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Politics
http://archive.fairvote.org/?page=967 Read and count.
December 22, 2016

An aside!
http://mentalfloss.com/article/51362/4-changes-english-so-subtle-we-hardly-notice-theyre-happening?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Partner&utm_campaign=FBK This is an interesting article about the slow, long-term changes that have been taking place in English. You can be sure ...
December 22, 2016

English
1 and 2 -- Think about this: Do people (pilots or passengers) go inside an airplane or sit on top of it? Use "in," please!! 3. "in the air" is a prepositional phrase being used to tell WHERE, so the prepositional phrase is being used as an adverb, modifying...
December 22, 2016

English
There's no real difference in meaning between the two sentences, but you don't need "the" -- it's an extra word you can skip!
December 22, 2016

English
1 and 2 are fine. 3 and 4 are wordy; you don't need "the thing which" or "the things which" because "what's" takes care of that. Remember -- wordiness is not a good thing in English!
December 22, 2016

Science Chemistry
This is the same person who posted six or more in a big HOMEWORK DUMP yesterday, too. No thinking involved. Just posts and hopes someone will do his work for him. =(
December 22, 2016

Writing
I see you aren't paying attention to what Ms. Sue posted for you last night, either. How disappointing. =( http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1482373027
December 21, 2016

Writing
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1482369220 Pay attention, and get busy. You're wasting a lot of time posting the same thing on this website instead of getting started!
December 21, 2016

Writing
Are you getting ready to write a book? That topic is still WAY too broad for a research paper.
December 21, 2016

Writing
1. Scroll down on this webpage and click on MLA Works Cited: Electronic Sources -- then scroll down until you find the YouTube directions. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ 2. Racism is an enormous topic. The first thing you need to do is narrow that topic so ...
December 21, 2016

History PLEASE HELP
Ms. Sue already told you to read through the obvious Related Questions below. Once you do and you get a start on your essay, feel free to post it here if you want someone to critique your thinking and writing.
December 21, 2016

history
Be sure to read through Related Questions below.
December 21, 2016

Math
Unable to read directions?
December 21, 2016

spelling
Yes
December 21, 2016

spelling
And you think ... ?
December 21, 2016

HOMEWORK DUMP
How did you miss this part of the instructions BEFORE you hit the SUBMIT button ... SIX times?? Homework Posting Tips Please show your work. Tutors will not do your homework for you. Please show your work for any question that you are posting.
December 21, 2016

Bio
Since Jiskha doesn't have a biology expert at this time, please try posting your question at this site. http://www.biology-online.org/biology-forum/ In addition, be sure to make really good use of KhanAcademy! http://www.khanacademy.org/science/biology Choose from the ...
December 20, 2016

English
You can put "TV" right after "on" or not in that sentence. It'll make sense either way. It's a kind of slang, I guess, but people understand it!!
December 20, 2016

English
Present progressive form ends in -ing and has a helping verb (also called an auxiliary verb). Here are some examples: They are playing soccer. She is sewing a button on the shirt for her dad. We are going to be the latest ones at the party. Basically, present progressive is ...
December 20, 2016

geography
http://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&rlz=1C5CHFA_enUS705US707&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=glaciers and http://www.google.com/search?q=glaciers&rlz=1C5CHFA_enUS705US707&espv=2&biw=1437&bih=720&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjLis3_h4PRAhVnrVQKHeITAXMQ_AUIBigB
December 20, 2016

Common Sense
Of course.
December 19, 2016

English
You're welcome.
December 19, 2016

English
D is very wordy. Go for the concise! http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/concise.htm
December 19, 2016

Social studies
And you think ... ?
December 19, 2016

English
You're very welcome!
December 19, 2016

English
You're right. It's "drunk." The principal parts of the verb "to drink" are these: drink drinking drank drunk For the past tenses, "drank" is NOT to be used with any helping verbs; it's called the simple past for a reason. The form &...
December 19, 2016

ELA
If "kids" answer this, it'll be considered cheating, and the whole thread will be removed. Here at Jiskha, the purpose is for students to post their questions and then tutors will help them -- either by telling them if they are correct or not or (especially in ...
December 19, 2016

ELA
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plot_%28narrative%29#Freytag Read about Exposition here thoroughly ... then read it again and again until it's clear in your mind. Then ask yourself which of those actions happened at the VERY BEGINNING of the book?
December 19, 2016

HEEEELLLPPP FAST SS!
If people in an area have no problem feeding themselves and their children, they tend to stay put. If they're having trouble feeding themselves and their families, they tend to move on to better places. You can think of that in terms of individual families or whole groups ...
December 19, 2016

English
Read lots: http://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=how+to+write+poetry Here's an excellent website with links to define and give examples to all kinds of literary terms: http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/
December 19, 2016

English
Go to www.google.com and enter the title. Read, read, read. Then plan and write.
December 19, 2016

language arts
Ask yourself which of those 4 choices involves building by hands. You might come up with two choices, so ask yourself, "Which is the basic meaning?" Let us know what you decide.
December 19, 2016

