Critical Thinking/Math
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CRT 205
My question is that I need to choose three fallacies Ad Hominen/Genetic Fallacy, Wishful Thinking, Argument from Popularity, Hasty Generalizing, Argument from Outrage, Straw man. Post Hoc, Red Herring/Smokescreen. Group Think Fallacy, Scare Tactics. provide an example of where... 
English
What character traits can be made out of this? "He was a gentlemen from sole to crown, Clean favored, and imperially slim." "And he was always quietly arrayed." And he was rich  yes, richer than a king And admirably schooled in every grace:" I don't need an explanation. I'm ... 
honors geometry
The triangle with vertices at A (2, 2), B (8, 1) and C (8, 1) is reflected about the line y= 2x + 1. Express the coordinates of the reflection of A as an ordered pair. How do you set this problem up? Thank you. A neat way to check your thinking. Draw the system (triangle... 
microeconomics
In order to maximize profits or minimize losses, a competitive firm will produce at the point where MC = MR. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? * i am thinking that i would agree because firms have to reach a equilibrium to off set the losses and gains. *can you add... 
PhysicsPlease check
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 ... 
reading
In 1984 by George Orwell, what do the 3 slogans (war is peace, ignorance is strength, freedom is slavery) mean? I would like to know what EACH suggests about the society. And how is the society able to get people to accept them as logical. I was thinking that they chose ... 
Qualitative Analysys
Write a ten to fifteen page paper that summarizes the concepts and 'laws of evolution' in your own words. Think about and give an example of something that evolved using each of the laws. Use the examples on each of the slides to get your thoughts started (but obviously do not... 
Language Arts
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 ... 
English 12 Literature
Critical Reading Identify the letter of the choice that best answers the question. According to Bede, what is true of Ireland? At the end of Morte d’Arthur, the narrator says he is not sure what happened to King Arthur. Some say he was buried by a hermit who was once the ... 
another voting question
Casting a vote based on what a candidate pledges to do about certain issues is called: prospective issue voting or retrospective issue voting Isn't this called prospective issue voting? yes... you are right. My experience is it more closely relates to wishful thinking. 
English
For my essay I have to write about a character in Middlemarch by George Eliot and explain how the character is brought to life. How does she (the author) introduce, develop, and represent the character? I'm thinking about writing about Dorothea or Causabon, but I have no idea ... 
English
For my essay I have to write about a character in Middlemarch by George Eliot and explain how the character is brought to life. How does she (the author) introduce, develop, and represent the character? I'm thinking about writing about Dorothea or Causabon, but I have no idea ... 
Health
I am trying to understanding what is required " Identify one trend in global health and discuss how this trend may affect public health in your community." Am I right by thinking that this like how prevention of hiv by cdc can affect local communities. I am trying to ... 
Algebra
5. Find the x and y intercepts of each linear equation. Be sure to write your answers as ordered pairs. y = 3x  6 6y = x + 2 The y intercepts is when x=0 So put in x=0 in each, and solve for y. The x intercepts is when y=0, put in y=0 and solve for x. I will be happy to ... 
Math
Shandel went to the County Fair this summer and was surprised to see a math game on the midway among the games of skill and chance. Picture of a Midway BarkerIn the game, the barker starts by thinking of a math rule or calculation. The player spins a number wheel to get her ... 
critical reading
1.A powerful general fallacy category is "jumping to conclusions" which consists of a.using humor or ridicule. b. closing an issue before all the evidence is in. c. arguing from ignorance. i think the ans is b.but am not sure. 2.A three step approach to evaluating and making ... 
PSYCH
In algebra class Stan was a low performer, however, to build his selfesteem he approached the new student in class and informed the student he had the highest score in the class and to contact him if the student needed assistance. What type of systematic error is this? A. ... 
english
I have to write a persuasive speech about religion and I was wondering what would be some good ideas to base my speech off? I was thinking something like... religion is relevant anymore, or religion causes more bad then good. Any other ideas? It has to be 35 minutes long by ... 
please help idin't get it
5.imagine you are at the beach on a very hot day. you walk toward the water. the sand is eextremly hot. when you reach the water, you find that the water is much cooler than sand. b)predict what the air temprature would be relative to the sand and water temp.. explain your ... 
