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you are a patent agent, an inventor comes to you claiming he has invented a self-powered engine that requires no fuel to run. will you agree to patent this invention? why or why not? use the first law of thermodynamics.

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  1. Science

    you are a patent agent, an inventor comes to you claiming he has invented a self-powered engine that requires no fuel to run. will you agree to patent this invention? why or why not? use the first law of thermodynamics. can anyone help me out with this?
  2. Colonial Times

    Do u know any inventions that were invented during the colonial times? Franklin invented many things. This site will give you a list. http://fi.edu/franklin/inventor/inventor.html
  3. Colonial Timing

    What were some things invented in colonial times invented by anybody besides Benjamin Franklin Thomas Jefferson was also an inventor. You can read about some of his inventions at (Broken Link Removed)
  4. statistics

    in 2012 it accepted that 41% or less preferred diesel engine needs a high school statistics student studying a randomly selected group of 51 male found that 23 of them prefer diesel-powered vehicle is that student correct and claiming them that males more
  5. English 1

    Combine each set of sentences into one sentences so that it contains two independent clauses. Use a semicolon correctly between the two clauses. 1. Tesla was born in what is now Croatia and studied at the Technical University at Graz, Austria. He excelled
  6. Accounting

    the Dwyer corporation incurred costs of 114000 in purchasing a process which it eventually had patented. The patent was issued on July 20x1. To secure the patent, an additional 6000 had been spent on legal fees. On June 30 20x3, a patent infringement suit
  7. Business Law

    When does a patent enter the public domain? A. when the patent has been challenged in court and found to be an infringement B. when the patent term has expired C. when the government deems that the invention cannot be controlled by one individual D. when
  8. computer

    recently developed computer technology and give its description,inventor,year invented and the purpose why it was developed.
  9. business

    a wholesaler or agent who markets products for companies wanting to do business abroad is called a a. licensing agent b. marketing agent c. foreign intermediary d. wholesaling agent
  10. Biology/Chemistry

    During a “perm”, disulfide bonds can be broken and reformed using which treatments, respectively? I think the answer is a. but can someone confirm this? a. an oxidizing agent followed by a reducing agent b. a reducing agent followed by the use of water
  11. chemistry

    In the reaction 2HNO3(aq) + Cu(s) + 2H+(aq) �¨ 2NO2(g) + Cu2+(g) + 2H2O(l) Which of the following statements is correct? A.HNO3 is the reducing agent, and Cu is the oxidizing agent B.HNO3 is the reducing agent, and H+ is the oxidizing agent C.Cu is the
  12. Chem

    In the reaction 2HNO3(aq) + Cu(s) + 2H+(aq) �¨ 2NO2(g) + Cu2+(g) + 2H2O(l) Which of the following statements is correct? A.HNO3 is the reducing agent, and Cu is the oxidizing agent B.HNO3 is the reducing agent, and H+ is the oxidizing agent C.Cu is the
  13. accounting

    A patent costing $500,000 was purchased on July 1. The company expects the patent to be useful for 5 years. How much amortization expense is reconized on December 31?
  14. English

    Pogo Sticks Your great-grandmother may have used a pogo stick as a young girl, because these toys have been around for a long time. They were invented by George B. Hansburg in Germany in 1919, and originally were made of wood. When an American company
  15. science

    Which of the following can be classified as a bacterial infectious agent? a)an agent that is transmitted by a non-living thing that uses cells to carry out its functions b)an agent that is transmitted by a single-celled organism that can be treated with
  16. Microeconomics

    In a patent-driven market, using the concept of minimum efficient scale of production, explain what would happen to competiton and to price when the patent expires? I don't see how I can interweave the minimum efficient scale of production into this
  17. history?

    trying to find valid information on the Black inventor Albert C. Richardson inventor of the butter churn and other things as well. Can you help lead me in the right direction I am only finding Wiki related information
  18. grammar

    use comma before the conjunction in a compound sentence. If two parts of a compound sentence are not joined by a conjunction,use a semicolon to separate the parts. rewrite the passage below, correcting all capitalization and punctation mistakes. Combine
  19. grammar

    use comma before the conjunction in a compound sentence. If two parts of a compound sentence are not joined by a conjunction,use a semicolon to separate the parts. rewrite the passage below, correcting all capitalization and punctuation mistakes. Combine
  20. Chemistry

    Choose and best oxidizing agent and the best reducing agent: Ni2+, Al, H+, and I- ??? I'm so confused, please help! I know the oxidizing agent is being reduced and the reducing agent is getting oxidized. But how do I use the standard reduction potential
  21. History

    Which most accurately describes how Chinese cultural advancements influenced later civilizations? the Chinese invented the odometer, which was used for measuring distances traveled the Chinese invented the moveable type press, which helped promote literacy
  22. accounting

    hey there, i was wondering if anyone could help me with the following questions. I would really appreciate your help . Multiple choice: A company obtained a patent for a drug it developed. The amount capitalized in asocciation with the drug patent will
  23. Math

    Can someone please please help me understand how to go about solving this? (not really answering it, but actually explaining it-pretty please?) "The zipper and the safety pin were invented in the 14th century. The safety pin was invented 44 years before
  24. CHEMISTRY HELP !!!!

