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ESL
Sugar is a mass noun (similar to 'money', 'water', and 'air' in that it cannot be referred to as individual units by that noun. For example: Not a money, but a /unit/ of money such as a dollar or a pound. Not an air, but some air, or a litre of air. Not...
August 31, 2007

grammer
A blank line between paragraphs.
August 31, 2007

Grammar
It seems that, many times, you're simply rewriting the sentence or omitting the situation in which you would have to use the punctuation in question, where, if I'm not mistaken, you should be changing the sentence so that the punctuation given is used correctly. "...
August 31, 2007

history
The person who wrote that article seems to be implying that, yes. I don't have personal knowledge of this but it makes some sense. I'd see if other sources say the same, though.
August 31, 2007

history
It's not saying the entire world knew that the earth was spherical and was suddenly struck by mass amnesia. This: "The storehouses of Greek knowledge were lost to Western society with the advent of the gloomy period known as the Dark Ages. Sea monsters and Vikings ...
August 31, 2007

history
Way to blow my words out of proportion, there. That I can't post links to resources is what's retarded, not Jiskha as a whole, else I wouldn't be here, would I?
August 31, 2007

history
"People knew the Earth was round 2500 years ago. They just forgot. Because Earth-bound observers could only view a small section of the globe at a time, it wasn't possible to tell from direct observation whether the Earth was a flat disk or a sphere. The Greeks were ...
August 31, 2007

math
50,000.
August 30, 2007

math
One centimeter is ten millimeters, so 100mm = 10cm. (5/9) - (9/9) Complete operations in parentheses: ~.55 - 1 = ~.44
August 30, 2007

algebra 2
Associative property: Any group of terms being added result in the same sum regardless of order.
August 29, 2007

biology
I'm not sure what you mean. Are you asking what makes a good or valid hypothesis? (in that case: " * Testability (or falsifiability) * Simplicity (as in the application of "Occam's Razor", discouraging the postulation of excessive numbers of entities) * ...
August 29, 2007

social studies
Also, Google makes a fine friend, etc.
August 29, 2007

social studies
The Great Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops).
August 29, 2007

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
"Sic" is Latin for "thus" and means "intentionally so written" here, signifying that the preceding text is meant to be read as is, and not corrected should you find something wrong with it.
August 29, 2007

science
how is my school jummper made. how does it from being a cotto seed to becoming a jumper
August 29, 2007

ACCOUNTING
Forecasting Payments. If a firm pays its bills with a 30-day delay, what fraction of its purchases will be paid for in the current quarter? In the following quarter? What if its payment delay is 60 days?
July 31, 2007

algbra
ja
July 4, 2007

Math
The height of a TV antenna is 11ft 7in. If the height of a building is 64ft 9in, find the total height of a building including the antenna. I kept trying to do this, but I never learned this so I have no idea how to do this. adding them, I get 75 ft 16 inches or 76 feet 4 ...
July 2, 2007

music
The Wikipedia article "Samba" is about the Brasilian musical genre. i tried it only goes ona bout the steps and im after the music but thnks for the suggestion x x i need a website with plenty of information on the dance "the samba" but it needs to be about...
June 20, 2007

Algebra
It does, thanks. I'm currently working on solving algebraic equations with two variables (Example: 3x+4y=9). The computer lesson has taught me nothing but to solve the equation by trial and error -- selecting the proper ordered pair from a multiple choice list after ...
June 20, 2007

Government
Why does the Constitution all the Federal Government to levy taxes? Please don't post under multiple names. It's not necessary. http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.articlei.html#section8 Be sure to read Article I, Section 8, of the US Constitution. =)
May 29, 2007

Math
How do you: Find the shortest distance, to two decimal places from the origin to the line x - 2y = - 8 without using the formula. Finding the shortest distance, to two decimal places, from the point P ( 7,5) to the line 2x+3y = 18? Thanks The square of the distance from a ...
May 11, 2007

social
What were dr.martin luther king jr's tactics during the civil rights movement? http://www.google.com/search?q=martin+luther+king%2C+jr&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=ie7&rlz=1I7SUNA He espoused non-violent methods -- marches, sit-ins, ...
April 26, 2007

english
i dont get this passage
April 17, 2007

math
finding the worth of the unit fraction will help you to solve each problem below. 1. if 4/5 of a number is 16, what is 1/5 of the number? 4/5 * x= 16 divide both sides by 4 1/5 x = 4 One fifth of the number is ...four.
April 3, 2007

