Critical Thinking/Math
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Socials
I am coming up with a sample debate topic outline(not too elaborate) for class and it must be on a current, global issue. I am thinking on addressing the currency fluctuations, but I don't really understand how any of it works, the current situation, or it's significance. ... 
Physics
The acceleration due to gravity on a planet other than the earth has a magnitude of 1.50 m/s2. As in examples 6, 7 and 8, a placekicker kicks a football with an initial speed of 20.3 m/s at an angle of 39.4 ° above horizontal. Assume that the ball is kicked on this other ... 
Biology
8. Presenting with symptoms of recurrent infections, weakness, and frequency of urination over a 6 month period, a 34yearold man is found to have a blood glucose level of 142 mg/dl and an elevated hemoglobin A1c level. His most likely diagnosis is: A. Type 2 diabetes B. Type... 
11th grade english
I am supposed to state how the italicized noun clause is used, but I'm not sure how to tell the difference.. can anyone help? 1. [What I wanted to do] was to finish my work. S < i was thinking subject? OP PN or DO? 2. The valedictory prize will be awarded to [whoever ... 
English
How is "Mortals" an example of postmodernist fiction? Select three examples from the text that best represent why "mortals" is an example of postmodernist fiction. Then, use The text examples to support your thinking as to why "Mortals" reflects this genre. 
SCIENCE HELP!!??
Hi Please any one can help me in my science homework It is Imagine that you were driving in a car and it was raining, what would be the froces acting around the car and what would the electrical charges bee around the car, on the base and in the sky. I will be happy to ... 
art
hi do you have any ideas for the following project: i need to pick any environment and document a message or issue about it in that exact environment, e.g. take a photo of my work in that place. i'm thinking about focusing on the issues of energy wastage but don't know which ... 
Role of responsible moderates
WHat role did responsible moderates, such as John Adams , Benjamin Franklin, and THomas Jefferson play in producing widebased support for independence in the American colonies? "Diane" I have removed all the questions you posted. We will be happy to critique your thinking, ... 
Government
Laws that treat men and women differently: A. are always constitutional. B. are always unconstitutional. C. may be upheld by the Supreme Court if the meet certain criteria. D. may be passed by Congress, but not the states. My book says absolutely nothing about this, but I was ... 
Proof by contradiction
Prove that there exists no positive real number such that: 4x^2+1/4x <1 Can I simplify this inequality in the following way: multiply both sides by 4x so we have. 4x^2+1 <4x+1 Which renders the original statement false as 4x^2+1 cant be less than 4x+1. Even further can I... 
English1A Critical Thinking and Writing
Hi can someone proofread my introduction to a 7 page essay regarding Gender roles and Disney movies? Gender Stereotypes Society affects how the children of today perceive gender roles. From a very early age, the basic rules of membership are taught as girls are typically given... 
history
what is socratic method? i heared a lot of different stuff!! IDEAS PLZ Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. This is "thinking critically" and that can be done by using guided questions. Here is a good definition: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socratic_method THNX 
L A/The Giver
Which of the following events is part of the falling action of the novel? 1:Jonas is anxious about the Ceremony of Twelves 2:Jonas begins his training with the Giver 3:Jonas escapes and is on the run with Gabriel 4:Jonas learns what happened to the last Receiver. I'm thinking ... 
Social studies homework
What was one reason of the formation of the Democratic Republican Party? Washington's cabinet members wanted to form a new party to strengthen the federal government. Thomas Jefferson's views clashed with those of Alexander Hamilton. The alien and sedition acts outlined the ... 
Social
To what extent should individuals play a role in serving their nation when the nation is selfinterested? I think that they should play a role because they belong to the nation. Their voice matters, and even though the nation is still thinking about only themselves, they ... 
math
six employees of a small company were asked the distance they traveled to work, to the nearest tenth of a mile. find the range of the distances: 2.7,5.9,1.7,4.7,6.9,3.5 This site demonstrates how to find the range of a group of numbers. http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol8/... 
