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• Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)
Dr. Seuss (Theodore Geisel) has contributed to society by changing children's books. He made children's books more interesting and more fanciful. His use of nonsense words, catchy rhymes and very...

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• Math
If m^2 + 2m = -1 calculate m^4 + 4m^3 + 6m^2 + 4m + 1 Proof: Given that m^2+2m= -1 or m^2+2m+1 = 0 or (m+1)^2 =0.........................(1). To find the vvalue of, m^4 + 4m^3 + 6m^2 + 4m + 1 We...

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• Math
To find the minimum value for x^2+14x+50. Solution: x^2+14x+10 = x+14x +7^2 -7^2 +50 =(x+7)^2 - 49+50 =(x+7)^2+1 >= 1 for all x, as (x+7)^2 is always positive and least when x=-7. Theast value...

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• Math
x=sqrt(2-sqrt3)^2. To find x+sqrt3. Solution: x= x=sqrt(2-sqrt3)^2. ={ (2-sqrt3)^2}^(1/2). =(2-sqt3)^((1/2)*2) Therefore, x=2-sqrt3, Adding sqrt3 to both sides we get, x+sqrt3 = 2

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• Into Thin Air
I would certainly not advise taking a pre-AP test for any work based on Spark Notes. Most honors and AP teachers are very familiar with Spark Notes and other such sites and base their tests on...

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• Math
To find (a^2+2b^2)/ab Solution: If a/b = x, the a = bx. Then (a^2+2b^2b^2)/ab =[ (bx)^2+2b^2]/(bx)b =b^2(x^2+2)/(bx)b =b^2(x^2+2)/x =b^2{(2sqrt3)^2+2)/(2sqrt3) =b^2{12+2}/(2sqrt3)...

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• The Taming of the Shrew
William Shakespeare’s play was written during an era of female oppression. Women were expected to be quiet and soft spoken and respectful of their fathers and husbands. The males dominated...

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• Math
It is required to decompose x^2+4x+3. We shal treat the given expression of secon degree to consist of 2 factors like x+a and x+b. Then the product of the x+a and x+b must be the given expression....

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• Math
The AM of a and b = [(2+sqrt3)+(2-sqrt3)]/2 = 4/2 =2 The GM of a and b = (ab)^(1/2) = [(2+sqrt3)*(2-sqrt3)]^(1/2) =(2^2-3)^0.5 =1^(0.5) =1. Threfore AM = 2 and GM =1

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• Math
(3x + 2)/2sqrt2 =-4sqrt2. To solve for x. Solution: Mind (3x+2)/2sqrt2 and (x+2)/(2sqrt2) are different. Fthe means divide (3x+2) by 2 and then the result is to be multiplied by sqrt2. Therefore,...

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• History
There were a few different ways of keeping food before refrigerators. Most recently (just before modern refrigerators became very common) people used iceboxes. These were like refrigerators but...

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• Math
a^2-100 =0. To find a. Solution: Factor the left side by using a^2-b^2 = (a+b)(a-b). So, LHS : a^2-100 = a^2-10^2 (a+10)(a-10). Therefore, the given equation becomes: (a+10)(a-10) =0 or a+10 = 0 or...

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• Math
To find the simplified value of: 2sqrt3(sqrt3 - 2) + 4sqrt3. Solution: The given expression is 2sqrt3(sqrt3 - 2) + 4sqrt3 =2x(x-2)+4x, where sqrt3 is taken as x . So, the value of x^2...

• Literature
This might not be as easy as originally conceived. I think that it's going to be a bit tough because much in the literature is about how conformity is something to be avoided. The need to conform...

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• The Great Gatsby
Gatsby does not invent his whole life story. There are elements of truth in the tale he relates to Nick and others. For example, he did attend Oxford University in England, and he did serve in...

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• The Minister's Black Veil
As the story ends, the Minister has died and when the parishioners view him, they are horrified and dismayed by the Black Veil. He had worn the veil in life and they hoped to see his face after...

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• Literature
The difference between forgiveness and redemption is that forgiveness is simply given. In contrast to this, redemption is earned. In order to redeem yourself, you must actually do something that...

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• History
It was the first war televised: the first time civilians saw the images of war on a daily basis. More importantly, it occurred during the Civil Rights/Women's liberation movement. So, the country...

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• Science
In mathematics, the Gupta period in India was marked by the development of Indo-Arab numerals 1 through 9 (which we continue to use today) as well as the concepts of infinity and zero. Algebra saw...

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• History of Plymouth Plantation
This is, of course, a matter of speculation and opinion, but here is my opinion. There are two major reasons why the first Thanksgiving has become such a big deal (even though British settlers had...

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• Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Alfred Tennyson sometimes made allusion in his poetry to the social and scientific issues that were so distressing to many Victorians, including Tennyson, related to the discoveries of geological...

