have to apply implicit differentiation. So, take the...

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The poem "To a Sad Daughter," by Michael Ondaatje, is a beautiful, almost letter of advice from a father to his daughter. The fact that Ondaatje titles his poem to his "daughter" is significant,...

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• Math
we can split 3θ as (2θ + θ) then cos(3θ)=cos(2θ+θ) and the addition rule of cosine: cos(a+b)=cos(a)cos(b)-sin(a)sin(b) Therefore: cos(3θ)=cos(2θ)cos(θ)-sin(2θ)sin(θ) Put these values of...

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• Law and Politics
In the book Picking Cotton, there are two slightly different stories as to what Ronald Cotton was convicted of as a juvenile. On p. 92, we are told that Cotton pleaded guilty to attempted rape....

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• The Silver Mine
The paradox, or apparent contradiction, of the short story "The Silver Mine" is the fact that the people are better off remaining poor than becoming wealthy. In addition, there is a paradoxical...

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• The House of the Spirits
As a representative of the subgenre of magical realism, The House of the Spirits empowers women by making the main character, Clara, able to control the supernatural. By controlling the...

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• History
Slavery is perhaps the ultimate denial of basic human rights. To see why this is so, let us look at what the basic human rights actually are. One way to list basic human rights is to follow John...

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• Oedipus Rex
In many ways, both Sophocles' Oedipus Rex and Plato's Apology create dramatic arcs in which their protagonists attempt to use reason for ethical ends, both to help their societies and to discover...

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• Math
Suppose you want to fit m data points to your model y = α xβ + e. Your m data points are (x1,y1),...,(xm,ym). And your initial guess for the parameters is α0,β0,e0. Let λ = ( α β e ), a 3x1...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
One of the ways Harper Lee establishes a feeling of mystery in Chapter 1 is by starting out the story with a conundrum. The narrator starts out by telling us that her brother, Jem, got his arm...

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Special machine time shortage is a scenario when a special machine is required (for a key or non-optional operation) and its usage demand is much more than its availability hours. For example, the...

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• Reference
My colleague has already addressed, in a concise and excellent explanation, the topic of weak versus strong critical thinking above, so I will concentrate my answer on the two questions below: In...

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• Math
Using the identity, match up the numbers to the identity: 1/3 sin2t + 1/4 cos2t a * sinBtheta + b * cosBtheta So: a = 1/3 b = 1/4 B = 2 So, for the second part of the...

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• The Help
The existence of racial hated and violence in Skeeter's world causes her to be an agent of change. Skeeter sees the brutality of discrimination and prejudice on both political and personal levels....

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• History
In the Middle Ages, kings and popes fought over who would appoint bishops because each side wanted power. The power to appoint bishops was an important power. Whoever had it would gain temporal,...

• History
The Battle of Point Pleasant was fought on 10 October 1774 between the Virginia Militia and Indians consisting of Shawnee (predominantly) and Mingo (few warriors) tribes. Colonel Andrew Lewis lead...

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• Lucky Life
An explanation of the poem “Lucky Life” by Gerald Stern would have to start with the fact that the poem is a free verse piece that flows wonderfully as one reads it. There is a rhythmic...

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• Law and Politics
There is no objective answer to this question. It is impossible to determine whether people really change or whether they only appear to change because of a change in their circumstances. We...

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• Who's Irish?
I think that Natalie's mother has to represent the point of view of the story in order for readers to fully understand some of the painful elements of cultural differences. If Natalie were telling...

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• Beka Lamb
Beka Lamb is the story of two friends, Beka and Toycie. It is also the story of Belize and its struggle towards independence. More than anything, it is the story of the struggle of the Creoles to...

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• A Tale of Two Cities
In Chapter III of the Second Book of A Tale of Two Cities, after Charles Darnay is arrested for being a spy, testimony reveals that Lucie Manette spoke with Darnay on a boat going from Calais,...

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• Math
The upper sum and lower sum refer to the sums of areas of the rectangles resulting from breaking up the interval into smaller segments. The lower sum is the sum of the areas of rectangles UNDER the...

