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algebra
An algebra book weighs 6 oz less than twice as much as a grammar book. If 5 algebra books weigh the same as 8 grammar books, how much does an algebra book weigh?
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 12:00am

Grammar and punctuation
What words are the verbs in this sentence? He suffered an injury to his knee, and this is causing him pain and discomfort
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 9:57pm

Grammar
In the sentence "Let's walk around." Walk is the noun or the verb? And What is "Let's"?
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:50pm

English
Could you please recommend me a site where students can learn how to write cohesive and grammatically correct paragraphs? They are asked to write ten-line paragraphs on each of the literary and historical topic dealt with in their book but their grammar is very poor and don&#...
Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 4:07pm

English
I hope you can check if the grammar is OK in the following sentences. Thank you. 1) Female roles were perfomed/played/acted by boy-actor. 2) The apron stage was roofed and was raised about five feet off the ground. 3) Most of the action took place there. The upper stage was ...
Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 2:36pm

grammar
Where does apostraphe go on days in the sentence. Soldiers carried several days cold rations.
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 8:59pm

grammar
Where does apostraphe go in Polands when the sentence is Polands Jews fled from the German soldiers.
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 8:58pm

Grammar
What exsits or orcurrs in space that is 19 spaces long. The sencond letter is a P. The 9 letter is a R, the 12th letter n and the last letter is n. Thank you.
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 6:20pm

Correct grammer
Pick the correct answer which corrects the underlined portion of the following sentences in the simplest way possible – for grammar and/or style, without changing the basic meaning of each sentence. In the evening you can go to a restaurant and order a plate stake burger ...
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 6:18pm

English grammar check
Choose the correct answer which corrects the following sentences without changing its meaning 1. I want to get a well-paying job. Which is why I am attending college. a. I want to get a well-paying job. Which is why I am attending college. b. I want to get a well-paying job, ...
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 6:01pm

English
Can you guys proof read part of an essay im writing. I know you do not know the context but, im just talking about the grammar issue. here it is: Along with the tension that goes on between Mr. And Mrs. Bennet, Charlotte and Mr. Collin’s marriage is not all happy giddy. ...
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 10:24am

Shirley Jackson The Lottery
Questions plague the mind of many readers of why exactly Tessie Hutchinson was stoned in Shirley Jackson's, "The Lottery." This gruesome tale tells of an innocent woman stoned in a small village of 300 people. In doing so, the community thought that their motives...
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 2:02pm

grammar
need to know some examples for the nominative comparative and superlative of irregular words apart from good better best , bad worse worst and little less least
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 3:55am

english grammar. please help me
please help me to correct my resignation letter in correct format and grammar. thank you Dear Sir, I would like to inform you that I am resigning from my job effective on Oct.28, 2011 and it is extremely urgent I request to leave on Oct.30, 2011. So I hope you will consider ...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 1:50pm

grammar
is this question correct? How much holiday had they?
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 9:17pm

english essay, please help me to correct.
can you help to correct my answer and english grammar. thank you so much. question below: 1. How does money is importance in our society right now? answer: The importance of money in our society right is more than anything else because everything is needed of money. money is ...
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 5:34pm

English
These sentences refer to the definition of tragedies. Can you please check the grammar? Thank you very much in advance. 1) Classical tragedies were usually introduced by a prologue from a chorus, who commented on the main action or advised the main characters. 2) Emotions were...
Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 3:58pm

Grammar
Can you help me with the Prepositions and Conjunctions in this sentence? General endotracheal anesthesia was induced, and the patient was prepped and draped. Prepositions: I am not sure. Conjunctions: and Thanks.
Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 1:45pm

English
Can you check the grammar in these two sentences, please? Thank you. 1) Best would be to know the name of the principal "and" the teacher who is designated with these programs; if I find that information I post it to you. 2) Addressing both would be considered as ...
Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 9:57am

human bahavior in organization..ms.sue pls.help me
please help my answer to correct the grammar thank you. QUESTION 1.How effectively your staff communicates and relates to each other can tell you how much they care for their work and the people around them. MY ANSWER. To be able to instruct them correctly and see them doing ...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 9:40pm

grammar
what would the word "infamous" be if i were to use it as a noun?
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 8:08pm

