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English
I forgot to include these very last 2 sentences. I hope you can have a look at them, too. (I included a few phrases on grammmar, too). 1) The story is profoundly allegorical and it can be interpreted as a 19-th century version of the myth of Faust, who sells his soul to the ...
February 28, 2011

English
I included the ones I was really unsure of. Hopefully were the others possible! 1)He also produced a series of plays, among which The Importance of Being Earnest (1895) which became his masterpiece. 2.His novel was accused of immorality whereas his play of obscenity. In 1891 ...
February 28, 2011

English
I forgot to include these last sentences. I really hope you look at them, too. 1) Dorian and his pure, innocent appearance are symbols of bourgeois hypocrisy whereas the corrupting picture could be regarded as a symbol of the immorality of the Victorian middle class. 2) The ...
February 28, 2011

English
I made a few changes myself. Can you please tell me if everything is possible? 1)The Wildean dandy is on the one hand an aristocrat, who uses his wit to shock the others and on the other hand an individualist who seeks (demands) absolute freedom. 2) He devotes his life to ...
February 28, 2011

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check. 1)The Wildean dandy is on the one hand an aristocrat, who uses his wit to shock the others and on the other hand an individualist who seeks (demands) absolute freedom. 2) He devotes his ...
February 28, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you. 1) He was born in Dublin in 1854. He studied at Trinity College and was later sent to Oxford, where he took a first-class degree in classics. 2) He became a disciple of Walter Pater, the theorist of Aestheticism, ...
February 28, 2011

Physics
Part 1 You are a pirate working for Dread Pirate Roberts. You are in charge of a cannon that exerts a force 10000 N on a cannon ball while the ball is in the barrel of the cannon. The length of the cannon barrel is 2.47 m and the cannon is aimed at a 42degrees angle from the ...
February 27, 2011

Physics
part 1 A 1760 kg car accelerates uniformly from rest to 8.8 m/s in 4.52 s. Find the work done on the car in this time. Answer in units of J. part 2 Find the average power delivered by the engine in the first 1.808 s. Answer in units of W. part 3 Find the instantaneous power ...
February 27, 2011

Physics
part 1 A 1760 kg car accelerates uniformly from rest to 8.8 m/s in 4.52 s. Find the work done on the car in this time. Answer in units of J. part 2 Find the average power delivered by the engine in the first 1.808 s. Answer in units of W. part 3 Find the instantaneous power ...
February 27, 2011

Physics
Karen has a mass of 52.7 kg as she rides the up escalator at Woodley Park Station of the Washington D.C. Metro. Karen rode a distance of 57.5 m, the longest escalator in the free world. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . How much work did the escalator do on Karen if it...
February 27, 2011

Physics
When a rattlesnake strikes, its head accelerates from rest to a speed of 30 m/s in 0.64 s seconds. Assume for simplicity that the only moving part of the snake is its head of mass 100 g. How much (average) power does the rat- tlesnake need to accelerate its head that fast? ...
February 27, 2011

Physics
The initial kinetic energy imparted to a 0.1 kg bullet is 1036 J. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . Neglecting air resistance, find the range of this projectile when it is fired at an angle such that the range equals the maximum height attained. Answer in units of km.
February 27, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. 1) Other themes are (those of?) the passing of time and the relationship with nature. 2) Beowulf swang up (the same as "raised"?) his towering shield and shook out (the same as "lifted") his sword so hard that it...
February 27, 2011

English
Can you help me check the following sentences I'm doubtful about? Thank you. 1)The dragon tries to kill Beowulf with the flames he blows from his mouth. 2) Beowulf is buried wiht the glory and the gold he had won (?) in his battles. 3) The name Beowulf results from the ...
February 27, 2011

algebra
divide 3ã189a^7b^8
February 25, 2011

algebra
simplify and factor 5ã320x^7y^25
February 25, 2011

algebra
multiply and simplify, I am confused. 3ãy^7 3ã16y^8
February 25, 2011

algebra
4ã96x^8y^10
February 25, 2011

Physics (simple electronics)
The electronic flash attachment for a camera contains a capacitor for storing the energy used to produce the flash. In one such unit, the potential difference between the plates of a 775 µF capacitor is 330 V. (a) Determine the energy that is used to produce the flash in...
February 24, 2011

college physics
oops. sorry. messed that up didn't i?
February 24, 2011

college physics (simple electronics)
The electronic flash attachment for a camera contains a capacitor for storing the energy used to produce the flash. In one such unit, the potential difference between the plates of a 775 µF capacitor is 330 V. (a) Determine the energy that is used to produce the flash in...
February 24, 2011

