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Math (Statistics)
The Centers for Disease Control reported the percentage of people 18 years of age and older who smoke (CDC website, December 14, 2014). Suppose that a study designed to collect new data on smokers and nonsmokers uses a preliminary estimate of the proportion who smoke of .30. a...

Health Science
"What is diabetes mellitus? What are the complications of the disease if left untreated?" I need an A+ worth answer. 150 Words. I would really appreciate if I could get some help. Thanks.

Physical science
Which of the following is not a use for radioactive isotopes? a.as tracers for diagnosing a disease b.as an additive to paints to increase durability c.as a way to treat forms of cancer d.as a way to study biochemical processes in plants

Math
During an epidemic, the number of people who have never had the disease and who are not immune (they are susceptible) decreases exponentially according to the function where t is time in days. f(t)=15,000e^-.05t Determine how long it will take for the initial number of people ...

differential equation
i need help understanding this question? can some one tell me what exactly i have to do in it 7. Suppose a student carrying a flu virus returns to an isolated college campus of 1000 students. Determine a differential equation for the number of people x(t) who have contracted ...

Math 120
Heart disease was the leading cause of death for women in the United​ States, killing​ 292,188 women in​ 2009-that was approximately one in every four female deaths. What is the chance of two non-related women in a row both having heart disease?

CHECK THIS LANGUE ARTS THING AS FAST AS YOU CAN!
1. What purpose for reading do the stage directions suggest to readers? (1 point) • to learn about a subject • to be inspired • to be entertained • to gain understanding*** A Surprising Point of View A Television Play in Two Acts Characters (in order of appearance) 1 ...

Science - hyperthyroidism
Hello, Can someone explain to me how does negative feedback loop work with a person whose condition is hyperthyroidism? How does graves disease effect the homoeostasis of the thyroid function and its production of hormones I am reading the book but it does not make sense at all.

SCIENCE
a geneticist is studying a pedigree that shows the family history of a recessive genetic disease. which of the following pedigrees shows an impossible relationship.

English
Write the correct form. After receiving months of treatment, the patient was relieved to learn that the disease had lapsed into _____. (quiescent) quiescent or quiescence answer: quiescent

Social Studies
2. How did the American Expeditionary Forces help Allies win the war? A. They convinced German troops to rebel against their leaders. B. They had secret talks with the German kaiser, which eventually led to an armistice C. They assisted the French and British troops in the ...

History
Please check my answers. Question 1(Multiple Choice Worth 5 points) [06.06 MC] Which answer best describes how the Supreme Court viewed Maryland's taxing of the national bank created after the War of 1812? The Supreme Court decided Maryland was within its rights as a state. ...

Social studies
Which of the following as a consequence of the second industrial revolution? A. Disease size quickly due to poor medical care. B. New sewer systems decreased death rate. C. Skyscrapers caused air pollution. D. Protests increased due to narrow. Is the answer A? Thank you

English
For a project I have to come up with some allusions in a couplet format and I am iffy on how to write my own. I was wondering if these were ok. 1) Their death by disease Was not what they pleased. (I was going for a historical allusion to the Native Americans) 2) The town soon...

Statistics for Finance
Question 3 [17 Marks) There are five (5) set of data; A to E is provided for this question. Each group will be assigned to analyze ONE dataset only and answer the questions below. The assigned dataset will be determined by your lecturer in separate announcement in MMLS. Below ...

Philosophy
Here are a few questions, please check my answers below. 1. 1. Married men live longer than unmarried men. 2. Single men form the demographic with the highest longevity. What is the correct relationship between statements 1 and 2? Select one: a. 1 is positively relevant to 2 b...

Biology
Why would the GBI (Georgia Bureau of Investigation) want to use gel electrophoresis? A. Determine if someone has a genetic disease B. Determine the paternity of a child C. Determine the proper genetic sequence to make insulin D. Determine the identity of a criminal Not sure help?

Check answers please: Health
1. When reading a recipe's ingredients, which substance makes the recipe an unhealthy choice if it is present in a high amount? A. Fiber B. Protein C. Trans fat*** D. Unsaturated fat 2. Of the five food groups, which one should be consumed in the smallest amount? A. Dairy*** B...

