Critical Thinking/Math

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Proofread my Critical Analyis essay

My critical Analysis essay is over the poem "Phenomenal Woman," by Maya Angelou. Before you begin reading it I've typed directions. When you finish it could you please give me a letter grade. I'm a 10th grader. Thanks so much have a blessed Thanksgiving. Directions: I: Intro: ...

Social Studies

How do you think America might be different if the Erie Canal had not been built? New York would not be our financial capital of the world now. The North may have lost the Civil War since it served as a critical supply line. There would be no cost-effective way of shipping ...

logical and critical reasoning

The second proposition is this: an action done from duty has its moral worth, not in the purpose that is to be attained by it, but in the maxim according to which the action is determined. The moral worth depends, therefore, not on the realization of the object of the action, ...


Is this a good thesis statement," It is true that, negative thinking can cause stress,anxiety,and anger. On the other hand,if we change the way we think about a situation it will help to have a positve impact on how to overcome negative thoughts".

Anatomy (The Heart)

What is the relationship between fitness level and recovery HR after sub-maximal exercise? I was thinking the more fit you are, the faster your HR will drop back to what it is when you're resting. If you're unfit, it'll take longer for that HR to go down to resting.

working with school aged children

Which of the following are the major determinants of physical growth and development? A. Heredity, parents, and school B. Intelligence, cleanliness, and aggression C. Nutrition, emotional well-being, and culture D. Food, TV, and technology I am thinking that it's C

Composition 101 - Argosy U -

I am thinking about doing a paper regarding religion/vs./spiritual I want to make a point about How To Be Approached when someone ask me "Why am I a ......, surely it doesn't take all that." (Might even be my title (smile). Can you help me - or am I on the right track. Thank ...


how do animals that live in different enviroments meet their need for efficent gas exhcange? I was thinking maybe through their respiratory system? Body surface, lungs , gills, any specialized organs ? Or though the environment they live in ?

To Lashan and Anonymous

Arrghh! Not only are you trying to mooch answers, you're also trying to fool us into thinking you are different people. If you post another question without explaining what you know and what you don't understand, it will be deleted and you'll be banned from posting on Jiskha.


With the growth of Spanish colonies in the New World, _______ and _______ merchants became important players in the Atlantic slave trade. i was thinking chinese and british, but also portugese. i am very confused... please help

Pre cal

If Joe invested $7000 at x% and $13,000 at 3% more, find x if the income from both investments is $1190 I'm thinking that the equation would r something like 1,190=(13,000)(.03) but please correct me if I'm wrong. Thank you for your assistance.


Please do not post an entire test ... with not a thought of your own. Go through your questions and post ONLY those that you have serious doubts about ... AND include what YOU THINK each answer is. Then someone here will check your thinking.


In To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, name three characters who have sacrificed themselves for the sake of others. (I've thought of Atticus Finch and Boo Radley, but have difficulty of thinking of the third person.)


You have budgeted $1300 to have your pool cleaned this summer while you complete the rest of the yard. Dream Pools charges a onetime fee of $550 for supplies and maintenance and then $40 for each service call. Write an inequality that illustrates the problem and solve to find ...


f(x) = 6(cos(x))^2 - 12sin(x) 0 ¡Ü x ¡Ü 2(PI) I have to find where the interval is increasing, decreasing, local mins and maxs, inflection points, and concave up and down. I understand how to do these type of problems. I am just getting messed up with the sin, cos, and pi ...


A random sample was taken from the normal IQ population, which has μ = 100 and σ = 15. ALL INFORMATION IS GIVEN: We gave a random sample of 25 undergrad students (n = 25) a new study pattern to see if it increases their IQ score. The samples mean IQ score is 112. The...


i want to do a persuassive speech topic on animals but i was wondering what some of the options i have are. i was also thinking about doing one on exsessive homework, what kind of studies have been done on that?


I have to write a wisdom poem for my assignment. It has to be about any kind of wisdom that inspires you. im having trouble thinking of some topics. can you give me 5-6 topics i can use for my essay thank you :)

Western Civilization

Summarize the issues that divided Martin Luther from the Catholic Church. and how did Luther'ss theological teachings redefine fundamental thinking about vital Western concers? Help me!

