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English
I am writing a story and the main characters name is Raine, but I can't find a surname for the life of me! One that sounds good, not super common, and is British. Yeah Google isn't very helpful right now, so I decided to resort to Jiskha! Help please!! :) Thanks!
Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 5:10pm

english102
i need help writing a secondary argumentative research paper ,i need a really strong thesis.what about one for poverty and education
Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 3:23am

english
i need help, i am writing a paper on gay marriage. I need to write a compound-complex sentence on it too. help!
Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 2:05pm

History
The advantage of the Phoenician system of writing over the Chinese, Sumerian, and Egyptian was that it (a) used fewer sounds (b) used fewer pictures (c) used fewer symbols (d) none of the above
Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 1:18pm

english communication
1. 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 ...
Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 8:45pm

algebra
Solve the system of equations by first writing it in matrix form and then using Gauss-Jordan elimination. x-4y =-5 -2x + 9y = 125
Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 10:59am

english
Which sentence uses correct parallel construction? A. Anyone who is going to work here will have to be athletic, an intelligent person, and have a good sense of humor. B. Most people enjoy ice cream and the plant grows. C. The painter wore glasses, gloves, and boots. D. You ...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 1:49pm

english
What is the simple predicate of the following sentence? The Saturn rocket made travel to the moon possible. A. Moon B. Made C. Possible D. Travel .. B? Which sentence uses correct parallel construction? A. Anyone who is going to work here will have to be athletic, an ...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 1:24pm

philosophy
I am suppose to write a paper on ethical dilemma.I was thinking about writing about a woman who works in retail sales and a customer gives her to much change. I was thinking that would be an ethical dilemma. I was wondering what anybody thinks. I really don't know where to...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 8:45am

writing
Argue for or against which source (traditional library sources versus web-based research sources) would be better to prepare for a debate on changing the state's laws on smoking in public buildings.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 10:31am

writing
Edit mMath Autobiography Theresa V. Monteiro MAT 095 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM My name is Theresa and I am from Norwalk Connecticut. I’ve been living here for a year now. I moved to New London Connecticut to start my life. I’ve taken care of all my immediate family ...
Monday, January 28, 2013 at 11:59am

World History
Please read Chapter 2 in the textbook The First Complex Societies in the Eastern Mediterranean, ca. 4000-550 B.C.E. (pp. 22-43) and answer the following questions: 1. The Hittites were considered to have military superiority at the time, and they were a major challenge to ...
Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 7:47pm

Creative Writing
How do you describe a pouty face in writing?
Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 5:12pm

writing
y, discuss about HCPCS codes, how they originated, their use, and who is responsible for updating and maintaining them
Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 2:16am

Legal Writing
I am asked to write and internal office memo to my supervising attorney that advises of the results of my research on a given topic and applies the law to the facts in my case. I have attached the exercise along with my draft internal memo. Can someone please proof and advise ...
Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 10:31pm

Statistics
A college’s data about the incoming freshmen indicates that the mean of their high school GPAs was 3.4, with a standard deviation of 0.35; the distribution was roughly mound-shaped and only slightly skewed. The students are randomly assigned to freshman writing sem- inars...
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 11:57am

Math
A rectangular writing pd is 5/6ft long by 1/2ft wide. A border is to be added round all sides of the writing pad. Use the formula P=2L + 2W to determine the length of the border.
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 9:04am

Enlish
I'm supposed to be writing an essay and these are the instructions: This semester you read several memoirs, including pieces by Ernesto Galarza and Russell Baker. Return to “Barrio Boy” and “No Gumption” now. How are these two memoirs similar? How are ...
Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 5:00pm

art
1. This occurs when an animal, object, or idea is given human form or characteristics. (1 point) literalism symbolism personification allusion 2. This occurs when you make reference to a well-known character, person, place, or event from life or literature. (1 point) ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 11:35pm

English
I need help writing a lead sentence, it has to answer the who, what, why, when and how The Director of Budget and Accounting, Patsy Moore, shared a presentation about the 2013 Capital Improvement Plan on Monday during the City Commission Meeting in Kalamazoo. Does that work, ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 11:13pm

social work writing
What is the parallel structure of this sentence? To install new carpeting, workers must first remove the old carpet, prepare the surface, and then lay down the matting
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 8:54pm

math
I've been asked to practice writing statistical questions about different topics by conducting a survey or experiment. I understand how to write them by conductin a survery but having trouble understanding what is meant by experiment. For instance of of the topics is "...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 8:05pm

