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Math

It is given that 18 added to x gives y => 18 + x = y Also, 18 multiplied by 4x gives y^2 => 18*4x = y^2 Now substituting y = 18 + x in 18*4x = y^2 => 18*4x = (18 + x)^2 => 72x = 18^2 +...

Latest answer posted January 17, 2011 12:54 pm UTC

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Reference

I would use the internet to find hotels. One of the best things you could do is go to Google and type "cheap hotels Atlantic City." Numerous sites will pop up. There are many hotels on the...

Latest answer posted June 29, 2010 1:15 am UTC

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Math

We have the digits 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 and we need to create numbers greater than 1200. Now, any number formed with four of the digits is greater than 1200. Also any number containing all the 5...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2010 1:15 am UTC

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Math

We have to solve the equation sin x - (sqrt 3)cos x = 0 for x in the interval [0;2pi) sin x - (sqrt 3)cos x = 0 => sin x = (sqrt 3)cos x => tan x = sqrt 3 => x = arc tan (sqrt 3) => x =...

Latest answer posted July 20, 2011 4:17 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

Rights for these properties vary under law mostly because of the nature of these properties. Real and personal property are tangible goods that can be materially affected by actions. On the other...

Latest answer posted August 31, 2013 9:06 am UTC

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Math

Let the line ax+ by + c = 0 join the points Q and R and pass through P. Let ax + by + c intersect x - 2y-4 = 0 at Q(x1, y1). Let ax + by + c intersect x +y - 5 = 0 at R(x2, y2). As P is equidistant...

Latest answer posted January 1, 2011 12:42 pm UTC

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Math

We have to solve 2x^4 - 11x^3 + 23x^2 - 19x + 5 = 0 2x^4 - 11x^3 + 23x^2 - 19x + 5 = 0 => 2x^4 - 3x^3 - 8x^3 + 12x^2 + 10x^2 + x^2 - 15x - 4x + 5 = 0 => 2x^4 - 3x^3 + x^2 - 8x^3+ 12x^2 - 4x +...

Latest answer posted March 2, 2011 6:26 am UTC

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Math

The value of `lim_(x->0)(sqrt(1+x) - 1)/(3*sqrt(1+x) - 1)` can be found by substituting x with 1. Doing so gives: `(sqrt(0+1) - 1)/(3*sqrt(0+1) - 1)` =>`(1 - 1)/(3 - 1)` =>` ` `0/2` =>...

Latest answer posted December 20, 2011 9:55 pm UTC

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Math

An odd function is one where f(-x) = -f(x). Here it is given that both f(x) and g(x) are odd functions. This means f(-x) = -f(x) and g(-x) = -g(x) fog(x) = f(g(x)) fog(-x) = => f(g(-x)) as g(-x)...

Latest answer posted April 23, 2011 2:16 pm UTC

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

My guess is that it was for what you call 'economy of effect' - that is to say that within a limited frame (the length of the film in this case), making the character profile (Icabod's in this...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2009 11:03 pm UTC

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Math

Sam uses fencing to divide the garden into 16 squares each with dimensions of 1m * 1m. She also puts fencing around the perimeter of the garden. The least amount of fencing required would be when...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2011 10:12 am UTC

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Hatchet

This is going to be a matter of opinion. I think that several arguments can be made for different points where Brian most resembles into a mature "man." For me, I would say that the development...

Latest answer posted June 14, 2011 11:32 pm UTC

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Cinema and Drama

John Carpenter’s 1978 horror film Halloween is considered the precursor to an entire industry of preposterous “slasher” films, in which a psychotic killer methodically works his way through a group...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2014 1:24 pm UTC

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Math

Let the length of the side of the square be S. Now the perimeter is given by 4S and the area if given by S^2. We cannot say that area is 60 more than the perimeter as they have different units. We...

