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science
as temperature rises, solids generally become more soluble in water, but the gases become less soluble. If a soft drink contains high concentrations of sugar and carbon dioxide, which of the following may be expected to happen if it is cooled down? 1.sugar may precipitate. 2....
Thursday, May 1, 2008 at 1:56am by barby

American National Government
The 2000 presidential election is an example of where it is possible to win the popular vote but not have a majority vote in the Electoral College. become President by losing both the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire Primary. become President without having a recount of ...
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 9:51am by Heather

Math
Charlotte wants to conduct a survey to find out if the people in her town think that the town should build a new library. Which group of people would be a representative sample to survey? A. parents with children in middle school B. every twenty-fifth name in the town's census...
Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 4:37pm by Sammy

american government
In the future, bureaucratic accountability is likely to a. decrease in importance because of increased gridlock between Congress and the president. b. maintain the same level of importance it has today. c. increase in importance because policy issues will grow ever more ...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 2:57pm by rebecca

Managerial Economics
Dell Computer Corp, the world's largest personal-computer maker, is keenly aware of everything its rival PC manufacturers decide to do. Explain why dell usually reacts more quickly and more substantially to pricing, product design and advertising decisions made by Hewlette ...
Friday, December 11, 2009 at 7:21pm by miller

math
1)I AM greater than 15 and less than 40 if you double me I become a number that ends in 0 1/5 of me is equal to 5 2) if you multiply me by 2 ,I become a number greater than 20 and less than 40 if you multiply me by 6,I end in 8 if you multiply me by 4 I end in 2 Help me figure...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 5:11pm by ethan

CHEMISTRY
pH= 7.44 What is the ratio of [H2PO4^-]/[HPO4^2-] What does the pH become if 25% of the hydrogen phosphate ions are converted to the dihydrogen phosphate ion? What does the pH become if 15% of the dihydrogen phosphate ions are converted to hydrogen phisphate ions? answered below.
Thursday, May 10, 2007 at 9:24pm by Delli

English Expressions
1. As many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God. 2. Those who received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God. ---------------------------------- Are both the same? Can we use'those who' instead of 'as many as'?
Thursday, November 22, 2007 at 4:15pm by John

English
Practice makes perfect. This proverb is very important not only for students but also for almost all people. When you practice hard, you can become perfect. You have to spend time reading books, memorizing useful expressions and writing sentences by organizing them. By reading...
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 5:37pm by rfvv

7th grade science
If the fish from a particular stream have become genetically adapted to their home stream over many generations, what might happen if their fertilized eggs are used to restock a different stream that has become depleted of fish? Note-A fertilized egg means that the sperm has ...
Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 1:10am by SkaterGirl

business law
If the law changes that the actions called for in an agency arrangement become illegal after the agency has been carried on legally for some period of time, what is the consequence? a)Agency is terminated retroactively and the parties are left where they are. b)Agency is ...
Thursday, April 12, 2007 at 2:58pm by singh

English
Fill each blank with a coordinating word or phrase and proper punctuation in order to form a combined sentence. 1.Exercise has become very popular today _______ millions of Americans run or jog. 2.Exercise is fun _______ exercise is a good way to stay healthy. 3.Some people ...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 2:02pm by Peter

science
as temperture rises solids become more soluble in water,but gases become more less soluble.if a soft drink contain high concentration of sugar and carbon dioxide which of the following may be expected to happe if it is cooled down? 1)sugar amy percipatate out2.gas bubbles may ...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 10:58am by jessica

Goverment
Wgat factors have combined to make today political campaigns as person and individual as they have become? freedom of speech? different perspectives of an issue? Your question is vague. Exactly what is meant by "today's [<~~note the possessive form] political campaigns"? ...
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 10:06pm by jenny

Accounting
Motorcycle Manufacturers, Inc. projected sales of 76,000 machines for 2012. The estimated January 1, 2012, inventory is 6,500 units, and the desired December 31, 2012, inventory is 7,000 units. What is the budgeted production (in units) for 2012? a. 66,000 b. 75,500 c. 65,000 ...
Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 4:06pm by Anonymous