AP Chemistry
how much heat is produced when the body metabolizes a gram of trioleylglycerol? I know that the combustion of triolelglycerol is exothermic with an enthalphy change of 9 calories per gram of trioleylglycerol molecules, so the combustion will release heat to the surroundings. I...
Monday, January 21, 2013 at 12:11pm

Writing
What are some ideas for a title of an article on dances at school?
Friday, January 18, 2013 at 8:55pm

World history; Check:P
Check please and help with #5. I have an answer but believe I'm wrong. 1.How did environmental features in Anatolia help the Hittites advance technologically? The Hattians were indigenous people who lived in Central Anatolia. As they lived in the prehistoric age before ...
Friday, January 18, 2013 at 12:04pm

World history; Check:P
City States: 1,How does an empire differ from a city-state? A city-state is an independent country whose territory consists of a city which is not administered as part of another local government. An empire is a geographically extensive group of states and peoples united and ...
Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:42am

English
IS THIS PARAGRAPH ACCEPTABLE FOR THE INFORMATION REQUIRED? Your goal is to persuade your cousin to apply for the job. You e-mail her a paragraph explaining the specifics of the job and the reasons she should apply. You want to convince her that she has the job skills required...
Friday, January 18, 2013 at 10:26am

English
Please indicate if these details are including in paragraph. The paragraph must describe one particular experience you’ve had that inspired you or guided you to choose the type of position for which you applied. show you have thought carefully about what and/or who has ...
Friday, January 18, 2013 at 10:19am

English
Hi! I am doing project on "What Factors Promote Psychological Well being in midlife"? I am confused and don't know where to start. What should I talk about to make it interesting topic that grabs the readers attention? Please give me ideas to start writing. Do I ...
Friday, January 18, 2013 at 10:09am

english
Read the following passage and write a brief paragraph that identifies: a) the subject of the passage b) the author's purpose for writing c) the intended audience d) the tone of the piece, and e) the perspective or point of view. Be sure that your paragraph has a topic ...
Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 2:45pm

English
Your favorite cousin has moved to your town and is looking for a job. Her previous experiences are working as a cashier and sales clerk at two department stores. You know she plans to apply at similar stores in your town. But you also know she is a perfect match for a job ...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 3:59pm

English
Revised from Wednesday, January 16, 2013 (10:46 a.m.) I choose to become a Medical Transcriptionist to use my skills in writing, spelling, grammar and punctuation. My passion for medical transcription arose because of my love for research and thirst for knowledge. I have been ...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 2:31pm

English
You’ve applied for a specific job in your field of study. The Human Resources Department arranges an interview and tells you to bring with you a polished piece of writing for them to evaluate your writing skills. The paragraph must describe one particular experience you&#...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 10:46am

English
Of all the different types of writing humor may be the most (perishable jovial) because each generation has its own idea of what is funny jovial? I felt that there was something thoroughly (sinister immobile) about the way he kept trying to duck questions on that subject ...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 8:48pm

7th grade art ASAP please
1. This occurs when an animal, object, or idea is given human form or characteristics. (1 point) literalism symbolism personification allusion 2. This occurs when you make reference to a well-known character, person, place, or event from life or literature. (1 point) ...
Monday, January 14, 2013 at 6:08pm

Creative writing
Finish what I've started of this nursery rhyme? "Little jack Horner was a little explorer, who travelled to Mexico..."
Monday, January 14, 2013 at 1:40pm

Math
A clothing store ordered 300 sweaters and sold 20 of them at $100 the first week. The second week, the selling price was lowered by $10, and 40 sweaters were sold. In the third week. The selling price was lowered by another $10, and 60 sweated were sold. If the pattern ...
Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 7:42pm

Reading/Language Arts
I,m writing a paragraph about using resources responsibly.And I have to use three vocabulary words adverse,generate,apparatus. And this is what I wrote. The energy to the house I live in has had a adverse affect.Do to the apparatus not getting enough sunlight to generate all ...
Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 12:06pm

english
explain how content purpose and audience and tone impact academic writing. not good in writing papers
Friday, January 11, 2013 at 9:05pm

Creative Writing
Help me fix this so it flows better, and has more imagery? Written from POV of a guy, just saying. "I didn't speak my question aloud; it only echoed in my mind and shine in my chestnut brown eyes as I struggled to use what little strength remained in my body so that I...
Friday, January 11, 2013 at 12:43pm

