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Health Care

It is very hard to know where the health care system will be or what it will look like in ten years. This is largely because of the degree to which this is a political issue and the extreme...

Latest answer posted August 23, 2013 1:55 pm UTC

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Business

Assuming a face value (F) of $1000, we are given the following data: present value or bond value, b = $1125.25 Rate of return = 6.55% Coupon payment, C = 1000 x6.55% = $65.5 Time to maturity, t =...

Latest answer posted July 29, 2015 2:44 pm UTC

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Math

`x^2y+y^2x=-2` Differentiating both sides with respect to x, `x^2d/dx(y)+yd/dx(x^2)+y^2d/dx(x)+xd/dx(y^2)=0` `x^2dy/dx+y(2x)+y^2+x(2y)dy/dx=0` `x^2dy/dx+2xydy/dx+2xy+y^2=0`...

Latest answer posted October 7, 2015 2:28 am UTC

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Literature 101

I think gold has numerous meanings, but in order to get them all, we have to look at it from both the original pagan ideas that prompted the telling of the story, as well as the Christianity that...

Latest answer posted December 30, 2007 1:32 pm UTC

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writing/english group

Pen and paper are my starting points, but then I transfer my drafts to computer, particularly if it is poetry. When using a computer to generate a first draft, the mind, I have found, is more...

Latest answer posted October 10, 2008 7:32 am UTC

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Law and Politics

As late as the 1930's the US Supreme Court defined what a "Trial by Jury" meant, having the following 3 components: 1. A jury of 12 people 2. A judge with the power to instruct jurors...

Latest answer posted January 11, 2009 6:08 am UTC

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Freak the Mighty

Freak and The Fair Gwen probably know just how lucky he is to have reached his 13th birthday. Kevin doesn't get his wish to take a "ride on the space shuttle," but he does get a new computer "with...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2013 4:36 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

One item in your list caught my attention: dramas. I admit it, I am a crime drama and police procedural fan. These television programs often bring events from the media in and fictionalize them....

Latest answer posted June 29, 2011 2:20 pm UTC

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Science

On your timeline you would place the first colonial organisms at 233 million years BCE. "BCE" means "before common era", and is how we represent in scientific terms how long ago something happened....

Latest answer posted January 6, 2016 6:11 pm UTC

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Fortunately for you, this question has been answered! There are two places you can get the information. First of all, there is the enotes page. Here is the link....

Latest answer posted October 27, 2011 6:51 am UTC

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Social Sciences

The Americas have been drastically changed through colonization and conquest by European peoples, but I will do my best to address this widespread and complex transformation. Before the arrival of...

Latest answer posted March 2, 2016 9:11 pm UTC

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Science

Atoms are the smallest unit of matter. They are comprised of (made of) three subatomic particles - protons, neutrons, and electrons. Protons are positively charged, neutrons are neutral (have...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2015 12:53 pm UTC

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History

There were many famous people in the Civil Rights Movement. In the 1940s, A. Philip Randolph threatened a march on Washington, D.C. if the government didn’t end the practice of discriminating in...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2015 9:23 pm UTC

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Math

You need to evaluate the following limit such that: `lim_(x->0) (sin^2 x)/(1-2sin((5pi)/6 - x)cos x) = (sin^2 0)/(1 - 2sin((5pi)/6)*cos 0)` Since `sin 0 = 0 ` and `cos 0 = 1` yields:...

Latest answer posted January 2, 2013 5:11 pm UTC

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Math

The interest paid would depend on whether you are paying simple interest or compound interest. For simple interest, the principal remains the same over the 3 years, and interest is charged at 24%...

Latest answer posted September 7, 2011 2:14 am UTC

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The Open Window

Saki's style is one of the reasons his stories are such a success - on the whole they are very precise, matter of fact pieces of fiction that adds great humour to the content. Thus given your list...