Business
I have to make a buisness. For example If i have open up Video game store just like gamestop. What can i put in my essay. Others may have additional ideas for you, but it sounds to me as if you need to write up a business plan, and then maybe write an essay based on the ...
March 31, 2007

L.A confused Major help
What connects the words sitcom, smog, brunch, muppet and cyborg? These are all combinations of two words. For instance, smog is made up of SMoke and fOG. You can check a dictionary to find the words that make up the others.
March 29, 2007

Foreign Languages
La decisión más grande de mi vida que he tenido que hacer, me fue dada en la Escuela secundaria, estaba en mis tres ano y jugue a cautro anos en el equipo fútbol del varsity. En el comienzo de la temporada, sabía que iba a hacer una cantidad incre&...
March 28, 2007

English Language
1. Which of the following is NOT a West Germanic language? Yiddish Afrikaans Frisian High German Gothic 2. One of the following pairs illustrates the workings of Verner's Law. Which one is it? plate/flat?gelatin/cool freeze/frozen was/were tooth/dental 3. Which of the ...
March 28, 2007

English
Which of the following is NOT a West Germanic language?
March 28, 2007

global studies
which is not a way that the canadian government attempts to cooperate with french canadians? This looks like a multiple choice question. If so, please post the choices and indicate your answer.
March 19, 2007

PRE-ALGEBRA
SIMPLIFY THE EXPRESSION. -14+5+7-30 4*(-2)*(-4) I will be happy to critique your work. your answer would be 4*(-2)*(-4)=-32
March 13, 2007

Science
Which structure eliminated the need for water for plant reproduction? a. pollen b. pollinators c. flowers d. sperm e. cones with flowers, wind and bugs could do it. Bob- In my lecture it says..."some plants developed pollen instead of sperm as male gametes so that they ...
March 12, 2007

Science
Convergent evolution occurs when a. unrelated organisms develop analogous structures. b. different species evolve to become one. c. populations merge into one. d. analogous structures evolve to be homologous. e. none of the above. http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&as_qdr=...
March 12, 2007

Science
I have a science project du and im trying to look for a problem on why the sky is blue. I know that why the sky is blue is a question but i cant find the actuall "problem" The sky is blue because of Rayleigh scattering. I know of no problem with that fact.
March 7, 2007

Physics
The answer is not 20m its 15.3
February 28, 2007

Chemistry
A XX-g sample of methane, CH4, is mixed with YY atm of O2 (an excess) in a VV L combustion chamber at 125.0°C. The combustion reaction to CO2 and H2O is initiated and the vessel is cooled back to 125.0°C. What is the final pressure in the combustion chamber assuming ...
February 25, 2007

algebra
How do you simplify (4x^3y^5)^2? are you using the carrots for symbolising "the power of..." or fractions? if i know what your using them for then i can help you. yes. 3^2=9 okay. then it would help to put the exponents out of the parenthesis: (((4x)^3y)^5)^2 ...
February 25, 2007

Muscular Energy
muscular energy is the energy that defines how strong or energised something is.
February 18, 2007

Business --- Kelley School in Indiana University
How is the undergraduate program at Kelley School of Management in Indiana University? Does it have a very good reputation among business fields? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here is their website: http://kd.iu.edu/ Here is an article: (Broken Link ...
February 10, 2007

Econ
A firm faces the following sales function: Q=5,000-10P+40A+PA-0.8A^2-0.5P^2 where Q is sales, P is price(dollars), and A is advertising expenditures (in hundreds of dollars). Calculate the price and advertising levels that maximize sales. I don't know what to do with it ...
January 13, 2007

Econ
A firm faces the following Average Cost function AC=1500Q^-1 + 300-27Q+1.5Q^2 Calculate the output level that minimizes: a) Marginal Cost b)Average Variable cost I need some help on this question. Thanks. If the average cost is AC=1500Q^-1 + 300-27Q+1.5Q^2 , then that is the ...
January 12, 2007

Government
What is "Law Codes"? Law codes are the written law, published and recognized as the law.
January 4, 2007

Government
What is "Suits of Law'? A suit of law is when someone bring legal action against someone else... whether a person or a business or a part of the government. it is a law suit.
January 4, 2007

Government
Some one please tell me difinition of "Impartial Jury." I tried to find it, but couldn't get it. Law professors have agonized over that for hundreds of years. In the US, case law focuses on the jury must represent the cross section of the population, and that ...
January 4, 2007

