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September 2, 2014

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Math
Jance spend from 7pm to 9pm doing her homework. She spend 3 times as mach time on her english project as she did on math. the science homework took twice as long as her math homework. How meny minutes did she spend on her science homework?
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 12:52pm

Social Studies
Can somebody please check my answers? Thank you :) 1. Which is a key factor that affects the climate of mountainous Latin America? a. snow b. El Niño c. elevation ** d. sea breezes 2. Which statement best describes the economies of Central America? a. Central America&#...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 12:33pm

English
the Great Fire of London by Janet Hardy Gould ---------------------------- Is this book a novel?
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:41am

English
Traditional African is an advantage for Men only,not women
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 2:31am

English
Who was the audience for the Dalai Lama speech? How did speaking in front of this group affect the Dalai Lama's message?
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 1:29am

English 30
How does the short story "Happy Event" by Nadine Gordimer relate to the impact of an individual's ambition on self and others?
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 10:45pm

english
theater in london that stands near where globe theatre once stood
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 8:19pm

english
places in his life conflicts in his life men in his life can it be his father? people he worked with etc mistakes he made victories he celebrated having kids publishing his poetry/plays elizabethan cultures and traditions that influenced his life and carreer controversies in ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7:51pm

English Help Please!!! Check!!
Concision Rewrite the sentences using concision techniques (replacing phrases with words, combining sentences, etc.) discussed in class to simply these wordy sentences. a)Your explanation concerning your comatose state during the required reporting period was not accepted by ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 6:24pm

English
Traditional African marriage is an advantage for men only,not women
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 11:50am

English
If it snows tomorrow, what will you do? 1. If it snows tomorrow, I will go out with my dog. 2. If it snows tomorrow, I will make a snow man at the back yard. 3. If it snows tomorrow, I will meet my girl friend. 4. If it snows tomorrow, I will do snow fights with my friends. 5....
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 6:19am

English
He has been on the go. ---------------------- Instead of 'on the go', what other expressions can we use to have the same meaning?
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 4:22am

English help
From the words below, supply the words needed to complete the sentences. Chronic, clairvoyance, inadvertent, pretentious, celestial, vanguard. A. John had a CHRONIC back pain that left him bedridden. He refused, however, to visit the doctor because of the PRETENTIOUS way the ...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 9:19pm

English help
From the words below, supply the words needed to complete the sentences. Vicariously, vicissitudes, tawdry, ponderous, sycophant, implausible. A. One might say that Tennessee Williams lived VICARIOUSLY through the character of brick in his play cat on a hot tin roof. Big daddy...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 9:04pm

English help
From the words below, supply the words needed to complete the sentences. Prodigious, Impartial, Profusion A. While the big money contributors had remained IMPARTIAL at the beginning of the campaign, when it narrowed down to the two chief contenders, a PRODIGIOUS amount of ...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 5:43pm

English help
A music conductor is one who ________. To lead one in is to ________, and abduct is to ________. Chrono means "time" so to "synchronize" means to __________. Since phon means sound, symphony must be _______. If thesis means "idea", then synthesis ...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 5:37pm

English
1. violet: flower:: A. psychosis: illness B. pink: red C. shadow: sun D. chair table Is it A? 2. gems: jeweler:: A. gold: miser B. airplane: pilot C. driver: car D. clay: potter Is it B? 3. day: night:: A. few: many B. red: color C. fin: fish D. life: death Is it D?
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 5:29pm

English
Neither I nor she will able to climb the tree. Neither I or she will able to climb the tree. Which sentence is right and why?
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 12:38pm

English 10
All of the following are writing strategies associated with editing except • checking your spelling. • cleaning up formatting. • developing a subtopic. • fixing punctuation errors.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 11:49am

English
How do I make this more positive? Dear renter: Effective march 1, the rent for your parking space will go up $10 a month. However, our parking lot is still not the most expensive in town. Many of you have asked us to provide better snow and ice removal and to post signs saying...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 8:42am