Ms. Sue
Ms. Sue Ive done my journal entries for the immigrant experience thing, and theres just one more thing I have to add at the end How has the landgranting system encourages speculation? I don't really know what to sayI was thinking of just ending it with they have provided ... 
physics
i need to build a roller coaster, we can't use tubing to carry the ball so any ideas on what to use for the track? i was thinking no. 6 copper wire? i need to have 2 hills and a loop. how does this sound? 28" drop into a teardrop loop 12" high and back up hill #2 which will be... 
British Literature
In "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Mary Wollstonecraft argues that women should receive education because of what? Could it be either raising a family requires good judgment or that they require some means of supporting themselves independent of men. I'm thinking its ... 
Thinking Mathematically  Geometry
A flagpole has a height of 16 yards. It will be supported by three cables, each of which is attached to the flagpole at a point 4 yards below the top of the pole and attached to the ground at a point that is 9 yards from the base of the pole. Find the total number of feet of ... 
Stats
A sample of 27 blue M&Ms has a mean weight of 0.8560 grams. Assume that is known to be 0.0565 g. Consider a hypothesis test that uses a 0.05 significance level to test the claim that the mean weight of all M&Ms is equal to 0.8535 grams (the weight necessary so that bags of M&... 
Finance
An investor is thinking about buying some shares of a company at $ 75 a share. She expects the stock to rise to $ 115 a share over the next 3 years. During that time, she also expects to receive annual dividends at $ 4 a share. Assuming that the future value and the dividends ... 
math,algebra
what is the correct formula to use for the following problem: Find compound amount for the deposit.Round to the nearest hundredth $11000 at 6% compunded quarterly for 2years. the one that i am thinking of is: a = p(1 + (r)/(m))^mt so my a = 1100;r=0.06;t=2 so the interest = r/... 
Percentages ques 2
car A costs 20 percent less than car B. Car B costs twice as much as Car C. The cost of Car C is what percent of the cost of Car A? How do I set up this question? What should the process of thinking be for these questions? 
English Help Please!!! Check!!
Concision Rewrite the sentences using concision techniques (replacing phrases with words, combining sentences, etc.) discussed in class to simply these wordy sentences. 1. Critics cannot avoid employing complex and abstract technical terms if they are to successfully analyze ... 
time management
As I spend more and more time working, I spend less time with family and friends. However, my career and financial success are important to me. How do I balance the time I spend making money versus time I spend with people? What are some critical questions I may want to ask ... 
can you help me paraphase this.
Young as I was, I believe that I dated a new admiration of Joe that night. We were equals afterwards,as we had been before,but,afterwards at quiet times when I sat looking at Joe and thinking about him, I had a new sensation of feeling conscious that I was looking up to Joe in... 
Simple howto to do in french?
For my french class i have to do alittle howto for around 5 min. It has to be something I can explain to the class in french and then the rest of the class make or participate in. I am in french 4. I was thinking of making a unique type of paper airplane and then giving them ... 
physics
A novice pilot sets a plane's controls, thinking the plane will fly at 2.50 * 2 to the 2nd power km/h to the north. if the wind blows at 75km/h toward the southeast, what will the plane's new resultant velocity be? use graphical techniques. Are you sure you don't mean the ... 
Finance
Which of the following is not an example of a problem explained by agency theory? a) a manager encounters a conflict of interest between their responsibilities to shareholders and their responsibilities to employees. b)a manager protects her own job rather than the shareholder... 
Calculus
Evaluate ∫ (cos(x))^(1/2)sin(x)dx Let u = cos(x)? ∫ (u)^(1/2)sin(x)dx = ∫ [2u^(3/2)/3]sin(x)dx ∫ [2cos(x)^(3/2)/3] (cos(x)) dx? I thought this involved the FTC, but now I'm thinking that's false. 
