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Voice is the style or personality of the narrative and is one of the 6 traits of writing evaluated in the 6 traits program used in schools all over the country. Although it's easy to tell when a...
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Niccolò Zucchi (1586-1670) is credited with inventing the reflecting telescope, or reflector, in 1616. He was an Italian Jesuit astronomer and physicist. With his telescope in 1630, he discovered...
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On his first transatlantic voyage, Columbus sailed from Palos de la Frontera, Spain, to the Canary Islands off the coast of West Africa. He then crossed the Atlantic in 5 weeks and ended up...
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TThe ratio of boys to girls is 12 to 16, 12:16 or 12/16 (all different ways this can be written). The fraction form 12/16 can be reduced by dividing by the greatest common factor. Both 12 and 16...