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business english
Good writing costs companies money and these costs increase significantly if the communication is ineffective. Which of the following pairs would NOT be two additional costs to the company if written communication is poor? A. Paper and wasted time B. Postage and legal problems...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 12:28pm

Maths Please Help
Alex and Bella play the following game. They first choose a positive integer N, and take turns writing numbers on a blackboard. Alex starts first, and writes the number 1. After that, if the number k is on the board, the next player may write down either k+1 or 2k, if the new ...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 4:50am

Public Speaking
I need help writing a speech out on the following topic:Why banning the use of cell phones while driving should be mandatory nationwide. tate the general purpose, specific purpose, and central idea clearly and in the appropriate form.4. Limit your main points and supporting ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 10:37pm

Math
Writing to Explain Describe how to use a ruler to measure to the nearest inch.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 10:33pm

Pseudocode Format
Need help writing this using pseudocode format: Carly gets paid annually, and she would like a program that will figure out the amount of money she will be receiving each pay period. To make this simpler, we are not worried about any deductions.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 3:11pm

Pseudocode Format
Need help writing this into Pseudocode Format: Robert has a van rental company, and he wants a program that determines the total cost of renting a van from him. His customers will pay a base fee (currently set at $50), plus a charge per mile (currently $.25 a mile).
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 3:09pm

Math 104
Students, please view the "Submit a Clickable Rubric Assignment" in the Student Center. Instructors, training on how to grade is within the Instructor Center. Assignment 2: Financial Project Due Week 7 and worth 55 points Five (5) years ago, you bought a house for $...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 11:17am

Psychology
Avis put off writing her term paper until three days before it was due. "It's not that big of a deal. I can whip it out in a couple of hours," she thought. As it turned out, this was not the case. She averaged two hours a night sleep as she struggled to write the...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 4:14pm

Creative Writing
I'm trying to explain something to one of my friends, and unfortunately, I'm not too good at that. Can someone help me explain (in a not-confusing way) WHY you put the comma in this sentence? [Millie, go get the papers off my desk.] or [What's wrong with you, you ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 7:53am

Film
Which of the following is true of the screenwriter’s role in making movies? (Points : 1) A film begins with a writer’s story Film is generally considered a writer’s medium The writer is more important than the rest of the cast and crew Writing scripts is an ...
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 4:45pm

French (SraJMcGin)
SraJmcGin, Could you please teach me how to type the accents in French on a computer? I'm not sure how to do it, and I don't want to print out my writing and write the accents with a marker or pen. I also fixed up my Sacre-Couer sentence; is this better? La Basilique ...
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 3:19pm

Writing
can you check my grammar and spelling? and does it look better? Erin Oldham Calvin Brown 20 March 2013 ASL 2 ASL 2 Research paper I am writing about interviewing three Deaf Persons for my ASL research paper. The first person I interviewed is Christian DeGuzman. He has been ...
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 6:48pm

French check my answer
I posted this again because i really need help fast!! I am writing a postcard to my friend saying i went on a trip to the country guadeloupe, this is my letter in english and can you please check if i translated it properly into french, thanks :) Hello Louis. I am visiting the...
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 12:32am

French
I am writing a postcard to my friend saying i went on a trip to the country guadeloupe, this is my letter in english and can you please check if i translated it properly into french, thanks :) Hello Louis. I am visiting the country Guadeloupe and I love it. I saw the amazing ...
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 12:07am

language arts
1. Which of the following would be the least appropriate topic when drafting a piece of descriptive writing? (1 point) a report on the condition of women workers in Afghanistan an instruction manual for a microwave oven a call to action to clean up a neighborhood garden 2. ...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 8:55pm

Writing
Advantages and Disadvantages of School Lunches “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead once said this, which means that we as Americans need to make a ...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 12:03pm

Writing for Success
Review chapter 12, section 2 of Writing for Success. What is the most important concept you learned
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 8:42am

Writing
Can you proofread my essay? The assignment was to write a problem-solution essay on a big social issue in our world. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” A quote once ...
Monday, May 13, 2013 at 3:41pm

language
can soemone help me please ? what is one diffrence between the credentials of Jerrilyn Jacobs and Zlata Filipovic a) Jerrilyn Jacobs a younger b) Jerrilyn Jacobs provides a firsthand account c) Jerrilyn Jacobs is a communication expert d) Jarrilyn Jacobs is a teaching expert ...
Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 12:31am

writing
What is the difference between a general purpose and a specific purpose? How can writing a clear specific purpose help you put together a more effective speech
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:11pm

