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science
A man seeking to set a world record wants to tow a 106,000-kg airplane along a runway by pulling horizontally on a cable attached to the airplane. The mass of the man is 77 kg, and the coefficient of static friction between his shoes and the runway is 0.82. What is the ...
Friday, October 4, 2013 at 5:15pm

physics
The froghopper (Philaenus spumarius), the champion leaper of the insect world, has a mass of 12.3mg and leaves the ground (in the most energetic jumps) at 4.00m/s from a vertical start. The jump itself lasts a mere 1.00ms before the insect is clear of the ground. (a) find the ...
Friday, October 4, 2013 at 1:13pm

World History
Describe the movement of the Indo-Europeans in their earliest migration I need a short answer pls!
Friday, October 4, 2013 at 7:43am

English
How does the following quote support the idea that class division is a type of prejudice seen in the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird?: "There's four kinds of folks in the world. There's the ordinary kind, like us and the neighbours, there's the kind like the ...
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 9:05pm

Derivatives
Find the derivatives of: 1. H(x)= sin2xcos2x The answer given is 2cos4x. My question is, how in the world did they get that!? Shouldn't the answer at least contain the sin function, either negative or positive seeing as it's the derivative of cos? Also, which rules are...
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 3:52am

world history
What role did the Greeks play in the creation of the Maurya Empire?
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 7:45pm

psychology
HELP! Explain ethical issues in psychological research.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 9:22am

World History
Which of the following is not a reason for the collapse of classical empires? A. Small size of empire B. Large size of empire C. Invasions D. Diseases I know invasions is not the correct answer.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 9:07pm

world geography
Imagine you are an elected official with the responsibility of drafting legislation designed to protect our environment. What items will you include in your bill? Who will be responsible for the bill's implementation? Its enforcement
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 5:42pm

History!!
PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE HELP ME!! <3 1. Which of the following describes the role of an anthropologist? (1 point) a person who studies the origin and development of humans*** a person who searches for artifacts from prehistoric people a person who excavates remains from early ...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 2:39pm

worldwide issues
If money wasnt used on electronic warfare how would our lives be different?
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 11:29am

English - Please help quickly!!
I need help with making a thesis statement for an essay I have to write on the book Poisonwood Bible The prompt I have says : Choose a novel or play that depicts a conflict between a parent and a son or daughter. Write an essay in which you analyze the sources of the conflict ...
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 9:39pm

Science
Which statement best describes the relationship between science and technology? A. The goal of science is to gain an understanding of the natural world, while the goal of technology is to use that understanding to improve people's lives. B. The goal of science is to create...
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 7:54pm

world history
what was the most significant reform that Peter the Great implemented in Russia?
Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 11:34am

us history
Which of the following reasons allowed Great Britain to further its colonization in the New World?
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 5:47pm

us history
What were religious groups who came to the New World looking for? a. Religious freedom for all religious groups. b. Equality for all. c. To avoid religious and civil persecution. d. To expand their religion throughout the colonies. A For what reason did the colonists feel that...
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 3:48pm

us history
Why were the British more successful than the Spanish in colonizing North America? Select one: a. They found more gold. b. They had a stronger military. c. They attracted more immigrants. d. They bonded with Native American populations. On the heels of repealing the Stamp Act...
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 3:24pm

English on different cultures
Why do many people across the world watch korean dramas instead of their own culture dramas?
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 12:54pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). How does the direction in which European rivers flow aid in linking Europeans to the world? A: The direction in which European rivers flow aid in linking Europeans to the world as they flow from the interior to the sea and are large enough for ships to traverse, ...
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 9:51pm

world history 8
Britain chose to keep Canada instead of these two slave colonies. a. Martinique and St. Kitts b. Martinique and Guadalupe c. Martinique and St. Johns d. Guadeloupe and St.Kitts d?
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 4:42pm

Math!
Please help me! I do not under stand any of this! I know i should do it on my own. but please help me!! 1.(6.0 x 10^5) x (3.0 x 10^4) = (1 point) 18 x 10^20 18 x 10^9 1.8 x 10^20 1.8 x 10^10 2. (5 x 10^–2) ÷ (2 x 10^3) = (1 point) 2.5 x 10^-5 2.5 x 10^-1 25 x 10^1 ...
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 12:37pm

world civilations
. How do you evaluate and understand the later Ming decision to drop (and forget about) the voyages?
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 7:33pm