Amerian government
Read through the different Related Questions below.
December 18, 2016

American History
Have you looked at it? What do those initials stand for, do you think? http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9c/Benjamin_Franklin_-_Join_or_Die.jpg&imgrefurl=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Join,_or_Die&h=2696&w=3740&tbnid=...
December 18, 2016

English
You're welcome.
December 18, 2016

English
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/45527 Yes, 5 ... although stanzas are usually regular in rhythm and number, still there are 5 breaks which divide this poem into stanzas.
December 18, 2016

American History
Here's a hint: Print out the webpage that Ms. Sue posted above and use a pencil to mark off the sections. The first two should be obvious -- Ms. Sue told you the words that begin each of those. The last three paragraphs make the 4th part. Draw a line above the first of ...
December 18, 2016

American History
No ... third is the list of grievances. Where does that start? And the fourth is comprised of the last 3 paragraphs. Do you see how these last paragraphs are different from the long list of grievances?
December 18, 2016

Grammar
I suggest these changes: Tim and Paul love to go to the pool. Their favorite thing to do is swim laps. Tim likes to do the backstroke. He collects all the posters of famous swimmers in his bedroom. He likes to do the breaststroke. He has collected many autographed pictures of ...
December 18, 2016

English
I've never heard that term, sorry. If there's only one "e" in there, though, here's a bunch of explanations to read and decide which one your teacher wants: http://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&rlz=1C5CHFA_enUS705US707&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8...
December 17, 2016

English
Joe is correct. You could write 2 and 3 as Wells' and Julius', but the pronunciation is as Joe wrote them.
December 17, 2016

Computer Science
What is open source software? | Opensource.com http://opensource.com/resources/what-open-source Open source commonly refers to software that uses an open development process and is licensed to include the source code. Find out what open source ... Open-source software - ...
December 17, 2016

English
http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/apostrophe.htm Read and understand ALL the explanations and examples on this page.
December 16, 2016

Probability and statistics
Read through the nearly identical posts linked in Related Questions below. I don't know if any were answered, but it's worth looking. And if you'd follow directions and put your SUBJECT in the SUBJECT box, that would really help.
December 16, 2016

Social Studies
http://www.dictionary.com/browse/consume?s=t Look at the 3rd definition here.
December 16, 2016

Social Studies
YW!
December 16, 2016

Social Studies
Then you need to go back and read your text or whatever you study from. There's no point in guessing at things you know nothing about. You can also read about him online. Go to www.google.com and type in president jimmy carter
December 16, 2016

Social Studies
And you think it's ... ?
December 16, 2016

Health
Just go to www.google.com and type in my plate definition
December 16, 2016

Health
Did you look at the images in that link I sent? Which are the largest parts of the "pie"?
December 16, 2016

Health
According to whom? http://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=my%20plate%20definition I listen to my doctor rather than pay attention to all this one-size-fits-all info. Between having to watch cholesterol and sugars, the MyPlate graph doesn&#...
December 16, 2016

Cheater!
Absolutely not! Follow the directions you've been given: 1. Write a sentence in which you state and explain your reading role. 2. Choose 2 or 3 ideas that would be interesting to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. 3. Write up an explanation for each of ...
December 16, 2016

American history
This article can be a springboard for finding additional information on "economic structure" for English colonizing: http://www.britannica.com/topic/East-India-Company Use Google to find similar articles re the other countries you named.
December 16, 2016

braindrain
Nonsense post by a bored person at 2:26 am??? Someone named "kelvin" needs to get some sleep!
December 16, 2016

Sociology
http://www.onelook.com/?w=heterogeneity&ls=a&loc=home_ac_heterogeneity http://www.onelook.com/?w=diversity&ls=a Read lots and think of examples from your studies and the world around you. If you need help organizing and writing a comparison/contrast paper, check here: http://...
December 16, 2016

Social Studies
You're welcome!
December 15, 2016

Social Studies
Yes.
December 15, 2016

Social Studies
... in mind ...
December 15, 2016

Social Studies
... and keep in mine this is a negative (backwards-phrasing) question. It's not asking what made Americans (and you need to think about Northerners AND Southerners here) live up to the Constitution. What is it really asking?
December 15, 2016

Social Studies
Look all those terms up!! http://www.google.com
December 15, 2016

English
Yes, 1 and 2 mean about the same. 3-5 mean that the original sentence was stated differently, such as ... He asked us, "Where do you live?" He asked him, "Where do you live?" He asked her, "Where do you live?" He asked them, "Where do you ...
December 15, 2016

English
1 and 3 are closest in meaning. 1 and 2 don't mean the same thing. Sentence 2 is written as a prediction or a command!
December 15, 2016

English
1 and 2 are the closest in meaning.
December 15, 2016

English
You're welcome.
December 15, 2016

English
Make sure each source is also fully listed on your Works Cited page. Follow the directions here: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/02/ Let us know if you have questions.
December 15, 2016