Grammar
Which of the following is correct in regard to the use of formal English? A. In formal English, we use words to say precisely what we mean. B. Contractions are considered acceptable in any document. C. Formal English is used more frequently in speaking than in writing. D. In ...
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 9:20pm

Writing skills 1
1. Which of the following is correct in regard to the use of formal English? A. Formal English is used more frequently in speaking than in writing. B. In formal business correspondence, it's best keep the language impersonal. C. Contractions are considered acceptable in ...
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 10:08am

writing
im writing a research report on Marilyn Monroe, not sure how I should write it out cause of all the info. about her.i cant write it all! should I?
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 6:15pm

Math
Having a problem writing an expanded number in notation in descending order. Ex. 92,563,174. I know the placements and the number but have a problem when it comes to write it. Can you please help. I would appreciate an example so much.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 2:35pm

english
In the text box provided below, type the research report according to the guidelines below. You must submit both your first draft and final versions. Remember that an adult must review your first draft and provide constructive criticism. Assignment: A formal outline and a ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 2:06pm

HISTORY
If you were going to compare & contrast FDR and LBJ what aspects of their lives would you compare what aspects would you contrast. I am writing a paper on them and what to get some ideas and see what other people think is important, in the end I will choose my own topics, just...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 9:45am

writing
how do you write a coclusion
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 9:17pm

English II
Use the text box below to do a five-minute free-writing session. Time yourself. If you would like to try again, give yourself another five minutes. Remember, this is free-writing. You may type whatever you like. This section of your submission will not be graded, but you are ...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 2:51pm

Writing
If I use a quote as a title, do I capitalize every first letter in the quote? Example: Should my title be... "The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary" or "The Only Place Success Comes Before Work Is In The Dictionary" please answer soon!
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 9:37pm

Creative writing
This is a question I should know the answer to, but for some reason, I don't. People in my class write their dialogues like this: ["Carrie," I said, "What was my sister's name?"] Is that comma after 'said' supposed to be there, or should it ...
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 6:58am

legal writing 2
i am suppose to write 2 legal memorandum sally bright v. john bright and john bright v. sally bright child custody case. mother wants to take minor child out of the country.
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 6:01pm

legal writing 2
legal writing project 2 sally bright v. john bright
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 5:49pm

Creative writing
More descriptive ways to explain the color red instead of just saying it? I already compare it to the color of blood. Any other ideas?
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 11:33am

Business Law
The paper must be two pages, excluding title page and references page(s), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Imagine that you own each of the following businesses: Tinker’s Home Security Service (sole proprietorship) Tinker & ...
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 11:02am

english
Which of the following is not a correct option for writing out the date in question? A. 25 January 2000 B. January 25, 2000 C. 2000, January 25 D. 01/25/00 I think this one D
Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 12:27pm

English
Every sentence in the paragraph below violates some principle of good persuasive writing. Revise the paragraph, following the directions at the end of each sentence; use your imagination where necessary. Type the revised paragraph in the text box provided below. CAUTION: ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 3:44pm

englis
8. Which of the following options accurately represents the steps involved in the writing process? A. Write first draft, edit, revise, write final draft B. Write first draft, revise, proofread, write final draft C. Plan, write first draft, edit, write final draft D. Plan, ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 1:28pm

English
1. Two months ago, he was flying to L.A. for a meeting. 2. Two months ago, he was flying to L.A. to have a meeting. (Are both the same?) 3. While he was writing a report, the battery in his computer died. (What other words can we use instead of 'died'?) 4. He couldn&#...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 8:42am

social studies
explain or give a reason why slaves should have less hours to work.. REMEMBER YOU ARE THINKING LIKE A PERSON FROM 1815. NOTE: Please do not say because they work to hard and need to work less.. Be specific with your writing. Thank you
Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 3:48pm

english
Questions about Avi(the author) Why was school a constant struggle for him? Avi kept writing because of the encouragement of his family and the help of whom? After college, what job did Avi take? where? When did Avi become interested in children's literature?
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 8:25pm

english
Please need help writing a poem? well i have decided to right about marriage and so far i have done this when marriage isn't as important in life, it breaks you apart when it's needed but most marriages do get succeeded sorry don't know any more but please i have ...
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 3:55pm

language arts Ms. Sue please
1. Which of the following is an example of metaphor? (1 point) an overwhelming wave of embarrassment as harmless as a newborn chick a hissing and slithering snake 2. When writing a poem, sensory details are used to (1 point) compare two unlike things or concepts. give human ...
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 8:37pm

