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How do poets utilize literary devices and conventions to develop themes in their poetry? Good explanation here: "Language is a means of communication by symbolic sounds and graphics. The meaning of these symbols is affected by the use of literary devices which further ...
July 3, 2007
Did the West Indies help the Spanish conquistadors? "The analogous "West Indies" originates from Christopher Columbus' idea that he had landed in the Indies (then meaning all of south and east Asia) when he had actually reached the Americas." from http...
May 25, 2007
Describe the effects of protective tariffs. Why might a government limit free trade in this way? I know that a protective tariff is designed to protect a domestic industry but i can't figure out the rest of the question. Governments impose tariffs on imported goods so that...
May 15, 2007
I'm making this desert island project where you have no hope of getting rescued and you are with 149 other people. you must make your own currency, government, etc. with whatever. i don't know how to make my won government. what the? teachers are confusing... by won i ...
May 14, 2007
vocab-true or false
True or False: 1. A subway breakdown at rush hour can rejuvenate hundreds of commuters 2. In the 19th century, workers were sometimes exploited by their employers. 3. Heavyweight boxers do not inflict any pain or injury on one another. go to keyword: dictionary to look up the ...
May 5, 2007
how do you change the fraction 8/35 to a percent? please try to help. thanks You would put 8 divided by 35 into your calculator, and you get 0.22.......... Next, you would move the decimal two places to the right and round to the nearest tenth- about 22.9% p.s - your teacher ...
April 23, 2007
I don't understand this equation: Given f(x)=4(x)+1 find the value. f(3) It's fairly basic, you just plug 3 in for x, so it would be 4(3)+1 and then you'd just simplify it :)
April 19, 2007
how can a loan for school tuition affect the money supply? how can it affect aggregate demand? A loan, taken out of some cash reserve, would increase the money supply. The amount of the increase would be determined by the money-multiplier. The increase in spending (in this ...
April 10, 2007
True or False 1.Total output may continue to rise even though the marginal physical product (MPP) is decreasing Think about it, then take a shot. Hint: while MPP is decreasing, can it sign still be positive?
March 25, 2007
could we ever achieve an unemployment rate below full employment? What problems might we encounter if it did? I'm not sure if I understand your question. To my knowledge, we can never achieve full employment in the United States. It is always "an unemployment rate ...
March 20, 2007
suppose we established a $10,000 fine for water pollution. Would some companies still find that polluting was economical? Under what conditions? If the cost of correcting the cause of the water pollution were more than $10,000, then a company might believe it was saving money ...
March 13, 2007
What are 5 deteminants of demand for JONES Soda Co? What are 4 determinants of supply for JONES Soda Co? Think about what influences supply and demand e.g., what are some factors that would shift the supply curve? the demand curve? And this will be your answer.
March 11, 2007
simplify the expression. Use only positive exponents. 8x^2y^-2/x^-2y * (4xy^2)^-1/x^2y Something does not seem right in your terms. Are you saying that 8x is being taken to the 2y power and that all this being taken to the -2x power? Please clarify your terms, and we will do ...
March 7, 2007
chemistry - kinetics
Use the equation for activation complex: fraction=e^-[activation energy/8.314J/mol*temperature (also, simply put: f=e^-(Ea/Rt) ) (I'm a chem student learning/studying this at the moment)
March 6, 2007
Besides human beings, what did the Egyptians embalm? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Often pets were also mummified to put in the pyramids with their owners. Here is a site to help you: http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/homework/egypt/mummies.htm
March 5, 2007
I have to make up a story problem that divides 4/5 by 2/5 .... I'm having a hard time creating a problem think of having group of friends and food. that one is very common. John used up 4/5 of his gas tank getting 2/5 of the way to his destination. How many tankfuls does ...
February 27, 2007
Suppose George is makeing $18 an hour installing electronic chips in handheld computers. Would your offer to work for $8 an hour get you the job? Why might a profit-maximizing employer turn down your offer? This is a bit of an open ended question. My offer to undercut george ...
