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Social Studies
A period of bad weather hurt the orange groves in Florida, from where many of the oranges grown for juice come from. Supplies of oranges dropped greatly because of the bad weather. What is the most likely effect on the price of orange juice? a) Prices will drop because people ...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 10:51am

Social Studies
According to the law of demand, low prices serve mostly as a ________ for buyers. a) supply b) reward c) substitute d) penalty Is it b? In economics, what is a substitute? a) a good or service that is more expensive than the one the buyer first wanted b) a good or service that...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 10:32am

math
the average weight of men in a meeting room is 170 pounds, and average weight of women is 130 pounds. if more than 60% of the people in the room are men, which of the following could be the average weight of all the people in the room?
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 11:50pm

News
Let's use the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard today as an example. http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/poli​ce-search-for-active-shooter-on-grounds-​of-washington-navy-yard-in-southeast-dc/​2013/09/16/b1d72b9a-1ecb-11e3-b7d1-7153a​d47b549_story...
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10:21pm

Math
Anabelle, this isn't a place to tell people to follow you on instagram. And if that's your dream, well.. you should really think about your life. Sorry, couldn't resist replying to that.
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 8:21pm

Math
Anabelle, this isn't a place to tell people to follow you on instagram. And if that's your dream, well.. you should really think about your life. Sorry, couldn't resist replying to that.
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 8:21pm

Geography
How do the people use the land in New Orleans Louisiana??? ( farming herding mining industry)?
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 7:15pm

Mathematics
I need help on this following question there are 45 choirs members going to the recital.Each van can carry 8 people.How many vans are needed?
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 6:29pm

Physics
At the airport they have people movers (horizontal escalators). Your friend decides to use the people mover and since you've been sitting decide to walk along side. You would like to continue your conversation and thus need to continue moving at the same speed. Assuming ...
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 2:33pm

Math
You are buying gifts for 10 people. You decide to buy each person either a CD or a DVD. A CD costs $12 and a DVD costs $20. Write and simplify an expression in terms of c for the total cost of all the gifts you buy. My answer- My expression is 12c + 20(10-c). When I use the ...
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 12:29pm

world geography
you are an investor in virginia compny.in order to make a profit,you must encourage people to leave england and move to jamestown.create an advertisement describing the advantages of living in virginia.
Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 11:55pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What are some of the causes of urban sprawl? 2). What are some of the effects of urban sprawl? 3). What happens when metropolitan areas spread farther and farther out? 4). What are some of the negative effects of urban sprawl? My answers to these questions are the ...
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:28pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
Terrorists do not want territory. Countries want territory. Terrorists apparently want to punish those people or countries whom they don't like.
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 8:08pm

Two Voice poem
Christopher Columbus: I have found many islands and people, And have taken possession of all that were found, As well as enter all harbors, And placed a large cross in the ground, Making sure the cross was put in appropriately, And Your Highnesses banner was unfurled, The ...
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 4:17pm

Capitalism
I agree with Ms. Sue. A "cure" for poverty is probably never going to happen. Remember that "capitalism" and "free enterprise" are pretty much the same thing, just different terms. Over my lifetime (since I started paying attention and voting, ...
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 2:27pm

Algebra
A sales force has 10 men and 10 women. A production unit of 7 people is set up at random. What is the probality that it will consist of 3 men and 4 women
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:32am

math
The owner of a luxury motor yacht that sails among the 4000 Greek islands charges $630 per person per day if exactly 20 people sign up for the cruise. However, if more than 20 people (up to the maximum capacity of 90) sign up for the cruise, then each fare is reduced by $4 per...
Friday, September 13, 2013 at 10:38pm

