# Critical Thinking/Math

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### Cultural Conceptions

I have to do a 700 to 1050 word paper on different cultures and their views on health. I have done some on Indian cultures but i don't have enough for half and i was wondering if anyone had any hint or helpful sites that could possibly help me?! I was thinking of doing indian ...

### quantum mechanics

Write the Hamiltonian operator for 2 electrons in a 1D box of length a. I know that the Hamitonian is a sum of the kinetic and potential energies. I was thinking that for 2 electrons in a 1D box it would be: -2((hbar^2)/2m_e)(d^2/dx^2)) + Coulomb interaction for 2 electrons I ...

### german

Think of a funny cartoon that you like. Choose a character or two from that cartoon and write 3-5 sentences telling what those characters did in the cartoon you watched. Use the simple past verb tense to write your sentences. ****I was thinking about doing 3-5 sentences on Tom...

### Public Speaking

I have to do an informative speech over a country that I've visited. I am stuck on getting some main points. So far, I have climate and attractions as my main points. I was also kind of thinking that I could talk about the kinds of food people eat in this country.

### english

Hi, we're reading the bible (old testament) in my class and we have to write a research paper about a topic that relates to a topic in any of the readings. Do you have any ideas what I could possibly write about? I was thinking the significance of numbers like 12 was important...

### History

Both Hitler and Churchill were gifted orators. Compare their styles. I was thinking something like that they both used nationalism to make themselves popular within the people. And they spoke to create nationalism in their country. Does this make sense and also how do their ...

### mathematics -logs

which three statements are true? a) if x= -10^4 then log 10 = -4 b)if x= 2^8 then log 2x = 8 c) log2 2= 4 d) if x= 3 then log10 3=x e) log 10 256-2log 10 a/log 10 b f)log 10 (a-b)= log 10 a/log 10 b g) the gradient of the graph of y= 2x^x at x= 2 is 2e^e h) the gradient of the...

### english

could anyone explain some writing strengths? I'm asked a question for my homework to explain some of my writing strengths and weaknesses but i'm having some trouble thinking about it....

### Calculus

SOS...help!!! please email me at 969e221 at g mail. com here is the question: Find the trapezoid of largest area that can be inscribed in the upper half of the ellipse x2/9 + y2/4 = 1 where the lower base of the trapezoid is on the x-axis and is 6 units long. I need to graph ...

### Law

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the adversarial system? To me, one has to compare it to a standard. What alternative system is there? I will be happy to critique your thinking. One major advantage is that the adversarial system depends on advocates, and often it ...

### computer science

Under the Von Neumann architecture, a program and its data are both stored in memory. It is therefore possible for a program, thinking a me mory location holds a piece of data when it actually holds a program instruction, to accidentally (or on purpose) modify itself. What ...

### Algebra 3-4

The first stage of a rocket burns 28 s longer than the second stage. If the total burn time for both stages is 152 s, how long does each stage burn? Describe how you found your answer. I was originally thinking to divide 152 by 2 then add 28, but I realized that wouldn't work ...

### Math

Here is the question : A Ferris wheel is 40 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 5 meters above the ground. The six o'clock position on the Ferris wheel is level with the loading platform. The wheel completes 1 full revolution in 4 minutes. How many minutes ...

### physics

A glass plate whose index of refraction is 1.47 is immersed in a liquid. The surface of the glass is inclined at an angle of 53.0° with the vertical. A horizontal ray in the glass is incident on the interface. When the liquid is a certain alcohol, the incident ray arrives at ...

### physics

A glass plate whose index of refraction is 1.67 is immersed in a liquid. The surface of the glass is inclined at an angle of 29.0° with the vertical. A horizontal ray in the glass is incident on the interface. When the liquid is a certain alcohol, the incident ray arrives at ...

### Business Operations

I am wondering if someone could let me know whether my calculations for the critical ratio is correct. I've included the problem and my portion of the work I'd like some help on. Hi-Ho Yo-Yo, Inc. It was a little past 9:00 on a Monday morning when Jeff Baker walked into your ...

