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• Twilight
That is so sweet. In the book, Eclipse, on page 460, paragraphs 3 and 5, Meyer wrote, "'Isabella Swan?' He looked up at me throughhis impossibly long lashes, his golden eyes soft but, somehow,...

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• Math
sin2x+(sinx)^2 = 0 To solve for x: sin2x = 2sinxcosx . Substituting in the given equation, we get: 2sinx*cosx+((sinx)^2 = 0 sinx(2cosx+sinx)=0 Threfore sinx = 0 or 2cos2+sinx = 0 sinx = 0 gives,...

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• Business
In economics, the term "factor of production" is used interchangeably with the term "resource." There are three kinds of factors of production -- land, labor, and capital (some economists say...

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• Frankenstein
I'm assuming you're referring to the fourth letter from Robert Walton to his sister, in which he relates his first encounter with Victor Frankenstein: On perceiving me, the stranger addressed me...

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• Business
Yes, the terms "increasing returns to scale" and "economies of scale" (as well as "decreasing costs") all mean exactly the same thing. Increasing returns to scale are generally available when a...

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• Business
In economics, the term "production function" refers to the relationship between the maximum output a firm can produce and the quantities of the various inputs that it uses to produce that output....

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• Essay Lab
You would want to write a list of things to consider and then write a persuasive letter based on that. You need to first write your opening statement in which you say straight up how YOU feel about...

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• The Ransom of Red Chief
In the short story, "The Ransom of Red Chief," by O. Henry, Bill and Sam kidnap Johnny Driscoll and hold him for ransom. What they expect is that they will take him and hold him in a cave outside...

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• Waiting for Godot
The Lucky-Pozzo episode in both the acts of Waiting for Godot sets forth the difference and repetition structure that holds sway over the entire play. 1. According to Bert O. States, it represents...

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• Math
I had a similar issue last spring. It was also in math, and it wasn't that the given answer was wrong, but that I had another, and I thought more elegant solution. But the question had been closed....

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• Of Mice and Men
Perhaps the best way to understand direct characterization is to look at it from the side of "indirect characterization." When the author of a work does not directly speak of a person's character,...

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• Animal Farm
In a word, yes. Snowball is one of the three pigs who lead the rebellion against Farmer Jones. They (Snowball, Napolean and Squealer) take Old Major's ideas and form them into the ideology of...

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• Math
3(tanx)^2+4(sinx)^2=0 3(sinx)^2/(cosx)^2+4(sinx)^2=0 3(sinx)^2+4(sinx)^2*(cosx)^2 =0 3(sinx)^2+(4sinx)^2 *[1-(sinx)^2] = 0 3(six)^2+4(sinx)^2-4(sinx)^4 = 0 7(sinx)^2-4(sinx)^4 = 0...

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• The Road
Book reviews tend to have specific elements. First, there is an overall statement of your opinion on the quality of the book itself. Then, there is a brief plot summary (without giving away key...

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• History
The function of a pencil sharpener is to make dull pencils sharp, so that one can use it to write. Many people now use mechanical pencils, which may make pencil sharpeners obsolete.

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• Law and Politics
Being a member of the Armed Forces requires quite a bit of training, more so in some specializations than others. Because of this, it is important for soldiers to be literate. If soldiers have...

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• Chemistry
Water's uniqueness arises from the fact that the water molecule is polar. The orientation of the two smaller hydrogen atoms is such that they occupy one side of the larger oxygen atom. Because...

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• Physics
The gain of the potential energy by Tim is equal to the product of his mass , gravitational acceleration and the height he climbed vetically along the rope. His mass =64.3 Kg, The gravitational...

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• Physics
The kinetic energy K of the car of mass m kilogram with a speed of v metr per second is given by K =(1/2)mv^2. Given m=1610 kg and velocity 111km/hour = 111000meter/(3600second) = v...

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• The Solitary Reaper
Suggested paraphrase ideas for the poem The Solitary Reaper by William Wordsworth Look at her, all alone, Girl from the Highland mountains of Scotland, Harvesting the grain. Pass by quietly, or...

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• Physics
The speed v (in meter/second) of the airliner and its mass, m in Kilogram and the generated Kinetic energy in K Joules have the relation: K = (1/2)mv^2. Given the mass, m =8.4*10^4 kg, K =...

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• Physics
Kilowatt hour is the energy consumed in one hour. The rate work done in one second is power measure in joules/sec If the power is 1watt perscond, then in one hour, 1J/s*3600s = 3600 watts second of...

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• Science
There are many variables that determine the temperature at a given locale, and none more so than around a mountain. In general, as seasons change, so the temperatures correspond; however,...

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• Physics
The force 16 N applied has a direction 24 degree below horizon. The applied force on the block has worked for a distance of 2.91m along the table surface. Therefore, work done by the force 16N...