English
He is a good cook. (What does this sentence above mean? Which ones are similar to this sentence among the following?) 1. He can cook very well. 2. He cooks well. 3. He really cooks well. 4. He does cook well. 5. He cooks very well. 6. He does cook very well. 7. He is a ...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:02am

english
Do you know when to ride a bike? Do you know when you should ride a bike? - 1. Yes, I do. I have to ride a bike between 5 and 7 p.m. - 2. Yes, I do. I should ride a bike during the daytime. - 3. Yes, I do. I must ride a bike on weekends. (Are both the questions and answers ...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 6:38am

english
In the giver why was Gabriel in danger of being released?
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 2:10am

english
In the book Giver -- the committee of elders consulted the giver for what?
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 2:05am

english
EXPLAIN WHAT YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP ? THEN WRITE A LOVE SONG ABOUT SOMEONE YOU HAVE A CRUSH ON PLEASE HELP ME I DO NOT UNDERSTAND THIS I DO NOT KNOW WHAT DO TO NOW
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 11:16pm

english
What are the characteristics of an effective television newscaster? Explain.
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 11:05pm

english
i have an assignment and i have already finished it. which is on writing a film review and there are 5 paragraphs to it so i already wrote the 4 paras but in the last paragraph it says you have to write two sub points and 2 descriptive evidences on how this connects to the ...
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 10:41pm

English
Indicate where each aspect of an index card should be placed when researching. Match the letter that corresponds to one of the items below to the correct location (1, 2, 3, 4, or 5) on an index card A.) Page number B.) Title of card (aspect of subject) C.) Paraphrase D.) ...
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 10:18pm

English
What kind of dash/hyphen am I supposed to use in a title like this? Hammurabi - a Person of One of the World's Oldest Civilizations
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 7:30pm

English Help Please!!! Check!!
Memo Edit Today, Rite Properties needs to send a memo to the residents of The Plaza, an apartment complex they own. Review the memo thoroughly, then edit it for writing style (cohesion, concision, clarity, diction, and variety) AND professional tone and voice. (Think about the...
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 4:33pm

English
What would be 3 good guide questions for The Bermuda Triangle? 1. Where do people disappear in the triangle? 2. 3.
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 4:12pm

English
Tom's school will have a parade for its anniversary celebration. ----------------- Is this sentence grammatical? Thank you.
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 4:29am

English
Why traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only not, women
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 1:34am

English Help Please!!! Check!!
Concision Rewrite the sentences using concision techniques (replacing phrases with words, combining sentences, etc.) discussed in class to simply these wordy sentences. 1. Critics cannot avoid employing complex and abstract technical terms if they are to successfully analyze ...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 11:27pm

English
1. I have seen her once. 2. I have once seen her. 3. I once have seen her. Which one is correct?
Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 11:12pm

English, Reading
i need help on a few questions from the book October sky/rocket boys so here they are: -name of the rockets (through chapters 1-8) and why did they name them that ? -what does sonny name his new launching site -who is valentine -why is the football team so upset -how does ...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 8:21pm

Statistics
Recently, a university surveyed recent graduates of the English Department for their starting salaries. Four hundred graduates returned the survey. The average salary was $25,577. The population standard deviation is $2,566. What is the 95% confidence interval for the mean ...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 5:41pm

English Help Please!!!
Cohesion and Coherency/Sentence Variety This short paragraph has two distinct problems. First, to improve cohesion, rewrite these sentences so that old information is at the beginning of each sentence. Second, combine sentences and/or provide transitions to improve the ...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 12:51am

English
The Great Gatsby Why did daisy and Tom spend a year in France Answer Are They wanted their little girl to learn French There was no reason Tom's family bought a house in Paris Thanks
Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 10:25pm

English Composition
What are some reasons that could persuade your parents to go to places alone with just your friends.
Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 4:27pm