Creative Writing
I'm writing a story about a boy who wakes up after dying, and he is trapped in the passageway between heaven & hell. When he wakes, he has no memory of what happened. So... When you wake up in a hospital, what are some of the first things you experience/think of?
Friday, January 11, 2013 at 11:46am

English-Ms. Sue
Ms. Sue i be on the poetry unit, and i have to write paragraph on this poem/song that be "the sound of silence" by paul simon. Hello darkness, my old friend, I've come to talk with you again, Because a vision softly creeping, Left its seeds while I was sleeping, ...
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 8:23pm

Civics
In every stage of these oppressions we have petitioned for redress in the most humble terms: our repeated petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. Which of the following statements best explains this quote from the Declaration of Independence? The colonists have ...
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 7:56pm

Math
Write a ratio for the situation in three ways, comparing the first quantity to the second quantity. A zoo has 19 monkeys and 10 chimpanzees. 19 to 10, 19:10, (This) 10 to 29, 10:29, 19 to 29, 19:29, 10 to 19, 10:19, Write three ratios equal to 5/40. 2/14, 3/21, 4/28 1/8, 2/16...
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 9:53am

Writing
How can I write a sentence with the word declare, and has to have 10 syllables?
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 6:27pm

English-writeteacher
Apologies for the re-post but it didn't seem like my last post would be answered. I'm writing a short story for english based on the painting Nighthawks and I would really like some feedback. Any type of feedback would be highly appreciated. I'm kind of stuck. ...
Monday, January 7, 2013 at 8:46pm

English III short story
I'm writing a short story for english based on the painting Nighthawks and I would really like some feedback. I'm kind of stuck. Thanks in advance! The Job They were just names. Just two insignificant names in the little black book, just like all the rest. Targets. ...
Monday, January 7, 2013 at 7:15pm

Government
write a 1,000-word report on two different ways that you, as a young citizen, can become active in politics that would help promote causes that you believe in. You may choose a specific organization that is politically active. In the report, tell the goals of that organization...
Monday, January 7, 2013 at 5:55pm

Writing
How do I start a story on my self?
Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 6:57pm

Spanish
I am writing a card to an adult so do I use Le deseo or la deseo? Normally te deseo would refer to a friend.....so to be formal which do I use? Le is indirect object and se is direct object right? My answer: la deseo
Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 10:49pm

English - ms. sue
ms. sue I write a Christmas story, it have to be on topic that differing points of view make christmas exciting/interesting. i write my story on a rich girl who go and celebrate christmas with her penpal that be really poor and she realize that christmas not just be about ...
Friday, January 4, 2013 at 8:15pm

social studies
plzz HELP me with my social studies i need to get this one done within 10 min plzz 1. Which word most closely means civility? (1 point) respect discipline patriotism liberty 2. Civic-mindedness most encourages people to (1 point) speak their minds about issues honestly. treat ...
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 11:06am

writing
do you think that life on earth could become this difficult during your life time?what factor could cause to take place ?a story about that shows what life might be like in the world?
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 12:39pm

Pre Calc 12
Four consecutive integers have a product of 360 Find the integers by writing a plynomial equation that represents the integers and then solving algebraically.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 8:51pm

Question (plz read)
When writing something for the school's newspaper (high school) can you write funny stories that can get the reader's attention??? Just curious...
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 7:00pm

English
how to start writing a poem?
Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 3:12pm

french
plx help me with writing an essay about my mother'ma mere' in 20 sentences in french
Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 11:20am

Sandy Hook shooting report paper
I am writing a paper for my school blog about the Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut. I was wanting any thoughts and all of that stuff. There were many people killed; the shooter, 20 kids, 6 teachers, and his mother. What is your opinion, thoughts, feelings, etc.? Thank you so...
Friday, December 21, 2012 at 2:53pm

Language Arts
Scott’s Good-bye We saw the months of wicked weather, As day to painful night did turn, Waiting, huddled close together For the frozen sun’s return. Our nights were almost endless torture. Our food was gone. Our fuel was low. We came in search of grand adventure But ...
Friday, December 21, 2012 at 12:30pm

8th grade Language Arts
I am writing a persuasive essay and I need some tips on making it persuasive. It is turning out to be just an essay, not a persuasive essay. Help!
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 10:31pm

