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Language arts
1. go to www.google.com 2. enter define: acceleration Let us know what you decide.
March 8, 2016

Social Studies
Lincoln's wife's family owned slaves, but I don't remember learning that Lincoln himself did. Read lots! http://www.google.com/search?q=did+lincoln+own+slaves&oq=did+lincoln+own+slaves&aqs=chrome..69i57.5223j0j9&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=122&ie=UTF-8
March 8, 2016

identity theft
Thieves can go through your trash, you know. What gets rid of the readable data better than throwing it away?
March 8, 2016

English -- ?
What are the directions you've been given? This makes no sense as it is.
March 8, 2016

URGENT LANGUAGE
You're welcome.
March 8, 2016

URGENT LANGUAGE
Exactly, yes. I know, from listening to my grandkids, that the word "literal" or "literally" is often used incorrectly.
March 8, 2016

URGENT LANGUAGE
Oh, I'm not mad. Just making sure you are clear on the definitions of the words in the question. LITERAL, right? Where in that whole poem does it mention President Lincoln's name or the Emancipation Proclamation by name? Of those four choices, which ONE is literally a ...
March 8, 2016

URGENT LANGUAGE
For #2: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/literal and http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/figurative (See definition 2.a.) For #4: This is why I dislike test questions on poetry. Each person is expected to interpret it for him/herself. You can stick with your ...
March 8, 2016

URGENT LANGUAGE
2. no 3. yes 4. I think there's a better one. 5. yes
March 8, 2016

DO NOT post multiple times
Be sure you pay attention to ALL the directions on the Post a New Question screen BEFORE you hit that Submit button -- especially this direction: Please be patient. All tutors are volunteers, and sometimes a tutor is not immediately available. Please be patient while waiting ...
March 8, 2016

Language Arts
*most students*
March 8, 2016

Language Arts
Yes, B. The reason most student miss this one is because it sounds so stilted and "off" when you read it. But it's grammatically correct, AND it's the only one in which there's a predicate PRONOUN.
March 8, 2016

Language Arts
For #17 -- you're still not recognizing PRONOUNS. Did you look at the pronouns part of the chart here: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/cases.htm ??
March 8, 2016

Language Arts
OK, now -- you tell me what you think about each of the choices in #17. Remember: you're looking for a PRONOUN that's being used like a predicate noun. It'll be in the subject (nominative) case. 17. Which of the following sentences includes a predicate pronoun? ...
March 8, 2016

Language Arts
#5 is C, yes. ---------------- Just this once, I'll take 'em apart for you! #18 What costume should I wear to the party tonight? "I" is the pronoun, but it's not in objective case. Maybe Martha will loan me something. "me" is the pronoun, and it...
March 8, 2016

Language Arts
#17 -- "a predicate pronoun" This means using a PRONOUN in the same way predicate nouns are used. Your choices have no pronouns in them. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/objects.htm#predicate #18 -- "a pronoun in the objective case" I take it you are ...
March 8, 2016

English
You're welcome. =)
March 8, 2016

English
Exactly.
March 8, 2016

English
Read carefully and re-think: Amendment I Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the ...
March 8, 2016

English
And you think it's ... ?
March 8, 2016

Language Arts
10 -- ?? 11 -- yes 12 -- yes 13 -- Not sure. "ocean" is not stated in that stanza, but the rest of this choice is closer (for a paraphrase) than any of the other choices. 16 -- yes
March 8, 2016

English
There are four words in the feeling pouch. You have to find one word which doesn't belong to this feeling category. Music doesn't belong to the feeling category, so take 'music' from this pouch and move it to the subject pouch. There is a blank in this pouch. ...
March 8, 2016

X - English Grammer
Simply add the second adverb to the first sentence with 'and' as the conjunction. Tara types quickly and correctly.
March 8, 2016

English
All your sentences in the second set are correct. And, yes, the meaning shifted a bit in the last two. =)
March 8, 2016

English
All sentences are correct, once you correct the spelling of Korean #4. # 2 is more specific than # 1. As it is, #1 could mean to read it in English and translate it into any other. #2 specifically says to translate it into Korean. This could be a simpler replacement for #4: ...
March 8, 2016

English
Using possessives when using other constructions often lead to awkward sentences. In your revision of #4, to be absolutely complete, it would need to read like this: The first class was my homeroom teacher's, Mr. Jang's, class. <~~too awkward with TWO possessives ...
March 7, 2016

English
Yes, but it would be smoother to say, "He didn't go there either."
March 7, 2016

Language Arts
You're welcome.
March 7, 2016

Language Arts
I agree with both your answers.
March 7, 2016

technical writing
http://www.ipl.org/div/aplus/ Use the Step by Step link toward the right.
March 7, 2016

American Lit
This looks like a test ... and you have indicated nothing of your own thinking here. =(
March 7, 2016