Microbes and Society
The toxin associated with the foodborne disease botulism is a protein. To avoid botulism, home canners are advised to heat preserved foods to boiling for at least 12 minutes. How does the heat help?

biology
Scientific Method Project In a 2-page maximum type written paper, complete research on a topic of question from the readings. Utilizing the scientific method, document the application of the steps in determining your hypothesis and findings. Each step is worth up to 20 points...

Pharmacy
11. Which of the following may be taken by someone with peptic ulcer disease? A. Motrin B. Naprosyn C. Tylenol D. Mobic

health and P.E.
Why is fiber necessary for proper functioning of the digestive system? A:It creates cell membranes, nerve tissue, and substances that aid in the digestion of fat. B:It helps proper functioning of the digestive system and prevents constipation. C:It is important for ...

LA
PLEASE check my answer this is my last test and i d not want to mess up PLEASE 1. Which sentence contains an opinion? (1 point) Thomas Jefferson supported American independence from Great Britain. He was a lawyer in his home state of Virginia. Jefferson authored the ...

compute the probability that a person who tests po
A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.3%. If the false negative rate is 6% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.

Check Answer!!
Compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease. A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.3%. If the false negative rate is 4% and the false positive rate is 1%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the ...

Plz check
1. Blood type in humans is controlled by ____ alleles with an additional Rh factor that determines _________ . one; color two; positive or negative charge three; shape of blood cells four; phenotype 2. If two people are heterozygous for cystic fibrosis, what are the chances ...

Math Antics
A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.5%. If the false negative rate is 7% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.

MATH
A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.5%. If the false negative rate is 7% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.

Probability of having disease when test has false
A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.5%. If the false negative rate is 7% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.

Math check - Statistics
Can someone (preferably one of the long-term tutors) check my answers: Researchers trap 23 devils, and find that 18 of them are infected. Provide an estimate of disease prevalence. p-hat = (18/23)=0.783 Part II: assuming the same disease prevalence from above. If they trap 2 ...

Anatomy and Physiology
1.   Simple sugars are  (1 point) lipids. monosaccharides. polysaccharides. minerals. 2.   Which of the following statements is not true about the immune system?  (1 point) In children, lymphatic tissues such as adenoids, tonsils, and lymph nodes enlarge as growth ...

Language Arts
While television can be entertaining and educational, it also has a dark side, especially for children. On average, children spend nearly 4 hours a day watching television. The harmful effects of television viewing far outweigh any benefits. Doing poorly in school is one ...

HEEEELLLPPP!!!!!!!!!!! LA!
1 While television can be entertaining and educational, it also has a dark side, especially for children. On average, children spend nearly 4 hours a day watching television. The harmful effects of television viewing far outweigh any benefits. 2 Doing poorly in school is one ...

L.A.
While television can be entertaining and educational, it also has a dark side, especially for children. On average, children spend nearly 4 hours a day watching television. The harmful effects of television viewing far outweigh any benefits. 2 Doing poorly in school is one ...

Calculus
The number of people expected to have a disease in t years is given by y(t) = A.3^(t/a) (i) If now (year 2016) the number of people having the disease is 1000, find the value of A. (ii) How many people are expected to have the disease in five years? (iii) When are 100,000 ...

Environmental Science please help
(10 Environmental Science questions. Please help correct my incorrect answers) 1. A prion is an infectious, self-reproducing protein structure. (True)<---My Answer False 2. As one organism eats another, toxins can be spread throughout the food chain. (True)<---My Answer ...

Calculus
The number of people expected to have a disease in t years is given by y(t)=A•3^(t/4) i) if now year(2016) the number of people having disease is 1000, find the value of A? ii) how many people expected to have the disease in five years? iii) when are 100,000 people expected ...

statistics
To observe the effect of increasing sensitivity, assume a blood sugar screening level of 130 mg percent, with a sensitivity of 44.3% and a specificity of 99.0%. Set up a two by two table with the appropriate numbers in each cell. Calculate the following values when the number ...

