1. Which first step should readers take when they encounter an unfamiliar word? (1 point) Find a synonym for the word in a thesaurus. Use context clues near the word. Replace the unfamiliar word with a familiar word. Look up

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  1. LA

    Purpose and point of view quick check -I need someone to check my answers- 1.What is the definition of authors purpose? A. The authors attitude about the topic B. The authors main idea C. The authors reason for writing*** 2. What is the definition of point

  2. check english answers please??

    Match the definition with the appropriate word. A. an appeal to logic B.the emotion that a speaker demonstrates towards his or her subject C.an appeal to the credibility of the speaker D.an appeal to the emotion E.devices in a speech that seek to convince

  3. English

    In “The Lottery,” how does the fact that names are called and people select their piece of paper work to create suspense? a. Readers know males draw the papers. b. Readers watch every family participate. c. Readers wonder what the papers signify. d.

  4. Narrative Context Clues Quick Check

    Which of the following describes an antonym? 1. ** 2. has the same meaning as another word. 3. is characteristic of its type. 4. states the exact meaning of a word. Answer 1. has the opposite meaning of another word. Use the sentences to answer the

  5. Ela

    Use the sentence to answer the question. The people in the parade walked down the street all in step with one another. Which precise word would best replace the underlined word? (1 point) ran roamed marched wandered

  6. Language arts

    1) Based on the context, what is the meaning of the word concise in the following sentence? Her writing was so concise that she could tell in two sentences what others needed two paragraphs to say. (1 point) open to interpretation brief but informative

  7. Algebra2/Trig

    Find an equation of the parabola with vertex at the origin. Passes through the point (4,6); horizontal axis. I know it has to be y^2=4px. But I don't know what to do with (4,6). Please show step by step. Thanks.

  8. LANGAGE ART

    Question 1 A) Which option describes a conclusion?(1 point) a happy ending to a story the greatest point of tension the resolution to a narrative the point when characters are introduced Question 2 A) An effective conclusion should do which of the

  9. Language Arts

    Which one of these statements is true about summaries?(1 point) A. They can help a reader write a story. B. They can help a reader to be objective. C. They can help a reader remember a story. D. They can help a reader understand the author. What should a

  10. language arts

    1) Based on the context, what is the meaning of the word concise in the following sentence? Her writing was so concise that she could tell in two sentences what others needed two paragraphs to say. (1 point) open to interpretation brief but informative

  11. ELA

    Use the sentences to answer the question. Shawn’s brother was like Google; he knew the answer to everything, no matter the subject. He could tell you which year your favorite team won the World Series, and he could list all the U.S. presidents in

  12. Educational Technology

    1.Context clues can be used to determine the ________of an unfamiliar word a. meaning*** b. pronunciation c. tense d. part of speech 2.If a sentence contains context clues, these clues are usually located_______ the unfamiliar word. often, though, the

  13. Language arts

    1. Which first step should readers take when they encounter an unfamiliar word? (1 point) Find a synonym for the word in a thesaurus. Use context clues near the word. Replace the unfamiliar word with a familiar word. Look up the word in a dictionary. 2.

  14. math

    Consider the sequence of steps to solve the equation: 2(x − 4) + 6x = 9x − 10 Which step in solving this equation is justified by the Commutative Property of Addition? Given ⇒ 2(x − 4) + 6x = 9x − 10 Step 1 ⇒ 2x − 8 + 6x = 9x − 10 Step 2

  15. Math

    From a point x = 110 feet in front of a public library, the angles of elevation to the base of the flagpole and the top of the flagpole are θ = 27.5° and 39° 45', respectively. The flagpole is mounted on the front of the library's roof. Find the height

  16. math

    Consider the sequence of steps to solve the equation: 5(x - 3) = 7x 2 Step 1 ⇒ 10(x - 3) = 7x Step 2 ⇒ 10x - 30 = 7x Step 3 ⇒ 3x - 30 = 0 Step 4 ⇒ 3x = 30 Step 5 ⇒ x = 10 Identify the property of equality which yields Step 5. I'm thinking

  17. reading

    1.What is the main purpose of a dictionary?(1 point) A.to provide information about domain-specific words related to a text B.to provide definitions and pronunciation of words C.to provide a list of synonyms and antonyms for words D.to provide a list of

  18. Geography

    4. Given an angle A, what figure can you construct using the steps below? Step : Draw a ray with endpoint s. Step 2: With the compax point on vertex A, draw an arc that intersects the sides of ZA.Label the points of intersection B and c, Step 3: With the

