phia

Most popular questions and responses by phia
  1. statistics

    A study of the amount of time it takes a mechanic to rebuild the transmission for a 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier shows that the mean is 8.4 hours and the standard deviation is 1.77 hours. Assume that a random sample of 40 mechanics is selected and the mean

    asked on April 16, 2015
  2. statistics

    Which data provide the answer to the question: “How frequently can a student at Eureka College be expected to study more than three hours a day?” A. Of 100 students surveyed, 43 reported that they study at least three hours a day twice a week. B. Of

    asked on April 10, 2015
  3. social studies

    Which statement is most clearly subjective? A. In my view, the data support the professor’s assertions. B. My common sense tells me that money is the root of all evil. C. Wars are fought over ideas, land, and resources. D. It has been suggested that Nero

    asked on March 23, 2014
  4. social studies

    Alice and Andrew are discussing thesis development. Alice argues that a topic becomes a thesis if we want to write about the topic. Andrew, on the other hand, maintains that a topic is not a thesis but that a thesis is the foundation of a topic. Who is

    asked on March 24, 2014
  5. biology

    Which of the following is true of skeletal muscle? A. Contraction of skeletal muscle can alter blood flow through the heart. B. Skeletal muscle contraction produces movements of the body. C. Skeletal muscles pump blood throughout the body. D. Flexion of a

    asked on April 13, 2015
  6. social studies

    In a biography, all of the following would be a primary source except for which one? A. A telegram sent to the subject by a friend B. An essay written about the subject by a former colleague C. The personal testimony of the subject’s widow, gathered in

    asked on March 24, 2014
  7. statistics

    Joe dealt 20 cards from a standard 52-card deck, and the number of red cards exceeded the number of black cards by 8. He reshuffled the cards and dealt 30 cards. This time, the number of red cards exceeded the number of black cards by 10. Determine which

    asked on April 18, 2015
  8. social studies

    According to Tardiff and Brizee, an essay that makes a claim supported by evidence is classified as an _______ essay. A. expository B. analytical C. argumentative D. explanatory My answer is A

    asked on March 24, 2014
  9. social studies

    Which statement is most likely to be supported by objective data? A. In infancy, the color blue is associated with boys, and pink is associated with girls. B. When in doubt, punt; when certain, go for the goal on the fourth down. C. In my view, the

    asked on March 23, 2014
  10. social studies

    With respect to dealing with abstract concepts, which statement is most accurate? A. Emotions have no place in any kind of academic essay. B. An essay dealing with abstract concepts can appeal to intellectual curiosity. C. An essay dealing with abstract

    asked on March 23, 2014
  11. math

    The diameters of pencils produced by a certain machine are normally distributed with a mean of 0.30 inches and a standard deviation of 0.01 inches. In a random sample of 460 pencils, approximately how many would you expect to have a diameter less than

    asked on April 15, 2015
  12. statistics

    A poll of 700 persons attending the Taste of Chicago showed that 455 persons, 65% of the sample, believed that the food was overpriced. It is estimated that 1,250,000 persons attend the Taste. Statistics suggest that, although 65% plus or minus 5% of

    asked on April 10, 2015
  13. psych

    Which is the best fertilizer for Mr. Jimenez’ backyard grass? Select the type of study most appropriate to the question. A. Experimental B. Experimental blinded C. Case-controlled observational D. Observational My answer is C

    asked on April 10, 2015
  14. statistics

    A U.S. government report stated that, “With bank interest rates around 1.0%, 8% of wage earners believe it worthwhile to keep money in a savings account. However, at 3.0% interest, 36% of wage earners believe it worthwhile to keep money in a savings

    asked on April 10, 2015
  15. social studies

    A poll of 700 persons attending the Taste of Chicago showed that 455 persons, 65% of the sample, believed that the food was overpriced. It is estimated that 1,250,000 persons attend the Taste. Statistics suggest that, although 65% plus or minus 5% of

    asked on April 10, 2015
  16. statistics

    A nutritionist wants to conduct a study to validate the efficacy of an herb as an aid in weight loss. She randomly assigns half of a group of overweight persons to a treatment group who are given the herb with instructions for its use and a planned diet

    asked on April 10, 2015
  17. social studies

    The most important test of a paraphrase is A. how well it captures the essence of the original source using your own words. B. the number of synonyms found in the paraphrase. C. the extent to which your words parallel the words in the original source. D.

    asked on March 24, 2014
  18. social studies

    In harvesting sources, an excellent way both to narrow down a topic and discover a likely working thesis is to explore _______ the topic. A. different attitudes about B. radical ideas about C. classic literature on D. different perspectives on My answer is

    asked on March 24, 2014
  19. social studies

    With respect to the principles of academic freedom, which statement is most accurate? A. Truth precedes beauty. B. Every lie contains a hidden truth. C. Ultimate truth is ever illusive. D. Truth is an abstract noun. My answer is D.