Latest answer posted September 17, 2010 11:44 am UTC

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1984

Conflict is a major theme in 1984 and we see it most prominently through the character of Winston. Orwell develops Winston's conflict through his dreams. In Part 1, Chapter 3, for example, Winston...

Latest answer posted February 11, 2016 9:08 am UTC

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Business

There are a number of ways in which we can justify the idea of bringing this work back to the United States. Let us look at a few of them. First, we can say that this move will definitely result...

Latest answer posted June 17, 2013 1:16 am UTC

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History

The Amistad mutiny carried particular weight for at least a few reasons. First, there was existing tension around the issue of slavery in the United States because the Abolitionist Movement had...

Latest answer posted January 25, 2013 5:16 am UTC

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Language Arts

As others have said, your definition of "activities" greatly impacts this question. Also important are factors like the subject being considered, the age and ability level of the students involved,...

Latest answer posted January 27, 2012 9:58 am UTC

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A Rose for Emily

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Latest answer posted November 19, 2008 3:50 am UTC

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Romeo and Juliet

The obvious difference is of course the time period in which it is set. Some other differences are 1) In Act I, the dialogue between the Montagues and Capulets is reversed; the Montagues say the...

Latest answer posted February 20, 2009 1:58 pm UTC

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The Bet

Very intense reading has brought about a complete transformation in the lawyer. From a man desiring to be a millionaire, he has become a person who despises the idea of accumulating material wealth...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2015 7:08 pm UTC

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Science

Stoichiometry is the study of ratios of elements or compounds and the way they react with each other in specific ratios or quantities. Oftentimes, moles are used in describing these releationships...

Latest answer posted July 5, 2012 5:28 pm UTC

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Blues Ain't No Mockingbird

Since such a question as this is subjective, the student should express his/her own feelings based upon the student's character analysis of Granddaddy and Granny, as well as on an interpretation of...

Latest answer posted February 1, 2016 8:48 pm UTC

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A Passage to India

A Passage to India by E.M. Forster is the tale of Hindus, Muslims and the British in India and the efforts of the characters in the story to build a friendship that genuinely encompasses all three....

Latest answer posted January 9, 2010 9:54 am UTC

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Astronomy

[eNotes cannot do your assignment or research for you but can happily help you get a better understanding of the topic you are interested in.] A probe is an unmanned vehicle, such as a satellite,...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2012 12:41 pm UTC

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The Sun Also Rises

Many characters in the novel find Brett not only attractive but also sexually alluring. Brett’s desire for various men (and their competing desires for her) makes her perhaps the chief character in...

Latest answer posted June 27, 2011 3:20 am UTC

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Science

The number one symptom is fatigue. Since your thyroid regulates your body, you will also not have a normal body temperature. You might feel hot and then cold all the time, like if you had the...

Latest answer posted February 28, 2012 1:55 pm UTC

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Math

Let us say the point touching the ground in ladder is A, the point of ladder that touch the wall is B and the point of bottom of wall as C. According to the data given; `BC = 10m` `angleBAC = 75...

Latest answer posted November 4, 2012 2:26 am UTC

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A Rose for Emily

To clarify, it wasn't on Tobe's bed that the indentation and hair was found; it was on a bed up in the attic. On the other pillow was a rotted skeleton of a human man. That's a pretty big...

Latest answer posted November 17, 2009 5:35 am UTC

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To Kill a Mockingbird

This is one of the most interesting chapters in the novel, and author Harper Lee takes her reader on a wild ride full of childish curiosity, intrigue, danger, innocently off-color humor and a near...

Latest answer posted April 14, 2012 2:08 am UTC

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History

How can anyone ever be responsible for anyone else? If I choose to go to a demonstration and protest, that's fine. If you go to a demonstration to protest, that's fine, too. If you stand next to...

