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Posts by brandon


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society
Ms. Sue: Did you just imply what I think you were implying? Never mind that I am a former homeschooler who is now doing fine for himself. Unless a heaven on earth utopian scenario becomes reality, there will be always be some people who find themselves unable to get along with...
October 24, 2008

health
SraJMcgin is on the right track, but different anatomy/physiology textbooks label the different body systems in different ways. The biologist in me would say either skeletal system or musculoskeletal system.
October 23, 2008

social studies
which of the four oceans does not touch the continent of north america
October 22, 2008

Greek Mythology
He was the father of Polyphemus, the cyclops from the Odyssey by Homer. His dominion also included earthquakes.
October 20, 2008

history
The legal world of governement (or "the state") and economics often overlap, however.
October 19, 2008

English Essay Thesis
Instead of one long sentence, there is no rule that says a thesis statement can not consist of two sentenes.
October 19, 2008

Philosophy
Do not forget about Jeremy Bentham, Joe. One can take entire courses about this, Sara.
October 19, 2008

broken arrow
Algebraically solve as one would with an equation of two variables. Solve for y in terms of x or solve for x in terms of y. Isolate according to which of the two procedures comes out most cleanly. Plug the expression back in and you can solve the equation thusly by ...
October 18, 2008

philosophy
This is like logical or critical reasoning, so let us conduct ourselves rationally. A deductive(or valid) argument is one which the conclusion absolutely has to be true given the premises. An inductive argument in one in which the concusion is more likely than not to be ...
October 17, 2008

anatomy and physiology
Dr. Mehmet Oz showed an Omentum sample on the Oprah Winfrey show once.
October 16, 2008

Physics
A rescue helicopter lifts a 65 kg person straight up by means of a cable. The person has an upward acceleration of 0.70 m/s2 and is lifted from rest through a distance of 13 m. (a) What is the tension in the cable? N (b) How much work is done by the tension in the cable? J (c...
October 15, 2008

Physics
A rescue helicopter lifts a 65 kg person straight up by means of a cable. The person has an upward acceleration of 0.70 m/s2 and is lifted from rest through a distance of 13 m. (a) What is the tension in the cable? N (b) How much work is done by the tension in the cable? J (c...
October 14, 2008

Physics
I continue to plug in 1.855 x 10^12 as the answer into my online hw and it rejected the answer. Is that correct?
October 14, 2008

Physics
A 5.0 104 kg space probe is traveling at a speed of 11000 m/s through deep space. Retrorockets are fired along the line of motion to reduce the probe's speed. The retrorockets generate a force of 4.5 105 N over a distance of 2600 km. What is the final speed of the probe?
October 14, 2008

Physics
thank you bob.
October 14, 2008

Physics
A 54 kg box is being pushed a distance of 7.0 m across the floor by a force P whose magnitude is 153 N. The force P is parallel to the displacement of the box. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.25. Determine the work done on the box by FRICTIONAL FORCE.
October 14, 2008

Physics
thats applied force. looking for work done on the box by frictional force?
October 14, 2008

Physics
A 54 kg box is being pushed a distance of 7.0 m across the floor by a force P whose magnitude is 153 N. The force P is parallel to the displacement of the box. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.25. Determine the work done on the box by frictonal force.
October 14, 2008

Statistics
A box contains five red, three blue, and two white poker chips. Two are selected without replacement. For example, BR is a possible outcome representing the first is blue and the second is a red. BR and RB are different outcomes. a. list the sample space. b. find the ...
October 14, 2008

law
Get your physical condition checked out by a medical professional.
October 13, 2008

Physics
A 54 kg box is being pushed a distance of 7.0 m across the floor by a force P whose magnitude is 153 N. The force P is parallel to the displacement of the box. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.25. Determine the work done on the box by each of the four forces that act ...
October 13, 2008

Physics
A 0.077 kg arrow is fired horizontally. The bowstring exerts an average force of 80 N on the arrow over a distance of 0.80 m. With what speed does the arrow leave the bow?
October 13, 2008

Latin America
Was there some sign of discourtesy that you detected there? I was merely saying what would not be helpful to me based on what I have seen on this site before. How does that show a lack of courtesy?
October 6, 2008

Latin America
Would anyone out there know any particularly useful places (translation: please do not merely give me a remedial tutorial about how one conducts research)to go in which to look for people that are viewed as heroes by the indigenous (native) peoples of Latin America?
October 6, 2008

paging Writeacher
I actually would like to voice a concern (or rather complaint) regarding your contribution to the english-chariots of fire movie discussion thread that was originally started by Martha. I would like to continue that conversation. with you. Please refer to those entries for my ...
October 5, 2008