### organic chem easy question

How many hydrogen do you have to replace to get each of these products from 1-chlorbutane products are : 1,1-dichlorobutane 1,2-dichlorobutane 1,3-dichlorobutane 1,4-dichlorobutane IT is easy. What is your thinking on it? 1,2-dichlorobutane

### statistik

can you show me the caculation :) Last year, 50% of MNM, Inc. employees were female. It is believed that there has been a reduction in the percentage of females in the company. This year, in a random sample of 400 employees, 180 were female. a.Give the null and the alternative...

### Chemistry

24.5 ml of water are added to a 1.20 molar solution of nitric acid. If the concentration decreases to 0.55 molar, what volume of the concentrated solution was used? 1.20 M x mL = (24.5 mL + mL) x 0.55 M Solve for mL. Check my thinking. When you finish the calculation, check it...

### Physics

A diver stands at rest at the end of a massless diving board as shown in Figure P8.16. (a) If the mass of the diver is 161 kg, and the board is 4 m long, what is the torque due to gravity on the diving board? I was thinking that T=Frsin(theta)... but I can't seem to get it ...

### Middle Eastern studies

"What is the most significant cause of the rise of Islamic Terrorism in some Middle-E. countries?"? Its an essay in my opinion based off the research I've done. I'm supposed to have one major reason which I have, and maybe one or two other reasons. My focus will differentiate ...

### Reiny Or Damon?

Thanks for reading this! A triangular prism has vertices at A(2,-1,-1) B(2,1,4) C(2,2,-1) D(-1,-1,-1) E(-1,1,4), and F(-1,2,-1)? This question has two parts: 1 - Which image point has the coordinates (-3,2,1) after a translation using the vector <-5,1,3> I'm thinking it'...

### english 12th

A dramatic chorus is __________. a speech made by one person speaking his or her thoughts aloud the contrast between what the character knows or understands and what the audience knows when a character says something to him- or herself in order to inform the audience about ...

### teaching as a professional career

In a 200- to 300-word response, you must identify 3-5 factors that define teaching as a professional career, and elaborate on how teachers employ these factors on a daily basis. Your responses might include the following: teaching requires professional knowledge and/or ...

### Math HELP PLEASE

1.My family went to starbucks. My daughter and myself ordered drinks that were the same price. My son's drink was 5.00 dollars more than my drink. The total bill was $18.50. How much was each drink? 2.There were candies on the table. Andy grabbed 50% of the total candies, Bob ...

### English

Was Macbeth to blame for his own tragedy in Macbeth? There are two possibilities Macbeth or Lady macbeth. Or the Witches. He conceived the plot, and when he became spinless, Lady goaded him on. He was responsbile. Check my thinking. Others will disagree. I felt Macbeth was ...

### statistics

The employment percentages for men versus women in a computer company last year were 80% and 40%, respectively. At the beginning of this year, they had 150 men and 60 women currently hired. The owner of the company wishes to check their hiring practices and ensure that the ...

### Science - reproduction

Hey. Well ummm I have a very awkward question. You see, Me and my best friend were just thinking about what it would be like to be a snake. Then we talked about it. And talked and talked. And eventually we started talking about snake doing... Umm... You know what... And we ...

### Marketing

I am writing a report for marketing and have to create a fictional business. My first business was a clothing store. I need an idea for another business. I was thinking maybe a candy store, or a water ice store. Are they considered retail ? Do you think those would be easy to ...

### Social Studies

2. What was Hamilton’s rationale for placing a tax on whiskey? He planned to use the tax to reduce national debt He wanted to impose a penalty on farmers for producing too much Whiskey He wanted to halt the export of whiskey He wanted to distribute the taxes to state ...

### English-Grammar

Which of the following sentences does NOT contain a dangling modifier? A.Torn from its moorings, the high wind drove the boat onto the rocks. B.Imported in the last century, the people on Easter Island outnumber the horses. C.The Stanleys moved into the house, although it was ...

### Name

I have a project, and I'm doing an italian restaurant. I have to pick a name for my restaurant. I was thinking of calling it Little Italy, but isnt there a restaurant with that name?

### business communication

effective openers to a sales letter may include all of the following except: a. a series of questions that intrigues the reader and gets her thinking. b. a starting statement that captures the reader's attention. c. a direct suggestion that the reader purchase a new and ...

