Critical Thinking/Math

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The levl of the nation's debt is: A. Limited by the constitution. B. Always limited by Congress. C. Is not limited by any goverment branch. D. Is not to exceed 10 billion. I know it's not A because my books says that there are no Constitutional limits. I know it's not D ...


In cool weather, the number of chirps per minute from crickets diminishes. How can this be explained in terms of rates of reaction? I'm thinking this is because reactions occur faster in warmer weather than in colder weather but i'm not sure if this effects the cricket's ...

Social Studies

which of the following did NOT restrict voting rights of the African Americans after 1867? 1: Poll Tax 2: Literacy test 3: grandfather clause 4: Sharecropping I chose #4 is this correct? I was thinking grandfather clause, but they seemed to restrict, because you could vote, ...


Hi, i am takin a research class and i need to do a quantitative research paper. so i need help thinking of a research question or hypothesis? could you suggest some please. i would like to do something with gender. i need another variable. i was gonna do gender and income but ...

Religion (Plz Help Due Tomorrow)



OKay i need help thinking of more traits to describe oedipus. the question is: How do Oedipus's personal characteristics interact with his fate to bring about his downfall? The only trait i can think of is rash, but towrite a 500 word essay i think i need some more.


Hi for my english short story im writing about fingerprinting criminals and it takes place in new york city. do you know any places in new york that deal with criminal justice investigations. Im thinking of just calling it The Center of Criminal Records or something like that


The mean salary of the female employees of one company is $29,525. The mean salary of the male employees of the same company is $33,470. Can the mean salary of all employees of the company be obtained by finding the mean of $29,525 and $33,470? Explain your thinking. Under ...

Chemistry II

Here is information that you will need to help me solve my poblem: C. (Given the values for m,p,and n caculate the rate constant k for each mixtureby simply substituting those orders, the initial concentrations, and the observed rate from the table....)so I did that and got: ...

operations research

4. An R & D project has a list of tasks to be performed whose time estimates are given in the table R & D project Time estimates Activity i - j Activity Name Time (days) To Time (days) tm Time (days) tp 1-2 A 4 6 8 1-3 B 2 3 10 1-4 C 6 8 16 2-4 D 1 2 3 3-4 E 6 7 8 3-5 F 6 7 14...


Which of these brain abnormalities is associated with Schizophrenia? Enlarged, fluid filled areas of the brain correlated with shrunken cerebral tissue Damage to the medulla Abnormally high activity in the frontal lobe Increase in brain waves that reflect synchronized neural ...

How Children Learn

1. Which of the following is an essential ingredient of academic self-esteem? A. Individual assignments requiring problem solving (me) B. Acceptance by teachers and teacher aides C. Meeting deficiency and growth needs D. A school without grades 2. What kind of responses do ...


Fiona and Greg play a number guessing game. Greg gives Fiona this hint about his two secret numbers, "The product of the two consecutive positive integers that i am thinking of is 11 more than their sum." What are Greg's numbers?


Two common confounding variables that must be controlled in a nonequivalent control-group design are: A. selection and regression to the mean. B. selection and maturation. C. maturation and regression to the mean. D. sequence effects and maturation. MY CHOICE IS A. BUT IM ...


Some people believe that calculators have eliminated the need to learn the skills required to perform mathematical operations by hand. State your position on this belief, and then support your position with real-life stories or examples I will be happy to critique your ...


According to Jean Piaget, in what is all learning based? A. Sensorimotor learning B. Preoperational learning C. Concrete operational learning D. Formal operational learning 2. Which of the following questions is a thinker/doer most likely to ask? A. Why? B. What? C. How? D. ...

Essay Writing

I've done my outline now,so I can start writing. This is what I have so far: One of the most common psychotic disorder is schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a brutal mental disorder characterized by delusions, hallucinations, incoherence and physical disturbance. It generally ...


Standing at the edge of a cliff 240 m tall. You throw a ball into the air one directly upward at 5 m/a and another downward at -5 m/s. Use conservation energy to show that they will have the same speed at the bottom. I know I have to do it twice.. And it should seem simple. I ...

creative expression and play

Which of the following creative thinking traits is NOT often treated as misbehavior or disrespect when exhibited by students from low socio-economic backgrounds? A. Low tolerance for boredom B. Excitement and involvement with new designs, music, or ideas C. Aggressive and loud...

Gudiance and Discipline

Instead of trying to make children's angry feelings disappear, teachers can help children find the words to clearly express why they are upset by: a)demonstrating expressive language. b)questioning them until they open up. c)sharing their own feelings with the child. d)writing...


Please help!!! Smith Widget Company makes widgets for the medical industry. One particular customer requires widgets that meet FDA standards. One FDA standard requires Z-testing of at least 100 widgets at a time at the .08 level of significance. The specific standard requires ...


1. Use the Mean Value Theorem to find an x-value where the instantaneous slope=average slope over the given interval: f(x)=(9-x^2)^(1/2) on [-3,2] I have done three chapters of Calculus already and I never have had to check for extraneous roots. So, my question is, when ...


test the claim, identify null hypothesis, alternative hypothesis, test statistic, p-value and critical values, and conclusion The health of the bear population in Yellowstone national park is monitored by periodic measurements taken from anesthetized bears. A sample of 54 ...

Math, Calculus

Find the derivative of the function. y= xcosx - sinx What's the derivative? I get only one trig function. I will be happy to critique your work or thinking. Use the chain rule on the first term. Our class hasn't covered Chain Rule. Only product and quotient rule. Apparently ...

Caring for School-Age Children

Child care staff are most effective during science activities when they A.encourage convergent thinking B. answer questions as soon as they're asked C. guide children through structured activities D. limit experimentation to ensure safety I chose A can someone check my answer.


A man is shot in the head, and the bullet stops just outside the dura mater. What is the innermost layer that the bullet has penetrated? A. Skin C. Fat B. Bone D. Periosteum The dura mater is a thick, tough membrane that contains channels for blood to pass into the brain ...


I just need to know if my work is correct. I am working in Excel and I need to find the formula for the expense Wages. I am not sure if wages consists of the gross pay or the net pay. Does anyone have any suggestions what it might be? I was thinking it would be for the gross pay.


A 72 year old man is diagnosed with a 7 cm primary tumor in his colon, which has spread to his liver. Which of the following features indicate that the tumor is malignant? A. The patients advanced age B.The location of the primary tumor C.THe spreading of the tumor D. THe size...

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 ...


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...

Calculus!!! 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 ...

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.


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...


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...


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....


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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...

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 ...


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 ...

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


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...


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...

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 ...


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 ...


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 ...

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," ...


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 ...


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...


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 ...


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 ...


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...


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

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 It tends to give too rosy a picture of ...


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...

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 ...

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 ...


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. ...


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 ...


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 ...


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...


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.


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)


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 ...


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


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 ...

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 ...



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?

Biology A1

When particles move out of a cell through facilitated diffusion, the cell __________. A>> first gains and then uses energy B>> does not use energy C>> gains energy D>> uses energy I'm thinking it's A...


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 ...


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...

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 ...

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.


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 ...


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=...


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 ...


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. ...

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 ...


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. ...


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