Number of results: 48,817

**math**

happened when two fruit companies merged?

*November 7, 2007 by dorina*

**math**

what happened when two fruit companies merged?

*November 3, 2008 by stace*

**geometry**

What happened when two fruit companies merged?

*November 16, 2011 by richard*

**algebra**

what happened when two fruit companies merged? this question is on a worksheet i have to do.

*March 11, 2008 by jESS*

**algrebra**

why did gyo go into a bakery? also what happened when two fruit companies merged?

*March 17, 2009 by Anonymous*

**math NEED HELP ASAP**

The Royal Fruit Company produces two types of fruit drinks. The first type is 60% pure fruit juice, and the second type is 100% pure fruit juice. The company is attempting to produce a fruit drink that contains 70% pure fruit juice. How many pints of each of the two existing ...

*March 6, 2017 by Anonymous*

**math NEED HELP ASAP**

The Royal Fruit Company produces two types of fruit drinks. The first type is 65% pure fruit juice, and the second type is 90% pure fruit juice. The company is attempting to produce a fruit drink that contains 75% pure fruit juice. How many pints of each of the two existing ...

*February 26, 2017 by Anonymous*

**Statistics**

A random sample of 51 of the largest companies in the united states gave the following P/e ratios 11 35 19 13 15 21 40 18 60 72 9 20 29 53 16 26 21 14 21 27 10 12 47 14 33 14 18 17 20 19 13 25 23 27 5 16 8 49 44 20 27 8 19 12 31 67 51 26 19 18 32 Use a calculator with mean and...

*June 11, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Statistics**

A random sample of 51 of the largest companies in the united states gave the following P/e ratios 11 35 19 13 15 21 40 18 60 72 9 20 29 53 16 26 21 14 21 27 10 12 47 14 33 14 18 17 20 19 13 25 23 27 5 16 8 49 44 20 27 8 19 12 31 67 51 26 19 18 32 Use a calculator with mean and...

*June 11, 2011 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

A random sample of 51 of the largest companies in the united states gave the following P/e ratios 11 35 19 13 15 21 40 18 60 72 9 20 29 53 16 26 21 14 21 27 10 12 47 14 33 14 18 17 20 19 13 25 23 27 5 16 8 49 44 20 27 8 19 12 31 67 51 26 19 18 32 Use a calculator with mean and...

*June 11, 2011 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

A random sample of 51 of the largest companies in the united states gave the following P/e ratios 11 35 19 13 15 21 40 18 60 72 9 20 29 53 16 26 21 14 21 27 10 12 47 14 33 14 18 17 20 19 13 25 23 27 5 16 8 49 44 20 27 8 19 12 31 67 51 26 19 18 32 Use a calculator with mean and...

*June 11, 2011 by Anonymous*

**math**

Scientists randomly caught 30 fruit bats at an orchard. They tagged the fruit bats and then released them. Several weeks later, they captured 20 fruit bats at the same location. They found that 4 of those fruit bats had tags. Assume the...

*December 14, 2015 by Riley*

**maths**

people of sundergram planted a total of 102 trees in the village garden some of the trees were fruit tress.the number of non fruit trees were two more than three times the number of the fruit trees. what was the number of fruit tree planted?

*October 15, 2015 by shehzad*

**Math Help please!**

11. A basket contains the following pieces of fruit: three apples to oranges two pairs two bananas and five peaches. Jack pics of fruit at random and does not replace it then, Bethany pics of fruit at random. what is the probability that Jack gets a peach and Bethany gets an ...

*May 9, 2016 by Jack*

**Statistics**

If a mother has three bananas, two pears, and two oranges, in how many different ways can she give the fruit to her daughter in one week, one piece of fruit per day?

*March 7, 2015 by Jenifer*

**Help math**

recipe calls for 4 pounds of fruit. You have 60 ounces of fruit. a. Do you have as much fruit as you need? b. If not, how much more or less fruit do you need? I said needs more fruit and what I am stuck with his b?? 3.75

*January 27, 2013 by Moby*

**math**

I had a bag of 24 pieces of fruit. 1/2 of the fruit was apples and 1/8 of the fruit was oranges. The rest were lemons.