English
1) Can you tell me if the word "counter of frozen food, frozen food counter" can be replaced by "freeze counter"? 2) Go through the arcades as far as the baker's. At the baker's turn left into Piccadilly Street. 3) Cross the road on the zebra ...
February 24, 2011

English
Cn you please help me with these sentences, please? Thank you very much in advance. 1) Do you mind if I change channel to the football match? 2) If there is an earthquake and I'm inside a building, I'll get (or I ge) under a table or desk. 3) If I'm out of a ...
February 24, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me, please? Thank you very much. 1)The avenger is involved in complex planning. 2) A lot of murders occur within the play. 3) The hero becomes more and more isolated throughout the play (better: within the play, as the play develops?) 4...
February 24, 2011

English
Can you check these sentences for me please? Thank you very much. 1) He doubts about suicide (wrong) He is doubtful about /he has doubts about suicide. 2) A period of doubt follows, in which (not when?) the hero plans his revenge. 3) Every man is scared: better everyone/all of...
February 24, 2011

math
the quotient of h and -6 is at least 5. in equation form
February 23, 2011

math
the quotient of h and -6 is at least 5. in equation form
February 23, 2011

English
Here are the last sentences I forgot to include before. Thank you very much. 1) Natural behavior, that is to say irrational and unrestrained, was considered good in contrast wt rational behavior. 2) Humble people were considered unspoilt by civilization. The term "...
February 23, 2011

English
These are the very last sentences. I really hope you can check them. It is really urgent. Thank you in advance. 1) Bitzer embodies the word of facts, in which Mr. Gradgrind believes. Society was regarded as an evil force, which prevented men from behaving naturally. 2) As for ...
February 23, 2011

English
Here are some more sentences I'm still doubtful about. Thank you very much! 1)Industry dealers, who had settle school lessons dedicated to workers' sons, didn't follow the law. 2) (Correction: Factory owners, who were forced by law to teach their apprentices, often...
February 23, 2011

English
I still have a few more doubts on some sentences. I hope you still have time to check them. 1) Victorian values consisted in (better: implied) the possession of a comforable house, chariable activity (not actions?) and attending the church regularly. 2) As to (the) content...
February 23, 2011

English
I still have some more sentences to check. I hope you can help me. By the way, do you know of any sites with fill-in-the-blank activities on computer terminology? 1) The role of women was that of educating the children. 2) Under the influence of Rousseau's thought they ...
February 23, 2011

English
Can you please suggest internet sites where I can find fill-in-the-blank exercises to practice computer-related terminology. Thank you. Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check. 1) The family was conceived as a patriarcal unit. 2) Women had the function of ...
February 23, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences I'm unsure of? Thank you very much 1)Nature was given great importance. (not "a" great importance) 2) He calls his students little pitchers to be filled with facts. 3) Its inhabitants were affected (or the health of its ...
February 23, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences? Thank you very much. 1) Vietnam was divided into two parts after World War Two. North Vietnam was communist under the governement of Ho Chi Minh whereas South Vietnam was under control of the US. 2) The USA started to send soldiers to ...
February 23, 2011

English
Can you please tell me if the corrections in my previous post were all OK? I have a few more doubts. 1) In order to describe Coketown Dickens uses two similes. 2) Through these similes he conveys the image of a towm like (which looks like) a jungle. 3) There was a black canal ...
February 22, 2011

English
I really need you to check my corrections. Thank you very much. 1) The town is described through the use (using, are both possible?)of similes taken from the animal world. 2) The black smoke coming out of the chimneys is compared to (not: is seen as) a snake whereas the piston...
February 22, 2011

English
I included only 4 sentences for you to check. Thank you. 1) Refer then to the episodes which lead to the abolition of slavery. 2) He provides us with several epigrams –short and clever amusing sentences – which express his idea in a clever and amusing way. Henry is ...
February 21, 2011

English
Can you please check if these sentences are possible? Thank you. 1) Refer then to the episodes which lead to the abolition of slavery. 2)Lord Henry is a symbol of hedonistic and decadent upper classes, despising the Victorian virtues of work and morals, generally associated ...
February 21, 2011