Biology ms sue
When people around us respect the environment, we usually do too. People I know recycle paper, cans, plastic, etc. We buy cloth bags for our groceries. We'd be embarrassed to litter or harm nature. The environment influences culture. As I understand it, Islamic paradise is...
Friday, September 13, 2013 at 7:14pm

english grade 12
Hi, Could you give me your opinion if I should add more to. Thank you Why is political correctness important? Political correctness is important because we need to be sensitive to stereotyping against race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We ...
Friday, September 13, 2013 at 4:56pm

religion
What is an example of a time when two people were competing for honor.
Friday, September 13, 2013 at 3:31pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). Why is the Northeast one of the most heavily industrialized and urbanized areas? 2). How is the economy of the Midwest changing? 3). What helped the economy of the West to grow? My answers to these questions are the following: 1). The Northeast is one of the most heavily ...
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 6:49pm

World History
As people turned from hunting and gathering to farming, they needed to supply water for crops in dry areas. Locating near rivers provided water for irrigation as well as for drinking. The ancient Egyptians took advantage of the yearly flooding from the Nile to bring them ...
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 4:29pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What landforms must be crossed by pioneers going from Independence, Missouri, to the Pacific coast? 2). What kinds of movement were taking place in the United States in the last half of the 20th century? My answers to the questions are the following: 1). Pioneers traveling...
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 2:32pm

World History
Specialized workers means that there are many different types of jobs -- which leads to complex institutions to govern these people and jobs.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 1:32pm

Biology of environment
Environmental ethic means respect for the environment. People who believe in environmental ethics try to protect and save the natural environment. Cultural ethics have influence on environmental ethics.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 1:23pm

Biology of environment
The suffix -centric means centered around or in the middle of or the most important. Anthropocentric : people are most important Biocentric: all life, except humans, is more important than nonliving things Ecocentric: nature is more important than people
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 1:01pm

SS
My textbook says that producers are the people that make and sell products, so I can't decide between a and c.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 12:45pm

Biology of environment
I have to define what these words mean culture and environmental ethics and which one have influence over other For culture I just wrote that its beliefs and customs that are shared of group of people anything to add to that and I don't get what environmental ethic means ...
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 12:37pm

Science
A theory is an explanation which most people agree with. It keeps changing, but the explanation which is most agreed with is a scientific theory.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 11:57am

Science
1)Which of the following is a valid reason to study science?(1point) All employers require an in-depth knowledge of science. Carrying out scientific experiments is a requirement of everyday life. Most colleges require advanced science classes. Understanding basic science terms...
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 11:46am

Social Studies
Which statement explains why division of labor increases work productivity? 1. Employers can pay workers more money when they get more done. 2. Employers must fire some of their workers so fewer people have to get the work done. 3. Workers learn their jobs more quickly when ...
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 11:16am

finance
3. Assume the economy consisted of three types of people. 50% are fad followers, 45% are passive investors (they have read this book and so hold the market portfolio), and 5% are informed traders. The portfolio consisting of all the informed traders has a beta of 1.5 and an ...
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 1:31am

Math
a soup kitchen prepared 2 gallons of soup. how many people can be fed if each serving of soup is 3/4 of a cup? I know the answer is 42 people but I want to known the formula
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 8:45pm

LANGUAGE ARTS
Choose the sentence that provides an accurate contrast-based context clue for the italicized word.(1point) He usually only treated people with cruelty, so I was surprised when he showed “compassion” for the crying child.*** I was tired of being reckless; I decided ...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 8:35pm

math
8C5 + 8C4 the reason is that once you have chosen the 4 or 5 people for the larger car, the rest go into the smaller car. Note that you could choose the smaller car first, getting 8C3+8C4 ways, but that's the same, since 8C5 = 8C3
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 6:45pm

Writing
I am doing an intro paragraph of being on a pedal boat at a bay. My writing teacher said we had to make our stories interesting and make people want to read it and be fascinated with it. So, I started with: "Ahhh!!! We're going to sink," said Elana. For my second...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 5:58pm

Language Arts
1)Prior knowledge is largely built upon our experiences. What experience could NOT help you fill out the sections on a job application?(1point) Answering questions on a math quiz*** Applying for a library card Interviewing a friend about her summer vacation Reading a help ...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 12:25pm