    Assuming the following reaction proceeds in the forward direction, 3 Sn4+(aq) + 2 Cr(s)  3 Sn2+(aq) + 2 Cr3+(aq) a. Sn4+(aq) is the reducing agent and Cr(s) is the oxidizing agent. b. Cr(s) is the reducing agent and Sn2+(aq) is the oxidizing agent. c.
  25. chemistry

    Reaction 1: Cu (strongest reducing agent) I- Ag Br- (weakest reducing agent) Reaction 2: Zn(strongestreducing agent) Pb Cu Ag(weakest reducing agent) Reaction 3: Cl2 (strongest oxidizing agent) Br2 I2 (wekest oxidizing agent) Using these results, how am I
  26. Accounting

    LRF Corporation purchased a patent for $450,000 on September 1, 2006. It had a useful life of 10 years. On January 1, 2008, LRF spent $110,000 to successfully defend the patent in a lawsuit. LRF feels that as of that date, the remaining useful life is 5
  27. ethics and moraling reasoning

    According to John Stuart Mill, utilitarianism takes into account the happiness of: (Points : 1) only the agent. only the agent and those the agent cares about. everyone, but weights the happiness of the agent more heavily. everyone, and weights
  28. Science

    Research submarines, their origins, how they are powered, and how they are able to float or sink. Then answer the following questions. How is a modern submarine able to adjust its buoyancy so that it can either float or sink? Use Archimedes' principle as
  29. World History

    Which accurately describes the Roman Empire's influence on modern Western governments? a) The Romans invented a law code detailing the rights and duties of citizens and defined the legal process. b) The Romans invented an oligarchy government that spread
  30. ict teachers please help

    hi ive got the same assignment as lou and keiran on the copyright design and patent act. im struggling to find the non- ict things which need the copy design and patent act:- is it your name and personnal details? sorry to be a pain in asking
  31. Englilsh

    Identify each preposition and each prepositional phrase. 1. The first street railway in the world was built in New York in 1832. preposition is in/ prepositional phrase is in New York in 1832. 2. The inventor of the telephone was born in Scotland.
  32. Science(chem)

    This question relates to what someone posted below... It was explained to them that a reducing agent is oxidized when it reduces? I would like to get this concept straightened out in my head. I originally got this concept when I did gen chem but I have
  33. chemistry

    Rank these species by their ability to act as an oxidizing agent. Na^+ I2 Cr^3+ F2 Put best oxidizing agent first and continue to have best reducing agent last.
  34. Math

    I have a few questions about T-Matrix. In excel, I am suppose to work with powered matrices to construct a weighted T matrix, using a scalar of .7. Does this mean I multiply each of the powered matrices by .7? Or do I power the powered matrices by .7? Or
  35. History

    Which accurately describes Galileo's impact on science during the Scientific Revolution? galileo used a telescope to discover moons revolving around Jupiter and craters on earth moon galileo invented the compound microscope which improves magnification
  36. history

    Which accurately describes Galileo’s impact on science during the Scientific Revolution? Galileo proposed the Three Laws of Motion, which also supported Kepler’s Three Laws of Planetary Motion. Galileo invented the compound microscope, which improved
  37. invention

    Who invented the: television automobile phone computer circular saw And when were they invented??
  38. chemistry

    what are the oxidatoin numbers in this chemical reaction Ni+H2SO4=H2+NiSO4? is it Reactants: Ni=0 H=1 SO4=-2? Products:H=1 Ni=2+ SO4=-2? what is being oxidized? reduced? what is the oxidizing agent? reducing agent? is Ni being oxidized and is reducing
  39. Algebra

    I am in 5th grade and we are to find out who invented the order of operation. I understand how to use it and found web sites, but I am unable to locate who invented it.
  40. Chemistry

    Which of the following statements are false regarding using a solid drying agent? (select all that apply) a) Water can be present due to isolation and/or purification conditions b) A good drying agent must be soluble in organic solvent c) One type of
  41. Lang Arts.