Finance
2) The company wishes to raise $100 million by issuing stock. The current market price is $15 per share, however, if issued the price will drop to $12.50 per share. How many shares will need to be issued if under writing is 5% per share? If there are currently 600,000 shares ...
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 12:16pm

science and english only for ms sue
what the steps to the water cycle and what is the writing process and what the steps for 7th grade and please help me as soon as possible please ms. sue...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 5:39pm

English
Take the subject you explored in Part 1 of Submission 2 and narrow it down so that it can be covered in one paragraph. You might use one of the two techniques below. 1. Use one incident from the Answers column of your chart to illustrate an idea. Example: Writing Idea: Fads ...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 2:58pm

High School Diploma - Writing Skills
Pennfoster - Questions 1 - 20 I need to compare the answer. Please help.
Monday, April 22, 2013 at 9:02am

Writing: Word usage
What do you call a side result of something? As in A caused B (the intended result) and A also caused C (an unintentional result that occurred, but was beneficial)?
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 8:07pm

COOP Exam?? (practice)
Is there any online COOP exam I can practice to pass that COOP exam I'm taking (I'm applying to catholic high school. It's a private school). This what it will be on the exam: Test 1 Sequences This test measures the student’s ability to comprehend a rule or ...
Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 5:52pm

english
Select the gerund phrase in the sentence below. Then, determine the noun function of the gerund. Writing a research paper sounds difficult.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 6:53pm

7th Grade Language- Arts Ms.Sue
1. Descriptive writing features (1 point) arguments intended to persuade the reader. a predominance of facts over opinions. the use of sensory details. 2. Which of the following sentences contains sensory details? (1 point) It rained all day and all night. The rain tapped on ...
Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 2:02pm

grammar
In what way will the recognition of writing patterns help you to grasp the main idea in a paragraph?
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 5:43pm

English
River Traffic The great rivers roll on their way to the sea. And young men and boys ride on flat-bottomed boats That carry great cargoes of lumber and wheat To farms and the markets in blistering heat In America’s South where the boats sell their loads. The crews leave ...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 2:38pm

writing
Hello, could someone please look over my English/writing assignment. Any input will help. Not finish still working on end. THANKS A Gift of dying is a Lesson in Living “The truth is once you learn how to die, you learn how to live.” (Albom, 1997, pg. 82). The poem &#...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 2:20pm

language arts & writing
My apartment has 2 bedrooms. My apartment has 1 1/2 bathrooms. a)comma b)and c)or d)but e)because
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 10:44pm

language arts & writing
My apartment has 2 bedrooms. My apartment has 1 1/2 bathrooms. a)comma b)and c)or d)but e)because
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 10:43pm

chemistry
Write the equations describing the electrode reactions and the net cell reaction for this electrochemical cell containing indium and cadmium: This is what I have so far: anode: In(s) --> In^3+ + 3e- cathode: Cd^2+ + 2e- --> Cd (s) Need help writing the balanced net ...
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 9:51pm

english
ana wants to write a descriptive essay about a place tha is important to her 1-which of these would best help ana prepare to write aboute her plkace a-reading stories about places she has not visited b-closing her eyes, picturing her place and listing details c-Listing places ...
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 3:11pm

philosphy
I am to draft a six to eight page paper based upon a life changing decision that I or someone in my community had to make. I am considering writing about returning back to school but I am stuck on how to get started. Can someone please help.
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 11:13am

Grammer
Hi beautiful people! Quick question if you are writing a congratulatory letter should you say - I would like to take the time to congratulate you on your extraordinary commitment to XXX charity. OR - I would like to tak ethe time to congratulate you for your extraordinary ...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 11:42pm

math
writing algebraic expressions: 1. there were 3 times more sugar cookies baked than chocolate chip cookies 2. the kids ate 10 fewer cookies than the number of pies they made to sell 3. kino & sandra made 12 more pounds of cookie dough than tommy
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 8:37pm