Civics
That's your assignment, which no one here will do for you. Do you have questions about your assignment?
March 7, 2016

Language Arts
Treading on thin ice, here ... careful!
March 7, 2016

Africa
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2a/Africa_Koppen_Map.png
March 7, 2016

Africa
Which climate? Africa is an entire continent, not one country. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2a/Africa_Koppen_Map.png
March 7, 2016

Wow!
Sam = Glidden = Catherine Identity crisis big-time!!
March 7, 2016

Language Arts
That's your assignment. What don't you understand about your assignment?
March 7, 2016

Social Studies
I agree.
March 7, 2016

Social Studies
http://www.google.com/search?q=the+progressive+movement&oq=the+progressive+movement&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i64j69i61.2224j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8 Let us know what you decide.
March 7, 2016

Language Arts
correct
March 7, 2016

English
Here are corrections for 2 - 6. 2.The first class was my homeroom class with Mr. Jang. 3. The first class was that of my homeroom teacher, Mr. Jang. 4. The first class was my homeroom teacher, Mr. Jang's. [can't be corrected because this is saying the class was the ...
March 7, 2016

English
In phrasing, 1, 5, and 6 are correct, but 5 and 6 are missing a comma each. The others are incorrect or phrased awkwardly, mainly because of the use of the possessive.
March 7, 2016

English
Both 1 and 2 can be used. Yes, a buddy is usually male, but not exclusively.
March 7, 2016

la = Language Arts?
17 - correct 16 - correct 15 - correct 11 - correct, but needs correct capitalization and punctuation 10 - I guess it's correct, but with all the typos, it's hard to tell. 3 - either a or c (hard to tell) 2 - species of tree is correct; not sure of the other Be sure ...
March 6, 2016

English
All four are grammatically correct, but using "won" and not using "the" are smoother, more commonly used expressions, I think.
March 6, 2016

Language Arts
Which lines contain metaphors and which lines contain actual description? ------------------ "President Lincoln’s Declaration of Emancipation, January 1, 1863" by Frances E. W. Harper 1 It shall flash through coming ages, 2 It shall light the distant years; 3 ...
March 6, 2016

To Clary
Get to a doctor. You are asking for medical advice, which we won't give here.
March 6, 2016

College history
"are often learned" (not studied) Actually, it all starts before a child even enters school, but is reinforced early. What will you choose?
March 5, 2016

College history
Oh, my goodness! What happens in high school? In middle school? In elementary school, too?
March 5, 2016

History
Tabloids!! Well, the different things (stories?) in tabloids, anyway!
March 5, 2016

good mornin i need some help on Texas history
Hint: Any question or statement that uses any of these words is almost always false: always never all none (and other similar all-or-nothing terms)
March 5, 2016

good mornin i need some help on Texas history
I have no idea, but you, too, can use http://www.google.com or http://www.bing.com and search and read. Use these search terms: pollution in houston ship channel no oxygen in water houston ship channel
March 5, 2016

good mornin i need some help on Texas history
1. correct http://www.thehoustonlawyer.com/aa_jan08/page38.htm 2. Read, read, read: http://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=tx+schools+after+brown+v.+board+of+education
March 5, 2016

LA
You have the right idea, but the examples in your paragraph need to come from the poem, not from anywhere else.
March 5, 2016

LA
If I'm here, yes. If not, there'll surely be another English tutor who can. =)
March 5, 2016

LA
Here's a way to remember the difference between denotation (literal meaning) and connotation (figurative meaning) of words: http://aaronwoodwardsblog.weebly.com/uploads/1/6/0/2/16021476/4557971_orig.jpg You might start out by identifying what "It" is in this ...
March 5, 2016

LA
Keep in mind that no one will do your work for you, but if you state what you don't understand, there's a good chance someone can give you an explanation that will allow you to do your own work.
March 5, 2016

maths
Then go to http://gb.uk.com/ and search for the following gcse mathematics
March 5, 2016

maths
http://www.aaamath.com/ Use the links in the list at the left to find specific subjects or sub-topics you need help with. http://www.mathisfun.com/ http://www.purplemath.com/ Use the links in the list at the right... http://www.khanacademy.org/ Click on Subjects at the top, ...
March 5, 2016

english
What sentence? Keep in mind that no one will do your work for you, but if you state what you don't understand, there's a good chance someone can give you an explanation that will allow you to finish your own work.
March 5, 2016

School subject mathe
22x
March 5, 2016

English
"in my class" is a prepositional phrase: in = preposition my = possessive pronoun (modifying "class") class = noun, object of the preposition "in" In both sentences, the phrase modifies "anyone."
March 5, 2016

maths
1/3 x 3 = ?
March 5, 2016

English
You let us know what YOU THINK belongs in each blank, and someone here will let you know if you're correct.
March 5, 2016

