# A hundred and fifty years ago nearly three quarters of the working people in this country worked on farms. by the beginning of the 1980;s only on fortieth did clearly automation "destroyed" many farm jobs but if technology were really

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1. ## Social STUDIES

A hundred and fifty years ago nearly three quarters of the working people in this country worked on farms. by the beginning of the 1980;s only on fortieth did clearly automation "destroyed" many farm jobs but if technology were really eliminating work we

asked by Anonymous** on July 7, 2011
2. ## geography

Today, you can see events such as floods, battles, or spacecraft launches as they are happening. A hundred years ago, this would not have been possible. How do you think modern technology ( tv, computers, the internet)makes you think differently about this

asked by vanny on November 24, 2009
3. ## Social Studies

Read the passage by a man discussing his country, Senegal, immediately after independence. “Forty years ago, we had nothing—no doctors, no engineers, no writers. We had no university. We thought a flag and a national anthem were enough for

asked by dori on April 10, 2019
4. ## math stuff

Do the exact calculation: 7182 x 2123= ________ Approximate to the nearest hundred _____x_____=__________ Difference between exacct and approximate value=_______ Can you help me with another problem too? N of the 20 coins are quarters and the rest are

asked by Marisol on April 7, 2007
5. ## English

1. Two hundred and fifty-six grains of rice amounts to one spoon of rice. 2. Two hundred and fifty-six grains of rice amount to one spoon of rice. 3. Two hundred and fifty-six grains of rice is one the table. 4. Two hundred and fifty-six grains of rice are

asked by rfvv on August 31, 2011
6. ## English III

1)"On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil war. All dreaded it, all sought to avert it. While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place, devoted altogether to saving

asked by AMK on April 14, 2014
7. ## Biology

PLEASE HELP!!!! 1. How many millions of years ago did sharks first appear? (Make sure you are looking for animals that only have cartilage skeletons). 2. How many millions of years ago did bony fish (like the perch) first appear? 3. How many millions of

asked by Kim on April 14, 2013
8. ## English

Dongdo and Seodo are 151 meters away from each other. ................................. 1. 151: one hundred and fifty-one 2. 151: one hundred fifty-one 3. 151: one fifty-one (What is the common way of reading the number? Are all OK?)

asked by rfvv on October 23, 2016
9. ## world studies

Two hundred years ago, most people in Western Europe worked as which? sailors farmers merchants manufacturers

10. ## algebra

A student makes a \$8.75 purchase at the bookstore with a \$20 bill. The store has no bills and gives the change in quarters and fifty cent pieces. There are 30 coins in all. Hoe many quarters are there? How many fifty-cent pieces

asked by Anonymous on May 7, 2010
11. ## Apex personal finance

Mack opened a CD 10 years ago at an interest rate of 7.8% compounded monthly. According to the rule of 72, when did she have half as much money as she does now? A. About 9.2 years ago B. About 4.6 years ago C. About 3.9 years ago D. About 7.8 years ago

asked by Mason on November 28, 2016
12. ## English

Fifty years ago, people didn't know to avoid bad cholesterol. To avoid is the infinitive is it being used as an adverb, adjective, or a noun?

asked by Dakota on February 10, 2014
13. ## History

How long ago did the first human culture, involving villages and a sense of history, develop? A. about 1 billion years ago B. a few million years ago C. 100,000 to 200,000 years ago D. about 10,000 years ago E. about 1,000 years ago Thanks!

asked by MC on February 13, 2009

1. Rename four-sevenths as a percent. Round to the nearest tenth of a percent if necessary. (1 point) 47% 1.8% 57.1% 28% 2. Rename .709 as a percent. (1 point) 709% 70.9% 79% 7.09% 3. If one-third is equivalent to 33thirty-three and one-third%, what

asked by Delilah on November 14, 2012

List and briefly outline the six different periods into which the Paleozoic era is divided. The six periods: 1:Cambrian, which was 545 million years ago. 2:Ordovician, which was 490 million years ago. 3:Silurian, which was 445 million years ago.

