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April 24, 2014

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English
I included a few more sentences I'm unsure of. The last refer to the UK in the 20s. 1) I subscribe ( subscribed?) to Sky to watch English channels. I'm disgusted with this soup. 2) I was disgusted by the news (not with the news?) of the Prime Minister having a relation...

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you very much in advance. 1)Each group has to interview an American host student for ten minutes and then report about him/her to the whole class (also: present him o her to the whole class). 2) First,build groups of five, six...

English
Can you please check these last questions. Thank you very much!! 1) What are the most dominant themes in Shakespeare’s Macbeth? 2) How does Shakespeare define True Love in his famous sonnet The Marriage of true Minds? 3) What do the three witches stand for and what prophe...

physics
if the maximum safe breaking acceleration of a navy fighter is 15m/s^2 and an aircraft carrier's deck is 100m long, with what maximum speed can a fighter safely land on the deck and still stop completely on the ship?

physics
a bullet was fired at a target 50m away with a muzzle velocity of 300m/s. if the barrel of the gun was horizontal, how far below the level of the gun did the bullet strike th target?

English
I left out these last three sentences. I hope you can have a look at them, too. 1) I think you should tell Paul's parents that he steals things. You should talk to him before reporting him to the police. 2) I think you should wait till your birthday or Christmas and then a...

English
Thank you very much. I forgot to include the following sentences. 1) Refer to situations in which robotic planes have proved to be useful. 2) Which scientific methods does forensic science adopt to catch potential criminals? 3) What/Which skills are forensic artists required t...

REBUS PUZZLES
Through thick and thin

English
I included the five sentences I was most unsure of. Thank you for helping me. It's really urgent. 1) I was very proud of myself when I won a (the) regional roller-skating competition in 1998. (when I scored 4 goals one after the other/when I headed the ball in four time du...

biology
Sex is not always a fixed characteristic of an organism. There are a variety of sex switching organisms as well as hermaphrodites who act as either male or female depending on the circumstances. How can we understand the behavior surrounding these strategies?

biology
In a species, there are usually equal numbers of males and females and occasionally not. Furthermore, parents bias investment to male or female offspring. Discuss the relation of these phenomena.

biology
The ability of a forager to find food is often related to the ability of the forager to make decisions in the face of imperfect information about its environment. Discuss the effect that imperfect information has on foraging decisions.

English
I forgot to include the following sentences.Thank you very much. Sentence number 6 is very long because I included different possible alternatives. 1) I think you should tell Paul's parents that he steals things. You should talk to him before reporting him to the police. 2...

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you. I'm unsure about using phrasal verbs in a context. 1) She is thinking of dropping out of school. She doesn't know if she'll be able to deal with her problem by herself. 2)She doesn't like talking through h...

English
Can you please check if everything is correct? I included two paragraphs on the history of Ireland. Thank you. 1) The rebels occupied Dublin's key buildings and for some days had control of the city. The revolt, however, was put down by the British army and 14 of the rebel...

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. Thank you very much for the help. I wonder if you could say "a post office in Oxford Street instead on Oxford Street" in British English. 1) I have to keep my homework exercise book in order. 2) At school I mustn't: ar...

English
Can you please check these sentences, please? Thank you very much for your previous corrections! 1) How can I get to school? Can you tell me the way to school, please? 2) Do you know the bank in Cross Street? Is Oxford street the road near the station? Yes, it is. 3) You have ...

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you very much. It is really urgent! 1) She was looking at the people sitting at the cafè while she was driving. 2) She was listening to music on her earphones while she was running in the park. 3) She was looking at a m...

English
Can you please chech these very last two sentences of the day? Thank you. I'm playing on my Nintendo DS these days. Where are you playing these days? Darwin eliminated the possibility of the creation also if this idea conflicted with the teachings of the Bible and the prev...

English
Can you please help me check these sentences? Thank you very much. 1.Some schools valued their pupils' athletic prowess more than their scholarly ones. 2.Factory owners were also oblidged by legislation to teach their duty (? they apprentices). 3.One of the most important ...

English
I urgently need to find a site where I can listen to the last Chapter of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Stevenson. I really hope you can help me! Thank you very much.

