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statistics PsyDAG
I came up with choice A. Is that right?

statistics
Joe dealt 20 cards from a standard 52-card deck, and the number of red cards exceeded the number of black cards by 8. He reshuffled the cards and dealt 30 cards. This time, the number of red cards exceeded the number of black cards by 10. Determine which deal is closer to the ...

statistics
A study of the amount of time it takes a mechanic to rebuild the transmission for a 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier shows that the mean is 8.4 hours and the standard deviation is 1.77 hours. Assume that a random sample of 40 mechanics is selected and the mean rebuild time of the ...

math
The diameters of pencils produced by a certain machine are normally distributed with a mean of 0.30 inches and a standard deviation of 0.01 inches. In a random sample of 460 pencils, approximately how many would you expect to have a diameter less than 0.293 inches? A. 123 B. ...

science
Thanks

biology
Closed head injury: A. involves damage to the cortex, axons, and ventricles. B. reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. C. can result in Parkinsonism. D. involves penetration of an object into brain tissue. I chose C

biology
__________ is the neurotransmitter released by the taste receptor cells. A. GABA B. Glycine C. Dopamine D. ATP Is it A?

biology
But it could be A also, right?

biology
Which of the following is true of skeletal muscle? A. Contraction of skeletal muscle can alter blood flow through the heart. B. Skeletal muscle contraction produces movements of the body. C. Skeletal muscles pump blood throughout the body. D. Flexion of a skeletal muscle ...

statistics
Which data provide the answer to the question: “How frequently can a student at Eureka College be expected to study more than three hours a day?” A. Of 100 students surveyed, 43 reported that they study at least three hours a day twice a week. B. Of 100 students ...

statistics
A poll of 700 persons attending the Taste of Chicago showed that 455 persons, 65% of the sample, believed that the food was overpriced. It is estimated that 1,250,000 persons attend the Taste. Statistics suggest that, although 65% plus or minus 5% of attendees believe that the...

psych
Which is the best fertilizer for Mr. Jimenez’ backyard grass? Select the type of study most appropriate to the question. A. Experimental B. Experimental blinded C. Case-controlled observational D. Observational My answer is C

social studies
A poll of 700 persons attending the Taste of Chicago showed that 455 persons, 65% of the sample, believed that the food was overpriced. It is estimated that 1,250,000 persons attend the Taste. Statistics suggest that, although 65% plus or minus 5% of attendees believe that the...

statistics
A U.S. government report stated that, “With bank interest rates around 1.0%, 8% of wage earners believe it worthwhile to keep money in a savings account. However, at 3.0% interest, 36% of wage earners believe it worthwhile to keep money in a savings account. The margin of...

statistics
A nutritionist wants to conduct a study to validate the efficacy of an herb as an aid in weight loss. She randomly assigns half of a group of overweight persons to a treatment group who are given the herb with instructions for its use and a planned diet for six weeks. The ...

social studies
An argumentative paper makes a claim about some topic or other and then justifies that claim with facts, research results, or other kinds of evidence. As the authors write, “The claim can be an opinion, a policy proposal, an evaluation, a cause-and-effect statement, or an...

social studies
The answer is actually C

social studies
According to Tardiff and Brizee, an essay that makes a claim supported by evidence is classified as an _______ essay. A. expository B. analytical C. argumentative D. explanatory My answer is A

social studies
In a biography, all of the following would be a primary source except for which one? A. A telegram sent to the subject by a friend B. An essay written about the subject by a former colleague C. The personal testimony of the subject’s widow, gathered in an interview D. The...

social studies
thank you :-)

social studies
The most important test of a paraphrase is A. how well it captures the essence of the original source using your own words. B. the number of synonyms found in the paraphrase. C. the extent to which your words parallel the words in the original source. D. the extent to which ...

social studies
In harvesting sources, an excellent way both to narrow down a topic and discover a likely working thesis is to explore _______ the topic. A. different attitudes about B. radical ideas about C. classic literature on D. different perspectives on My answer is D

social studies
Alice and Andrew are discussing thesis development. Alice argues that a topic becomes a thesis if we want to write about the topic. Andrew, on the other hand, maintains that a topic is not a thesis but that a thesis is the foundation of a topic. Who is correct? A. Alice is ...

