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March 31, 2015

Posts by Pat


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Ethics in Technology
hich of the following is NOT an issue with DRE voting machines used in Brazil and India? A. Lack of a paper audit trail B. Vulnerability to tampering C. Voter identity may be revealed D. Source code is a trade secret I am stuck between C & D.
March 29, 2015

Ethics in Technology
Which of the following is NOT a reason to use a computer simulation? A. To model past events B. To produce a detailed financial model C. To reduce costs D. To save time I think it's D, but not sure.
March 29, 2015

Ethics in Technology
Which of these statements about the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) is true? A. The NCIC databases contain about 40 million records. B. Improper use of the NCIC has led to about 1 million false arrests. C. Local law enforcement agencies enter most of the information ...
March 29, 2015

Ethics in Technology
Which of the following laws does NOT provide some sort of authorization for governmental wiretapping? A. Title III of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act B. Electronic Communications Privacy Act C. Federal Communications Act D. Communications Assistance for Law ...
March 28, 2015

Ethics in Technology
Which of the following laws was upheld as constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court? A. Communications Decency Act B. Child Online Protection Act C. Child Internet Protection Act D. All of these laws were upheld as constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court. I think it's D, ...
March 28, 2015

Ethics in Technology
Which of the following was NOT a result of the adoption of mechanical calculators? A. Less demand for “superstars” who could rapidly compute sums by hand B. Higher productivity of bookkeepers C. Higher salaries of bookkeepers D. Proliferation of companies making ...
March 27, 2015

Criminal Justice/Probation & Parole
Research reveals that supervision providing treatment and not just control has __________ rates of success. A. significantly greater B. average C. undetermined D. significantly lower I think it's A, but not sure
March 22, 2015

Criminal Justice/Probation & parole
The effectiveness of probation and parole: A. is quite high. B. is quite low. C. is in need of further research. D. has no objective standard. I think it's C, but not sure.
March 22, 2015

Criminal Justice/ Probation & Parole
The advantage of selecting probation/parole officers on the basis of a written examination is that: A. it produces the candidates who will be the best probation/parole officers. B. it provides the hiring agency with the greatest amount of flexibility. C. it reduces or prevents...
March 14, 2015

Criminal Justice/Probation & Parole
According to psychoanalytic theory: A. behavior is the result of operant conditioning. B. crime is the result of positive reinforcement. C. conscious behavior is the result of unconscious thought. D. all of the above I think it's C, but not sure.
March 14, 2015

Criminal Justice/Parole & Probation
All of the following statements are correct about "good time" except: A. good time serves to control inmate misconduct. B. good times refers to recreation and meal times in prison. C. good time does not use threats of additional punishment as an incentive for inmates...
March 7, 2015

Criminal Justice/Probation & Parole
Each of the following statements is true about the indeterminate sentence except: A. it originated at Elmira Reformatory. B. it requires the use of a parole board. C. it was not popular during the Great Depression. D. it usually involves a minimum and a maximum, with the ...
March 7, 2015

Criminal Justice/Probation & Parole
Sir Walter Crofton: A. established the "Irish System" that influenced the use of parole in the United States. B. was influential in the movement to establish a police force for the city of London. C. agreed with the classical approach to criminals. D. believed in ...
March 7, 2015

Criminal Justice/Probation & Parole
Female offenders often receive harsher treatment in juvenile court because: A. the female offender is often more vicious and troubled. B. their offenses justify harsher treatment. C. females outnumber males in the system by nearly four to one. D. of the lack of alternative ...
March 6, 2015

math derivatives
nevermindddd...problem solved. product rule.
March 3, 2015

math derivatives
derivative of ln[(1+v)^(1+v)(1-v)^(1-v)] I know my log rules allow me to rewrite this as ln[(1+v)(1+v)+(1-v)(1-v)] but what I do from there i dont know.... Wolfram says it is ln(v+1)-ln(v-1)but i dont know how to get that...
March 3, 2015

Criminal Justice/Probation & Parole
In New York, residential burglary during the day is a/an __________ even in the absence of the possession of a weapon or an encounter with an occupant. A. "instant" offense B. "non-violent" offense C. "adjudication" offense D. "violent" ...
March 1, 2015

