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Science

The disease is caused by inherited abnormal hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is an oxygen carrying protein that is within the red blood cells. Because this hemoglobin is abnormal it causes the cell shape to...

Latest answer posted May 7, 2010 1:54 am UTC

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History

The principle of checks and balances is one where the writers of the Constitution wanted to be sure no branch of government could become too powerful. Thus, there are actions each branch of...

Latest answer posted March 3, 2016 4:07 pm UTC

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Susanna Rowson

Virtue is an integral part of Henry Temple's belief system and of the moral code he follows. He demonstrates his genuine adherence to a life based on virtue in two critical moments in Charlotte...

Latest answer posted May 28, 2010 12:10 pm UTC

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Math

3s(3+6s) + 6(5+3s)= 21s First we will simplify the left sides by opening the brackets and combine like terms. ==> 3s*3 + 3s*6s + 6*5 + 6*3s = 21s ==> `9s + 18s^2 +30 + 18s = 21s` `==>...

Latest answer posted September 24, 2011 12:49 am UTC

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Hamlet

This spooky ghost scene sets the mood for the rest of the play, with Fransisco describing a supernatural cold that chills the very bones. The appearance of the ghost introduces a key theme of the...

Latest answer posted April 17, 2009 10:25 pm UTC

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Hamlet

“Fortinbras” means 'strong of arm', which is very significant in understanding the character. The website “everything2” provides a succinct discussion of the role of Fortinbras in Hamlet, laying...

Latest answer posted July 10, 2007 11:09 pm UTC

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Religion

Former self-proclaimed atheist Lee Strobel takes his copious amounts of research and evidence on the existence of God and a Messiah named Jesus of Nazareth to the younger set in this adaptation of...

Latest answer posted September 11, 2012 10:54 pm UTC

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Math

A linear function is one where the largest power of x is equal to 1. This condition ensures that the graph of the function is a straight line, hence the term linear function. Let the linear...

Latest answer posted December 27, 2010 5:06 pm UTC

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Reference

I strongly vote for hiring movers and packers when moving house! There is often so much sorting out of unwanted, unneeded possessions that your time and energy is spent on that. If movers can come...

Latest answer posted September 2, 2012 6:02 am UTC

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Math

There are several ways to solve a system of equations: graphing (least used), substitution and elimination. In this system, it is easiest to solve using substitution. This means we have:...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2012 4:18 am UTC

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Guns, Germs, and Steel

Diamond argues that hierarchical societies in all areas come about because of agriculture. He does say that agriculture and complex societies sort of help one another develop and so it is hard to...

Latest answer posted September 23, 2011 9:32 am UTC

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Guide to Literary Terms

In order to change this sentence into the active voice, the subject must perform the action in the sentence, which is not the case in this sentence. There really is no way for the subject --...

Latest answer posted May 7, 2009 10:46 am UTC

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Science

There are three reasons. First reason is that light always reflects in mirrors obeying the reflection laws. The particular law that is important here is the equality of the incidence and of the...

Latest answer posted October 6, 2013 2:47 pm UTC

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Essay Lab

I typically suggest that students write an argument paper by focusing mainly on one side of the argument. Often, presenting both sides (especially in a five paragraph essay) detracts from a...

Latest answer posted January 31, 2013 12:55 pm UTC

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Pride and Prejudice

These are interesting points to consider, especially since there is some disagreement over at least one of the points in the trilogy of rights, status, education. In Austen's Pride and...

Latest answer posted March 14, 2011 10:14 pm UTC

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In My Father's House

In My Father's House takes place in St. Adrienne, Louisiana, in the early 1970s. The main characters are Philip Martin, an African American minister and civil rights activist, and Robert X, the son...

Latest answer posted April 16, 2013 8:41 pm UTC

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Death of a Salesman

At the time of the play, Willy Loman is an aging salesman who wants more than anything to be respected, loved, and remembered for being successful. He has not done poorly in his profession;...

Latest answer posted August 5, 2010 6:30 am UTC

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Science

To put it clearly, instructional design is the design, development and delivery of instructional materials (books, instructions, lectures, courses, educational systems, etc) with the goal of making...

Latest answer posted February 22, 2016 11:36 pm UTC

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Math

You need to find the smallest distance between the line L and the line `L_3` , hence, you need to use the following formula, such that: `D = |bar(AB)*bar n|/||bar n||` You need to consider `A =...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2013 7:29 am UTC

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Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa

Kaffir was and is a racist, offensive term for Black Africans, I don't think it was ever used for African Americans.

Latest answer posted February 15, 2007 5:36 am UTC

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Environmental Pollution

Two big links between poverty and environmental degradation are subsistence farming and exploiting natural resources, particularly in the developing world. Poverty leads many in the developing...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2013 3:56 am UTC

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The Slave Dancer

The conflict of this story is man vs. self. The story deals with Jessie's realization that she was kidnapped as a young child and her family is not actually her own. She has many interactions and...

Latest answer posted December 30, 2007 12:03 pm UTC

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Math

You need to find the first derivative and then you may find the second derivative. You should notice that the function you need to differentiate is rational, hence you need to use quotient rule...

Latest answer posted March 19, 2012 3:05 pm UTC

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Teaching Community

I use a number of strategies based on the best practices mentioned above; but, I also like to use games to encourage students to learn while interacting with each other. One game is to have all...

Latest answer posted February 24, 2012 9:58 am UTC

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Essay Lab

Remember that culture can be that of any group. For example, you might want to compare the language of teenagers to adults. That has been a topic of research from time to time. You should be...