  19. Computer

    1: A thesaurus is best used to ________. A Help find the meaning or a word b help find a word that means the same or a similar definition as another word c help find the spelling of a word d help find the pronunciation of a word 2: Using a synonyms can

  20. language arts

    Which structure should be used to organize the information in a paper about the reasons for and the results of the Industrial Revolution?(1 point) definition cause/effect compare/contrast classification Which of the following topics is best organized with

  21. Language Arts

    What should a reader do if he or she is unable to determine the meaning of a word using context clues?(1 point) replace the unfamiliar word with a familiar word find a synonym for the word in a thesaurus*** look up the word in a dictionary underline the

  22. english

    For the following questions, match each word to its definition by filling in the correct letter. wise deceptively charming enormous passion sound; fit competing awe-inspiring sinister; threatening Use the word bank to answer the question. 4. ardor (1

  23. language and arts

    Which word describes a brief story that is told to make a point? anecdote example illustration analysis Which word describes adding more details to help a reader understand a topic?(1 point) questioning analyzing introducing elaborating Which strategy is a

  24. la

    1. Which first step should readers take when they encounter an unfamiliar word? (1 point) Find a synonym for the word in a thesaurus. Use context clues near the word. Replace the unfamiliar word with a familiar word. Look up the word in a dictionary. 2.

  25. Check LA Answers

    What is etymology? (1 point) the pronunciation of a word the spelling of a word the history of a word the part of speech of a word*** What do etymological patterns help readers do?(1 point) define words pronounce words*** organize words spell words What is

  26. Geometry

    A parabola has a focus of F(2,8.5) and a directrix of y=9.5. The point P(x,y) represents any point on the parabola, while D(x,9.5) represents any point on the directrix. Maria was asked to use the distance formula to write an equation to represent this

  27. Language

    Identify the verbs and verb phrases in the following sentences. Then, classify each verb or verb phrase as transitive action, intransitive action, or intransitive linking. Give the object(s) of each transitive action verb and the subject complement(s) of

  28. ALGEBRA HELP

    When solving the equation, what property was used to go from step 3 to step 4? Step 1: -(2x+3= x-18 Step 2: -2x-3=x-18 Step 3: -3=3x-18 Step 4: 15=3x A)APOE B)SPOE C)MPOE D)DPOE

  29. Language Arts

    Write one to two sentences explaining how a dictionary helps readers better understand unfamiliar words.

  30. math

    Step 1: |x − 5| + 2 = 5 Step 2: |x − 5| = 5 − 2 Step 3: |x − 5| = 3 Which of the following is a correct next step to solve the equation? (1 point) x + 5 = −3 −x − 5 = 3 x − 5 = −3 x + 5 = 3

  31. Making Inferences Quick Check:Literary Analysis 2

    1.What does it mean to draw inferences from the following options?(1 point) A.to use facts and details to draw conclusions that are not specifically stated B.to guess what the author is trying to tell you based on what you know C.to use the literal meaning

  32. Educational Technology

    1.) Context Clues can be used to determine the MEANING of an unfamiliar word. 2.) If a sentence contains context clues, these clues are usually located BEFORE AND AFTER the unfamiliar word. Often, though, the context clues are in other sentences

  33. geometry

    The figure shows some of the steps Jane took to draw a line segment parallel to line segment XY at R. Jane plans to perform these steps next. Step 1. Set the compass at point S and adjust its width to point T Step 2. Fix the compass at point L. Step 3.

  34. Algebra

    Josephine solved a quadratic equation: (x+6)^2=49. Her work is shown below. Step 1: √(x+6)^2 = √49 Step 2: x+6 = 7 Step 3: x = 7−6 Step 4: x = 1 In which step did Josephine make an error? A- step 4 B- step 1 C- step 2 D- step 3

  35. Math 102

    What number must be added to the numerator and subtracted from the denominator of 10/23 to obtain a fraction equivalent of 6/5? Please provide step by step, this is a word problem for rational expressions. Thank you

  36. Language Arts 6 A

    What do graphic aids do in informational texts?(1 point) They present information visually to help reader. They alternate text and visuals to break up texts. They illustrate the reasoning behind a statement. They direct readers to relevant print resources.