February 26, 2007
phone charges project
Okay I need to know something about cell phones and land lines. My parents can't answer this because we don't have a land line anymore. We just have cells phones. Okay my question is if someone with a cell phone calls a land line person long distance will that land ...
February 23, 2007
Why do people routinely stuff themselves at all-you-can-eat buffets? Explain in terms of both utility and demand theories. At any level, the marginal cost of take another bite at an all-you-can-eat place is zero. In terms of utility, a person should therefore consume until the...
February 4, 2007
math/What is a interval in math terms?
doe sanyone know what a interval is in math terms? i need the real definition and it is hard and i can not find it anywhere? can anyone help me? thanks,you rule Kayla an interval is "a mathmatical expression of 'betweeness' a---------b or a<x<b this can also...
January 30, 2007
I don't understand possibilities curves at all. I have to convert a table into a curve using labels A-F. I have no clue how to figure it out. Help would be greatly appreciated! The x-axis and the y-axis should be Good A and Good B (they should give this to you), and plot ...
January 22, 2007
6-x=2x+9 If you are to solve the equation for x, first try to get the variable on one side of the equation. Let's subtract 2x from both sides to start (whatever operation you do to one side of an equation you must do to the other side as well): 6 - x - 2x = 2x - 2x + 9 6...
January 15, 2007
When Pat talks during math instruction, Mrs. Miller puts Pat's name on the board. If Pat interrupts the lesson again, she will receive a check by her name and lose five minutes of recess. What type of discipline is this called? Is it assertive discipline? Yes. It is ...
January 14, 2007
Do you think the majority in Dickerson VS. The United States engaged n judicial activism? Why or why not? Can someone help me understand the difference between judicial activism and judicial restraint? Also I need to find a little more info on this case to help me write this ...
January 8, 2007
Write a brief answer to each question. Provide examples. a) When is the sum or difference of two monomials a monomial? b) When is the product of two monomials a monomial? c) When is the quotient of two monomials a monomials? Plz help, the questions confuse me. I have no clue ...
December 20, 2006
please help its bedtime
how can you tell which form of a rational number is most appropriate in a given situation? Use an integer, or fraction, NEVER a decimal number. If your number is say 3.5, then the rational answer would be 35/100. if the number is .75, then the rational answer would be 75/100 ...
November 16, 2006
Are their fish in the Mediterranean regions. What kinds of plants are there? The Mediterranean is a sea -- so of course, live there. Please clarify whether you're looking for native plants around the Mediterranean Sea -- or native plants in Mediterranean climates. We'...
November 15, 2006
I have to do a report on the Mediterranean. 20 people are going to be dropped there. They have to make their own homes with local materials. Please help me research on this. this report is due tom.! Use rocks and mud or burrow in hillsides. They are everywhere. Many lumber ...
November 15, 2006
I am looking for somewhere that would have all the wars in order that has happened involving American for 1754-2006. Can anyone help? http://www.historycentral.com/wars.html
October 19, 2006
law and society
what r the laws and punishment for each laws in Japan ? If you want to knoow about Japanese laws, this is a very broad subject. It might be helpful if you indicated which laws or areas of laws interested you. Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the ...
September 27, 2006
Who are allies/enemies of Panama? please tell me! I need to know. i've looked everywhere to find this info but failed. I posted the same question here before but it didn't really help. If you know, please just give me the country names. I have been trying to look up ...
September 21, 2006
About how many books will fit on a shelf that is 40 inches long if each book is 2/3 inches wide? 40 divided by 2/3 inches per book = ? You need to divide 40 by 2/3. Your answer will be between 50 and 70 books.
September 17, 2006
What are allies/enemies of Panama? don't tell me to go to wikipedia or background notes or anything like that. i`ve tried everything but couldn't find the allies and enemies of Panama, although it seems like a really easy question! PLEASE HELP! thank you <3 Have you...
September 17, 2006
I have to assume that i am a realist, meaning i believe in the realism theory and that all states' actions are motivated by realism and realism only. Now, i have to come up with three examples why i believe this. I should be able to pursuade others that i'm right. WHAT...
September 10, 2006