English 8R - Essay Check (plzzz read!)
Please check my English essay to see if it's good. I need help with my conclusion. There are similarities and differences of the activities that take place in both urban and rural setting. The activities that take place in both rural and urban setting of these two pieces. ...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 9:09pm

English
Can I have some more Ideas? Persuasive Writing Assignment: Imagine that you are an agent who is interested in publishing new authors. Choose any book you like and present the book to a publisher in New York. You want to be the person responsible for putting the book on the shelf
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 4:55pm

English
14. Why is “The Divine Comedy” an allegory? Everyone dies in the end. The theme is ambiguous. All of the characters and settings are symbolic. The poem teaches a lesson about good and evil. 15. In “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” what mood is created ...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 10:27am

Urgent language arts
1. In "Thank You, M'am," when Mrs. Jones "reached down, picked the boy up by his shirt front, and shook him until his teeth rattled," you know the tone of the story is (1 point) optimistic. happy. formal. serious. 2. Which of the following words has a ...
Monday, December 17, 2012 at 11:48pm

English
I'm not a native speaker of English so I have grammar problems. What are some ways that I can improve my grammar? Do reading grammar book help? Also, is there any way to improve my writing beside writing more? Thank you
Monday, December 17, 2012 at 9:35pm

Writing
Read the passage below. It is a fictitious political speech by Peter, a candidate for the upcoming national election. Then answer the following questions: 1. List the arguments 2. List the non-arguments 3. List the facts 4. List the non-facts 5. What statements are subjective...
Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 10:08pm

English - ms. sue
ms. sue for essay i be writing i got everything done about real life traditions now i just need few more from story on this topic Wat expense be paid by beings & by society 4 their unhesitating approval of tradition or brutal social rituals. Do there be rituals that have ...
Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 7:28pm

English- edit my essay please?
The Great Gatsby Mortality is something we will all face at some point in our life. However, I doubt many people will deal with it in the same light as James Gatz did. He died once in his youth, at the age of seventeen, only to be reborn again as someone entirely new and ...
Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 6:44pm

literary
What does my teacher mean by this? So I'm writing an essay on the great gatsby and I told my teacher about it via emai. (I'm doing online school) and this is what he told me... Also, make sure you develop the theme more than merely "mortality." I always tell ...
Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 11:53am

social studies
can you see if i have good grammar,usage, mechanics and spelling Job description: use various types of equipment, develop, secure, and packages. Physical evidence for scientific evaluation and comparison, prepares detailed reports on the observation and activities at the scene...
Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 9:52am

English - ms. sue
thanks ms. sue for reading story yesterday, i need help writing essay that be on Wat expense be paid by beings & by society 4 their unhesitating approval of tradition or brutal social rituals. Do there be rituals that have outlasted their initial usefulness or be retained 4 ...
Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 4:32pm

Grammar
I am writing an essay and for this sentence, I don't know if I have used the right tenses of "can" and "give". Please check to see if they are right :) "Using the insight gained from her road of life, she has given me the best life she can while ...
Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 11:49am

English - ms. sue
ms. sue thanks for giving me list of traditions :) you read the story lottery by shirley jackson? i need help with story, i writing essay on traditions and i need to mention story parts.
Friday, December 14, 2012 at 8:45pm

reading anybody know?
3. Which of the following words has a positive connotation? (1 point)childish immature babyish youthful 4. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? (1 point)Is this your key, I found it near your house today? The wind blew the large, white, clouds across the ...
Friday, December 14, 2012 at 4:24pm

English 3 :/
I need serious help writing a thesis statement and body paragraphs and a conclusion paragraph with 2 quotes and a connotation of the quote for each quote for The Scarlet Letter. Please help!
Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 11:12pm

7th grade language arts Ms. Sue please
1. If you were writing a persuasive essay about the need to install solar panels on top of big apartment buildings, what counterargument should you address? (1 point) Homeowners can get tax breaks for installing solar panels on their homes. People are getting very interested ...
Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:09pm

English writing
Please ASAP can someone give me an introductory paragraph on the Truman show and the giver with the title and author and the thesis statement ? Please just an idea I need help
Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 10:25am

Writing
I have to write a 5 page essay on the theme of Knowledge in the book Frankenstein...like how pursuing knowledge can be dangerous and Ignorance is bliss. For this essay we either have to defend or challenge the quote "For in much wisdom there is much sorrow and he who ...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 5:32pm