IUPUI
The prevalence of previously undetected diabetes in a population to be screened is approximately 1.5% and it is assumed that 10,000 persons will be screened. The screening test will measure blood serum sugar content. A value of 180 mg percent or higher is considered positive. ...

epidemiology
The prevalence of previously undetected diabetes in a population to be screened is approximately 1.5% and it is assumed that 10,000 persons will be screened. The screening test will measure blood serum sugar content. A value of 180 mg percent or higher is considered positive...

anatomy
a person with a tumor of the anterior that oversecretes ACTH into the blood stream would be expected to show signs of cushings disease. is this true or false

Philosophy
Section I: Answer the questions below about this brief passage: During the nineteenth century, many women died from what was then called “childbed fever”. A Viennese physician, Ignaz Semmelweis, concluded (diagnosed) that the cause of this disease was a “germ” ...

Calculus
The number of people expected to have a disease in t years is given by y(t) = A.3^(t/a) (i) If now (year 2016) the number of people having the disease is 1000, find the value of A. (ii) How many people are expected to have the disease in five years? (iii) When are 100,000 ...

English
roxie 1. Choose the answer that best matches the word in italics. Use context clues to determine the meaning of the word, if necessary. The decorations were reminiscent of autumn leaves. (1 point) leftovers made reminders symbolic 2. Choose the answer that best matches the ...

bio 230
how would the effects of a collagen vascular disease that affected only the collagen in reticular fibers

STATISTICS
A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.6%. If the false negative rate is 4% and the false positive rate is 4%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease

Biology
1. When farming, overgrazing, climate change, and/or seasonal drought change farmland into land that cannot support plant life, it is called (1 point) a. desertification. <- my answer b. depletion. c. deforestation. d. monoculture. 2. Which statement below is NOT true? (1 ...

HEALTH
do you think there is big difference in the number of deaths caused by disease and those not caused by disease.

Incidence Rate Math -
A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.6%. If the false negative rate is 5% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.

Probability
A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.6%. If the false negative rate is 5% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.

history
How were the Spanish able to conquer two great empires with only a handful of soldiers? First, the Spanish had superior military equipment. They were protected by steel armor and had guns. The Aztecs and Incas relied on clubs, bows and arrows, and spears. Also, the Native ...

Social studies
which was the most significant factor in the spanish conquest of the aztecs and incas? Armor•• Disease Guns Horses

American Gov.
I'm having trouble finding the answers to these questions (the answers should be in order from the article, it's just not clarifiable. Also, I put ****** .... ***** to show where the answers may be that I think is right, but I'm not sure)... 2. How does James Madison define a...

history
which factor had the most negative impact American Indian populations? a. exposure to European disease b. introduction to crops such as tobacco c. the French sales of guns to American Indians

Science
The Strange Case of Beriberi In 1887 a strange nerve disease attacked the people in the Dutch East Indies. The disease was beriberi. Symptoms of the disease included weakness and loss of appetite, victims often died of heart failure. Scientists thought the disease might be ...

history
1. What was the result of Cortes’s defeat of the Aztecs? Select all that apply. (2 points) The Spanish thought it brought them more wealth and power. Cortes had lost so many soldiers in the victory that he had to wait several months for more to arrive from Spain. The Spanish...

Biology
What is the sample size in this experiment? How can you tell what the sample size is in this case? A team of researchers observed that the acorn density of the oak forests in New York fluctuates from year to year and that mice populations in the forest were increased when the ...

math
Jordyn is a 15 Kg 2 ½ yr old with a fever and is ordered to receive Acetaminophen 200 mg to Q 4 hr for a fever >101. The SDR for Acetaminophen is 10-15 mg/Kg/dose Q 4hrs. Calculate the SDR for this child ? SDR = 15(10) – 15 (15) = 150-225 mg / dose. 3. The Acetaminophen...

MATH
Suppose the annual expected mortality rate from coronary disease is 500 per 100,000 individuals. In a specific community of 600,000 individuals, how many deaths are expected to be attributed to coronary heart disease over a one year period? my work: 600,000/100,000=6 6x500= ...

Health
explain how heredity and lifestyle can both influence the onset of genetic disease.

probability and statistic
Heart failure is due to either natural occurrences (85%) or outside factors (15%). Outside factors are related to induced substances or foreign objects. Natural occurrences are caused by arterial blockage, disease, and infection. Assume that causes of heart failure between ...