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• Law and Politics
This case was litigated in England in 1868. In the case, the defendant was a mill owner who constructed a reservoir to provide water for the mill. The plaintiff was a coal mine owner. When the...

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• Inherit the Wind
If you are supposed to be writing this as a newspaper reporter, the format really needs to be quite different from an essay. First of all, you need to have a "lead" a first couple of short...

• History
The problem was that they had tried talking it out already and they had gotten to the point where they had nothing left to say. The North and South had been arguing over the issue of slavery ever...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
She found two sticks of chewing gum that were wrapped only in the foil part of the wrapper -- not the paper part. It is important to note that the tree where she found them was in front of the...

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• Harrison Bergeron
There are several possible themes, but Kurt Vonnegut tends to focus on the possibility of equality being enforced by the government, to the detriment of everyone. So, in one word, equality is the...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird

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• Walk Two Moons
The plaster wall is an analogy that helps the reader understand the structure of the story, as well as the central theme, which is the search for, and acceptance of, the truth. Salamanca says, "My...

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• The Secret Life of Bees
What would you think if you saw a bright pink house? That alone made a big impression on Lily. Lily describe this as, ...a house so pink it remained a scorched shock on the back of my eyelids...

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• A Thousand Splendid Suns
In order to keep Laila from being strangled to death, Mariam hits Rasheed over the head with a heavy shovel and kills him. She is consequently tried and convicted of murder and sentenced to death....

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Poe makes Fortunado a character that most readers will definitely feel bad for by the end of the tale. He uses specific techniques to make him seem like a bit of a harmless fellow that certainly...

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• Jane Eyre
My glazed eye wandered over the dim and misty landscape...and now, only a few fields, almost as wild and unproductive as the heath from which they were scarcely reclaimed, lay between me and the...

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• William Shakespeare
In my opinion, this is one of those instances in which someone has heard a catchy phrase and immediately attributes it to Shakespeare. I do not believe Shakespeare himself ever wrote the lines....

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• Woodsong
Paul was running the dogs when a doe jumped out and fell into the snow. It was a beautiful white tailed deer and the snow was around two feet deep. The deer appeared to be frightened and the dogs...

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• Essay Lab
This question is a bit vague, but I will do my best to give you some helpful information. First, you need to be able to identify elements of literature, and I have provided a link that should be...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
Bob Ewell had already threatened Atticus and his family more than once before his final attack near the end of To Kill a Mockingbird. Atticus had previously told Jem to step into Bob's shoes to see...

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• Durango Street
I loved this book when I was young... To me, you can say that Rufus Henry is a hero because he overcomes many of his difficulties and looks like he is (by the end of the book) on his way to...

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• Lord of the Flies
The episode you are talking about happens in Chapter 4. By this time, the boys have already started along in the process of losing their civilized ways. However, the part where Roger throws rocks...

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• The Great Gatsby
The contrast Fitzgerald uses for Daisy and Gatsby's love teaches us quite a bit about the era and human nature. Gatsby, obviously infatuated with Daisy by a variety of evidences, would go to any...

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• The Yearling
Jody understands with his head why he must kill his beloved fawn Flag, but he cannot accept what he must do with his heart. When Penny reasons with him, he can offer no explanation why he has not...

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Wilson suggests in Radio Golf how African Americans protect themselves through the traits and goals of his characters. For instance, through the characters of Hammond and Mame, Wilson suggests that...

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• The Odyssey
Tiresias's ghost tells Odysseus that he is likely to be shipwrecked and to have a hard time getting home. Once he gets home, he's going to have to kill all his wife's suitors. Once he does that,...

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• Treasure Island
In Chapter 20, after there has been some fighting, Long John Silver comes to the stockade with a peace proposal that he offers to Captain Smollett. He asks that the captain should give him a chart...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
Above all else, as the narrator of To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout Finch is a tomboy who prefers her favorite garb--overalls--to that of a dress. Scout was based on the author Harper Lee, who was "a...

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• The Edible Woman
Both the historical and philosophical context of "The Edible Woman" denote the struggle for self-acceptance and the eternal quest for who you really are. Marian's role as a woman has been...

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• Can't Get There From Here
The narrator of the story, Maybe, has an unusual condition in which her skin is unevenly pigmented. Thrown out of her home by her abusive mother, she is living with a tribe of homeless young people...

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• The Count of Monte Cristo
Though Valentine is in love with Maximilian, she knows her family will not approve of her marrying someone so common. She instead finds herself engaged to Franz d'Epinay, who is of an appropriate...

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• The Great Gatsby
Dan Cody is essentially the man who made James Gatz become Jay Gatsby. After dropping out of college, Gatsby returned to Lake Superior, where he had grown up. While lounging on the beach one day,...

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• The Killer Angels
Allusion in The Killer Angels helps to enhance the theme of the novel in three ways. (1) Allusion precipitates events or circumstances that reveal motivation in characters, thus furthering their...

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