Criminal Justice/Probation & Parole
The PSI: A. is based on the concept of parens patriae. B. is required in all felony cases. C. reflects classical school interest in the offender. D. None of the above I don't see A,B,C, in my textbook, so I am assuming it's D. Am I right?
March 1, 2015

Criminal Justice/Probation & Parole
The defendant's rap sheet: A. cannot contain any abbreviations. B. is the arrest record of the defendant. C. always includes the disposition of any arrests. D. typically describes each offense and whether it is a felony or misdemeanor. I think it's B, but not sure.
March 1, 2015

Math vectors
*** cos(90) = 0 my mistake
February 27, 2015

Math vectors
since the cross product involves the cosine function. Cos(180) = 0 :)
February 27, 2015

Math vectors
they are parallel
February 27, 2015

math
nvm i got it
February 27, 2015

math
having a spacey moment...can anyone show me how to solve for Er? Er-1/Er+2 = X
February 27, 2015

quadratic formula
you dont have to use the Quadratic formula for this, it is factorable upon rewriting, 2x^2+8x-10=0 and factoring out a 2, 2(x^2+4x-5)=0 You should get, 2(x+5)(x-1) making x = -5 and 1.
February 27, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judicial Process
Took the quiz and went with C., it was wrong. I got a 95% at least. They don't give us what the right answer was though.
February 16, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judicial Process
Which of the following is not a key reason for which cases are treated differently from one another? A. Celebrated cases B. Private versus publicly retained counsel C. Offender's sex D. Seriousness of the offense I think it's C, but not sure.
February 16, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judicial System
Studies indicate that __________ are overrepresented in the jail population. A. Whites B. Hispanics C. African-Americans D. Asians I Think it's B, but not sure.
February 16, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judicial Process
While legal experts recommend a felony caseload of no more than __________ per attorney per year, some attorneys represent upwards of 1,000 indigent defendants in any given year. A. 200 B. 100 C. 150 D. 50 I think it's A, but not sure
February 8, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judical System
A federal judge can be removed from the bench via: A. public vote. B. impeachment in the House of Representatives and conviction by the Senate. C. discretion by the president of the United States. D. a majority vote by other federal judges. I think it's B., but not sure.
February 8, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judicial System
I don't either, I am totally confused by this one.
February 8, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judicial System
History makes it clear that the federal bench has attracted people from a fairly select demographic, usually the __________ and __________ classes. A. lower upper; upper upper B. upper middle; upper C. middle; upper middle D. lower; middle I think it's D, but not sure.
February 8, 2015

personal finance
Hal Thomas wants to establish a savings fund from which a community organization could draw $800 a year for 20 years. If the account earns 3 percent, what amount would he have to deposit now to achieve this goal? (Round time value factors to 3 decimal places and final answer ...
February 6, 2015

Math
Area od a patio is 24 meters. sq. A patio stone is square with each side 30 cm. How many will be needed to complete the patio?
February 4, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judicial System
In alternative or problem-solving courts, __________ stay involved in the cases from beginning to end. A. court-appointed counselors B. defense attorneys C. judges D. prosecutors I think it's C, but not sure.
February 3, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judicial System
In alternative or problem-solving courts, __________ stay involved in the cases from beginning to end. A. court-appointed counselors B. defense attorneys C. judges D. prosecutors I think it's C, but not sure.
February 3, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judicial System
One concern with specialized courts is that they are ________; critics say that treatment, individualized sentencing, and judicial monitoring coddle offenders. A. insufficient in judicial buy-in B. a passing fad C. blurred D. soft on crime I think it's D, but not sure.
February 3, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judicial System
According to the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics, ________ of every 100 murder and nonnegligent manslaughter defendants are convicted. A. 17 B. 68 C. 46 D. 31 I think it's B., but not sure
February 2, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judicial System
In terms of serious offenses, _______ results in the lowest convictions. A. nonnegligent manslaughter B. motor vehicle theft C. aggravated assault D. drug trafficking I think it's B., but not sure
February 2, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judicial System
The __________ is/are the federal trial court(s) and is/are the "entry point" into the federal judicial system. A. U.S. Supreme Court B. circuit courts C. district courts D. court of appeals I think it's C., but not sure.
February 2, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judicial System
Congress has delegated the responsibility of setting the rules of practice, procedure and evidence in federal courts to the ___________ of the United States. A. federal judges B. state judiciary C. Rules Committee D. Judicial Conference *34 L03 I think it's D., but not too...
January 31, 2015

