# Questions Asked onSeptember 5, 2006

1. ## Language arts

Can someone give me an example of a metaphor? Is a mouse in front of the yawning maw of a python, a metaphor? Sorry, I wrote the question wrong.!!! ---------------------------------------------------- Is He's paralyzed, a mouse in front of the yawning maw

2. ## science

How many times did Earth orbit the sun between 140 CE and 1543 , how do you figure this up???? If you know how many years that is, the earth orbits the sun once a year. I hope this helps. Thanks for asking. How many years is 140 Ce to 1543 ?? We need to

3. ## years

How many years is 140 CE to 1543?? That depends on whether you mean 1543 CE or BCE. If it's 1543 BCE, then you add the two numbers. If it's 1543 CE, then you subtract the larger from the smaller. =) A slight correction here: If it is 1543 BCE, then you add

4. ## Math

Roots Ok, what about roots? Roots of polynomials? Square roots? Cube roots? Terminology, notation, equations using them? Help us out here a little.

5. ## listening

I have problems listening what can I do to improve it before I go back to school? Here are some websites with good ideas: http://elc.polyu.edu.hk/ELSC/material/Listening/kListening.htm#II.%20SKILLS%20TO%20BETTER%20LISTENING

6. ## math

just an algebra question. how would you solve: (3x^2 +5)(3x^2 +5) ^ means power :] Since you have not given us an equation, it is impossible to "solve" your problam. Please repost with the complete equation, so we can help you. I hope this helps a little.

I have troblem in reading speaking and viewing I was wondrieng what I can do to improve in these areas? For reading: http://english.glendale.cc.ca.us/speed1.html For speaking:

8. ## MATH

What is commutative property of addition? The commutative property of addition says we can change the order of the terms and the result is the same. Thus a+b=b+a. This is one of the field properties of the real numbers. This site explains the commutative

9. ## english

What is the role of rhetoric in influencing people's attitudes and beliefs? How can readers's distinguish between prejudicial and nonprejudicial use of rhetorical devices? Although prejudice is often defined as a negative attitude, we all have prejudices

10. ## Calculus

Determine the y-intercept of the exponential function y=6.05(0.83)x. Write your answer as an ordered pair enclosed in parentheses. What is y when x=0? The ordered pair looks like (x,6.05(0.83)x). Evaluate this for x=0. BTW, where is the exponential sign ^

11. ## PLZ PLZ PLZ HELP!!! History

does any1 know a magical beast that starts with I, Z, Q, X, or ex?? did u try searching the internet?? ask jeeves, google???? try it might help. sorry i couldn't return ur favor im not a history person & i don't wanna give u wrong info on this. thanx

12. ## lord of the flies journal help

hi if aanyone read the book "lord of the flies", can you help me? What is the relationship and friendship of simon and ralph. because when simon dies, my job is to write what ralph would say about simon in his eulogy. i know that simon feels close to

13. ## English

I just want to see if these are correct. Orig.1.He was sad to leave. (superlative) S/B 1. He was saddened to leave. Orig. 2. She ran as fast as the others on the team (comparative) S/B 2. She ran faster than the others ran on the team Orig. 3. Throughout

14. ## WHAT IS THE PROBLEM?

Is there anyone kind enough to provide any suggestions? I see that others have been responded to at least once and not this one. What is the problem? And if its a matter of not putting a particular subject, than perhaps it should also be addressed to

15. ## Physics

PLEASE HELP! I'm doing a physics demonstration, and in part of it I'm trying to explain why steel wool burns and normal steel doesn't. I know it's something to do with the smaller surface area and/or mass but I don't know WHY it burns because of this. Can

16. ## calculus

Consider the exponential function . Which of the following best describes the the graph of g? a. Concave up and increasing b. Concave up and decreasing c. Concave down and increasing d. Concave down and decreasing The rules are +constant, concave up, -

17. ## Algebra :]

What is the doamin and range of: y= square root of (3-2x) The domain must be non-negative when we have a square root. Thus 3x-2 is greater than or equal to 0. The range will be non-negative too. All real y =>0. verify this.

i need help with internal & external conflicts.i don't understnd them.i probaly just need a few examples from a book.i just finished reading speak by laurie halse anderson,which is a good book.well,i have to find 5 passages that reflect on the novels main

19. ## math

Is this the answear to 36x^2 y^4 a^-2 ____________________ 72a x^-1 y ^ means power Answear 1 _____ 2 a^3 x y^5 Answered below. Ok, you lined the constants up to get 1/2. The exponent of x looks wrong as does that for y, a^3 is correct.

20. ## math

Is this the answear to 36x^2 y^4 a^-2 ____________________ 72a x^-1 y ^ means power Answear 1 _____ 2 a^3 x^3 y^3 If this is not the answear then i don't know what to do. No. You didn't change signs of the exponents when you move X^-1 from bottom to top.

