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September 18, 2014

Posts by Brandon


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12th grade
By defintion a *confederacy* is a form of government in which political power rests with the smaller unit divisions and the overarching power of a central legal authority is deemphasized. The *federal* constitution divided legal authority between the states and the national ...
February 5, 2009

health
Try fluid imbalance in the inner ear.
February 5, 2009

Microbiology
Domain is the taxonomic level that is just above kingdom in the Linnean system of classification. According to whatever agreed upon nomenclature that you have in front of you, how many kingdoms are recognized? Try looking up the following keywords: prokaryotes, *eu*bacteria, ...
February 5, 2009

crt 205 critical thinking
For that third declarative statement, the sentence should have read one can *not* have . . . Oops! My bad!
February 3, 2009

crt 205 critical thinking
Deductivity (or validness if that what you still want to call it) means that given some premises the conclusion must hold true. Soundess means that all the components involved are actually true. One can have a deduction (or be valid) without being sound. One can have something...
February 3, 2009

math
pattern 1: 12,16,20,24,28 32 how would you answer this in a 5 grade mathematical term
February 3, 2009

US history
"Baby words." Do not talk down to yourself, Spencer.
February 1, 2009

History
Henry David Thoreau coined the phrase civil disobedience.
January 29, 2009

SCIENCE STUDIES
Sponges are sessile whereas every other animals that I can think of is capable of locomotion (movement, motion). They are considered an evolutionary dead end, so to speak. That branch just kind of sort of ended at some point.
January 29, 2009

psychology
APA is an acronym standing for American Psychological Assn.
January 28, 2009

space
tchrwill: That was a little bit of overkill for a true/false question.
January 27, 2009

English
Did you mean one sentence per each word or one sentence that includes all of the words?!
January 27, 2009

english - please answer!!
Haz: Ms. Sue gave you a perfectably appropriate response and there is no reply in a snotty manner!
January 27, 2009

puzzle (math, psychology)
Wow, look at you go! How did you do that economyst?!
January 27, 2009

history
Try the following prompts: Elizabethan England, Phillip II, weather conditions at the time, the year 1588, Catholicism versus Protestantism, et cetera.
January 26, 2009

In-text citation
What would I use as the in-text citation for something like this? "William!@#$%^&erill." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2009. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 23 Jan 2009 <h://w.britannica.c/EBchecked/topic/123681/William-Cockerill>.
January 25, 2009

U.S. History
#3 is letter a. #1 is letter a becuse they did not want to have a central government or at least much of one. #5 is letter c via process of elimination.
January 24, 2009

English
Katy: What *exactly* seems to be giving you troubles?! For what type of course is this?! Is this a class all about debating?!
January 24, 2009

Social Studies Essay Thesis
Well, I'm doing a report on William C-o-c-kerill (Ignore -) and I need a thesis statement that answers this historical question: What was the importance of William!@#$%^&erill and how did he impact future generations?
January 23, 2009

Social Studies
I can't find anything there. I even have membership to the Britannica Online Encyclopedia and there is only like a paragraph there.
January 22, 2009

Social Studies
I CANNOT seem to find any good information on William!@#$%^&erill, an entrepreneur of the industrial revolution. I have to do an essay on him, but can't find any information. ~Thanks.
January 22, 2009

Point Slope Form Algebra
Not all that much really. The little ones (1's) are just ways of differentiating between different coordinates so you do not get confused as to which set belongs with which point in the grid.
January 20, 2009

social studies; AP US
You can eliminate some of these safely. It is not E by definition. A was a means toward expansion, so not that either. C has to do with the buildup of naval power for the sake of said purposes, so no. Either B or D.
January 19, 2009

Algebra
Think of doing it without a calculator first. To what power would you raise a base of ten in order to get the number 85? Think of the relationship between logs and exponents! 10 ^ 1.93= 85.11380382. The subscripted number is the base (a bass voice is a low voice). What the log...
January 17, 2009

Check my american gov. work
Sorry to have to say this, but the process of impeachment actually begins in the House as opposed to the Senate.
January 16, 2009

American gov
The actual trial that leads to conviction et cetera takes place in the Senate.
January 16, 2009

Health
I would say that human growth hormone would be an extreme measure. You would be better off to simply accept yourself you who you naturally are.
January 15, 2009

Religions of the World
Ms. Sue tackled this one better than bobpursley did. How could this have led to flaming wars?! This one at least deserved some level of serious consideration instead of just being pushed aside.
January 10, 2009