### chem

calculate the change in enthalpy when 1.00g of hydrogen peroxide decomposes. H2O2(l) yields H2O(l)+ 1/2O2(g) (traingle)H- -98.2kj I will be happy to critique your thinking on this. help me? You know the delta H is for one mole decomposition. So figure the fraction of 1gram/one...

### chemistry

Methane reacts with an excess of chlorine gas. [it's an equation] I have the reactants: CH4(g) + Cl2(g) --> ? I was thinking single replacement, making CCl4 for sure. I'm just not sure about that hydrogen, unless it's just H2, and when balanced the full reaction is this: ...

### Chemistry(Please answer)

How many chirality centers does the compound 1,3-dibromo-2,4-dichloro-5-fluorocyclopentane have? This compound has three different elements, a Br which is repeated twice, a cl which is also repeatd twice, and a fluorine. I was thinking that the number of centers would be 3 ...

### chemistry

Use the molar mass of the following in order to calculate the number of moles from the given masses. Watch the significant figures a) 0.025 g of oxygen b)0.657 g og copper c) 0.7 g of chlorine I know how to calculate with finding the molar mass but not this way. thank you so ...

### english

When you are told time after time that there are no (jobs. And it) is time for some creative thinking and acting. What is the best why to write ( jobs. And it) 1)jobs. And it 2)jobs, or it 3)jobs, it 4)jobs, if it 5)jobs, and it

### Critical Reading

Can someone please help me with this question? Write one analogy about "taking an online course" that would be a valid comparison and help someone understand your experience. Write another analogy that would be an invalid comparison (the comparison would be a "stretch," ...

### statistics

A recent national survey reported that the general population gave the president an average rating of m= 60 on a scale of 1 to 100 with 1 being most unfavorable, and 100 most favorable. A reseracher at IC hypothesizes that IC students are more critcal of the president than the...

### English

I have to write a commentary on the play the glass menagerie where i have to analyze the author's style and my impression on the author. I've never written anything like this before. HELP PLZ!! I had this exact assignment when I was in High School in 1959, and I remember it. ...

### psychology- the mind at work

11. By comparison with the Stanford-Binet IQ measure, an advantage of the Wechsler Scales is that they A. have never been associated with the concept of mental age. B. accentuate the importance of reasoning over performance. C. provide an advantage to people who don’t rely ...

### chemistry!

Of the four general types of solids [molecular, ionic, network covalent, metallic], which one[s] are generally soluble in nonpolar solvents? I'm thinking either molecular or ionic. Are either [or both] correct? molecular: like dissolves like is the rule of thumb.

### English- Great Expectations

In "Great Expectations", what are Pip's three expectations? I am thinking that his first expectation might be being a blacksmith like Joe. His second could be becoming a gentleman. The third could be his adult life. I'm just not sure, and I feel like I am guessing. Thanks to ...

### Physics

A 100N uniform ladder, 8.0m long, rests against a smooth vertical wall. the coefficient of static friction between ladder and the floor is 0.40. What minimum angle can the ladder make with the floor before it slips? im thinking 100*0.40=40 degrees? can someone tell me if this ...

### Chemistry (Orbital help needed)

I just want to make sure I'm doing this right... (Numbers in brackets are the square roots or electrons) "How many orbitals are completely filled in an atom that has 12 electrons? The electron configuration is 1s[2]2s[2]2p[6]3s[2]?" It would be 2 right? I'm thinking it takes 1...

### american history (colonies)

I have to write an essay about colonial times, where i pick a colony in English North America and write a report for the board of directors of the stock company about the advantages and disadvantages of the colony. I can't decide on a colony though. I was thinking Connecticut ...

### Health

What is the correct denominator for calculating the cesarean section rate? A. The total number of discharges B. the total number of deaths for the period C. total number of deliveries for the period D. total surgeries number? I was thinking that the answer was C but im not 100...

### mircoeconomic

Lakshani has $5 to spend on pens and pencils. Each pen costs $0.50 and each pencil costs $0.10. She is thinking about buying 6 pens and 20 pencils. The last pen would add five times as much to her total utility as the last pencil.

### Project Management

A Gantt Chart is good for planning but not an effective tool for control. Can you please let me know if it is true or false and why? The answer is "true". See "Advantages and limitations" at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gantt_chart It tends to give too rosy a picture of ...