Ap Chemistry
A 3.0 molal solution of naphthalene in cyclohexane boils at 89.4 C. What is the boiling point of pure cyclohexane? Although solid naphthalene is slightly volatire, assume its volatility is zero in this calculation. The constant kb for cyclohexane is +2.80 Km^1. can someone ... 
business
Tomlinson, in Cultural Imperialism: a Critical Introduction, London: Pinter Publishers, 1991, suggests that certain dominant cultures threaten to overwhelm other more vulnerable ones. He argues that cultural imperialism gathers in a number of fairly discrete discourses of ... 
(expi)^i
can someone tell me how can we calculate (expi)^i. there is one thought to say that it is equal to exp(1) but this is not true. i think that one has to use the euler's equation : exp(ix)=cosx+isinx. but in this case, x=1? and how can we calculate after (cos1+isin1)^i? anyway ... 
science
help  is the father but becomes the mother and the fertilized eggs mature into well developed young in his pouch What is it? A seahorse Thanks drwls, I was thinking it was either the seahorse or the darwin frog? Should I go with the seahorse? Since the Darwin frog male ... 
Chemistry
A 20.00 mL sample of a .1000M unknown acid solution is titrated with .1000M NaOH. Given that the acid is diprotic and its pKa's are 1.90 and 6.70 a.) Estimate the pH after 10 mL of base are added b.) estimate the pH after 20 mL of base are added c.) estimate the pH after 30 mL... 
Chemistry
Could someone walk me through this problem? 6CO2 + 6H2O > C6H12O6 + 6O2 partial pressure of CO2 is .26Torr, temp is 25 celsius, calculate volume of air to prouduce 10g glucose I keep getting confused with stoichiometry....my thinking: convert 10 g glucose to moles (which ... 
English
Could you please check the following sentences, please? 1) He kept himself busy by keeping (?) record of how long he had been on the island.He made a mark for each day he had been on the island. 2) He decided to build himself a house in a cave. He found a cave halfway up the ... 
Algebra 2
I know it's easy, but I totally just blanked out on how to divide rational expressions. We're supposed to write them in the form quotient + (remainder/Divisor) For example, (2h2+h2)/(h21) Those are h squareds. I know you would take h2 into 2h2 and get 2, but then I'm ... 
business finance
Her are the data on $1000 par value bonds issued by Microsoft, Ford, and Xerox at the end of 2008, Assume you are thinking about buying these bonds as of January 2009. Answer the following questions. a. Calculate the values of the bonds if your required rates of return are as ... 
Psychology
The impact of drug x on fertility rates in young women A.Potentially rendering young women unable to have children B.Potential birth defects if the women should become pregnant during the study C.Exposing young women to an untested drug D.There is no ethical dilemma I'm ... 
English
I'm doing a paper about Usher Syndrome and am having a hard time thinking about a thesis statement. I already have my paper typed up but can't think what to write as my thesis statement. Any examples would help to get my mind going. The source online about thesis statement ... 
College Critical Reading
Can someone please let me know if I am right on these True/ False questions. I like to make sure that I am understanding this information. Thanks in advance for your help ;) 1. Journalism has professional values of striving for subjectivity, currency, efficiency, and economy... 
physics
How would I figure out the answer to this question? A critical angle of 24.4 degrees applies to: a) light travelling from air into diamond b) light travelling from diamond into air c) light travelling from water into diamond d) light travelling from diamond into water 
PHI 208
Many philosophers insist that our most strongly held beliefs should be examined and critically evaluated. Using the required text and outside sources, explain what philosophers mean when they say that beliefs need justification? What is the importance of subjecting our beliefs... 
Cultural Diversity
Is this an example of sequential billingualism or simultaneous billingualism? (I'm thinking it's an example of sequential billingualism.) Adrienne is four years old. Her mother is French,and her father is American. They both have spoken their native language to Adrienne since ... 