Health
Which of the following is a legitimate and stated use of health information according to American Health Information Management Association? The development of public policy on health care The brokering of patient data for health care marketing The prevention of disease and ...

health care
When a public health issue, such as an Escherichia coli outbreak from contaminated food, makes the news, what organization is responsible for investigating and minimizing such threats to society? Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Agency for Health Care Research and ...

Biology
If a man has cystic fibrosis and his wife is a carrier of the gene, what is the likehood of their offspring having the disease ? Use a punnet square to justify your answer

Biology
If a man has cystic fibrosis and his wife is a carrier of the gene, what is the likehood of their offspring having the disease? Use a punnet square to justify your answer

Statistics
A certain disease occurs in 4% of the population. A blood test for this disease shows a false positive 12% of the time. That means a test will show positive given that the person does not have the disease. What is the probability that a person tests positive but does not have ...

U.S Histroy please help me
one year ago 1. The states below were added to the Union during the decade following the War of 1812: Indiana (1816) Mississippi (1817) Illinois (1818) Alabama (1819) Maine (1820) Missouri (1821) Which statement best explains how the War of 1812 contributed to the growth of ...

Language arts
Selection 1: There's good news and bad news about grizzly bears in the American West. The good news? Their numbers have been increasing in recent years. In 1975, grizzlies made the threatened-species list under the federal Endangered Species Act. The bad news? Some ...

math
in a certain town 40% of men are smokers. It is known that 6% of men in this town have lung disease. Of those men having lung disease 85% are smokers. A man is selected at random from this town. Consider the events: D<<the selected man has a lung disease>> and S<...

LA
There's good news and bad news about grizzly bears in the American West. The good news? Their numbers have been increasing in recent years. In 1975, grizzlies made the threatened-species list under the federal Endangered Species Act. The bad news? Some politicians want to ...

LA
There's good news and bad news about grizzly bears in the American West. The good news? Their numbers have been increasing in recent years. In 1975, grizzlies made the threatened-species list under the federal Endangered Species Act. The bad news? Some politicians want to ...

Language Arts CHECK AND CORRECT, THANKS! :)
Selection 1: There's good news and bad news about grizzly bears in the American West. The good news? Their numbers have been increasing in recent years. In 1975, grizzlies made the threatened-species list under the federal Endangered Species Act. The bad news? Some politicians...

HEALTH PLZ HELP
1.Which organization would be the most helpful on providing you with information on how to stop using tobacco? A. American kidney foundation B. American cancer society C. American Legacy*** D. American Society of non-Smokers 2. In nature nicotine acts as a(n) A. Growing agent ...

history
5. Public Domain How is the U.S Constitution portrayed in this cartoon? A. always winning, despite attempts, to misinterpret it. B. losing to anyone willing to study and use it. C. too complex for any one person to interpret D. willing to crush anyone who tried to leave the ...

Biology
Do you expect that somatic cell gene therapy and germ-line gene therapy for the same disease will be equally difficult?

Social Studies, are they all right?
1. In a typical rural village in Mexico, you might expect to find that most people living on farms get their food by a. growing their own. b. buying what they need at large supermarkets. c. buying what they need at small supermarkets. d. gathering nuts and wild berries. 2. ...

Health
Risk Factors A.refers to bring in good shape or physical condition B.the process and functions of the body C.social needs, social behavior, and social problems D.traits that increase the possibility of developing an illness or disease

Genetics
Suppose a dominant gene for a particular disease is found on the X chromosome and is denoted as X^D. The mother is X^D X^D and the father is XY. What percent of the couple's children will show the disease? I understand how it works if the X^D gene was recessive, but because it...

Fitness (Check answers)
The lack of balance can lead to disease. True or false My answer is FALSE.

Urgent Plz Help?!?!?!?
1. which factor contributed most to increase importance of literature in American culture during the 19th century? A.)the success of major social-reform movements B.)the spread of utopian communities throughout the nation C.)the migration of European intellectuals to the ...

english
What is needed before or after the date listed below, a dash or a parentheses or is it correct? I think parentheses because it is loosely related to the sentence? During the Civil War 1861-1865, however, Barton performed another important national service. Also, what about ...

History
1.How did New England's textile industry affect both children and women? (5 points) ⦁ It allowed them to earn a living wage until the age of 25. ⦁ It gave them opportunities not available on family farms. ⦁ It permitted them to complete their schooling. &#...