asked by MurmerFlax on January 3, 2018
16. ## Math

Imagine a country has a population of 210 million. Within the country there are 95 million people who are employed workers, 50 million people incapable of working, and 60 million people capable of working, but not actively looking. Based on this

asked by Hope on February 23, 2013
17. ## Intermediate Algebra

A student makes a \$9.25 purchase at the bookstore with a \$20 bill. The store has no bills and gives the change in quarters and fifty-cent pieces. There are 30 coins in all. How many of each kind are there? How many quarters are there in the change___? How

asked by MathBlues on February 18, 2014
18. ## English

What is the main idea of this? Please help-I'm terrible in english- Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to

asked by Samantha on September 8, 2010

1. Rename four-sevenths as a percent. Round to the nearest tenth of a percent if necessary. (1 point) 47% 1.8% 57.1% 28% 2. Rename .709 as a percent. (1 point) 709% 70.9% 79% 7.09% 3. If one-third is equivalent to 33thirty-three and one-third%, what

asked by Delilah on November 14, 2012
20. ## Math

In which one of the following sentences is the number written correctly? A The college has an endowment of more than \$187 million. B The parcel of land was advertised as two hundred forty-three and three-quarters acres. C One hundred and thirty-two people

asked by mr scooter on January 23, 2014
21. ## statistics

One hundred employees working in the construction, manufacturing, and various other industries were selected for review of salary information and educational level. The salaries of the one hundred employees were reviewed to determine if the employees with

asked by Nene on April 5, 2011
22. ## English

In which one of the following sentences is the number written correctly? A The college has an endowment of more than \$187 million. B The parcel of land was advertised as two hundred forty-three and three-quarters acres. C One hundred and thirty-two people

asked by mr scooter on January 23, 2014
23. ## grammar

In Which oneof the following sentences is the number written correctly? A.the parcel of land was advertised as two hundred forty-three and three-quarters acres.b.the college has an,endowment of more than \$187million.c.john just paid \$33 thousand forhis New

asked by becky on August 8, 2013
24. ## math

write in numeral "nine croe seventy lac fifty thousand three hundred and fifty eight"

asked by miss hijab on June 24, 2017
25. ## Socials

Factory Acts-how did they improve the lives of working people, -labour movements and unions The factory acts improved the lives of working people by giving them independence, which they got from the money they earned. Some people began to live in

asked by Sara on December 9, 2009
26. ## Math

In which one of the following sentences is the number written correctly? A. One-hundred and thirty-two people lined up to buy the tickets B. John just paid \$33 thousand for his new car C. The parcel of land was advetised a two hundred forty-three and three

asked by Brenna on March 12, 2012
27. ## Algebra 1

a student makes a \$10.25 purchase at the bookstore with \$20 bill. The store has no bills and gives the change in quarters and fifty -cent pieces. There are 30 coings in all. How many of each kind are there? how many quarters are there in the change? ___

asked by Need Help on September 28, 2009
28. ## algebra

One hundred fifty and fifty-seven hundredths in decimal notation ?

asked by Anonymous on October 25, 2016
29. ## math

Wildlife officials had to rescue and remove seven hundred thirty−five Florida panthers in the past twelve months. It is estimated that there are fifty thousand Florida panthers in existence. What percent of fifty thousand is seven hundred thirty−five?

asked by drea on August 2, 2011
30. ## Language art

What type of infinitive phrases are shown below (noun, adverb or adjective) 1.George wants to take Lea out tonight. 2.Would you like to read this detective novel? 3. Fifty years ago,people didn't know to avoid "bad"cholesterol. 4.My grandmother taught me

asked by Paul on November 11, 2013
31. ## Algebra

Write the verbal sentence as an equation, or an inequality: Fifty multiplied by the quantity twenty divided by a number n is greater than or equal to two hundred fifty. Am I on the right track: 50 * 20 / n > 250 - Please help me...

asked by Anonymous on September 11, 2007
32. ## REPOST- PLEEEEEEEEAAAAAAASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Write the verbal sentence as an equation, or an inequality: Fifty multiplied by the quantity twenty divided by a number n is greater than or equal to two hundred fifty. Am I on the right track: 50 * 20 / n > 250 - Please help me...Please!