Science
1) Which of the following is a valid reason why a scientist might reject a scientific theory? (1point) Some people disagree with it. It covers too broad a topic. New evidence contradicts it.*** It is too old. 2) A scientific hypothesis must be (1point) Correct Able to be ...
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 2:35pm

Grammar Advisor
Are these correct? I mark my answer with an X. 88. The reason to list all of the preliminary (non-procedural) information in a lesson plan is to be sure have considered each aspect. keep good records for your future needs. be able to communicate clearly with administrators, ...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 10:17pm

geography
The Pitsburg Steelers will fly near Akron Ohio which is "the ------ capitol of the world" and Toledo Ohio known as "----- ----"
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 9:29pm

Science!
1) Which statement best describes the relationship between science and technology? (1point) The goal of science is to gain an understanding of the natural world, while the goal of technology is to use that understanding to improve people’s lives.*** The goal of science is...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 8:16pm

Science!
1) Which statement best describes the relationship between science and technology? (1point) The goal of science is to gain an understanding of the natural world, while the goal of technology is to use that understanding to improve people’s lives.*** The goal of science is...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 7:49pm

language
1.which factor is most helpful in helping technology to progress? a) unintended consequences b) a better understanding of the natural world c) risk-benefit analysis d)obsolete technologies 2. an oven is a technological system. which of the following describes into this system...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 3:51pm

physics
Matt Ashell, world famous downhill skier, waxed his skis with the wrong kind of wax and ended up with a relatively high coefficient of friction of 0.40. If Matt, who weights 667.5 N is on a downhill slope of 38 degrees, will he slide without a push?
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 7:31pm

world history
Comparing and Contrasting-In what ways are modern burial practices similar to those of the ancient Egyptians? How are they different?
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 2:15pm

English 9R
connect your poem to something in the world, i.e. a song, film, current event, etc. Play the song or just mention the connection to the class. Have the students guess why this relates to your poem. My group and I read "The Eagle" by Alfred Lord Tennyson I'm ...
Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 7:43pm

ap world history
which region of the world benefited more from the columbian exchange?
Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 5:57pm

Math
Can someone help me with this question as in don't give me the answer but help me how to start it! I've been stuck on this question for the past 20 min trying different ways. Thanks In 2010, only 700 mountain gorillas remained in the world. Of these, about 5/9 of them ...
Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 3:03pm

ap world history
how did wheat impact the Americas?
Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 12:11pm

world lit
A comprehensive defense! More effective, perhaps, If I knew its purpose. Come: what is it? Explain it?
Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 12:14am

socials
An extension to my other question- how did oliver cromwell like impact the world and why was he significant? It could relate to if he had high moral principles. I wrote my essay but I don't know how to close it up.
Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 11:36pm

Math
Part I: Statistical Measures Statistics is a very powerful topic that is used on a daily basis in many situations. For example, you may be interested in the age of the men who attend Silver’s Gym. You could not assume that all men are the same age. Thus, it would be an ...
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 8:10pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What are the steps in slash-and burn farming? 2). What are some of the problems of cities in the region? My answers to these questions are the following: 1). The steps of slash-and-burn farming are: first, to cut trees, brush, and grasses to clear a field. The second step ...
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 8:03pm

History
1. Marco Polo wrote an account of the marvels of (1 point) the Americas. Venice. Asia.*** Spain. 2. Which man and his army conquered Peru? (1 point) Francisco Pizarro Atahualpa Hernan Cortes*** Montezuma 3. Traders who established rights to the Canadian fur trade were (1 point...
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 4:41pm

English
Decide which of the two reasons offered in each instance will be more persuasive to the specified audience.Write out the implied warrant for each "because" clause and explain whether the specific audience will likely grant it or not. 1)Audience:people who advocate a ...
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 10:46pm

English
What are the common nouns in these sentences? I think I have them right but I'm not sure. 1 is zone. 2 is steamboat. 3 is sister 4 is cross, and crossings. 5 is brother and animals. 6 is beavers and people 7 is voyage and world. It would be greatly appreciated if someone ...
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 8:43pm

World History
in what ways are the ideas of the buddhist eightfold path similar to and different from the ideas, beliefs, and practices, of other religions or philosophies you may know about?
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 5:50pm

world history
1)What items did Harappans trade with peoples in the Sumerian region? 2)What is the probable cause of the end of Indus Valley culture? I NEED DIRECT ANSWERS PLEASE!
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 2:55pm

physics
how did nikola tesla change the world? and why students do not know about him and his inventions?
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 11:25pm

world history
What are two positive and negative and things about civilization
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 7:23pm