Criminal Justice/Judicial Process
The power of a court to resolve a dispute: A. Jurisdiction B. Territory C. Indirect control D. Discretion Is it A?
January 30, 2015

Math
The correct restatement of 32% is
January 25, 2015

physics
The 80kg student balances a 1300kg elephant on a hydraulic lift. (U-Tube) What is the diameter of the piston the student is standing on? When a second student joins the first, the height difference between the liquid levels in the right and left pistons is 40cm . What is the ...
January 19, 2015

science
Which cells do the authors identify as the ones most likely to hold the key to increased human longevity and vitality and how might this work? Describe one alternative to cloning that the authors mention.
January 12, 2015

Science
Describe genetic engineering on a cellular level. In other words, what exactly takes place during genetic engineering that inserts a trait into an organism that did not have that trait before? Give an example.
January 12, 2015

Science
Star athletes like Peyton Manning can travel to Europe to receive stem cell treatment that is not available in the US. What should be our general guidelines about this and other type’s experimental treatments?
January 12, 2015

Criminal Justice/Criminology
The ACLU has publicly: A. supported the USA PATRIOT Act. B. filed suit to stop the USA PATRIOT Act. C. is neutral about the USA PATRIOT Act. D. has altered the USA PATRIOT Act. Is it A? I am confused on this one.
January 10, 2015

Criminology
According to Hirschi and Gottfredson, the personal characteristics of most white-collar workers are those that we would expect to produce: A. conformity in behavior. B. white-collar crime. C. street crime. D. Both b and c I think it's D, but not too sure.
January 1, 2015

Criminology
Which of the following is a drug-related crime? A. Buying drugs on the street from a low-level dealer B. Selling marijuana to juveniles C. Snatching a purse to obtain money to purchase drugs D. Using crack cocaine I am stuck between B & D.
January 1, 2015

Criminology
I can't even find that section in my text book.
December 22, 2014

Criminology
Traditional criminological theory assumes: A. men and women are the same. B. men are superior. C. women are superior. D. age is more important than gender. I think it's B, but not sure.
December 22, 2014

Criminology
The conflict perspective sees laws as: A. tools of the disenfranchised. B. a means of control. C. fair and equal. D. None of the above Is it D?
December 22, 2014

Criminology
Social control theories focus on: A. static aspects of the personality. B. physical features of the social environment. C. the process through which social integration develops. D. causative factors in criminal behavior. I think it's B, but not sure.
December 21, 2014

College Math
Brent invested $5607 in an account at 2% compounded weekly. Calculate the total investment after 7 years. Please show me the steps. I tried using this formula but it did not work. A=P(1+r/n)^6x1
December 16, 2014

Criminology
According to proponents of capital punishment, which of the following is a true statement? A. Capital punishment deters crime. B. Capital punishment is less expensive than imprisonment. C. Capital punishment is widely accepted in the international community. D. All of the ...
December 13, 2014

Art History
According to Robert Venturi, what is wrong with the International Style of architecture? A. It is too heterogeneous. B. It is too complex. C. It is too contradictory. D. It is too inflexible. My textbook says is A, B, and C. So I am totally confused
November 29, 2014

MAT201-Basic Statistics
A dealership sold 15 cars last month. The purchase price of the cars, rounded to the nearest thousand, is represented in the table Purchase Price/# of cars sold $15,000 3 $20,000 4 $23,000 5 $25,000 2 $45,000 1 A.Find the mean and median B. Which measures best represents the ...
November 24, 2014

MAT201 Basic Statistics
A dealership sold 15 cars last month. The purchase price of the cars, rounded to the nearest thousand, is represented in the table Purchase Price/# of cars sold $15,000
November 24, 2014

Art History
Which of the following is a specialist in ritual that opens the lines of communication between the supernatural and human worlds? A. Diviner B. Oba C. Iyoba D. Oni I think it's A.
November 23, 2014