asked by Anonymous on September 11, 2007
33. ## Math

How would I write 150,783 in words? Is it one hundred fifty thousand seven hundred and eighty three???

asked by Kim Breed on March 23, 2012
34. ## math

Write in words the number that is a hundred and fifty times the size of 10..I think this is one hundred and sixty

asked by Kina on September 25, 2013
35. ## Math

fifty seven million three hundred seventy-three thousand two hundred eighty-four ten thousandths

asked by Donavin on September 20, 2016
36. ## Math

Write the word form for 450, 708 Is it four hundred and fifty thousand, seven hundred and eight

asked by Joe on February 14, 2013
37. ## Math

How do you write eight hundred eleven thousand, four hundred fifty in standard form?

asked by Emma on July 1, 2012
38. ## Astronomy

suppose a rock's chemical composition is analyzed and is found to contain 5x more potassium atoms than argon atoms. When did the rock form? A) 10 million years ago B) 100 million years ago C) 500 million years ago D) 2 billion years ago E) 4.5 billion

asked by eva on October 30, 2018
39. ## English

I am trying to decide if the infinitive phrase is used as a noun an adjective or an adverb. To have a balanced diet, keep the food triangle in mind. Is this an adverb that describes how to keep the food? What about this one? Fifty years ago, people didn't

asked by Kelley on November 28, 2012
40. ## English

1. Two hundred and fifty-six grains of rice amounts to one spoon of rice. 2. Two hundred and fifty-six grains of rice amounts to one spoonful of rice. 3. Two hundred and fifty-six grains of rice amounts to a spoonful of rice. 4. Two hundred and fifty-six

asked by rfvv on August 29, 2011
41. ## Math

I am stuck on doing this math problem written on a sheet of paper. (eighty-one thousand minus fifty-five thousand, four hundred fifty-six) It mas to be done manually, without a calculator.

asked by Alex L. on September 17, 2011
42. ## Calculus

Suppose a certain country's population has constant relative birth and death rates of 97 births per thousand people per year and 47 deaths per thousand people per year respectively. Assume also that approximately 30000 people emigrate (leave) from the

asked by Pax on May 15, 2015
43. ## Grammar

Where do we put the "and" when writing a number, 1234.567 for example, in words? Some references say, "one thousand two hundred and thirty-four point five six seven. Other references say, "one thousand two hundred thirty-four and five hundred fifty-six

asked by Daniel on April 23, 2011
44. ## English III

Read this sentence from Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address: Yet, if God wills that it continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the

asked by Halo4Records on May 25, 2014
45. ## English

Identify the most descriptive and specific way to rewrite the underlined words in the following sentence. Just a few years ago, this road sat next to forests and fields. (Just a few years ago is underlined. a. a short time ago b. recently c. less than a

asked by Anonymous on December 31, 2017
46. ## math

2. A country has a doubling time for its people of 20 years. If it ends up with 80 million people after 60 years, how many people did it have to start with (in this questions)?

asked by Anonymous on November 12, 2013
47. ## English

Can someone help me and write the answers to these tasks (especially the last sentence in the 2nd task) What’s the time now? What month is it? What year is it? Look at these sentences. Can you replace since with for? Make the necessary changes. 1 He has

asked by swen on February 14, 2010
48. ## Language art

What type of infinitive phrases are shown below (noun, adverb or adjective) 1.George wants to take Lea out tonight. adv 2.Would you like to read this detective novel? adj 3. Fifty years ago,people didn't know to avoid "bad"cholesterol. adv 4.My grandmother

asked by Paul on November 11, 2013
49. ## Math-Alebra

A disc Jokey must play 14 commercial spots during 1 hour of a radio show. Each commercial is either 30 or 60 seconds long. If the total commercial time during 1 hour is 11 min, how many 30 second commercials were played during that hour? How many 60 second

asked by Anonymous on May 7, 2010
50. ## Social Studies

People may have reached the region that is now Louisiana about _________ years ago? a. 6,000 d. 18,000 b. 12,000 e. 24,000 This is simply a stupid question. It is a very intensive field of investigation, yet no definitive answer is yet available. Currently