Physics
The tail of a vector is fixed to the origin of an x, y axis system. Originally the vector points along the +x axis. As time passes, the vector rotates counterclockwise. Describe how the sizes of the x and y components of the vector compare to the size of the original vector ... 
science
Th energy associated with the absorption of a photon of wavelength 15.00 micrometers is _________J. Energy= Plancksconstant*frequency= =plancksconstant*speed of light/wavelength. wavelength= 15*10^6 meters speed of light= 3*10^8 meters/second Plancks constant...look it up. I ... 
mathword problems with quadratics
I have 5 questions... 1) The sum of two numbers is 12. Their product is 36. Find the two numbers. 2) The sum of two numbers is 15. Their product is 100. Find the two numbers. 3) The sum of two numbers is 8. Their product is 12. Find the two numbers. 4) The length of a ... 
math please help!!
For what values of x is the graph of y = 8e^−x^2 concave down? (Enter your answer using interval notation.) I started by finding the second derivative and factoring and ended up getting 16e^x^2 (2x^21) and I know up till this part that I'm doing the right thing. But ... 
English
Can you proofread my essay? Thanks! In the essays "Imagine There's No Heaven" and "Why We Are Infidels," Salman Rushdie and E.L. Doctorow advocate different principles. Although Rushdie criticizes while Doctorow defines the nation's religious beliefs, these writers both focus ... 
Psychology
If motivation consist only of drivereduction, what is the perfect state of a human being? a. Competitive,hard driving b. Not hungry or thirsty,no pain,absence of fear c. Constant change,always reestablish homeostasis d. Gradual movement from primary to secondary drives. ... 
@ Steve or Damon
take a look at this question http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1446147947 Am I guilty of overkill or overthinking this ? Surely there has to be an easier way. 
Physics
A man exerts an effort of 250 Newtons through a distance of 4 meters to lift a load of 1000 Newtons through a height of 0.75 meters. Calculate the velocity ratio. I'm thinking i divide the 4 meters(displacement of effort)/0.75 meters (displacement of load) 
physics
Praire dogs live in underground burrows with at least two entrances. They ventilate their burrows by building a mound around one entrance, which is open to a stream of air. A second entrance at ground level is open to almost stagnant air. Use Bernoulli's principle to explain ... 
Stats
Think of a situation like the thinkingsuppression device example. Come up with a plausible scenario, with reallife data, using an observable that is binomial, and which you can measure in at least two dierent groups. For example: you might ask if somebody is a business or ... 
Sociology Multiple choice
Which of the following is(are) true of culture? a. culture would be significant whether people held it in common or not b. despite the cultural diversity that exists in American society, there are symbols, language patterns, belief systems, and ways of thinking that are ... 
teaching
How would you incorporate logic and experimentation into your curriculum and still emphasize Native American thinking into your curriculum? For example a science teacher could have students monitor and document the phases of the moon by dates and write down journal entries on ... 
Pharmacy
when a generic form of drug is prescibed, which of the following must be included on the label? a. generic form name and expiration date b. generic form name and the brand name c. generic form name and the prescriber d. generic form name and the patient's telephone number I ... 
Math Help 2 Questions Urgent!
1. The Pythagorean Theorem can be used to find distances between two points on a grid. But what about finding distances in threedimensional space? Consider a rectangular box, which has length l, width w, and height h. What is the distance from one corner to the opposite ... 
Writing
I'm doing a paper on a person who had an big impact on my life. I need helping on how to start it off, like what should my first sentence say. what I was thinking. One person who had an big impact on my life would be Hill Harper. Is this a good way to start a paper? 
EdTech
1) what is an example of bias in media A. A website that presents a controversial opinion as though it were fact. B. A television news program that presents both sides of a particular issue**** C. A podcast expressing an authors opinion D. A blog about the history of the civil... 
Organic Chemistry
One sample that is 1mm in height has a melting point range of 200201. What would be the melting point range of a 10mm sample in height if both samples heating rate is 2 degrees Celsius per minute? I'm thinking it would be about 20002010 but I'm not fully sure. I used algebra... 
english
Which of the following is not true of parenthetical elements? A. The information they supply is necessary for the sentence to make sense. B. The information they supply can modify the subject or the verb. C. They provide additional detail. D. They require commas to set them ... 