  37. English

    When identifying an unfamiliar word, which of the following is NOT a technique you should employ? Establish the context Identify the grammatical structure of the sentence Identifying part of speech Pronouncing the word

  38. presentation of text quick check

    What do graphic aids do in informational texts?(1 point) A They illustrate the reasoning behind a statement. B They present information visually to help readers. C They alternate text and visuals to break up texts. D They direct readers to relevant print

  39. communication

    extemporaneous presentation, what is the first step of the conclusion? A. Say, "In conclusion..." and continue with a summary of the body. B. Review the main points with a simple, single sentence that names each main point with its one-word or two-word

  40. English

    1. What is the relationship between an idiomatic and a literal phrase? A. A literal phrase is the straightforward language that interprets the figurative meaning of an idiomatic phrase. *B. An idiomatic phrase presents non-literal language that influences

  41. Language Arts

    Which term describes the words, phrases, or sentences that surround an unfamiliar word? critical thinking meaning context dictionary definition

  42. Math

    I need help solving the problem not the answer. (Multiple Choice) The steps below show the incomplete solution to find the value of x for the equation 7x + 8 − 3x = −6 + 10: Step 1: 7x + 8 − 3x = −6 + 10 Step 2: 7x + 8 − 3x = 4 Step 3: 4x + 8 = 4

  43. Coordinates Help asap?

    Triangle ABC has coordinates A(1, 4); B(3, –2); and C(4, 2). Find the coordinates of the image A'B'C' after a reflection over the x-axis. (3 point) Are these right? If not can you help solve step by step??

  44. math

    the work of a student to find the dimensions of a rectangle of area 6 + 8x and with 2 is shown below: Step 1 6 + 8x Step 2 2(4) + 2(6x) Step 3 2(4+6x) Step 4 Dimensions of the rectangle are 2 and 4 + 6x In which step did the student first make an error and

  45. English

    context clues can be used to determine the of an unfamiliar word

  46. Math

    William multiplied (-2x+1-3y)(-0.5x) and got the wrong solution. Review his work and identify the step in which William made his first error. Step 1 (-2x+1-3y)(-0.5x) Step 2 (-0.5x)(-2x-3y+1) Step 3 -0.5x(-2x)-0.5x(-3y)-0.5x(1) Step 4 x^2+1.5xy-x I think

  47. math

    1: Connor drives an an eighteen-wheeler. It cost Conner $456 to fill the truck up with diesel fuel. If diesel fuel cost $3 a gallon, how many gallons of fuel were bought? a: 148 b: 152 c:156 d:164 2: The temperature started at 35°F. If the temperature

  48. Calc problem

    Consider the function y=(kx)/(x-k) a. Show that y is symmetric with respect to the line y=x. b. Write the equations of the horizontal and vertical asymptotes of y. c. Find the point(s) of intersection of y with the line x-y=-2k, and find the slope of the

  49. plz help anyone?

    Ernest Hemingway is known for his distinctive writing style and his straightforward prose in which he uses simple words and few adjectives. Every word, sentence, phrase is what seems to be direct, but can have multiple meanings. His writing style gives the

  50. us hist ptr ll

    Which statement best explains how images help readers? They make complex words easier to pronounce. They help readers visualize inaccurate historical settings. They help readers visualize complex and unfamiliar ideas. They make books entertaining and

  51. chemistry

    what experimental difficulty would you encounter if you had neglected to include a drying step before evaporating the ether solution of the neutral organic compound? Water was added to the organic solvent ,but a drying agent wasn't added. So would the

  52. Calculus

    Use implicit differentiation to find the slope of the tangent line to the curve y/(x+7y)=x^5+7 at the point (1,(-8/55). can anyone help me work out the problem step by step? y (x+7y)-1 = x5 +7 dy(x+7y)-1-y((x+7y)-2*(dx +7dy)=5x4 multiply it out, gather the

  53. I CAN'T THINK OF A WORD- PLEASE HELP!!!

    I can’t think of the word- please help!!! Hi. I am writing a story and need to find a word to describe the sound that bowling pins make when they are hit by the ball. The only word I got so far is “Crash”. I need a better word. Any ideas? I have

  54. math

    The problem I am trying to solve is from AQA Mechanics M1 and is as follows: An object is moving in a plane. At time t=0, it is at the origin, O, and moving with velocity u. After 2 seconds it is at A where OA = -2i - 4j. After a further 3 seconds it is at

  55. Physics

    An arrow is shot straight up from the edge of a cliff with an initial velocity of 50 ft/s. Answer the following questions using English units. The acceleration due to gravity has a magnitude of 32.2 ft/s. A. Find the time to reach the highest point.

