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What phone is best to get? I am looking for a new phone to get, but I am not sure which one. Could you give your...

I think it is really a matter of personal opinion. My suggestion is to make a list of must-have features, and a wish list. Then look at the options objectively. Don't get distracted by the "it"...

Latest answer posted October 24, 2012 2:49 pm UTC

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Science

What is the pH of normal blood, urine & saliva?

PH is a measure of the hydrogen ion concentration in a substance. Water is considered to be neutral with a pH of 7. The descending range from 6 to 1 is the acid part of the pH scale, with 1 being...

Latest answer posted July 13, 2012 12:08 pm UTC

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Reference

What Philosphical and Spirual Awakeings come onto our lives from child to young adult, to senior? .................

I'd echo the sentiment that individual's will differ on this topic. The most predictable awakenings will be a person's awakenings to a shift in desire(s). When we are young we want certain things...

Latest answer posted July 8, 2012 3:41 pm UTC

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Science

What is the Coriolis Effect and how does it work?

The Coriolis effect was first explained by the French mathematician Gustave Coriolis in the early 1800s. This inertial effect describes the movement of an object in a rotating system. In a rotating...

Latest answer posted February 18, 2016 4:33 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

What role does hospitality (including proper etiquette and manners) play in a civilized society?

Interestingly, we live in a society that has seen the gradual erosion in the importance of ritual, etiquette, and social formalities and conventions, as well as a decline in the respect for...

Latest answer posted December 9, 2012 6:02 pm UTC

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Philosophy

What is philosophy?

The term philosophy was probably coined by the Pythagorean school in ancient Greece. It combines two Greek roots, philia (love) and sophia (wisdom). The philosopher therefore is not someone who...

Latest answer posted September 23, 2011 6:42 pm UTC

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Seedfolks

Who is the first one to communicate in Seedfolks, and what does he or she do to communicate?

The first one to communicate to someone concerning the garden is Ana. She has been watching from her window as Kim plants her seeds and tends to them. At first, Ana is suspicious, and thinks Kim is...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2011 2:40 am UTC

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The Darkling Thrush

What are the philosophical, psychoanlytical and cultural underpinings of the poem "The Darkling Thrush"?

Very interesting question you have asked. In responding to it, I am going to refer to the message of the poem and how Hardy's philosophy is presented through it. Of course, I am sure you are aware...

Latest answer posted September 9, 2010 10:32 pm UTC

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Cinema

What is Phillip Malloy's truth in the film version of Nothing But the Truth, and how and why did his perception of...

It has commonly been said that there is "your truth, my truth, and what actually occurred." There is so much distortion and subjectivity in the book that the truth becomes obscured and is not...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2012 10:40 pm UTC

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Math

What is the phase shift and vertical shift of `f(x)=-2cos(3x-pi/2)-4?`

To get the phase shift and vertical shift, you must get the equation in the following form: `f(x) = acos(b(x-phi))+ c` Where a denotes the amplitude, b denotes the factor by which we divide `2pi`...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2013 2:33 am UTC

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Science

What are the pharmaceutical industry's character and motives?

Motive: Make no mistake, the pharmaceutical industry is in business for the same reason that any other business is in business: to make money. Large pharmaceutical companies have boards of...

Latest answer posted November 10, 2012 3:59 pm UTC

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Science

What is the pH of a solution which has a hydronium concentration of 0.02832 moles per liter?

To calculate pH you must know the Molar concentration of the hydronium ion. Molar concentration is measured in moles/liter, thus for this problem the molarity of the hydronium ion is [H3O] =...

Latest answer posted October 25, 2011 12:09 am UTC

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Arts

Who is Tim Buckley, and what were some characteristics of his music?

Tim Buckley, who died tragically after ingesting heroin at the age of 28, was a unique American singer and musician, who began with a folk sound that was well received in coffeehouses and in...

Latest answer posted May 26, 2014 2:47 am UTC

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Science

What is the pH of a 0.00750 M H2SO4 solution?