SOCIOLOGY
Check a school or public library or a nearby bookstore for a collection of jokes and humorous stories. How many stereotypes of minorities are in such books? What roles do humorous images of minority groups play in our perceptions and thinking? Why are stereotypes difficult to ... 
Chemistry
Got another practice question but I'm really stumped on this one: If the [ZnCl4]^2 ion is diamagnetic what must its structure be and why  octahedral, tetrahedral or square planar? I know that diamagnetic means that all its electrons are paired and that makes it low spin (I ... 
English
I've completed all my body paragraphs and now I need to write my conclusion. However, I do not know how to start my conclusion. Several sights have said that I should start by restating the thesis but I think I'm missing a transistion sentance. I was thinking of saying ... 
Engliish LitPlease check
"Those RULES of old discover'd not devis'd Are nature still, but Nature Mehtodiz'd Nature, Like Liberty is but restrain'd By the same Laws which first herself ordain'd What is this an example of simile hyperbole analogy overstatement personification I'm thinking it is either ... 
statistics
Perform a twotailed hypothesis test on the intrinsic variable AND a twotailed hypothesis test on the extrinsic variable's data using a .05 significance level. Begin by creating a null and an alternate statement. Use Microsoft Excel to process your data. Copy and paste the ... 
math
A jar contains six red marbles, four green marbles and five yellow ones. a) determine the number of ways in which any thee marbles can be selected? b) Determine the number of ways to select four marbles where two are red and two are yellow? c) Determine the number of ways in ... 
Organic chemistry
Help with prediction products of a reaction! 4phenylbutanoyl chloride + AlCl3 > ? the molecular formula of the product is C10H10O, and I need to determine the product. I was thinking an acylium ion would form, and then the carbonyl carbon would form a bond with the ring ... 
Java Computer Science
Say I write an application that prompts the user to enter an integer. If the user enters a double or string or anything, anything not an integer an error will appear. I'm having trouble writing code to combat this problem so I can errorproof my application. I'm thinking I'll ... 
Teachers Aide/Early Childhood Education and After
16. When planning activities for an afterschool day care program, the teacher aide should provide A. drill and thinking activities that carry over from the school curriculum. B. activities that are highly structured and demanding. C. a choice of activities that foster ... 
Literature
My homework question says: "Write a response to Marianne Moore, describing your response to "Poetry." Cite specific passages from her poem." I understand how to cite specific passages, however, I am having trouble thinking of a way to "respond" to Marianne Moore's poem. Any ... 
Stats 2
1. At the national level, the average income for a given occupation is $74 914. You want to determine if the income for member of the occupation is the same in Chicago. You take a random sample of 112 members of the occupation in Chicago. You find that mean of your sample is $... 
Chemistry
The specific heat capacity of a metal is given as 0.745 J/ degree Celcius.What mass of the metal must be heated to 95 degree Celcius in order to be used to warm 2.548 L of water from 18.1 degree Celcius to 22.5 degree Celcius ? I'm so confused I don't even know where to start ... 
Math
I don't think I am understanding this question. Question: A zoo started with 16 cranes and panned to hatch 20 chicks. A few birds were kept for breeding and the rest realeased into the wild. At the end of last year, a total of 136 cranes had spent some time in the zoo. If the ... 
algebra2 plzz help
how do you solve these problems (5x)to the power of a+4(5x)to the power of a2 3 to the power of 5 times xto the power of y+4 divided by 9 times x to the power of y factor 5aa2 , which is the greatest common factor, out. 5aa2(25x2 + 4) check my thinking. In the second, ... 
maths
1. If the first and third of three consecutive odd integers are added, the result is 51 less than five times the second integer. Find the third integer. 2. Write as a subtraction problem and evaluate. 15 less than 2 n, n+1, N+2, ... are consecutive intergers. N, N+2, N+4... 
writing skills
When you are told time after time that there are no jobs. And it is time _____________ for some creative thinking and acting. Which of the following is the best way to write the underlined portion of these sentences? If you think the original is the best way, choose option (1... 
