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PHI 103
These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below. Date Taken: 11/18/2012 Time Spent: 2 h , 19 min , 00 secs Points Received: 23 / 25 (92%) Question Type: # Of ...
Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 11:03pm

math
Explain why each survey question might lead to an erroneous conclusion 20. In a recent article, the author states that 71% of adults do not use sunscreen. Although 71% is a large percentage, explain why it could be misleading.
Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 11:05pm

psychology
Terry often gets lost when driving places. It seems he just can't understand maps and often confuses north with south. Terry is probably weak in which type of intelligence? a)linguistic b)kinesthetic c)logical d)spatial Anthea is people smart. She is good at reading the ...
Friday, November 16, 2012 at 9:09pm

english
im reading a book called " The berlin boxing club" and i need to answer some questions for hw. theres one question that i need help with which is what is the background of the author? What prompted him/her to write this book? the authors name is robert sharenow. ...
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 9:10pm

English
No. This is a humorous piece, although I believe the author may prefer pencils.
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 8:37pm

English
The writer likes pencils. She reminds me of my husband who was a writer. He would not type his manuscripts on the computer, but wrote them all in pen. This passage is ironic because the author uses vocabulary used for computers to describe pencils. A pencil is "user ...
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 8:24pm

English
i need help with english article, it say find irony, but i not get what irony be in here? i know there be three types of irony and this one be verbal irony which mean author of article mean to say opposite of what she means, but then do she not like pencils? or she do? i ...
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 7:47pm

Chemistry: Dr. Bob, can you check my work?
I would use the volume of the bottle minus the volume of the ethanol. We're assuming all of the grape juice was glucose and all of it was converted to ethanol. Actually, since the grape juice was only 12% ethanol, I suppose the rest of it is water. The author of the ...
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 12:30am

Chemistry
Then you must be pushing the wrong buttons on the calculator. mols HCl = M x L = 0.1 x 0.250 = 0.0125. g CaCO3 = 0.0125 x 100.09 = 1.251 g which I would round to 1.2 g; apparently the author of the problem rounds another way to obtain 1.3 g. I don't understand, if you ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 12:25am

Adv Comp
Go to www.ipl.org and click on their special collections box. Find the Literary criticism link in orange, and then search by title or author. Another place to search is http://scholar.google.com
Monday, November 12, 2012 at 3:21am

Sociology
What author? What article or book?
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 5:44pm

Sociology
What does the author think best explains the number of lower-class offenders in the criminal justice system? a) They have higher offending rates. b) They have higher rates of recidivism. c) There are both disparities in crime rates and discrimination in the system. d) ...
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 5:33pm

english
he writers transformation of questioning of whether or not there truly is a God to the personal conclusion made through surrounding wondrous works that there is indeed a God. The purpose for writing this piece is to express and entertain. This can be first be determined by the...
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 12:50pm

ENGLISH
The author of this passage is Olaudah Equiano. This passage is about his coming to America. I know it is olaudah Equiano because it is in a narrative style.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 10:49am

English
10.We know that we are going through a period of economic instability but there is no way of telling what its (duration remorse) will be duration? 11.If you read no more than a(n) (inhabitant synopsis) of the plot of any one of Shakespeare's plays you will get very little ...
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 9:39pm

ap chemistry
I like the way this author explains chemistry. There aren't a lot of worksheet with this material but the organization and explanations are very good I think. http://www.chemguide.co.uk/
Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 5:22pm

english
2. The broadest type of search, which looks for your terms anywhere, is a/an _______ search. A. subject B. title C. author D. keyword
Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 3:06pm

composition&communication
Being a male, it is difficult for me to be unbiased on this, but I really wonder if this is a buying guide, or an essay? So far, I just do not see much compare and contrast. So if you are going there, it could be an essay, but on what you have so far, it reads much like a ...
Friday, November 2, 2012 at 9:54am

englsih writing tips
Thanks Ms. Sue! Haha no I promise I'm not a terrible speller. I was typing too quickly. I'm in AP English and she's also an author so that's probably why she's so critical. I don't know. If I write one good essay I'd be so happy! She does this to ...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 9:51pm