English
1. My parents want me to grow healthy. 2. My parents want me to become healthy. 3. My parents want me to grow healthily. (Does #1 mean #2? Does 'grow' mean 'become'? What about #3? Is #3 grammatical?))
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 8:47am by rfvv

Economics
A study by the Computer Manufacturers Association of America analyzed the significant increase in the usage of computers by business firms in the United States over the last two decades. In terms of production theory, on might say the computer-labor ration has risen. a. Using ...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 10:32pm by Gio

English
1. Why do you not like becoming a journalist? Because I want to become an office worker. 2. Why don't you not like becoming a journalist? Because I want to become an office worker. (Are both questions the same? Are the answers suitable for each question?) 3. This is what I ...
Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 8:03am by rfvv

statistics
Can someone provide me with some assistance in answering this question.. A company manufacturers batteries in BATCHES of 18 and there is a 3% rate of defect. Find the standard deviation for the number of defects per batch. The probability of a defect is p = 0.03 The mean ...
Sunday, August 5, 2007 at 9:45am by john

Global Studies (Please check)
Why did English settlers come to America? a. to find gold b. to become fur traders c. to start a new life *** d. to become missionaries How did the industrial revolution affect the poor in the late 1800's? a. The city slums emptied b. The life of the poor did not improve *** c...
Friday, February 7, 2014 at 12:42pm by Josh

managerial economics
A study by the Computer Manufacturers Association of America analyzed the significant increase in the usage of computers by business firms in the United States over the last two decades. In terms of production theory, one might say the computer--labor ratio has risen. Using ...
Saturday, February 16, 2008 at 10:04pm by jean

managerial economics
A study by the Computer Manufacturers Association of America analyzed the significant increase in the usage of computers by business firms in the United States over the last two decades. In terms of production theory, one might say the computer--labor ratio has risen. Using ...
Sunday, February 17, 2008 at 5:03pm by jean

physics
If an observer is traveling parallel to a rod at twice the speed of the rod, what is does the observer perceive the length to be? Choose one answer. a. The length of the rod remains the same. b. The length of the rod will become twice its original value. c. The length of the ...
Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 12:05am by ashley --

physics
If an observer is traveling parallel to a rod at twice the speed of the rod, what is does the observer perceive the length to be? Choose one answer. a. The length of the rod remains the same. b. The length of the rod will become twice its original value. c. The length of the ...
Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 10:24am by ashley --

science
In experiments involving a pithball electroscope, what causes the pithball to move? I believe the answer is B A. The pith material always holds a natural positive charge, and it is attracted to other charged objects. B. Electrons jump onto or off the neutral ball when a ...
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 2:54pm by Jenny

US Goverment
1. how can the House rules committee be passed? 2. How Congress has become more indidualistic? I don't really understand your first question -- but I'm sure you'll find what you need in this site. http://www.rules.house.gov/ Congress has become more individualistic since the ...
Friday, April 20, 2007 at 7:19am by Jenny

Economics
1. Products that would be used in calculating GDP include: a. Toys manufactured in China at a factory owned by a U.S. company b. cars manufactured in Tennessee at a factory owned by a Japanese automobile company c. plastic manufactured in Kentucky and sold to toy manufacturers...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 12:14pm by Laura

computers
Duane will use an open system LAN because he knows the open system will support varieties of hardware and software components made by different vendors. Steve will use a closed system LAN because he knows the closed system is favored by network manufacturers. Who is using the ...
Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 2:30pm by Matt

Microeconomics
8. Assume that the United States is an importer of televisions and there are no trade restrictions. U.S. consumers buy 1 million televisions per year, of which 400,000 are produced domestically and 600,000 are imported. (Worth 2 points) a. Suppose that a technological advance ...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 1:36pm by Gabby

English
I have a question if these are correct.. Thank you for your help! 11. The officers are government officials. (LV= are, Pn=officers) 12. Their presence was necessary in the far north county in the early days. (lv= was, Pa=necessary) 13. Now they are famous throughout the world...
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 8:27pm by ann