Enlish ARTS
What is important as a last step in writing an essay?
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 5:28pm

english.. aka ELA
When writing the first sentence and introduction, what do you do so the reader knows you understand your task?
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 5:21pm

social studies
I am to draft a six to eight paper based on a life changing decision me or someone in my community has to make. I am considering writing about returning to school but I am not sure how to start. Any suggestions.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 4:28pm

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA - Writing Skills 1
1. Which of the following is correct in regard to the use of formal English? A. Formal English is used more frequently in speaking than in writing. B. In formal business correspondence, it's best keep the language impersonal. C. Contractions are considered acceptable in ...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 4:25pm

Calculus
An object at rest begins moving horizontally on the x-axis, starting at position x(t) = 0 feet at time t = 0 seconds.Suppose, after exactly 2 seconds we measure the position of the object to be 3 feet to the right of the origin AND measure the object to be moving to the ...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 3:00am

language arts
Melissa was not going to let Randy own the whole chorus . Q . the sentence means that Melissa ? A. wont let randy decide who will record the song . B. doesnt want randy to write the whole chorus c. wont let randy take credit for writing the whole song d doesnt want to help ...
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 8:10pm

philosophy
I am to identify a belief that I or someone in my community believe to be true. I was considering writing about the existence of God. Do you guys think it is a good topic or do you think I should choose something else.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 4:00pm

language arts
During the lecture at Florida state, the audience of scientist was curious about how the guest speaker would treat the topic of life on other planets Q : what is the meaning of the word treat at is used in the sentence? A : To pay another persons expenses B : to deal with a ...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 7:33pm

math
The total hours allotted for writing and oral competition is 2 three fifth hours. The writing competition is allotted 1 hour and five sixth. How many hours are allotted for the oral competition
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 6:08pm

language arts
During the lecture at Florida state, the audience of scientist was curious about how the guest speaker would treat the topic of life on other planets Q : what is the meaning of the word treat at is used in the sentence? A : To pay another persons expenses B : to deal with a ...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 3:07pm

English
Write a 75-150 word essay detailing your previous writing experience. Use the following questions to help you to think about your role as a writer: •In what type of environment do you do your best writing? •How would you characterize your writing? Has it been better...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:54pm

language arts
During the lecture at Florida state, the audience of scientist was curious about how the guest speaker would treat the topic of life on other planets Q : what is the meaning of the word treat at is used in the sentence? A : To pay another persons expenses B : to deal with a ...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:40pm

Writing
for this profile story i'm doing one of my sentences was Originally from central Indiana, Gilbert did not grow up in a diverse neighborhood, nor did she attend a diverse school system. My teacher told me to elaborate on when I say diverse.. Is this better? Growing up in ...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 9:06am

writing
I'm terrible at describing things. My prof wants me to give a visual/sensory description of this Child care center I wrote a profile story on... What's some advice on writing descriptive?
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 5:50am

Creative Writing
I know I asked this earlier, but right now I want to know if this is close enough to the original Alice in Wonderland to be a fractured fairytale (I've never seen Alice in Wonderland before and don't have enough time to watch it and write this before it's due): I ...
Monday, April 8, 2013 at 6:02pm

Creative writing
I have to write a fractured fairy tale, and I have 2 questions. 1) is Alice in Wonderland a fairy tale? And 2) If I wrote something about Alice who falls asleep in wonderland and is killed and forced to be there forever, does that count as a fractured fairly tale?
Monday, April 8, 2013 at 8:27am

Big MATH Help needed
An object at rest begins moving horizontally on the x-axis, starting at position x(t) = 0 feet at time t = 0 seconds.Suppose, after exactly 2 seconds we measure the position of the object to be 3 feet to the right of the origin AND measure the object to be moving to the ...
Monday, April 8, 2013 at 1:25am

english
I'm writing a thesis for pathogens for infectious diseases. My essay is going to be about depressive disorder and anxiety disorder and I need to write a thesis for it.
Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 3:49pm

grammar English
I am writing about interviewing Deaf Persons for my ASL research paper. The first person is Christian DeGuzman. He is profoundly deaf since birth, and about 2 or 3 years old later they found out that he was deaf that’s why. Christian grew up in Bay Area, went to ...
Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 10:21pm