English
Can you help me check these sentences, please? Thank you. I need to improve both the grammar and the vocabulary.It's urgent. 1) Claire was a sixteen-year-old girl from Texas when she met John, her future boy-friend. 2) They met each other at a friend's party and ...
Monday, September 26, 2011 at 2:02pm

english
which one is correct. a)the temperature was 104 degrees and Eric's car was not equipped with airconditioning grammar or b)the temperature was 104 degrees, and Eric's car was not equipped with airconditioning grammar
Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 6:00pm

Grammar
Thx, Sue!!! Can u please help me with these others. Agreement errors: 1) Verb tense error 2) subject verb error 3) pronoun agreement error 4) modifer placement error 5) parallel structure error Q:The patient is thin, combative, uncooperative, oriented only to person, and ...
Friday, September 23, 2011 at 6:38pm

Grammar
what is the agreement error in the following sentence: One of the options concerning his future surgeries were discussed with him.
Friday, September 23, 2011 at 6:15pm

grammar
NEED EXAMPLES OF SENTENCE TREES FOR MY KIDS.
Friday, September 23, 2011 at 11:36am

Grammar
I'm not sure if this is a run-on sentence. Stock prices rose slightly yesterday. The TSE average up 16.9 points and the Canadian Exchange index up 3.2.
Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 11:27pm

grammar
A mixture of jazz and classical idioms, the music of Gershwin was more innovative than most of his contemporaries. Can somebody tell me what's wrong with this sentence and why? I don't understand. :(
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 1:17pm

English
I left out the following questions. Can you please check them, too? 1) My father works as a lorry driver and I helped him unloading goods from his lorry. 2) I spent the first part of my holiday studying for my make-up exams in Physics and Maths. Then I trained with my team for...
Monday, September 12, 2011 at 8:41am

English
Can you please check the grammar in the following sentences? They are all about summer holidays. 1) During my summer holiday I got some work experience as a waitress in a guesthouse in the mountains. I just had to serve food at meals. 2) I worked full time for a month and I ...
Monday, September 12, 2011 at 8:36am

English
I realized I didn't check some of the missing words... I'm posting you the sentences again. 1) Photo B shows a check-out clerk and a customer standing at the counter of a clothes department (or shop). The customer may have just bought a present for a friend because I ...
Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 6:36pm

English
I urgently need you to check these descriptions I wrote myself, mailny grammar and word choice. Thank you. 1)Photo A shows people in a business environment. There three women and a man sitting at a desk while another man is standing. This is writing something on a notebook. 2...
Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 5:31pm

comm 100
Which of the following statements accurately expresses the differences between verbal and nonverbal behavior? 1.Nonverbal behavior has similar grammar and patterns to verbal communication. 2. Verbal behavior is less ambiguous; nonverbal is more ambiguous. 3. Verbal behavior is...
Friday, September 9, 2011 at 9:54pm

grammar
Identify the sentence written in standard English. a)I couldn't find my hat not anywhere. b)I couldn't find my hat nowheres. c)I couldn't find my hat anywhere. d)I couldn't find my hat anywheres
Friday, September 9, 2011 at 5:19pm

grammar
i need help making sure my daughters paragraph is puntuated correctly
Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 7:54pm

grammar
circle the words that have the long a or e sound stream stem let man plains saw land late calm text breed endless play part flat
Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 6:06pm

grammar
what are the parts of speech in this sentence, "they decided the hedge needed a trim."
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 9:03pm

English
Is the following sentence grammatically correct, or do I need to make it into two sentences? Thanks. I think that explains a lot, don't you? Also, will you please check my grammar on these two items? I think he enjoyed the fact that his prank had a two for the price of one...
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 8:56am

language arts/computer
does anyone know of website where they teach grammar for free and give yopu interactive tests?
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 3:17pm

writing
Can someone please help? Does this seem to be correct? o Identify which paragraph was more effective and analyze why this is so. o Include a discussion of sentence variety and the rhythm of the author’s writing. o Focus on the writing rather than the opinions presented. o...
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 12:38pm

grammar
why is it correct to use discuss rather than discusses in some sentences
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 7:11am

ms. sue pls. help me urgent
pls help me if my english is correct in grammar or relevant to the question thank you. question..1.What is meant by “if we are to improve our speaking skills, we must first become more aware of ourselves, our motivation, behavior patterns, and likely our mistakes” ...
Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 9:51pm

Early Childhood Language
1. Beginning child storytellers: A.have story sense and story grammar immediately b.sequence story events in mature ways c.often tell a series of unrelated events d.display mature gesturing ability I said c is that correct 2.children with many experience with stories: a.can ...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 9:16pm