    We have to write a tall tale in my launguage arts class, mine is about how the dogsled was invented, but I need an idea about how it was invented, I want it to be heartwarming but it also has to be exaggereated since its a tall tale, the beginning is a
  42. Physics

    A jet powered car leaves from Georgia to Virginia , 4600 km away. It goes 1010 km/h. At the same time another jet powered car drives from Virginia to Georgia, but it only goes 750 km/h. Where do the two jet powered cars pass each other? Km from Georgia,
  43. grammar check

    which is a compound subject? 1) my sister and i saw a dinosaur at the museum. 2) marco polo lived in italy and explored places in china.i choose number 1. identif the complete predicate. thomas edison invented the light bulb, among other things. d)invented
  44. history

    name an inventor beginging with u and x Harold Clayton Urey, (1893–1981), 1934 Nobel Prize in Chemistry I was not able to find anyone with a name beginning with X The only inventors I could find have/had first names beginning with X, not their last
  45. Accounting

    Maris Corporation acquired a patent on May 1, 2008. Maris paid cash of $25,000 to the seller. Legal fees of $1,000 were paid related to the acquisition. What amount should be debited to the patent account? $1,000 $24,000 $25,000 $26,000
  46. English/Writing

    Write brief accounts upon the nursery rhyme from the indicated point of view: 1. A lawsuit claiming the builder had erected an unsafe wal. "News has just arrived of a lawsuit claiming the builder of the wall from which deceased Humpty Dumpty fell has
  47. Algebra

    Agents J and K work in a long hallway with 4000 equally-spaced, consecutive offices. The agents decide to walk toward each other so they can meet and have lunch together. Agent J has recently been relocated from office 2013 to office 1. His former office
  48. chemistry

    Identify the species oxidized, the species reduced, the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent in the following electron transfer reaction. 2Fe3+ + Sn2Fe2+ + Sn2+ species oxidized species reduced oxidizing agent reducing agent As the reaction proceeds,
  49. chemistry

    SO42- + HAsO2+ 2H+H3AsO4 + SO2 In the above redox reaction, use oxidation numbers to identify the element oxidized, the element reduced, the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent. 1. name of the element oxidized: 2. name of the element reduced: 3. formula
  50. chemistry

    3PbO2 + 2Cr3++ 2H2O3Pb2+ + 2CrO42-+ 4H+ In the above redox reaction, use oxidation numbers to identify the element oxidized, the element reduced, the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent. 1.name of the element oxidized: 2.name of the element reduced:
  51. Inventions

    When was the telephone, atomic bomb, paper, flint tools, and the wheel invented? I've answered the other 4 and I think the telephone was invented in 1876. Please help.
  52. Chemistry

    7. 2Sr + O2  2SrO a) Determine what is oxidized and what is reduced b) Identify the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent 8. 2Cs + Br2  2CsBr a) Determine what is oxidized and what is reduced b) Identify the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent
  53. history

    what declaration of independence rights are the writers claiming that they have? i am not sure but i think it because ??... declaration of independence rights are the writers claiming that they shouldn't have the rule of Britain law there should have peace
  54. Chemistry - Oxidation, Reduction Reactions

    Fe^3+ + C204^-2 (oxalate) -> Fe^2+ + CO3 Which is the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent in the chemical equation above?
  55. Chemistry

    Can someone explain the difference between oxidation and reduction? ALso reducing agent and oxidizing agent?
  56. chemistry

    identify the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent in the following reaction: C + 2Clsub2 > CClsub4
  57. Law

    In special circumstances is it possible for an agent to legally work for the interest of another agent or third party while representing a principle?
  58. Chemestry 095

    Complet and balance the following equation. F2 (g) + HCI (g) == ?? Which element or ion is oxidized and which one is reduced? Which one is the oxidizing agent and which is the reducing agent?
  59. mathematics

    A certain car model cost Birr 20,000 with a gasoline engine and Br 25,000 with a diesel engine. The number of miles per gallon of fuel for cars with these two engines is 25 and 30, respectively. Assume that the price of both types of fuel is Birr 1.50 per
  60. chemistry

    In the following half equation, which is the oxidizing agent? NO3–(aq) + 4H+(aq) + 3e– NO(g) + 2H2O a. NO3– b. H+ c. e– d. NO e. H2O An oxidizing agent is a chemical compound that readily transfers oxygen atoms, or is a substance that gains
  61. Physics

    A friend asks for money to market a new product he invented. He claims to have invented a "cold plate" that works like a hot plate and will cool down foods and liquids that are placed on it. Should you invest?? Should I be thinking about the second law of
  62. Chem

    am having trouble understanding this redox rxn.....tell me if i classify it correctly... 2K + Cl2---> 2KCl oxidized is Cl is the recducing agent reduced is K is the oxidizing agent
  63. Business Law

