# In the United States Senate, the selection of Committee Chairs and committee appointments are made by: The Senate President The Speaker The Majority Leader

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1. ## math

You have a set of 36 flash cards numbered from 1 to 36. A card is chosen at random. Find the odds in favor of and the odds againts each selection. Prime number Would it be 1?
2. ## 7th Math

A game requires drawing balls numbered 0 through 9 for each of four digits to determine the winning number. Describe a model that could be used to simulate the selection of the number.
3. ## Solving inequalities

If N is the set of natural numbers that are factors of 20, choose the selection below that correctly shows this set in roster form. I've been so stuck I feel dumb someone help me please..
4. ## biology

choose one animal species. Your goal is to describe the way in which an evolutionar change might occur for a particular characteristic(trait) of a populaiton of that species as a result of natural selection
5. ## Statistics

In an analysis of test results from the YSORT gender selection method, 152 babies are born and it is assumed that boys and girls are equally likely, so n=152 and p=0.2.
6. ## English/Literature

"A Noiseless Flash" by John Hersey? List one fiction technique and one nonficiton technique from the selection and descsribe the effects of each on readers. Please help cause I suck at this!!
7. ## science

How does mutation contribute to variation in a species? Evolution is the theory and natural selection is the process. Explain what this might mean. How can environmental factors determine a feature in a species?
8. ## American Government

1. Which of the following describes a major difference between legislators at the federal and state levels? (1 point) Many state legislators are appointed rather than elected. Many state legislators do not live in the districts they represent. Many state
9. ## math

if 18,38,14,6,53 were selected from 1-90 next selection numbers will be what five numbers
10. ## economics

I know this might be basic.....but I am still not sure about subject of elasticity? How do I know the effect, if no price or quantity demanded is given? Assuming that the price elasticity of demand for automobiles in the United States is 1.2 and that the
11. ## Civics ASAP PLZ =:)

One U.S. dollar was worth 16 Mexican pesos in 2009, but in 2011 the U.S. dollar is worth 14 Mexican pesos. What is a likely result of this change in the U.S. dollar’s exchange value? It will cost more for Mexicans to vacation in the United States.
12. ## 8th Grade U.S History

Document F Andrew Jackson, Proclamation to the people of South Carolina, December 10, 1832 I consider that the power of one state to annul a law of the United States is not consistent with the survival of the Union. Nullification is forbidden by the
13. ## Economy

Suppose that Canadian farmers can grow wheat more cheaply than can U.S. farmers. In the interest of efficiency, what is the desirable outcome? 1) Allow the Canadian farmers to sell their wheat for a lower price. 2) Pass a law in Canada mandating a minimum
14. ## American government check my answer

Statement 1 – Illegal immigrants who have resided in the United States for years should qualify for alternative paths to citizenship. Statement 2 – Diversity in backgrounds and experience creates a society that teaches tolerance and respect. Statement
15. ## Spanish

Complete this conversation between two friends, Ana Margarita and Fernando. They are planning to go to a party with a group of students from the United States. Use ir, voy, vas, va, vamos, and van. 1.Ana Margarita: ¡Hola, Fernando! ¿Adónde * ahora? 2.
16. ## Esol

hi . I did my test yesterday and now trying to see if my answer were rights about some questions I'm bad at grammer. thanks alot if you helping me jiskha com 1-It will take a lot more than that to make --- run that far.me / i / myself/mine I chose i bc
17. ## anthropology

Marriage patterns vary by culture themselves. In some cultures, such as in Saudi Arabia, the practice of plural marriage is accepted and promoted. This particular practice, known as polygyny, refers to a man taking more than one wife. In the United States,
18. ## Anthropology

Marriage patterns vary by culture themselves. In some cultures, such as in Saudi Arabia, the practice of plural marriage is accepted and promoted. This particular practice, known as polygyny, refers to a man taking more than one wife. In the United States,
19. ## History

5. What was one reason for the formation of the democratic Republican Party? A Washington’s cabinet members wanted to form a new party to strengthen the federal government. B Thomas Jefferson’s views clashed with those of Alexander Hamilton *** C the
20. ## Social Studies