Social Studies
What is one benefit of trade? Prices go up for luxury goods from abroad. People have access to more goods and services. Workers may make goods to be sold in other countries Consumers can choose to buy goods made closer to home Is it the third one?
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 11:46am

History (Western Civilization)
Read read read ... http://www.ancientgreece.com/s/People/Pe​ricles/ http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/peric​les/p/Pericles.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pericles
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 7:14am

Math - Fractions
Mary has invited all her friends and all the students in her class to her birthday party. She invited 27 girls and 15 boys in all. What fraction of the people she invited are girls?
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 10:18pm

History - Explorers
There isn't much known about Hudson's life as a child. Check these sites for a little information. http://www.ducksters.com/biography/explo​rers/henry_hudson.php http://www.biography.com/people/henry-hu​dson-9346049 http://www.softschools.com/timelines/hen...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 6:41pm

body systems terminology
Which of the following statements is not correct ? A. Nerves are made of sensory and / or motor fibers B. Sensory nerves are efferent nerves C. The medulla oblongata connects the spinal cord to the rest of the brain D. There are 10 lumbar nerves I have narrowed my answers down...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 1:00pm

Social Studies
Which sentence best tells the effect of scarcity on economics? A. Scarcity shapes decisions about how to distribute goods. B. Because resources are scarce consumers buy fewer goods. C. Scarcity makes people work harder to make more money. D. The existence of scarce resources ...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 12:47pm

Science
A student wants to determine what type of cereal his classmates like best. He buys three of his favorite puffed cereals and one oat cereal. He pours five bowls of each cereal and gives one bowl to each of his 20 classmates. He asks each of his classmates if they liked the ...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 12:10am

us history
I agree with you. Syria is not a threat to the U.S. It's criminal that the dictator has slaughtered so many of the Syrian people, but the U.S. is not the world's policeman, judge, jury, nor executioner. President Obama would retain much more of his credibility as a ...
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 8:38pm

math
you are responsible for buying supplies for an upcoming camping trip. you can buy packages of stew that just need water added and then are heated. Each package costs $4.95 and contains enough stew for 2 people. You need to buy enough packages so that you can have stew for 3 ...
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 7:49pm

math
you are responsible for buying supplies for an upcoming camping trip. you can buy packages of stew that just need water added and then are heated. Each package costs $4.95 and contains enough stew for 2 people. You need to buy enough packages so that you can have stew for 3 ...
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 7:43pm

Holidays
The other major holiday could be Easter (for religious Christians) or Independence Day, July 4. January 1 is also important for some people. Veteran's Day used to be commemorated more than it is now.
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 5:40pm

MATH
A person scores 81 on a test of verbal ability and 6.4 on a test of quantitative ability. For the verbal ability test, the mean for people in general is 50 and the standard deviation is 20. For the quantitative ability, the mean for people in general is 0 and the standard ...
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 5:29pm

science
A student wants to determine what type of cereal his classmates like best. He buys three of his favorite puffed cereals and one oat cereal. He pours five bowls of each cereal and gives one bowl to each of his 20 classmates. He asks each of his classmates if they liked the ...
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 11:34am

Business
1. Sell only Latitudes; no more Inspirons. I've read that Dell itself makes Latitudes, but that HP (the company Dell bought up) makes all the Inspirons. Latitudes are definitely better. 2. Give people the choice, for the same price, whether to order a computer with Windows...
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 10:28am

science
A student wants to determine what type of cereal his classmates like best. He buys three of his favorite puffed cereals and one oat cereal. He pours five bowls of each cereal and gives one bowl to each of his 20 classmates. He asks each of his classmates if they liked the ...
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 10:50pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
3). Methods of moving people and goods across the continent have changed over time by advances in transportation, such as transcontinental railroads, canals, national highway systems, and the St. Lawrence Seaway.
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 7:28pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What factors affect the choice of a location of a city? 2). Why is the St. Lawrence Seaway important? 3). How did methods of moving people and goods across the continent change over time? 4). In what ways have transportation systems crossing the continent altered the ...
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 7:13pm