Latest answer posted December 9, 2010 9:40 pm UTC

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Science

The Hubble galaxy classification scheme is subjective, but: (1) A spiral galaxy with a small bulge is a lenticular galaxy. (2) A galaxy shaped like a cigar is an elliptical galaxy. (3) A galaxy...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2015 9:08 pm UTC

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History

I may be off course here, but since the original question says Aztec "decimation" and not "domination" I interpreted this to mean that it was human sacrifice that helped wipe out the Aztecs. I...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2012 10:22 am UTC

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Math

We have to solve sin x + x = 0 sin x + x = 0 subtract x from both the sides => sin x = -x Now the only solution for this can be x = 0 as -0 = 0 and sin 0 = 0. For no other value of x is sin x =...

Latest answer posted January 29, 2011 9:24 pm UTC

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History

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee is full of very famous historical events. The film opens with the Battle of Little Bighorn, where Custer and his 7th cavalry were slaughtered by the Sioux under Crazy...

Latest answer posted November 14, 2011 9:09 am UTC

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Business

According to 35, U.S.C, 101, Whoever invents or discovers any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof, may obtain a...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2013 8:05 pm UTC

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Math

We have to solve the equation 3*sin(x/2) = -3*cos(x/2) for values of x in the interval [0, 2*pi] 3*sin(x/2) = -3*cos(x/2) => sin(x/2)/cos(x/2) = -3/3 => tan (x/2) = -1 => x/2 = arc...

Latest answer posted July 16, 2011 5:59 pm UTC

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Employee Motivation

There are a number of things that businesses can do to try to motivate their employees. Of course, not all things will work to motivate all employees since individual people are different from one...

Latest answer posted August 26, 2013 4:27 am UTC

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Social Sciences

The previous posts are accurate. I do believe that corporations have to clearly identify the criteria for a position and ensure that each candidate has been screened on said standards. With this...

Latest answer posted August 4, 2010 4:54 pm UTC

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Math

The nth term of an arithmetic progression with the first term equal to a and the common difference equal to d is given by Tn = a + (n-1)*d The man saves 32 in the first year and increases the...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2011 3:01 am UTC

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Elementary Teachers

Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, pregnancy discrimation is considered sex disrimination. This applies to any organization with over 15 employees - inlucing state or local government...

Latest answer posted September 1, 2009 11:31 am UTC

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Waiting for the Barbarians

The treatment of the magistrate while he is imprisoned represents a reprehensible abuse of power. In part, this novel is about how a community's sense of morality sometimes extends only to the...

Latest answer posted March 12, 2012 12:34 am UTC

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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

For one thing, if your essay is to be a critical essay, then you will want to consider how the sonnet that you select relates to the other sonnets of Shakespeare. For instance, there is a...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2009 1:26 am UTC

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Julius Caesar

The basis of Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar is based upon the conflicts of those in his kingdom who, for one reason or another, do not want Caesar to be crowned king. I can only answer one...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2010 8:25 am UTC

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Joseph Butler

According to Joseph Butler's Fifteen Sermons preached at the Rolls Chapel, there is a specific text within that refers to "Altruism and Self-Love" (1726) Joseph Butler defines self-love as the...

Latest answer posted March 16, 2013 10:46 pm UTC

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Macbeth

According to Aristotle, a tragic hero must possess all of the following qualities, which Macbeth does not. 1. The tragic hero must possess a great character and he must fall from a high standing to...

Latest answer posted November 4, 2010 6:10 am UTC

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Math

We know that Floppy the rabbit weighs 1.2 kg. We want to figure out what 7% of that is and then add it back onto the original number. So it'll look something like this: 1.2 x .07 = x 1.2 + x =...

Latest answer posted May 4, 2015 1:50 am UTC

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The Red Badge of Courage

Henry begins the story as a young man, naive and self-centered, his primary goal in fighting in the war being to bring himself glory and immortality. He's not especially interested in the issues...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2009 4:18 am UTC

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History

Ida B. Wells (also known as Ida B. Wells-Barnett), began a one-woman crusade because of the fact that lynching was a major problem in the South. We can attribute her crusade to two main things....

Latest answer posted June 19, 2013 9:21 pm UTC

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Frederick was a house servant in Baltimore. This meant that he would do all the things that a butler might do—clean, wait on his masters/owners, etc.—as well as things a handyman might do, like fix...

