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December 20, 2014

Posts by MIKE


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English
I forgot to include these last two sentences. Thank you very much. 1.It fostered individualism, and wasn’t concerned with abstractions such as social justice, equality or fraternity. 2) Liberal thought influenced the new view of the world and affirmed free-will, salvation...
March 10, 2011

English
These are a few sentences on the Augustan Age I'd like you to check. I'm unsure about punctuation and word choice. 1. The 18th century England was called Augustan after the period of Roman history which had achieved political stability and power as well as a ...
March 10, 2011

English
I forgot to include these last two sentences. I hope you can look at them. 1) Macduff wasn't born to a woman (I mean naturally) since he was torn from his mother's womb. 2) My favourite programme is called “Year zero” and is broadcast on TV every Thursday ...
March 10, 2011

English
I’m having problems in paraphrasing the song “Never Ever” by All Saints. Can you check it, please? I included a sentence on the use of “propose” and one concerning the use of reflexive pronouns. 1) Storm is a bit ashamed of herself. She feels sorry for...
March 10, 2011

English
I just need to know if zapping, channel surfing are synonyms, if subscribe is followed by to, and if propose could be followed the indirect object. I included a few more sentences I really don't know if they are possible. 1) I hate people zapping (channel surfing, channel-...
March 10, 2011

English
I just need to know if the verb “prophesy” can be follow by to (ex. to Macbeth), if “army” is considered as a collective noun (plural), if the word devil is used with the definitive article and if the expression “to be born by “ is correct. I also...
March 10, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. 1) I hate people zapping (channel surfing, channel-hopping) when watching TV. 2)We bought a Freeview box an a satellite dish to watch (free) satellite channels around the world. 3) We also subscribed (?) to Sky to watch the national...
March 10, 2011

English
Can you please check if these sentences are correct? Thank you. 1) The witches are unable to distinguish between opposites. For them fair is foul and foul is fair. 2)They are able to predict the future and are generally associated with the devil. 3) First, they prophesy (to ...
March 10, 2011

English
Can you please check my last sentences. I really need to know which expressions are best. Thank you. 1)He studied at Eton college, where misbehaved students used to be beaten. 2) On his return to London he experienced poverty. 3) At the time (not "in this period") he...
March 9, 2011

English
I forgot to include these last two sentences. 1) Slaves worked either on sugar cane plantations (better of sugar cane) or in their masters' houses. If they rebelled, they could have an ear cut off or be killed. 2) For them the only way to escap ws the underground railroad ...
March 9, 2011

English
I'm finding it dfficult to check a few more sentences. These are the last on this theme. Thank you. 1)He studied at Eton college, where misbehaved students used to be beaten. 2) On his return to London he experienced poverty 3) At the time (not "in this period") ...
March 9, 2011

English
Thank you for improving my punctuation. Here are some more sentences I'm doubtful about.In particular, I find it difficult to express numbers 7 and 9. 1) However, while looking at the picture, a cry of pain and indignation comes from him. 2) He can see no change in it, ...
March 9, 2011

English
I checked the spelling mistakes and I reworded some of the sentences. Can you please check them and tell me how I can improve them? Thank you. 1)Dorian throws himself on the sofa, and starts thinking of his past. He recognizes he has filled his mind with corruption, committed ...
March 9, 2011

English
I have a few more sentences on Dorian's death I'd like you to check. Thank you. 1)Dorian throws himself on the sofa and starts thinking of his past. He recognizes he has filled his mind with corruption, committed horrible crimes and has exerted an evil influence on ...
March 9, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. I hope you can have a look at them, too. 1) 1984 can be considered an anti-utopian novel, which shows Orwell's sympathy for all the people who were murdered and exhiliated in totalitarian dictatorships (?) in the first half of ...
March 9, 2011

English
I still have a few doubts. I hope you can have a look at them, too. 1) Winston is a thry-nine-year-old man characterized (?) by blonde hair and a ruddy complexion, caused by the use of blunt razor blades. 2) At the beginning of the book he enters his modes apartment, where the...
March 9, 2011

AP Physics
Gamma rays are high-energy electromagnetic radiation (photons) emitted in an attempt by the radionuclide to become stable, i.e., radioactive decay. Gamma rays have moderate-to-high penetrating power, are often able to penetrate deep into the body, and generally require some ...
March 9, 2011

English
Could you please check the correction of your first sentence? I included a few more sentences on Stevenson's novel. Could you please have a look at them? Thank you. 1 a) 1984 can be considered as anti-utopian novel. 1)The single dominant theme in Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is ...
March 9, 2011