Re CHEATER
I can't figure out why people pay for these courses ... and then cheat. What's the point if you're not going to do your own learning? Plus it's a HUGE waste of money. =(
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 6:37pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
Two groups of people living in the same area might develop different cultures because they may have been born with different customs and share different beliefs?
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 5:02pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
Cultural diffusion means that one group adopts a custom of another group. That doesn't explain why two groups of people in the same area might have different cultures. Study what I posted for you a few days ago. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=137​8426354
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 4:45pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
Why might two groups of people living in the same area develop different cultures? My answer: Two groups of people living in the same area might develop different cultures because, if they came into contact with each other, diffusion may occur between the groups.
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 4:41pm

social studies
A 150 years ago nearly 3/4 of the working people in this country worked on farms. By the beginning of the 1980s only 1/40 did. Clearly automation "destroyed" many farms jobs. But if technology were really eliminating work, we would expect unemployment . The reason ...
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 11:34am

Geography ( Ms. Sue)
Two groups of people living in the same area might develop different cultures because, if they came into contact with each other, diffusion may occur between the groups?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:13pm

Geography ( Ms. Sue)
Why might two groups of people living in the same area develop different cultures?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:00pm

Geography
Do you understand that canals linked waterways? Why do you think the people built canals between rivers?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 9:02pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
I believe the answer to be that people went inside and underground, but which of the five themes apply to it? Human-environmental interactions, perhaps?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 8:12pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
It states, "To make the city's severe winters more endurable, people went inside and underground. In fact, large areas of Montreal have been developed underground, including a network of shops and restaurants."
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 8:10pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
In developing their city, how did the people of Montreal solve the problems of a severe climate? Which of the five themes apply to this situation?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 7:58pm

World History ASAP
What people created the first mesopotamian civilization? ANSWER: Sumerians What did they contribute to early civilization? I don't get this answer ://
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 7:31pm

Chemistry
I most certainly disagree with any statement that normality is not needed anymore although I agree it is confusing (sometimes) and its use has been discouraged since the IUPAC and a lot of smarter people than I am changed all the rules. (Yes, you hit a sore spot. I wish we ...
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6:40pm

history
You have described the living quarters. What do you think "physical surroundings of Catal Huyuk" means? Only the dwellings in which people lived?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 8:19am

college essay
My Song My existence thus far has been a musical performance. The world is my stage, the platform on which I can express myself creatively. My life is the reputable melody that I play from my guitar, and the notes are my memories and life experiences. As life fluctuates and ...
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 8:01am

history
If Catal huyuk had been built near a major river system, how might life have been different? Check my answer. Floods, fire, drought and other natural disasters could destroy a village. Diseases such as malaria could spread easily among people living closely together.
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 7:25am

Geography
People in cities are closer to doctors and hospitals than people in the country.
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 10:07pm

World History
How did Neanderthals and Cro-Magnons differ from earlier people?
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 5:04pm

Literature
Mrs. sue, everytime I see someone asking for help you never help them you complain about it. I thought this was a website that helps people not complain about.
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 1:12pm

history
What changes did farming and herding make in the people's lives?
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 11:04am

history
In What ways did Neolitic People Dramatically improve their lives? Please check my answer.. the change over from hunting and gathering to farming and herding took place not once but many times. Neolithic people in many parts of the world independently developed agriculture
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 9:13am

history
Please check my answer.. the change over from hunting and gathering to farming and herding took place not once but many times. Neolithic people in many parts of the world independently developed agriculture
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 9:10am

history
in what ways did Neolithic people dramatically improve their lives
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 7:22am

English
Have you read some really good extended metaphors? Here is one. (Do you recognize who wrote this?) In a sense we've come to our nation's capital to cash a cheque. When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of...
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 7:19am

SS
Me? I'd rather have a sufficient number of fire trucks that are reliable. It's wonderful to have parks, but when people lose their homes because fire trucks break down, parks won't help them. There is no good outcome here, no matter what you choose! Think!
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 7:15am