English
Can you check these sentences for me, please? Thank you. 1)The setting of the novel is ambivalent since it seems to lie halfway between England and Scotland. 2) Utterson finds out that Dr Jekyll has created a potion, which enables him to release his evil side. 3) It is capable...

English
Can you please check these questions, please? Thank you very much in advance 1) I had to do the cleaning twice a day. 2) It took me one hour to get to Turin. 3) For my next holidays I’m going to Sicily with my parents. 4) He was reading a book when the police arrested him...

physics
A 54.0 kg person takes a nap in a (lightweight) backyard hammock. Both ropes supporting the hammock are at an angle of 16.9° above the horizontal. Find the tension in the ropes.

English
Can you check these sentences for me, please? Thank you very much. 1)He proposes he should pay for the racer himself. 2)She spent pleasing days in Sicily. 3) She has very pleasing manners. 4) What age do you have to be to drive a car in Spain? 5) Tell your English penfriend (?...

biology /help
6. Erin, Patricia and Larry's daughter, is married to Jeff. Jeff was in a serious car accident and needs a transfusion but Erin is told that Jeff cannot be given her blood. Based on this information, provide Erin's blood genotype and blood phenotype. Can you help me pl...

English
Thank you . I just need to know if it is right to say "Read pp. 71-75 and then do the following gap-filling activity".

English
Thank you very much for helping me! I forgot to include these last sentences. Can you explain me the difference between "Ought to" and "should". For example, I know I ought not to hurt his feelings (why ought to and not should?) 1) The teacher caught Mike c...

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences for me. Thank you very much for all. 1) Mary couldn’t afford to go to the cinema last weekend. She decided to take some money from her brother, Ben (without asking him for it). 2) Her best friend doesn’t know whether or no...

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. I hope you can have a look at them, too. 1)The British upper class still thought of itself as the centre of the civilized world. World War I put an abrupt end to all this. 2) In June 1914 the heir to the Austrian throne, the Archduk...

English
Can you please check the sentences I wrote on the outbreak of World War One. What do you think? I went to the site you recommended to me (or just "me"?). 1) King Edward VII (1901-1910) came to the throne after the death of Queen Victoria. 2) The Edwardian Age saw the...

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you. 1) If I won 2 million Euros at the lottery, I would transfer part of the money on(to) my bank account and invest it (in state bonds/government securities) 2)I would buy myself a house in the mountains and one at the seasi...

English
Thank you very much for helping me! Your information was really of help can you say that?) Here is a paragraph I wrote on Dulce et Decorum Est by Owen. I know it is incomplete. I also need to find more data on the "War poets" and on this poem, too. Can you help m? 1)...

English
1) I find it difficult to describe activities people normally do when working on the computer (on "Microsoft Word", for example). Can you help me? (For example: I switch on the computer, then I click on the icon "word" and wait for it to open. I type in my ...

English
I visited the site you recommended to me. I just have a few mor doubts. I included a few more sentences whose vocabulary I'm not sure of. 1) The teacher was annoyed/cross with me for being late BUT she was annoyed/irritated by the heat/the elephant. 2) I was frightened by ...

English
Can you please check one more thing: 1)The students were delighted by /with their exam results. Are "by" and "with" possible? Is the meaning the same as "they are pleased, satisfied, content with? their exam result? 2) They are depressed, sad, happy, u...

English
Thank you. I just want to know if "She was anxiuous for me" is grammatically correct.

English
Is it all right to say "he was anxious for me, but about my health? Thank you

English
1) I need to find a good site explaining the period between the two World Wars and after (with reference to the Irish question, the Suffragettes' Movement , the New Deal, the Walfare State, and the Swinging 1960s) on a blackboard. Actually, this kind of information is not ...

Algebra
if a radius is 4x meters and its heights is 5x3 meters find its volume

calculus
solve the initial value problem by seperation of variables du/dt=2t+sec2t/2u, u(0)=-5

calculus
solve the initial value problem by separation of variables 8. dy/dx=x+1/xy, x>0, y(1)=-4

English
Can you check if my instructions on how to do the washing and the washing-up are correct? Thank you very much. When you do the washing, you sort the clothes, put them into the washing machine, insert the washing powder into the drawer or plastic container, start the washing ma...