English
Can someone read over this paper and tell if it's okay? Plagiarism Assignment This is an interesting and serious topic. For this lesson I want you to write a 3-4 paragraphs about what you have found out about plagiarism: Search the Internet and find out what you can about ...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 4:18pm

Writing Class
Differences between My Brother and I
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 10:01pm

Writing
Need some suggestions on how to create a argumentive rough draft apa style. Just need some examples. Here is what my assignemtn reads: Post the rough draft of your Research Topic and Source Evaluation Essay. In this essay you will present the topic you have selected from the ...
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 9:05pm

Writing
What is the predicate of this sentence,Henry and Mudge hear something.Is hear something the predicate
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 2:53pm

English - ms. sue
ms. sue i writing an essay on : is it possible to live a peaceful/happy life in times of today? I going to write yes it be for this essay, but teacher say that write essay by saying WE, so what be other forms of that I use, I think she said dont use they, people, etc. Also I ...
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 7:56pm

English
I have an essay due Sunday, so could someone read my writing? If there are any unclear points, please ask questions for clarity. You may also point out spelling/grammar errors, but please to not tell me what to rewrite to fix the errors. Thanks! Throughout Sophocles' ...
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 11:58am

English
I have an essay due Sunday, so could someone read my writing? If there are any unclear points, please ask questions for clarity. You may also point out spelling/grammar errors, but please to not tell me what to rewrite to fix the errors. Thanks! Throughout Sophocles' ...
Friday, December 7, 2012 at 10:42pm

Writing
Can you proofread my essay? Be Yourself “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” In the stories, “Not Poor, Just Broke,” by Dick Gregory, “Salvation,” by Langston Hughes, and ...
Friday, December 7, 2012 at 3:03pm

French help please!!!
Match the correct form of the ver être with the subject pronoun. A. sont B. êtes C. es D. suis E. est F. sommes 1. nous 2. tu 3. vous 4. ils 5. on 6. je 24. Nous sommes intelligents. This sentence tells us: I am smart. He is smart. We are smart. You are smart. 25. ...
Friday, December 7, 2012 at 1:14pm

MATH
Evaluate by writing it as a sum of two integrals and interpreting one of those integrals in terms of an area.
Friday, December 7, 2012 at 5:03am

ECE 203
I have a power point presentation and need some help. Focus of the Final Project The summative assignment is to develop a PowerPoint presentation designed for a parent meeting. The goal is to inform parents of how your program aligns curriculum plans with early learning ...
Friday, December 7, 2012 at 1:58am

Math
Writing in math Braden and bialy each bought a kazoo for $0.89.they each paid with a $1.00 bill. Explain two different ways to show their change.
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 6:28pm

english
i need help writing an annotated bibliography, and cite the work. and i don't know how to get started on data-my topic is "why are so many black young mens killing each other. or should i write about sucide commited by yong people
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 4:37am

7th grade science Ms. Sue please
Hi I am writing a paper for school about cancer cells. I can't seem to get a good introductory paragraph going. Can you give me some ideas? Thanks!
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 9:15pm

Algebra
-Alfonso can write 100 practice problems for the math team in 20 hours, Beauregard can write the same number of problems in 30 hours, and Clyde can write the number of problems in 40 hours. Working together, at what time will the three of them finish writing 100 practice ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 8:24pm

ib english
I need help writing an essay on the hysteria and how it relates to the red scare communism hysteria.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 9:50pm

Problem Solving: Writing to Explain
Look at the numbers 13, 15, 19, 25,.... Describe the pattern and how can you find the next tow numbers.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 4:48pm

math
explian in writing how waould you use a number line to round 148 to the nerst ten
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 12:09am

Math
Writing to explain if you know that 4 x 5 = 20, how can you use the Commutative (Order) Property to find 5 x 4?
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 9:46pm

Nutrition
How can I write although reading, writing and math are important in school so is health and physical education?
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 6:45am

writing
I have to write a reflection paper about volunteering should I just write about what happened daily.
Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 7:19pm

7th grade Language Arts Ms. Sue please
Questions 1­–2 are based on "Loser." Questions 3–5 correspond to "Friends Forever." 1. What event caused the main character to change? (1 point) his date with Jenny his parents' deaths his strange talent finding the lost boy 2. How did ...
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 7:12pm

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