STATISTICS
Researchers asked questions in 1001 randomly selected adults in Russia. We found a statistically significant, strong positive correlation between income and the number of recycling bins filled their houses per week (r = 0,77). Choose the best interpretation of the result. &...
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 6:19am

STATISTICS
True or False? A researcher is interested in studying whether there is a correlation of IQ with health. For this purpose he selected a sample of 261 people and asked them to complete two questionnaires: one for IQ and one for health. After evaluating the questionnaires each ...
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 6:15am

SS
A city council has $100,000 to spend on city improvements. The council may choose to spend the money on buying two new fire trucks or to update four local parks. Which of these gives a trade off of choosing to spend the money on four local parks? a) firefighters must use older...
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 10:36pm

Geography
How about an area that has some people whose parents were born in other countries? They would enjoy different food and perhaps speak different languages and might follow a different religion. What about the cultural differences between those with college educations who make ...
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 9:19pm

AP Euro
He meant that people admired the humanists who had studied and followed the ancient Greeks. It was believed that their knowledge in many ways surpassed the knowledge accumulated in Europe in the intervening years.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 9:14pm

Geography
I don't know. I suppose two groups of people living in the same area might develop different cultures because they may have developed two different societies.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 9:03pm

Geography
Why would two groups of people develop different cultures or blueprints about how they should behave. Why don't the people who live in a specific area all have the same culture and expectations about how to behave?
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 8:56pm

Geography
Two groups of people living in the same area might develop different cultures because culture acts as a blueprint for how a group of people should behave if they want to fit in with the groups.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 8:53pm

Geography
Two groups of people living in the same area might develop different cultures because acculturation, which is when a society changes because it accepts or adopts an innovation, may occur.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 8:32pm

Geography
Why might two groups of people living in the same area develop different cultures?
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 8:12pm

Geography
I think human-environmental interactions best fits this question. Landforms and climate are part of the environment. Where people live is human oriented. This might also be region.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 8:01pm

Government
Looking for an issue and a solution where the people and the government can help
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 7:24pm

Geography
Landforms and climate affect this due to some lands being unsuitable, in terms of temperature, vegetation, and climate, for human habitation, which influences where people live. As a result, populations are concentrated along coastal regions and river valleys. The lightly ...
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 7:21pm

Geography
Landforms and climate affect this due to some lands being unsuitable, in terms of temperature, vegetation, and climate, for human habitation, which influences where people live, resulting in population distribution.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 7:11pm

Geography
How do landforms and climate affect the distribution of population? My answer: Landforms and climate affect this due to some lands being unsuitable for human habitation, which influences where people live, resulting in population distribution.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 7:03pm

current events health care reform
Thank you for that. That is going in the correct direction. Is there some mechanical process that I have to follow beyond that? Are there deadlines by which these procedures have to be followed? Hypothetically, how does the Obama administration expect people living below ...
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 4:47pm

current events health care reform
People living below the poverty line are probably eligible for Medicaid. How can anyone build up personal wealth if they have to pay thousands of dollars for medical care following an accident or for necessary surgery or a chronic illness? http://www.medicaid.gov/
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 4:46pm

current events health care reform
Thank you for that. That is going in the correct direction. Is there some mechanical process that I have to follow beyond that? Are there deadlines by which these procedures have to be followed? Hypothetically, how does the Obama administration expect people living below ...
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 4:40pm

social studies
1. Explain two ways in which sectionalism caused conflict or tension in the United States during the early 1800s. Then explain how sectionalism affects economics and politics in the United States today. 2. which was more of a priority in presindents lincolns reconstruction ...
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 3:33pm

pHI 103
Ignore these people with smart comments. I know how hard this class was and I consider myself a fairly itelligent woman. I understand why you are asking this question. Ask yourself how this class made you feel. Did it help you to understand critical thinking any better and if ...
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 2:35pm

psy
I am really curious why on all of these sites so many people act like such smart #$$#@ regarding this question. It's a serious question, and it was a very difficult class for many people. Such a waste of time to read such ridiculous answers to such a serious question.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 2:32pm

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