English
The word "same" can be either an adjective or a pronoun, depending on how it's being used. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/same?s=t In this sentence, it's being used as a pronoun.
March 5, 2016

Math
6 + 8 = ?
March 5, 2016

LA
1 and 2 are wrong. 5 is correct. I don't understand what 4 is asking. For 6, use websites like this to look up and define the literary terms used in the directions: http://literary-devices.com/ You should also use a good dictionary to make sure you understand every single ...
March 4, 2016

LA
Have you gone through the Related Questions below?
March 4, 2016

Health
You're welcome.
March 4, 2016

Health
Both are right.
March 4, 2016

Identity crisis?
Wow! I haven't seen an identity crisis like this in quite a while!! Anonymous Dr. Lexi Crystal Pablo Maddie Plus ... both Steve and Reiny already answered you on this: http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1457118310
March 4, 2016

LA
Have you read them???
March 4, 2016

LA
http://patayon.blogspot.com/2012/11/concrete-mixers-by-patricia-hubbell.html and http://patayon.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-city-is-so-big-by-richard-garcia.html Go for it!
March 4, 2016

Socials-writeacher
I doubt that the king would do anything to eliminate his own power! Dividing the nobles' power would definitely give those nobles some anxiety, wouldn't you say? And yes, not much would change for the common (ordinary) people.
March 4, 2016

History
"Dr. Lexi" -- doctor of what?? Or is this a pretense of some kind?
March 4, 2016

english
Nope. Have you?
March 4, 2016

Socials
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/resources/magna-carta/summons-to-the-parliament-1265/ Be sure to read the transcript. Pay attention to this: "This document was sent out to the counties of England, asking men to come to Parliament who were not as high ranking ...
March 4, 2016

Art World Culture
Right.
March 4, 2016

introduction to oorganisational psychology
Again, are you expecting someone here to do your entire assignment for you? Or do you have questions about your assignment?
March 4, 2016

psychology <~~note the spelling
You haven't written a complete sentence or question. Are you expecting someone here to do your entire assignment for you? Or do you have questions about your assignment?
March 4, 2016

English
Yes, B! You're welcome.
March 4, 2016

English
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Check out #4 here. Let me know what you decide.
March 4, 2016

World Geography
What is "the region"?
March 4, 2016

English
You're welcome.
March 4, 2016

English
I agree. http://literary-devices.com/content/personification
March 4, 2016

Language Arts :o)
You must take it in context. I hope you have read the entire poem, not just trying to guess about these two lines in the middle of the whole thing! ... A hurry of hoofs in a village street, A shape in the moonlight, a bulk in the dark, And beneath, from the pebbles, in passing...
March 4, 2016

Language Arts :o)
No. This is a metaphor, not to be taken literally.
March 4, 2016

English
Yes, your sentences and question are correct. These are also possible, depending on what you mean: What class are you taking? I'm taking World History 1. I'm in math class each afternoon. What class are you in right now? I'm in math. I'm in English class. What ...
March 4, 2016

???
This school? http://www.southafricanschools.net/school.php?q=PHAPHAMA%20 You'll need to contact someone at the school to find out.
March 4, 2016

Language Arts
Answers c and c are both correct.
March 3, 2016

Language Arts
"couldn't hardly" Either get rid of "n't" or get rid of "hardly."
March 3, 2016

geography
You could have figured this out quickly and easily by going to www.google.com and entering Bourbon Triumvirate http://www.google.com/search?q=Bourbon+Triumvirate&oq=Bourbon+Triumvirate&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i61.1634j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=122&ie=UTF-8
March 3, 2016

Social Studies
http://www.google.com/search?q=Corn+cultivations+allow+the+Maya+civilization&oq=Corn+cultivations+allow+the+Maya+civilization&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i61.1632j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=122&ie=UTF-8 Read LOTS and let us know what you decide.
March 3, 2016

L.A PLEASE HELP
Yes, A.
March 3, 2016

L.A PLEASE HELP
No. Do you understand what "negative connotation" means? http://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/e7/7f/51/e77f51549c9c0edac44bafda68113417.jpg
March 3, 2016

L.A PLEASE HELP
http://www.dictionary.com Which do you think? A or B?
March 3, 2016

English
I have a friend who brings sandwiches to campus each day.
March 3, 2016

Math measurement
A = π(r^2) You know that the diameter is 5 meters, so what is the radius? Do you know what π (pi) is? Follow the formula, once you determine those two numbers.
March 3, 2016

Language Arts
C would be correct if "both" were omitted. All the other sentences have errors, too.
March 2, 2016

Language Arts
This particular line is in iambic tetrameter. That is there are four iambs in the line (eight syllables divided into four "feet" with each "foot" consisting of one unstressed and one stressed syllable, in that order). Shakespeare and others wrote much of ...
March 2, 2016

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