asked by Dylan on November 16, 2006
51. ## SRAjMcGin

19. (A) The wealthiest he is, the most selfish he is. (B) Wealthiest he is, most selfish he is. (C) Wealthier he is, more selfish he is. (D) The wealthier he is, the more selfish he is. 20. (A) Social workers used to taking care of old people. (B) Social

asked by mk-tintin on January 31, 2008
52. ## social studies

explain how the agricultural revolution led to the establishment of perment settlements The first agricultural revolution, also called the Neolithic Revolution, occurred as long as 25,000 years ago. However, most people consider the agricultural revolution

asked by jasmine on January 9, 2007
53. ## English

1.I started play the oboe because [I've heard] it was a challenging instrument (a) no change (b) I'd have heard (c)I've been hearing (d) I'd heard 2. That was [four years ago and, I've] enjoyed learning to play (f) no change (g) four years ago, and I've

asked by Becky on September 20, 2012
54. ## math

How old are they? I found this question online. Please help me understand where I may have made a mistake. Thanking you in advance. My question: Norman is now 4 times the age of her son, 3 years ago, the sum of their ages was 49. How old are they now?. My

asked by Taywi4020 on April 19, 2015
55. ## Science

Describe the two most important events in the history of animal life that occurred at the beginning and at the end of the Paleozoic era. List and briefly outline the six different periods into which the Paleozoic era is divided. Answer: In the beginning of

asked by Šimon Ziya Paterson on January 3, 2018
56. ## English

Not many years ago, I worked outside of the UK. ---------------------- In this sentence, what other expressions can we use in place of 'not many years ago'? Is it 'a few days ago'?

asked by rfvv on October 28, 2014
57. ## QUESTION

I THINK PEOPLE IN THIS COUNTRY THINK THAT 13 IS A UNLUCKY NUMBER. MY COUSIN IS 13 YEARS OLD. IS SHE A UNLUCKY PERSON? WHEN PEOPLE ARE 13 YEARS OLD ARE THEY UNLUCKY PEOPLE OR HUMAN BEING/PERSON? It is said, that 13 is unlucky..which lead religious people to

asked by KHUSHI on December 17, 2006
58. ## Math

Write the value of the underlined digit. 37,295,810 Underline number(7) Answer: 7,000,000 496,021,795 Underline number (first 9) Answer: 90,000,000 638, 912,004 Underline number(6) Answer: 600,000,000 385,526 Underline number (second 5) Answer: 500 Write

asked by Nnn on September 9, 2014
59. ## mathematics

"the sum of the age of a mother and a daughter is 44 years. three years ago the product of their ages was 192.how old is the daughter now? plsssss show working"

asked by sifon on May 14, 2019
60. ## English

1. Fifty states make up the U.S.A. 2. Fifty states compose the U.S.A. 3. Fifty states comprise the U.S.A. 4, The U.S.A. is composed of fifty states. 5. The U.S.A. consists of fifty states. 6. The U.S.A. is made up of fifty states. (Are they all grammatical

asked by rfvv on October 6, 2012
61. ## Sentence Grammar

Whats the error in these two sentences? After seeing the technique demonstrated on television, Janie baked homemakde bread for the first time yesterday, and her brother thought it tasted good, an opinion everyone agreed with. and Three hundred years ago

asked by Sigor on October 14, 2006

For my IB project, I need five people who live outside the United States to answer three questions about business in their country. The questions are: 1) What do you think is the most difficult challenge for U.S. businesses that want to do business in your

asked by Lisa on October 28, 2009
63. ## WRITE THE NUMERAL MATH

THREE MILLION,EIGHT HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE

asked by vianey on September 28, 2011
64. ## Science

(just a quick science question, pls correct my answer if im wrong..) Which of the following statements is true A.) there is more water on earth now than there was millions of years ago **** B.) there is less water on earth now than there was millions of

asked by io on April 4, 2018
65. ## MATH WHATS THE VALUE

6 FIFTY-CENT PIECES 12 QUARTERS 40 DIMES 2 NICKLES

asked by vianey on September 28, 2011
66. ## MONEY WITH MATH

6 FIFTY-CENT PIECES 12 QUARTERS 40 DIMES 2 NICKLES

asked by vianey on September 28, 2011
67. ## MATH WHATS THE VALUE

10 DOLLARS 7 FIFTY-CENT PIECES 10 QUARTERS 14 DIMES

asked by vianey on September 28, 2011
68. ## Social Studies

Around 60,000 years ago, people first settled in Australia? What were these people called? Aborigines?