*February 10, 2016 by Addie*

**economics**

name two competitor companies that are U.S. GAAP publicly traded companies

*September 28, 2010 by chris*

**college-accounting**

Choose two competitor companies that are U.S. GAAP publicly traded companies.

*September 28, 2010 by chris*

**math **

a bag of fruit contains 3 apples, 2 oranges, 1 banana, and 4 pears. Gerald will randomly select 2 fruit at a time from the bag and not put them back. what is the probability that the first piece of fruit jared selects will be a banana and the second piece of fruit will be of ...

*March 27, 2017 by Bubbles*

**Math Help Please**

If a mother has three bananas, two pears, and two oranges, in how many different ways can she give the fruit to her daughter in one week, one piece of fruit per day? Be sure to say how you could use this with your students and mention any adaptations that may be necessary.

*March 9, 2015 by jenifer*

**Business-EASY**

5. Click on the Show Chart link to the right of the company name and description. Select the monthly share price graph and take a screen shot. Include the screen shot in your submission. Describe what has happened to the share price in the last year I chose the Company Avon, ...

*March 18, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Introduction to physical science**

I am not understanding this because I thought ice ruins the fruit. Could you please help. Why does spraying fruit trees with water before a frost help protect the fruit from freezing?

*August 11, 2013 by Aundrea*

**jiskha member**

help i don't know what happened but i could not post questions or answers on this website for like a day or two. can some one please tell me what happened.

*November 25, 2013 by NoS aSSaSSiNx*

**math**

Hello i have a probability problem that i can slove, and i need some help please. problem: If a mother has three bananas, two pears and two oranges, in how many different ways can she give the fruit to her daughter in one week, one piece of fruit per day?

*March 25, 2011 by Bikie*

**number patterns**

joshua is raising fruit flies for a science project.at the begining of the first day,he had 4 fruit flies,his fruit flies double in number each day.how many fruit flies does he have at the end of three days

*October 20, 2010 by mona*

**Math**

Samantha made 9800 mL of fruit punch for a party, and she served the fruit punch divided equally in 5 pitchers. Her guests drank 2 pitchers of fruit punch. How many liters of fruit punch did Samantha have left over?

*October 19, 2014 by Brooke*

**math**

anna bought 3 types of fruit for a fruit salad. She paid three times as much for buleberries as for pears and $2.50 less for strawberries than for blueberries. A) define a variable and write algebraic expressions to represent the amount she spent on each type of fruit. B) if ...

*November 24, 2012 by karen*

**CAPM**

choose two other companies,look up their beta and report the names of these companies and their betas. suppose you invest one third of your money in each of the stocks of these companies. what will the beta portfolio be? given the data in (b), what will the expected rate of ...

*June 17, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Financial management**

What are the comparisons between the financial statements of two companies?(Such as Coca Cola and Pepsi.Any companies will do.)

*April 23, 2010 by Sarina*

**Math**

Please help! Jack has a mixed fruit pie. There is a variety of fruits (17,3,28,4,89,67,2), how many times will Jack have to stick in his thumb before he is sure to pull out two pieces of the same kind of fruit?

*April 28, 2008 by Caleb*

**Math 8R - Help!!!!!!!!**

A can of fruit contains 3 1/2 cups of fruit. The suggested serving size is 1/2 cup. How many serving are in the can of fruit.

*September 25, 2012 by Laruen*

**Financial Data and Choosing stocks**

Now that you’ve analyzed a company based on its financial statement, let’s compare two companies. Choose two related companies to answer the questions below (for example: Toyota & Honda, Apple & Microsoft). Questions: 1. What two companies did you choose? How are they ...

*March 17, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Math**

The fruit plants in my garden do not bear fruit during their first summer. The fruits are picked for the next two years and then the plants become too woody and need to be pulled up. Occasionally some of the die over winter. The last five years I had fruit on the following ...

*February 20, 2017 by Alice*

**Math**

The fruit plants in my garden do not bear fruit during their first summer. The fruits are picked for the next two years and then the plants become too woody and need to be pulled up. Occasionally some of the die over winter. The last five years I had fruit on the following ...

*February 20, 2017 by Alice*

**economics**

In 1989, the Detroit Free Press and Detroit Daily News (the only daily newspapers in the city) obtained permission to merge under a special exemption from the antitrust laws. The merged firm continued to publish the two newspapers but was operated as a single entity. a. Before...