English
1.) Anyone can publish information on the Internet without fact-checking it. A.) True************************ B.) False 2.) Public records are most likely to contain valid information than secondhand reports. A.) True******************************** B.) False 3.) The ...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 3:41pm

english
A comparison of the poems "quickdraw" and "the farmers bride"! Discuss the techniques used, analyse the language/structure/form explore layers of meaning and comment on the effect of the reader. E.G compare how the poets use verbs or metaphore or imagery or...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 1:54pm

english
Compare the use of verbs in the poems "quickdraw" and "the farmers bride"
Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 1:37pm

English
1. If you think you can, you can. 2. If you think you can't, you can't. --------------------- What is the difference between 'can' and 'can't' in the sentence in pronunciation?
Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 1:13am

English
1. I can do it. 2. I can't do it. ----------------- What is the difference in pronunciation between 'can' and 'can't' in each sentence?
Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 12:43am

English
1. I don't read the novel yet. 2. I cannot start to do the work yet. 3. I will not open the bottle yet. 4. I don't want to go there yet. ------------- Are they all grammatical?
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 11:24pm

English
Choose the correct usage to complete the sentence: Are you ______________ to be in here? Suppose or supposed
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 8:25pm

English
1. Plant the potato pieces deep in the ground. 2. Plant the pieces of potato deep in the ground. 3. Plant the pieces of potatoes deep in the ground. (Which one is grammatical?)
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 1:57am

English
1. Take exercise on a regular basis, and you will be a happy person. 2. Earn a lot of money, and you will be a happy person. 3. Drive in the country, and you will be a happy person. 4. Play the violin, and you will be a happy person. 5. Play soccer with your friends, and you ...
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 1:54am

English
1. The doctor said I can't play soccer for a month. 2. The doctor said I couldn't play soccer for a month. (Are both grammatical? What is the difference between the two sentence? Thank you.)
Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 11:02pm

English Composition
What would be 5 reasons parents won't let a kid go out alone with friends?
Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 8:29pm

comprehending/english
The question is What sources cited or quoted, and if so, to what effect? This is the paragraph: A few months back, while I was giving a workshop on LGBTQIA identities and safety, someone brought up the George Zimmerman trial. In the midst of our discussion, a white participant...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 11:29am

Psychology/English
Jane Eyre was orphaned as a child. What do you think is the psychological effect?
Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 12:10am

English Please Help!!
I am trying add the tone to this passage to my essay. The "tone" is admiring her mother. I am drawing a blank and don't know what or where to add the tone. Passage: Lastly, Schultz shares that for a long time she was unable to look at the shells and that she ...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 10:11pm

Math Mrs.sue
according to one count , the letter e makes up 1/8 of a typical document written in English a document contains 2800 letters . about how many letters in the document are not e ?
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 9:39pm

english/vocabulary
write each vocabulary words in a syllable and indicate stress marks ? here are the words 1.auxiliary 2. candid 3. cubicle 4. drudgery 5.envoy 6.escalate 7.expedient 8.feign 9.flair 10.grievous 11.heterogeneous 12.horde 13.impel 14.incredulous 15. inscribe 16.monologue 17....
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 7:23pm

English
My Essay: A Mother’s Sense of Wonder To lose a loved one is very hard to bear, but to lose a parent can be very heart-wrenching for a child at any age. Connie Schultz wrote “My Mom’s Wonderful, ‘Pinch Me’ Life,” which was published in 2012, in the...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 6:43pm

english/vocabulary
write each vocabulary words in a syllable and indicate stress marks ? here are the words 1.assurance 2. asylum 3. console 4. dilate 5.dross 6.dwindle 7.flippant 8. immunity 9.institute 10. liability 11.preposterous 12.pugnacious 13. rabid 14.realm 15. rejuvenate 16. remunerate...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 5:22pm

Educational Technology
1. Which of the following choices is a strategy that could help with time management? A. Spending most of the day on leisure activities. B. Doing homework in every spare moment. C. Cutting back on sleep. D. Creating a list of tasks to be completed daily.* 2. What is a planner...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 4:36pm

English
Which description would not apply to a typical metropolis ? A. Bustling B. Crowded C. Large d. Rustic I think it's is A
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 2:16pm