WRITING
I need help revising for pronouns towards this paragraph: Choosing a roommate is more difficult than they might think. People have different attitudes about sharing a living space. These attitudes are often based on our notions of cleanliness, ownership, and personal space. ...
Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 8:11pm

writing
how can i reword this differently Free will is God’s indispensable gift to humanity, and we must allow ourselves to be open to salvation in light of the choices we make.
Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 12:14pm

ela
what is the authors purpose for writing the test john white and roanoke?
Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 8:25am

english/writing
how can i reword this sentence differently and better? it sounds wrong to me. In conclusion, The Scarlet Letter is a transcendentalist novel of the strength of individual character.
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 9:44pm

epidemiology
Let’s say you are a health policy expert and you are sitting in your office and you receive a phone call from a news reporter. The reporter asks you to comment for a story she is writing. She has learned from the chief of neurosurgery at Cooper University Hospital that ...
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 6:21pm

writing a paragraph
how to apply for a spcific job
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 12:41pm

english/writing
how can i write this sentence in a different way The Scarlet Letter was one of the first mass-produced books in the United States upon its release in 1850, and it received much praise and criticism for the novels supposed morbidity.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 3:55pm

statistics
Evaluate the given expression and express the result using the usual format for writing numbers (instead of scientific notation). 32C2=
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 3:38pm

statistics
Evaluate the given expression and express the result using the usual format for writing numbers (instead of scientific notation). 32C2=
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 3:31pm

English
Pretend you are a modern social worker, educator, environmentalist, or military advisor to the president. Attack an evil you see the work by writing an ironic proposal and the proposal have to be outrageous
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 2:44pm

7th Grade Language Arts
4. The Latin word alius means "other." Which of the following words contains this root? (1 point) alien alight alike alignment 5. The Anglo-Saxon root sla- means "to strike." Which of the following words does not share this root? (1 point) slap slaughter ...
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 1:14pm

7th Grade Language Arts!
1. What type of figurative language is exemplified in the following sentence? The soup was mumbling and grumbling on the old stove. (1 point) personification metaphor simile 2. In writing a poem, sensory details are used to (1 point) compare two unlike things or concepts. give...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 11:18pm

General Chemistry
Balance the following redox reaction in acidic and basic solutions: Fe(OH)2(s) + O2(g) --> Fe(OH)3(s) These are the steps my instructor gave us to balance redox reactions: 1. Divide into 1/2 rxns (reduction & oxidation) 2. Balance atoms other than H & O 3. Balance O with ...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 3:53pm

MATH please help
An object at rest begins moving horizontally on the x-axis, starting at position x(t) = 0 feet at time t = 0 seconds.Suppose, after exactly 2 seconds we measure the position of the object to be 3 feet to the right of the origin AND measure the object to be moving to the ...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 1:11pm

Physiology
How does nervous system control the activity of writing
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 2:13am

Math/ Calculus Please HELP!!!
An object at rest begins moving horizontally on the x-axis, starting at position x(t) = 0 feet at time t = 0 seconds.Suppose, after exactly 2 seconds we measure the position of the object to be 3 feet to the right of the origin AND measure the object to be moving to the ...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 1:30am

Math
An object at rest begins moving horizontally on the x-axis, starting at position x(t) = 0 feet at time t = 0 seconds.Suppose, after exactly 2 seconds we measure the position of the object to be 3 feet to the right of the origin AND measure the object to be moving to the ...
Monday, April 1, 2013 at 11:01pm

English
I'm writing a comparison paper on artworks and I'm just thinking either to write about two women painting (European/modern women) OR two churches Gothic/Romanesque). Which one do you think will have more visual/background information? I was thinking to write about the...
Monday, April 1, 2013 at 4:54pm

Math
Upon examining the contents of 38 backpacks, it was found that 23 contained a black pen, 27 contained a blue pen, and 21 contained a pencil, 15 contained both a black pen and a blue pen, 12 contained both a black pen and a pencil, 18 contained both a blue pen and a pencil, and...
Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 5:08pm

paralegal
what should you do in writing a memorandum?
Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 9:29pm

philosophy
I am to write a two page dialogue between Socrates and a person. I was thinking about writing about domestic violence. What do you think about that subject. Should I use statistics and numbers regarding this issue.
Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 8:11pm

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