PHYSICS
A woman goes out running. She first travels 5.2km north. She then turns and travels 3.6km west. Finally, she turns again and travels 2.6km south. We are assuming a flat rectangular world. If a bird were to start out from the origin (where the woman starts) and fly directly (in...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 6:20pm

more news
Former White House chief of staff William Daley abruptly dropped out of the race for Illinois governor on Monday. Daley says that he wasn’t sure if he wanted to devote time to a long, hard campaign followed by four years of office. Spokesman Peter Giangreco confirmed that...
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 11:48pm

social studies
How Might Satellite Images and Computers Help Geographers Improve Their Knowledge of the World?
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 8:47pm

Literature
What does this poem mean? What is th symbolism? Literary devices? Nothing Stays Put Amy Clampitt The strange and wonderful are too much with us. The protea of the antipodes--a great, globed, blazing honeybee of a bloom-- for sale in the supermarket! We are in our decadence, we...
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 8:39pm

social studies
What are 3 levels at which a geographer might study the world? Which of these levels covers the largest area? How are maps and globes different? How are they similar?
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 8:38pm

Math
1. The table shows the growth in the number of Mcdonalds restaurants across the world. Rank the years growth in order from least to greatest. Year 2010 Growth .008 Year 2009 Growth .015 Year 2008 Growth 1/50 Year 2007 Growth 1% A.2010,2007,2009,2008 B.2007,2008,2009,2010 C....
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 6:16pm

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

World History
How are paintings similar to or different from public murals created today?
Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 2:45pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What happened in the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, and who was believed to be responsible? 2). How did the United States respond to the attacks? My answers to these questions are the following: 1). On the morning of September 11th, 2001, ...
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 8:52pm

writing?
describe the world in 10 sentences
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 6:07pm

math
Give an example of a real world situation that could be represented by the expression -1.4-2.3. Then simplify the expression and tell what the answer means in the context of the situation.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 8:47pm

World History
1)Why is the development of a written code of laws important to a society? 2)How did the need to interact with the environment lead to advances in civilization?
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 3:21pm

World History
How was sumerian culture spread throughout mesopotamia?
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 2:53pm

World History
what is the relationship between the development of specialized workers and the development of complex institutions?
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 1:19pm

english 11
the statement below represents which genre from the early american and colonial period? i want to explain origins of the natural origins of the natural world and its processes.(1 point) a.the poetry of anne bradstreet b.the oral tradition of native americans c.the journals of ...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 6:38pm

World History
How did Renaissance thinkers think the individual was defined? Explain how this idea can be compared with the value of an individual in ancient Roman and medieval European societies. Any help with this question would be greatly appreciated. Please and thank you!
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 4:32pm

world civilization
Kenzaburo Oe: a. is Japan's greatest living poet b. painted the famous portrait of general Macarthur in eight minutes on a sidewalk c. received a noble prize for literature d believes rising materialism in present day japan represents progress
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 8:41am

public speaking
Paul is delivering a speech on the hunger epidemic in the world. His speech could be helped with the use of:
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 7:40pm

Chemistry
I am also having issues for this structure as well. [CH*subscript3*CH*subscript2*C(CH*subscr​ipt3*)CH(CH*subscript3*)CHCH*suscript2*]​+ it reads from left to right like this: [CH3CH2C(CH3)CH(CH3)CHCH2]+
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 12:59pm

Chemistry
I am having issues drawing the lewis structure for this...can anyone explain? CHCCH*subscript2*CH0
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 12:56pm

World History
What were the main powers and responsibilities of a Sumerian king?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 8:03pm

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

humanities
Do you know GATEWAYS TO WORLD LITERATURE THE ANCIENT WORLD THROUGH THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD (PENGUIN ACADEMICS SERIES) VOLUME 1 online book for free? I saw some website in you have to download some plugin to view the book. Are they saw?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 5:37pm

law
in regards to the Miranda rights are there still any unresolved issues regarding suspect rights that the Supreme Court will need to address in the future
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 12:02pm

college essay
Im writing a college essay and Im not sure how to edit the first paragraph 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 ...
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 5:41am

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

World History
What do the dates reveal about the chronology of early human migration?
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 3:10pm

Ancient World History
Why did the development of agriculture ocurred around the same time in several different places
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 2:25pm

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

ms.sue check
hi ms.sue please check my world history answer :) from a couple of minutes ago
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 7:27pm