    How is a copyright different from a patent? A. Copyrights are applied for inventions, while a patent is applied for tangible writings. B. Patents have a limited term period, while copyrights carry lifelong terms. C. Patents fall under the federal law,
  64. Finance

    Agency theory deals with the issue of Answer when to hire an agent to represent the firm in negotiations. the legal liabilities of a firm if an employee, acting as the firm's agent, injures someone. the limitations placed on an employee acting as the
  65. English

    Shakespeare invented many familiar words and phrases. Find five examples that Shakespeare invented and that we still use today. Define what they meant in Shakespeare's time and what they mean now. (I tried to look some up but they did not give the
  66. Chem Lab

    Suggest another possible oxidising agent and reducing agent that can be used to replace potassium permanganate & iron (II) ammonium sulphate haxahydrate in experiment Redox Titration
  67. chemistry

    balance these redox reactants & determine oxidator agent and reducing agent A. Zn + NO3- --> Zn+2 +NH4 + Acid B. Cr(OH)3 + H2O2 --> CrO4 -2 + H20 (Basic)
  68. History

    Which English inventor revolutionized the textile industry with his invention known as the “spinning jenny”? jethro Tull roger bacon james Hargraves henry Bessemer C? Which American inventor revolutionized the production of cotton with his invention of
  69. Chemistry

    Consider the following reaction and select the false statement below. NaI + 3HOCl → NaIO3 + 3HCl A. HOCl is the oxidizing agent B. Cl is reduced C. NaI is the reducing agent D. If ΔG° for the reaction is < 0, then NaI is a stronger reducing agent than
  70. Chem Check Please!!!

    1) Assuming the following reaction proceeds in the forward direction, 3 Sn4+(aq) + 2 Cr(s) ---> 3 Sn2+(aq) + 2 Cr3+(aq) a.Sn4+(aq) is the reducing agent and Cr(s) is the oxidizing agent. b.Cr(s) is the reducing agent and Sn2+(aq) is the oxidizing agent.
  71. chem

    2H2(g)+ O2(g) --> 2H2O(L) I know the oxidizing agent is oxygen and the reducing agent is hydrogen. what are the number of electrons transferred in the balanced chemical equation? (I put 2 and tried -2 but it didn't seem right)
  72. chemistry

    this is a repost. Balance the following ionic equation for acidic conditions. Identify the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent. Show the steps. Hg(ℓ) + NO3^ (–1) (aq) + Cl^(–1) (aq) → HgCl4^(–2) (s) + NO2(g)
  73. Chemistry

    Can anybody understand me about oxidising agent and reducing agent
  74. physics

    Secret agent Samantha Bond, 43.00 kg, has just ignited her jet powered skis at the foot of a 10.0 degree slope that rises in height by 50.0 m. The skis have a thrust of 226.0 N. When she gets to the top of the slope, she keeps the skis at 10.0 degrees as
  75. Chemistry

    What are the three essential parts to make a battery? Cell reducing agent acid fuse porous barrier or salt bridge voltage regulator oxidizing agent
  76. chemistry

    6NH3 + 2H2BO3-3N2H4 + 2B+ 4H2O+ 2OH- name of the element oxidized:? name of the element reduced:? formula of the oxidizing agent:? formula of the reducing agent:? 3N2H4 + 2ClO3-3N2 + 2Cl-+ 6H2O name of the element oxidized:? name of the element reduced:?
  77. Accounting

    Janes Company provided the following information on intangible assets: a. A patent was purchased from the lou Company for $700,000 on January 1, 2007. Janes estimated the remaining useful life of the patent to be 10 years. The patent was carried on Lou's
  78. chemistry redox reactions

    can someone check my labels for the reaction of a radical with an extra electron, (R(e-)) and an antioxidant, ArOH. R(e-) + ArOh --> RH + ArO(e-) R(e-) is oxidizing agent. ArOH is reducing agent. RH is reduced ArO(e-) is oxidized. Is this correct? And the
  79. chemistry redox

    can someone check my labels for the reaction of a radical with an extra electron, (R(e-)) and an antioxidant, ArOH. R(e-) + ArOh --> RH + ArO(e-) R(e-) is oxidizing agent. ArOH is reducing agent. RH is reduced ArO(e-) is oxidized. Is this correct? And the
  80. Managerial Economics

    Mirk Labs is a pharmaceutical company that currently enjoys a patent monopoly in Europe, Canada, and the U.S. on Zatab, an allergy medication. The global demand for Zatab is Qd= 15.0- 0.2 P where Qd is annual quantity demanded (in millions of units) of
  81. Managerial Economics