English
I need to know which alternatives (?) sound best. Thank you. 1) Describe what living and working conditions for slaves in 19-th century America were like. Refer then to when slave trade was banned from US (or the United States or America). 2)Describe the details of Winston ...
February 21, 2011

Chemistry
The intravenous dosage of mannitol is 1.5g/kg, administered as a 15% mv solution. How many ml of the solution should be administered to a person with a body mass of 85kg?
February 21, 2011

English
I really hope you can have a look at my sentences. I forgot to include these last ones. 1)Describe the details of Winston Smith's life as they appear in the opening (?) to George Orwell's 1984? 2) Why can Orwell's 1984 be considered as an anti-utopian novel? 3) ...
February 21, 2011

United States 1700s
How did the colonists across colonial boundaries become more aware of and interconnected with each other during this period 1700-1776? kind of like which events of closeness lead to the declaration of independence?
February 21, 2011

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences. Thank you. 1) Describe what living and working conditions for slaves in 19-th century (after 1810) America were like. Refer then to when slave trade was banned from US. 2) The vast majority of African Americans in slavery after ...
February 21, 2011

Statisics
I need help on this question i am confused. I don't think the answers i got are right The library checks out an average of 320 books per day, with a standard deviation of 75 books. Suppose a simple random sample of 30 days is selected for observation. What is the ...
February 20, 2011

English
I included the things I really didn't know. 1) May I borrow your high heeled shoes? (Give permission) Yes, you can (may?) 2) keep far (move away, stay away are possible?) from rocks and trees. 3) Hamlet doubts whether or not to kill Claudius. 4) The theme of false ...
February 20, 2011

English
Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check. Thank you very much. 1)If you are in the mountains, keep far (move away, stay away are possible?) from rocks and trees. I have always had backaches from not doing any sport (sports)/from not doing sport. Can “sport&#...
February 20, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. Thank you very much for your help! 1)The revenge tragedy (or a revenge tragedy) has the following features. First of all, a sexual or violent crime is committed (has been committed is possible?) against a member of the hero's ...
February 20, 2011

English
I still have a few questions on how to ask for permission. Thank you. 1) Do you mind if I make a phone call? Yes, I do. (Is it possible) I'd rather you didn't. I'd prefer you not to. 2) Is it all right if I make a phone call? No, it isn't. Yes, it is. I'd ...
February 20, 2011

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here are some more sentences I'm doubtful about. 1) Being a Renaissance man, Hamlet doubts the existence of an afterlife. 2) He doubts suicide/ He has doubts about committing suicide/ He is doubtful about suicide. He is not sure of what ...
February 20, 2011

algebra
The year 1991 was the last year of the twentieth century whose number is a palindrome,that is,reads the same backward and forward. How many years between the years 2000 and 3000 will be palindromic?
February 19, 2011

algebra
If juan can consume in one sitting one medium(12-inch diameter), deep-dish (1-inch thick)pizza, what is the minimum volume of his stomach?
February 19, 2011

English
Can you please help me check these sentences? Thank you very much. 1) In Hamlet's soliloquy the rub is something that makes all human beings hesitate (?) to face the undiscovered land. 2)In Hamlet's soliloquy the rub stands for an obstacle that makes human beings ...
February 19, 2011

Trigonometry
How do you simplify: -5(cot^2 theta - csc^2 theta)?
February 19, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. I have to check the various alternatives.I believe plaster is the British for cast. 1) I fell off my bike and I broke my leg. 2)The surgeon put it in a cast (in plaster). 3)He put a cast on my leg. He casted (???) it/ He plastered ...
February 19, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences, too? Thank you. I just wonder if you could use these expressions in a common conversation. 1) I sent John three letters but he hasn't replied (not didn't reply)to any of them. 2) When did you get that jacket? I haven't noticed...
February 19, 2011

English
Can you please check my sentences? Thank you very much. 1) Hamlet makes some soliloquies. The oak, along with the mistletoe, was the most important sacred tree to the Celts. 2) Most Druids were women. 3) In a revenge tragedy usually appears a ghost who wants to carry out his ...
February 18, 2011

physics
i think i know wat to do, but i'm having trouble finding the area.
February 18, 2011

physics
A slab of copper of thickness b = 1.566 mm is thrust into a parallel-plate capacitor of C = 4.00×10-11 F of gap d = 10.0 mm, as shown in the figure; it is centered exactly halfway between the plates. If a charge q = 3.00×10-6 C is maintained on the plates, what is ...
February 18, 2011

