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  1. application essay, plz help Writeacher, SarJMcgin

    Below is a draft of my daughter's college scholarship application essay. I would appreciate if a few of the Jiskha gang could review and critique. Many thanks in advance. Scholarship Essay “What do you want to be when you grow up?” This is one of those
  2. Economics

    You should start a new post instead of adding on to an existing post. That said, I would go with A Which of the following statements is true?? A) The value of a good may change over time. B)A highly valued good is always more expensive than a lesser valued
  3. GCSE Maths - Probability

    First the denominator. There are 8*7*6*5*4*3*2*1 = 40320 ways the 8 friends could be seated. Now the numerator: There a 6 possible seats for Trevor (he cant have an end seat). For each of these 6 seats, the two brothers could be seated in 2 ways. (A on the
  4. economic system

    "appropriate" is a loaded and subjective word. Further, some government activities and programs could be widely viewed as appropriate up to a point. That said, we generally expect our federal government to: establish a monetary system maintain economic
  5. Statistics

    1) No, 8.0 is the correct answer. 2) a strange and unlikely probability distribution. But lets go with the stated parameters. It states that ZERO percent of the population loses less than 6 lbs OR more than 12 lbs, but exactly evenly distributed between 6
  6. Macroeconomics

    If your are in a first-year macro economics course then... 1) yes government purchases can increase total income. 2) cutting taxes could achieve the same result, 3) But the tax cut would need to be larger because the tax multiplier is one less than the