asked by Anonymous on May 14, 2014
69. ## algebra

In a northern European country, the formula y=0.036x 2 −2.8x+62.56 models the number of deaths per year per thousand people, y , for people who are x years old, 40¡Üx¡Ü60 . Approximately how many people per thousand who are 57 years old die each

asked by Anonymous on October 24, 2015
70. ## math

What decimal is equivalent to seven and 3 over two hundred fifty?

asked by drea on August 2, 2011
71. ## math

find the value of one hundred and fifty multplied by itself

asked by Jay on October 8, 2014
72. ## math

what is the numeral for two million, five and three hundred fifty-one thousandths

asked by kita on August 3, 2011
73. ## social studies

A 150 years ago nearly 3/4 of the working people in this country worked on farms. By the beginning of the 1980s only 1/40 did. Clearly automation "destroyed" many farms jobs. But if technology were really eliminating work, we would expect unemployment .

asked by Anon on September 8, 2013
74. ## SAT Math?

I'm working on a couple of SAT math programs for school, and I have trouble figuring some out. 1. Joe is 3 years younger than Kate. If n represents Nora's age now, what was Kevin's age 4 years ago, in terms of n? A. N + 7 B. N + 1 C. N - 1 D. N - 4 E. N -

asked by Lacey on October 14, 2007
75. ## BVRES/Math

Write"six thousand five hundred fifty-eight"in Hindu-Arabic.

asked by Eve on January 11, 2016
76. ## Geography

we were asked to compare two countries using a chart: children and youth (age 0-19) Working adults (age 20-59) and Seniors (age 60 and older) we were then asked to identify the developed and the developing countries and make predication on the following

asked by Emma on March 20, 2012
77. ## Math

I need to find the value of x. 5(x-4) = 3(x+8) Trying to help my niece and haven't done this stuff for 20 years. :) 5(x-4) = 3(x+8) 5x - 20 = 3x + 24 5x - 3x = 20 + 24 2x = 44 x = 22 I hope this brings back the algebra you studied 20 years ago. :-) By the

asked by Beth on August 6, 2007
78. ## Math

I am lost, and I bet it is simple, but I have been working with many problems and I keep coming back to this and I grow increasingly confused. How do I begin to solve this problem? In 1993 the life expectancy of males in a certain country was 71.7 years.

asked by H on January 6, 2010
79. ## Math

Ten years ago a man was three times as old as his son. In twelve more years, the son is three-fifths as old as his father. What were their ages 5 years ago?

asked by McKenna Louise on January 25, 2014
80. ## Algebra

Ten years ago a man was three times as old as his son. In twelve more years,the son is three fifths as old as his father.what were their ages 5 years ago?

asked by Nicole Faith on January 19, 2014
81. ## ethics

think the only kind of immigrants that should be favored is the ones that have decided to come to America legally. These are the people that have put time and money into getting somewhere instead of trying to get away with doing nothing. I know that if it

asked by Anonymous on February 18, 2011
82. ## Critical Thinking

6. According to Nature, today’s thoroughbred racehorses do not run any faster than their grandparents did. But human Olympic runners are at least 20 percent faster than their counterparts of fifty years ago. Most likely, racehorses have reached their

asked by Katheryn Hy on July 12, 2011
83. ## math help

Six hundred ninety four thousandths is how much more than fifty seven thousndths? Write The answer in words

asked by Anonymous on January 25, 2013
84. ## Math

2 years ago my mother was 4 times my age then. In 18 years I will be half my mothers new age. How old am I now? I am so stuck 2 years ago Sx4-M (S+18)=(M+18)/2 Now what do I do