English
Is that correct to say: If he were she (or in her place) , h'd get a racer? Thank you very much fr your help and information!

English
Can you please help me complete the fill-in-the-blank activity, please? I'm not sure if the rules in America are the same as in England. 1)You can get a part-time job when you are 15 years old. You can ride a 50cc moped when you are 14 years old. You can't leave school...

English
I left out the questionnaire I really need you to check. I have to refer to what happens in America. 1)You can get a part-time job when you are..You can ride a 50cc moped when you are......You can't leave school until you are......You must be ......to join the army. You mu...

English
I forgot to include the following words. Thank you.I need help for the questionnaire, too 1)Which household chores are most popular among American teenagers? Can you see if I wrote them right? (put the rubbish out, sweep and mop the floors, take the bed linen off the bed, wash...

Engish
I'm finding it difficult to write the instructions for a strawberry salad. (Can you say it in English)? Thank you very much for your help. 1) Remember the most common non-reflexive verbs in English through this story. 2) Which are considered as low marks in the USA? Does &...

English
Can you please help me formulate the questions better and answer the last two yourself? Thank you very much. 1) I quarrelled (argued) with my best friend because I refused to let her copy the maths test (from mine?). 2) She is cross/furious with me now. I'm going to make i...

English
Can you please help check these sentences I wrote about adjective and past participles. Thank you. 1)I'm as pleased as Punch. 2) Your project is excellent.I'm pleased/happy/satisfied/content (are they all synonyms, did I include all?). 3) This song is so boring.I'm...

English
Can you please check these ideas on stress and young people, please? Thank you vey much for helping me finding an excellent site on science!! 1) The two things teenagers are most stressed about are how to make new friends and how to improve their school performances. 2) Their ...

English
Though I specialized in Germanic languages, I need to present (in a very simple way using a very simple language) some scientific topics in English to Italian 18-year-old-students (studying applied sciences) whose English is very poor. I'm seeking internet sites where ever...

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check. (I included four sentences on how to make wine) 1)This wine is made from Nebbiolo grapes, grown exclusively on the slopes (vineyards?) of these hills. 2)These veneyards have been cultiva...

English
Can you check the following sentences, on reflexive verbs, please? Thank you. 1) I used to live on my own (better than by myself) in a one-room apartment. One morning, I woke up at 6 a.m. then I got up and went into the bathroom. 2) I got washed and dressed and then I rushed d...

accounting
True or false ? The columns of the employee earnings record consist of the amount columns in a payroll register and accumulated earnings column? Can you help me answer this question ? thank you.

Chemistry
Which indicator can be used to detect the endpoint of a species that has Ka=1.1 x 10E-8? I used phenolphtalein? is that correct?

English
Are these last two senteces correct Do you have to take a make-up exam if you fail a subject in June' Do you know what festivity is celebrated on next 16 MArch in Italy It has been 150 since the Italian republic was founded.

Health
in class, we have to do a presentation on something health related . do you think i should talk about where babies come from ? i'm in 6th grade . thanks

English
I have some doubts on how to rephrase a few sentences on Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde. I hope you can have a look at them. 1)The story is told from the point of view of Mr. Utterson, a London lawyer and friend to the brilliant scientist Dr Henry Jekyll. 2) After relating a disturbin...

English
Thank you very much. Here are some more questions I need you to check. Choose the topics on the basis of your own preferences and then interview your American twinned students. Write their answers on the sheet provided by your teacher. Be prepared to be tested on their answers...

English
I forgot to include these other questions. I'm going to arrange them according to their topic (school, sports activities, travelling (?), clothes (?), student exchange programm, family, food). Do you think the topics are all right? 1) Do you have a report card on which you...

English
Thank you very much for helping me improve my questions. What do you think of this activity? Can you think of any other questions to include? 1) Do you support any charities? 2) What clothes are fashionable among teenagers in America these days (??)? 3)Do you know the name of ...