Statistics
Battery manufacturers compete on the basis of the amount of time their products last in cameras and toys. A manufacturer of alkaline batteries has observed that it's batteries last for an average of 26 hours when used in a toy racing car. The amount of time is normally ...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 4:23am by Austin

Economics
Will the aggregate quantity of goods and services demanded become more sensitive or less sensitive to changes in the price level if an economy becomes closed (that is, as foreign trade disappears)? In terms of the AD/AS diagram, will the AD curve become steeper or flatter? ...
Monday, June 18, 2007 at 10:49am by Dave

Science
Blow up a balloon & tie it up. Measure its diameter with a measuring tape. Place it in a freezer for at least an hour.Predict what happens to the balloon after some time in the freezer when its diameter is measured again. The answer given is,"The balloon becomes smaller....
Monday, January 26, 2009 at 10:09pm by beatrice

history
Improved technology in the production of small cars often results in lower production costs. Which of the following will most likely result from these reduced production costs? 1)the price of domestic small cars will decrease. 2)the demand for domestic small cars will decrease...
Friday, June 4, 2010 at 6:21pm by kayci

college
List five resources you believe are needed for survival and discuss why they are needed for survival. If these resources become limited it may have an effect on the individual, community or population level. Discuss three consequences (one at each level: individual, community...
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 2:38pm by gina

English
I have a few question on linking verbs: 1. I am fond of both kinds of comics. linking verb - fond? 2. Joseph Pulitzer was the first to publish color funnies. linking verb - was? 3. The sales of his newspaper were high. linking verb - sales 4. Sunday Funnies soon became part of...
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 9:21pm by Emily

Chemistry
How did the metal atoms become ions? Metal atoms became ions by losing electrons to form positively charged ions(cations). How did the nonmetal atoms become ions? Nonmetal atoms became ions by gaining electrons to form negative ions(anions).
Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 5:34pm by Damon

World History
1. Yuan tried to rule China without... A. an army B. understanding the influence of new Western ideas. C. dictating his views D. the use of terror In my book it states C and D...but it also says that Yuan was in charge of the army and did not understand the Western ideas. so I...
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 9:39am by Cassie

Chemistry
Explain how a non metal atom becomes negative. Lose an electron, become negative. Bob Pursley isn't at his computer right now but I don't think he would mind if I explained that ADDING an electron to a non-metal makes it become negatively charged. I agree with Dr Bob; Losing ...
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 at 1:53am by Mani

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 6:05am. 1. I cannot be an actor. 2. I am not an actor at all. 3. I cannot become an actor. (What does #1 mean? Is #1 similar to #2 or #3?) English - Writeacher, Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 7:06am 1 and 3 are the same. Those ...
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 3:24am by rfvv

english
Hi I have some questions and I would really if you answer my questions! I want to be Nurse Practitioner and I am very passion about it. But I have a lot of problems. First English is not my native language, second I am not good at math, third I am kind intimidated by the ...
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 9:15pm by Janet

Science Helpp!!
Explain how the pair of terms are related and/or how they are different. 1. Haploid and diploid 2. Body cells and gametes Haploids and diploids are both cells, haploids have 32 chromosomes and diploids have 64 Body cells and gametes both have 64 chromosomes. Body cells ...
Tuesday, October 24, 2006 at 5:36pm by Maya

government part 3
Interest groups help stimulate interest in public affairs. Interest groups raise awareness of public affairs mostly by developing and promoting those policies they favor and by opposing those they see as threats to their interests. Interest groups, like labor unions, ...
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at 4:46am by Jon

Health (Ms. Sue)
1. Compare the two types of pressure to become sexually active. A: The internal pressure one feels to become sexually active comes from within oneself, whereas the sources of external pressures to be sexually active include boyfriends or girlfriends, the media, and your peers...
Friday, December 13, 2013 at 4:13pm by Anonymous

Organic CHEM
I read on the textbook a sentence like this: "The melting and boiling points of alkanes increase as their molecular sizes increase. This is because as alkane molecules become bigger, the attractive forces between the alkane molecules become stronger." Please tell me if my ...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 3:01am by Marrion

choir
i want to become a r&b singer
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 11:18am by taylor