Math
1. Write the expression as a function of an acute angle whose measure is less than 45. a. sin 80 b. sin (100) To find the postive acute angle, usually you would subtract 360 from the given measure. Would you have to subtract 45 from the given measure. 2. Points A (1,0) and B... 
Physics
A light ray of wavelength 610 nm is incident at an angle θ on the top surface of a block of polystyrene surrounded by water. Find the maximum value of θ for which the refracted ray will undergo total internal re ﬂection at the left vertical face of the block... 
English
What does this whole paragraph mean??? Pharmacists are health care professionals who use their expertise in medicine to help people understand what are the medications they are taking, how they will help, and how they will react. They also give out information and counsel ... 
Chemistry
A critical reaction in the production of energy to do work or drive chemical reactions in biological systems is the hydrolysis of adenosine triphosphate, ATP, to adenosine diphosphate, ADP, as described by ATP(aq) +H2O (l) >ADP(aq) +HPO4^2 for which ΔG°rxn = –30... 
Brave New World
Have any f you read "Brave New World?" If so, I would appreciate if you could give me a thesis, or rather a main idea that i could use for my essay. I am thinking of writing about how Huxley uses new vocabulary and how words have taken a new meaning. However, I don't know how ... 
calculus please help
the actual problem is integral(2 to +infinity) (1/x^2) dx and after integrating and plugging in the bounds, i got 1/(infinity sign)+ 1/2 does that converge to 1/2, Ln2, 1, 2 or is the answer nonexistent? what i was thinking that everytime the bottom number increases seeing ... 
Design
What is the difference between layering and terracing? A. More depth can be achieved with layering than with terracing. B. In layering, the materials are more threedimensional than in terracing. C. In layering, materials such as leaves can't be reversed to reveal different ... 
statistics
If a company is thinking of giving one department a 1000 bonus. Based on their means and standard deviation scores which set of employess will do better based on this information? Who should get the bonus? Employee A mean 16.875 standard deviation 4.45413 Employee B mean 12.... 
English
I left out three sentences, I hope you can see them. 1) Can you use his/her when writing a dissertion? Exmple: The character stays fixed in a place whereas his/her consciousness moves freely in time. 2) There was no use in (is "in" necessary?) thinking of what might have been... 
Help Physics
Two equalmass stars maintain a constant distance apart of 6.0 1010 m and rotate about a point midway between them at a rate of one revolution every 12.0 yr. (a) Why don't the two stars crash into one another due to the gravitational force between them? (b) What must be the ... 
English
I'm doing a competition & this time it's about vincent van gogh. it has to have gogh in it. mainly his family tree. ex. Family tree dizzy aunt....vertigogh brother who ate lot of pruns.. gottagogh brother who worked at the 7 11..stop and gogh his magician unclewhere did ... 
Accounting
Which of these assets are "quick assets"? Cash and cash equivalents Shortterm investment Trading assets Accounts receivable Inventories Deferred tax assets Other current assets I am thinking "cash and cash equivalents" and "accounts receivable" are, but I'm not sure ... 
Accounting
Which of these assets are "quick assets"? Cash and cash equivalents Shortterm investment Trading assets Accounts receivable Inventories Deferred tax assets Other current assets I am thinking "cash and cash equivalents" and "accounts receivable" are, but I'm not sure ... 
Accounting
Which of these assets are "quick assets"? Cash and cash equivalents Shortterm investment Trading assets Accounts receivable Inventories Deferred tax assets Other current assets I am thinking "cash and cash equivalents" and "accounts receivable" are, but I'm not sure ... 
Accounting
Which of these assets are "quick assets"? Cash and cash equivalents Shortterm investment Trading assets Accounts receivable Inventories Deferred tax assets Other current assets I am thinking "cash and cash equivalents" and "accounts receivable" are, but I'm not sure ... 
