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Statistics
Politicians are interested in knowing the opinions of their constituents on important issues. One administrative assistant to a senator claims that more than 63% of adult women favor stricter gun laws. A recent telephone survey of 1026 adult women by IBR Polls found that 65.9...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 5:08pm

english
find an Ottawa Citizen news story about Scott Starson. Some issues to reflect upon in your thought paper: 3. Scott’s psychiatrist said: "I hope the Supreme Court in its wisdom will look not only at the issue of the right to refuse treatment, but the ...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10:24pm

english
find an Ottawa Citizen news story about Scott Starson. Some issues to reflect upon in your thought paper: 2. Why is there such disagreement amongst Scott, his various friends, his mother, and his doctors about the right way to address his needs?
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10:24pm

english
find an Ottawa Citizen news story about Scott Starson. Some issues to reflect upon in your thought paper:] 1. At what point should physicians or family members have the right to impose treatment on an individual with a mental disorder?
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10:23pm

Science: Galileo
What does Galileo's Dialogue of 2 Chief World Systems talk about?
Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 4:48pm

world history
Why did the Greek went to war with the Trojans? SHORT ANSWERS PLS :)
Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 4:11pm

AP World History
How did technology impact Imperial Rome?
Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 3:24pm

english
Hey, Can please somebody read and correct this text? I thning that this time it is very bad... But I can't say exactly why... maybe someone of you can help me? Thanks Minnie 1. What does Cohen point out before giving his seven monster theses? Before Cohen gives is seven ...
Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 1:06pm

English... Urgent
Hi this is a mystery problem can you solve this? The best forger of all time was indeed a most brilliant artist and a man respected and sought after in the criminal world. One day he was asked to copy $50 notes but the police searched his premises before be even got started ...
Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 3:15am

English
Hello, I am french and I have some english homework for tomorrow, Can you correct my English please ? Thank ou During the Victorian era, the middle class growth quickly. Moreover, the social divide was very important ( To illustrate this gap, the underworld was characterized ...
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 5:29am

World History
City-States Essay Assignment In what ways were the Indus Valley people an advanced civilization? In what ways did their civilization compare to an advanced modern civilization today? The Indus people were always a step ahead in a lot of their achievements. They were very ...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 2:22pm

World History
Which best describes the earliest form of writing? 1.It uses wedge-shaped characters. 2.It is called hieroglyphics. 3.It was taught to all Mesopotamians. 4.It was created in the Indus Valley. I would say either number 2 or 3
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 11:47am

World History
Which best describes the mathematics of the Mesopotamians? 1. It did not influence that of other places. 2.It was based on the number six. 3. It was learned from the egyptians. 4.It did not have any practical use.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 11:27am

world geography
The largest mass migration in human history has taken place in china. why ?
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 11:26am

World History
Hi sorry for another question but How could historians help us understand why two groups of people are in conflict?
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 7:00pm

World History
What are some common things people do for a living in the Complex Civilization time period?
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 4:20pm

World History
Even though Robespierre was not a defender of women's equality in France, how are his and Etta Pal d'Aelders's arguments similar? When might Sieyes claim that women would be eligible for the equal rights that Etta Palm d'Aelders states that they rightfully ...
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 9:14pm

Report (Writeacher or Ms. Sue)
Does my report require any editing? "Incorporated as a city in 1837, Chicago has experienced great changes, rapid growth, and an immense amount of industrialization since the time of its original creation. From once being inhabited merely by a Native American tribe known ...
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 8:56pm

World History (last one promise)
Name three famous roman writers. Name their works and explain why these works are important. :-)
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 7:44pm

World History.. again :x
Name new ideas in technology that occurred during the Greco-Roman time?
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 7:42pm

World History
Who was Hannibal? What happened to him? Why was he important?
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 7:15pm

World History
Who were the patricians and plebeians and why were they in conflict with each other?
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 6:41pm

World History
Why were the etruscans considered to be the greatest influence on early rome?
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 6:29pm

Geography Report (Ms. Sue)
This is what I have written so far. Do you suggest any improvements? Location: Chicago's absolute location is about 42 degrees North latitude and 87 degrees West longitude. It is located upon the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan in the northeastern part of Illinois. ...
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 5:01pm

math
1. What is the product of (5.1 × 10^3) • (3.2 × 10^3)? (1 point) 16.32 × 10^6 1.632 × 10^7 16.32 × 10^9 1.632 × 10^10 2. What is the product of (7.28 × 10^-2) • (9.1 × 10^-2)? (1 point) 6.6248 × 10^-3 66.248 &...
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 4:38pm

Geography Report (Ms. Sue)
I know you told me not to post a rough draft, but I have only written three paragraphs and I am struggling to write the others. Even so, could you evaluate the paragraphs I have already written and tell me of what could be improved or improvised. Thank you. "Location: The...
Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 8:38pm