HELP
Tell me how AU, DLF, JEM, SLA, SLM, United States, SPLA and UNSC assist the victims of Genocide of Darfur. Simply answer is fine. So please someone teach me how they were helped geonocide of Darfur. I already got some site. So I just make sure how they did. Each of these ...
January 2, 2007

Sociology
social distance and bogardus scale
December 13, 2006

math
ANTONIO SAID, "TO SOLVE 506-288, I CAN THINK OF 5 HUNDREDS AS 50 TENS." HOW MIGHT THIS HELP HIM SUBTRACT? I doubt if it would help. The logic is this. Take away 28 tens from 50 tens. that leaves 22. Now you have 226 -8 which is 218
December 11, 2006

WORD UNSCAMBLE
LNGEDNA
December 9, 2006

Pre-Cal
Find the 5 roots of x^5+1=0 in polar and Cartesian form. (x^5 means x to the 5th power) x^5 = -1 = e^[i (2n + 1) pi] where i is any integer x = [e^[i (2n + 1) pi]]^(1/5) = e^(i pi/5)= cos pi/5 + i sin (pi/5) = e^(3 i pi/5) = cos (2 pi/5) + i sin (2 pi/5) etc.
December 6, 2006

responsibility terms
can you help me unscramble these? surtidbed,rolnesouc,retsetni Two of these are in this site. Type the scrambled letters and the real words will show. http://www.unscramble.net/
November 17, 2006

social studies
name atleast 4 countries that posses islands in the caribbean sea? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caribbean#Present-day_island_territories_of_the_Caribbean Srroll down to list below map that says "Present-day island territories of the Caribbean"
November 16, 2006

math
because the distance of each vertice is the same distance away from the midpoint of the rectangle as the radius of the circle which passes through all four vertices of the rectangle.
November 8, 2006

math
what is 23 divded by 12? it is 1 remainder 11 23/12, which equals 1 11/12
November 7, 2006

science
what is a mineral? noun: solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
November 7, 2006

Microeconomics, hunting analysis
Overhunting can endanger a species pollution. Evaulate the likely impact and effectiveness of the following policies. 1. shorten seasons and allowable hunting hours per day 2. double commercial license fees 3. impose a tax on all kills 4. set and enforce maximum kills This is ...
November 5, 2006

Help!!
What was the main concern for Anti-Federalists in passing the US Constitution as written after the Connecticut compromise? please someone tell me good site and please tell me how can I answer it, Check this site. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-Federalism
October 18, 2006

Help!!!
What was ‚s‚ˆ‚… main concern for Anti-Federalists in passing the US Constitution as written after Connecticut Compromise? What does << ‚s‚ˆ‚…>> mean ? Sorry, I missed. What was the main concern for Anti-Federalists ...
October 18, 2006

help!!
Discuss the issues that colonists would have coming out of the Articles of Confederation. What impact would those issues have on the designing of the Constitution? We will be happy to critique your ideas. You can read about the problems with the Articles of Confederation at ...
October 18, 2006

government
If the issue that colonists would have coming out of the Articles of Confederation, what impact whould the Articles of Confederation, what impact whould those issues have on the designing of the constitution? If the issue that colonists would have coming out of the Articles of...
October 17, 2006

government
How did different factors (size, type, slavery) impact the designing of the constitution? How can I answer it? What size and type mean? I have no idea. I think the terms, size and type, refer to the sizes of the colonial populations and the governments of the individual ...
October 17, 2006

math
The roots of the equation x^4 - 3x^2 + 5x - 2 = 0 are a, b, c, d. By the relation y=x^2, or otherwise, show that a^2, b^2, c^2, d^2 are the roots of the equation y^4 - 6y^3 + 5y^2 - 13y + 4 = 0. The 2nd part of the question asks: find the value of s~2 where s~n = a^n + b^n + c...
September 11, 2006

math
Identify each pattern rule. Then write the next 2 terms . Find the 10th term.
August 10, 2006

WORD PROCESSING AND KEYBOARDING
I will take test now and see who is correct. I just scored 100% off the answers right above my post.1-b 2-c 3- d, 4-b, 5-c, 6-b, 7-c 8-d, 9-a, 10-c, 11-d, 12-a, 13-b, 14-b, 15-c, 16-c, 17-a 18-c, 19-c, 20-c, thank you for the help!!!!:)
August 1, 2006

WORD PROCESSING AND KEYBOARDING
I will take test now and see who is correct.
August 1, 2006

fallacies in philosophy
what is appeal to pity?
June 18, 2006

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