English
heres one more question from song 2. What is the most likely reason the author repeats the phrase “sittin’ on the dock of the bay”? a. to emphasize his decision to take a break from making decisions about life b. to emphasize that the speaker enjoys watching the...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 2:56pm

Lang. Arts
2. Read the following excerpt from “Signed, Sealed, Undelivered.” Writing letters that will never be read frees you to say anything at all. You can write to those people whose petty meanness stung you or whose significant cruelties really hurt you. It’s open ...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 2:23pm

World Geo Grade 7
The Grand Banks has been known for its commercial cod fishing. Other than that, I don't know. Be sure to check your book to see what that author says.
Monday, October 29, 2012 at 4:48pm

Ms. Sue Poem cont.
2. What is the complete subject in the following sentence? The book under the table is covered in dust. a. book b. covered in dust c. The book under the table d. under the table 3. Which of the statements below is the best example of making a connection to the speaker’s ...
Monday, October 29, 2012 at 4:32pm

Poem Help
Wishing Well by Kate Schmitt The mesh of the blanket tangles and lumps of comforter two-toned flannel and bedspread twist and slip. I haven't slept in a week so i wear my brown hooded sweatshirt with the hoodstrings pulled tight around my face. I picture a wishing well ...
Monday, October 29, 2012 at 1:26pm

English.
In “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night,” Dylan Thomas urged his father to resist (1 point) aging. despair. quitting. death. How does Dante feel about the journey he’s about to take with Virgil? (1 point) worse than before he talked with Virgil better now that...
Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 5:13pm

English II
We haven't read the author's explanation.
Friday, October 26, 2012 at 2:16pm

English II
How does the author support her view that the lunch period at Mountain Vista High School should be extended? A. by explaining that many students are unable to eat lunch in the time left after waiting in long lines B. by citing research showing that students who don’t eat ...
Friday, October 26, 2012 at 2:03pm

english
Direct characterization The author literally tells the audience what a character is like. This may be done via the narrator, another character or by the character him- or herself. Indirect characterization The audience must infer for themselves what the character is like ...
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 3:37pm

english
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most ...
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 3:07pm

Algrbra
A certain paperback sells for $12. The author is paid royalties of 11% on the first 10,000 copies sold, 12.5% on the next 5000 copies, and 18% on any additional copies. Find a piecewise-defined function R that specifies the total royalties if x copies are sold. Please help me ...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 3:15pm

English/Literature
I have to write an essay, but I just need help with coming up with some ideas. In the essay, I have to compare/contrast the plays "Ajax" OR "Electra" (both are by Sophocles) with the "Iliad" (by Homer). I CANNOT mention similarities/differences in...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 10:43am

PHI103:Informal Logic
25 / 25 (100%) Question Type: # Of Questions: # Correct: Multiple Choice 25 25 Grade Details - All Questions 1. Question : <11{1[1(19)19]}> All sages provide both wisdom and inspiration. Since Dasha’s speech contained wisdom and greatly inspired her audience, Dasha...
Monday, October 22, 2012 at 9:37pm

Abnormal Psychology
I disagree. Does your text book author state that? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth​/PMH0002379/
Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 7:05pm

english
In “First Confession”, the author adds to the interest of the story by using? European Idioms. common phrases. short, highlighted sentences. Irish dialect.
Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 6:42pm

english
In “First Confession”, the author adds to the interest of the story by using? European idioms. common phrases. short, highlighted sentences. Irish dialect.
Friday, October 19, 2012 at 6:37pm

7th grade literature help please ASAP Ms.Sue?
Cloud seeding: Read about the work of Bernard Vonnegut, the author's brother. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_seedi​ng Kilgore Trout: http://www.readvonnegut.com/p/kilgore-tr​out.html You can go into more detail about Vonnegut and World War II and the Purple...
Friday, October 19, 2012 at 3:17pm

7th grade literature help please ASAP Ms.Sue?
I need to write a paper for school. The directions are: "Research to find how the following connect to the author, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.: Cloud seeding, World War II, Purple Heart, Kilgore Trout. Include any other interesting facts." So far, this is what I've got (I...
Friday, October 19, 2012 at 2:50pm