Under the Articles, each state sent one delegate to Congress. Thus each state, no matter its size or population, had one vote. Congress did have the power to declare war. It could appoint military officers, coin money, and operate post offices. It was also
21. ## History

1. In 1916, Woodrow Wilson ordered General John J. Pershing to lead U.S. troops into Mexico to capture A. Francisco Madero. B. Victoriana Huerta. (C. Pancho Villa.) D. Porfirio Diaz. 2. The last of Wilson's Fourteen Points called for (A. the creation of a
22. ## science

which of the following is an example of an effect of natural selection. A. all of the children of two parents are male. B. carbon cycles through ecosystem. C. favorable environmental conditions cause an increased food supply. D. polar bears have white fur.
23. ## Science

How do elements such as chlorine, bromine, sulfur, and boron get into the ocean? A. runoff from rivers and streams B. excretions from marine organisms C. volcanic eruptions D. chemical weathering of rocks Reset Selection
24. ## Algebra

The life expectancies for men and women in the United States can be approximated by the following formulas: Women: E= 0.126t+76.74 Men: E=0.169t+69.11 where E represents the length of life in years and t represents the year of birth,measured as number of
25. ## immigration

1.What is the effect of immmigration in future size in composition in United States? 2.What is the influence of immigration on the overall economy? 3.What is impact of immigration on federal,state and local government? pls..if who knows,pls answer it..i
26. ## physics

The electron in a hydrogen atom with an energy of -0.544 eV is in a subshell with 18 states. What is the principal quantum number, n, for this atom? What is the maximum possible orbital angular momentum this atom can have? Is the number of states in the
27. ## English essay (please check)

The following essay is meant to be one of opinion. In it, I am trying to express my opinion on President Obama and his plans for our country. Can you please read it over and tell me what you think of it? Are there any mistakes; what parts do I need to
28. ## 204 his

question? Full Reconstruction proved to be a failure. Reconstruction - as defined - was the process of restoring the Confederate states, while integrating Western states, into the Union (without slavery) following the Civil War.Can anyone help with some
29. ## Esol

in which sentences legal used as adjective ? He is a legal resident of united state-it is legal to wear green on march 7th--he didn’t know that jaywalking was not legal--it’s not legal to jaywalk-find a adjective. my answer = He is a legal resident of

please check my answers and thank you 1. what resource first drew european traders to canada ? A. timber B. fish C. animal furs (i pick this) D. whales 2. Evaluate which of the following most allowed religious freedom and french laws in canadas history ?
31. ## Science

Hemlocks are a common type of tree in the northern forests of the United States. In studying one forest, a forester noticed that mature hemlocks were abundant but there were very few young hemlocks. She wondered why there were so few young hemlocks. By
32. ## political science- PHL

hello can u help me please? write a few words about Machiavelli, Locke and how they are relevant today? John Locke is another philosopher who is considered as relevant today for some of his ideas he expressed. His writings were a great influence to the
33. ## statistic

According to a June 2009 report, 68% of people with “green” jobs in North America felt that they had job security, whereas 60% of people with green jobs in the United Kingdom felt that they had job security. Suppose that these results were based on
34. ## Art

What is the symbolism behind the eye at the top of the pyramid on a United States dollar, and what does this image say about America's national identity? A. The eye represent God's clarity and America's identity as a nation protected by God. B. The eye
35. ## Grammar (Writeacher)

Write the subject of each sentence below. Then, choose the correct verb in parentheses, and write it next to the subject. 1. It is December 7, 1941, and there (is, are) a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. 2. Beyond the horizon (looms, loom) 350
36. ## Math

having trouble figuring out this problem. During the first 4 wks of school, a cafeteria worker made more than 840 tacos. She made the same number of tacos each week. Which inequality best represents t, the number of tacos she made during 1 week. a. t >
37. ## US Department of Labor

I need to know the top ten violations that most United States industries are guilty of conducting. also i need to know what are some of the others countries top violations are. thanks You should probably research OSHA on Google and other search sites. You
38. ## Civics

You pick up a newspaper and are disappointed to find that part of the headline is missing. It reads, "Youngest candidates ever! Presidential candidate is __________; candidate for Senate is __________." Complete the headline by filling in the blanks. 20;25
39. ## English

Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you. 1) He was born in Dublin in 1854. He studied at Trinity College and was later sent to Oxford, where he took a first-class degree in classics. 2) He became a disciple of Walter Pater, the theorist of
40. ## Government.