Physics
A moving object has a kinetic energy of 188 J and a momentum with magnitude of 26.2 kg·m/s. Determine the mass of the object.
February 17, 2011

English
I left out these few statements on the themes I would like you to check. Thank you very much. 1.Macbeth is the shortest of S’s tragedies; it is simple in its plot but complex in its psychological analyses of what takes place in the mind of the criminal. 2. The hero starts...
February 17, 2011

English
I forgot to include these sentences. Thank you. 1)Macbeth has almost forgotten the taste of fear. There was a time in which would have been alarmed or scared by a night shriek and the hair on his skin would stand if he heard a ghost story. 2) He acknowledges that his past ...
February 17, 2011

English
I forgot to include these last sentences. Thank you. 1)He wishes himself death, but he cannot tolerate the world’s going out (on?) without him. 8) His egotism leads him finally to self-destruction. 2) He uses four metaphors to describe life: a walking shadow, a poor ...
February 17, 2011

English
Thank you very much for the help! Here is the rephrase I found in the sparknotes. 1) Shakespeare has unhooked his work from time and place. The witches tell us that the next time they meet, it will be with Macbeth, and that this will occur before the sun goes down, when the ...
February 17, 2011

English
I forgot to include these very few lines. Thank you very much for helping me. 1) Anyone who doesn't know the difference between opposites must be associated with evil. 2) We undestand that the witches have the power of knowing something about the future for they are able ...
February 17, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences I am not sure of. Thank you. 1)The play opens with a meeting of the three witches in some sort of deserted place. The stage is empty: there are no trees, no houses,no people, absolutely nothing. 2) Shakespeare has unhooked (I need a synonym...
February 17, 2011

English
Can you please check these questions on the slave trade I have to prepare for tomorrow? Thank you very much. 1) What did farmers in the South of the United States usually grow? Sugar and cotton 2) Who were African slaves sold to? To white farmers. What did the farmers need ...
February 16, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. Thank you very much for your help. 1)Meanwhile Malcolm, Duncan’s son, is marching into Scotland with an army. His soldiers cut branches from the trees of / in Birnam Wood, to use these as camouflage to cover their advance. 2) A...
February 16, 2011

English
I still have a few doubts about Macbeth's plot.I hope you can have a look at them. 1) Lady Macbeth gives the king’s guards a lot to drink and in the middle of the night Macbeth kills Duncan with the knife of one of the soldiers. 2)The next morning the murder is ...
February 16, 2011

Math
If a stone is tossed from the top of a 330 meter building, the height of the stone as a function of time is given by h(t)=-9.8t^2-10t+330, where t is in seconds, and height is in meters.After how many seconds will the stone hit the ground? round to the nearest hundredth's ...
February 16, 2011

Math
I meant (x+4)(x-4)=33 thanks
February 16, 2011

English
I really need you to check these sentences please.Thank you. 1) A group of his fans were (not was?) waiting outside his flat. 2) While he was walking across the square, he stopped to sign a record for Mark Chapman. 3)When he returned home, Mark was still there in the square. ...
February 16, 2011

Science
Thanks a lot pal!
February 15, 2011

Science
When are the accelerations of two interacting bodies, A and B, equal? And what does the escape velocity of a planet tell us? These two questions look like the easiest of my homework, but I can't find the answers anywhere in my notes! Thanks.
February 15, 2011

Math Correct?
Any of the 2 angles of a square are supplementary is that true?
February 15, 2011

English
Thank you! I just a few more doubts on four statements.I hope you can check them. 1) I havent' seen him for two days. If I want to turn it into a wh-question: How many days haven't you seen him for? That's wrong. How long did you last see him? How long is it since ...
February 15, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences for you to check. By the way, how do you call the sheet where the teachers register each student's school marks. This document is kept by the students themselves and families are expected to sign it once a month. Revision test: ...
February 15, 2011

English
I urgently need to know if everything is correct. Thank you very much for your help! 1)I use the computer three hours a week on average. I usually use it to play computer games, surf the net or do some school research. 2) I sometimes download and save files from the internet (...
February 15, 2011

math
so the answer is 676,000,000 sets?
February 14, 2011

math
Computers manufactured by a certain company have a serial number consisting of a letter of the alphabet followed by a six-digit number. If all the serial numbers of this type have been used, how many sets have already been manufactured?
February 14, 2011