Psychology
Random assignment can be described as a research method: used to balance the independent and dependent variables. no longer used because of its unpredictability. increasing the likelihood that the experimental group and control group will be different. used to balance the ... 
Patho  Hyperkalemia and Heart Attacks
Could someone please explain why an increase in potassium would cause a decrease in HR? I need someone to really dumb it down for me so I can fully understand. i was thinking that more Ka+ would increase the HR but in my lesson, it said it would slow down HR. I don't ... 
Maths
i'm thinking of a number that has two tenths, twice as many hundredths as tenths, half as many hundreds as tenths, twice as many tens as hundreds and three times as many ones as hundredths. Can you Guess the number 
7th Grade Language Arts URRGEENT!!!!
What was the first South American nation to receive independence? (1 point) Chile Argentina Paraguay Brazil ok this question IDK... however I think it's Chile OR Argentina though to be honest idk I've read the book 17 times (i counted) I looked it up in google (it didn't help ... 
calculus
Find the derivative using the chain rule. f(x) = ((3x7)/(6x+3))^4 f '(x) = let u= 3x7 v= (6x+3)^4 Then d(uv)= u dv + v du du= 3 dv= 4(6x+3)^5 (6) so what's f'(x)? (thanks for your help) Goodness. f'(x) is d(uv) I will be happy to critique your work or thinking. in the ... 
geology
there are 3 rock types:(a)igneous,(b)sedimentary,(c)metamorphic.If rock (a)were to cut across both other rocks and (c) is the oldest rock, describe the new relationship between the rocks. are you doing 103 by any chance im stuck on this q as well and thought it might be asking... 
Economics
Suppose that you are a policy maker concerned with correcting the effects of gases and particulates emitted by an local power plant. 1. What tools would you use? 2. What would be the benefits of the actions? 3. What would be the costs? 4. How would you decide what was the best... 
AE
Most schools and classrooms in the United States have ELL students. Now is the time for you to begin thinking and planning for what you will do to make sure ELL students in your classes are successful learners. Make your top ten list of steps to take to ensure ELL student ... 
Critical to life is the function of the cell membr
living organisms require energy to function and this includes each and every one of the trillions of cells that constitute the human body. Define in detail and use diagrams appropriate to show how cells extract, use and store energy including but to limited to discussion of ... 
Statistics
a Rollercoaster's auditors estimate that the average daily loss from those illegally riding without tickets is at lease (greater or equal) $295, but wants to determine the accuracy of this statistic. The company researcher takes a random sample of losses over 64 days and finds... 
corporate finance
you are thinking of retiring. your retirement plan will pay you either $250,000 immediately on retirement or $350,000 five years after the date of your retirement. which alternative should you chose if the interest rate is a) 0% per year; b) 8% per year and c) 20% per year 
probs & stats
A teacher gives 200 students a study guide for a test and the average score was 90 with a standard deviation of 6. She did not give the other 200 students a study guide and their average score was 70 with a standard deviation of 8. Find the critical value to determine whether ... 
maths
Experience in investigating insurance claims shows that the average cost to process a claim is approximately normally distributed with a mean of 80 dollars. New costcutting measures were started and a sample of 25 claims was tested. The sample mean of the costs to process ... 
science
A 0.21 g of Sulfuris acid is dissolved completely in sufficient water to make 0.25 litre of final solution. Calculate the hydrogen ion concentration (in mol 1 1) in this solution. Give your answer in scientific notation to an appropriate number of significant figures. ... 
USA PoliScience
Select a two interest groups that are on opposite side of some issue or policy goal. I was thinking I should write about American Freedom Agenda But does the question mean we have to find two groups against each other? Or one group on an issue.. and is my choice an interest ... 
English  Infinitive phrases
Consider the two sentences: His mother wanted him to study more. She made him study more. In the first, we have an infinitive phrase acting as a direct object, with "him" as the subject of the infinitive. How about the second sentence? Is that also an infinitive phrase, with ... 
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 your own original analogy you can use to describe the conduction of action potentials and ... 