English
Can you please check these five sentences for me I find it difficult to correct. 1)1984 can be considered (as) an anti-utopian novel because it provides the description of a society in which a totalitarian government controls any action of the people. 2)In this (?) state of ...
March 9, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. Thank you. 1) Forensic artists are also essential to catch criminals. They are required to possess two skills. 2) First, they need to have good interview skills as they have to talk to victims and listen to their descriptions. 3)...
March 8, 2011

English
Can you please check if these sentences are OK? Thank you. 1)Forensic science adopts different scientific methods to catch criminals. 2)In particular, scientists can examine a suspect’s fingerprints or check blood type. 3) They can also check teeth and look at dental ...
March 8, 2011

English
I forgot to include these 5 statements I still have doubts about. Thank you. 1) Since George Orwell was a child, he developed an independent-minded personality and then he professed (?) atheism and socialism. 2) He didn't accept the strict discipline imposed at Eton since...
March 8, 2011

English
Can you please tell me if the parts included in brackets are grammatically wrong? Thank you. 1) Slaves had to harvest and grow sugar cane (not sugar canes). 2) Slaves couldn’t speak their language, call themselves with their names or practice their religion because slave ...
March 7, 2011

English
Thank you very much for your help. I forgot to include the following stataments. 1) As he changed into Hyde, he experienced a sense of freedom in his increased wickedness. 2)He was physically smaller and younger because, up to that moment, the evil side of his nature had been ...
March 7, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences on Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? Thank you. 1) In Chapter ten Dr. Jekyll came to the realization of the primitive duality of man (the human soul?). He admitted that man was not truly one but two. 2) He was sure that if he could separate his two...
March 7, 2011

English
I really have problems in correcting the grammar and choosing the proper synonyms in these sentences. I selected the six most difficult ones. 1) Their task was to grow and harvest sugar cane. In those profit-making enterprises a system of terrible punishments and rewards was ...
March 7, 2011

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here are some more sentences I'm not sure of. 1)Each South-American family owned more than twenty slaves on average. 2)Slaves were mostly needed to work on plantations. Their task was to grow and harvest sugar cane. In those profit-making...
March 7, 2011

English
Can you please help me check these sentences, please? Thank you. 1) Slaves were considered as animals: white slaves used to sell them by auction. 2) Furthermore, white slave owners imposed a system of punishment and reward (better: of punishments and rewards to keep the slaves...
March 7, 2011

English
I'm finding it difficult to correct these sentences. I hope you can help me check them.Thank you. 1)In 19th-century the greater part of black slaves was born in America though they were originally deported from West Africa. 2)They worked for white people as servants and ...
March 6, 2011

math
what is the next two fractions and the pattern is here is the fraction 1,1/4,1/9,1/10,_,_
March 5, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me please? Thank you. 1 Puritans was the name given to the more (most?) extreme Protestants within the Church of England. 2)Charles I's reign was characterized by the continuous conflict with the Parliament. Puritans held a ...
March 4, 2011

Physics
A mechanic jacks up the front of a car to an angle of 6.2° with the horizontal in order to change the front tires. The car is 2.91 m long and has a mass of 1100 kg. Gravitational force acts at the center of mass, which is located 1.02 m from the front end. The rear wheels ...
March 3, 2011

English
Can you please tell me if the following expressions are possible? 1) Would it be all right with you if I got my book from the other room? I left it in my backpack. 2) Can you wipe the blackboard off? 3) You should return the book to the library in two week's time. 4) Can ...
March 3, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you. 1) Henry believes beauty to be not as superficial as thought. 2) He urges Dorian to enjoy his youth now that he can, while it won't last for ever. 3) He also urges him to give in to any kind of sensations forgetting ...
March 2, 2011

physics
How much exertion in pounds does it take a woman who weighs 115 pounds to push a cart that weighs 50 pounds?
March 1, 2011

math
Lisa. Has 8 shirts. One-fourth are dress shirts. One-half are school shirts. How many are dress shirts? How many shirts are school shirts?
February 28, 2011

English
I forgot to include these very last 2 sentences. I hope you can have a look at them, too. (I included a few phrases on grammmar, too). 1) The story is profoundly allegorical and it can be interpreted as a 19-th century version of the myth of Faust, who sells his soul to the ...
February 28, 2011

English
I included the ones I was really unsure of. Hopefully were the others possible! 1)He also produced a series of plays, among which The Importance of Being Earnest (1895) which became his masterpiece. 2.His novel was accused of immorality whereas his play of obscenity. In 1891 ...
February 28, 2011