Latest answer posted January 13, 2012 5:04 am UTC

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Romeo and Juliet

One of the characters that explains the entire story of what happened after Romeo and Juliet met is Friar Lawrence. After the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, Prince Escalus and the two families come...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2009 10:29 am UTC

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Thank You, M'am

Though a small-time thief, Roger is still a young boy. Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones, an affectionate and sensitive woman, would like to see a positive change in Roger. Instead of handing...

Latest answer posted December 18, 2015 2:30 pm UTC

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The Kite Runner

You have a good idea for a paper on The Kite Runner because there is a great deal of evidence to show that Rahim was a better father than Baba. But I am not certain, when you refer to three...

Latest answer posted January 3, 2010 2:31 am UTC

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Science

Molarity in the measurement of concentration, it is measured by number of moles of solute present in a liter of solvent. Molarity = moles/volume For example.... If we have 0.05 Molar HCl solution...

Latest answer posted August 4, 2012 12:27 pm UTC

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Death of a Salesman

The answer above has the names wrong. It is Howard who is the son of Willy's original boss (whose name is Frank), not Charlie. Charlie is Willy's next-door neighbor. He has real sympathy for what...

Latest answer posted April 1, 2010 1:16 am UTC

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Daniel Defoe

I teach Robinson Crusoe to my 8th English class every year, and because I teach in a Christian school, we discuss the theme of listening to God and following His path for our lives. Crusoe has to...

Latest answer posted April 12, 2008 8:09 pm UTC

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Human Resource Management

Human Resource Development, or HRD, is designed to assist employees in developing organizational skills and performance abilities though training opportunities as well as though coaching and...

Latest answer posted April 27, 2013 2:24 am UTC

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Global Warming

You say that you are not familiar with global warming, so I will start with a brief explanation of the phenomenon that can help you to answer the question about the responsibilities of the...

Latest answer posted October 25, 2013 9:18 pm UTC

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Guns, Germs, and Steel

The central argument of Diamond's classic work on world history and social anthropology is based around his central argument that attempts to respond to "Yali's Question," an acquaintance of his...

Latest answer posted September 1, 2013 5:24 am UTC

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Sorrow-Acre

Dinesen represents justice in the idea of total commitment to something larger than one's sense of self. Dinesen suggests as much with the idea of "to die for the one you love." This condition of...

Latest answer posted March 7, 2015 2:05 pm UTC

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Business

The fluctuations of the stock market are largely unpredictable. Indeed, there is a theory called the efficient market hypothesis which says that they are completely unpredictable, because all...

Latest answer posted February 1, 2016 9:18 pm UTC

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The Importance of Being Earnest

A pun itself, often thought to be the lowest form of wit, is itself a play on words. Authors use them to add meaning or complexity to their works by having their words take on more than one...

Latest answer posted January 6, 2012 11:39 pm UTC

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Business

Creating a personal logo sounds like a great job for Adobe Illustrator, which allows a person to draw their own designs on-screen or combine them with text, graphics or other downloaded images.

Latest answer posted November 30, 2012 11:56 pm UTC

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Math

Domain is a set of values that a fuction can be defined. So the fuction provide a value for each value in the domain. Now; f(x) = sin^(-1)x Here f(x) is the function and x is the domain. We can...

Latest answer posted July 26, 2012 5:24 pm UTC

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Computer Science

"Virtual reality" is a "reality" that is created within the constructs of a computer. It has no basis in actual physical constructs. Virtual reality (VR) is a computer-generated three-dimensional...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2011 2:13 am UTC

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Literature 101

One must consider that it was not uncommon for a lady--royalty or not--to marry another free male from her husband's family should her husband be killed or die somehow. This was the way women...

Latest answer posted January 14, 2008 12:29 pm UTC

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Guns, Germs, and Steel

On this site, we are only allowed to answer one question at a time. Therefore, I will give you two pieces of evidence from Chapter 10 and will try to give you hints about how to find evidence in...

Latest answer posted September 4, 2013 12:10 am UTC

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