Symbiotic Relationships

I'm having some trouble thinking of examples for mutualism and parasitism in nature. If anyone has any links to help me read about some of those relationships, I would be very thankful. :)


Bob thanks for answering my question, it still seems a tad bit confusing as i was thinking to use a quadratic expression formula. the formula you used is a rational expression correct??


during an experiment, if not all of a liquid vaporizes, in a flask with a cap with a pinhole. will the reported molecular weight be too high or low? i was thinking too high because the liquid weighs more.


True or False and explain: If the slope of a regression line is large, the correlation between the variables will also be large. I was thinking false but am now second guesing myself. Thanks.

social studies

what 2 counties where influiential politicals have lived or currently living in florida,United states of america, north america? i am thinking madison and orange counties

Early Childhood Education

Which of the following evaluations is most likely to be made by the director alone? A. Evaluation of the facility B. Evaluation of the caregivers C. Evaluation of the program D. Evaluation of the enrolled children I'm thinking C


Which has more redox energy Lysine or Tryptophan? I was thinking Lysine because it has a long chain C-H and C-C bonds but trypyophan has a cyclic structure that also have lots of C-C and C-H bonds. Please help!


I am thinking of a number. I multiply it by 8 and add 15. I get the same answer if I multiply by 2 and add 81.

critical thinking

The amount of water needed daily by plants for photosynthesis, cell growth, and cell maintenance is very small, and yet plants require large volumes of water in order to live. It is estimated that over 90 percent of the water absorbed by plants is lost into the air. Most of ...


input 1 nickel/output 3 pennies, input 1 dime/output 3 nickels, input 1 quarter/(not sure what the output would be--I think 3 dimes, input 1 half-dollar/(not sure what the output would be--thinking 1 quarter). If I am write I am not sure how to write the rule.

The practice of working with school age children

According to the Harvard Research Project, the three primary and interrelated factors critical to achieving youth outcomes are A. beginning on time, daily interaction, and strict discipline. B. enjoyable transitions, friendly parent-teacher relations, and imaginative stories. ...

The practice of working with school age children

According to the Harvard Research Project, the three primary and interrelated factors critical to achieving youth outcomes are  A. beginning on time, daily interaction, and strict discipline. B. enjoyable transitions, friendly parent-teacher relations, and imaginative stories...

The practice of working with school age children

According to the Harvard Research Project, the three primary and interrelated factors critical to achieving youth outcomes are   A. beginning on time, daily interaction, and strict discipline. B. enjoyable transitions, friendly parent-teacher relations, and imaginative ...

The practice of working with school age children

According to the Harvard Research Project, the three primary and interrelated factors critical to achieving youth outcomes are    A. beginning on time, daily interaction, and strict discipline. B. enjoyable transitions, friendly parent-teacher relations, and imaginative ...

The practice of working with school age children

According to the Harvard Research Project, the three primary and interrelated factors critical to achieving youth outcomes are A. beginning on time, daily interaction, and strict discipline. B. enjoyable transitions, friendly parent-teacher relations, and imaginative stories. ...

Critical Thinking

I am evaluating an argument and I'm unsure if it makes sense to anyone but myself. The following is my paper on an essay from Critical Thinking 8th Edition entitled Controlling Erational Fears after 9/11. I would first like to draw attention to the two conclusions in this ...


Forest rangers use degree measure to identify directions and locate critical spots such as fires. A forest ranger at tower A observes smoke at a bearing of 149 degrees (clockwise from the north) while another forest ranger at tower B observes the same smoke at a bearing of 250...


explain Dale Jamieson's "Denver Smog Argument" Is the argument good I couldn't find a copy of this work online. Please post your explanation of his argument and opinions about it. We'll be glad to critique your thinking.

business statistics

In a test of the independence of two variables, one of the variables has two possible categories and the other has three possible categories. What will be the critical value of chi-square if the test is to be carried out at the o.025 level? At the 0.05 level?


7) Consider the function f(x)=x2e4x. For this function there are three important intervals: (−∞,A], [A,B], and [B,∞) where A and B are the critical numbers. Find A and B For each of the following intervals, tell whether f(x) is increasing (type in INC) or ...

***Discrete Math ***

I'm not sure how to start part(a). I believe part (b) is correct, but just in case I would like to make sure it's correct. (a) Explain p^(q-1) = 1 modq , If p and q are distinct primes. Ans: I was thinking of doing something like part (b) but I felt it was somehow wrong ...


a random sample of 80 college students was selected to participate in a experiment. the mean of the sample is 317 points, the standard deviation of 37 there are 310 students that didn't complete the experiment 1. compute the appropriate test statistic? 2. what is the critical ...

