Travis Brewer
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I learned that I was good at teaching, and enjoyed it my Senior Year of College. I earned my teaching license in 2008, and was hired as a Special Educator in Mountain Home. I then became a Math teacher in Montezuma Creek, UT. I'm currently a tutor in Boise, ID.
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It comes down to a question of kilometers traveled. If we restate Php as $, The comparison is LG: $1,500 + $35n Km vs. Rent and Drive: $2,000 +$25n Km. If we compare the two values as... 
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Bipolar disorder is very different from Depression. In depression the patient has no motivation, is constantly sad or prone to sadness, apathetic etc. constantly. This state varies by... 
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Midway was the turning point of the Pacific Campaign in World War II, but can actually be looked at as the culmination of a series of events. It started with the bombing of Pearl Harbor on... 
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Auschwitz was a notorious death camp of the Nazi Regime. Located in modern day Poland near the city of Oswiecim, it is believed to account for as many as 4 million of the 11.5 million Jews... 
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It is unclear what you mean by solving linear equations, but I will endeavour to help. Linear equations are algebraic expressions that form a straight line when plotted on a graph, hence the... 
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To maximize the amount of space that can be enclosed by 400 ft of fencing, the two corrals should share one side so that only one stretch of fencing is needed between them, and both should have the... 
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15. The Sketch indicates that `bar(AD)` ` ` and `bar(BC)` ` ` are parallel. Consequently, vertical angles`/_ADE~=/_BCE=40` ` `degrees. `/_ABC` is found by using the property... 
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According to the Associated Press, in November President Yanukovych withdrew Ukraine from a deal with the European Union, and accepted a $15 billion bailout from Russia. Both Western Europe... 
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In Question #7 there are three figures who appear to be taller the further away they are. This is the exact opposite of what should happen, therefore we would suspect, or make a conjecture,... 
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The Cold war didn't have a definitive start date. Traditionally, it is pegged in March 1947 with the Issuance of the Truman Doctrine. The Truman Doctrine was, "to help free peoples... 
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There are so many things that rely on solids having a definite shape and volume, it is impossible to cover them all. To start with, if our bones (a solid) did not have definite shape, we... 
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` `The relationship between distance time and speed can be shown by using S for speed, d for distance and t for time. `S=d/t ` If we use this formula for the rowing speed and apply it to the... 
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Food  or more accurately a lack therof  has been a weapon of war for almost as long as humans have fought wars. In Medieval Europe, one of the most famous strategies used against... 
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I would read this as being the TV is $1,200 and has a 10% discount offered. To find 10% of any number is actually quite simple, 10% is also .10 We multiply 1,200 by .1, and we get 10%... 
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What are you so bummed about? B is Above Average! The vast majority of students only get 70% for hours of study. Take what you can get, talk to someone who got a higher grade, and... 
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Converting fractions into decimals is a relatively easy task. A fraction is form of division. You divide the numerator (the top number) by the denominator (the bottom number). So... 
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The most common example of an inclined plane is a ramp. All inclined planes are more commonly known as ramps. However, it should also be noted that not all ramps are inclined... 
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1) Work is defined as the energy transferred to an object by the application of constant force, and is found by multiplying the force in Newtons (5500) by the distance the object moves in... 
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1) The girl jumping on the skateboard is an inelastic collision, and in all collisions, energy must be conserved. In an inelastic collision the combined energy of the colliding objects... 
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1) Work is energy transferred to an object by a force acting on the object, since energy is measured in Joules (J) work is also measured in Joules. The formula for work, is `` . The... 
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1) Work is energy transferred to an object by a force acting on the object, since energy is measured in Joules (J) work is also measured in Joules. The formula for work, is `F xx d` . ... 
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I would label the bottles A, B and C. I would use a sample of each material to make a solution, and test each solution for condutivity. Ionic compounds form solutions that conduct... 
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Scientists use a wide variety of old and new technology to measure these things. Temperatures of both water and air are measured locally by a very old and commonplace technology: a... 
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If we use c and d to designate their respective rates of speed, we can express the relationships in the question mathematically `11c=12d12.5` and `5d=7c13/4` We can find their respective rates of... 
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We assign variables to represent the ages of the children: Younger boy: `b_1` Older boy: `b_2` Younger girl: `g_1` Older girl: `g_2` Then we write out the relationships we were given... 
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The night of April 1819, 1775, Paul Revere along with William Dawes and Samuel Prescott rode along the routes between Boston and Concord warning the citizens that the British were marching on... 
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Advantages of Hydroelectric energy: No greenhouse gases, renewable. One of the biggest problems we have today is that a large portion of our energy needs come from combustion. ... 
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Writing a division problem that has the same quotient as another is quite simple. Your question says that equation 1 has decimals in its dividend and divisor, and that equation 2 must have a... 
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The mass of Earth's moon is `7.36 xx 10^22` kg. The Moon's Radius is `1.74 xx 10^6` m. The mass of the Earth is `5.98 xx 10^24` kg, and its radius is `6.37 xx 10^6` m. According... 
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