Health
Which activity is an excellent strategy to help maintain strong teeth and healthy gums? 1.) Treating gum disease 2.) Treating tooth decay 3.) Wearing a mouth guard 4.) Eating a well rounded, proper diet I think it's No. 3

english
“That person must belong to a gang; just look how he dresses”. How often do you here people saying these types of things about others, yet, how often have we said something similar? I believe our society is based on the superficial things, which we categorize people ...

english
“That person must belong to a gang; just look how he dresses”. How often do you here people saying these types of things about others, yet, how often have we said something similar? I believe our society is based on the superficial things, which we categorize people ...

Health; Check Answers
Please check my Answers 1. Which is a common viral disease? A. strep throat B. lyme C. tuberculosis D. common cold*** 2. which statement is about the flu? A. there is no cure B. there is usually a fever C. It typically lasts 3-7 days D. it spread by contact with infected ...

Reading
Of all the gods and goddesses of Olympus, perhaps none was loved by humans as much as Demeter. Demeter was the goddess of the soil and of the crops, to which she tended with great care all through the year. Demeter enjoyed her duties because she cared for mortals and wanted to...

Reading
Of all the gods and goddesses of Olympus, perhaps none was loved by humans as much as Demeter. Demeter was the goddess of the soil and of the crops, to which she tended with great care all through the year. Demeter enjoyed her duties because she cared for mortals and wanted to...

Reading
Of all the gods and goddesses of Olympus, perhaps none was loved by humans as much as Demeter. Demeter was the goddess of the soil and of the crops, to which she tended with great care all through the year. Demeter enjoyed her duties because she cared for mortals and wanted to...

Reading
Of all the gods and goddesses of Olympus, perhaps none was loved by humans as much as Demeter. Demeter was the goddess of the soil and of the crops, to which she tended with great care all through the year. Demeter enjoyed her duties because she cared for mortals and wanted to...

Reading
Of all the gods and goddesses of Olympus, perhaps none was loved by humans as much as Demeter. Demeter was the goddess of the soil and of the crops, to which she tended with great care all through the year. Demeter enjoyed her duties because she cared for mortals and wanted to...

world history pls pls help help
What caused the downfall of Ghana? a) Climate change and Berber battles b) Songhai invasions and disease c) Internal revolts d) Depletion of the salt mines is it b or c

Statistics
In a prior sample of U.S. adults, the Center for Disease Control (CDC), found that 10% of the people in this sample had pinworm but the margin of error for the population estimate was too large. They want an estimate that is in error by no more than 1.5 percentage points at ...

English
I thought it was C for this Victor Frankenstein recounts the influences that lead to his great experiment: I feel exquisite pleasure in dwelling on the recollections of childhood, before misfortune had tainted my mind and changed its bright visions of extensive usefulness ...

Health
1. Long-term risks of smoking include (choose 3) A) bad breath B) lung cancer** C) emphysema** D) cardiovascular disease**

health check my answers
1. the type of medical professional who makes sure your eyes are healthy and free of disease is a(n) A. nutritionist. B. oncologist. C. ophthalmologist. <My Answer D. pediatrician. 2. groups like girls scouts of america, habitat for humanity, and united way are all types of...

Physics
Gold-198 with a half life of 2.6 days is used to diagnose and treat liver disease. Write a half life decay equation that relates the mass of au-198 remaining to time in days. What percentage of a sample of Au-198 would reamin after 1 day, 1 week? Given the information, I could...

World History
(MC)Why was Otto von Bismarck nicknamed the "Blood and Iron Chancellor"? He suffered from an iron deficiency disease. He received a disabling wound in battle. He put political enemies into prison. He preferred to use armed force.*********

Physics
When the body temperature drops, this has the effect of reducing the potential across the axonal membrane slightly. At a body temperature of 30°C, the potential difference experimentally measured concentration of Na+ ions inside the lipid bilayer is 10^18 NA+ ions/cm^3. a) ...

Social studies
How did the black death most contribute to the end of feudalism? People falsely blamed Jews and beggars for the disease, so these people moved away. The spread of the disease created religious doubts many faithful Christians. (MY ANSWER) Widespread deaths led to labor ...

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