WORLD HISTORY EXAM 3 HELP PLEASE?!?
#9 is Liberia (its capital Monrovia is named after Monroe). #11 is Hinduism for India. #5 would be Marxism as communism. #6 would be the one with the "Z". #7, #8, #10, and #12 all bewilder me for one reason or another. Japan would make sense for SS laws because of ...
January 9, 2009

Introduction To Teacher Aide
For #11: What is the difference between middle school and junior high in most places?
January 9, 2009

reformatory system
Wikipedia is reliable because Wikipedia says so. Talk about a dog chasing its tail in a circle! Ms. Sue: That was not a very smooth move!
January 3, 2009

Physics
The Mariana trench is located in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of about 11800 m below the surface of the water. The density of seawater is 1025 kg/m3. (a) If an underwater vehicle were to explore such a depth, what force would the water exert on the vehicle's observation ...
December 4, 2008

english
can someone tell me what the living conditions of Shakespeare's times were like
December 2, 2008

Social studies
question about the Indus Valley Civilization. Why did these ancient people choose to settle in this region? What benefits did it offer? What invention allowed the people to ove into the valley? How might fuel for this invetnion have caused the civilization's downfall? Thanks
November 30, 2008

Physics Help Please?
My Professor gave us 10 Chapters of Physics homework to do in a week! While I have gotten most of it done, there are a few questions I was unable to find answers to. Is there any way you can help me out a little bit? When an electron in an atom makes a transition from an ...
November 24, 2008

I have returned
Many thanks in advance as always. 1) Is there a resource through which I could obtain *old* newspaper material from between 1889 and 1900? 2) Both of following two topics concern the American Revolutionary War. 2)a What were relationships between white masters and black slaves...
November 22, 2008

8th Grade
Atlanta falcons vs Carolina panthers
November 20, 2008

follow up
I am just wondering why my posting entitled assortment seems to not be there any longer. It was dated Tuesday November the 18th. Has anyone had the opportunity to read it yet? 1) I am now leaning more specifically toward a philosopher, theologian, or mystic from medieval ...
November 19, 2008

assortment
I realize that these are diverse in nature, but I do attend a liberal arts institution. Well, I have three matters that are not pressing in nature but rapidly will become important. I may have to return here after refining these. So, here we go: 1) Are there any places that ...
November 18, 2008

Science
How is an organisms scientific mane written?
November 13, 2008

Science
What is the universal naming system called?
November 13, 2008

biology
what the cell theory applie to
November 6, 2008

Math
how do I write a written equation? A jacket cots 28.00 more than twice the cost of a pair of slacks. If the jacket costs 152.00, how much do th slacks cost?
November 4, 2008

Physics
I have figured out everything except the last part of this problem. No clue how to figure that can someone help me... When jumping straight down, you can be seriously injured if you land stiff-legged. One way to avoid injury is to bend your knees upon landing to reduce the ...
November 2, 2008

Science - Chemistry
Balance the following chemical equation. Al + 02 -> Al2O3
November 2, 2008

Physics
got it. nevermind
November 2, 2008

Physics
elastic equations ball 1= -.111 ball 2= .888 but can someone get me started on the inelastic? please.
November 2, 2008

Physics
A 6.00 kg ball (ball 1), moving to the right at a velocity of +1.00 m/s on a frictionless table, collides head-on with a stationary 7.50 kg ball (ball 2). Find the final velocities of the balls if the collision is as specified below. (a) elastic collision ball 1 m/s ball 2 m/s...
November 2, 2008

Physics
Two balls are approaching each other head-on. Their velocities are +10.00 and -12.8 m/s. (a) Determine the velocity of the center of mass of the two balls if they have the same mass. m/s (b) Determine the velocity of the center of mass of the two balls if the mass of one ball...
November 2, 2008

Physics
When jumping straight down, you can be seriously injured if you land stiff-legged. One way to avoid injury is to bend your knees upon landing to reduce the force of the impact. A 75 kg man just before contact with the ground has a speed of 6.9 m/s. (a) In a stiff-legged ...
November 2, 2008

Physics
a) (.009*712)/50=.12816 m/s, this answer is not right. what am I doing wrong.
November 2, 2008

Physics
The lead female character in the movie Diamonds Are Forever is standing at the edge of an offshore oil rig. As she fires the gun, she is driven back over the edge and into the sea. Suppose the mass of a bullet is 0.009 kg, and its velocity is +712 m/s. Her mass (including the ...
November 2, 2008

Physics
A particle, starting from point A in the drawing at a height h0 = 2.3 m, is projected down the curved runway. Upon leaving the runway at point B, the particle is traveling straight upward and reaches a height hf = 4.6 m above the floor before falling back down. Ignoring ...
November 2, 2008