Grammar MT
Yes, JISKHA, You are right, It is Crohn's disease. The key given in our MT books was wrong by some printing mistake. Thank You, Ms Sue and Writeacher.
Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 11:33pm

Grammar MT
Thank you, I have checked it is Crohn disease not Crohn's disease. as per medical transcription editing is concerned. Your adivce is very important to me. Jiskha is a very great help to many students like us, who's second language is english.
Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 1:10pm

Grammar MT
Hope I have done it correctly now. SUBJECTIVE: This established patient is a 65-year-old white male seen for major depressive disorder with anxiety features. He has been prescribed Prozac 30 mg p.o. daily and BuSpar 20 mg p.o. b.i.d. The patient has recently found out that he ...
Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 11:36am

Grammar MT
Thank you, so much, I am sorry I forgot it is White male not mail. I over looked this part as I was giving my exam unit test. Thank you so much again
Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 11:26am

Grammar MT
Hello Jiskha, Can you pls help me in proofreading the below text, few corrections I made, still wanted to know if any mistakes exists. Thank You in advance SUBJECTIVE: This established patient is a 65-year-old white mail seen for major depressive disorder with anxiety features...
Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 1:41am

grammar
what's the different when using "plus" and the word "and"? For example, the choices to the problem were: 1. Cronkite was known for his honest presentation of the news PLUS his reassuring tone 2.Cronkite was known for his honest presentation of the news ...
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 9:05pm

grammar
What is a gender
Monday, August 8, 2011 at 8:40pm

English/Punctuation/Grammar
"This will not be endured!" he roared. a:correct b:incorrect ---- My answer is "a" Is this correct?
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 8:58pm

English
I need to prepare different grammar tests. I really hope you can see if everything is OK. 1) Ask for the information in the bold part of the sentence. (6 pts.) 1.It usually takes him half an hour to drive to work. 2.Sandra was hurrying to school yesterday morning because she ...
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 5:23am

Grammar
Unable to find her driver's license, Mary asked the agent whether a credit card would be sufficient enough evidence to prove her identity. Here, "sufficient enought" is the error. But I do not know why that is. Please explain in details! Thank you.
Monday, August 1, 2011 at 11:22pm

GRAMMAR
Dear MS. Writeacher - Thank You 1.(4). Since the previous scan, the patient has undergone surgery leaving a distorted and small right hemithorax. I put the comma here because you could start a new sentence with The Patient ..... 2.(5). The remainder of the visualized aspects ...
Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 11:26am

GRAMMAR
Correct Punctuation, Spelling, Grammar etc. 1. Here's the slice of cake you asked for. 2. You should always check your grammar, spelling, and punctuation when transcribing. 3. He denies any fever, chills, night sweats, and weight loss. 4. Since the previous scan the ...
Friday, July 29, 2011 at 10:47pm

grammar
Because subtle changes can reveal future abnormalities. Does the word because make this a fragment or is it correct as it is?
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 5:20pm

English
Each of the follwing sentences need to be re-written so they are grammatically correct, also they each have one grammaitical error such as subject-verb agrrement, run on sentence, verb form and tense or sentence fragment. please help 1. The bank robber escaped from the bank. ...
Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 1:19pm

English
Please check my work: Proofread the passage looking for grammar, puntuation, and spelling errors. Most students do not like english class. They think think its a waste of there time and energy. An't nobody likes to right papers and take tests anyway? Me and you dont. My ...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 1:29pm

Scholarship Essay
Why do I deserve this scholarship? 250 words or less. Any advice on the paragraph itself or on grammar is greatly appreciated. Throughout my life, I have faced multiple obstacles that I have not let hold me back. I am the first person in my family to not only go to college but...
Monday, July 18, 2011 at 10:19pm

GRAMMAR - MT
Proofreading. Clean up the following sentences by identifying and correcting misspellings and misused/incorrect words. QUESTION: 1.Urolithiasis is another name for one of the following: uretral stone, kidney stone, or renil stone. Medical word building knowlege teaches that ...
Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 12:21pm

GRAMMAR-MT
Proofreading. Clean up the following sentences by identifying and correcting misspellings and misused/incorrect words. QUESTION 1.The patient's distented abdomen over the cholecystetomy incision was a source of discomfort. ANSWER: The patient's distended abdomen over ...
Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 12:15pm