Latest answer posted April 11, 2007 9:24 am UTC

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History

Rousseau's discourse on equality was really more centred on the origins of inequality and was a seminal work of philosophy which still influences French (and world) society up to this day. He held...

Latest answer posted May 28, 2014 9:55 am UTC

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In the Time of the Butterflies

This is Patria Mercedes, as a young teenager at Imaculada School, talking to Sor Asunción. The Sister is trying to counsel Patria, who is a model student at the school, to hear the call of God....

Latest answer posted April 8, 2010 5:50 pm UTC

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The Killer Angels

Had the Union army decided to pursue the retreating Confederates immediately and in large numbers, they almost certainly would have destroyed Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia--had they...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2012 1:44 pm UTC

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Pygmalion

Language is and always will be culture. It does shape how people think and act; for instance, when Eliza tries to return to the vernacular of her flower-girl days, she is unable--she has changed....

Latest answer posted January 8, 2012 2:28 pm UTC

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Macbeth

The defining of Macbeth as a successful tragedy depends upon the definition of tragedy one uses. First, according to one definition, a tragedy is a dramatic composition, often in verse, dealing...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2012 6:04 pm UTC

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Business

GDP or gross domestic product is the total value of all goods and services produced in the economy. Usually the term GDP refers to nominal gross domestic product, the qualifier nominal is used to...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2013 6:02 am UTC

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Essay Lab

In writing a literary research paper, the critical element would be to generate as much evidence as possible in the early stages. The web can be quite helpful in this process. Finding sites and...

Latest answer posted March 5, 2010 8:59 pm UTC

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Life of Pi

It's not entirely clear but I think the island is most likely an allegory of the Garden of Eden. The whole story reads something like a biblical narrative, and the carnivorous island can be viewed...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2008 2:08 am UTC

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History

Music is very important to German culture. Their operas and composers have been renowned for a long time. Germans have a rich culture of dances, including folk dances and ball dances. There are...

Latest answer posted August 19, 2011 7:41 am UTC

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Lord of the Flies

Ralph begins the novel a straightforward , sensible young man. He believes that structure and organization are key to their survival and rescue.As the novel progresses,, Ralph loses some of his...

Latest answer posted November 6, 2007 1:34 am UTC

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Of Mice and Men

I guess "smitten" is in the eye of the beholder.  Lennie is smitten with lots of things...the beauty of Curley's wife, the softness of a rabbit's fur, the idea of the Utopian...

Latest answer posted July 19, 2007 6:21 am UTC

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Math

`[sin(pix) + cos(piy)]^2 = 2` Differentiating both sides w.r.t 'x' we get `2[sin(pix) + cos(piy)]*[pi*cos(pix) - pi*sin(piy)*(dy/dx)] = 0` `or, [pi*cos(pix) - pi*sin(piy)*(dy/dx)] = o` `or, dy/dx =...

Latest answer posted October 7, 2015 8:43 am UTC

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Math

Note:- If y = x^n ; where n = constant ; then dy/dx = n*{x^(n-1)} Now, `y = (x^2 - 6)^3` `thus, dy/dx = y' = 3*{(x^2 - 6)^2}*(2x)` `or, dy/dx = y' = 6x*(x^2 - 6)^2` ``

Latest answer posted October 6, 2015 6:20 pm UTC

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Science

I think the bottom line is that healthier people are going to be better able to have babies, and better able to have healthier babies. People just need to focus on being healthy and staying...

Latest answer posted February 27, 2012 10:37 am UTC

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Everyday Use

Dee and Maggie definitely take two alternate routes, although not by choice. Maggie has been damaged in a fire which the speaker hints that Dee may have set. Because of this, Maggie is not as...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2008 10:30 am UTC

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The Most Dangerous Game

The two meanings are based on the word "Game". A game can be something played for enjoyment, or " animals under pursuit or taken in hunting; especially : wild animals hunted for sport or food"...

Latest answer posted September 12, 2011 1:31 pm UTC

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The Importance of Being Earnest

In Oscar's personal world, there is absolutely NO importance of that. In the world in which Oscar lived, however, it was the current meme. "Being Earnest" as a meme suggests the quality of life...

Latest answer posted August 22, 2008 9:01 am UTC

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