ATTN bobpursley
On Thursday October the Second, you gave a reply to "martha" regarding the movie chariots of fire. I have posted a response there of my own because I feel that your feedback was misguided. Could you please read my message and then get back to me?
October 4, 2008

books
In what sense is Oedipus, through a king, also an "everyman" figure? How might the play of 'Oedipus Rex' be said to explore something fundamental about the limitations involved in being human?
October 4, 2008

english-chariots of fire movie
Excuse me (or rather excuse you), Writeacher. The English teacher that I refered to above was not merely "taking up space." As a matter of fact, she was one of the best instructors that I have ever had in my academic career. I do not appreciate what you are implying ...
October 2, 2008

english-chariots of fire movie
My junior year Lit and Lang teacher back in HS admitted that she had seen a movie that was better than the book it was based on. She told us that the print version of The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper was unbearable or some other such adjective as that. I ...
October 2, 2008

social studies
How are government representatives elected in the United States?
October 2, 2008

Health
That is not being rude. That is being frank, blunt, direct, honest, and sincere.
October 2, 2008

history test next period
You should have begun preparing long before now.
October 2, 2008

Critical Thinking
You are aware of what "inductively strong" means, correct?!
September 29, 2008

Critical Thinking
An equivalent way of saying deductive is valid.
September 29, 2008

Latin America
I was looking for more specific advice than that, but okay I will take that route. Thank you anyway.
September 27, 2008

Latin America
I am going to "buckle down" and get started on my oral presentation for my Culture and Civilization of Latin America course. My assigned person is Simón Bolívar. Do you have any specific suggestions as to where I could find information (in English at ...
September 27, 2008

history
Was she really "better than all other women suffargists of her time"? That is merely a personal belief, but I suppose you could use evidence to support that opinion. However, the facts might not absolutely prove that she was "the best."
September 27, 2008

claire
Isn't cumpleaños a singular noun (Mi cumpleaños es . . .)
September 27, 2008

Spanish
Brady: What type of learning disability do you have? Regardless of that, keep on trying! You will inspire others every time you succeed!
September 26, 2008

ALGEBRA -- long division
Just do long division like you would for anything else. Look at the remainder in the quotient after you divide the divisor into the dividend.
September 25, 2008

essay
Does republican democracy still work if it is forced?! Should not the right to refuse to do something be a free choice as well so long as it does infringe on the liberties of others?!
September 25, 2008

Presidents!!!!
If you look at the date of inaguration, then it would be TR. If you use the date of election, it would be JFK. Look carefully!
September 23, 2008

government
The answer is B.
September 23, 2008

Presidents!!!!
I believe it was the seventh.
September 23, 2008

Presidents!
I was not aware of the refusal to take the Oath of Office on a Bible.
September 23, 2008

Spanish
The present tense of the indicative mood would be: yo sugiero, tú sugieres, él/ella/Ud. sugiere, nosotros(as) sugerimos withou an e to ie stem change, and ellos(as)/Uds. sugieren. For the subjunctive mood it would be: yo sugiera, tú sugieras, él/...
September 23, 2008

Spanish
I do not enter the accent marks by hand and I am a student! What do you mean exactly mean by many?
September 22, 2008

Calculus
Paging a math expert! Would some math expert come in please?!
September 22, 2008

Anatomy and Physiology
Paging a biology and/or life sciences and/or health expert! Could someone come in please?!
September 21, 2008

college algebra
h(x)=3x^2+5x-3 What are you supposed to do exactly? Do you have instructions as to what you are supposed to do?
September 20, 2008

Chemistry
.45 moles
September 18, 2008

chemistry/math
have u heard of the 7 steps its 640000000milli
September 17, 2008

Ecology
does the DDT spread so it gets to the animals body
September 17, 2008

Physics for bobpursley
ohhhhhhhhhhh i get it now thanks
September 17, 2008

Physics to bobursley
please can u answer me i am stressing out
September 17, 2008

Physics
As a traffic light turns green, a waiting car starts with a constant acceleration of 6.0 m/second squared. At the instant the car begins to accelerate, a truck with the constant velocity of 21 m/ second squared passes in the next lane. HINT:Set the 2 distance equations equal ...
September 17, 2008

5th grade
yes itll be 42 and 49 and the sum is 91
September 16, 2008

health
How is C correct, Ms. Sue? I have never heard of a connection between sugar consumption and blood pressure? I have never heard of a relationship between sugar intake and ulecer development either, but you did not supply that one as a correct answer. Choice A made sense to me ...
September 16, 2008

history HHHEEELLLPPP!!!
Do you mean immediately after the Civil War?!
September 11, 2008

criminal justice
If I may so, I would advise not falling in to the idea that mass media compels people to commit crimes. Individual people should be held responsible for the individual consequences of their own individual actions. Sorry to have to say this, but I do not believe that people ...
September 11, 2008

critical thinking
Logicians might call this an inductively reasoned argument. More likely than not (although not certainly), the conclusion will hold true given the premises.
September 11, 2008

MISSIONS
Do also keep in mind that some audiences are naturally going to be closed minded toward your preaching. If I am not mistaken, in Saudi Arabaia it is a crime punishable by death to spread a religon other than Islam.
September 11, 2008