English
I forgot to include these last sentences. I really hope you look at them, too. 1) Dorian and his pure, innocent appearance are symbols of bourgeois hypocrisy whereas the corrupting picture could be regarded as a symbol of the immorality of the Victorian middle class. 2) The ...
February 28, 2011

English
I made a few changes myself. Can you please tell me if everything is possible? 1)The Wildean dandy is on the one hand an aristocrat, who uses his wit to shock the others and on the other hand an individualist who seeks (demands) absolute freedom. 2) He devotes his life to ...
February 28, 2011

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check. 1)The Wildean dandy is on the one hand an aristocrat, who uses his wit to shock the others and on the other hand an individualist who seeks (demands) absolute freedom. 2) He devotes his ...
February 28, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you. 1) He was born in Dublin in 1854. He studied at Trinity College and was later sent to Oxford, where he took a first-class degree in classics. 2) He became a disciple of Walter Pater, the theorist of Aestheticism, ...
February 28, 2011

Physics
Part 1 You are a pirate working for Dread Pirate Roberts. You are in charge of a cannon that exerts a force 10000 N on a cannon ball while the ball is in the barrel of the cannon. The length of the cannon barrel is 2.47 m and the cannon is aimed at a 42degrees angle from the ...
February 27, 2011

Physics
part 1 A 1760 kg car accelerates uniformly from rest to 8.8 m/s in 4.52 s. Find the work done on the car in this time. Answer in units of J. part 2 Find the average power delivered by the engine in the first 1.808 s. Answer in units of W. part 3 Find the instantaneous power ...
February 27, 2011

Physics
part 1 A 1760 kg car accelerates uniformly from rest to 8.8 m/s in 4.52 s. Find the work done on the car in this time. Answer in units of J. part 2 Find the average power delivered by the engine in the first 1.808 s. Answer in units of W. part 3 Find the instantaneous power ...
February 27, 2011

Physics
Karen has a mass of 52.7 kg as she rides the up escalator at Woodley Park Station of the Washington D.C. Metro. Karen rode a distance of 57.5 m, the longest escalator in the free world. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . How much work did the escalator do on Karen if it...
February 27, 2011

Physics
When a rattlesnake strikes, its head accelerates from rest to a speed of 30 m/s in 0.64 s seconds. Assume for simplicity that the only moving part of the snake is its head of mass 100 g. How much (average) power does the rat- tlesnake need to accelerate its head that fast? ...
February 27, 2011

Physics
The initial kinetic energy imparted to a 0.1 kg bullet is 1036 J. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . Neglecting air resistance, find the range of this projectile when it is fired at an angle such that the range equals the maximum height attained. Answer in units of km.
February 27, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. 1) Other themes are (those of?) the passing of time and the relationship with nature. 2) Beowulf swang up (the same as "raised"?) his towering shield and shook out (the same as "lifted") his sword so hard that it...
February 27, 2011

English
Can you help me check the following sentences I'm doubtful about? Thank you. 1)The dragon tries to kill Beowulf with the flames he blows from his mouth. 2) Beowulf is buried wiht the glory and the gold he had won (?) in his battles. 3) The name Beowulf results from the ...
February 27, 2011

algebra
divide 3ã189a^7b^8
February 25, 2011

algebra
simplify and factor 5ã320x^7y^25
February 25, 2011

algebra
multiply and simplify, I am confused. 3ãy^7 3ã16y^8
February 25, 2011

algebra
4ã96x^8y^10
February 25, 2011

Physics (simple electronics)
The electronic flash attachment for a camera contains a capacitor for storing the energy used to produce the flash. In one such unit, the potential difference between the plates of a 775 µF capacitor is 330 V. (a) Determine the energy that is used to produce the flash in...
February 24, 2011

college physics
oops. sorry. messed that up didn't i?
February 24, 2011

college physics (simple electronics)
The electronic flash attachment for a camera contains a capacitor for storing the energy used to produce the flash. In one such unit, the potential difference between the plates of a 775 µF capacitor is 330 V. (a) Determine the energy that is used to produce the flash in...
February 24, 2011

English
1) Can you tell me if the word "counter of frozen food, frozen food counter" can be replaced by "freeze counter"? 2) Go through the arcades as far as the baker's. At the baker's turn left into Piccadilly Street. 3) Cross the road on the zebra ...
February 24, 2011

English
Cn you please help me with these sentences, please? Thank you very much in advance. 1) Do you mind if I change channel to the football match? 2) If there is an earthquake and I'm inside a building, I'll get (or I ge) under a table or desk. 3) If I'm out of a ...
February 24, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me, please? Thank you very much. 1)The avenger is involved in complex planning. 2) A lot of murders occur within the play. 3) The hero becomes more and more isolated throughout the play (better: within the play, as the play develops?) 4...
February 24, 2011