Art History
Which is the inspiration for the Farnese ceiling? A. Michelangelo’s Sistine Ceiling B. Bernini’s Cornaro Chapel C. Gaulli’s frescoes in Il Gesu D. Mantegna’s Camera Picta I think it's A, but not certain
November 22, 2014

Art History
Thanks so much Ms. Sue
November 22, 2014

Art History
Where did Gothic Architecture begin? A. Île-de-France B. Burgundy C. Tuscany D. Southern England I am torn between A & B
November 22, 2014

Art History
In linear perspective, all parallel lines converge at a(n): A. orthogonal. B. vanishing point. C. horizon line. D. picture plane. OK, my textbook says it both A and C so I am totally confused.
November 22, 2014

Art History
An influence on the bowl with kufic border from Samarkand is: A. Chinese porcelain. B. Korean celadon. C. Greek pottery. D. Byzantine mosaic. I think it's D. Am I right?
November 16, 2014

Art History
Who ruled Byzantium in its first “golden age”? A. Constantine B. Charlemagne C. Justinian D. Muhammad II My text mentions but A and C, but I am leaning towards A.
November 16, 2014

Art History
In the Doric order, which of the following are alternating panels in the frieze, which are sometimes sculpted? A. Metopes B. Triglyphs C. Palmettes D. Volutes My textbook says it's A and B. So I am really confused on this one.
November 14, 2014

Art History
Which civilization had the most fortifications? A. Cycladic B. Minoan C. Mycenaean D. Harappan I think it's C.
November 14, 2014

American Constitutional Law
The Constitution may be amended by A. Congress proposing and the states ratifying an amendment. B. a majority vote in an election. C. the Constitutional Convention. D. Both A and C Is it D?
November 9, 2014

Art History
One fundamental change that marks the beginning of the Neolithic period is: A. year-found settlements. B. use of the bow and arrow. C. weaving D. use of stone tools I think it's A, but not sure.
November 8, 2014

Art History
The top rock on a dolmen is called the: A. bridge B. Henge C. Capstone D. Cairn I think it's C., but not sure
November 8, 2014

Art History
Which of the following best describes the meaning of "upper" Paleolithic? A. The earliest part B. The latest part C. From Northern Europe D. The highest elevation I think it's D., but not sure.
November 7, 2014

algebra help!
The Domain = all x values... so in a coordinated pairs above (x,y) the domain = {0,3,5,8} the Range would = all y values. The definition of a function is that a function is a correspondence between a first set, called the domain (x values), and a second set, called the range (...
November 6, 2014

American Experience since 1945
What do this sites of terrorist activities have in common? Why is there heavier terrorism activity in certain area of the world?
November 3, 2014

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
If you approach your investigative work with an attitude of eliminating potential writing problems as they arise, you will be able to: A. write a report that has no negative investigative information. B. complete investigative responsibilities by finding the truth through good...
November 2, 2014

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
When an investigator writes a conclusion in an investigative report based on his or her opinion, he or she is: A. properly writing conclusions based on personal experiences. B. allowing a conclusion to be inappropriately arrived at in lieu of a conclusion based on fact. C. ...
November 2, 2014

Criminal Justice/Writing Search Warrants
I took the quiz and got 100%. It was answer A. Thanks a lot.
November 1, 2014

Criminal Justice/Writing Search Warrants
When writing the description for the property you are going to search for, the description must be detailed: A. so the average person can distinguish among similar objects in the search. B. so that only the magistrate and investigator can discern the objects of the search. C. ...
November 1, 2014

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
What is a common mistake most investigators make in the interview? A. They do not give the interviewee enough time to answer a question before asking another one. B. They break for lunch too early. C. They let an interviewee talk without interruption, which takes too long. D. ...
November 1, 2014

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
If a Miranda admonishment is needed, the generally accepted method of giving it is to: A. recite the Miranda admonishment from memory. B. give the interviewee a printed Miranda admonishment to read. C. ask the interviewee if he or she already knows the Miranda admonishment and...
November 1, 2014

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
When a violent crime is committed, the investigating officer will attempt to determine the suspect's method of operation. This should be recorded in which face sheet section? A. M.O., or modus operandi B. M.E., or method of entry C. Method of escape D. Victim selection I ...
November 1, 2014