Project Management

What are some examples of situations encountered by Projects within your Company that would greatly benefit from contingency planning? Many, many high value ship overhaul projects where repair parts are in the critical path schedule. Often, it is cheaper to have two parallel ...


I don't understand snell's law ( nsin(0)=nsin(0) ) and how to use it with refraction. also how do i apply that to this problem: 'a light ray enters a square piece of plastci (n=1.39) near a corner. as it encounters the adjacent side it gets refracted along the surface (it hits...


10. Assume that early detection of disease X through screening improves prognosis. In order for a screening program to be most effective, at which point in the natural history in the diagram must the critical point be? [ONE POINT] a. Between A and B b. Between C and D c. ...


What would have happened if the United States had not entered World War 1 on the side of the Allies? Read the prior link I sent, and do a little guessing -- play the "what if" game. Let us know what you think, and someone here will be happy to critique your thinking. =)

To Brandy: Cultural Diversity

I removed your post because you refer to materials that are not available to the Jiskha tutors. We have NO connection with Axia College! You've also not given us any indication of your thinking about this assignment -- not even to the first instruction that asks for your ...


In which of the following sentences is the underlined word an object pronoun? A. You really should apologize to her. B. I gave[her] a gift for her birthday. C. We returned [our] books to the library. D. I would like[ you] to be my friend. A. is wrong answer, failed the test I ...

To Kathy -- Medical

I've removed your post because 1. you refer to unspecified online articles 2. you've given us no idea of your thinking about this topic. Please repost when you tell us what the articles were about and present your answers.


What does an authoritarian system thrive on? I was thinking about something like crisis (economic or social) etc that can help an authoritarian system implement their agenda. I need more definite words, though. Help?


The Rydberg equation, with n1=1, predicts an ultraviolet series of spectral lines of atomic hydrogen. Which of the following wavelengths is not predicted by the equation: 1/ = (1.097 x 10(7) m - 1) x (1/n1(2)-1/n2(2) a)182 nm b)103 nm c)97 nm d) 95 nm e) 91 nm I was thinking ...


The study of sensation and perception is important to a psychologist because perception and sensation are the foundation of: neurotransmitters and the brain's function. memory and how it is experienced in the world. the science of neuropsychology. learning, thinking, and acting.


Which design style encourages a complete manipulation of floral materials into unnatural geometric shapes and colors? A. Abstract B. New convention C. Ikebana D. New wave im thinking B

Creative writing

I want to write a story that is told ONLy through one person's mind; what this one person is thinking and saying, with no other characters speaking. How would you go about formatting it?


What should you be if you like English, learning other countries cultures, and art, but not painting or anything like that. I am thinking about becoming an interior designer or lawyer. Thoughts or ideas?


Identify the protagonist from Henry James "Europe" . I was thinking about this and I don't know who the protagonist would be since the story focuses on Mrs Rimmie but she's not really a positive character ? Would it be the narrator?


2/3 of the students watched tv. Of those students 3/4 watched a reality show. Of the students that watched the show 1/4 of them recorded the show. What fraction of the students watched and recorded a reality tv show? not sure what to do, thinking we need to eliminate one of ...

military , math

your squad just completed a 12 mile road march inf our hours flat. Althogether there were 15 check points, to include the road march completion point. what was the average time in minutes between checkpoints? 32 26.6 16 8 How many barrels does it take to hold 10,000 cubic feet...

Heat Transfer

Fill In the Blanks: 1.The physical significance of ....... is that it tells us how fast heat is propogated or it diffuses through a material during changes of temperature with time. 2. According to Krichoff's law in thermal equilibrium absorptivity is equal to ........ 3.In ...


Q. Naomi has a formula that allows her to convert Clesius temperatures to Farenheit temperatures. She needs a formula for converting Fahrenheit temperatures to Celsius tempertures. What advice can you give her? I am thinking that I just reverse the preocess of the first ...


