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  • Speech
    If this is a persuasive speech, any of the hot-button political issues would probably do the trick: - Gun control: good or bad? - The death penalty: use it or not? - School dress codes: good or...

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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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  • 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
    The cell theory was arrived at after much study of living cells due to the intellectual contributions of Matthias Schleiden who noted all plants contains cells, and in 1838 added that different...

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  • Chemistry
    Compounds are substances that can be broken down through various chemical processes into elements. Elements are substances that cannot be broken down any further; all the atoms of an element are...

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  • Science
    The short answer is that velocity is the speed with a direction, while speed does not have a direction. Speed is a scalar quantity -- it is the magnitude of the velocity. Speed is measured in units...

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  • Science
    There are several observations that we can identify some chemical reaction have taken place with in a system. Change in temperature-usually when a reaction takes place heat will be absorbed or...

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  • Science
    Differences: - DNA is double-stranded, RNA is single-stranded. - DNA contains a pentose sugar Deoxyribose, RNA contains the pentose sugar Ribose. A pentose is a 5-carbon sugar molecule. - DNA is...

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  • Science
    While the functions and applications of a computer are almost endless, we can sense four primary purposes that are all linked to data (information): Entering data, manipulating data, viewing...

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  • Biochemistry
    This question deserves several "answers" aimed at different levels.For elementary-school students, it is important to know that photosynthesis is how green plant cells trap sunlight to...

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  • Biology
    Cells are the basic unit of structure and form in all living things. Some organisms are made of only one cell (unicellular) while others are made of trillions (multicellular). Each cell must be...

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  • Science
    Renewable energy sources are ones which don't run out - which can be renewed. We can keep using them and using them, and we'll never run out. Examples of renewable sources include wind, water power...

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  • Biochemistry
    DifferencesPassive transport doesn't require energy (ATP), active transport does require energy.Passive transport moves molecules WITH the concentration gradient (high to low), while active...

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  • Science
    Similarities ... → Both involve in production of energy → Both involve the exchange of gases → Both the process takes place in cell organelle which was...

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  • Science
    Solute and solvent are the two components of a solution. A solvent is a substance that dissolves the solute. And the solute is the substance being dissolved. To identify them, take note that if the...

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  • Science
    Helpful bacteria: E. Coli are found in the intestines of humans and aid in digestion. Streptomyces is used in making antibiotics. Rhizobium are helpful bacteria found in the soil. They convert...

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  • Science
    Breathing is a necessary function for human beings. It supplies oxygen for a process called cellular respiration, which is how cells manufacture the energy they need for their life functions....

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  • Science
    The physical change occurs when the heat displaces the bonds that solidify the wax. Upon cooling, the wax is able to form the bond again. The chemical changes are much more complex. The first...

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  • Science
    Any object will accellerate due to gravity -9.81 m/s^2. By integrating this acceleration over time, one obtains the velocity at any time t. v = gt + v0. In this case, the ball started at rest, so...

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  • Science
    The relationship between energy of a single photon and its wavelength can be determined using the formula E=hc/lambda where h is Planck's constant, c is the speed of light, and lambda is the...

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  • Science
    Polar and non-polar molecules A molecule is classified as a polar moleculewhen the arrangement of the atoms is such that one end of the molecule has a positive electrical charge and the other end...

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  • Science
    Mathematically, surface area is a squared dimension while volume is cubed. 3 squared is 9, but cubed it's 27. 4 squared is 16, but cubed is 64. Volume gets much bigger much faster because it's...

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  • Biology
    Using a light microscope, one can view cell walls, vacuoles, cytoplasm, chloroplasts, nucleus and cell membrane. Light microscopes use lenses and light to magnify cell parts. However, they usually...

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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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  • Science
    Substances have properties and characteristics by which we can identify and thus classify them. Two of the broad classifications of these would include the chemical and physical properties of a...