Physics
When an 81.0 kg adult uses a spiral staircase to climb to the second floor of his house, his gravitational potential energy increases by 2.25 103 J. By how much does the potential energy of a 17.0 kg child increase when the child climbs a normal staircase to the second floor? J
November 2, 2008

Physics
A 75.0 kg skier rides a 2870 m long lift to the top of a mountain. The lift makes an angle of 14.4° with the horizontal. What is the change in the skier's gravitational potential energy? J
November 2, 2008

Physics
A shot-putter puts a shot (weight = 71.9 N) that leaves his hand at distance of 1.47 m above the ground. (a) Find the work done by the gravitation force when the shot has risen to a height of 2.20 m above the ground. Include the correct sign for work. J (b) Determine the ...
November 2, 2008

Physics
A 5.0 104 kg space probe is traveling at a speed of 11000 m/s through deep space. Retrorockets are fired along the line of motion to reduce the probe's speed. The retrorockets generate a force of 4.5 105 N over a distance of 2600 km. What is the final speed of the probe? m/s
November 2, 2008

Physics
A 47.0 g golf ball is driven from the tee with an initial speed of 54.0 m/s and rises to a height of 23.8 m. (a) Neglect air resistance and determine the kinetic energy of the ball at its highest point. J (b) What is its speed when it is 10.0 m below its highest point? m/s
November 1, 2008

Physics
A water skier lets go of the tow rope upon leaving the end of a jump ramp at a speed of 17.9 m/s. As the drawing indicates, the skier has a speed of 11.1 m/s at the highest point of the jump. Ignoring air resistance, determine the skier's height H above the top of the ramp...
November 1, 2008

Physics
How do you solve for KE change? Work done by weight- 65*9.8*13= 8281 right?
October 29, 2008

Physics
A rescue helicopter lifts a 65 kg person straight up by means of a cable. The person has an upward acceleration of 0.70 m/s2 and is lifted from rest through a distance of 13 m. (a) What is the tension in the cable? N (b) How much work is done by the tension in the cable? J (c...
October 29, 2008

Ms. Sue please
Could you please clarify what your intentions were behind what you said on Friday the 24th in a thread that was marked as "society"? The time stamp was 2:22. I have already left my own personal interpretation there.
October 26, 2008

physics (emergency!)
0.5*mass*velocity squared
October 26, 2008

math same question as before with new questions to
oh! thanks i get it now
October 25, 2008

math same question as before with new questions to
i still don't understand how you got 12, but thank you for your help!
October 25, 2008

math same question as before with new questions to
The local fish market is having a sale on whole fish. the prices are as follows: You can buy an albacore and a barracuda for$21 You can buy a barracuda and a carp for $24 You can buy a carp and a dogfish for $32 You can buy a dogfish and an eel for $37 You can buy an eel and ...
October 25, 2008

math - so confused can you help me
The local fish market is having a sale on whole fish. the prices are as follows: You can buy an albacore and a barracuda for$21 You can buy a barracuda and a carp for $32 You can buy a carp and a dogfish for $32 You can buy a dogfish and an eel for $37 You can buy an eel and ...
October 25, 2008

CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Sorry about that little rant about life on Earth.
October 24, 2008

CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Has civility gone downhill in this modern world? I make a conscious effort to be polite on a daily basis, even though I know that I can not make an overall change in the planet as a whole. Rudeness is by definition unjustifiable and unnecessary, but dis courtesy still runs ...
October 24, 2008

society
Ms. Sue: Did you just imply what I think you were implying? Never mind that I am a former homeschooler who is now doing fine for himself. Unless a heaven on earth utopian scenario becomes reality, there will be always be some people who find themselves unable to get along with...
October 24, 2008

health
SraJMcgin is on the right track, but different anatomy/physiology textbooks label the different body systems in different ways. The biologist in me would say either skeletal system or musculoskeletal system.
October 23, 2008

social studies
which of the four oceans does not touch the continent of north america
October 22, 2008

Greek Mythology
He was the father of Polyphemus, the cyclops from the Odyssey by Homer. His dominion also included earthquakes.
October 20, 2008

history
The legal world of governement (or "the state") and economics often overlap, however.
October 19, 2008

English Essay Thesis
Instead of one long sentence, there is no rule that says a thesis statement can not consist of two sentenes.
October 19, 2008