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

Musa paid sh 180 for a shirt after getting à discount of 10%.the shopkeeper made a profit of 20% on the sales of this shirt.what % profit would the shopkeeper have made if no discount was made??
42. ## English

1. John's mother made us s'mores at the camp site. 2. She made me a s'more at home. 3. John's mother made us many s'mores at the camping site. ============ Are they all grammatical?
43. ## English paper

Anti-porn feminist Andrea Dworkin suggests that pornography is a new genre used by men to humiliate and subjugate women. Her essay “The New Terrorism” opens with rape and wife beating statistics committed against women by men in the United States. Her
44. ## psy

How do the evolutionary principles of “natural selection” and “fitness” help to shape the overall behavior and development of the human species? According to the principles of evolution, what are some behaviors that might be “more likely” or
45. ## algebra 3

which number is a the solution of the equation [5x-2] = 8? a.}6/5 b.}1/2 c.}negative 6/5 d.}negative 1 Is this [5x - 2] supposed to represent absolute value of 5x - 2 ? If so, set up two equations: 5x - 2 = 8 and 5x - 2 = -8 Solve each and see if one of
46. ## Science

Which of the following is not a characteristic of natural selection? A. More offspring are born than will survive to reproduce. B. Mutations appear randomly. C. Breeding pairs are chosen by humans. D. Organisms that are better adapted are more likely to
47. ## language arts

Selection of hiking shoes should be your first concern. Even a one-day hike can be misery without comfortable shoes. The most effective combination of sentences 3 and 4 would include which of the following groups of words?
48. ## biology 11

i am soo stuck on this question please help. 3. It is hard to understand how seemingly random events like mating could lead to evolution in a particular direction. What must we understand about natural selection that would allow this to happen?
49. ## can somebody help me with this

College enrollments in the United States are projected to increase from 1995 to 2005 for public and private schools. The models below give the total projected college enrollments in thousands, where x=0 represents the first year 1995. Public College: f(x)
50. ## American Government

Proportional representation systems like those in Western Europe encourage the formation of smaller parties by enabling parties to: A. win legislative seats even though they do not receive a majority of votes in elections. B. receive campaign funds from
51. ## english

i am looking for the main topic in this paragraph would it be In society today more and more people are making the wrong choices to protect their wellbeing and overall health. In society today more and more people are making the wrong choices to protect
52. ## World History

Is this a good thesis for this topic question? I really need help, I can't ask my mom for help right now and I usually have her help me so it's kind of hard for me to do this totally on my own thank you so much if anyone could help. Topic Question:"An
53. ## COLLEGE

an you please tell me if this passage is correct? I am looking for 20 grammatical errors, comma(six); capitalization(six); question marks,apostrophes, and quotation marks(five); colons,semi-colon and common misused words(three) Why are great numbers of
54. ## check my work

8. Which of the following is a successful result of the Reconstruction? (1 point) states could limit voting rights in elections more African Americans could go to school segregation kept the races apart or separate sharecropping helped poor blacks own land
55. ## History

How did the Cold War (period that began immediately following WWII) affect the Congo Since you're doing a research paper, I suggest you first check the article on the Congo in this encyclopedia. http://encarta.msn.com/ For more information, go to Google
56. ## history

How did the crises in the 1970s illustrate the problem of economic interpendence? A. All nations rely on oil and when nations with oil resources underwent political crises production was halted and prices soared creating economic shock waves. B. The
57. ## Science (evolution)

Given Darwin’s Theory of Evolution, what scientific evidence best supports evolution by natural selection?
58. ## English

In the United Kingdom, 'public school' is 'private school' in the USA. Is that right? Then what is the name for 'private school' in the United Kingdom.
59. ## statistics

12.27 A study has been carried out to compare the United Way contributions made by clerical workers from three local corporations. A sample of clerical workers has been randomly selected from each firm, and the dollar amounts of their contributions are as
60. ## history

my book shows me 3 graphs. One is Imperialism in Africa, c. 1900 that shows by 1900, European imperialist nations controlled vast amounts of territory in Africa. Second is Imperialism in Asia, c. 1900, that shows the U.S. and japan joined European nations
61. ## Help on Social Studies please!