*April 20, 2012 by Tiffany*

**mixture problem**

Lisa will make punch that is 25% fruit juice by adding pure fruit juice to a 2-liter mixture that is 10% pure fruit juice. How many liters of pure fruit juice does she need to add?

*May 28, 2008 by Marie*

**calculus**

The number of Drosophila fruit flies in a controlled experiment assumes the following growth pattern when the food source is limited: N(t) = 120 1+11e−0.4t where t measured in days. A. How many fruit files were there in the beginning? B. What is the limiting number of ...

*July 16, 2014 by Anonymous*

**e**

You need 3 pounds of fruit for a fruit salad. You already have 3/4 pound apples and 1/3 pound grapes. how much fruit do u still need

*January 29, 2016 by bec*

**math**

In a bird sanctuary 41 different special of birds are being studied. Three large bird feeders are constructed, each providing a different type of bird feed. One feeder has sunflower seeds. A second feeder has a mixture of seeds, and the third feeder has small pieces of fruit. ...

*June 10, 2012 by rick*

**science**

what would be the major result of long-term use of the same pesticide ona fruit orchard? a. reduced fruit production b. increased fruit production c. soil pollution d. salization of soil e. etiolation of leaves is it d?

*August 31, 2009 by anna*

**Math**

In a fruit basket there are nine apples 18 bananas and 15 oranges what is the ratio of bananas to the total number of fruit in the fruit basket

*September 18, 2016 by Kaydence*

**math**

there are 3000 fruits in a fruit stall. 65% of the fruit are apples. 10% of the fruit are oranges and the rest are pears. how many more apples than pears are there?

*September 25, 2016 by persentage*

**Finite MAth**

Assume that you have 6 different types of vegetables and 9 different types of fruit. A vegetable salad consists of a mixture of any 3 types of vegetables, and a fruit salad consists of a mixture of 3 kinds of fruit. (1) In how many different ways can you prepare a vegetable ...

*January 26, 2012 by Bryan*

**Mathematics**

A basket contains 80 mangoes and 60 oranges.if two fruits are picked one after the other without replacement,what is the probability that 1) one of each fruit is picked 2) one type of fruit is picked

*March 3, 2016 by Bright ulubi*

**math**

I just saw this guy post this here and I think he needs help??? A recipe calls for 4 pounds of fruit.you have 60 ounces of fruit. A.do you have as much fruit as you need? B.if not,how much more do you need?

*January 8, 2014 by kristin*

**matg**

erin is makin fruit punch for her friends to make the drink she mixes 3 quarts of fruit juice with half quart of ginger ale.what is the ratio of fruit to ginger ale in her drink

*December 24, 2012 by zoie*

**math**

joshua is raising fruit flies for science project at the begining of the first day he had 4fruit flies his fruit flies double in number each day how many fruit flies does he have at the end of three days

*September 23, 2010 by e*

**math help ??!!**

just show how you found your answer... A recipe calls for 4 pounds of fruit.you have 60 ounces of fruit. A.do you have as much fruit as you need? B.if not,how much more do you need?

*January 8, 2014 by mathelp124576*

**companies**

what are some resources companies use? Resources companies use for what? hiring? selling? manufacturing? consulting? You need to expand and clarify your question.

*September 24, 2006 by ryan*

**Civics**

Which best describes how patent law encourages market competition? A. It protects peoples ideas B. It protects companies copyrights C. It protects companies from forming trust D. It protects companies from price-fixing I think that the answer is A.

*April 16, 2015 by Student*

**Maths**

10 Paula asked 30 students what they ate for lunch. All the students had at least a sandwich, salad or fruit. 5 students had a sandwich, salad and fruit. 7 students had a sandwich and fruit. 9 students had a sandwich and salad. 7 students had salad and fruit. 14 students had a...

*September 20, 2016 by Drake*

**Economics**

Hi My three criterion are now, if the share is blue-chip or not, the companies PE and its comparison to the S&P/ASX200. Regarding the companies I have compared it to a rival companies PE, I said that it is good that its PE is higher than the other company but it is still a bad...

*May 28, 2011 by Em*

**electromagnetism**

#5 (5 points possible) Two identical solenoids are merged as shown in the figure. Which plot best represents the y-component of the magnetic field as it varies along the x-axis? Treat them as ideal solenoids.

