1. English

    In the sentence - Plenty of silicon is found on Earth, but it remains a valuable material for the computer industry. What is the simple subject and predicate?

    asked by Sylvie on October 27, 2008
  2. Grammar

    Does the following sentence have faulty co-ordination or run-on errors? "Harry Houdini left home at the age of 12, and his real name is Erich Weiss."

    asked by alex on February 8, 2010
  3. English

    I have to create a character sketch of nernard from aldous huxley's brave new world. Please help me with the topic sentence the three traits and quotations!! Please!!! Your help is very much appreciated!!!

    asked by Krysten on March 22, 2013
  4. English

    Should this sentence have a comma in it? The excitement and adventures he gained along the Mississippi River as a steamboat pilot gave him the insight into characters that are in his writings.

    asked by Jennifer on May 7, 2010
  5. Math

    No i cant figure out the pattern that you sent me, also i wanted to know instead of me drawing billiard balls, is there ans easier way for me to figure out the pattern, cause i have to skip 8 and jump straight to 20,so how do i get there without drawing

    asked by Keira (for Reimy) on June 27, 2009
  6. english

    hey i really need help in this plzzzzz Each of the following exercises shows the original source, and then a student’s sentence and/or citation about that source. Each sentence and each citation has at least one thing wrong with it (most have more than

    asked by memo on September 25, 2011
  7. Language Arts

    1.)Knowing that the Latin root -equi- means "equal," choose the best meaning for the word equilateral as it is used in the sentence below. The box appears to be square, but I would have to measure its sides to prove that it is equilateral. A. equally

    asked by Helen on November 28, 2016
  8. Comm 155

    I have to write a paragraph in which I describe my strategy for using writepoint in the future. This must include a discussion of how to accommodate submission and feedback time. I also need to underline the topic sentence. Could you please look at my

    asked by Amy on May 1, 2011
  9. english HELP ASAP

    the directions say : For each sentence, find the infinitive phrase and write it in the blank on the left. Then tell whether it is used as a subject, direct object, predicate nominative, object of a preposition, or appositive. the sentence is The Legion of

    asked by jessica on October 2, 2006
  10. Language Arts

    Draw a circle around the action verb in each sentence. On the line, tell whether the verb is past tense, present tense, or future tense. 1. Daniel will choose a baseball bat. -Circle will choose and it is present 2. He steps up to the plate.-Circle steps

    asked by Patrick on November 10, 2015
  11. Grammar

    Need a little bit of help here. 1. Select the correct verb form: A) The box of medical books was heavy. B) The box of medical books were heavy. 2. _____are going to dinner together. A) Me and my boss B) My boss and I 3. Select the sentence which is

    asked by Jenny on March 19, 2012
  12. English

    1. I watch a comic drama on TV when I feel blue. 2. I watch comic drama on TV when I feel blue. (Which one is correct? Is #2 not correct?) 3. Mike is idle. Plus, he never exercises. (Is this correct? Which expression can we use instead of 'Plus'?) 4. He is

    asked by John on April 9, 2009
  13. Math

    Numbers can be poetic. For example, when the number 400,077,115 is read aloud, it is haiku! Haiku is a Japanese form of poetry in which each poem has seventeen syllables,broken into a 5-7-5 pattern. How does this number fit the pattern? Find another number

    asked by Jessica on September 9, 2007
  14. English

    Read each sentence COrrect any misplaced or missing commas. Rewrite the sentence. The old restored building is downtown. The old,restored building is downtown. THe moody grumpy boy is Chris. The moody,grumpy boy is Chris. Alyssa brought those, delicious

    asked by Jerald on November 28, 2012
  15. dressmaking

    Mrs. Shotto was once one of your regular customers, but she hasn't asked to have any garments made in approximately one year. You note she has lost weight. She would like you to make her a special silk blouse to replace a favorite blouse that has worn out.