The equation for the dissolution of H2SO4 in the solution can be written as: `H_2SO_4 -> 2 H^(+) + SO_(4)^(-2)` H2SO4 is a strong acid therefore it dissociates completely in the solution. Also,...

Latest answer posted May 20, 2013 2:18 am UTC

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Reference

What is an example of a persuasion technique were used by Obama and Romney during their third debate?   The...

Both candidates used the emotional appeal persuasive technique. In the beginning of the debate, Romney is asked to respond to the ambassador’s murder in Libya. He makes an appeal to pity, one of...

Latest answer posted February 21, 2013 4:04 pm UTC

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A Rose for Emily

Ordering "A Rose for Emily" How would you put the sections into chronological order starting with past and ending...

Have you ever seen the movie Pulp Fiction? (Or any really good "Who Done It" kind of mystery/crime solving show?) Do you think that story would be better told in chronological order?...

Latest answer posted March 14, 2008 7:12 am UTC

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Biology

What personality traits do you think people have from birth? I don't understand this question! help

This question relates to the debate of how much of what a person is can be attributed to heredity, and how much can be attributed to environment. In literataure, the "type" character is a...

Latest answer posted May 4, 2009 10:50 am UTC

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Death of a Salesman

In Death of a Salesman, what ideas does Arthur Miller develop regarding the ways in which Willy and Biff do or do not...

A classic example to consider when answering this question is how at the end of Act I both Willy and Biff talk about Biff going to Bill Oliver to ask for a loan to start a business. This is...

Latest answer posted November 14, 2012 6:44 am UTC

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Macbeth

What personalilty trait of her husband's does Lady Macbeth fear?

Lady Macbeth says in her soliloquy after she reads Macbeth's letter that she fears his nature; it is "too full o' the milk of human kindness to catch the nearest way." In other words,...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2008 11:22 am UTC

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Science

What is mass analysis in Physics?   Eg - Accelertor Mass Spectrometry differs from other forms of mass spectrometry...

Mass analysis is a term generally used to describe a method of determining quantitatively the amount of a substance or sample. The data received are typically fragments of a particular sample that...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2013 6:20 pm UTC

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A Raisin in the Sun

In A Raisin in the Sun, what is the personal change?  

This play features many personal changes in the Younger family as each of them go through experiences and face difficulties that make them very different from the people the audience are introduced...

Latest answer posted January 23, 2013 6:01 am UTC

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Social Sciences

What is personal accountabilty?

The concept of personal accountability refers to an individual's initiative of taking responsibility for the outcome of an enterprise, whether it fails or succeeds. The person is holding...

Latest answer posted July 9, 2012 9:12 pm UTC

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Macbeth

What characters foil Macbeth? i am writting a reasearch paper and my prompt is analyze how one or more secondary...

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Latest answer posted June 18, 2011 12:31 am UTC

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Teaching Community

How do you teach AP Literature and Composition in the same class? I have two classes for AP Literature and Language...

The focus of the two courses is very different. I do not think combining them is the best idea. If you have two sections, I would focus on the AP Language Course with one and AP Literature witht...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2011 1:18 pm UTC

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The Face on the Milk Carton

What person takes Janie to various arts and crafts lessons in Face on the Milk Carton?

The woman whom Janie has always known as her mother, Mrs. Johnson, is the person who has been in the habit of taking her to various arts and crafts lessons. Mrs. Johnson has decided that "she and...

Latest answer posted June 2, 2009 2:02 pm UTC

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Math

what is the perpendicular bisector of the slope eight over zero?

The question does not give all the information needed to answer it, but I will try and shed some light on this topic. A segment that has a slope of eight over zero is going to be vertical. The...

Latest answer posted September 9, 2011 12:06 pm UTC

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Michael Crichton

What periodicals contain reviews of Michael Crichton's novel Next? I already have some info from on-line sources and...

Your first step should be to find the trade magazine Publisher's Weekly in your local library. PW reviews most new fiction, especially books by established authors. I did a search and found out...