*April 14, 2015 by JuanPro*

**Physics**

A hardworking ant must supply 0.00955 N to pull a small piece of fruit at constant velocity over a distance of 8.60 cm up a small hill to the entrance of the colony. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the piece of fruit and the 16.2° sloped hill is 0.540, ...

*November 4, 2013 by Anonymous*

**math**

scott bought two items at daves fruit market. the cashier told him that he owed $5.49. why is the cashier incorrect? what did scott purchase? DAVE'S FRUIT MARKET grapes $2.25/bag bananas $ 1.99/bag strwberries $3.40/box watermelon $5.00

*April 18, 2011 by kylie*

**Math**

Mr. Fried plans to give fruit flies to 6 groups of lab students for an experiment. He wants to give the same number of flies to each group. He has different size bottles. How can Mr. Fried give each group the same number of fruit flies without opening the bottles? 2 large ...

*April 13, 2016 by Bub*

**math**

A recipe calls for 4 pounds of fruit.you have 60 ounces of fruit. A.do you have as much fruit as you need? B.if not,how much more do you need?

*December 30, 2015 by kayla*

**math**

if there are 45 pieces of fruit and there are twice as many bananas as there are apples. How many of each kind of fruit are there?

*May 24, 2014 by Anonymous*

**math! VERY hard!**

You need 3 pounds of fruit for a fruit salad. You already have 3/4 pound apples and 1/3 pound grapes. Drag fruit to the box that you can buy so you will have exactly the right amount with no extra. the choices are: 1/2 2/3 1/8 3/4 5/8 you can use those more than once to get to...

*July 30, 2015 by anon*

**math**

On Saturday, the fruit and juice bar was selling 23 glasses of fruit punch an hour. By 4 p.m., they had sold 138 glasses. If their goal was to sell at least 276 glasses of fruit punch, which inequality can be used to find h, the number of hours they must stay open to make ...

*May 17, 2012 by Anonymous*

**kitchen chemistry**

what is the effect of heat on fruit ex. making a fruit roll up what is the chemical reaction

*March 5, 2009 by randi*

**Physics**

A 0.40 g fruit in a tree has a gravitational potential energy of 200 J. How high from the ground is the fruit?

*December 8, 2013 by Seph*

**math**

a basket contains the following pieces of fruit: 3 apples, 2 oranges, 2 bananas, 2 pears, and 5 peaches. Jameson picks a fruit at random and does not replace it. Then Brittany pricks a fruit at random. What is the probability that Jameson gets a banana and Brittany gets a pear...

*May 7, 2014 by help please*

**math**

1.If john served fruit punch in 8 ounce cups to a class on Monday. Mr. Roberts found tat there were 12 cups in the trash. Explain what is unknown. 2.John served fruit punch in 8 ounce cups to a class on Monday. Mr. Roberts saw that their are 12 cups in the trash. Write an ...

*December 11, 2011 by shahriar*

**Statics**

An apple grower is trying to produce larger fruit by using a new fertilizer. The usual fertilizer produces fruit with a mean diameter of 8.7 cm. Two new fertilizer brands are under consideration, with the following experimental results: BRAND A: n = 10, mean = 9.5 cm, s = 4 cm...

*December 2, 2012 by Heather*

**Statistics**

Among companies doing highway or bridge construction, 80% test employees for substance abuse. A study involves the random selection of 10 such companies. Find the probability that exactly 5 of the 10 companies test for substance abuse.

*April 27, 2011 by Chanel*

**math**

1.If john served fruit punch in 8 ounce cups to a class on Monday. Mr. Roberts found tat there were 12 cups in the trash. Explain what is unknown. 2.John served fruit punch in 8 ounce cups to a class on Monday. Mr. Roberts saw that their are 12 cups in the trash. Write an ...

*December 11, 2011 by shahriar*

**math**

1.If john served fruit punch in 8 ounce cups to a class on Monday. Mr. Roberts found tat there were 12 cups in the trash. Explain what is unknown. 2.John served fruit punch in 8 ounce cups to a class on Monday. Mr. Roberts saw that their are 12 cups in the trash. Write an ...