21. ## math

Is this the answear to 36x^2 y^4 a^-2 ____________________ 72a x^-1 y ^ means power Answear 1 _____ 2 a^3 x^-1 y^-3 Close, but now the exponent for x is wrong. The y term should be in the numerator too. Try again. Here is how it is done. You need to

22. ## help.....

my writing needs improvment and I was wondering what I can do to improve it? There are many good things you can do to improve your writing. Here are some suggestions: 1. Keep a journal. This is not a diary, but a journal. The difference is that in a

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23. ## bay and penninsula

What is the difference between a bay and a penninsula? A bay is a body of water -- smaller than a sea or ocean or gulf -- that is not completely surrounded by land. San Francisco Bay is one good example. A peninsula is a land formation that is surrounded

24. ## science

how do you do an orbital diagram? Explain a little more fully? Do you mean the shape of the orbital, the energy levels, just what?

25. ## algebra

Solve for x. (l is the absoulte bar, not one) 3*l 3x-2 l -6 > l 3x-2 l We're given; 3*|3x-2|-6 >|3x-2| Add -|3x-2| to both sides to get 2*|3x-2|-6 >0 Add 6 to both sides to get 2*|3x-2|>6 Divide both sides by 2 |3x-2|>3 This means 3x-2>3 or 3x-23 means 3x

26. ## economics

according to the law of demand,when will higher corn prices reduce the quanity demand of corn?

27. ## english

i need help with internal & external conflicts.i don't understnd them.i probaly just need a few examples from a book.i just finished reading speak by laurie halse anderson,which is a good book.well,i have to find 5 passages that reflect on the novels main

28. ## math

Simplify 36x^2 y^4 a^-2 ____________________ 72a x^-1 y ^ means power Divide both numerator and denominator by 36 which will give you 1/2. Then the a^-2 on top will tranfer to the bottom becoming a^2 and that will combine with the a already there to become

29. ## math

please help me i need help before tomorrow please help i need help on my homework Post a question and someone will try to help. Be specific about what you don't understand. i need help on greatest common factor What unit would you use if talking about area

30. ## English

correct this sentence comparatively please He responded to the interviewer as candidly as Tom. correct this sentence comparatively please He responded to the interviewer as candidly as Tom. Comparative is "more candidly" -- now rewrite the sentence. =)

31. ## English

In using comparisons, please correct this sentence. People who live in insulated homes pay less for their heating than homes that do not. Thanks. Let us know what YOU think, and someone will give you feedback. =)

32. ## check!!!(english!!!)

Highlight the words that you would use for note taking in the following excerpt. Since I canâ€™t highlight I will go like so- CAPITAL LETTERS - With the exception of the housefly, the -MOSQUITO- is perhaps the most widely -DISSEMINATED- of our domesticated

33. ## math

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34. ## science

i have a joke my science teacher asked my lab partner what is the density of water for are project it was 1.0 he said boiling it she said no then he said buring it she said no then he said throwing it of a rocet And I don't get it.

In 1995, more than 1.1 million students in the U.S. took the SAT. On the mathematics section, the mean =507, s=112 (standard deviation). Students receive scores rounded to the nearest 10. What is the interval of student scores that lie within one standard

36. ## pronouns/nouns

Could you please help with some of my homework questions of nouns and pronouns We can help you better, if you give us the specific questions. However, here are some sites that may be helpful. I got them by using the key words "noun pronoun" to search on

37. ## calculus

Evaluating an exponential function The function gives the value of a home in dollars in the year 1980 + t. What was the value of the home in 1988? Round your answer to the nearest whole dollar amount and give units. You would evaluate for t=8. The units

38. ## calculus

writing an exponential equation The function gives the value of a home in dollars in the year 1980 + t. Write an equation that can be used to determine the year in which the value of the home reached \$100,000? Use ^ to denote an exponent. Do not solve the

39. ## math

Simplify 36x^2 y^4 a^-2 ____________________ 72a x^-1 y ^ means power I answreed this above.

40. ## History/mythology

Does anyone happen to know the name of a mythical creature that starts with I,Q,X(or ex), or Z

im doing a paper on this---the environment of the american colonies gradually caused changes in the ideas and ways of life brought fromt he old world. discuss old world and new world ideas concernign religion, representative government, and the role of

42. ## calculus

Constant annual percentage growth The function gives the value of a home in dollars in the year 2000 + t. Find the constant annual percentage change in the value of the home. Give appropriate units with your answer. Again, I'm not sure what function is

43. ## social studies

What was the Stone age goverment? there was just a chief who ran everything, so monarchy, i suppose

44. ## has anyone read speak

i still don't get conflicts.but thanks for the help but i need more.i probaly just need a few EXAMPLES from a book.i just finished reading speak by laurie halse anderson,which is a good book.well,i have to find 5 passages that reflect on the novels main

45. ## algebra

Suppose f(x)=Ax+B for real constants A and B. If f(60)=70 and f(72)=79, find k such that !@#\$%^&)=k. PLEASE HELP :] Ok we have f(x)=Ax+B which is a line. We also know (1) f(60)=70 which means A*60+B=70 (2) f(72)=79 " " A*72+B=79 Which means A*12=9 if we

46. ## english

How do you find a simple subject in a sentence? The word that describes what we are talking about is the subject. "The man read to his son" is a sentence. We are talking about the man. Man is the subject. I hope this helps. One of the English gurus can

47. ## algebra 1

if you go from one point to the other do you subract the a and b or do you do all points in between to find the elevation? I'm not sure what this question refers to. Are you trying to calculate slopes?