  56. french

    we have been given a text and have to find words in it. we have to find the word bothers/upsets all i know is that it begins wit 'in' could it be indispose as it is the only word beginning with it we also have to find (here)encounter an it begins with

  57. Math

    Explain It Use your design and analysis to write a website posting describing the process readers can use to make a string of pennant flags using any length string and any size square. Your posting should include the following:  step-by-step

  58. ed tech

    Microsoft Word - Tables and Smart Art - Escape Room! Answer all of the questions. Enter the code at the end (the answer to each question : example ACBA) ...earn more points for class! What is Smart Art used for? * 1 point A. To make it pretty B.To make it

  59. Math

    So I'm doing this portfolio item for math and I just really really need help with the explain it part! Use your design and analysis to write a website posting describing the process readers can use to make a string of pennant flags using any length string

  60. Language arts - Analogies quick check

    pls tell me if im right i need help!!! Which of the following is the best definition of an analogy? identifying differences in words comparing synonyms and antonyms~~~ showing a similarity between unlike things organizing words by classification How do

  61. Just some LA q's, Ms.Sue please

    1. When you summarize an informational article, you should (1 point) leave out minor details. use the author's words, including direct quotations. leave out important details. include as much information as possible. 2. Why might a scientist choose to

  62. Calculus

    Use the four-step process to find the slope of the tangent line to the graph of the given function at any point. f(x) = 16 - 10 x Step 2: f(x + h) - f(x) = Step 4: f'(x) = lim(h->0)(f(x + h)- f(x))/h =

  63. english

    Why do newspapers and magazines use difficult words in their articles? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help. The best way to increase your vocabulary is by reading. When you encounter a word you do not know, look it up in a dictionary and make it

  64. math

    Can someone start me off on these and please explain step by step how you got everything because I'm having difficulty understanding the entire concept. Find the projection of u onto v and calculate its magnitude. a) u = (2,5) v = (6,4) b) u = (3, 6, -2) v

  65. ELA

    for which purpose might you write an argumentative essay? A.To convince someone to adopt a point of view** B.To explain to readers the steps in a process. C.To entertain readers with humorous stories. D. To reflect on an interesting experience you had.

  66. English

    For which purpose might you write an argumentative essay? A) to convince someone to adopt a point of view B)to explain to readers the steps in a process C) to entertain readers with humorous stories D) to reflect on an interesting experience you had I

  67. intro to Linear Algebra

    Find the point that is one-fourth of the way from P=(2,-5,3) to Q=(1,-2,5). Please show step-by-step, this way I can learn it. Thank you.

  68. Algebra help

    f(x)=x^3-4x^2-x+4 How do I find the x-intercept for this? This is from my book: step 1: 0=x^3-4x^2-x+4 step 2: 0=x^2(x-4)+(-1)(x-4) step 3: 0=(x^2-1)(x-4) I know how to solve once I get to step 3, but in step 2, I don't know what they've done or why. Where

  69. English

    Hello, I can't find the answer to these questions, What kinds of unwanted reactions might you get from readers of your messages whether it be negative, persuasive, or informative? Also, What steps would you take to ensure that the purpose of your message,

  70. com 155

    Are these well written sentences? 1. When I am writing, my words need to construct a clear picture for my readers. 2. I will avoid using slang in my writing. 3. Using irrelavant words, is one error I need to change in my writing. 4. I need to use a

  71. math

    I need help with this question. Write the equation of the line which contains the point)0, -3) and whose slope is 4. A general line equation can be written as y = mx + c, where m is the slope and c a constant. so we can write this as y = 4x + c

  72. critical thinking

    When you encounter the word "since" in a sentence you should generally conclude that it is acting as which of the following

  73. kaplan

    Below you will find a medical senerio that includes (3) medical records to read and a medical word chart. Please identify 15 medical terms that would be unfamiliar to layman or non-member medical person and place these terms in the chart below

  74. Physics

    A point (labelled P in the figure) is attached to the rim of a disk of radius 0.2 m, which can turn around an axis through its center. It is rotating counterclockwise with a speed of 2.5 m/s. Can someone please step me through the problem step by step?

  75. Chemistry

    Construct a cycle with the following steps: Begin with: 1 mol ideal monatomic gas at 300 K and 1 bar. Point A. 1. Isothermal reversible expansion till volume gets twice its original value. Point B. then, 2. Irreversible adiabatic expansion against

  76. basic college reading

    main idea of mythMyth 2: You have to read every word. Some experts suggest that you don’t need to read every word of a passage. This is particularly true once you break your reading task into steps with distinct purposes. For example, the first step in

  77. Language arts

    Hello, can someone check my answers, please? 1. Which option describes a synonym? A. A word or phrase that is a model of something B. A word or phrase that has an opposite meaning C. A word or phrase that has a similar meaning - My answer D. A word or

