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I really like where this question is coming from. Brutus, as you've already spotted, gets the military decisions completely 100% wrong, which leads Cassius to realise, just before his suicide, that...

• Reference
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• Math
For the curve y^2 + 4x^2 = 8, the slope of the tangent to the curve at x = c is given by dy/dx at x = c. Using explicit differentiation, 2y*(dy/dx) + 8x = 0 => dy/dx = (-8x)/(2y) =...

• Math
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• Reference
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• Math
The matrix A = [[-2,1],[-1,4]] In the elementary matrix E_1 the first row if A is multiplied by 1/6 . E_1 = [[-1/3,1/6],[-1,4]] E_1^-1 = 1/(-4/3 + 1/6)*[[4, -1/6],[1, -1/3]] =...

• Technology in the Classroom
I've never heard of Moodle. Can you give us a brief description of what it has to offer?

• Romeo and Juliet
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• Poetry
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• Monster
The setting includes three different locales. The first is prison, the second is the courtroom, and the third is on the streets. The prison setting is the grim, brutal environment that Steve must...

• History
There were three main things that people would have thought that the US would lose if some other country annexed the Philippines after the Spanish-American War. First, people thought that the US...

• Guide to Literary Terms
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• Fahrenheit 451
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• Ode on a Grecian Urn
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• Poetry
A number of poets have written poems with explicit or implicit feminist themes. Some of these poets include Emily Dickinson, Anne Sexton, Erica Jong, Denise Levertov, Nikki Giovanni, and many...

• The Catcher in the Rye
I think that you can find many different examples of American poets who share ideas that Salinger brings out in his work. One of my favorite connections would have to be Emily Dickinson. She...

• Walt Whitman
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• Literature
A novel must involve a story that includes characters, themes and conflicts. There is a always a plot that follows a main character (or characters) through events that require the character(s) to...

• History
If we are supposed to use this secondary source to shape our answer to this question, we should look at the last paragraph in the source. This gives us a good, neat answer. Hitler and the Nazis...

• History
The point of view in "The Ransom of Red Chief" by O. Henry is first person narration. The specific person that is narrating the story is Sam. The reader is only privy to his thoughts and only...

• History
I edited your question, and am assuming that you were referring to so-called "modern slavery" from the 1500's on in the Western Hemisphere. This system came out of the need for empires to have a...

• The Solitary Reaper
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• Teaching Community
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• The Tell-Tale Heart
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• Education
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• Science
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• Arts
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• A Raisin in the Sun
There are probably many answers to this question, but the overarching problem was racism and prejudice, which manifested itself in several ways:Segregation-- Families from a white neighborhood...

• The Giver
This is really three questions, and rather than answering them all in depth I will answer them briefly and then direct you to a place where you can get more detailed answers. Plot basically refers...

• Gustav Freytag
Plot is the sequence of events that happen and the chronology of hoe they happen because of cause and effect or because of accident or coincidence. Plot answers the questions of who, what, whom,...

• History
When World War I broke out in Europe in 1914, Woodrow Wilson was eager to keep the U.S. out of the fighting. He ran for re-election in 1916 with the slogan "he keep us out of war," and his message...

• Eveline
What a great question! I had not ever considered that. Frank is the stereotypical "knight in shining armor". He is almost too good to be true. Sweet, caring, strong, financially...

• The Man to Send Rainclouds
The plot of the "Worn Path" is a spiritual journey of sacrifice and courage.

• Math
You need to notice that the function will have two vertical asymptotes at x = +-1 , since the function is not defined at x = +-1. You need to check if the function has maximum and minimum...

• The Swiss Family Robinson
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• Math
You need to evaluate the function (fog)(x) using the property of composition of two functions, such that: (fog)(x) = f(g(x))` Replacing g(x) for x in equation of the function f(x) yields:...

• Jubilee
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• Guide to Literary Terms
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• Social Sciences
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• Germinal
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• Lamb to the Slaughter
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• Math
Let the time taken for B to pass A be t. Then when B passes A, has travelled 1000 m more than A. Therefore, Distance travelled by B = Distance travelled by A +1000 To find distance travelled by B,...

• The Pit and the Pendulum

• Of Mice and Men
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• History
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• Of Mice and Men

• Science
I know for my particular college's programs, the explosion of the technology and communication advances has slowly phased out some of our program offerings. Because so many industries are using...