### statistics

In a chi-squared test of a contingency table, the value of the test statistic was =12.678, and the critical value at = 0.025 was 14.4494. Thus, (Points: 2) A) we fail to reject the null hypothesis at = 0.025 B) we reject the null hypothesis at = 0.025 C) we don’t have enough...

### statistics help please

The employment percentages for men versus women in a computer company last year were 80% and 40%, respectively. At the beginning of this year, they had 150 men and 60 women currently hired. The owner of the company wishes to check their hiring practices and ensure that the ...

### Math 4 questions PLZ help me ASAP

1) Mr. customs is correcting the class's math homework on customary units. which of the following measurements is reasonable? A. a pencil is 12 feet long B. the back porch is 12 inches wide C. the 3rd hole on the golf court is 123 miles long D. the distance from new York to ...

### Sociology

When a parent gives a child a time-out for misbehavior, the parent is using what type of sanction? a) Positive formal b) Positive informal c) Negative formal d) Negative informal I'm thinking either (b) or (d)

### biology

Which process occurs in fungi and has the opposite effect on a cell's chromosome number than does meiosis I? karyogamy mitosis plasmogamy crossing-over binary fission I know that it is not mitosis. And I don't think that it is crossing-over. I was thinking that it was ...

### Algebra

One can think of "a out of b" without actually removing the pieces. For example, one might think of the fraction of Xs in the diagram X X O O O as "two Xs out of five objects," in which case 2/5 of the objects are Xs. Can you apply this way of thinking to the fraction 6/5

### psy

On p. 84 of the text, in the Thinking Clearly section, the conduction action potentials and activation of neurotransmitters is related to a row of mousetraps on a wobbly shelf. Think of another analogy you can use to describe the conduction of action potentials and activation ...

### Writing

HI, I AM WRITING A RESEARCH PAPER ABOUT SOMETHING IN WASHINGTON DC. BUT THE PAPER HAS A TWIST TO IT. IT HAS TO BE A TOPIC THAT IS CONTOVERSIAL/CAN BE ARGUED ON BOTH SIDES. I WAS THINKING ABOUT DOING SOMETHING ON THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER. DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW THAT CAN BE...

### US History

What gave Andrew Jackson the power to remove the Cherokee from their land? Georgia state laws Acts of Congress two Supreme Court decisions treaties signed by the Cherokee Im thinking two Supreme Court decisions?

### accounting

Your company’s sales are 50,000 units. The unit variable cost is $12. Your markup percent on sales is 40% and your fixed costs are $100,000. 1. What is your profit / loss? You are thinking of increasing your advertising by $200,000. Based on previous data, you know that for ...

### Statistics

The TreeDropped Fruit Company wants to sell its apples in pink and yellow gift boxes. To design the boxes, the company needs to estimate the average diameter of their apples. A random sample of 50 apples has a mean of 4.1 inches. Using previous research you assume a population...

### Reiny Damon Bobpursley?

Thanks for reading this! A triangular prism has vertices at A(2,-1,-1) B(2,1,4) C(2,2,-1) D(-1,-1,-1) E(-1,1,4), and F(-1,2,-1)? This question has two parts: 1 - Which image point has the coordinates (-3,2,1) after a translation using the vector <-5,1,3> I'm thinking it'...

### Biology - GI Tract

I have a question about Vit B12. Where is it absorbed in the body? In lecture, the professor stated once that it's absorbed in the small intestine and then later stated it was the large intestine. I'm thinking small intestine makes more sense but I'd like to make sure. Thanks.

### health

Sodium intake can be controlled by A. carefully reading labels of processed foods. B. choosing frozen dinners over fast foods. C. keeping a blood pressure level higher than 140 over less than 85. D. increasing your intake of water to balance the sodium in your bloodstream. am ...

### h.s. physics

Consider a projectile that is thrown upward at an angle between 10 and 80 degrees from the horizontal, when are the acceleration and velocity vectors perpendicular to each other? (Only consider the motion during free fall.) a) nowhere b)at the highest point c)the launch point ...

