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History/Economics
Plato, a Greek philosopher who lived from 427 BC to 347BC, famously wrote that, "Necessity is the mother of invention." Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not?
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 5:35pm

Economics
Fixed cost do not change the shape of the total lost curve. (Yes or no) explain why. - I would say the answer is yes but i'm not entierly sure as so why it would change the shape. If answered could you give and example to help me understand why?
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 4:40pm

math
Serena's parents drove her to Gulf Coast Beach.The trip from home to the beach took 2 1/2 hours at an average of 56mph.On the return trip,they drove at an average of 60mph.H ow far is the beach from their home?
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 10:26pm

economics
Consider the following production possibilities table: Option Y X A 0 100 B 80 80 C 120 50 D 140 10 a)Provide a measure of the approximate marginal opportunity cost of an additional unit of X for each interval. Is the law of increasing cost satisfied? Explain b) Is the ...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 10:03pm

English ---- check grammar---
When I was fifteen years old, I left the Vietnam to begin a new life with my family in the United States. But my young heart has never stopped yearning for that one day when I would go back home. One peculiar thing about Vietnamese is that they associate homesickness with ...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 3:09am

economics
A museum increases its admission price by 10 percent. As a result, total revenues increase by 10 percent. This implies that, ignoring the sign, the price elasticity of demand for admission is:
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 9:11pm

Global Economics
RedBall Productions is a new company based in Orem, Utah. RedBall supplies stock images of still photography. Utah's state corporate income tax consists of a flat tax rate of 5% on all corporate income. RedBall Production's taxable income in 2005 was $500,000. What ...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 8:12pm

Economics
1) What does, "How will you distribute your product." Mean? 2) What does, "How do you intend to create a demand for your product." Mean?
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 5:20pm

U.S. History
I have to have an introductory paragraph with thesis statement and a good tone is this good? John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, Cornelius Vanderbilt, were all big business leaders in the 19th century. But many people questioned whether America should view these three men as...
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 5:28pm

Economics... Last one!
What types of machines are used to make stained glass windows in the 21st century? Could you also please give me at least a website that tells me the prices of each machinery.
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 4:52pm

Economics
What types of machines are used to make stained glass windows in the 21st century? Could you also please tell me the prices of each machinery.
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 4:08pm

Economics
A market failure occurs when a free market is unable to A. distribute resources efficiently. B. provide open opportunity C. meet government regulations. D. encourage innovation.
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 11:58am

Economics
Income not used for consumption is: A. savings B. spending C. donations D. none of the above
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 11:50am

Economics.
What does, "What are two strategies might you employ in order to create and maintain a high demand for stained glass windows. Be sure to consider what would work best for your targeted customer base." mean? NOTE: My targeted customers are: In their middle to older ...
Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 5:28pm

Economics
What does, "What are two ways you might use to increase profits once your stained glass window factory is established? Please include what problems you can anticipate from each decision." mean?
Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 4:59pm

Science
Which of the following is an example of how economics can affect science? A. Limited funding may lead scientists to research one topic instead of another. B. Legislators may create new laws about the use of natural resources based on the recommendations of scientists. C. A ...
Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 3:19pm

home economics
what are welfare payments
Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 9:08am

economics
Clearly explain the different market structure and how they determine the degree of competition among firms and how they maximise profits in the short run and long run Cite the source within the text and bibliography
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 10:47pm

Economics
Capital- What are ten items you need to require for the production of stained glass windows when its product is finished? Please help!
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 5:24pm

Economics 2
Capital- What are ten items you need to require for the production of stained glass windows when its product is finished?
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 5:53pm

Economics
What are ten labor positions that you need in order to run a stained glass window company? NOTE: The type of stained glass window the company is making are made the old fashioned way not the new way.
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 5:08pm

economics
Suppose the demand curve for a monopolist is QD = 500 − P, and the marginal revenue function is MR = 500 − 2Q. The monopolist has a constant marginal and average total cost of $50 per unit. a.Find the monopolist’s profit-maximizing output and price. ...
Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 2:09pm