Part A: What is the basic independent unit of world politics? a. country b. province c. nation *** d. organization Part B: Which of the following groups is an example of the basic unit you selected in the previous question? a. people who share a common
62. ## social studies

what do th usa and korea have in common They are both democracies with high standards of living and healthy economies. Major industries of both countries are electronics, automaking and steel. I am refering to South Korea only. The US and South Korea
63. ## Math

The average height and weight of women varies around the world, but in the United States in 2010, the average adult female height was 63.8 inches (approximately 5 feet 4 inches) and 166.2 pounds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
64. ## Pharmacist information

Pharmacists who are trained in the United States must earn a Pharm.D. degree from an accredited college or school of pharmacy. The Pharm.D. degree has replaced the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree, which is no longer being awarded. To be admitted to a Pharm.D.
65. ## American Government

Article IV. The people of this commonwealth have the sole and exclusive right of governing themselves, as a free, sovereign, and independent state; and do, and forever hereafter shall, exercise and enjoy every power, jurisdiction, and right, which is not,
66. ## U.S. History

Explain why President Wilson proposed the establishment of the Federal Reserve System. A: President Wilson proposed the establishment of the Federal Reserve System to restore public confidence in the banking system. The United States had not had a central
67. ## world history

1. The armistace of November 11, 1918, brought to an end almost four years of humans killing humans. It was great that the war was over. Many people had a difficult time adjusting though. What was post-WWI Canadian society like? Your answer should include
68. ## Social Studies

Why were Northern states in favor of Hamilton's protective traffic? The traffic protected the North from paying any additional fees when exporting their goods. The traffic allowed manufacturers in the North less expensive than imported goods. The traffic
69. ## History

) How did the federal government use tariffs in the late 1800s to help the United States grow into an industrial power? A) to tax U.S. industry as a source of federal income B) to convince other nations to buy newly available U.S. products C) to support
70. ## physics 2

- Matter is made of charged particles - The motion of charged particles produces electromagnetic waves - Since light is an electromagnetic wave, the color of a substance is ultimately related to the way that charged particles in that substance can move
71. ## physics 2

- Matter is made of charged particles - The motion of charged particles produces electromagnetic waves - Since light is an electromagnetic wave, the color of a substance is ultimately related to the way that charged particles in that substance can move
72. ## American history

Which of the following statements is most accurate regarding America's political climate between 1876 and 1896?      A. Little political power or influence was left to the states. B. The influence of the president over Congress diminished. C. Southern
73. ## PreCalc

In sixteen states and the District of Columbia, the legal blood-alcohol level is 0.08. Use the formula A(x) = -0.0082x2 + 0.06x to compute blood-alcohol levels as a function of x (the time in hours). When is the first time that a person can be arrested for
74. ## HISTORY

Which of the following statements is most accurate regarding America's political climate between 1876 and 1896? A. Little political power or influence was left to the states. *IS WRONG* B. Southern states tended to vote Republican. C. The influence of the
75. ## statistics

For each of 10 popular prescription drugs, file XR15042 lists the retail price (in U.S. dollars) for the drug in several different countries, including the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and Australia. Determine and interpret the coefficients of
76. ## Science

Oregon and Washington generate far more hydro-electric power than most states. How does all this hydro-electric power help keep our electric bills low (half the cost of electricity in many states)?
77. ## The Novel

At the end of chapter II of The Call of the Wild, Jack London writes, "In vague ways he remembered back to the youth of the breed." This statement is an example of A. natural selection. B. the racial unconscious. C. the will to power. D. survival of the
78. ## biology

how does the existence of cells, organelles, cellular reproduction, natural selection, DNA replication, transcription, translation, heredity, genetics, mutations, and taxonomy provide evidence that supports the theory of evolution?
79. ## History Check

1.)The Constitution created a _____ system of government. a)parliamentary b)unitary =c)federal d)confederate 2.)The argument over slavery pitted _____ States against _____ States. =a)Northern, Southern b)larger, smaller c)new, old d)red, blue 3.)_____
80. ## social studiesssssssssssssssssssssssssssss