Math
Consider the function y=sqrt(1+cos2x)/2 (everything is under the square root) a. Can x take on any real value? b. How large can cos 2x become? How small? c. How large can 1+cos2x/2 become? How small? d. What are the domain and range of the original function? -- For A, I put ...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 5:04pm by Momo

Health (Ms. Sue)
1. Why do you think some teens believe that they can't get pregnant the first time they are sexually active? A: I think some teenagers believe that they canít become pregnant the first time they are sexually active because they generally believe that nothing terrible can ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 7:35pm by Anonymous

FINANCE
Direct send-Single. Ocean Research of San Diego, California, just received a check in the amount of $800,000 from a customer in Bangor, Maine. If the firm processes the check in the normal manner, the funds will become available in 6 days. To speed up this process, the firm ...
Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 2:52pm by HELEN

Finance
Direct send-Single. Ocean Research of San Diego, California, just received a check in the amount of $800,000 from a customer in Bangor, Maine. If the firm processes the check in the normal manner, the funds will become available in 6 days. To speed up this process, the firm ...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 8:24pm by Anonymous

Behavioral Science
How do sociological factors affect a person's behavior? What sociological factors do you believe affect your behavior the most? Do you shave? Do you use deodrant? Do you bathe more than once a week? Do you match your clothes? Do you arrive on time? Do you call boys and ask ...
Thursday, May 24, 2007 at 8:49pm by Linda

ASAP Help thankies everybody History
Why did Congress pass the Tariffs of 1816, which raised the price of British made goods? a. The government wanted to encourage people to buy American-made products to help American businesses grow. b. The government wanted to weaken the British economy and put British ...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 11:51am by thegirlwhoneedsyourhelp<3

History
How do U have to be to become President?
Monday, December 3, 2007 at 9:05pm by s8rSkRtGrL

Math
What is the rule for x to become y? x y 0 20 1 56 2 92 3 128
Monday, February 16, 2009 at 2:18pm by Angie

civics
how does a bill become a law thanx :)
Sunday, March 8, 2009 at 4:32pm by softball gal

?
How do you become a tutor on Jiskha Homework Help
Friday, October 12, 2012 at 2:07pm by jman

chemistry
When does a chemical become a drug?
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 5:32am by please help me

PHARMACYINFORMATICS
WHEN DOES A CHEMICAL BECOME A DRUG?
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 8:09am by PLEASSSEEE HELP MEE

chemistry
WHEN DOES A CHEMICAL BECOME A DRUG?
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 11:28am by anna

CHEMISTRY
WHEN DOES A CHEMICAL BECOME A DRUG?
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 11:54am by PLEASEE HELP MEE

Language Arts URGENT!
2. Which of the following from "Take the Junk Out of Marketing Food for Kids" is an example of semantic slanting? (1 point) "food pyramid" "food manufacturers" "food police" 3. Which of the following testimonials would be MOST appropriate to support the ideas in "Take the Junk...
Friday, January 4, 2013 at 6:44pm by plz help

English
Could you check this for me and give me some ideas on how i could expand my writing? The Extra Yard Plus size women tend to make fashion less of a priority and more of a chore. Finding fashionable plus size clothing has become close to impossible, with the economic down fall ...
Monday, February 22, 2010 at 10:15pm by Trowers

math
Is this the answear to 36x^2 y^4 a^-2 ____________________ 72a x^-1 y ^ means power Answear 1 _____ 2 a^3 x^-1 y^-3 Close, but now the exponent for x is wrong. The y term should be in the numerator too. Try again. Here is how it is done. You need to concentrate on each step. ...
Tuesday, September 5, 2006 at 9:13pm by please i need help.Dan

English
Do not watch volence TV programs. It is not good for the baby. If the baby watches good programs, he will be affected positively. Sometimes make the baby drink water. If you feed the baby with lots of milk, he will become fat. The pantie seems to be a little small for the baby...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 3:24am by rfvv

homework ath physics
how to become en expert?
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 3:16pm by david