Business Success
PREPARING FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS 1. When looking for capital, bankers and other lenders will usually feel most comfortable investing in a/an A. really original idea for a business. B. chain of new businesses. C. brand new business. D. existing business with a proven record. 2. ...
Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 10:44am

math
1. Eliza Savage received a statement from her bank showing a checking account balance of $324.18 as of January 18. Her own checkbook shows a balance of $487.38 as of January 29. The bank returned all of the cancelled checks but three. The amounts of these three checks are $15....
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 9:40pm

Math
If a trip between work and home takes 15 minutes each way how much till will be spent in a 5 day work week traveling back and forth to work? (assume that at no point does the employee have to go home and come back within the same day) Would the proportion be 15/5
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 9:05pm

math
1. Eliza Savage received a statement from her bank showing a checking account balance of $324.18 as of January 18. Her own checkbook shows a balance of $487.38 as of January 29. The bank returned all of the cancelled checks but three. The amounts of these three checks are $15....
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 8:05am

econs
what is home economy
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 8:56am

english
1. Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated? A. The local police asked the F.B.I. to assist with the case. (B). Mr. Jones visited the YMCA before becoming a member. C. Mary remembered to buy milk didn't she? D. The company held it's annual party at the ...
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 12:18am

Math
A couple needs $15,000 as a down payment for a home. If they invest the $10,000 they have at 8% compounded quarterly, how long will it take for the money to grow into $15,000?
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 11:03pm

finance 571
Chip’s Home Brew Whiskey management forecasts that if the firm sells each bottle of Snake-Bite for $20, then the demand for the product will be 15,000 bottles per year, whereas sales will be 85 percent as high if the price is raised 16 percent. Chip’s variable cost ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 5:01pm

economics
Speculate as to why price leadership is legal in the U.S. whereas price fixing is not?
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 3:13am

Business Math
Fran Mallory is married, claims five withholding allowances, and earns $3,500 (gross) per month. In addition to Federal income tax (FIT), social security, and Medicare withholding, Fran pays 2.1% state income tax, and ½% for state disability insurance (both based on her...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 12:50am

Alegbra
A baseball team has home games on Thursday and Saturday. The two games together earn $4571.50 for team. Thursdays games generates $68.50 less than Saturday's game. How many was taken in each games? How much did Thursday's game generate?
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 8:17am

Alegbra
(vx0.5403-5450)divide by 1000x34.04 use the expression calculate the property tax paid with the home value of $170,000
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 7:20am

English
Is this correct? what time are you home
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 6:15pm

social studies
Select two groups of Native American people from two different areas within the united states. The areas you can select from include North, West,Southwest, Plains, and East/Southeast. Explain how environmental factors influenced their home and food.
Friday, October 4, 2013 at 5:43pm

ECN (Micro)
Use the concept of opportunity cost to explain the following. a. more people choose to get graduate degrees when the job market is poor. b. more people choose to do their own home repairs when the economy is slow and hourly wages are down. c. there are more parks in suburban ...
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 6:19pm

Law
1. If a minor female agrees to break into a home with the intent to use the bed in the house for sexual intercourse with her boyfriend, she may be convicted of what crime? A. Burglary of a habitation B. Statutory rape C. Criminal trespass D. None of the above im confused ...
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 4:29pm

Economics
This problem is based on the specific factors model. Consider the economy of the Shire that produces cereals and swords. Each industry employs Hobbits, but land is specific to the production of cereals, and metal is a specific factor in the sword industry. The amounts of land...
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 2:18pm

economics
According to the permanent income hypothesis, households will tend to react to a temporary tax cut by? A) assuming the new tax level will be permanent. B) saving most of the additional disposable income. C) increasing consumption sharply in response to the higher disposable ...
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 8:31am

Physics
  A)...If this pitch were thrown horizontally, the ball would fall .809m by the time it reached home plate, 18.3m away. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s^2 How fast was the pitch Answer in m/a B)... A spy and an official reach the edge of a 5.4m waterfall. The spy...
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 11:51pm