Art
Why do some people feel the wall for Peace in Paris is unsightly? The contemporary design was poorly constructed and is falling apart the contemporary design does not convey ideas of peace with enough clarity the contemporary design clashes with surrounding classical ... 
Finance
You are thinking of buying a craft emporium. It is expected to generate cash flows of $30,000 per year in years 1 through 5, and $40,000 per year in years 6 through 10. If the appropriate discount rate is 8%, what amount are you willing to pay for the emporium 
College Chemistry
A stock solution is prepared by adding 20mL of 0.2M Na3PO4 to enough water to make 80mL. What is the Na+ concentration of 20mL of the stock solution? I am thinking .012: a) .02 times .2 = .004 b).004 times 3 = .012 (for each Na in the molecule) Seems too simple 
Physics
Two cars lost in a blinding snowstorm are traveling across a large field, each thinking they are on the road, as shown in the figure on the left. They collide. If the distance x is 141 meters and the red car is travelling at 19.5 mph, how fast to the nearest hundredth of a mph... 
Engish
Is these correct: SimpleDolphins are very intelligent, social creatures. Compound Dolphins are very intelligent and social creatures. Help on these on: Simple Katy is thinking she might like to become a marine biologist one day. 
English
According to the speaker in "Mending Wall" by Robert Frost, why does the neighbor feel that good walls make good neighbors? A. They create a barrier from having to talk to one another often. B. They maintain privacy and prevent meddling. C. They physically display the distance... 
physics
One of the curators at the art museum is tilting a large cylinder backward. At what angle (theta) will the cylinder of height h and radius r will tumble? My thinking is that the length = height = h 2r = w It seems that this cylinder will tumble when the angle is large enough ... 
theology
human reason wedded to truth Is this a question? Are we supposed to somehow metaphysically know the question associated with this? Do you have any thinking on this matter? The "truth" is "human" and "reason" are very seldom associated much less "wedded". At best perhaps a "... 
writing
Describe a time when your moral values influenced the way you responded to an issue. What differences did you notice between your logical reasoning process and your moral reasoning process? What were the possible consequences or outcomes of your decision? When YOU have written... 
English
Help:Please change show me anthing that I need to do, by placing the correct form at the it the bottom of the essay. Topic: What is your biggest regret in life? My Biggest Regret Everyone has had some regrets about something in life. Some of the regrets could have been about a... 
Math
A car boy in California purchased 6onces of silver for 3000 euro. what is the unit ratio of euro/ounce of silver? If the exchange rate is l:25 $=euro, what is the ratio equivalant to in $/pound of gold. Ratio= costeuro/ounce=3000/6 Ratio= costeuro/ounce*16ounces/lb *dollars/... 
CRT 205 Crticial thinking
. In three of the last four presidential races, the winner of the Iowa Republican primary has not captured the Republican nomination. Therefore, the winner of the next Iowa Republican primary will not capture the Republican nomination. 
math
the problem is to use the information given to figure our who will win the third round of tugofwar. round 1 on one side are four acrobats, each of equal strength. on the other side are five neighborhood grandmas, each of equal strength. the result is dead even. round2 on one ... 
math
How is an inequality different from an equation? Give a realworld scenario in which you would write an inequality rather than an equation. (Below is my realworld scenario, please check!) George has some money in his wallet. He's thinking of buying pizza, and his wife told ... 
operations management
explain the methods one would use in evaluating location alternatves. illustrate your answer with suitable examples There are many criteria that come into play, but all have to be judged in the context of life cycle costs, project mission objectives, and other (environmental ... 
Shakespeare
Okay, I know this isn't techinically 'homework help', but I have to do a project about the Taming of the Shrew. It can be anything from a character analysis, to a study of hawk training, to a report on Elizabethan fashions. Anything that is, in any way, remotely related to the... 
educating young children PART3
which one of the following guidelines is recommended when instructing children with learning differences? (a)begin with the childs preferred way of learning (b)use a taskanalysis to break down complex tasks into their component parts (c)provide activities and problems ... 
english
4. Which of the following sentences contains a comma splice? A.The kitten climbed the drapes, it couldn't figure out how to get down. B.The cruise ship docked on Oahu, then again on Maui. C.We need help with organization, structure, and spelling. D.Our friend, who travelled ... 