Writing
I have heard that a paragraph is generally five to six sentences in length but can extend up to seven.
September 11, 2008

Critical Thinking
This articles contains examples of why I do not use Wikipedia.
September 10, 2008

MICRO
polymerase chain reaction.
September 10, 2008

religions of the world
This body of thought had an enormous impact on the continent of Asia. Relgious forces have always shaped many different fields of study.
September 9, 2008

7th grade math
what is the area of a square with a base of 6m?
September 9, 2008

math
what is the area of a square that's base is 6m?
September 9, 2008

Piecewise function
Coming up with these is difficult, but working with these is not. Do you know what the domain and the range are, for starters? Have you ever seen this notation before? I have never seen the word united in this sense before. Do you know how to determine when a function is ...
September 9, 2008

global strategic management
Is there someone with this sort of specialized knowledge in the house?
September 9, 2008

6th grade
What was a mansion like in the 80's
September 8, 2008

science
what was a mansion like in the 80's
September 8, 2008

Spanish
Who made your bed this morning?
September 8, 2008

Mason
4x^2=20 x^2=5 x= either the positive or negative square root of 5.
September 7, 2008

Writeteacher/journal
The Fourth Amendment offers protection against unlawful searches and seizures. Think of court ordered search warrants based on probable cause.
September 6, 2008

Spanish
The first one is false because turning in your work on time is encouraged not prohibitted. The second one is true because if there are only thirty desks for thirty-one students then somebody will be without a seat unless someone else brings in an extra chair.
September 6, 2008

spanish
See my post above. I am not typing out the exact same message twice.
September 6, 2008

Criminal law
It might be useful to compare and contrast criminal law versus civil law.
September 6, 2008

spanish
Tito gave the literal translation for the word time.
September 4, 2008

health
Physical and social are two components within the notion of overall health and wellness. The third piece is mental.
September 3, 2008

11th grade (World History)
Look on a map of Mexico and its surrounding areas. I believe that was an old Mayan city.
September 2, 2008

Linear Relationships
The area of a rectangle is found by multiplying its length times its width.
September 2, 2008

6th grade
I would like to knoe if sitting bull is a proper noun or a common noun please help.
August 26, 2008

Natural Numbers
Aren't natural numbers also known as counting numbers?
August 24, 2008

american government
Although our government could be considered a part of the social contract political theory, I would be inclined to agree.
August 24, 2008

debate
My old high school social studies teacher referred to this discrepancy as grades versus knowledge.
August 23, 2008

Critical Thinking
Looking up the two words in a dictionary would be a good idea . . .
August 22, 2008

Math (polynomials)
I followed the link you gave and clicked on their method for solving these that is located on the very bottom of the page. Boy, that is an arduous process! I forgot about clearing decimals and setting one side of the equation to zero. Talk about obvious oversights on my part! ...
August 20, 2008

Math (polynomials)
Do you know how to do synthetic or long division of polynomials? The basic idea is that you can find zeroes which would tell you where the x intercepts of the graph are. Trust me this far: Always put the right side of the equals sign in descending order of exponents (cubed ...
August 20, 2008

Math (polynomials)
1) is an example of a quadratic equation in standard form. One could factor, complete the square, or use the quadratic formula. It would be messy, however. 2) Do you have access to a graphing calculator? Are you expected to do this one by hand? What math class are these for?
August 20, 2008

Study Vocabulary
One of favorite professor's suggestions was to somehow find a way to meaningfully and personally connect a new word to yourself. Invest in a good dictionary and thesaurus. Learn how to use context clues to figure out unfamiliar terms before resorting to a dictionary, ...
August 20, 2008

when does school start again?
I start this Monday. When would some of you out there prefer to go back to class if you were given the option?
August 20, 2008

Algebra 3 check only
My high school offered Algebra III as well.
August 19, 2008

Math
I'not sure.
August 19, 2008

Math
What number is 900 more than the greatest possible 4-digit even number that can be made using the digits 1, 4, 2, and 5?
August 19, 2008

really quick question
Hint: Unreal numbers are called imaginary numbers
August 19, 2008

spanish
Such a broad question! Could you please be a little more specific so that I can better focus while I assist you?
August 14, 2008

Calculus
That assortment could include notations such as set builder and interval.
August 13, 2008

Critical Thinking
Another word for valid is deductive. Technically, they are close in meaning. However, they are not interchangable. Deductive (or valid)refers to how the conclusion must absolutely follow given the premises. Sound means that the premises and the conclusion are all actually true...
August 12, 2008

cultural diversity
"Black-white interracial marriage has soared- after anti-miscegenation laws were struck down by the Supreme Court in 1967- from 65,000 in 1970 to 422,000 in 2005." If you would like to know from where I pulled this quotation, then I will gladly tell you.
August 9, 2008

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