### Physics

A 50 kg cart rests on frictionless surface. A net force of 75 N acts on the carts over a distance of 2m. What maximum speed does the cart reach? Work: I can figure that the acceleration is 1.5m/s/s, Vi= 0. I was thinking maybe if I found time through the kinematic equation d=...

### L.A

In "The Finish of Patsy Barnes" when Patsy saw Black Boy, his "heart was beating very wildly beneath his jacket" because he? A. Had never ridden in a race before B. Was thinking about his mother's illness. C. Feared his mother's reaction to his riding in the race. D. Had a ...

### social studies

Present a cognent argument based on your critical analysis of the question posed, using appropriate psychological terminology: Imagine that you are a psychology student in a college introductory psychology class. Design an experiment using the follwowing terms related to ...

### Psychology

Will someone please let me know if I chose the right answer for my 10 questions? I will indicate my answer that I chose with (MY CHOICE) 1. Factors that distort the way the independent variable affects the dependent variable are referred to as: double-blinds. placebo effects. ...

### Math

Four girls bought a boat for $60.00. the first girl paid-one half the sum of the amounts paid by the other 3. The second girl paid one-third the sum of the amounts paid by the other 3. The third girl paid one-fourth the sum of the amounts paid by the other 3. How much did the ...

### English

Which is correct? This is a sample: it was made up in three seconds. This is a sample: It was made up in three seconds. Also, how many spaces should go between the colon and the next word? I was thinking two, since the clause after the colon is independent, but I'm not sure. ...

### microeconomics

7. For each of the following situations, decide whether the bundle Lakshani is thinking about consuming is optimal or not. If it is not optimal, how could Lakshani improve her overall level of utility? That is, determine which good she should spend more on and which good ...

### Algebra 1

The architect must factor several trinomials the are of the form x2- mx + n, where m & n are whole numbers greater than zero. She wonders if any of these trinomials factor as (x+a)(x+b), where a > 0 and b < 0. Is this possible? Why or why not? I do not understand how to ...

### Chemistry Help!!!

How will the osmotic preassure of an aqueous solution change as evaporation occurs? A.The osmotic preassure will increase. B.The osmotic preassure will not change. C.The osmotic preassure will decrease. D.The osmotic preassure will increase or decrease until it equals the ...

### social studies

what exactly does increasing/decreasing population growth say about the country? also, if birth and death rates remain the same, what is the population pyramid going to look like in a couple of decades? It depends on who is dying. If infants are dying, it quite different than ...

### communications100

Select the phrase below that uses the least biased language: 1.When greeting your new boss, be sure and shake his hand. 2.The linguists received their training at Oxford. 3.Mankind should celebrate this invention. 4.Due to the bravery of the fireman, the young child was ...

### english

Which word would best describe speaker's attitude toward person she is address in the song? Did you have to do this? I was thinking that you could be trusted Did you know to ruin what was shiny? Now it's all rusted Did you have to hit me, where I'm weak? Baby, I couldn't ...

### Chemistry

Vinegar is a dilute solution of acetic acid. In the titration of 5.00 mL of vinegar, 39.75 mL of 0.137 M sodium hydroxide solution was required to neutralize the vinegar to a phenolphthalein end point. Calculate each of the following of the vinegar. (a) the molarity : I got 1....

### social studies

Pookie is listening to music through headphones so that no one else can hear it. When Pookie's sister walks into the room, he says, "Sissy, do you like this song?" even though she cannot hear the music. Pookie's question indicates that he engages in which kind of thinking? A. ...

### physics

A negatively charged balloon sticks to a wooden door. However, an uncharged balloon does not stick to a wooden door. What is the nature of the charge on the wooden door? A. Electrically neutral B. Positively charged C. Conductor D. Lacking protons I am thinking it is A or B?

### Anatomy/Physiology

Structurally, what is the difference between the dermis and epidermis? A. The epidermis is thicker. B. The dermis contains more types of tissue. C. The dermis is mostly of dead skin cells. D. The epidermis consists of mostly adipose cells. I'm thinking b or c.

### Chemistry

A compound contains only potassium and iodine. A sample weighing 12.3 g of this compound contained 2.90 g of potassium. How many grams of iodine would there be in another sample of this compound containing 9.56 g of potassium? Do I find the mol of each (12.3 g, 2.90 g) or am I...