GRAMMAR - MT
Clean up the following sentences by identifying and correcting misspellings and misused/incorrect words. Question: 1. Perforation of the tympantic membrane was beleived to be the cause of the patient's vertigoe and myringitis. ANSWER: 1. Perforation of the tympanic ...
Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 12:08pm

GRAMMAR - MT
Clean up the following sentences by identifying and correcting misspellings and misused/incorrect words. QUESTION: 1. The patient's epistaxis was treated with silver nitrite after dried blood in the nasal secretions were removed. ANSWER: 1. The patient's epistaxis was ...
Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 12:03pm

Grammar
I need to know how to in-text citations using websites, is there any one that could explain this to me in plain english? All the websites I have found have confused me even more. Thank you.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 10:10pm

critique my essay
Hybrid English course is good but it has also bad sides. If a student is looking for flexible time and busy of work hybrid class is your choice. I enjoyed this class and my writing has improved. I found out what are my bad habits in writing, and I also learned the proper ...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 12:37am

calling ms. Sue ( another assignment )
T_T ok so here's another assignment that should be pass tomorrow. please critique and i need help on how can i close this paragraph. "This English 101AYR course is coming to an end. What are your opinions about the hybrid (50% in-class - 50% online) course? What do ...
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 10:48pm

critique my reflection paper
i revised it and found my mistakes.. ignore my conclusion because it's not good i'm going to work on it. I have been an English 101 student for about 3 weeks now, and over the course of my stay, I have learned a lot more than I thought possible. I learned to write, to ...
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 9:47pm

critique my reflection paper
first of all, im an ESL English student so bear with my mistakes I have been an English 101 student for about 3 weeks now, and over the course of my stay I have learned a lot more that I thought possible. I learned to write, to express myself, how to think for myself, and how ...
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 8:26pm

grammar
what is the compound subject of the following sentence tamara and janet served soup and salad at the luncheon
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 8:39pm

help me to construct this in a good essay
English 101AYR has now been in session for four weeks. In at least one full screen (one paragraph rather than an essay), answer the following question: Has your opinion about hybrid courses changed from day one to today? If yes, in what ways has it changed? If no, why has it ...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 3:21pm

Grammar - to Leslie
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=131​0266925 See my last response.
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 7:45am

English Grammar
Each of the following sentences has an agreement error in it i.e. Verb tense agreement error, Subject/verb agreement error. Pronoun agreement error, Modifier placement error, Parallel structure error. Match the correct type of agreement error to the sentence: 1.The patient was...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 12:18am

English Grammar
Each of the following sentences has an agreement error in it i.e. Verb tense agreement error, Subject/verb agreement error. Pronoun agreement error, Modifier placement error, Parallel structure error. Match the correct type of agreement error to the sentence: The patient was ...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 12:16am

English Grammar
The following sentences has an agreement error in it. Match the correct type of agreement error to the sentence: The patient was placed in the wheelchair with the fractured tibia.
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 12:03am

English Grammar
Each of the following sentences has an agreement error in it. Match the correct type of agreement error to the sentence: The patient was placed in the wheelchair with the fractured tibia. Although they seemed inflamed, the site of the previous craniectomy seemed free of defect...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 12:01am

GRAMMAR
Answer: The psychiatric resident asked the patient why she came to the hospital, to which the patient replied, "I have no idea." Answer: People in the order-processing department, you must admit, process orders promptly. I believe these are now properly punctuated ...
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:30pm

GRAMMAR
Punctuate and capitalize the following sentences appropriately. 1. next year the company plans to open offices in seattle washington boise idaho and harrisburg pennsylvania ANSWER: Next year the company plans to open offices in Seattle, Washington, Boise, Idaho and Harrisburg...
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:02pm

GRAMMAR
Punctuate and capitalize the following sentences appropriately. 1. the psychiatric resident asked the patient why she came to the hospital to which the patient replied i have no idea ANSWER: The psychiatric resident asked the patient why she came to the hospital to which the ...
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 10:56pm

Grammar
Determin if the following sentences are: run-ons, fragments, or correct as is. 1. Because subtle changes can reveal future abnormalities. FRAGMENT 2. The neck is prone to injury, especially with repetitive motion and awkward positioning. CORRECT as is
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 10:12pm

Grammar
Determin if the following sentences are: run-ons, fragments, or correct as is. 1. Because subtle changes can reveal future abnormalities. FRAGMENT 2. The neck is prone to injury, especially with repetitive motion and awkward positioning. CORRECT as is
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 9:52pm