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• Physics
The speed v (in mer per second) of a falling object from rest, given the height h in meter can be calculated. v^2 = u^2+2gh, wher u is the initial velocity V is the final velocity when a falling...

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• The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
I think he is referring to a "Gothic" perspective, or worldview, from which to analyze the poem. Search under "Gothic Literature" and "Gothicism." Enotes has this definition of "Gothic...

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• Physics
The fired bulletes possess kinetic energy , which is equal to the half the product of square of the velocity of the bullet and its mass. If the mass of the bullet is m and its velocity v, then the...

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• Physics
The vertical distance the roller coster cart of mass moved down is given by : h1-h2= 29.2m-10.1m = 19.1m There is no friction. We assume that the cart is moving only due to the gratational...

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• Math
First of all, we'll write 2*cosx*cos(3x) as a sum, following the formula: cos a+cos b= 2cos [(a+b)/2]cos[(a-b)/2] So, 2*cosx*cos(3x)= cos a+ cos b x=(a+b)/2 => a+b=2x 3x=(a-b)/2 => a-b=6x...

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• Sons and Lovers
The ending chapters of the novel Sons and Lovers by D H Lawrence. Reading and literature are very subjective, so make sure you have read the book very closely and researched the background. That...

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• William Wordsworth
The poem you are referring to was written by William Wordsworth in 1807. Its main theme is the idea that we modern people have become disconnectd and alienated from the world of nature. He argues...

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• The Great Gatsby
In this chapter of Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby," there is interwoven with the narrative ironic descriptions of Gatsby's guests whose moral irresponsibility and callousness Fitzgerald found...

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• Hamlet
Claudius is power-hungry, to the point of it dominating all of his decisions, even at the cost of human lives. It drives him to murder his brother and marry his sister-in-law, it drives him to...

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• Grammar
Prepositions are one of the hardest points of grammar, because we are now dealing with nuances and rules that are not intuitive. There are three ways you can master prepositions. 1. As you read...

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• The Most Dangerous Game
Rainsford is and American who is both a world famous big game hunter and an author of a book detailing how to hunt snow leopards that are found in Tibet. As a hunter, he has been in "tight" places...

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• Math
Knowing the following formula: cos a+cos b= 2 cos[(a+b)/2]cos[(a-b)/2] and cos a - cos b= 2sin [(a+b)/2]sin[(b-a)/2] Suppose we have: cos a+cos b= cos x * (cos 4x), but cos a+cos b= 2...

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• Science
1. Transformer is the device for changing the voltage of a power supply, but only if the output voltage is AC. 2. Type of current produced by a battery is Direct Current (DC). 3.Tube in which...

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• The Hobbit
You might look at the author's notes in the Lord of the Rings, where Tolkien himself discusses whether there are parallels between the plot of LOTR and the course of WWII. I realize this isn't The...

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• Math
the formula sinC+sinD=2sin[(c+d)/2]cos[(c-d)/2] applies in the case of sina +sinb:2sin[(a+b)/2]cos[(a-b)/2]

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• Reference
As for cookies, go to whatever browser that you are using and look for the cookies tab. For example, I am an apple user and I use safari as my web browser. So, I go to (1) safari, (2) there is an...

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• Science
The supplementary information give with the question includes request for completing activities which perhaps a student is required to carry out in his or her locality. The second paragraph...

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• Math
Two numbers have a sum of 7 and the sum of their squares is 109. Let the numbers be represented by x and y. As their sum is 7, x + y = 7. The sum of their squares is x^2 + y^2 = 109 From x + y = 7,...

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• Periodic Table
Mercurry occures either as native metal or in cinnabar, or other minerals, cinnabar being the most common one. Mercury is extracted by heating cinnabar (HgS) through airflow and vapours...

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• Reference
I'm pretty conflicted on this issue. In favor of the policy: It doesn't seem right to just let whoever into our country just because their country is oppressive or poor. If we didn't have this...

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• History
The main holding of the Supreme Court decision in the case Worcester v. Georgia (decided in 1832) was that Indian nations were sovereign and were entitled to federal protection against state...

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• Literature
You are referring to oral epics. These are commonly-known stories, transmitted from folk to folk through song in absentia of a printing press, literacy, or in need to confer information quick. In...

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• Math
cosx+cos3x+cos5x = 0 is an equation, the expresion on the left could be simplified and factorised into simple factors and each factor could then be equated to zero by 0 product rule and thus...

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• 1984
This is a tough one. Remember, T.S. Eliot's formalist theory says that The objective correlative’s purpose is to express the character’s emotions by showing rather than describing feelings......

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• Online Teaching
all of the readers can underestand the boy suffering from somthing inside him and this is exactly his father deaths . also his mother can't underestanding him and she wasn't realy kind with him.

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• The Great Gatsby
Look at what Henry Gatz says to Nick in chapter 9 and even more importantly, look at what relic from Jay's past his father brings with him to New York - the book with the notations written in it....

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