English
A word closely associated with altercation is ? A. revision B. Adherent C. Sensible D. Argument I think it is letter B is that right ? Please answer me
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 2:10pm

English
Hello. Please help me to formulate the assignment correctly: "Speak on the question from the theoretical course in Indo-European Lexicology: The native word-stock of Indo-European languages", The course is Indo-European Lexicology, the native word-stock... is one of ...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 1:53pm

English
An invincible team is one that has never know ? A. The joy of victory B. The agony of defeat C. The fear of flying D. Injury or illness I am thinking it could be letter D
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 1:35pm

English
1. Can I have something to drink? 2. Can I drink something to drink? 3. Can I get something to drink? 4. Can I take something to drink? ------------------ What is the meaning of 'have' in #1? 'Have' has a lot of meaning. Does 'have' mean 'drink'...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 8:31am

English
1. After about 15 minutes, take off the shape. 2. In about 15 minutes, take off the shape. -------------------- Which one is right? Do we have to use 'After' or "In'? Thank you for your help.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 7:03am

English
1. You can use it on almost everything--pants, bags and shoes. 2. You can use it on almost everything such as pants, bags and shoes. (What is the function of '--' here? Does #1 mean #2?)
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 7:01am

english/vocabulary
Look back at "failing infrastructure" write a letter to your state representative describing an infrastructure problem in your community and urging swift action. thoroughly describe the problem and it's solution, explaining why it is vital to take action ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:49pm

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:32pm. What will Sonya's family do this weekend? 1. They will plant potatoes. 2. Her family will plant potatoes. (Are both grammatical? Which answer is common?) ----------------- 1. On weekends what do Sonya and her family do...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:05pm

English
What will Sonya's family do this weekend? 1. They will plant potatoes. 2. Her family will plant potatoes. (Are both grammatical? Which answer is common?) ----------------- 1. On weekends what do Sonya and her family do? 2. On weekends what do Sonya and her family members ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:32pm

English
How many are there in Sonya's family? 1. There are four in her family:her father, mother, her little sister and her. 2. There are four in her family:her father, mother, her little sister and she. 3. There are four in her family:her father, mother, her little sister and ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:19pm

English
My brother must have had the angels watching over him yesterday. As he __________ from branch to branch like a monkey in a tree, he __________ thirty feet and all he got was a scratched toe. A. swang; had fallen B. swung; fallen C. is swinging; falls D. was swinging; fell D
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:28pm

English
Which sentence is preferable? A. A student must see their advisor before registering for the following semester. B. A student must see his advisor before registering for the following semester. C. Students must see their advisor before registering for the following semester. D...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:27pm

English
New patients should arrive 20 minutes early, so __________ time to fill out the paperwork. A. they have B. you have C. he or she has D. he has A
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:27pm

English
Which sentence is preferable? A. Everyone did his work quietly. B. Each person did their work quietly. C. Everyone did their work quietly. D. Everyone worked quietly. D
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:26pm

English
Kristen is a prolific writer. She __________ a couple books of poetry and about a hundred short stories. Someday she __________ as famous as Edgar Allen Poe. A. was writing; will be B. has written; would be C. had written; would be D. has written; will be B
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:21pm

English
When preparing to write a summary, you should: A. highlight all main and major ideas after thoroughly reading the article. B. highlight descriptive language and examples. C. take careful notes as you read the article the first time. D. complete outside research. A
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:20pm

English
Either Brenda or her mother lost __________ keys. A. their B. her C. hers D. its A
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:16pm

English
Which sentence is preferable? A. One of the students at the school has given up her scholarship. B. One of the students at the school has given up their scholarship. C. One of the students at the school has given up a scholarship. D. One of the students at the school has given...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:15pm

English
s One-third of the steel units __________ sold, but that one __________. A. have been; wasn't B. been; weren't C. have been; weren't D. been; wasn't A
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:14pm

