Questions Asked on
September 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

    asked by vivian
  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

    asked by Charlotte
  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

    asked by Charlotte
  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.

    asked by Rorshin
  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

    asked by bobbluecow
  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.

    asked by Kelly
  7. I need advice!

    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:

    asked by could you help?
  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

    asked by Jillian
  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

    asked by andy
  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 ^

    asked by Joshua
  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

    asked by Anza
  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

    asked by Anonymous
  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

    asked by Margaret
  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

    asked by Robert
  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

    asked by Jo
  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, -

    asked by Joshua
  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.

    asked by Kelly
  18. plot (conflicts)!!!!please help me!!!!!!!!!!

    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

    asked by taj
  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.

    asked by please i need help.Dan
  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.

    asked by please i need help.Dan
  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

    asked by please i need help.Dan
  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

    asked by my writing is terrible
  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

    asked by Andrea
  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?

    asked by kris
  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

    asked by Megan
  26. economics

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

    asked by Lori
  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

    asked by taj
  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

    asked by please i need help.Dan
  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

    asked by Asia
  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. =)

    asked by Margaret
  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. =)

    asked by Margaret
  32. check!!!(english!!!)

    Highlight the words that you would use for note taking in the following excerpt. Since I can’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

    asked by YEAH!
  33. math

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    asked by Anonymous
  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.

    asked by krista
  35. Stat/trig question, please help me, thanks

    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

    asked by christine
  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

    asked by Sandra
  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

    asked by Joshua
  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

    asked by Joshua
  39. math

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

    asked by Dan
  40. History/mythology

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

    asked by Anza
  41. u.s.history PLEASE HELP!!!

    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

    asked by INEEDHELP!!!
  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

    asked by Joshua
  43. social studies

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

    asked by Sose
  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

    asked by taj
  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

    asked by Nina
  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

    asked by Nikki
  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?

    asked by jamie
  48. Science

    Describe how you can find the relative desities o 4 different liquids. You can let one float on the others, if they are not miscible. The less dense will be on top of the heavier dense. See experiment 2 on this site:

    asked by Kristy
  49. themes

    this is another question for "lord of the flies" i need theme statements for themes. i came up with this for one of them. theme statement: responsibility is necessary for survival. i'm having a hard time coming up with others however i did come up with

    asked by Anonymous