English (MLA)
This is the best, most straightforward explanation I found. It's excellent! Since you've cited the author and the author cites his source, you've done what you need to. http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?​qid=20090401202719AAg83jA
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 2:32pm

Can you help me make my thesis sound clear & good
In the short story, "how much land does a man need," the author Leo Tolstoy would describe that human worth based on shallow measurements such as wealth and possessions make true love and humanity impossible because of greediness, the devil filling our minds with ...
Monday, October 15, 2012 at 8:00pm

english/essay writing help
Hello! So Im having trouble with my thesis statement for an essay. My teacher gave us three questions to answer and make the answers into a thesis statement. heres the questions and instructions: Does defining human worth based on shallow measurements, such as wealth and ...
Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 7:41pm

English1C
How to write a fallacy essay . Write purpose of the article including name, title, author, and say if you think the article is strong or not . We live in a polarizing society, so perhaps it’s inevitable that our experience of inequality should be polarized, too. Josh ...
Friday, October 12, 2012 at 7:00am

English
Please I need an answer to this question: who is the antagonist in Groom Service short story. How does the author convey his/her character.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 11:58am

History
Did Beatrix Potter have children? How many children did she have? She gave what she had to the National Thrust. I mean the author of the tale of Peter Rabbit. And were can I find the movie Miss Potter about Beatrix Potter?
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 6:28am

Oral Book Report
My book is titled The Battle Of The Labyrinth. I have to do a Sentence Outline for this Oral Book Report. But i don't know where to start from to write my sentence outline. Should i go over the book again, or just find important stuff about it? The author is Rick Riordan. ...
Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 8:37pm

art 101 - incomplete
What author?
Friday, October 5, 2012 at 2:47pm

art 101
According to the author, a. the interpretation of a work of art is objective. b. a work of art may fall into more than one theme. c. it doesn’t make sense to compare art from different cultures. d. all of these are the case: the interpretation of art is objective; a work ...
Friday, October 5, 2012 at 2:00pm

English III: Tone analysis
"many a night, just at midnight, when all the world slept, it [a groan similar to that uttered by the old man] has WELLED up from my own bosom, deepening, with its dreadful echo, the terrors that distracted me. " Poe The type of comparison the author uses with the ...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 9:45pm

world history
Read each document very slowly, word-for-word, sentence-by-sentence. Pick out the main points made in each. Take notes. For instance, the author of Document 2 states that people should not be taxed unless they've had a chance to vote on that tax. He's opposed to ...
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 3:17pm

Ella Minnow Pea
I read the book Ella Minnow Pea for school... And I actually enjoyed it! But I have to answer some questions about it and I'm not quite sure what I am suppose to be answering. Do you understand these questions better than me? Here they are! Identify the stylistic devices ...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 9:49pm

Literature
If an author is skillful at representing the point of view and attitudes of a hobo, a nurse, a corporate CEO, and a variety of other diverse characters, the author is demonstrating A. dramatic irony. B. first person reporting. C. negative capability. D. the will to power. Is ...
Monday, September 24, 2012 at 4:46pm

ENGLISH
Read the following passage. In 3–5 sentences, identify who wrote it. Support your choice with details about the content or style of the passage. "One day, when all our people were gone out to their works as usual, and only I and my dear sister were left to mind the ...
Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 10:26pm

Check my Essay?
The story I am writing about is similar to a song called "Chain of Love" by Clay Walker. This song and the story, "What Goes Around Comes Around," by an unknown author have the exact same concept. "The Chain Of Love" “You don't owe me a ...
Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 11:07pm

English
Yes it does. Below please find my summary on the article. Please read and give feedback. In the article “Letting Children Share in Grief” by Catherine Saint Louis published in the September 19, 2012 issue of the New York Times, the author speaks points out how it is ...
Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 11:31am

history
1-Which of the following statements about literary movements is NOT true? (1 point) A A literary movement is a period that shares a particular set of ideas, concerns, or characteristics. B Ideas, concerns, or characteristics may be shared by literary movements. C Literary ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 8:09am

history
Homer, the author of Greek epics? We hardly know anything of him. Homer Simpson? He is a fictional character.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 8:28pm