    asked by me on January 12, 2011
  16. comp 155

    could you see if i did these sentences right? Sentence Correction and Changes in Writing Review the following sentences. Some of them are correct, whereas others contain an error with a commonly confused word. Identify those with errors by marking each of

    asked by glenna on June 29, 2011
  17. English

    1. In the following sentence, what part of speech is the word Tearfully? Tearfully, I hung up the phone. A. Adjective C. Preposition B. Adverb D. Interjection 2. In the following sentence, how is the underlined phrase used? Both Joe and I wanted the last

    asked by Joanne on June 15, 2008
  18. English

    1. Will you close the window? 2. Would you close the window? 3. Can you close the window? 4. Could you close the window? 5. Do you mind closing the window? 6. Can I ask you to close the window? 7. May I ask you to close the window? 8. Could I ask you to

    asked by rfvv on June 28, 2016
  19. English

    I have completed this test and I missed 4 questions. My answers are submitted in blue, can you tell me which questions are wrong. 1.Having studied small engine repair in night school, fixing the lawn mower was easy. dangling modifier 2. When I asked for a

    asked by Robin Busch on March 12, 2012
  20. Physics

    n apple and feather free fall in a evacuated chamber. The apple and feather are released from the top. Suppose the camera opened flash every 1 s. (1)Suppose A1 is the distance from t = 0s to t = 1 s, A2 is the distance from t = 1s to t =2s, A3 is the

    asked by Jeff on September 3, 2008
  21. English

    Choose the correct word to complete each sentence. 1. Despite wanting to pass the exam, Julia just couldn't get down to revising. She seemed to have a mental ___ about it. a. brick b. gap c. block d. space 2. When the counsellor listened to George's

    asked by Paige on December 7, 2010
  22. Biology

    need help quickly please If barred pattern on chicken wings is a sex linked trait, set up a cross (hen and rooster), in which they the newly hatched chicks can be determined as male or female based on the barred pattern. and Color Blindness is inherited as

    asked by Ash on February 20, 2015
  23. language arts

    Read the sentence. Running down the sidewalk, a hole in the pavement caused me to trip. Which revision of the sentence is grammatically correct? a)Running down the sidewalk,there was a hole in the pavement, I tripped on it. b)Running down the sidewalk, the

    asked by gwen on May 18, 2014
  24. ELA (English)

    And yet, Linenger recovered quickly. in fact, almost two dozen astronauts have lived in space for more than six months, and four have stayed in orbit for more than a year. These men and women faced the discomfort of weightlessness and overcame them and

    asked by Polar bear (Ice bear) on November 15, 2017
  25. Language Arts

    Hello, can someone please check my answers? :) 1. How would you describe to others a person with ambition? (1 point) someone who withdraws from his family someone who strives for success*** someone who buys anything he wants someone who moves frequently 2.

    asked by Britney on November 22, 2013
  26. Language Arts Help!

    1. In which sentence does the prepositional phrase act as an adjective? A. In the morning, we rested in bed. B. We bought the cookies in the red package. C. During the day, Peter playes with the cat. D. My sister is good at dancing. 2. Which expression

    asked by Anonymous on March 11, 2015
  27. LA

    1. In which sentence does the prepositional phrase act as an adjective? A. In the morning, we rested in bed. B. We bought the cookies in the red package. C. During the day, Peter playes with the cat. D. My sister is good at dancing. 2. Which expression

    asked by Anonymous on March 13, 2015
  28. computer programming

    Write a program that uses a 20x20 board, initialised to a given pattern, to play the game Conway's life . After each turn print out the board pattern using a . for a dead square and a * for a live square. Squares off the board are considered permanently

    asked by Ravinder Kaur on May 7, 2012
  29. c programming

    Write a program that uses a 20x20 board, initialised to a given pattern, to play the game Conway's life . After each turn print out the board pattern using a . for a dead square and a * for a live square. Squares off the board are considered permanently

    asked by Ravinder Kaur on May 8, 2012
  30. computer programming

    Write a program that uses a 20x20 board, initialised to a given pattern, to play the game Conway's life . After each turn print out the board pattern using a . for a dead square and a * for a live square. Squares off the board are considered permanently