English
Can you check these sentences for me please? Thank you very much. 1) He doubts about suicide (wrong) He is doubtful about /he has doubts about suicide. 2) A period of doubt follows, in which (not when?) the hero plans his revenge. 3) Every man is scared: better everyone/all of...
February 24, 2011

math
the quotient of h and -6 is at least 5. in equation form
February 23, 2011

math
the quotient of h and -6 is at least 5. in equation form
February 23, 2011

English
Here are the last sentences I forgot to include before. Thank you very much. 1) Natural behavior, that is to say irrational and unrestrained, was considered good in contrast wt rational behavior. 2) Humble people were considered unspoilt by civilization. The term "...
February 23, 2011

English
These are the very last sentences. I really hope you can check them. It is really urgent. Thank you in advance. 1) Bitzer embodies the word of facts, in which Mr. Gradgrind believes. Society was regarded as an evil force, which prevented men from behaving naturally. 2) As for ...
February 23, 2011

English
Here are some more sentences I'm still doubtful about. Thank you very much! 1)Industry dealers, who had settle school lessons dedicated to workers' sons, didn't follow the law. 2) (Correction: Factory owners, who were forced by law to teach their apprentices, often...
February 23, 2011

English
I still have a few more doubts on some sentences. I hope you still have time to check them. 1) Victorian values consisted in (better: implied) the possession of a comforable house, chariable activity (not actions?) and attending the church regularly. 2) As to (the) content...
February 23, 2011

English
I still have some more sentences to check. I hope you can help me. By the way, do you know of any sites with fill-in-the-blank activities on computer terminology? 1) The role of women was that of educating the children. 2) Under the influence of Rousseau's thought they ...
February 23, 2011

English
Can you please suggest internet sites where I can find fill-in-the-blank exercises to practice computer-related terminology. Thank you. Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check. 1) The family was conceived as a patriarcal unit. 2) Women had the function of ...
February 23, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences I'm unsure of? Thank you very much 1)Nature was given great importance. (not "a" great importance) 2) He calls his students little pitchers to be filled with facts. 3) Its inhabitants were affected (or the health of its ...
February 23, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences? Thank you very much. 1) Vietnam was divided into two parts after World War Two. North Vietnam was communist under the governement of Ho Chi Minh whereas South Vietnam was under control of the US. 2) The USA started to send soldiers to ...
February 23, 2011

English
Can you please tell me if the corrections in my previous post were all OK? I have a few more doubts. 1) In order to describe Coketown Dickens uses two similes. 2) Through these similes he conveys the image of a towm like (which looks like) a jungle. 3) There was a black canal ...
February 22, 2011

English
I really need you to check my corrections. Thank you very much. 1) The town is described through the use (using, are both possible?)of similes taken from the animal world. 2) The black smoke coming out of the chimneys is compared to (not: is seen as) a snake whereas the piston...
February 22, 2011

English
I included only 4 sentences for you to check. Thank you. 1) Refer then to the episodes which lead to the abolition of slavery. 2) He provides us with several epigrams –short and clever amusing sentences – which express his idea in a clever and amusing way. Henry is ...
February 21, 2011

English
Can you please check if these sentences are possible? Thank you. 1) Refer then to the episodes which lead to the abolition of slavery. 2)Lord Henry is a symbol of hedonistic and decadent upper classes, despising the Victorian virtues of work and morals, generally associated ...
February 21, 2011

English
I need to know which alternatives (?) sound best. Thank you. 1) Describe what living and working conditions for slaves in 19-th century America were like. Refer then to when slave trade was banned from US (or the United States or America). 2)Describe the details of Winston ...
February 21, 2011

Chemistry
The intravenous dosage of mannitol is 1.5g/kg, administered as a 15% mv solution. How many ml of the solution should be administered to a person with a body mass of 85kg?
February 21, 2011

English
I really hope you can have a look at my sentences. I forgot to include these last ones. 1)Describe the details of Winston Smith's life as they appear in the opening (?) to George Orwell's 1984? 2) Why can Orwell's 1984 be considered as an anti-utopian novel? 3) ...
February 21, 2011

United States 1700s
How did the colonists across colonial boundaries become more aware of and interconnected with each other during this period 1700-1776? kind of like which events of closeness lead to the declaration of independence?
February 21, 2011

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences. Thank you. 1) Describe what living and working conditions for slaves in 19-th century (after 1810) America were like. Refer then to when slave trade was banned from US. 2) The vast majority of African Americans in slavery after ...
February 21, 2011