Physics
  A)...If this pitch were thrown horizontally, the ball would fall .809m by the time it reached home plate, 18.3m away. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s^2 How fast was the pitch Answer in m/a B)... A spy and an official reach the edge of a 5.4m waterfall. The spy...
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 11:50pm

Physics
  A)...If this pitch were thrown horizontally, the ball would fall .809m by the time it reached home plate, 18.3m away. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s^2 How fast was the pitch Answer in m/a B)... A spy and an official reach the edge of a 5.4m waterfall. The spy...
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 11:48pm

English
In class, my teacher gives a simple sentence and we have to make up a paragraph or less to describe that simple sentence without saying the word "temper" in it. The sentence is "He had a temper" So I started mine off with this Isaac came home and was ...
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 6:10pm

Shurley English Grade 4
I'm suppose to write sentences from Grade 4 Shurley English book. I was suppose to bring book home and use page 25 - I forgot the book - anyone know what is on page 25? Thanks
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 5:41pm

Math
what is the minimum distance (in feet) that a batter runs after hitting a home run at Yankee Stadium? Is it the same minimum distance at citi field (formerly Shea Stadium)? Is it the same at all professional ball parks?
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 10:43pm

Economics
1. The law of diminishing returns implies that at some output level: a) Marginal cost must fall b) Average total cost must diminish c) profit increases d) Marginal cost must rise e) Total cost must fall 2. The vertical distance between total cost curve and total variable cost ...
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 8:56pm

news/english
still struggling with impact/significance An estranged daughter and her husband start a family shoot out at her parents’ mobile home in rural Pennsylvania leaving everyone except the woman’s father dead. John Frew allegedly shot and killed attackers Josephine and ...
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 5:26pm

Economics
is Nine co by nine west a name brand store?
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 2:29pm

Economics
Give at least one example of a news story that has influenced consumers desires or affected consumer behavior. Describe the effect it had on your consumer behavior.
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 2:21pm

8th Grade Health
1) Marcia is learning to perform a back handspring for the first time at her gymnastics class. One beginning principle necessary for a safe and successful performance of this skill is to practice the movement (1point) At full speed immediately to feel how your body reacts. In ...
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 1:55pm

Economics
Give at least one example of a form of advertising that influences consumer behavior — that is, advertising that persuades people to buy a good or service that otherwise would not have purchased.
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 1:48pm

Economics
Example of one irrational economic decision
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 12:31pm

math/economics
given Q-80=10P and Q-10P=0 what is the demand and supply curve?
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 6:46pm

economics
given Q-80=10P and Q-10P=0 what is the demand and supply curve?
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 6:12pm

Social Studies
What is one way that the people have changed the environment in parts of West and Central Africa? a. They have made all of the land arable b. They have cut down trees faster than they can grow back c. They do not use any land for farming d. They use all of the land for mining ...
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 1:14pm

U.S. and Global Economics
I'm in need of help really bad. I been sitting here( I got a serious butt ache) trying to figure out this answers and I only got question one. Plz at least explain these questions to me. I would highly appreciate it. :) you don't need to explain # 1 I got the answer. 1...
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 12:05pm

finance
Chip’s Home Brew Whiskey management forecasts that if the firm sells each bottle of Snake-Bite for $20, then the demand for the product will be 15,000 bottles per year, whereas sales will be 91 percent as high if the price is raised 11 percent. Chip’s variable cost ...
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 8:03am

math
Chip’s Home Brew Whiskey management forecasts that if the firm sells each bottle of Snake-Bite for $20, then the demand for the product will be 15,000 bottles per year, whereas sales will be 91 percent as high if the price is raised 11 percent. Chip’s variable cost ...
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 7:58am

Economics
Suppose that there are 1,000 hot-pretzel stands operating in Toronto. Each stand has the usual U-shaped average total cost curve. Both the market demand curve and the supply curve for pretzels are linear, and the market for pretzels is in long-run competitive equilibrium. a) ...
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 11:20am