    asked on March 23, 2014
  20. social studies

    Which one of the following types of information are people least comfortable revealing to professionals? A. Medical B. Financial C. Legal D. Emotional My choice is A.

    asked on January 31, 2013
  21. social studies

    Sela is a securely attached baby. Sela, therefore, is likely to successfully resolve the crisis of basic trust versus basic mistrust. India is insecurely attached, and is less likely to resolve the trust versus mistrust crisis successfully. In the long

    asked on November 28, 2012
  22. biology

    Closed head injury: A. involves damage to the cortex, axons, and ventricles. B. reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. C. can result in Parkinsonism. D. involves penetration of an object into brain tissue. I chose C

    asked on April 13, 2015
  23. math

    Sandra spent one-fifth pf her money and loaned one-third of the remainder to her brother Sam. She then had $24. How much money did she have at first?

    asked on May 7, 2012
  24. biology

    __________ is the neurotransmitter released by the taste receptor cells. A. GABA B. Glycine C. Dopamine D. ATP Is it A?

    asked on April 13, 2015
  25. social studies

    Lloyd is sitting in the waiting area of a swank restaurant anticipating a dinner meeting with a new client whom he has never met. All he knows is that the new client is named Chris. When he first meets Chris, which one of the following pairs of

    asked on January 17, 2013
  26. social studies

    Which one of the following U.S. mothers-to-be is least likely to receive prenatal care? A. Maria, a Puerto Rican teenager B. Gladys, an African American woman C. Ayiana, a Native American teenager D. Susan, a white woman I am saying A. But Im not sure

    asked on September 28, 2012
  27. psychology

    Myelination of your brain began before you were born and will continue in a part of your brain until you are at least 70 years old. Because of this process: A your brain cells will not be pruned back and die, so you will learn more. B you will retain the

    asked on November 30, 2012
  28. social studies

    Baby Lilith’s big sister has taken Lilith’s new teddy bear from her and has hidden it in the closet. Baby Lilith will look for the teddy bear if she has developed: object permanence. visual preference. cross-modal transfer. causality. My choice is B

    asked on November 28, 2012
  29. social studies

    Ashley is very bold, outgoing, sociable, agreeable, and open to trying new things. Her sunny personality can probably be attributed: A. more to environment than heredity. B. more to intelligence than to any other factor. C. more to heredity than

    asked on September 29, 2012
  30. social studies

    Frick and Frack are 35-year-old identical twins separated in infancy and reared apart. Frick and Frack were recently reunited for the first time since birth. They have discovered that they have many things in common. Both twins have high IQs, both have

    asked on September 29, 2012
  31. business

    A manager refuses to reveal company secrets despite an offer of handsome kickbacks. Which of the following reasons justifies her action if she were to subscribe to Kohlberg’s preconventional level of moral reasoning? A-An idea of the unpleasant emotions

    asked on August 27, 2013
  32. psychology

    Dr. Skinner is a behaviorist. Your co-worker, Terry, asks the good doctor why Baby Herbie gives a happy yell, smacks his lips, and grins every time Terry opens the cookie jar. Dr. Skinner is most likely to answer that Herbie: A is in the oral stage and is

    asked on November 30, 2012
  33. social studies

    Dr. Skinner is a behaviorist. Your co-worker, Terry, asks the good doctor why Baby Herbie gives a happy yell, smacks his lips, and grins every time Terry opens the cookie jar. Dr. Skinner is most likely to answer that Herbie: A is in the oral stage and is

    asked on November 30, 2012
  34. social studies

    The number of multiple births (twins, triplets, etc.) has grown rapidly in the United States since 1980. The main reason for this increase is that: A. studies show that people are having more frequent intercourse. B. less frequent intercourse has resulted

    asked on September 28, 2012
  1. statistics

    I came up with choice A. Is that right?

    posted on April 18, 2015
  2. science

    Thanks

    posted on April 13, 2015
  3. biology

    But it could be A also, right?

    posted on April 13, 2015
  4. social studies

    An argumentative paper makes a claim about some topic or other and then justifies that claim with facts, research results, or other kinds of evidence. As the authors write, “The claim can be an opinion, a policy proposal, an evaluation, a

    posted on March 24, 2014
  5. social studies

    The answer is actually C

    posted on March 24, 2014
  6. social studies

    thank you :-)

    posted on March 24, 2014
  7. S.S. Check answers

    10.= C.

    posted on December 2, 2013
  8. business

    I looked over one more time and changed my answer to A. Am I right?

    posted on August 27, 2013
  9. social studies

    Ok, then what DO YOU think it is?

    posted on January 31, 2013
  10. social studies

    I agree, but would it be C or D?

    posted on January 17, 2013
  11. social studies

    I read a little more into it and the answer is B. right?

    posted on September 29, 2012