Social Studies
Wow! You have a lot of researching to do ... or perhaps a lot of reading and re-reading of your text. For researching all these topics, the research librarian in your school or public library will be your best source of information. Next best is learning how to research online...
December 15, 2016

English
"I would rather ... " "I had better ... " Those are the combinations to use.
December 15, 2016

English
These are all fine, yes. You can either use the base verb or the infinitive, although the infinitive form is a bit wordy. Most people don't use it in this expression.
December 15, 2016

Engish
6, 7, and 8 are very unconventional! Only 6 is one that might be used. 1-3 are all correct and refer to the past, yes. 4 and 5 have more of the sense of a present perfect (happened and still happening). These are pretty much interchangeable.
December 15, 2016

English
Both sentences are correct.
December 14, 2016

English
Technically, yes, the verb tenses are correct. You could also use "didn't like" if you wanted.
December 14, 2016

MATH FOR LIBERAL ARTS
http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=how+much+is+5.9%27+in+cm
December 14, 2016

English
Both 2 and 3 are correct, but with slightly different meanings. 2 seems to be asking about how she felt in the past (which may or may not apply to the present). 3 is asking how she feels about swimming now -- at this time in her life.
December 14, 2016

English
All are fine, yes.
December 14, 2016

social studies
Read lots: http://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&rlz=1C5CHFA_enUS705US707&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=jefferson%20hamilton%20feud%20caused
December 14, 2016

Health
You could also go to www.google.com and type in how do vegetarians get protein
December 14, 2016

Health
Surely, you're not supposed to learn these things from the air! What do you read and study from?
December 14, 2016

Health
No, not for protein. Go back and reread your text.
December 14, 2016

English help please
Choose one that's quite specific. If you choose one that's too broad, you'll have trouble writing it. Here is an idea for you: http://www.britannica.com/topic/Parsi
December 14, 2016

math -- incomplete
What following kitchen plan?
December 14, 2016

Math
3/5 = 0.6 So multiply -- 25*0.6=?? PS -- The word "of" in math vocabulary generally means you'll need to multiply to solve the problem.
December 14, 2016

English
All are grammatically correct and standard to use. (Spelling correction needed in #4. Do you see it?)
December 14, 2016

english
You will come to school. (The other is incorrect.)
December 14, 2016

English
Sentence 3 in each set is not normal idiomatic phrasing. Sentences 1 and 2 in each set are correct and normal idiomatic phrasing.
December 14, 2016

Spanish
No one will do it for you, but if you give these a try, our Spanish expert might be able to help.
December 13, 2016

Global History
This must be a research paper topic. Start your research at this website: http://scholar.google.com And here are some ideas for making your searches efficient: http://www.hackcollege.com/blog/2011/11/23/infographic-get-more-out-of-google.html Scroll down. Read carefully. ...
December 13, 2016

American Government
Answers to questions like these are undoubtedly in your text. Go back and read, read, read.
December 13, 2016

American Government
Answers to questions like these are undoubtedly in your text. Go back and read, read, read.
December 13, 2016

American Government
Answers to questions like these are undoubtedly in your text. Go back and read, read, read.
December 13, 2016

American Government
Answers to questions like these are undoubtedly in your text. Go back and read, read, read.
December 13, 2016

English
All are grammatically correct, but 2 and 3 don't mean the same thing as 1. Sentences 2 and 3 would be used VERY rarely because people usually grow plants that have multiple flowers on them.
December 13, 2016

English
2-2 is not correct. Grammatically, it's OK, but it doesn't make good sense. And yes, you're last sentence is right. Unless you go to a flower shop and buy only one gardenia or one orchid or one flower of any kind, you should use the plural form.
December 13, 2016

English
Morgan's feelings need to be hurt -- enough so that he/she stops posting wrong answers on other students' posts.
December 13, 2016

Social Studies 7th Grade
Your feelings need to be hurt -- enough so that you stop posting wrong answers on other students' posts.
December 13, 2016

Social Studies 7th Grade
I'll bet every source you consult has a different answer! http://www.quora.com/How-many-languages-are-there-in-India from http://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=how%20many%20languages%20in%20india
December 13, 2016

English!!
=)
December 13, 2016

Identity problem
nausicaa / gina 1. You're being impatient again ... this time posting under a different name. Develop patience, please. 2. You're assuming we've all read this. I, for one, have not.
December 13, 2016

IMPATIENT?
Why are you posting this again? When a tutor comes online who knows about this, he/she will answer.
December 13, 2016

Family Development
I think "impact" is being used here to mean "effect" or "result" or "influence." http://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/effect Read carefully; look up "result" and "influence" to get a more complete idea of these ...
December 13, 2016

English
Right. 1 and 2 are correct, but the others are not. 3 would be correct if you replace "that" with "in which" but 4 and 5 are simply run on sentences. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Run-on_sentence
December 13, 2016

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