GRAMMAR
Determine if the following sentences are run-ons, fragments, or correct as is. 1. It is great news that the new laptop arrived yesterday after I had waited one week and I made several calls to check on it in shipping billing and invoicing. RUN-ON 2. Heart revealed regular rate...
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 9:50pm

Grammar
Five sentences about the role of education in successful financial planning, using different verb tense in each sentence with the verb in bold. Can you please tell me if the following sentences are correct? My husband and I were talking about our financial goals. (Past ...
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 7:43pm

grammar
Why do you need to use appropriate punctuation including plurals and progressives in writing
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 10:31pm

English
Could you please check if everything is OK? Thank you. 1)Where does the world Holocaust originate and what do you associate it with? 2)George Best's parents recognized their son's love for football from an early age. 3) He started playing for the local boys club in ...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 5:15pm

English
Can you please check grammar and punctuation mistakes? Thank you 1) When did the persecution of the Jews (the Jewish people) begin? It began on April 1, 1993, when the Nazis organized a boycott of all Jewish-run businesses. 2) When were the Nuremberg Laws issued and what did ...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 3:40pm

grammar
When posting dates on a sign is it August 9-10 or August 9th - 10th?
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 12:54pm

English
Can you please tell me if the term "overreacher" is appropiate is sentence 4 and if the word choice in the other sentences is correct? I need your help in expressing 5-6. 1) When considering your dissertation there is a link to the theme of the double which we dealt ...
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 2:49pm

English
Can you please help me express these concepts in a simpler way? Thank you. 1)What do you call mistakes concerning the agreement of subject and verb? (Just grammar mistakes?) You have shifted from the past to the present when 2) In your paragraph you failed to give an example ...
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 1:00pm

English
Could you please check these last few sentences, please? Thank you in advance 1) What did you like most among the various topics we dealt with during your school year? 2) Are you going to continue your study of English at university? 3) Are you going to continue your studies (...
Monday, July 4, 2011 at 5:23pm

GRAMMAR
Question: After 5 p.m., the nurse will be unable to see her ( anymore, any more.) Answer: = anymore Why is this the answer? Thanks
Monday, July 4, 2011 at 1:34pm

Grammar
Question: When two words act as a single modifier, or adjective, for a noun, this is called a/an ________. a. compound modifier b. coordinating conjunction c. adverb modifier d. prepositional phrase ANSWER: a. compound modifier
Monday, July 4, 2011 at 12:02am

Grammar
Question: When two words act as a single modifier, or adjective, for a noun, this is called a/an ________. a. compound modifier b. coordinating conjunction c. adverb modifier d. prepositional phrase ANSWER: a. compound modifier
Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 11:36pm

grammar
Is the following an interrogative of declaritive sentence Guess who we saw today
Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 3:32am

com155
Can you check my paragraph for grammar errors, strong topic/concluding sentence,and any other recommended feed back? Paragraph two was more effective than paragraph one because it contained sentence variety and rhythm. Paragraph one consisted of short sentences that often ...
Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 5:50pm

grammar
Par-Prefix? I believe the meaning is through or thoroughly.
Friday, July 1, 2011 at 11:35pm

Grammar
1. The rain poured into the river and flooded the nearby community. -simple sentence 2. Some indefinite pronouns are always plural and require plural verbs. select these pronouns. A. both, many, several B. everyone, everybody, any, several C. somebody, someone, both, most D. ...
Friday, July 1, 2011 at 10:48pm

grammar
1.When are you having Jamie's surprise party? I am not sure if 'you' is the complete subject or if it is 'Jamie's surprise party'. 2.John and Nicole washes the dishes. A Sentence is correct B. 'Washes' should be changed to'wash in order to ...
Friday, July 1, 2011 at 9:28pm

grammar
1.Christina and Christopher worked together and completed a project about astronomy. simple subject and compound predicate? 2.Jennifer and her brother were not allowed to go to Great Adventure with the Jones family. Compound subject and compound predicate 3. Take this to ...
Friday, July 1, 2011 at 9:21pm

grammar
Which one is the complete subject: 'The showy gilrs' 'The showy girls in the red sports car' Our vacation to Niagara Falls was awesome. declarative
Friday, July 1, 2011 at 8:53pm

grammar
Elizabethan drama-Should drama be capitalized Martin Luther King Day-Shouldn't Day be capitalized because it is a holiday
Friday, July 1, 2011 at 8:34pm

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