Audience Objections – Identify the reasons why your target(Seniors-age over 65) audiences may not be currently buying Wii games like thinking games such as puzzle scrabbles and so on? What obstacles does your plan need to overcome?

children growing up

language development is initially triggered a.socially b.psychologically c.biologically parent contact I know that letter d is the wrong answer .so im thinking the right answer is b I know I have posted these questions before but really need some help

EN 110

Achieving goals you set is greatly helped by: a writing down your long-term goals b. your learning style c. managing your time efficiently d. getting good grades I think it is c or d but I am more thinking d. Help asap please


Fertilizers And Pesticides Applied To Farm Fields In Pennsylvania Have Their Way Down Into The Chesapeake Bay In Maryland This Is An Example Of __________ Pollution. Answer: I was thinking it is either nonpoint source or point source


1. (TCO 9, 2, 3, 7) You have worked for an electronics company for the past three years. You have been assigned the responsibility to create a workbook presenting profits and losses at the company's end of year meeting. It is critical for the workbook to include a ...


Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you practice identifying the critical first stage of developing any research study: •State the purpose of the business research for each article. •Determine the research questions and hypotheses being researched in each article...


For the evaporation of water during perspiration on a hot, dry, day, a)DH > 0 and TDS = DH. b)DH > 0 and TDS > DH. c)DH > 0 and TDS < DH. d)DH < 0 and TDS > DH. This is my thinking...It can't be d because DH can't be less than 0, and it can't be a because ...

AP Language-Inductive/Deductive

These are pretty hard, at least to me. Please help me check my answers. 1. Most luxuries, and the so-called comforts of life, are not only indispensable, but positive hinderances to the elevation of mankind. With respects to luxuries and comforts, the wisest have ever lived a ...


8 divided by 3 plus 6= You asked 8 divided by 3 plus 6= (8/3) + 6 = 2(2/3) + 6 or 8/3 + 18/3 = ??/3 I don't understand how to describe pairs of related variables what's the difference between dependent & independent variables I'm not what class your question is arising from. ...


When would you NOT want to have the data in a linked document updated when the corresponding worksheet data is updated? In what types of situations would it be critical to make sure that the linked data IS updated? Are there any disadvantages to having data linked? Does this ...


Which one of these statements is true regarding blood circulation? A. For health and survival, it's critical for blood circulation to be ongoing and uninterrupted. B. Normally, blood circulates in a repeating stop-start rhythm. C. The heart deoxygenates blood that's returned ...


A man (weighing 915 N) stands on a long railroad flatcar (weighing 2805 N) as it rolls at 18.0 m/s in the positive direction of an x axis, with negligible friction. Then the man runs along the flatcar in the negative x direction at 40.00 m/s relative to the flatcar. What is ...

critical reading

pls help me with this question. 1.the premises of an argument are the assertions and the evidence that the author offers in support of the conclusion. true or false. i think is true but an not sure. 2.The factors that influence newsworthiness are based on the needs of the ...


In a table of random digits, each digit is to occur with a probability of 0.1. a) A student examines a list of 200 random digits and counts only eleven 4’s and thus claims that the table is not really random. Explain the error in the student’s thinking. b) How many 7’s ...

math-statistics help

A pharmaceutical manufacturer forms tablets by compressing a granular material that contains the active ingredient and var. fillers. The hardness of a sample from each lot of tablets produced is measured to control compression. The target values for the hardness are mean=11.5...


A compound decomposed by first order rxn. The concentration of compound decreases from .1180 M to .0950 M in 5.2 min. What fraction of the compound remains after 6.7 minutes?I'm thinking I set up a proportion maybe. Any ideas how to tackle this problem?


4. Satisfaction is given to Mitty in his last daydream by he thinking he ended all his problems. Trend comparing first dream to last dream is that he starts out being brave man then at end of dream he gets executed.


I am to write a two page dialogue between Socrates and a person. I was thinking about writing about domestic violence. What do you think about that subject. Should I use statistics and numbers regarding this issue.

early childhood education

Need help on wrting a final paper on a combination of philosiphies, theories, and concepts and demostrate how they apply to the earlychildhood classroom. The primary focus will be on the comprehensiveness of the many components that are neccassry to consider when designing ...

Data Manag. [Probability]

Some1 owns a chocolate shop. A popular product is a box of 40chocs. 5 of which are nuts. if u pick 2 out, randomly, What is the probability that both chocolates are nuts Pr = 5/40 * 4/39 check my thinking.