asked by Steve on January 19, 2016
85. ## calculus

The population of a country was 8.4 million people in 2000. Three years later, the population of the same nation was 9.3 million people. Assuming that population is growing exponentially, what is the projected population (rounded to one-tenth of a million)

asked by Dave on November 10, 2011
86. ## Math

A mother is 20 years older than her daughter if the daughter is y years old how old is the mother in terms of y how old was the daughter four years ago in terms of y how old was the mother four years ago four years ago the ratio of their was 7:3 find the

asked by Chidimma on April 10, 2019
87. ## 9th math algebra

The stars indicate the answers i think are correct. 1. What number is a solution of the inequality? m > 13/3 a.3 b.5 * c.2 d.-9 2. Write the inequality in words. 3n < 52 (1 point) a.fifty-two less than three times n *b.Three times n is less than fifty-two.

asked by Amy on December 13, 2009
88. ## college math

A student makes a 10.50 purchase at the bookstore with a \$20.00 bill. The store has no bills and gives the change in quarters and fifty-cent pieces. There are 30 coins in all. How many of each kind are there?

asked by Diana on July 29, 2010
89. ## history

In at least one hundred and fifty words, make an argument for which historical figure from this lesson had the most negative impact on society.

asked by jay on March 27, 2018
90. ## Math

I have to write this number in word form 1,358,049? Is it One million, three hundred fifty-eight thousand, forty-five

asked by kim on November 5, 2015
91. ## english

i am learning english at the moment Six hundred years ago, Sir John Hawkwood arrived in Italy with a band of soldiers and settled near Florence. He soon made a name for himself and came to be known to the Italians as Giovanni Acuto. does [made a name for

asked by english on December 31, 2009
92. ## math

A town population of 23,000 at present grows at an average rate of 2.5% every 8 years. a)What is the possible population of the town in 25 years? b)How many people were living in the town 10 years ago?

asked by Winter on April 20, 2016
93. ## Math REALLY NEED HELP

1. nineteen thousand, one hundred forty-two millionths was the first guess. the second guess was eight thousand, five hundred forty-one hundred-thousandths. which was greater and by how much? 2. They were happy because 80 of the people could be seated

asked by Deathfromabove on October 29, 2016
94. ## Math

a) A woman is twice as old as her daughter. Five years ago the sum of their age was 62. What are their present ages. b) A bottle is half full. After adding 275 mL to the bottle it is three quarters full. How much does the bottle hold when full?

asked by Anonymous on November 19, 2016
95. ## Math

Assume you work at a company where you are paid hourly. You are paid \$8.60 per hour for regular time (less than or equal to forty hours) and time and a half for overtime hours up to fifty hours in one week. If you are asked to work fifty or more hours in

asked by Anna on February 16, 2011

Think about what it might have been like to coordinate a meeting sixty-five years ago, before computers and conference calling. How would a business in Toronto have conducted business with someone in London, England, 65 years ago?

asked by Jake E. on November 8, 2012

Think about what it might have been like to coordinate a meeting sixty-five years ago, before computers and conference calling. How would a business in Toronto have conducted business with someone in London, England, 65 years ago?

asked by Jake E. on November 8, 2012
98. ## english

I need ideas on writing a brief monologue on george a man who jilted a woman sixty years ago. the woman is now eighty and now on her death bed. he comes to see her after sixty years. Please use your imagination. What would George say after 60 years? Would

asked by charnelle on August 27, 2006
99. ## Math

1 Write the fraction one-eighth as a percent. Round to the nearest hundredth of a percent where necessary. (1 point) 12.50% 37.50% 62.50% 80.00% 2 Write the decimal 0.063 as a percent. (1 point) 0.63% 6.30% 63% 630% 3 After a study was completed at a local

asked by math HELP! on November 30, 2015
100. ## Algebra

I am lost, and I bet it is simple, but I have been working with many problems and I keep coming back to this and I grow increasingly confused. How do I begin to solve this problem? In 1993 the life expectancy of males in a certain country was 71.7 years.

asked by H on January 6, 2010