2. Why did the United States enter World War I? (Choose all that apply.) (2 points) U.S. leaders wanted German territory. U.S. leaders wanted to aid German efforts in the war. U.S. leaders believed Germany had violated international law. The U.S. economy
81. ## math

Elijah made an array of Skittles with 3 rows and 4 columns. Josh made an array of peanuts with 4 rows and 2 columns. Jake made an array of M&M's with 2 rows and 5 columns. What is the total of the candy? -Is it 30?
82. ## social studies

The English colonies in North America were united by all but which of the following: A uniform language based on the London English dialect. Traditional English inheritance laws. An uncomplicated legal system with few professional lawyers. Military
83. ## Chemistry

What are the independent and dependent variables when determining the percentage water in hydrated copper sulfate salts, while designing the experiment? The question states 'Select sensible amounts to make the independent variable the limiting reagent and
84. ## Health

What causes depression? A. Genetic issues B. Biochemical issues C. There is no known cause D. Environmental issues Reset Selection
85. ## statistics

The 2003 Statistical Abstract of the United States reported the percentage of people 18 years of age and older who smoke. Suppose that a study designed to collect new data on smokers and nonsmokers uses a preliminary estimate of the proportion who smoke of
86. ## Economics (45)

The 2003 Statistical Abstract of the United States reported the percentage of people 18 years of age and older who smoke. Suppose that a study designed to collect new data on smokers and nonsmokers uses a preliminary estimate of the proportion who smoke of
87. ## Statistics (46)

The 2003 Statistical Abstract of the United States reported the percentage of people 18 years of age and older who smoke. Suppose that a study designed to collect new data on smokers and nonsmokers uses a preliminary estimate of the proportion who smoke of
88. ## Can writeteacher pls help social studies.

Question 1.what was one strength of the articles of confederation? 1.It allowed states to make decisions for themselves. 2.it gave the federal government power to impose taxes.***** 3.It gave congress the authority to overturn decisions made by the
89. ## IB/AP

Is IB, applicable for American citizens in high school? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here are some sites to give you a better background on the IB Program: Here are some sites to give you more background on the IB Program: 1.
90. ## Roman History (PLEASE CHECK)

How did the Roman empire support its expansion and integrate culture on three continents? a. The consturuction of roads and bridges facilitated trade and communication. b. Merchants, artisans, and engineers were granted upper-class status, securing their
91. ## World History

What were the outcomes of Francisco Madera challenging Porfirio Diaz for the Mexican presidency? Diaz lost in a landslide election to Madero, resulting in the first free election in Mexico using democratic processes. Madero was assassinated by Diaz, and
92. ## statistics

Roger Amster teaches an English course in which 40 students are enrolled. After yesterdays class, roger questioned the 5 students who always sit in the back of the classroom. Three of the 5 said “yes” when asked if they would like a tale of two cities
93. ## language Arts

Which persuasive technique is used in the following phrase from the selection? The movie was advertised as "full of adventure." It isn't. A. appeal to emotion B. appeal to reason C. repetition D. rhetorical questions Is it D?
94. ## Language Arts

Which persuasive technique is used in the following sentence from the selection? So if you have any sense at all, avoid Storm Fever. A. Appeal to authority B. Appeal to reason C. Repition D. Rhetorical question Is the answer B?
95. ## Biology

The transport of blood by the combining of endothelial cells to form a capillary is an example of: An emergent property Natural selection Adaptation A population Asexual reproduction Is it Asexual reprod
96. ## Accounting

Louis Welch is general manager of United Salons. During 2014, Welch worked for the company all year at a \$10,200 monthly salary. He also earned a year-end bonus equal to 10% of his annual salary. Welch’s federal income tax withheld during 2014 was \$850
97. ## hindi

three persons a,b and c were sitting together on the three chairs. tell me who feel cold while sitting? (hint= persons are sitting in line on first chair a,second chair b & third chair c)
98. ## american goverment check answers

1. Read this famous quotation from Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. Which is the best interpretation of Holmes's meaning? The most stringent [strict] protection of free speech would not protect a man falsely shouting fire in a theatre and causing a panic.