SS8R: National Convention: The Female Voice Essay
Just a comment: "I have to use sophisticated vocabulary words" . My thought is you ought to express yourself with words you know. The most powerful language a writer can use is that which conveys the strongest, direct meaning the author meant, full of emotion, flame...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 5:52pm

chemistry
Cl2 + 2NaBr ==> Br2 + 2NaCl .x.....20g......16.0g...11.7g The easy way to work the problem is to evoke the Law of Conservation of Mass. So x + 20 = 16 + 11.7 and solve for x. I think this is what the problem is illustrating; however, there is something wrong with the answer...
Monday, September 17, 2012 at 3:14pm

Government
Here is my summary so far.. What do you think and and what else can I add In the article “Unbreakable” by Adam Weinstein, the author speaks with a very remarkable woman, Tammy Duckworth. She is a vet that lost her legs in Iraq in November, 2004 and now is running for...
Friday, September 14, 2012 at 2:28pm

Physical Science
volume = length x width x height = ?cc. mass H2O = volume x density. You don't have density listed; I assume the author of the problem wants you to assume the density of water as 1.00 g/mL.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 9:41pm

social studies
The source of the article is the author and title and publisher -- or the name of the web site.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 7:27pm

English 8R - Business Letter Assignment Check
(my English teacher's name) Care of (my full name) (school's address) 9/10/12 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama: Hello my name is (my name). I'm doing this assignment for my English class ...
Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 2:47pm

world history
I could state several important eras in the history of democracy. But, only the author of your text book can state what s/he considers the most important MOMENTS of democracy.
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 10:37pm

AP Language & composition
No. The answer is probably this: ~ author's last name ~ page number But it's an out-of-date question since you can use many other types of sources.
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 4:38pm

AP Language & composition
The question is not up-to-date. It's appropriate only when you're citing from printed materials: author's last name and the page number where the quotation appears. But if you are quoting from anything non-print (website, CD, artwork, etc.), then the question doesn...
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 3:25pm

AP Language & composition
No. You'd include the title only if there's no author named.
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 3:07pm

AP Language & composition
One item, for sure, is the author's last name. What do you think the other is?
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 3:03pm

English
1.In MLA documentation, the citation goes ______ the quotation marks, but ______ the period. a)after; before b)before; after c)in between; before ~ d)in between; after 2.When a writer cites materials used from the Web, it is important to cite the ______ as well. Select all ...
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 2:17pm

AP English
It's not a paper it's just 3 questions on a reading response sheet. "What did the author intend to do?" "Did they do it?" and "Was it worth doing?" I'm guessing they're meant to be 3-4 sentences each.
Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 9:10pm

AP English
What did the author intend to do with Adventures of Huckleberry Finn? Keep in mind I mean the AUTHOR (Mark Twain) not Huck...I'm just really confused by this question...I could say, "Write a novel about-insert plot here-. It outlined the values and society of the ...
Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 8:45pm

Englis
Yes it is. the questions I have to answer regarding the article are: The summary of the articles should answer the following questions: *Who is the author of the article? *What is the purpose of the article? *What are the main ideas of the article? *Where is the article taking...
Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 3:58pm

Englis
No there is not an author named.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 3:07pm

English
Is there no author named?
Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 2:49pm

author
Someone here will be happy to check YOUR THINKING.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 7:17am

author
“It is little wonder that they went land-mad…” Notice the verbs in this sentence. List at least three verbs that support this topic sentence and show how the settlers were indeed “land-mad
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 11:49pm

C#
The Peterman Publishing Company has decided that no published book should cost more than 10 cents per page. Create a BookException class whose constructor requires three arguments: a string Book title, a double price and an int number of pages. Create an error message that is ...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 7:35pm

English 11
4. Which of the following statements about Anne Bradstreet is NOT true? * Anne Bradstreet was never married. * Anne Bradstreet was the first published poet in America. * Anne Bradstreet was born and educated in England. * Anne Bradstreet favored poems with regular rhyme scheme...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 11:18am

English III ap HELP
So I don't understand how to answer many of these questions on this ap packet that my teacher gave me. I need a lot of help please. Some questions state: What is the effect of this word choice? What rhetorical appeal does the author use? What is the grammatical function of...
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 8:28pm