    asked by Ravinder Kaur on May 7, 2012
  31. English

    1. Middle school is the same. 2. Elementary school is the same. 3. Middle school is not the same as elementary school. 4. Middle school is different from elementary school. ------------------ In each sentence, Is 'same' an adjective or a pronoun? #3 is the

    asked by rfvv on March 11, 2017
  32. English

    I corrected sentence 3 as you told me. I just wanted to know if sentence 2 is possible and if "tollbooth" is used. 1) I usually ride my bike to school. My father drives his car to work. You can drive at 50 kilometers per hour on an Italian urban road. 2)

    asked by Henry2 on September 29, 2011
  33. English

    1. Everybody knows this book. 2. This book is known to everybody. 3. This book is known by everybody. (Which one is the passive voice of Sentence 1?) 4. Everybody knows Sam. 5. Sam is known to everybody. 6. Sam is known by everybody. (Which one is the

    asked by rfvv on September 11, 2014
  34. English

    Choose the best answer. Which sentence would make the best opening for a speech arguing for more nutritious school lunches? A.) Many students dislike the current lunch menus, and I feel they should be changed.******************************** B.) Evidence

    asked by Cassie on May 21, 2014
  35. English - Writing Sentences and Paragraphs 1

    Please help! I have been working on this for two weeks! I have read the book several times. I need to turn this is soon. I took all of your suggestions into consideration and basicallly rewrote the entire paragraph. Please review again... thanks This is

    asked by Darlene on October 19, 2012
  36. writing...grammar

    Hello, Which sentence contains a dangling modifier? 1. When the storm began to abate, we went home. 2. By the light of the moon, I tripped over a rock. 3. The dog that is man's best friend is cat's worst enemy. I don't see any dangling modifiers in here.

    asked by Mandi on July 15, 2007
  37. Math grade 4

    Write a number pattern for 6 starfish if each had five arms. How many arms would those starfish have in all? Final number I am trying to get is 30. Can't get any definite pattern to work. Applying 1,2,3,5,6...pls help!!

    asked by Irena on August 19, 2015
  38. algebra

    A worker placed white tiles around black tiles in the pattern shown in the three figures bellow. Based on this pattern, how many tiles would be needed for 14 black tiles?

    asked by Anonymous on November 14, 2011
  39. math

    how do i represent 1/(1+x^4) in general taylor polynomial. I know the pattern is 1-x^4+x^8-x^16..... I don't know how to represent this pattern in variables equation form. What i mean by general taylor polynomail is for example 1/(1-x)=1+x+x^2+x^3...+x^n.

    asked by eng on July 20, 2010
  40. pre algebra

    the digits 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 are repeated in such a way thatwhen the digits repeat the greatest digit is removed the pattern is repeated indefinitely what is the 1111st digit in this pattern?

    asked by kim on January 19, 2010
  41. English

    Select the vocabulary word that best completes the sentence. The buttress and beams _[blank]_ the weight of a bridge. explain analyze organize support A?

    asked by Bri on August 1, 2018
  42. english

    In the sentence: Then within two years, King Uther fell sick of a great malady. The word within is a/an: A. verb B. preposition C. pronoun D. adverb I'm stuck between B and D. help? Thanks!

    asked by anthony on March 1, 2011
  43. EnglishLiterature

    Which type of noun is underlined in the sentence below? A swarm of "insects" surround the raft as we drifted down the river. a. proper b. compound c. common *** d. collective

    asked by Anonymous on August 8, 2018
  44. spanish - HELP!