Economics
Much of the demand for U.S. agricultural output has come from other countries. In 1998, the total demand for wheat was Q = 3244 – 283 P. Of this, total domestic demand was QD = 1700 – 107 P, and domestic supply was QS = 1944 + 207 P. Suppose the export demand (the ...
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 11:19am

psychology
After Kate's visit to Paris, her memories about what she saw and learned were influenced by music in the background, by the comments of her traveling companion, and by the light reflecting off the Seine, reminding Kate of her childhood home on the banks of the Wabash. ...
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 8:34am

Language Arts
1) Which sentence describes setting? (1point) As much as it saddened her, the first thing Nan had to do was leave her beloved family home. Marcy wanted to go to dance, but Rob’s treatment of her that day gave her second thoughts. Steve was fairly short, with glasses and ...
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 12:36pm

U.S. Government and Economics
I need someone to help me and explain this question. Every time I put thought into it, i just get confused. Choose a product that you are interested in buying. List three criteria for the type you will choose and two ways the producer's decisions might influence you. could...
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 7:12am

physics
A baseball player slams a fastball towards left field. The ball is hit 1.00 m above the plate at an initial velocity of 36.0 m/s at a 30 degree angle above the horizontal. The left field wall is 113 m away and is 3.00 m high. Is this a home run shot or not?.
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 6:55am

physics
A baseball player slams a fastball towards left field. The ball is hit 1.00 m above the plate at an initial velocity of 3.0 m/s at a 30 degree angle above the horizontal. The left field wall is 113 m away and is 3.00 m high. Is this a home run shot or not?.
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 6:54am

U.S. Government and Economics
I need two examples of someone being a producer I know producers produce goods and services, but I can't think of any examples. Help plz.
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 6:22am

Early Childhood Literacy
A family-teacher study meeting should NOT include: A. classes on setting up a home library. B. information about the importance of play. C. a “make it/take it” class on homemade reading materials.D. a teacher-parent conference.
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 1:43am

Customer Service
1. When working with a patient who is visually impaired its good idea to A. Speak in a louder tone of voice so that a person always knows who is addressing him or her. B. Refrain from describing things to him or her this may remind the person of his or her visual impairment. C...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 12:01pm

Economics
Please help explain A manufacturer of motorcycle batteries has a plant capacity of 100,000 per year. Overhead costs are $500,000 per year. Variable costs are $10 per unit. Sales have been running at 50,000 per year at a wholesale price of $25 each. Recently, a large department...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 11:30pm

Child day care management
A2006 survey stated that youngsters ages 12-17 who were left home three or more days
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 6:36pm

Economics
What prediction is shared by the neutrality of money and the natural rate hypothesis (NRH)?
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 12:52pm

Social studies
Louisiana is home to a variety of cultural groups. Identify four cultural groups found in the state and describe how each has influenced Louisiana .
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 2:38pm

Social studies
Louisiana is home to a variety of cultural groups. Identify four cultural groups found in the state and describe how each has influenced Louisiana.
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 4:15am

Math
Steve mcspoke left home on his bike traveling at 18km/hr. Steve's brother set out 2 hours later , following the same route, TRAVELING 54 per hour. How long did brother have to travel to catch up with Steve?
Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 8:49pm

Economics
A person is willing to pay $50 per visit for physical therapy, but she pays $35 per visit. This person receives a consumer surplus of $85 per visit.
Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 7:21pm

Math
The population of New York doubles during the workday. At the end of the workday, the population decreases by half. If the population in New York City is roughly 4,000,000 people before rush hour, and the morning rush hour lasts 3 hours, what would be the population if the ...
Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 9:54pm

Geometry
A family vacationed at a beach 120 mi east and 30 mi south of their home. Find the distance and the direction from their home to the beach.
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 9:54pm

Economics
Could you please elaborate on Cap and Trade? How could we use it for companies to limit their air pollutants?
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 8:24pm

MATH
Bob drove to the store( a distance fo 10.5) miles at ana average speed of 35 mile per hours. On the way home, he got stuck in traffic, and he only averaged 15 miles per hour along the same route. What was his average speed for the round trip ?
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 7:33pm

economics
Discuss the role of advertising in product differentiation and the intent of advertising in altering the firm’s demand curve.
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 12:10pm