English
Uther Pendragons willingness to give his son Arthur to Merlin in exchange for spending just one night with Igraine reflects the idea of courtly love chivalry "contemptu mundi" NoNE OF THE ABOVE This confuses me, I don't understand why he gave his child up, I don't think it ... 
statistics
model: firm return  risk free return = beta(market return  risk free return) hypothesis1: group1 & group2 have equal betas hypothesis2: group1 & group2 have equal variances if there are 500 observations (250 in group 1, 250 in group 2), what are the critical values for 1%, 5... 
statistics
A family therapist states that all parents in America talk to their teenagers an average of 17 minutes per week. A psychologist decides to test this by collecting data from a sample of 9 parents on how much time they spend talking to their teenagers per week. Alpha .05, 2... 
Soc. Studies
The Industrial Revolution led to changes as the U.S. became more economically independent. Which of these changes occurred during this time? A. Cities began to grow, because individuals moved from farms looking for education. B.Low taxes allowed people to invest in small ... 
Phyics
1)A logging truck is dragging a 427 kg log through the forest at a constant speed of 3.5 m/s. If the truck is applying a force of 1047 N to the log to keep it moving, what is the coefficient of friction between the log and the ground? im thinking you use the kinetic friction... 
Psychology
I have to write an essay on a psychology concept and I was thinking about writing my essay on the concept of conformity. However, my professor prefers that we use media examples that occurred after the 28th of January. This example is to be used to explain or rather show ... 
Leadership
Deliverable Length: 10001200 words You are excited about your new position as compliance officer at ECG because this is your first role as a member of a senior executive team. You have the enviable opportunity to be a critical part of ECG’s growth as the leader who will ... 
chemistry
if compound forms by ionic bonding, which is not true? A. a positively charged atom or group of atoms attracts a negatively charged atom or group of atoms B. the net cgare of the compound is zero C. the compund consists of just two atoms, each of opposite charge. D. several ... 
Physics check answer please
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 Would the answer be a)? 
calculus
the graph (x^515*x^3 +10) is sketched without axes and not to scale. I found f'(x), set it to zero and got x=0, x=3, x=3. these are critical numbers? I plugged them into original equation to find y (?) and got (0,10),3,152)(3, 172). I have to show for what intervals (for x... 
English
posted by rfvv Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 5:57am 1. I laugh. Don't laugh, I tell myself. Think of tomorrow's math test. That works. I sit quietly.  In the book, 'Don't laugh' is in italic type. In the book 'Think of ... 
history
Which accurately describes life events of explorer Hernán Cortés? Hernán Cortés founded Peru’s capital city of Lima. Hernán Cortés discovered Rio de Janeiro and Rio de la Plata. Hernán Cortés became the first governor of New Spain. Hernán Cortés became a wealthy ... 
Physics
For a resonance tube apparatus (open ended on one side) with a total tube length of 1.00 meter, on a day when the speed of sound is 340 m/s, how many resonance positions will be observed as the piston position is varied for a frequency of 500 Hz? and 1000 Hz? Use the n as the ... 
Algebra
I am thinking of a number.It is a multiple of 3 but not 6.It is greater than 25^2 but less than 30^2.The units digit is a perfect square and the sum of the other two digits is the square root of 81. What is my number? A threedimensional model of a city has a scale of 1 inches... 
Chemistry
Magnesium sulfate is often used it first aid hotpacks giving off heat when dissolved in water. When 2.00 g of MgSO4 dissolves in 15.0 mL of water (d= 1.00g/mL) at 25.0ºC, 1.51 kJ of heat is evolved. A) Write the balanced equation for this reaction. I have: MgSO4 + H2O >... 
Math
Let x represent the number which shows up when a balanced die is rolled. Then x is a random variable with a uniform distribution. Let xbar denote the mean of the numbers obtained when the die is rolled 32 times. For samples of size 32, which of the following statements ... 
science
All living things must carry out certain functions and possess certain structures to survive, grow, and reproduce. The following chart illustrates how humans possess certain structures to carry out these critical functions. Fill in the plant structures that correspond to the ... 
Biology
A mutation has occurred in one chromosome of a spermatogonium. This mutation will show up in how many of the gametes produced from this cell? Choices: A. None B. Two C. All Four D. Cannot be determined I believe it is 2....If the mutation occurs in the spermatogonium it is ... 