English
Identify the part of speech or the form of a part of speech in the underlined portion of the next sentence. The children steadily eased themselves into the cold water of the neighborhood pool. A. common noun B. proper noun C. pronoun D. adjective underlined is themselves C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:12pm

English
Usually Janice __________ part time at the local community college, but this summer she __________ away to grad school. A. teach; is going B. teaches; goes C. teaches; be going D. teaches; is going D
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:11pm

English
Which of the following statements is true of a summary? article. topic. A. A summary condenses the main points of an article. B. A summary is quicker and easier to write than a longer original C. A summary should not include evaluation and criticism. D. A summary should direct...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:11pm

English
Identify the sentence that uses the present perfect progressive tense correctly. A. Charlene is feeling sick today. B. Charlene was sick. C. Charlene has been feeling sick lately. D. Charlene feels sick. C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:00pm

English
Which sentence is correct? A. The company closed their offices. B. The company closed its offices. C. The company closed it's offices. D. The company closed there offices. C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:59pm

English
Identify the correct sentence. A. I did my homework when the doorbell was ringing. B. I do my homework when the doorbell is ringing. C. I was doing my homework when the doorbell rang. D. I was doing my homework when the doorbell rung C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:55pm

English
Identify the correct sentence. A. When you will come to Florida next week, we can go out for dinner. B. When you come to Florida next week, we can go out for dinner. C. When you are coming to Florida next week, we can go out to dinner. D. When you be coming to Florida next ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:55pm

English
Which sentence is correct? A. Has everyone brought their stapler? B. Neither of the girls brought their book to class. C. None of the glasses were in its place. D. Some of the children forgot their notebooks. D
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:54pm

English
Either the principal or the teachers will do __________ best to resolve the conflict with the parent. A. his B. their C. his or her D. there C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:54pm

English: tragedy
Paraphrase this line by line: I don't understand this.. In tragedy, man is a paradox in a paradoxical existence. Fallible and vulnerable in his mortal finity, he is yet capable of transcendent greatness. Freely exercising his will (a passive hero is pathetic rather than ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:53pm

English
The Boy Scout leader announced a camping trip after everyone earns __________ merit badge. A. his B. his or her C. their D. there C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:52pm

English
When I __________ to pay my restaurant bill, I realized I __________ my credit card at home. A. try; forget B. tried; have forgotten C. tried; had forgotten D. tried; had forgot C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:51pm

english/vocabulary
can you please help me on word study with writing with idioms ? 1. sick as a dog 2. the best of both worlds 3. under the weather 4. nest eggs 5. when pigs fly 6. slip through the cracks 7. go to seed 8 . thorn in your side 9. turn over a new leaf 10. fifth wheel 11. pitch in ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:21pm

English. Adverbs
Underline the adverb in the sentence He worked hard and won the contest. Should both hard and won be underlined? Thank you
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 4:43pm

english
PLEASE GIVE ME THE USE IN SENTENCES OF 1. MAGNIFICANT 2. VICTORIOUS 3. GROAN 4. DESERTED 5. STRENGTH
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 3:29pm

english
Please give me the frame sentences of 1. Magnificant 2. Victorious 3. Groan 4. Deserted 5. Strength
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 2:56pm

English
1. Which of the following sentences uses capitalization CORRECTLY? (1 point) A.) You can find the complete list of Senators online. B.) Have you ever read The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling? C.)The Maryland Blue Crabs have become a symbol of the state. I think it is B..? 2...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:15am

English
1. I tried to make myself at home. 2. I tried to make myself comfortable. ---------- Are both the same? Thank you.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 1:37am

English
1. They didn't have green leaves yet. 2. She didn't finish her homework yet. 3. He didn't clean the room yet. 4. She didn't read the book yet. (Are all the sentences grammatical?)
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 1:25am

English
is it true or false External motivation is not desirable
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12:43am

English
1. I didn't read Harry Potter yet. 2. I haven't read Harry Potter yet. 3. I don't know anything yet. 4. I didn't know anything yet. 5. He is not singing yet. 6. He was not singing yet. (Which ones are grammatical?)
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12:06am

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