    Fill in the blank with the correct direct object pronoun, based on the word in parentheses that best complete this sentence Tu ____ buscas. (nosotros) I need help with this!

    asked by Abby! on March 25, 2014
  45. english

    in lamb to the slaughter mary maloney represents a feminist who undergoes total metamorphosis. validate the sentence reflecting on her conduct in the story?

    asked by kinley on August 5, 2010
  46. English

    Which literary device is used in the following sentence? “Marie worked all day like an ant getting ready for the winter.” alliteration metaphor************** simile rhyme scheme

    asked by Mike on December 29, 2015
  47. literary

    what is the literary term in this sentence. We will continue to work on grammar next week. I postponed our sceheduled test on subject-verb agreement until we got in a little more practice.

    asked by clay on September 25, 2008
  48. English

    In your previous post you wrote that this sentence was correct. 1) In the poem, "Daffodils", the flowers are presented, not as statically as in a painting, but alive with motion. Do you think I should omit "as"?

    asked by Henry2 on June 25, 2011
  49. community psycology

    A sentence Qualitative Research Method you’d suggest to investigate; this Pulaski sheriff says man charged with kidnapping cut off school bus.

    asked by Amber on September 18, 2015
  50. French 1

    Could you help me with this one i don't understand this 4. ------- frere a quel age? Using the words and rewrite the sentence: ma, mon, mes, ta, ton, tes, sa, son, seu

    asked by Hellokitty1993 on January 21, 2009
  51. com155 english

    • In a total of 200 words, write two paragraphs with about how interest rates affect our purchasing decisions. • Identify the topic sentence in each by underlining it.

    asked by bootz on August 30, 2010
  52. english

    The city of Munich plans many interesting festivities. I am working on an english maintenance and #3 tells me to identify the nouns in the objective case in this sentence. Could you please help

    asked by ashley on September 12, 2008
  53. English

    What are the adjectives and adverbs in the sentence: Happily, we hoisted our heavy backpacks onto our backs and set out on the long rocky trail that led homeward.

    asked by Brittny on September 11, 2009
  54. grammar

    I am looking for the adverb clause in this sentence: It is difficult to travel through the huge expanse of parched sands in the Sahara Desert, where oases are plentiful but distance from each other.

    asked by Jon on March 28, 2012
  55. English

    How do you write the following sentence grammatically correct: At mcdonalds we devoured 4 big macs three orders of french fries and five coca colas for lunch.

    asked by Julie on December 8, 2007
  56. grammar

    Is this sentence correct? The creature sat upright and tugged at the shackles binding his ankles; Frankenstein uttered a piercing scream. Yes, it's fine.

    asked by shelly on December 6, 2006
  57. Spelling

    Donna's __________ countenance in no way showed her inner nervousness.< Which word best fits this sentence: pensive; peril; renounce; serene; solace; or tranquillity?

    asked by Losa on October 25, 2012
  58. English/writing

    Can someone tell me if this sentence is ok? Or give suggestions on how I can make it better? The students not only raised money during the walk-a-thon but continued to collect pledges three weeks afterward.

    asked by Julie on April 14, 2018
  59. English

    Explain what is wrong with the following sentence and reviseas needed to correctthe problem: "While repelling from the cliff, my backpack slipped and fell to the canyon floor."

    asked by Shorty on July 27, 2012
  60. English

    I'm writing a paper and don't know if this sentence sounds alright. I face challenges head on and when I want to complete something I remain committed till I accomplish it.

    asked by Jon on December 13, 2010
  61. english

    Mrs. Sue or anybody can you help me with this question please?? Create a paraphrase of the following sentence from “The Cold Equations”: She held the letters out to him. "Will you take care of these and see that they're enveloped and mailed?" pls help

    asked by oscar on September 5, 2015
  62. Michael can you help with this one

    This sentence I think is slippery slope. There is no value at all in Heidegger's philosophy, especially his ethics,since he collaborated with the Nazis in running German universities in the 1930s and fired all the Jews.

    asked by Diane on November 17, 2007
  63. grammar

    Which is the best linking word to make the following sentence correct? The dog started barking __________ he sensed a threat.A. untilB. becauseC. beforeD. whether

    asked by karli on August 21, 2013
  64. english

    how do I create parallel construction for this sentence? To succeed in the new economy, workers will have to learn throughout their careers, adapt to changing circumstances, and self-motivation will be needed.