Biology
Why is it important to understand the characteristic of life in a health care setting? Can someone please help me with this!!!??? I'm really confused and I'm not sure how answer this... Can you please just give me a few ideas to get started?? I'm thinking that people working ... 
Applied Statistics
Assignment Guidelines Perform a twotailed hypothesis test using the steps outlined in the assignment description. In a Word document, create a report that includest the following: Null and alternate statements. Pasted Microsoft Excel data output. Identification of the ... 
Math grade 56
Some students are making muffins to sell to earn money to go on a school trip.The students use two and two thirds cups of flour and three eggs for every dozen muffins they make. The students make eight dozen muffins. How many cups of flour and how many eggs do the students ... 
algebra
The equation h = 16t^2 + 112t gives the height of an arrow, shot upward from the ground with an initial velocity of 112 ft/s, where t is the time after the arrow leaves the ground. Find the time it takes for the arrow toreach a height of 180 ft. put in for h 180 ft, factor (... 
Grammar
Determine if the following sentence employ the correct use of commas and apostrophes.TRUE=correct FALSE=wrong 1.The patient is a 41yearold, white female with a severalmonth's history of biliary colic. ANSWER: False Thinking comma after old can be eliminated and put after ... 
algebra1
I will be happy to critique your thinking. can u use one of them and show me how to solve it and i'll do the rest? like i don't know how to do these and i need to know how. assume that Q varied directly as x and inversely as y. 1) if x is tripled and y is doubled, what happens... 
PHYSICS
A body of mass 100.0g is attached to a hanging spring whose force constant is 10.0 kN/m. The body is lifted until the spring is in its unstretched state. The body is then released. Using the law of conservation of energy, calculate the speed of the body when it strikes a table... 
Teacher aide
Can someone please tell me if I have this question right. When planning activites for an afterschool day care program, the teacher aide should provide A Drill and thinking activities that carry over from the school curriculum B Activities that are highly structured and ... 
language arts
Complete the analogies by selecting the pair of words whose relationship most resembles the relationship of the pair in capitol letters. SAGE:WISDOM a. author:anthology b. speaker:tirade c. acrobat:agility (I'm thinking c but I'm not sure) SCOLDING:TIRADE a. sage:wisdom b.... 
Music
In an essay, describe how a composer would incorporate rhythm, dynamics, melody, harmony and texture, and timbre into a composition to add interest and character. Remember to discuss what each of these elements does. I'm not sure exactly how to start this essay. Like, it needs... 
science
input and output are good words to use when discussing systems because.. Two in puts, two outputs, and two side effects of the health care system are... The inputs to a garden that occur naturally are.. THe inputs that are provided by humans are.. Systems thinking means.. The ... 
math
1.In order to determine the effects of alcohol on reaction time, 40 randomly selected adult male individuals were assigned to four treatment groups of ten subjects each. The first group was asked to consume the alcoholic equivalent of five beers in a twohour period, the ... 
English
All of the following statements about the setting of a story are true EXCEPT: a) Sometimes the setting and the plot of a story cannot be separated. b) The setting is usually not vital to the reader's understanding of the story. c) The description of a setting often helps to ... 
lit
I have to create a work of art that reflects the absurdity of our meaningless universe, or our reaction to it (pick from the six existentialism themes) I was thinking of doing death absurdity. I was going to draw a picture of someone working hard to become a doctor his or her ... 
small business management
Gary and Wilma Johnson plan to open a bus tour business, taking people from their small city to historic sites along the East Coast. Tours will include bus fare, hotel accommodations, breakfast, and admission to the sites. What aspect of their research might they want to pay ... 
marh
Tenecia is thinking of a number with 8 place values the digit in the thousands place is 5 the digits in the hundred thousands and hundreds place are both an odd number greater than 7. The digit in each other place value is less one less than the digit in the thousand place ... 
Gen edu 499 quiz critical thinki
The very large increase in allergies over the last thirty years is due to the great success of immunizations administered over this time period. Since immunizations have nearly eliminated lifethreatening diseases such as polio, the human immune system increasingly targets ...