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  • Shout-out: Do you have an interest in poetry? Or are pursuing Literature as a course of study?

    Visit my wordpress blog at It's still work-in-operation, but I try to feature a wide range of poets and poems. Of course, if you have any blogs/ websites regarding Literature, feel free to share them here :)

    2 AnswersPoetry6 years ago
  • Samsung S3 Mini phone 10 points for answer?

    I (very) often unintentionally let the battery of my mobile phone drain to 0%. The other week, it won't charge up at all and following advice, I took the battery out and placed it back in. It worked. Today the same thing happened but even when I took the battery out, the phone shows the charging sign for a few seconds and goes completely black after. No response even after pressing the on-off button for 20 secs. Any suggestions besides getting a new battery?

    1 AnswerCell Phones & Plans6 years ago
  • Poem by Rupert Brooke! 10 points!?

    "The stars, a jolly company,

    I envied, straying late and lonely;

    And cried upon their revelry"

    This is part of the poem called "The Jolly Company". Do you think "straying late and lonely" refers to the speaker or the stars?

    1 AnswerPoetry6 years ago
  • Math calculation! 10 pts?

    I've been calculating this many times over but the number I got just doesn't tally with the given.

    I scored 36/60 in total for part 1 of my test and 32/75 for part 2.

    Part 1 is worth 40% of the total and part 2 is worth 60%.

    Can someone help me calculate the overall percentage points?

    4 AnswersMathematics6 years ago
  • Please answer! About blood thinners?

    How do blood thinners work and should one stop consuming them before a heart surgery?

    1 AnswerMedicine6 years ago
  • Anyone who has read "A Clockwork Orange", please answer!?

    What do you understand by the phrase "to ooze juicily at the last round the bearded lips of God"? This is from Part 1 Chapter 2, an excerpt from F. Alexander's book (with the same title as the actual novel).

    Appreciate any interpretations!

    5 AnswersBooks & Authors6 years ago
  • George Orwell's 1984?

    In 1984, why is English Socialism associated with totalitarianism? Was this also happening in the real world (in the 1940s a.k.a. when Orwell was writing the novel)?

    1 AnswerBooks & Authors6 years ago
  • 10 points (: Question on Catcher in the Rye?

    In chapter 12, Holden says "It was pretty quiet, though, because Ernie was playing the piano. It was supposed to be something holy, for God's sake, when he sat down at the piano. Nobody's that good."

    I'm confused as to how this should be interpreted. Does Holden mean to say that the music piece is holy, but in actuality, nobody's that pure/ religious? Or does he mean that Ernie sitting down at the piano is holy because he's such an exceptional and inspirational performer?

    Please clarify!

    1 AnswerBooks & Authors6 years ago
  • Sartre vs. Descartes?

    Please help!

    Descartes theorised, 'I think, therefore I am'. Sartre said that as human beings, we can choose to be whatever we want.

    Aren't they similar then? Say, if a human being is an animal because he/she thinks that he/she is an animal, doesn't this fall under both Descartes (he/she thinks, therefore he/she is an animal) and Sartre?

    Please correct me!

    7 AnswersPhilosophy7 years ago
  • 10 points suggestions for a real-world problem?

    Teenagers these days seem to have an aversion for healthy drinking habits, preferring soft drinks etc to plain water.

    I'll really appreciate any of you who can provide suggestions (be it in terms of a campaign / changes to water bottles) as to how they can be encouraged to drink more plain water.


    1 AnswerOther - Health7 years ago
  • help with economics concepts pls?

    Why is that my textbook describes income elasticity of demand as being reflected by the extent of shift in the demand curve? What is the logic behind it?

    1 AnswerEconomics7 years ago
  • what is dy/dx when the normal is parallel to x axis?

    I know that dy/dx is 0 when the tangent of a line is parallel to the x axis. But how about for the normal?

    2 AnswersMathematics7 years ago
  • help with a rate of change qn 10 pts?

    The perimeter of a circular sector is 30cm.

    (I) Write down an equation relating the radius and angle of the sector.

    (II) The radius increases at a rate of 5cm/s^-1. Find the rate at which the angle of the sector is changing when the radius is 10cm.

    Do explain it step by step because it is a new topic to me.

    1 AnswerMathematics8 years ago
  • help with an economics qn please?

    I am trying to understand the idea of complementary goods: coffee and sugar. Technically, if the supply of coffee were to fall, its equilibruim price and quantity will rise. What then happens to sugar? I looked at it from two perspectives:

    1) Eqm price of coffee rises, qty dd falls, and dd for sugar drops

    2) Eqm qty of coffee rises and dd for sugar rises.

    Can anyone help to reconcile the two ideas? :( ultimately, what is the effect on sugar?

    1 AnswerEconomics8 years ago
  • please help with a differentiation question 10 pts?

    The curve C has parametric equations x=t^2+4t and y=t^3+t^2.

    The tangent to the curve at the point A where t=2 is denoted by k.

    (I) find the cartesian equation of k

    (II) the tangent k meets the curve C again at point B. Use a non calculator method to find the coordinates of B.

    I just need help with part II of the question.


    2 AnswersMathematics8 years ago
  • help with rate of change qn please?

    A circular cylinder is expanding in such a way that at a time t seconds, the length of the cylinder is 20x cm and the area of the cross section is x cm^2. Given that when x=5, the area of the cross section is increasing at a rate of 0.025 cm^2 s^-1, find the length of the cylinder.

    1 AnswerMathematics8 years ago
  • Help with a math differentiation qn please?

    For the curve with equation x^2 - y^2 + 2xy + 4 = 0, find the coordinates of each point at which the tangent is parallel to the x axisl

    2 AnswersMathematics8 years ago
  • Please help with an inequality sum?

    3/x + x/2 < 0

    Solving it by algebraic method leaves me with no real solution. But when I plotted a graph using the GC, my answer is x <0.

    Can anyone explain?

    3 AnswersMathematics8 years ago
  • 10 points question on terrorism!?

    Is the war on terrorism preventive or preemptive? I am trying to understand the issue in a holistic manner, so please back up your claim with relevant explanations.


    3 AnswersLaw Enforcement & Police8 years ago