Latest answer posted April 2, 2009 12:59 am UTC

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Poetry

Can someone please give me an elementary school definition of an iamb and help complete my assignment? Take a...

An iamb is an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable.In your first sentence, "Matthew loved the coffee shop, but he hated coffee." you have an iamb in the name Matthew....

Latest answer posted January 2, 2009 10:46 am UTC

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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Examine the significant events of Book 4 of The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.

I think that one of the most significant events out of the Fourth Book of The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman is the emergence of Jimmy and his impact on Jane. Jimmy is significant because he...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2013 1:59 pm UTC

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond

What is the purpose of this book?

The purpose of The Witch of Blackbird Pond includes exploring the experience of being an outsider, which we see both through Kit and Hannah. But just as Kit challenges the puritanical values of her...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2007 9:53 pm UTC

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Math

What is the period of the graph of y=2*sin(3*A)

The period of the function f(x) = sin x is `2*pi` . For the function `y = 2*sin(3*A)` the period is `2*pi/3` The period of the function `y = 2*sin (3*A)` is `(2*pi)/3`

Latest answer posted May 3, 2012 3:58 am UTC

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Math

what is the period of the function y=tan(x/2)?

You should remember that the period of tangent function is `pi` . Your tangent function is `tan (x/2)` , therefore you should divide the period pi by `x/2` . Use the notation p for period. `p =...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2011 5:57 pm UTC

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Math

What is the period of the function tan(2*x + 7)

The period of the function tan(2*x + 7) has to be determined. For f(x) = tan x, the period is `pi` . If the period of the function is A, `2*(x + A) + 7 = 2*x + 7 + pi` => `2*x + 2*A + 7 = 2*x +...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2012 7:03 pm UTC

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Math

a). What is the period? b). What is the amplitude? c). How is the graph related to its parent graph y = sinx or y =...

We have the graph y = 2sinx(2pix) + 1 a) the period is 1 - this is the length of one complete phase b) the amplitude is 2 - this is the height of the peaks from the centre of the wave c)...

Latest answer posted November 22, 2012 11:44 am UTC

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Math

Prove that : (tan^2 x + 1) / (1 - sin^2 x) = sec^4 x

We have to prove [(tan x)^2 + 1]/[1 - (sin x)^2] = (sec x)^4 Start from the left hand side [(tan x)^2 + 1]/[1 - (sin x)^2] tan x = sin x / cos x => [(sin x/cos x)^2 + 1]/[1 - (sin x)^2] =>...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2011 12:52 pm UTC

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Math

What is the perimeter of the right angle triangle given two sides 3 and 4 ?

The triangle is given to be a right angled triangle. Taking 3 and 4 as the lengths of the shorter sides, the length of the hypotenuse can be derived using the Pythagorean Theorem as sqrt ( 9 + 16)...

Latest answer posted March 22, 2011 3:53 am UTC

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Math

What is the perimeter of the triangle ABC if the vertices are ( -1, 1) ( 2,0) and ( 4,-2)

Let the vertices of the triangle be : A(-1,1) B( 2,0) and C ( 4,-2) First we will calculate the length of the sides: AB = sqrt( 2+1)^2+ ( 0-1)^2 = sqrt(3^2 + 1) = sqrt( 10) ==> AB...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2010 5:58 am UTC

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Education

How can integrating technology in the classroom help students with their academic skills?

There are a number of ways in which integrating technology into the classroom can help students with their academic skills. For one thing, the ability to find information online is a major academic...

Latest answer posted March 22, 2013 6:09 pm UTC

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The Crucible

what is a perfect introduction than name two subjects and say that they are simlar , very diffrent or have many...

The perfect introduction? I don't know that there is such a thing, but there are several ways to begin papers which are effective. All of these include a "hook"--a way to interest your...

Latest answer posted October 10, 2007 12:48 pm UTC

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Math

what is the exact value of `sin ^2 (pi/6) -2 sin( pi/6) cos (pi/6) + cos ^2 (-pi/6)` Show all the steps to this...