Statistics
10. A teacher gives 200 students a study guide for a test and the average score was 90 with a standard deviation of 6. She did not give the other 200 students a study guide and their average score was 70 with a standard deviation of 8. Find the critical value to determine ... 
Statistics
10. A teacher gives 200 students a study guide for a test and the average score was 90 with a standard deviation of 6. She did not give the other 200 students a study guide and their average score was 70 with a standard deviation of 8. Find the critical value to determine ... 
Substitution Method
Use the Substitution method to solve the system of equations. x + y = 4 x  y = 2 x + y = 4 x  y = 2 In the second equation, x= y+2 Putting that in the first.. (y+2) + y= 4 subtract two from each side, then divide each side by two to get y. Then, put that value of y into ... 
algebra
please explaing reversing the digits. Find the product of 2 two digit numbers and reverse the digits and find the product. The products are the same. Does this happen with any pair of twodigit numbers? Eplain your thinking in solving this problem and include any mathematical ... 
statistics
do students who learned English as well as another language simultaneously score worse on the SAT critical reading exam than the general population of test takers? the mean score di 501. A random sample of 100 test takers who learned English as another language simultaneously ... 
math,algebra
How do I even write an equation for this problem all i need someone to show me how to get an equation so i can solve it. It is estimated that the Earth is losing 4000 species of plants and animals every year. If S represents the number of species living last year, how many ... 
english
the sentences Lee gave the ball to Lynne and Lynne received the ball from Lee have the same: A surface structure B syntax C surface and deep structures D deep structure I was thinking is A but I am not sure 
psychology
the sentences Lee gave the ball to Lynne and Lynne received the ball from Lee have the same: A surface structure B syntax C surface and deep structures D deep structure I was thinking is A but I am not sure 
business communication
Which of the following sentence(s) is written in the active voice? (Points: 5) Jennifer wrote the examination. The examination was written by Jennifer. The examination was written quickly by Jennifer. Jennifer has written the examination. im thinking A any other opinions please 
marketing
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? $100,000 You are thinking of increasing your advertising by $200,000. Based on previous data, you know ... 
marketing
at&t reacted to the popularity of the cellular phone by adding several cellular models to its lie of regular phones. the availability and popularity of cellular phones is most likely due to changes in which two environments? a. political and cultural b. technological and legal... 
Chemistry G.12
(a) Which of the properties, crystal lattice energy and hydration energy, reduces the solubility of an ionic compound? (b) Which property, when increased, increases the solubility? I was thinking for (a) that it would be crystal lattice energy and for (b) hydration... Im not ... 
Ochem
If you start with 2.97 g of zest and obtain 459 mg of pure limonene, what is your percent recovery? I was thinking of dividing .459g by 2.97g and then multiplying by 100 to get the percent recovery. But then I realized that the zest and limonene aren't the same. So how would I... 
Exceptional Children
Most early childhood professionals children’s agree that the terms inclusion and mainstreaming: A. Both refer to exceptional children’s participation in the general education curriculum. B. Mean the same thing. C. Are two different concepts. D. Both refer to programs that ... 
Chemistry
How long would it take for 2.2 x 10^4 mol H2 to effuse through the same orifice as the 2.2x 10^4 mol N2? (It takes 105s for N2 to effuse) I was thinking of setting up the equation like: sqroot(28.014gN2/mol / 2.016g H2/mol) = 3.728 What should I do next? Also, when setting ... 
Calculus
A rectangle is bounded by the xaxis and the semicircle y=ã(25x^2). Question is, what length and width should the rectangle have so that its area is a maximum, and what is the maxuimum area? Area= length*width = 2x*y= 2x*sqrt(25x^2) Now, take that, differentiate it, set ...