World History
True or false. if false, what is the true statement? 1. To ancient egyptians, the most important feature of the river was the many fish that lived in it. 2. Ancient Egyptian civilization was marked by constant change and upheaval over the centuries. 3. Osiris took on an ...
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 6:21pm

Geography
What role do natural resources play in the economy of a country? My answer: Natural resources are a major part of world trade. This is especially true of the fossil fuels, since industry relies on them for both power, energy, and raw materials in manufacturing.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 5:40pm

Geography
How do the three basic geographic characteristics affect a nation? My answer: The three basic geographic characteristics affect a nation in various manners. Size affects a nation because a larger nation, such as United States, China, or Russia, has the potential to be more ...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 7:26pm

Biology
Which of the following is a correct statement? A. Decomposition is an important part of only two of the three nutrient cycles. B. The nutrient cycles contain paths of elements through the living world but not through the nonliving world. C. Living organisms are able to convert...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 12:38pm

science urgent please i really need your help
Which of the following is an example of recycling? a. collecting and remelting aluminum beer cans b. cleaning and refilling soft-drink bottles c. selling used clothing at a garage sale d. saving leftovers in a peanut butter jar e. using household water to water a garden Point...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 8:29pm

science
About __________% of the world's human population lives in the developing countries. a. 20 b. 40 c. 60 d. 80 e. 90
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 8:25pm

science
The market value in current dollars of all goods and services produced within a country for final use during a year is the a. gross national product. b. gross world product. c. per capital GNP. d. per capita GDP. e. gross domestic product. Developed countries a. are highly ...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 8:22pm

science
Linear growth a. is characterized by a rapidly growing population. b. is demonstrated by the sequence 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. c. is illustrated by the numbers 2, 4, 8, 16, 32. d. is characterized by resource use and consumption. e. is characterized by a slowly decreasing ...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 8:21pm

calculus
Some scientists believe that the average surface temperature of the world has been rising steadily. They have modeled the temperature by the linear function T = 0.02t + 8.75, where T is temperature in °C and t represents years since 1900. (a) What do the slope and T-...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 2:08pm

ap world history
where did wine originate?
Monday, September 2, 2013 at 7:04pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
what role do wind and ocean currents play in climate? My answer: Wind and ocean currents help distribute the sun's heat from one part of the world to another through convention, the transfer of heat in the atmosphere by upward motion of the air.
Monday, September 2, 2013 at 9:18am

public speaking
In a world of ____________, communication skills help us to interact with people whose backgrounds are different from our own. A. careers B. changes C. technology D. personal relationships
Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 10:55pm

world history
to what places did wine spread?
Friday, August 30, 2013 at 2:28pm

world history
1. How does the story of Coca-Cola relate to the rise of capitalism and entrepreneurship in the 19th and early 20th c? 2. what is the "iron curtain"?
Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 7:41pm

US History
True or False Check. 1. During the Starving Time of 1609-10, some of the colonists turned to cannibalism as a means of survival. True 2. Early settlers of Jamestown spent many of their waking hours bowling. True 3. The location of Jamestown was selected partially out of fear ...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:53pm

English, grammar
I need some help with this question for one of my units in world englishes please help!? Q. Argue for or against the status of 'double negation' as a 'mistake' on spoken English. I am arguing for so I agree with this status. I believe double negation in spoken ...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:24pm

English, linguistics
Can someone please help me with this question, it's for a subject I'm doing in World Englishes? Q: Use the IPA to transcribe the words 'barn' and 'borrow' as they would be pronounced in a non-rhotic Standard English Variety?
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:23pm

SAT Writing
I can't find the post regarding to the essay about "Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 7:28pm

World History Honors
Discuss early trade among different groups of people
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 6:55pm

hca 415
U.S. Health Care System Critical Issues The size, scope, and complexity of the U.S. health system makes it difficult to deliver quality care to all of its citizens. What do you believe are the three most critical issues facing the health care system in the United States today...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 5:08pm

Writing
Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 7:10pm. Please give feedback and grade. Prompt:"Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is ...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 10:58pm

World History
List the defining characteristics of the Paleolithic Age
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 8:39pm

ap world history
how did British tea trade help america?
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 2:51pm

World History
Which of the following did not lead to the growth of government? A. the need to build walls for defense B. growing numbers of people C. the rise of religion D. the need to maintain food supplies My answer is A. But I'm not sure.
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 10:11pm

ap world history
How did the British trade in tea affect America and India?
Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 7:07pm

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