English
I still have a few doubts about the use of the gerund and infinitive in English. I hope you can have a look at these sentences, too. 1)I cannot resist drinking a glass of water. 2) He missed being tested. He missed being struck by the ball. 3) She caused me to sign the ...
February 14, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following statements. Thank you very much for your help! 1) A camp instructor was thrown out of his raft and hit his head on the rock. 2) Though he lost consciousness, two of his students called the emergency services. 3) An ambulance was immediately ...
February 14, 2011

English
As I'm not a native speaker, I would like to know how to express my sentences in American English. Thank you very much for your help. 1)I sort my rubbish (trash) into four separate bins which are located in a kitchen cupboard under the sink: one is for plastic, one is for ...
February 14, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences which I reworded? Thank you.(Check the word choice please) 1)I sort my rubbish (trash) into four separate bins which are located in a kitchen cupboard under the sink: one is for plastic, one is for paper; one is for food waste; and one is ...
February 14, 2011

English
Can you please tell me if the word choice is correct? Thank you very much. 1)The play opens with the news that Macbeth has succeeded in defending Scotland from an invasion by the Norwegians. 2) While returning from his victorious battle, Macbeth and his friend Banquo meet the...
February 14, 2011

English
I forgot to include these last statements. Thank you. 1)Lady Macbeth gives the king’s guards a lot to drink and in the middle of the night Macbeth kills Duncan with the knife of one of the soldiers. 2) The next morning the murder is discovered and the blame is put on the ...
February 13, 2011

English
I still have some doubts about a summary I made of Macbeth's plot. I hope you can have a look at it, too. I included various alternatives. Please, tell me if they are all possible. 1)The play opens with the news that Macbeth has succeeded in defending Scotland from an ...
February 13, 2011

English
I really need you to re-word these sentences as I don't know much about vocabulary on the environment.Thank you very much! 1)I‘m quite environment-friendly. I have three containers at home to sort my rubbish. One is for paper, one for plastic and one for moist (?). 2...
February 13, 2011

English
Can you recommend me internet sites where I can both listen to and read the news in English? I need to practise the vocabulary used when reporting news, especially that concerning car accidents. Here are some more sentences I'm not sure of. 1) John Lennon's song "...
February 13, 2011

calculus differential equation
thanks Bob much appreciated. Do I then take the integral of the last line? And is the left hand side 1/3y^3 (from y^)? I do not know how this fits together. Thanks for any further help
February 12, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following statements on car accidents. Thank you very much. I chose the name "Mike" as suggested to me by Jiskha. Can you help me check these school rules in case of an evacuation? Thank you. 1) I've never had a car accident myself but I ...
February 12, 2011

English
Can you please help me check these school rules in case of an evacuation? 1) During an evacuation you have to (must?) 2) stay calm 3) queue with the respective openline and closeline 4) go calmly to the nearest emergency door 5)if you need, go down the stairs, always quietly 6...
February 12, 2011

Physics 2 Charges what is the magnitude at point P
Two charges, Q1= 3.20 microCoulombs, and Q2=5.90 microCoulombs, are located at points (0,-2.00cm) and (0,+2.00cm. What is the magnitude of the electric field at point P, located at (5.00cm,0), due to Q1 alone?
February 11, 2011

math
find general solution in implicit form of differential equation dy/dx= 2(e^x-e^-x)/y^2(e^x+e^-x)^4 (y>0)
February 11, 2011

geometry/help
Is it possible for the geometric mean and the arithmetic meam of two numbers,a and b, to be the same? explain. can you help me answer this question? thank you
February 10, 2011

Math
what would be the slope is it's 1/-8?
February 10, 2011

Math
I thought you had to do 2 - 6/ -4 - -4 = -4/0 = -4
February 10, 2011

Math
is the slope of J(-4,6), K(-4,2) -4?
February 10, 2011

geometry
Is it possible for the geometric mean and the arithmetic meam of two numbers,a and b, to be the same? explain. can you help me answer this question? thank you
February 10, 2011

bus303
List one external factor that you feel has a powerful influence on your company's HRM function and explain why.
February 10, 2011

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