*December 11, 2011 by shahriar*

**Math**

Elana bought three bags of dried fruit that weighed 1 7/10 3 1/4 and 2 3/5 about how many fruit did she buy 6 7 10 8 6?

*September 17, 2012 by Lance*

**math**

If Rhonda buys six 12-packs of fruit snacks for $14.40 how much does each fruit snack cost?

*November 14, 2012 by Anonymous*

**math**

One batch of fruit salad has equal amounts of which kinds of fruit?Explain how you decided.

*March 25, 2013 by mateo*

**math**

Ken uses 6 apples and 2 bananas to make a fruit salad. He puts twice as many oranges as bananas in the salad. How many pieces of fruit will Ken use to make 2 fruit salads?

*December 2, 2014 by Mimi*

**maths**

fruit salad recipe needs 1/5 apples and 3/5 grapes. which fruit required in grater amountand by how much

*March 31, 2015 by dhrumi*

**Statistics**

A company that manufactures exercise machines wanted to know the percentage of large companies that provides on-site health club facilities. A sample of 240 such companies showed that 96 of them provide such facilities on site. a. What is the point estimate of the percentage ...

*March 4, 2013 by Steven*

**Statistics**

A company that manufactures exercise machines wanted to know the percentage of large companies that provides on-site health club facilities. A sample of 240 such companies showed that 96 of them provide such facilities on site. a. What is the point estimate of the percentage ...

*March 10, 2013 by Steven*

**math - linear programming**

A candy company makes a chocolate nut mix and and a chocolate fruit mix. The nut mix uses 2 pounds of chocolate, 2 pounds of nuts and no fruit. The fruit mix uses 4 pounds of chocolate,no nuts and 2 pounds of fruit. The nut mix brings in $7 profit and the fruit mix brings in $...

*November 16, 2015 by Ryan*

**math *check***

11. A basket contains the following pieces of fruit: 3 apples, 2 oranges, 2 bananas, 2 pears, and 5 peaches. Jonas picks a fruit at random and does not replace it. Then Beth picks a fruit at random. What is the probability that Jonas gets a peach and Beth gets an apple? A: ...

*June 11, 2014 by Me*

**Biology**

Explain why a heavy rainfall on a fruit orchard in the spring might result in a poor fruit yeild in the fall.

*May 5, 2010 by Christina*

**Physics**

Wes and Lindsay stand on the roof of a building. Wes leans over the edge and drops an apple. Lindsay waits, 1.25s afrer Wes releases his fruit and throws an orange straight down at 28 m/s. Both pieces of fruit hit the ground simultaneously. Calculate the common height from ...

*September 16, 2012 by Becca*

**Physics**

Wes and Lindsay stand on the roof of a building. Wes leans over the edge and drops an apple. Lindsay waits, 1.25s afrer Wes releases his fruit and throws an orange straight down at 28 m/s. Both pieces of fruit hit the ground simultaneously. Calculate the common height from ...

*February 2, 2013 by Wes*

**Physics**

Wes and Lindsay stand on the roof of a building. Wes leans over the edge and drops an apple. Lindsay waits, 1.25s afrer Wes releases his fruit and throws an orange straight down at 28 m/s. Both pieces of fruit hit the ground simultaneously. Calculate the common height from ...

*February 2, 2013 by Wes*

**Physics**

Wes and Lindsay stand on the roof of a building. Wes leans over the edge and drops an apple. Lindsay waits, 1.25s afrer Wes releases his fruit and throws an orange straight down at 28 m/s. Both pieces of fruit hit the ground simultaneously. Calculate the common height from ...

*February 2, 2013 by Wes*

**math**

Mrs. Crawford has invested $ 6,000 at 3% interest. How much additional money should she invest at 8% interest so that the total income will be 4% of her total investment? Scott asked you to make 10 gal. of fruit punch that contains 85% fruit juice by mixing together some Sweet...

*October 26, 2015 by Marina*

**Kamal School**

Last week, Raghav's fruit stallsold 2/5 of a box of apricats. Down the road, Raj Fruit sold 2/3 as many boxes of apricats as Raghav's did. How many boxes of apricats did Raj's fruit stall sell?