social studies
Which statement is most clearly subjective? A. In my view, the data support the professor’s assertions. B. My common sense tells me that money is the root of all evil. C. Wars are fought over ideas, land, and resources. D. It has been suggested that Nero suffered from ...

social studies
Which statement is most likely to be supported by objective data? A. In infancy, the color blue is associated with boys, and pink is associated with girls. B. When in doubt, punt; when certain, go for the goal on the fourth down. C. In my view, the author’s assumptions ...

social studies
With respect to the principles of academic freedom, which statement is most accurate? A. Truth precedes beauty. B. Every lie contains a hidden truth. C. Ultimate truth is ever illusive. D. Truth is an abstract noun. My answer is D.

social studies
With respect to dealing with abstract concepts, which statement is most accurate? A. Emotions have no place in any kind of academic essay. B. An essay dealing with abstract concepts can appeal to intellectual curiosity. C. An essay dealing with abstract concepts should reveal ...

business
I looked over one more time and changed my answer to A. Am I right?

business
A manager refuses to reveal company secrets despite an offer of handsome kickbacks. Which of the following reasons justifies her action if she were to subscribe to Kohlberg’s preconventional level of moral reasoning? A-An idea of the unpleasant emotions she would feel if ...

social studies
Ok, then what DO YOU think it is?

social studies
Which one of the following types of information are people least comfortable revealing to professionals? A. Medical B. Financial C. Legal D. Emotional My choice is A.

social studies
I agree, but would it be C or D?

social studies
Lloyd is sitting in the waiting area of a swank restaurant anticipating a dinner meeting with a new client whom he has never met. All he knows is that the new client is named Chris. When he first meets Chris, which one of the following pairs of characteristics will Lloyd ...

psychology
Dr. Skinner is a behaviorist. Your co-worker, Terry, asks the good doctor why Baby Herbie gives a happy yell, smacks his lips, and grins every time Terry opens the cookie jar. Dr. Skinner is most likely to answer that Herbie: A is in the oral stage and is naturally stimulated ...

psychology
Myelination of your brain began before you were born and will continue in a part of your brain until you are at least 70 years old. Because of this process: A your brain cells will not be pruned back and die, so you will learn more. B you will retain the 27 reflexes you were ...

social studies
Dr. Skinner is a behaviorist. Your co-worker, Terry, asks the good doctor why Baby Herbie gives a happy yell, smacks his lips, and grins every time Terry opens the cookie jar. Dr. Skinner is most likely to answer that Herbie: A is in the oral stage and is naturally stimulated ...

social studies
Baby Lilith’s big sister has taken Lilith’s new teddy bear from her and has hidden it in the closet. Baby Lilith will look for the teddy bear if she has developed: object permanence. visual preference. cross-modal transfer. causality. My choice is B

social studies
Sela is a securely attached baby. Sela, therefore, is likely to successfully resolve the crisis of basic trust versus basic mistrust. India is insecurely attached, and is less likely to resolve the trust versus mistrust crisis successfully. In the long term: whether or not ...

S.S. Check answers
10.= C.

social studies
Ashley is very bold, outgoing, sociable, agreeable, and open to trying new things. Her sunny personality can probably be attributed: A. more to environment than heredity. B. more to intelligence than to any other factor. C. more to heredity than environment. D. equally to ...

social studies
I read a little more into it and the answer is B. right?

social studies
Frick and Frack are 35-year-old identical twins separated in infancy and reared apart. Frick and Frack were recently reunited for the first time since birth. They have discovered that they have many things in common. Both twins have high IQs, both have high cholesterol, both ...

social studies
Which one of the following U.S. mothers-to-be is least likely to receive prenatal care? A. Maria, a Puerto Rican teenager B. Gladys, an African American woman C. Ayiana, a Native American teenager D. Susan, a white woman I am saying A. But Im not sure about C

social studies
The number of multiple births (twins, triplets, etc.) has grown rapidly in the United States since 1980. The main reason for this increase is that: A. studies show that people are having more frequent intercourse. B. less frequent intercourse has resulted in higher sperm ...

math
Sandra spent one-fifth pf her money and loaned one-third of the remainder to her brother Sam. She then had $24. How much money did she have at first?