English
So for the summer I had to read cat's eye by Margaret Atwood and this happened to be a hard book to understand for me. I need help writing an essay in which I have to write an analytical essay detailing 3 events in the story where the author notably develops specific ...
Friday, August 24, 2012 at 9:32pm

us history
For the book Reagan's America by Garry Wills: What do you think the author's goals are for writing this book? Do you think they achieved their goals?
Friday, August 24, 2012 at 9:29pm

English
Ask yourself these questions: 1. What main idea did the author want you and all other readers to understand? 2. What is the most important example or explanation he/she gave in order to convince you of that main idea? Let me know what you think.
Friday, August 24, 2012 at 10:44am

English
Look into the author's background. Does s/he have experience or a degree in that subject? Does the article seem biased or is it objective?
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 10:45pm

english
how do you determine the authority the author has as a writer in an essay/article/story?
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 10:42pm

writing skills
18. You need to write an essay about hot air ballooning. You know you've seen a good book on this topic, but you can't remember the name of the book or the name of the author. How could you most easily find this book in the library? A. Locate the author card for the ...
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 7:35pm

english
The idea of a credit card first appeared in 1887. According to Lawrence M. Ausbel, author of “Credit Cards,” in the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Economics.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 6:29pm

phi 103
Sometimes people get caught in a “downward spiral,” a case in which something leads to a result which in turn leads to more of the original thing, bringing on more of the result. As the process continues, the result continually gets worse and worse. An example is ...
Monday, August 20, 2012 at 9:02pm

PHI 103
Sometimes people get caught in a “downward spiral,” a case in which something leads to a result which in turn leads to more of the original thing, bringing on more of the result. As the process continues, the result continually gets worse and worse. An example is ...
Monday, August 20, 2012 at 9:01pm

English 11
I would ask questions, very pointed questions that point out what the author DIDN'T write. Those omitted details and/or facts are what make it all vague. Ask lots of questions!!
Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 9:03am

english
The Electronic Reserve Reading for this week, “Bare Bones Guide to Good Introductions,” states that an effective introduction must “make use of psychology” (page 20). What do you think the author meant?
Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 8:28pm

PHI103:Informal Logic
Grading Summary These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below. Date Taken: 8/16/2012 Time Spent: 47 min , 28 secs Points Received: 25 / 25 (100%) Question ...
Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 7:23pm

English 11
what if the author of the article is unknown and it just says its an article from fox news or something like that
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 6:36pm

robotics
I need to incorporate in a summary the author, when the article is written and where is the article taking place. The article is "Robotics" World of Computer Science. Gale, 2002
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 12:30pm

English 11
Use the author's name. He or she is doing the writing or saying, not the article.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 9:36pm

English 11
3rd and 4th paragraphs: Discuss the style of the article. Include some of these: word choice (Diction), tone, metaphorical language, organization, use of anecdote, author's purpose, audience, occasion (event the article is in response to); persuasive strategies such as ...
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 7:05pm

English
“The Marginal World” by Rachel Carson Selection Test A Critical Reading Identify the letter of the choice that best answers the question. 1. What is Carson’s main reason for writing about nature in “The Marginal World”? A. to share the meaning and ...
Monday, August 13, 2012 at 6:47pm

Science
Have you read this article? The author isn't given, but the other information is clearly stated in that article.
Monday, August 13, 2012 at 2:11pm

Science
Who is the author of this article Where is the article taking place? When was the article written: This is the article: "Robotics" World of Computer Science. Gale, 2002.
Monday, August 13, 2012 at 2:02pm

Literature
Your response should state your opinions and feelings about the novel. Do you agree or disagree with its theme? Were the characters believable? Was the plot plausible? What would you like to tell the author?
Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 9:23pm

English III
How would you discuss the style of an article or author? What words would you use?
Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 5:42pm

public speaking
I vote for A. What does your text book author say?
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 9:05pm

Literature
1. Which one of the following short stories takes a series of completely ordinary events and develops them into a character study? A. "Young Goodman Brown" B. "Paul's Case" C. "A Private History of a Campaign That Failed" [D.] "A Pair of ...
Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 7:52am

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