World History and Geography 9R - HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hinduism VS Buddhism?? Similarities and differences Please help and something for a 9th grader to UNDERSTAND.
Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 6:27pm

English
What object would you write this poem on and why? The Secrets We Hide © Tiffany Franklin we struggle to have meaning in this world which we all know we try but yet we wonder where we all should go hidden in the questions which we can not find the answers are all hidden ...
Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 12:11am

english
(1) After my interview with these four young people, I reflected on the quiet sense of "difference" I sensed with many of these Upward Bound students. (2) As a college teacher who has also taught seventh-grade science, I have some experience with the faces and ...
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 6:10pm

World History
In what ways were the Indus Valley people an advanced civilization?
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 10:42am

Math
In the typing world, 80 words per minute is considered acceptable. How many words per 30 minutes is this? 8
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 7:29pm

Help history
World civilization 1 and 2 Which one s more interesting please help I have to chose one
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 5:16pm

computers
can someone help me anser this question on installing microsoft--- Describe an experience installing the Microsoft Office Suite software. Note: If the software is already preinstalled, take a look at where the software is installed and list the components that are included in ...
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 12:16pm

English (literature)
Can someone compare both William Bradford and Thomas Morton's reasons for coming to the new world? thank you.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 4:47pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). Why might Finland worry about nuclear power in Russia? A: ? 2). What was Russia's unemployment rate in 1998? A: Russia's unemployment rate was 13.5 % (or 13%?) in 1998? 3). What might account for the dip in life expectancy for Russian men? A: ? 4). How does male ...
Monday, October 14, 2013 at 4:32pm

college essay
can someone help me edit this My Song My existence thus far has been a musical performance. The world is my stage, the platform upon which I express myself creatively. My life is the reputable melody that I play on my guitar, and the notes are my memories and life experiences...
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 9:39am

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). Why were world leaders concerned about the security of nuclear weapons in Russia and the Republics after 1991? A: World leaders were concerned about security of nuclear weapons in Russia and the Republics after 1991 because the Soviet Union, which had once controlled those...
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 9:57pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). Some Russians have objected to the creation of new federal districts. Why might there be disagreement over the districts? A: There might be disagreement over the districts because the President of Russia hopes that the heads of the new federal districts will force regional...
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 9:39pm

Science-Earth's History
The geologic time scale originally ordered Earth's rocks by: A. absolute age B. relative age C. composition D. decades and centuries B Where did scientists originally get their information to develop the geologic time scale? A. They collected and studied rock samples in ...
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 12:33pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What were some of the objects traded or transported over the Silk Road? A: Some of the objects traded of transported included silk, gold, silver, ivory, jade, wine, spices, amber, linen, porcelain, grapes, perfumes, ostriches, and acrobats. 2). Why have some people ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 7:18pm

reading
Below is the last stanza of a poem, "Dover Beach," written in 1876 by Matthew Arnold. Ah, love, let us be true To one another! For the world, which seems To lie before us like a land of dreams, So various, so beautiful, so new, Hath really neither joy, nor love, nor ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 1:18pm

reading interpretation
(1) After my interview with these four young people, I reflected on the quiet sense of "difference" I sensed with many of these Upward Bound students. (2) As a college teacher who has also taught seventh-grade science, I have some experience with the faces and ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 12:33pm

Gov
What has been the U.S. policy toward the World Trade Organization (WTO)? A It has generally tried to convince the WTO to support a more protectionist stance in world trade. B It has attempted to strengthen the WTO. C It has refused to participate in the WTO. D It has neither ...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 10:35pm

english
complete the sentence by writing the correct form of the word shown in parentheses. You may not need to change the form that is given. 1. Is their (dissuade) Ted from attempting that difficult dive. dissuading 2. That statement is absolutely (fallacy). fallacious. 3.Dr.Kims ( ...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 12:21am

chemistry
The use of the British thermal unit (Btu {\rm Btu}) is common in much engineering work. (1 Btu {\rm Btu} = 1054J {\rm J}) A Btu {\rm Btu} is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 lb {\rm lb} of water by 1 ∘ F ^\circ {\rm F}. How many quads of energy ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 11:31pm

figure of speech
The World is as big as....
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 7:02pm

Finance
Suppose Preun Inc. issues $200 million in 60 day maturity commercial paper at a price of 99.35 par. (commercial paper is like a zero coupon bond. You buy it at a price of less than its par value and it pays the investor par value at the maturity date.) It then uses this money ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 4:58pm

world history
the meaning of paleolithic age
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 9:07am

Computers
which of the following types of bitmap graphics is most commonly used on the world wide web? My answer JPEG B. BMP C. PICT D. GIF I'm I on the right track?
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:05pm

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

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