`sin^2 (pi/6) - 2sin (pi/6) cos (pi/6) + cos^2 (-pi/6) ` First, we know that: `cos(-x) = cos(x) ` `==gt cos^2 (-pi/6) = cos^2 (pi/6)` Also, we know that: `2sinxcosx = sin2x` `==> 2sin (pi/6) cos...

Latest answer posted March 30, 2012 4:20 am UTC

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Science

What is the percentage yield for a reaction of benzene, C6H6 with chlorine, that produces chlorobenzene, C6H5Cl, and...

In computing for the percent yield of the reaction, we can use the expression: `percent yield = (actual yield)/(theo retical yield) * 100` actual yield = 38.8 theoretical yield = ? We can obtain...

Latest answer posted April 24, 2013 12:22 am UTC

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Math

Is `cos(pi/2-x)= cos(pi/2)-cos(x)` ?

You may use the following formula for `cos(alpha - beta)` to find if both sides are equal such that: `cos(alpha - beta) = cos alpha*cos beta + sin alpha*sin beta` Substituting `pi/2` for `alpha`...

Latest answer posted February 5, 2012 2:34 pm UTC

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On First Looking into Chapman's Homer

What two words indicate the presence of Homer?

So you are asking which two words in this poem show us that Homer is present in the poem? If so, I would say "deep-brow'd Homer" indicates that Homer is present. Other than that, there are many...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2010 10:30 pm UTC

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Math

What is the simple interest earned on $720 at 1.5% per month in 4 months.

When simple interest is being calculated, the interest I is given by the formula I = P*r*t where P is the principle amount, r is the rate of interest per period and t is the number of periods....

Latest answer posted February 9, 2012 9:19 am UTC

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Math

`log_4 x*log_2 x + log_2(log_4 x)=2`     4,2,2 and 4 are in the base

You should use the following logarithmic identity such that: `log_a b = (log_c b)/(log_c a)` `log_4 x = (log_2 x)/(log_2 4) => log_4 x = (log_2 x)/2` Substituting `(log_2 x)/2` for `log_4 x...

Latest answer posted September 9, 2012 3:05 pm UTC

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The Lady with the Pet Dog

How does the plot fit the setting of the story, chekhov the lady with the pet dog?

There are a few themes that Chekov explores in this story. One is the idea of nature, and its healing qualities. This is shown in the happiness Gurov and Anna find by the seashore, out in the...

Latest answer posted October 8, 2007 7:47 pm UTC

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Math

Solve for x : log(x) 2 = 0.5

Here we have log(x) 2 = 0.5, where the base of the log is x. log(x) 2 = 0.5 use the relation that log(a) b = c => b = a^c => 2 = x^(1/2) => 2^2 = x => x = 4 The solution is x = 4.

Latest answer posted April 19, 2011 2:16 pm UTC

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Math

What percentage of 7kg is 490g?

490 g as a percentage of 7 kg is equal to `((490/1000)/7)*100` = `(0.49/7)*100` = `49/7` = 7 490 g is 7% of 7 kg.

Latest answer posted July 6, 2013 6:17 am UTC

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Math

What is the integral of 16x * sin^3(2x^2 + 1)*cos (2x^2 + 1) dx. Use substitution with u = 2x^2+ 1.

The problem requires finding the integral of 16x * sin^3(2x^2 + 1)*cos (2x^2 + 1) with substituting 2x^2 + 1 with u Int [16x * (sin (2x^2 + 1))^3*cos (2x^2 + 1) dx] let u = 2x^2 + 1 du = 4x * dx...

Latest answer posted April 1, 2011 2:47 pm UTC

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Chemistry

What is the percent composition of carbon in a compound with 24.0 g C and 64.0 g O? (Write the formula for percent...

90 grams of the given compound has 24 g of carbon and 64 g of oxygen. We know that the atomic mass of carbon is 12 and the atomic mass of oxygen is 16. If the empirical formula of the compound is...

Latest answer posted March 17, 2011 4:24 pm UTC

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