Biology
Where in the cell does DNA become RNA?
Tuesday, January 15, 2008 at 9:50pm by Katie..

u.s. history
why did the u.s. become invoved in world war 11?
Saturday, October 4, 2008 at 10:30pm by denise

History
How did the U.S. become in the politics of Southeast Asia?
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 5:35pm by B.B.

social studies
how did men become masters
Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 7:22pm by thegirlwhoneedshelp

social studies
how did the pilgrims become friends.
Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 4:40pm by juno

history
How did the Israelites become slaves in Egypt?
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 9:12pm by kool4life

East hem.
When did Rome become a republic?
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 1:25pm by Cristina

Medicine
Why do you want to become a doctor? Please answer thank you!!!
Monday, June 28, 2010 at 10:06am by Zacky

Miscellaneous
How can I become the smartest person in y class?
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 4:12pm by Anonymous

maths
how do you get 2*5+5squared root 5 to become 2+sqrt5 ?
Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 4:06pm by anonymous

5th grade
How did a bill become a law??
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 8:57pm by Andrea

history
How did ranching become established in the West?
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 4:18pm by ashely

Math
6-6*6+6/6=1 where will the parentheses go in order for this to become true?
Monday, November 22, 2010 at 2:55pm by Nicole

social studies
Why did Germany want to become an empire ?
Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 6:41pm by Anonymous

BUSN
3. For this question, use the information for Sports Baseballs, Inc. Sports Baseballs, Inc. is a corporation that manufacturers and sells baseballs across several states in the Southeast. It had sales of $2.7 million during the last year. Expenses were as follows: Cost of ...
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 8:15pm by MeMe

Algebra 2
Ordinary corn syrup contains dextrose sugar. A process called enzyme conversion changes it into a syrup that is 42% fructose. This new syrup can be further treated with fractionation columns to make a syrup that is 95% fructose (high fructose corn syrup). Manufacturers of soft...
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 1:59am by Anonymous

writing
is this essay persausive and can you check and fix any mistake topic is your surroundings create who you are My surroundings create who I am. My parents help me by taking me to school picking me up from school. They also encourage me to do the best. They buy me school stuff. ...
Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 8:01pm by topbob1

Maths
Keith and Shawn each have some money. If Keith spends $38, the ratio of the amount of money Keith has to the amount of money Shawn has will become 2:5. If Shawn spends $38, the ratio will become 8:13. How much money does each boy have?
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 10:34am by Daniel

social studies
how did the pilgrims become friends with the wampanoag?
Sunday, April 13, 2008 at 3:28pm by samy

history
why did the Fertile Crescent become a "crossroads of civilization"
Thursday, September 25, 2008 at 8:17pm by taz manian

Social Studies
How did Vanderbilt become a railroad baron?
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 3:16pm by Nicole

social studies
How did the Pilgrims become friends with the Wampanoag?
Monday, October 27, 2008 at 10:42pm by Zane

Social Studies
Why did the Pilgrims become friends with the Wampanoag?
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 6:34pm by Alex

biology
why does our mouth become dry when we are nervous?
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 11:44am by deanna

Social studies
How did America become a major nation?
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 10:12pm by dahee

chemistry
Why does a balloon become smaller when placed in a freezer?
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 7:36pm by carson

grammer
John has become a rather good actor.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 11:25pm by tnik

Civics
How does someone become a supreme court justice?
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 10:06pm by Alex

business
how did manufactures become vunerable to offshore outsourcing?
Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 9:41pm by Anonymous

Social Studies
How did the Pilgrims become friends with the Wampanoag?
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 7:47pm by Kyleigh

history
how did ancient egypt become so dominant and how did it decline?
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 3:36pm by Sara!

US History
How did the US become involved in the politics of Southeast Asia?
Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 12:21am by Kelsey

social
Why did christianity become the religion of western civilization?
Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 9:27pm by jon

english
My goal is to become a forest ranger. What are the phrases?
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 9:18pm by Anonymous

6th grade history
how did athens become rich?
Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 10:42pm by katrina

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