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• Romeo and Juliet
Mercutio is most clearly seen as a foil for Romeo right before the party scene at the Capulet house. Romeo is attending the party at the request of Benvolio, who, desperate to help his friend...

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• The Life You Save May Be Your Own
After arriving at Mrs. Crater's, Shiftlet spots her old, rusted automobile and covets it. Critic Mark L. Elderstein writes that O'Connor is a modern satirist who perceives all people as grotesques...

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• Romeo and Juliet
A pun is a word or phrase that has multiple meanings and is often used to create ambiguity about which meaning the writer intended. They are used for humor. The phrases "pun intended" or "pun not...

• Social Sciences
Gender violence is both a personal and a broader social problem. It's certainly personal to the individual, usually a female, being physically and emotionally abused. Much gender violence occurs...

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• Tuesdays With Morrie
The point of view between Morrie and Mitch is one of teacher and student. This frame of reference is critical in the influence it casts upon the reader. One of the fundamental lessons out of the...

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• King Lear
I think that the hypothesis about King Lear representing a "manual on how not to parent" is a valid one. King Lear represents some of the worst examples in parenting. While Shakespeare has...

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• History
Popular culture, or "pop culture," refers to commonly acknowledged trends and social references inspired or influenced by the myriad forms of mass media, including film, television, radio, social...

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• The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Knowledge: List the locations that Huck and Jim visit while on their river trip. Identify 3 major conflicts that occur during the story. Comprehension: Describe, in your own words, Huck's view of...

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• The Outsiders
After the rumble, Dally and Ponyboy head to the hospital. On the way, Dally starts rambling, and Ponyboy says that he doesn't completely understand what Dally is trying to tell him: "I was crazy,...

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• When You Are Old
William Butler Yeats' poem "When You Are Old," despite its surface simplicity, is thematically complex. The first theme revolves around poetry itself, how it functions, and how it is read. The...

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• John Donne
John Donne's poetry evolved over his lifetime from witty and cynical to profoundly religious, and also reflected his conversion from the Roman Catholicism into which he was born to Anglicanism, and...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
Because the narrative is told by an adult Scout in a retrospective manner, the reader is provided with more introspection than would be the case if the young Scout were the narrator/participant....

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• Old Yeller
The falling action and resolution of Old Yeller happen after the climax (which is the moment that Travis is forced to shoot Old Yeller in order to prevent him from suffering through rabies)....

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• A Thief of Time
A Thief of Time is, of course, one of the books that the late Tony Hillerman wrote about fictional members of the Navajo Tribal Police. Skinwalkers are mentioned frequently in Hillerman’s books...

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• A Lesson before Dying
If you are asking for the original publication date, that is 1993. Ernest Gaines placed the book in Bayonne, Louisiana during the 1940's. A more specific date is not given. Placing the book...

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• The Outsiders
Cherry's nickname comes from her hair color: "My name's Sherri, but I'm called Cherry because of my hair. Cherry Valance."

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• Lord of the Flies
Although Golding seems to be commenting on the worst of human behavior in the novel, there are some examples of positive behavior. The author posits that without the restraints and expectations of...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
I think the closest analogy you can make with the story of the Good Samaritan and Scout would be to connect the way the Good Samaritan helps the Jew he finds along the road and the way that Scout...

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• Lord of the Flies
As the boys are stranded on an undeveloped jungle island, there are of course a lot of descriptions of natural features and details throughout the novel. It would be impossible to cover them all,...

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• A Jury of Her Peers
The climactic moment when the two women find the bird with its neck wrung is when they both put all the clues together and realize that this was the reason Minnie Foster finally snapped and killed...

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• "I Have a Dream" speech
If an image is a mental picture that is constructed, then it's fair to say that many of Dr. King's images in the "I Have a Dream" speech are a reflection of a world of what can be as opposed to...

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• Social Sciences

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill A Mockingbird explores the effects of racial prejudice, stereotyping and ignorance in Maycomb County, a town where "folks make assumptions based on race." The town is convinced that Tom...

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Hi there! Business commerce is the exchange of goods and services for money and is usually carried out across state, national and international boundaries. Commerce involves the purchase of raw...

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