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  • Science
    Take note that the nucleus of an atom is composed of protons and neutrons. And the number of particles present in the nucleus is referred as mass number (Also, called as atomic mass). mass number =...

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  • Biology
    The cell cycle of a somatic cell consists of interphase and mitosis/cytokinesis. During interphase, which occurs prior to mitosis, there are 3 phases: G1, S, and G2. During the G phases the cell...

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  • Physics
    The term "relative density" means the same as "specific gravity." It is a measure of how dense one thing is when compared to a given reference. The reference is usually water. With respect to...

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  • Science
    Reptiles are cold-blooded animals. They typically lay hard shelled eggs and have skin covered with scales or a bony external plate. They either have four legs or descended from four limber...

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  • Science
    The main difference between a community and an ecosystem is that the ecosystem is defined as the result of what happens when a community of living organisms shares and interacts within their...

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  • Science
    Physical property refer to the characteristic of matter that can be observed or measure without changing its composition.Examples are color, odor, phase of matter, freezing point, melting point,...

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  • Chemistry
    There exists several characteristics that make the difference between a mixture and a compound. A mixture can contain components in any proportions while a compound contains components in fixed...

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  • Science
    First, lets make sure we understand the word "ratio". A ratio is a comparison of any two things, usually in numerical form. We could compare the number of boys in one of my classes to the number...

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  • Biology
    Each cell has to be able to exchange materials with its environment in order to stay alive and do its job(s). Cells need to intake things like nutrients, water, and oxygen, and they need to be able...

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  • Geology
    There are generally two versions of the answer to this question. The first is the more general about 70% of Earth is water while about 30% is land (US Geological Society). The second is the more...

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  • Science
    The four spheres show how the four main components of Planet Earth form a complete system. These main components are land, air, water, and life. The lithosphere, also known as Geosphere is made of...

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  • Science
    The following chemical reactions are: 1. Substitution reaction. Also can be looked at as a reduction reaction. 2. Double replacement reaction (or Metathesis) 3. Acid-Base neutralization reaction...

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  • Biochemistry
    Let's look at this one from the most basic perspective possible: Leaves make chlorophyll, which in turn produces cellulose. The way they make chlorophyll is through the process of photosynthesis --...

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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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  • Science
    Humans affect the phosphorus cycle mainly by the use of fertilizers and raising livestock, especially hogs. Fertilizers and hog waste are high in phosphorus, which makes its way into the soil...

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  • Biology
    The nucleus is the most important organelle in the cell. It contains the genetic material, the DNA, which is responsible for controlling and directing all the activities of the cell. All the RNAs...

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  • Biochemistry
    Similarities: Both of these are biogeochemical cycles,meaning that the chemicals spend a portion of the cycle in living things (hence the bio) and a portion in the nonliving environment (geo)....

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  • Biology
    The theory says that new cells are formed from other existing cells and the cell is a fundamental unit of structure, function and organization in all living organisms. Cells are the basic...

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  • Science
    Surface Area to Volume ratio (SA:V), as the name suggests, is the total surface area per unit volume of something (in our case, a cell). As we know, surface area has units in square and volume has...

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  • Science
    There are several differences between monocots and dicots, here are three big ones. The main one (that gave rise to the names) is that monocots have seeds that are one piece (like corn), while...

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  • Science
    It is very important to do this for two reasons. First, and perhaps most important, we are in danger of ruining the planet's climate through carbon dioxide emissions. If we continue to use fossil...

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  • Science
    An earthquake is a disaster that is not preventable and they are beyond the control of man. There are different types of earthquakes such as tectonic earthquakes and volcanic earthquakes. Tectonic...

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  • Science
    Tissues are composed of cells, and tissues are parts of the organs in each bodily system. However, each type of tissue is responsible for specific functions that promote the health of the body. The...

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  • Science
    The convention for converting a DNA code to mRNA code is as follows: DNA matches with mRNAA matches with UT matches with AG matches with CC matches with G Following that convention: DNA:...

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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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