I need help in drawing a structual formula for hydrogen cyanide(HCN)and cyanogen(CN)2, the drawing has to bear in mind the valencies of hydrogen(1),nitrogen(3) and carbon (4), any help appreciated H:C:::N: :N:::C:C:::N: Check my thinking. The previous one, too.


Find the equation of the tangent to the graph of f(x)=2x^4 (to the power of 4) that has slope 1. Derivative is 8 x^3. This equals 1 at x = 1/2. At this point the y-coordinate is f(1/2) = 1/8. The equation of the tangent line is thus: 1/8 + 1*(x-1/2) = x - 3/8 Thank you for ...


Alphonse Inc. is thinking about investing in an annuity contract that will return $100,000 annually at the end of each year for 15 years. What amount should Alphonse pay for this investment if it earns an 6% return?


1. Explain why the idea of scarcity is the starting point for thinking economically. 2. Explain why an economist might look at hundreds of kids standing in line for lunch asd say, "there is an example of scarcity."


It is possible to cut the top off a alcohol-in-glass thermometer without any of the alcohol spilling out. However, it will no longer function as a good thermometer. Why not. I am thinking it is a lost pressures issue.

social studies

The study of sensation and perception is important to a psychologist because perception and sensation are the foundation of: A-neurotransmitters and the brain's function. B-memory and how it is experienced in the world. C-the science of neuropsychology. D-learning, thinking, ...


Hi I need help thinking of a title for my graphic novel. It is about India and its exploitation of children. Could someone help me think of a cool title and an idea to make the title look unusual. Like maybe a bleed or something. Thanks!!


Integrate dx/(sqrt(x^2+16)). I have no idea how to start and which method to use. Thinking some sort of trig substitution? But it doesn't look like it. Step by step? Answer key says ln|x+ sqrt(x^2+16)|.


Suppose that f(x)=3x^3+3x. Find all critical values of f. Then use interval notation to state when f(x) is increasing and when f(x) is decreasing and to state when f(x) is concave up and concave down. Find the local maxima and local minima. Find all vertical and horizontal ...


For the vectors a = (3.9 m)i + (4.8 m)j, and b = (5.4 m)i - (2.0 m)j, give the x and y components, magnitudes, and directions of the following vector operations. (a.) a + b ______(x component) ______(y component) ______(magnitude) ______° (direction from the positive x axis...


Can someone give me some persuasuve essay topics? Persuasive essay- a essay that persuades someone into thinking your opinion.


A stem-and-leaf plot has a stem of 4 and leaf of 6, but has no a key, Give two possible values that stem represents. Explain the your thinking.


when rearranging the equation 6y = 9 - 3x to make x the subject, am i right in thinking to add 3x to both sides (6y + 3x = 9), then subtract 6y on both sides(3x = 9 - 6y then divide both by 3(x = 9 - 6y/3)? You have it. x=3-2y

Math- Really need help!

A consumer at a bread factory would like to know if there are differences (gender) in bread preferences. Forty adults were randomly selected and asked the following questions: Which type of bread do you prefer? They were instructed to only pick one bread type. The bread ...

englsih writing tips

So I really want my writing to improve. My teacher is extremely critical on people's writing. I know this is to help us but I feel incredibly stupid when she covers my paper with harsh comments. I just want her to like something in my writing. I feel like I have no potential. ...

Science/ help with finding the independant variabl

Forty students participated in groups of 4-6. They were given a questionnaire to test their knowledge of the Black cultural stereotype. Subjects were asked to list the components of the stereotype. After listing the components of the stereotype, subjects completed the Modern ...


Most of the Declaration of Independence was the work of ......? John Adams. Ben Franklin. Thomas Jefferson. Sam Adams. im thinking John Adams but not sure??


You are thinking about investing $100,000 in a new product. Sales expections are $95,000. If R & D will cost another $3,000, should you invest in the product? Explain.


Dorothy is thinking of two numbers. The sum of the numbers is 40 and the difference is 6. write a system of equations and use elimination method to find the two numbers.


The German Oktoberfest actually begins in September. could you tell me what the predicate modifiers are and what the number of the predicate is. I am thinking that begins is the predicate.

personal finances

A family with $45,000 in assets and $22,000 of liabilities would have a net worth of: A. $45,000. B. $23,000. C. $22,000. D. $67,000. im thinking d


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