Economics - History
For each event explain how the event would affect price, supply and demand of the product listed: Two days before Thanksgiving the market has many unsold turkeys. Drought forces ranchers to rush their cattle to market.
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 12:25am

Polynomials check my answer please
I need help bad i been doing this homework since i got home at 4:00 and am stuck on this problem. X -1 : X-2 =sum (x+1)+(x-2)=(x+x+1-2) diff (x+1)-(x-2)=(x-x-1-2) Product (x-1)(x-2)=(x^2-1)
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 10:57pm

Economics
1) Give an example of a fairly major purchasing decision you've made in your lifetime. How did you justify the purchase? How did you prepare for it financially once you decided to make the purchase? 2) What aspects of your decision-making process fit the description of a ...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 7:24pm

home economics
list and discuss the branches of home economic
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 2:16pm

Social Studies
According to the law of demand, low prices serve mostly as a ________ for buyers. a) supply b) reward c) substitute d) penalty Is it b? In economics, what is a substitute? a) a good or service that is more expensive than the one the buyer first wanted b) a good or service that...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 10:32am

math
Mr Ernst leaves home at noon, traveling at 50 mph. His loving wife leaves at 1 pm with a briefcase that Mr. Ernst forgot. How fast must his wife drive to catch him by 5 pm?
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 8:03pm

statistics
Based on published real estate research, 65% of homes for sale have garages, 20% have swimming pools, and 18% have both features. i. Given that a home for sale has a garage, what’s the probability that it also has a pool
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 6:08pm

romanticism
which of the following would most likely be an appealing topic for an american romantic writer? a description of how to hold a seance a factual account of a man who dies while building his frontier home a journal article the nature of being an american a story of a tormented ...
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 6:02pm

statistics
You and your friend decide to get your cars inspected. You are informed that 70% of cars pass inspection. If the event of your car’s passing is independent of your friend’s car: iii. What is the probability that both of the cars pass inspection (6 points)? a. 60% b. ...
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 5:32pm

FIN
Question 2 Archer Daniels Midland Company is considering buying a new farm that it plans to operate for 10 years. The farm will require an initial investment of $12.00 million. This investment will consist of $2.00 million for land and $10.00 million for trucks and other ...
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10:53am

Economics/Business
Our large companies seem to be largely run by hired managers who work for salaries and who are not owner-entrepreneurs. How then do we get the profit motive into large companies?
Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 8:42am

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What happened in the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, and who was believed to be responsible? 2). How did the United States respond to the attacks? My answers to these questions are the following: 1). On the morning of September 11th, 2001, ...
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 8:52pm

Economics
Who has an unlimited checking account with the US Treasurer that enables them to write all the checks they want without regard to having funds in the bank?
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 8:59am

Finance
Chip’s Home Brew Whiskey management forecasts that if the firm sells each bottle of Snake-Bite for $20, then the demand for the product will be 15,000 bottles per year, whereas sales will be 91 percent as high if the price is raised 18 percent. Chip’s variable cost ...
Friday, September 13, 2013 at 12:20pm

College algebra
Allison drove home at 58 mph, but her brother Austin, who left at the same time, could drive at only 40 mph. When Allison arrived, Austin still had 108 miles to go. How far did Allison drive?
Friday, September 13, 2013 at 12:05am

Geometry
Kristen lives directly east of the park. The football field is directly south of the park. The library sits on the line formed between Kristen’s home and the football field at the exact point where an altitude to the right triangle formed by her home, the park, and the ...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 11:35pm

Psych-Ms Sue
Could you check my answers? Thanks. 1.Studies show that there are no significant differences between mother child play and father child play with infants under 12 months of age? True, because they are too young to tell. 2. In home day care is always preferable to out of home ...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 7:51pm

Social Studies
What is one benefit of trade? Prices go up for luxury goods from abroad. People have access to more goods and services. Workers may make goods to be sold in other countries Consumers can choose to buy goods made closer to home Is it the third one?
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 11:46am

Propoganda: Geo8
According to propaganda, what would happen for women who aided the war effort? I know it isnt that they would help their sons come home. is it that they would earn more rights?
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 7:11pm

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