*May 21, 2016 by Ravindra*

**Finite---- PLEASE HELP**

A biologist finds that 32% of fruit flies have short wings and 27% have eye defects. Assuming these two events are independent, what is the probability that a randomly selected fruit fly has neither short wings nor eye defects?

*October 22, 2012 by Katie*

**Math**

There are 12 pieces of fruit in a bowl.7 are apples 2 are peaches.What is the probability that a randomly selected piece of fruit will not be an apple or a peach?Justify your answer.

*August 19, 2015 by Brooke*

**MATH**

A basket contains the following pieces of fruit: 3 apples, 2 oranges, 2 bananas, 2 pears, and 5 peaches. Jonas picks a fruit at random and does not replace it. Then Beth picks a fruit at random. What is the probability that Jonas gets a peach and Beth gets an apple?

*April 11, 2013 by .*

**Math**

A basket contains the following pieces of fruit: 3 apples 2 oranges, 2 bannans, 2 pears, and 5 peaches. Jonas picks a fruit at random and does not replace it. Then beth picks a fruit at random. What is the probability that jonas gets a peach and beth gets an apple?

*April 21, 2014 by Alexander*

**Math**

A basket contains the following pieces of fruit: 3 apples, 2 oranges, 2 bananas, 2 pears, and 5 peaches. Jack picks a fruit at random and does not replace it. Then Bethany picks a fruit at random. What is the probability that Jack gets a peach and Bethany gets an orange? A. 10...

*March 5, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Math**

A basket contains the following pieces of fruit: 3 apples, 2 oranges, 2 bananas, 2 pears, and 5 peaches. Jack picks a fruit at random and does not replace it. Then Bethany picks a fruit at random. What is the probability that Jack gets a peach and Bethany gets an orange? A. 10...

*March 5, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Math**

a bag of fruit contains 4 apples, 1 plum, 2 apricots, 3 oranges. Pieces of fruit are drawn twice with replacement. What is p(apple, then apricot)? 4/5, 2/25, 3/25, 3/5 I chose 3/5

*May 12, 2015 by Awesome*

**Math Plz Explain**

A basket contains the following pieces of fruit: 3 apples, 2 oranges, 2 bananas, 2 pears, and 5 peaches. Jameson picks a fruit at random and does not replace it. Then Brittany picks a fruit at random. What is the probability that Jameson gets a banana and Brittany gets a pear...

*May 18, 2016 by Gracious Human*

**Education technology**

Which of the following is an effect of intellectual property theft? Record companies lose money because people download songs for free online Book companies lose money because of used bookstores Book companies lose money because people download books online Movie companies ...

*May 7, 2016 by Tula*

**Education technology**

Which of the following is an effect of intellectual property theft? Record companies lose money because people download songs for free online Book companies lose money because of used bookstores Book companies lose money because people download books online Movie companies ...

*May 6, 2016 by Bryan*

**math**

On the basis of data collected during an experiment, a biologist found that the growth of a fruit fly (Drisophila) with a limited food supply could be approximated by the exponential model below where t denotes the number of days since the beginning of the experiment. n(t)=400...

*July 19, 2012 by Jemima*

**math**

Make a table to answer Problems 27–28. (3-5) Two shipping companies charge different amounts to mail packages. Company A charges an initial $5 fee, and each pound shipped is an additional $1. Company B charges an initial $3 fee, and $1.50 for each pound shipped. 27. At what ...

*November 19, 2011 by ducky*

**Statistics**

The turnover (in millions of pounds) for 8 train companies and 8 coach companies are given below. Train 4.3 13.2 134 88 92 66.5 122.1 102 Coach 2.2 31 44 72 19 89.3 55.9 43.1 (a)Using an appropriate statistical test determine whether train companies or coach companies have ...

*August 17, 2011 by waqas*

**Math probability**

a bag of fruit contains 4 apples, 1 plum, 2 apricots, 3 oranges. Pieces of fruit are drawn twice with replacement. What is p(apple, then apricot)? 4/5, 2/25, 3/25, 3/5 I chose 3/5.

*May 12, 2015 by Awesome*

**Physics**

A hardworking ant must supply 0.00955 N to pull a small piece of fruit at constant velocity over a distance of 8.60 cm up a small hill to the entrance of the colony. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the piece of fruit and the 16.2° sloped hill is 0.540, ...

*November 3, 2013 by Anonymous*