  78. maths - two dimensional motion

    The problem I am trying to solve is from AQA Mechanics M1 and is as follows: An object is moving in a plane. At time t=0, it is at the origin, O, and moving with velocity u. After 2 seconds it is at A where OA = -2i - 4j. After a further 3 seconds it is at

  79. math

    Gustav is using front-end estimation. In estimating seventy-two point nine three minus thirty-two point zero seven, Gustav follows the steps below. Where did he go wrong? Step 1: seventy-two minus thirty-two equals forty Step 2: zero point nine three minus

  80. Math, Algebra

    Use your design and analysis to write a website posting describing the process. Readers can use to make a string of pennant flags using any length string and any size square. Your posting should include the following:  step-by-step instructions  a

  81. Math

    Parametrically represent a Mobius strip. Since I am very unfamiliar with this topic, Math jargon should appear as little as possible and please provide step by step working.

  82. English

    ________ paragraphs give readers step-by-step information

  83. English

    Which part of a dictionary entry can help readers determine if a definition is the correct one when there are multiple definitions? 1. the word's first definition 2. the word's pronunciation 3. the word's example sentences 4. the word's part of speech

  84. Basic algebra

    jenelle makes $7.25 an hour at the flower shop write an inequality to find out how many hours you was work to earn at least $125 how do you want does the word step-by-step

  85. Vectors

    Can someone start me off on these and please explain step by step how you got everything because I'm having difficulty understanding the entire concept. Find the projection of u onto v and calculate its magnitude. a) u = (2,5) v = (6,4) b) u = (3, 6, -2) v

  86. English

    1. What type of definition is used to introduce an unusual or unfamiliar word, to coin new words, or to introduce a new meaning to a familiar word? Hint A. Stipulative definition B. Precising definition C. Explanatory definition D. Persuasive definition

  87. ELA

    Use the sentences to answer the question. Shawn’s brother was like Google; he knew the answer to everything, no matter the subject. He could tell you which year your favorite team won the World Series, and he could list all the U.S. presidents in

  88. English

    Article 1 informs readers about the benefits of hand washing, and Article 2 persuades readers to wash their hands more. Given this information, which method of writing is different between the two articles?(1 point)

  89. literature

    Literature supports the building of a readers’s imagination because: A. readers are placing themselves into a story. B. readers relate only to what they know. C. readers are presented with an unstructured picture of life. D. readers are seeing worlds

  90. Language Arts 7 A

    Which phrase defines etymology? (1 point) --So I can find this later (Ryan0909) the history of a word the history of a word the part of speech of a word the part of speech of a word the pronunciation of a word the pronunciation of a word the spelling of a

  91. Chem

    What experimental difficulty would you encounter if you had neglected to include a drying step before evaporating the ether solution of fluorene?

  92. word processing

    How do you merge documents (from a table into a word document for example)? I think you have to have the data in a database or spreadsheet to be able to make it merge into a word processing document. I'm not sure, though. I've always done this with Works,

  93. Calculus--complex numbers

    let z= a+bi be a complex number. it is given that the quotient (z-i)/(z-1) is purely imaginary. show that z lies on a circle and determine the centre and radius of this circle. OK, here's my working out...( i am using "X" as my times symbol) step1:

  94. math

    1) Write a translation rule that maps point D(7, –3) onto point D'(2, 5). Note: PLEASE ANSWER, NEAT & CORRECT PLEASE AND THANK YOU!! =) :-) AND EXPLAIN IT GOOD STEP BY STEP, PLEASE. :)

  95. English

    Word bank beacon berserk celestial chasten confiscate data detract encounter epic pantomime pessimist precaution prosecute puncture retaliate sham uncouth underscore wholesome wistful 1.The police have done their job in arresting the suspect; now it is up

  96. Calculus: need clarification to where the #'s go

    A particle is moving along the curve y= 2 \sqrt{4 x + 4}. As the particle passes through the point (3, 8), its x-coordinate increases at a rate of 5 units per second. Find the rate of change of the distance from the particle to the origin at this instant.

  97. crt205

    "To introduce an unusual or unfamiliar word, to coin new words, or to introduce a new meaning to a familiar word."

  98. Calculus

    Find the equation of the tangent to the curve y=2-e^-x at the point where x=1. Can someone please do this step by step and explain?

  99. Calculus

    Determine the point on the curve 2y=2x^2 which is nearest to the point (2,0) Please include step by step calculations if possible... as that will help mem understand the problem better.

  100. MATH

    hmm...i need help on this problem, anyone know how to o this? (if u can, put a step-by-step solution) i would really be grateful. the coordinates of two points are A(-2,6) and B(9,3). find the coordinates of the point C on the X-axis so that AC=BC

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