    Mirk Labs is a pharmaceutical company that currently enjoys a patent monopoly in Europe, Canada, and the U.S. on Zatab, an allergy medication. The global demand for Zatab is Qd= 15.0- 0.2 P where Qd is annual quantity demanded (in millions of units) of
  82. Managerial Economics

    Mirk Labs is a pharmaceutical company that currently enjoys a patent monopoly in Europe, Canada, and the U.S. on Zatab, an allergy medication. The global demand for Zatab is Qd= 15.0- 0.2 P where Qd is annual quantity demanded (in millions of units) of
  83. socail studies

    How did the achievements of the Gupta empire make higher-level mathematics possible? A. They invented writing materials that allowed for the easy correction of mistakes. B. They developed the idea of multiplication as repeated addition. C. They discovered
  84. English

    List the compound nouns in this sentence. Philo T. Farnsworth was the first American inventor to use television technology. The answers were Philo T Farnsworth, American inventor, and television technology. Can a proper noun also be a compound noun?
  85. Chemistry

    ---This was the previous one--- Substances A, B, and C can all act as oxidizing agents. In solution, A is green, B is yellow, and C is red. In the reactions in which they participate, they are reduced to A-, B-, and C- ions, all of which are colorless.
  86. Chemistry

    If you put a piece of iron in an aqueous solution of blue Cu2+ ions the spontaneous redox reaction Fe+ Cu2+„³ Fe2+ Cu Will occur. An aqueous solution of Fe2+ ions is red-brown a. What is oxidized b. What is reduced c. What is the oxidizing agent d. What
  87. Chemistry

    Label the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent: a) P4(s) + 5O2(g) -> P4O10(s) b) Co(s) + Cl2(g) -> CoCl2(s) c) Fe2O3(s) + 3CO(g) -> 2Fe(s) + 3CO2(g) d) PbS(s) + 4H2O2(aq) -> PbSO4(s) + 4H2O(l) I never learned about oxidation numbers. Thanks!
  88. Organic Chemistry lab

    So we did a preparation of t-pentyl Chloride experiment in class the other day using t-pentyl alcohol, HCL, Aqueous sodium Bicarbonate, and calcium chloride as the drying agent. Little confused on a few of these questions Why is calcium chloride used as
  89. science

    How was theMicrowave oven was invented? Was it when a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar in his pocket melted?
  90. Mathematics

    After paying a commission of 7 percent of a house to an agent,the owner of the house was left with sh2325000. How much money was the agent paid?
  91. chemistry

    In the following equation, which species is the oxidizing agent? KCLO3 --> KCL + KCLO4 In the same are, How do you know that Cu is the reducing agent in this equation: AgNO3 + Cu ---> Cu(NO3)2 + Ag
  92. Social Studies quick question

    James Watt invented the steam engine in what year, and where? Are these right In the 1760s he invented the steam engine in Britain
  93. Chemistry

    Redox Reactions Cl2 + Co 2--> Cl- + Co2+ species oxidized? species reduced? oxidizing agent? reducing agent? As the reaction proceeds, electrons are transferred from?
  94. math : (

    would you like to brush your teeth with hogs hair? Toothbrushes were invented in china in the late 1400s and were made of hogs hair! the first nylon toothbrush was made in 1983, 23 years before the first electric toothbrush was invented. Then find the
  95. science

    for blood what would be the difference in seeing a) plasma b) red blood cells c) white blood cells d) and platelets under a low powered microscope vs. a high powered microscope
  96. Criminology

    A managing agent is a law enforcement agent or investigator assigned to work with a specific confidential informant. Is the previous statement true or false? ANSWER: true
  97. chemistry

    H3AsO3 + NO3- + H+ ---> HNO2 + H3AsO4 In the above redox reaction, use oxidation numbers to identify the element oxidized, the element reduced, the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent.
  98. chemistry

    How do you know that from this list, F2 is the strongest oxidizing agent? Mg2+ Mg F2 F- H+ Why is F- the weakest reducing agent from this list? Al3+ Al F2 +
  99. language arts

    Which statement contrast two items? (A) Anything inside a black hole's super-pulling zone will stay there forever. (B) Nothing in the universe is more powerful than the force in the black hole. (C) A whirlpool is powered with water, but a black hole is
  100. mathematics

    A group of five spies, Agent A, Agent B, Agent C, Agent D, and Agent E, meet every Friday to share all the information they have uncovered over the previous week. To avoid suspicion, a spy can never be seen with more than one other spy at a time. As well,

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