English
The questions I selected are as follows. I'd like you to improve my vocabulary. 1) Why did you decide to join the school/or students' exchange? 2) What do you expect from it? Can you say anything in Italian? If yes, where did you learn it? 3) Can you get any Italian ch...

English
1) Four American 17-year-old students will be in class with us tomorrow for an hour. 2) I need to prepare some activities to entertain them. They can't speak any Italian so the activities must be English. 3) I was thinking of preparing a questionnaire myself about their fa...

chemistry
In a chemical reaction, substance A combines with substance B to form substance Y. At the start of the reaction, the quantity of A present is a grams, and the quantity of B present is b grams. Assume a> and <img src=. At time t seconds after the start of the reaction, th...

English
I realized I left out a paragraph for you to check. Thank you. In particular, can you say a bike shop, enthusiastic about? 1) Johnny has got a headache and he can’t train. Storm is training for the triathlon alone. 2) Her times are fast but she finds training alone boring...

English
Two very last doubts. Do you say "the Augustan or The Augustans were interested in real life". He admitted it had been him who ate all the cake./He admitted eating all the cake. Are they both correct?

English
These are the very last sentences. I'm unsure whether to use she or her (in sentence 6). Do you say "found out" or found/discovered in sentence 2? Is it possible to turn this sentence into the passive? "She has been doing the washing for two hours". The...

English
I forgot to ask you if the sentences I sent you before were gamatically correct. Thank you. In particular the use of "through" in q. 1, "as for" in q. 4. 1) Time is personified through the use of a capital letter in line 9, through the use of verbs referrin...

English
Can you check these sentences for me, please? I really need to know if they are possible because I need to meet some American teachers tomorrow. 1)How do you call the teacher who is at the head of the English Department in a high school? 2) She has organised a variety of cultu...

English
Can you please check if everything is correct now? I made the chages you told me. I have one more doubt in n. 3: Can I used "bored with" instead of bored by? 1)She was really upset about her uncle’s death. 2)She was embarrassed about the way her father treated h...

physics
A pion has rest energy 135MeV. It decays into two gamma rays that travel at the speed of light. A pion moving through the lab frame at v=0.98c decays into two gamma rays of equal energies, making equal angles θ with the direction of motion. Find the angle θ and the e...

English
Can you please tell me if the tense choice is correct in this paragraph? Tahnk you. Two verbs in brackets. 1) Time is personified through the use of a capital letter in line 9, through the use of verbs referring to human action (line 10: beding, come) and finally through the u...

English
I forgot to include the following statements. I hope you can have a look at them, too 1) embarrassed about/at (are the prepositions intercheangable?) I was embarrassed about how untidy my room was/at (about?) having to ask for money/ to ask for money. 2)I was cross/annoyed/agr...

English
Thank you very much for your correction. I need to know which prepositions are possible after certain adjectives of emotions. I hope you can help me. 1)disgusted at/by/with (I need to provide examples). I was disgusted at/about/ by (?) the news of the Prime Minister's love...

English
I forgot to include the other sonnet (N. 116). I find it hard to rephrase the last couplet. 1)Sonnets 116 is about love in its most ideal form. True love is to be based on mutual trust and understanding. 2) True love doesn’t change when the situation changes or with the d...

English
Thank you very much for all your information. I'm finding it difficult to rephrase two sonnets by Shakespeare, especially number 130 "To my Mistress' eyes". 1) The sonnet is Shakespeare's tribute to his uncomely mistress, commonly referred to asthe dark l...

English
Can you please check this paragraph I summarized myself from an internet site called euronews. I think it can be useful to revise passive tenses and, of course, to keep up to date with what happens in Japan. 1.A 10-meter tsunami slammed into the Japanese city of Sendai killing...

Statistics- Help
I need help with this problem for school. For the first one i got .3758 and second 1.6, but i don't think they are right. My calculations are off It is known that about 20% of car insurance policies include emergency road service. Suppose we randomly select 10 car insuranc...

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...

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 flourishin...

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 eve...

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...

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-...

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...

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...

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 Ma...

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...

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 ...

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") ...

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, exc...

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 ...

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 oth...

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 t...

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...

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 fo...

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 t...

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 po...

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)Sec...

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 reco...

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