Statisics
I need help on this question i am confused. I don't think the answers i got are right The library checks out an average of 320 books per day, with a standard deviation of 75 books. Suppose a simple random sample of 30 days is selected for observation. What is the ...
February 20, 2011

English
I included the things I really didn't know. 1) May I borrow your high heeled shoes? (Give permission) Yes, you can (may?) 2) keep far (move away, stay away are possible?) from rocks and trees. 3) Hamlet doubts whether or not to kill Claudius. 4) The theme of false ...
February 20, 2011

English
Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check. Thank you very much. 1)If you are in the mountains, keep far (move away, stay away are possible?) from rocks and trees. I have always had backaches from not doing any sport (sports)/from not doing sport. Can “sport&#...
February 20, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. Thank you very much for your help! 1)The revenge tragedy (or a revenge tragedy) has the following features. First of all, a sexual or violent crime is committed (has been committed is possible?) against a member of the hero's ...
February 20, 2011

English
I still have a few questions on how to ask for permission. Thank you. 1) Do you mind if I make a phone call? Yes, I do. (Is it possible) I'd rather you didn't. I'd prefer you not to. 2) Is it all right if I make a phone call? No, it isn't. Yes, it is. I'd ...
February 20, 2011

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here are some more sentences I'm doubtful about. 1) Being a Renaissance man, Hamlet doubts the existence of an afterlife. 2) He doubts suicide/ He has doubts about committing suicide/ He is doubtful about suicide. He is not sure of what ...
February 20, 2011

algebra
The year 1991 was the last year of the twentieth century whose number is a palindrome,that is,reads the same backward and forward. How many years between the years 2000 and 3000 will be palindromic?
February 19, 2011

algebra
If juan can consume in one sitting one medium(12-inch diameter), deep-dish (1-inch thick)pizza, what is the minimum volume of his stomach?
February 19, 2011

English
Can you please help me check these sentences? Thank you very much. 1) In Hamlet's soliloquy the rub is something that makes all human beings hesitate (?) to face the undiscovered land. 2)In Hamlet's soliloquy the rub stands for an obstacle that makes human beings ...
February 19, 2011

Trigonometry
How do you simplify: -5(cot^2 theta - csc^2 theta)?
February 19, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. I have to check the various alternatives.I believe plaster is the British for cast. 1) I fell off my bike and I broke my leg. 2)The surgeon put it in a cast (in plaster). 3)He put a cast on my leg. He casted (???) it/ He plastered ...
February 19, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences, too? Thank you. I just wonder if you could use these expressions in a common conversation. 1) I sent John three letters but he hasn't replied (not didn't reply)to any of them. 2) When did you get that jacket? I haven't noticed...
February 19, 2011

English
Can you please check my sentences? Thank you very much. 1) Hamlet makes some soliloquies. The oak, along with the mistletoe, was the most important sacred tree to the Celts. 2) Most Druids were women. 3) In a revenge tragedy usually appears a ghost who wants to carry out his ...
February 18, 2011

physics
i think i know wat to do, but i'm having trouble finding the area.
February 18, 2011

physics
A slab of copper of thickness b = 1.566 mm is thrust into a parallel-plate capacitor of C = 4.00×10-11 F of gap d = 10.0 mm, as shown in the figure; it is centered exactly halfway between the plates. If a charge q = 3.00×10-6 C is maintained on the plates, what is ...
February 18, 2011

Physics
A moving object has a kinetic energy of 188 J and a momentum with magnitude of 26.2 kg·m/s. Determine the mass of the object.
February 17, 2011

English
I left out these few statements on the themes I would like you to check. Thank you very much. 1.Macbeth is the shortest of S’s tragedies; it is simple in its plot but complex in its psychological analyses of what takes place in the mind of the criminal. 2. The hero starts...
February 17, 2011

English
I forgot to include these sentences. Thank you. 1)Macbeth has almost forgotten the taste of fear. There was a time in which would have been alarmed or scared by a night shriek and the hair on his skin would stand if he heard a ghost story. 2) He acknowledges that his past ...
February 17, 2011

English
I forgot to include these last sentences. Thank you. 1)He wishes himself death, but he cannot tolerate the world’s going out (on?) without him. 8) His egotism leads him finally to self-destruction. 2) He uses four metaphors to describe life: a walking shadow, a poor ...
February 17, 2011

English
Thank you very much for the help! Here is the rephrase I found in the sparknotes. 1) Shakespeare has unhooked his work from time and place. The witches tell us that the next time they meet, it will be with Macbeth, and that this will occur before the sun goes down, when the ...
February 17, 2011

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