Philosophy
Do not forget about Jeremy Bentham, Joe. One can take entire courses about this, Sara.
October 19, 2008

broken arrow
Algebraically solve as one would with an equation of two variables. Solve for y in terms of x or solve for x in terms of y. Isolate according to which of the two procedures comes out most cleanly. Plug the expression back in and you can solve the equation thusly by ...
October 18, 2008

philosophy
This is like logical or critical reasoning, so let us conduct ourselves rationally. A deductive(or valid) argument is one which the conclusion absolutely has to be true given the premises. An inductive argument in one in which the concusion is more likely than not to be ...
October 17, 2008

anatomy and physiology
Dr. Mehmet Oz showed an Omentum sample on the Oprah Winfrey show once.
October 16, 2008

Physics
A rescue helicopter lifts a 65 kg person straight up by means of a cable. The person has an upward acceleration of 0.70 m/s2 and is lifted from rest through a distance of 13 m. (a) What is the tension in the cable? N (b) How much work is done by the tension in the cable? J (c...
October 15, 2008

Physics
A rescue helicopter lifts a 65 kg person straight up by means of a cable. The person has an upward acceleration of 0.70 m/s2 and is lifted from rest through a distance of 13 m. (a) What is the tension in the cable? N (b) How much work is done by the tension in the cable? J (c...
October 14, 2008

Physics
I continue to plug in 1.855 x 10^12 as the answer into my online hw and it rejected the answer. Is that correct?
October 14, 2008

Physics
A 5.0 104 kg space probe is traveling at a speed of 11000 m/s through deep space. Retrorockets are fired along the line of motion to reduce the probe's speed. The retrorockets generate a force of 4.5 105 N over a distance of 2600 km. What is the final speed of the probe?
October 14, 2008

Physics
thank you bob.
October 14, 2008

Physics
A 54 kg box is being pushed a distance of 7.0 m across the floor by a force P whose magnitude is 153 N. The force P is parallel to the displacement of the box. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.25. Determine the work done on the box by FRICTIONAL FORCE.
October 14, 2008

Physics
thats applied force. looking for work done on the box by frictional force?
October 14, 2008

Physics
A 54 kg box is being pushed a distance of 7.0 m across the floor by a force P whose magnitude is 153 N. The force P is parallel to the displacement of the box. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.25. Determine the work done on the box by frictonal force.
October 14, 2008

Statistics
A box contains five red, three blue, and two white poker chips. Two are selected without replacement. For example, BR is a possible outcome representing the first is blue and the second is a red. BR and RB are different outcomes. a. list the sample space. b. find the ...
October 14, 2008

law
Get your physical condition checked out by a medical professional.
October 13, 2008

Physics
A 54 kg box is being pushed a distance of 7.0 m across the floor by a force P whose magnitude is 153 N. The force P is parallel to the displacement of the box. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.25. Determine the work done on the box by each of the four forces that act ...
October 13, 2008

Physics
A 0.077 kg arrow is fired horizontally. The bowstring exerts an average force of 80 N on the arrow over a distance of 0.80 m. With what speed does the arrow leave the bow?
October 13, 2008

Latin America
Was there some sign of discourtesy that you detected there? I was merely saying what would not be helpful to me based on what I have seen on this site before. How does that show a lack of courtesy?
October 6, 2008

Latin America
Would anyone out there know any particularly useful places (translation: please do not merely give me a remedial tutorial about how one conducts research)to go in which to look for people that are viewed as heroes by the indigenous (native) peoples of Latin America?
October 6, 2008

paging Writeacher
I actually would like to voice a concern (or rather complaint) regarding your contribution to the english-chariots of fire movie discussion thread that was originally started by Martha. I would like to continue that conversation. with you. Please refer to those entries for my ...
October 5, 2008

ATTN bobpursley
On Thursday October the Second, you gave a reply to "martha" regarding the movie chariots of fire. I have posted a response there of my own because I feel that your feedback was misguided. Could you please read my message and then get back to me?
October 4, 2008

books
In what sense is Oedipus, through a king, also an "everyman" figure? How might the play of 'Oedipus Rex' be said to explore something fundamental about the limitations involved in being human?
October 4, 2008

english-chariots of fire movie
Excuse me (or rather excuse you), Writeacher. The English teacher that I refered to above was not merely "taking up space." As a matter of fact, she was one of the best instructors that I have ever had in my academic career. I do not appreciate what you are implying ...
October 2, 2008

english-chariots of fire movie
My junior year Lit and Lang teacher back in HS admitted that she had seen a movie that was better than the book it was based on. She told us that the print version of The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper was unbearable or some other such adjective as that. I ...
October 2, 2008

social studies
How are government representatives elected in the United States?
October 2, 2008

Health
That is not being rude. That is being frank, blunt, direct, honest, and sincere.
October 2, 2008

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