Latest answer posted September 28, 2011 2:33 pm UTC

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Romeo and Juliet

The purpose of a prologue is to introduce to the reader background information that is pertinent to understanding the story. A lot of times such background information can be introduced in the...

Latest answer posted February 5, 2013 7:56 am UTC

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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet were young teens who were not ready for the committment of marriage. Their actions were impulsive and compounded the tragedy. First, Romeo was in love with Rosaline and pined...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2008 1:35 pm UTC

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Teaching Community

I think that science has more appeal to students because there are opportunities for hands-on work, and because it's easier to see the connection between ones everyday life and science than it is...

Latest answer posted March 1, 2012 5:31 am UTC

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Literature

The wave of patriotism and support of the Allied cause was a part of the American literary canon that emerged during and out of World War I. Writers like Edith Wharton sought to evoke a spirit of...

Latest answer posted September 1, 2013 11:46 am UTC

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Math

The request of problem is a bit vague since it does not specify if you need to find the angle in a triangle or you just need to find the angle when the value of a trigonmetric function is given....

Latest answer posted December 8, 2012 6:18 am UTC

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Math

The area bound by the graph of the functions f(x)=x^2-2x and g(x)=4-x^2 in the interval [0,3] has to be determined. As seen from the graph of the functions, there is no area completely bounded...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2013 6:05 am UTC

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The Masque of the Red Death

I haven't read "The Shawl," but the setting in "The Masque of the Red Death" is crucial for several reasons. The setting is a multi-roomed home of a well-to-do member of society, Prince Prospero...

Latest answer posted May 26, 2010 8:32 pm UTC

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Math

The equation `(x-1)^2/(-4) - (y+2)^2/(-16) = 1` can be expressed in the standard form a hyperbola as follows: `(x-1)^2/(-4) - (y+2)^2/(-16) = 1` => `(x-1)^2/(-4) + (y+2)^2/(16) = 1` =>...

Latest answer posted April 28, 2012 3:59 am UTC

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A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

A most unconventional story, "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" presents along with its magical realism a bit of satire in the three people who are consulted about the old angel with buzzard...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2011 7:08 am UTC

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Crime and Punishment

The fact that Crime and Punishment is set in a city has a significant impact on the action of the story and the meaning of the action. Roskolnikov hopes to prove that he is a man above other men....

Latest answer posted January 16, 2012 6:32 am UTC

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The Story of an Hour

When we refer to the style of a given piece of literature, we are actually talking about an umbrella-term that could be used to refer to a large number of different components, including point of...

Latest answer posted December 31, 2010 2:11 am UTC

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Guns, Germs, and Steel

In Chapter 7, Diamond talks about a number of ways in which plants were changed by human selection. People picked fruits or plants with certain attributes, which eventually made those plants...

Latest answer posted November 3, 2011 4:48 am UTC

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Religion

Catholics believe that St. Peter was the first pope largely on the words of Jesus in Matthew 16: 18-19. There Jesus appears to set Peter above all the other apostles. He appears to make Peter the...

Latest answer posted September 20, 2012 1:28 pm UTC

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

What an interesting concept! I have never come across this statement in relation to this poem before. We can easily relate it to "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" when we consider the symbolic...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2011 7:55 pm UTC

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Aeneid

After the fall of Troy, Aeneas, his father, and a handful of survivors sail away in the hope of establishing a new city. Eventually, the hatred of the goddess Juno for the Trojans leads to a...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2011 12:06 pm UTC

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Ethel Davis Wilson

“From Flores” by Ethel Wilson tells the story of a fishing boat which sinks destroyed by reefs during a storm. The characters run the gamut of life from a ne’er do well crew member, the captain...

Latest answer posted June 26, 2013 6:17 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

First of all, it is not at all clear that the “truth” is that taxes will need to be raised on all earners. In the current political climate, it is just as likely that taxes will not be raised on...

Latest answer posted September 1, 2013 6:40 pm UTC

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The Namesake

I think that the effect of projecting into the future is to help bring out complexity in her characters. Lahiri understands that the traditional notion of how immigrants define themselves involves...

Latest answer posted January 6, 2012 6:36 am UTC

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Things Fall Apart

A good visual art representation would be a portrait or a project that reveals Okonkwo hanging himself. Because Okonkwo cannot deal with the changes that heve come to his village, he hangs...

Latest answer posted May 19, 2011 12:24 am UTC

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A Christmas Carol

Introductions to novels are often considered to be the prologues, and in a prologue there are three things that occur: The reader is given the general idea of the narrative The reader's interest is...

Latest answer posted January 5, 2013 12:09 pm UTC

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Robin Cook

In Chapter 27, Beth still doesn't answer her phone when Jack calls first thing in the morning. Jack is followed by Slam, the protection Warren promised he would have, as Jack takes the subway in to...

Latest answer posted September 4, 2013 6:07 pm UTC

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

The following is quoted from "Critical Essays" in the eNotes Study Guide for "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening": “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” is generally regarded as Frost's...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2014 10:21 pm UTC

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History

Immigration has not always been the sweet, romantic picture portrayed by our mythology. We did accept the huddled masses as the Statue of Liberty says. However we also discriminated against them...

Latest answer posted August 16, 2011 9:07 am UTC

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Science

Carbonates are examples of bases which will react with acids in a neutralization reaction. The initial product of the neutralization reaction is a salt plus carbonic acid (H2CO3). The carbonic...

Latest answer posted June 13, 2011 5:15 am UTC

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The Great Gatsby

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Latest answer posted May 24, 2012 9:12 pm UTC

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