    asked by Anonymous on November 19, 2012
  65. English

    Please help me with English grammar, especailly punctuation on the following sentence (Thanks in advance): It is essential that we have a complete, itemized up-to-date bill, whether paid or not, for use at the evidence deposition.

    asked by Yelena on December 7, 2011
  66. englsh 3

    we are doing conjuction and compound sentences in class, and i need help diagraming this sentence: Little Red Ridinghood and her mother packed her basket witk cookies for her grandma.

    asked by josh on May 19, 2010
  67. English

    Individuality, which leads to becoming a social outcast, is expressed specifically within these two films “Edward Scissorhands” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”. Did I use the right punctuations in this sentence

    asked by Anonymous on November 7, 2015
  68. LAL! -_-

    where would this relative pronun fit in this sentence allegedly, eight players took money to lose the world series. they were members of the chicago white sox. (WHO)

    asked by Sara! on May 12, 2010
  69. subject and verb

    could you please tell me what is the verb and subject in this sentence: Some young couples have decided to move to more rural areas in order to avoid the pressures of city living.

    asked by carmen on January 9, 2011
  70. 3 rd grade math

    Samantha says 1+1+1 =3 can not be writtin as a muliplication sentence because there are no equal groups. do you agree? explian? I don't understand and my son did not bring his book home! Can u help please? Thank you

    asked by amy on January 26, 2010
  71. English

    Identify the parallel element in the sentence? Eating an animal has not always been an automatic or an everyday affair;it has tended to be done on solemn occasions and for a specific treat.

    asked by layla on February 16, 2010
  72. adult education

    How do a write this sentence so it is parallel. Every town and city needs more parking space and places where people can recreate, and to have more money from taxes to pay for these things.

    asked by Toni on October 27, 2008
  73. English

    Which sentence needs a possessive apostrophe? A. When the cats away, the mice will play. B. Back in 68, we though the world was our oyster. C. Parson Brown said we’re all our brothers keepers. D. Be sure to mind your Ps and Qs.

    asked by ziko on June 10, 2015
  74. French

    I'm doing a French crossword puzzle, and I'm stuck on one of the words. It's a four letter word like: _a_d And it fits in the sentence: Le train part de la____ de Lyon. Could someone help me out? Thanks!

    asked by Erika on September 5, 2013
  75. ENGL

    How can i paraphrase the following sentence? He describes the eight different ways of intelligence, each one having its own ¡§unique characteristics, tools, and processes that represent a different way of thinking, solving problems, and learning¡¨.

    asked by A.C on December 17, 2009
  76. english

    Hi, I have another question about a sentence in my paper. Does this sound alright? Immigrants envisioned and anticipated America to be an answer to their problems but what they got instead was a world filled with filth.

    asked by jon on December 5, 2011
  77. english

    Analyze the sentence to select the adverb clause, subordinating conjunction, and the word(s) modified in the appropriate boxes below. Please get to bed early since you have a test tomorrow.

    asked by angie on July 16, 2014
  78. English

    This sentence is a fragment, how can I fix it?? Thanks! In order to stick to my topic, I discussed several ways that students can express their individuality other than their clothing, such as their hair, or their personality.

    asked by Sarah on October 22, 2010
  79. English

    Is this sentence grammatically correct? ''Everyone has a need to feel accepted and being cared about and it is family and friends that play a vital role in individual’s lifestyle choices.''

    asked by Ann on January 13, 2012
  80. English

    Identify the correct sentence. A. The music sounds beautifully. B. Run quick; otherwise, you will miss the bus. C. I surely wish you would go. D. The boss is more happier today. B

    asked by Susan on May 13, 2014
  81. English

    I'm writing the sentence "This TV show shows examples of behavior that can harm--" and then I list a bunch of things. Should it be a solid dash or two dashes like I wrote? Thank you.