### Math

What are the solution sets of the following 3 problems,the square root of x squared + 3x = x-3, the square root of 3x + 10 = x + 4 and finally the square root of 8x - 2 = the square root of 2x? Help much appriciated. I will one as an example. sqrt(3x + 10) =x+4 I hope that is ...

### heat

a silver bar 0.125 meter long is subjected to a temperture change from 200 degree celsius to 100 degree celsius. What will be the lenght of the bar after the temperture change? I will be happy to critique your thinking and/or work on this question. Please post it.

### chemistry

continued from before.... the question was what are three chemical characteristics and ten physical characteristics so then would i have to say something like -when iron rusts or -sugar burns or something like that i was thinking that would just be a chemical reaction not a ...

### Statics

You wish to test whether or not a coin is fair, so you toss it 400 times and obtain 220 heads. Test the null hypothesis that the coin is fair and balanced against the alternative that it is not fair and balanced. Use the 1% significance level. Be sure to identify the null and ...

### College Physics

A cable attached to a block of mass 16.35 kg pulls the block along a horizontal floor at a constant velocity. If the tension in the cable is 9.36 N, what is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the floor? not sure how to do this one ... I am thinking I use...

### math,help

Can someone explain to me the reasoning involved in each step when simplifying the fraction 42/56. I had this question wrong in my previous exam...I don't know what i was thinking when answering it......but i like to know what was the actual responce for it....thanks ...:-) I ...

### Math

^=exponents /= divide So I am not sure how to do this. It is an example in my book but I still don't get it. Can you work through ti so I can do my real work. (-1^2+-1^-2)^-1 (-1^2+-1^-2)^-1 = First, do work within the parentheses. -1*-1 = 1 and -1-2 = 1/(-12) = [1+(1/(-12...

### torque

what happens to torque where force is applied? what happens to torque when force is moved from axis of rotation? what happens to torque when d changes? I will be happy to critique your thinking on this.

### Accounting

If you are thinking about buying common stock in a company and the company has preferred stock outstanding, what do you want to know about that preferred stock? And where will you find that information?

### Early Child Ed. -Please help!

Would you please check these questions and my answers? The first question is pretty tricky- but its talking about transitions during early childhood services. 1. Transition planning for children with special needs should focus primarily on: A. maintaining continuity of ...

### business communication

Which of the following best describes these sentences from a congratulations message? Heartiest congratulations on being named plant manager of Maxell Industries. I am certain that you richly deserve this promotion, and I am sure that you are now thinking of expanding your ...

### English

In "The Canterbury Tales" Chaucer uses the pilgrimage primarily as a device to ___________. A.emphasize the characters' religious aspirations B.frame the stories told by individual characters C.describe the rigors of medieval life D.create a vivid and realistic setting B,C and...

### Social Studies (Ms. Sue)

8. Of the following choices, which ones influence the emergence of opposing political parties? Select all that apply. (There are 2 right answers) Mounting pressure from Britain to further establish government Increase in the distribution of newspapers Differences in opinion on...

### algebra

what is the perimeter of a square with sides that are sqrt3 + sqrt5 on every side? what is the area? not perimeter area= (sqrt3 + sqrt5 )(sqrt3 + sqrt5 ) Multiply it out. I will be happy to critique your thinking and work.

### Chemistry

"Find the total energy lost by the contents of a Styrofoam picnic cooler when a 3.60 kg block of ice placed inside the cooler completely melts (at 0 Celsius). The ice had an initial temperature of -10.00 Celsius." (Answer is 1.27*10^3 kJ). I was thinking of using q=mct, but I ...

### Physics

If I have a diagram of Kepler's laws of planetary motion and it shows change in t1 larger than change in t2 and A1 larger than A2 and asks the question: which of the following is correct? 1.A3 = A3 2.change in t3 > change t3 3.if change t3 = change in t2, then the orbit is ...

### college physics

Consider a projectile that is thrown upward at an angle between 10 and 80 degrees from the horizontal, when are the acceleration and velocity vectors perpendicular to each other? (Only consider the motion during free fall.) a) nowhere b)at the highest point c)the launch point ...