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
When a number of different witnesses provide descriptions of the suspect, it is considered: A. acceptable for speed and brevity to combine multiple descriptions into a composite description. B. good investigative tactics to combine multiple descriptions into a composite ...
October 25, 2014

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
Thanks for your help. It was Passive. I took the quiz and got 100%!!!
October 25, 2014

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
They don't say who did the actual mailing. So then it's passive?
October 25, 2014

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
I am so bad when it comes to verbs and such. But from what you wrote is the answer A?
October 25, 2014

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
In the sentence, “The report was mailed to the officer,” the writer is using: A. the active voice. B. the passive voice. C. chronological order. D. first person. I am confused between A & B
October 25, 2014

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
A criminal investigation cannot begin until one of three things is present; these include all of the following EXCEPT: A. a crime must have occurred. B. there must be a reasonable certainty that a crime has occurred. C. the investigator must be reasonably sure a crime is going...
October 19, 2014

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
After a criminal investigator arrives on the scene of a crime, his or her first priority is: A. arresting the guilty party. B. life safety and assisting victims in need of aid. C. collecting evidence and taking photographs. D. interviewing witnesses. I am torn between answers ...
October 19, 2014

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
My text mentioned both of the choices I am torn between.
October 18, 2014

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
Which of the following is one of the reasons the Uniform Crime Reporting Program __________ in 1982? A. was renamed the Summary Data Reporting System B. discontinued collecting and tracking statistics C. was revised D. broke ties with the FBI I am torn between A & C.
October 18, 2014

Physics
A 0.300-kg ice puck, moving east with a speed of 5.86m/s , has a head-on collision with a 0.990-kg puck initially at rest. Assume that the collision is perfectly elastic. What is the speed of the 0.300-kg puck after the collision? What ise the speed of the 0.990-kg puck after ...
October 10, 2014

Pre-Calc
Find (f/g)(x) for f(x)=1/x and g(x)=x^3. Show all work and state the domain of (f/g)(x).
October 5, 2014

Criminal Justice/Juvenile Delinquency
UCR data consistently indicate that males account for about _________ of juvenile violent crime. a. 55% b. 80% c. 68% d. 90%
October 1, 2014

Physics
Consider a map oriented so that the x-axis runs east-west (with east being the "positive" direction) and y runs north-south (with north "positive"). A person drives 23 km to the north, turns and drives 76 km to the east, and then turns north and drives for ...
September 11, 2014

Physics
Consider a map oriented so that the x axis runs east–west (with east being the "positive" direction) and y runs north–south (with north "positive"). A person drives 14 km to the west, then turns and drives 44 km to the south. Find the magnitude ...
September 11, 2014

American Constitution Law
Please help with this Law question: If a criminal defendant goes to trial but the case ends with a hung jury, can the government retry the defendant on the same charges? Why or why not? A. No. The double jeopardy clause prohibits it. B. No. The double jeopardy and due process ...
September 6, 2014

Amrican Constitutional Law
Police obtain a search warrant for Mary's house to search for cocaine. While executing the search warrant, the police look in a closet and find a sawed-off shotgun. The gun will be: A. admissible if it was immediately apparent as contraband. B. admissible only if the ...
September 6, 2014

PRE CALC
CASHIER HAS A TOTAL OF 39 BILLS CONSISTING OF ONES, FIVES, AND TWENTIES. THE NUMBER OF TWENTIES IS 16 LESS THAN THE NUMBER OF ONES. THE TOTAL VALUE IS $208. HOW MANY OF EACH DENOMINATION IS THERE.
August 31, 2014

American Constitutional Law
Is the federal government obligated to avoid denying persons the equal protection of the law? Why or why not? A. No, because the equal protection clause only applies to the states. B. Yes, because it's the right thing to do. C. No, because the federal government does not ...
August 31, 2014

American Constitutional Law
Which justice wrote the dissenting opinion in both the Civil Rights Cases (1883) and Plessy v. Ferguson? A. Roger Taney B. John Harlan C. John Marshall D. William Rehnquist OK, my book says John Marshall Harlan. So I am really confused on this one.
August 31, 2014

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