    asked by Ekaterina on June 12, 2009
  82. spanish

    What word best fits this sentence? Que necesitas para la clase de ciencias naturales?________ un diccionario! (Necesitamos) (Necesito) (Necesitan) (Necesita)

    asked by Shawn on November 19, 2011
  83. English

    Since I no longer maintain an office downtown for working on this kind of project. A. Properly constructed sentence B. Misplaced part C. Run-on D. Fragment D

    asked by Angela on June 24, 2014
  84. english

    This sentence keep showing up as a error in it. Could you please find the mistake and fix it for me. To obtain a position as an Administrative Assistant which I can use my knowledge and experiences toward the growth of this company.

    asked by angela on February 9, 2012
  85. Eng

    In which of the following sentence do you find a verb phrase? A. I shall be all that I am and more. B. June was a collector of memorabilia. C. I believed every word he said. D. The crowed roared as the bull charged. Answer is "D"

    asked by Jen on June 1, 2013
  86. English

    How would you reword this sentence to make it easier to understand? In other words, giving up results in goals much harder to achieve, thus persevering really makes a difference.

    asked by Anonymous on January 21, 2013
  87. READING

    The press had no response for her accusation of slander. Which literary device does the author use in this sentence? 1. alliteration 2. metonymy 3. oxymoron 4. simile My answer is Number 2. B

    asked by h on October 24, 2017
  88. English 11th grade

    Analyze the sentence to select the adverb clause, subordinating conjunction, and the word(s) modified in the appropriate boxes below. Please get to bed early since you have a test tomorrow.

    asked by taniah on October 3, 2012
  89. English

    1. Violence on television is more of a recent problem. (What other similar expressions can we use instead of 'more of'? Do you use 'more o' often?) 2. There is only so much (that)you can read in magazines and newspapers. (Can we insert 'that' in this

    asked by rfvv on January 25, 2017
  90. english

    in the following sentence where should the comma's go.. By late fall the hours of sunlight have begun to dwindle as the shortest day of the year known as winter solstice approaches.

    asked by Anonymous on October 4, 2011
  91. English-Native speakers

    Can someone please make this sentence more "English"? THE ROLE OF ILLUSTRATIONS IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS WRITTEN BY GERMAN WRITERS AND RELEASED AFTER 1950. This is supposed to be the title

    asked by mark on January 8, 2013
  92. English 1301

    Can someone help me? I am try to make a correct sentence with this. With machetes, the explorers cut their way through the tall grasses to the edge of the canyon. Then they began to lay out the tapes for the survey.

    asked by Roger on June 9, 2010
  93. essay

    I'm writing about teachers giving students too much homework my supporting topics: needs more time outside activities interfering with our lives how can i make them parallel in a sentence? please help and thank you

    asked by larry on March 25, 2010
  94. writing

    Explain what is wrong with the following sentence and revise as needed to correct the problems: " While repelling from the cliff, my backpack slipped and fell to the canyon floor."

    asked by james on August 8, 2013
  95. social science

    Can someone give me like a short five sentence paragraph on What was the Renaissance? I am just having a hard time grasping onto that concept. Just a brief description would help me understand it a lot easier. thanks in advance to whoever can help me :-)

    asked by jake on March 5, 2008
  96. English/ Help

    Which of the following phrases is misplaced in the sentence above? A. Extending her arms over the left-field wall B. toward the fan C. on the fly D. before displaying the home run ball for all to see I think D

    asked by Dulce on August 4, 2014
  97. gammar

    There is a tube overlying the pelvis in the midline, degenerative changes are also noted in the lumbosacral spine. A. fragment B. run-on C. comma splice D. complete sentence

    asked by kerston on December 4, 2015
  98. History

    Review the statement. Events that occurred before recorded history are __________. Which correctly completes the sentence? prehistoric mythological paleolithic neolithic A?

    asked by malia on November 3, 2017
  99. English

    What is the subject and verb in the sentence below: The company offered a fifty dollar rebate on every energy efficient refridgerator bought during the month of June.

    asked by Jimmy on February 16, 2012
  100. Language Arts

    Having trouble on this. On the sentence below you are supposed to write the correct form of the verb either lay or lie. Not sure which it would be. "Yesterday afternoon he ___________ the horn on the table.

    asked by Brandi on December 14, 2011