Results for: Evening-standard

Where is the block heater on a 2003 Chevy venture van Or is it even a standard part?

Hi, In most cases these heaters are NOT installed. About the only exception is if it was added by a dealer where it was originally sold. This happens more often when the van (MORE)

Why isn't carbon fiber used to make footballll helmets even thought it is stronger and lighter than polycarbonate the standard material for footballll helmet shells?

Carbon fiber is a lighter and stronger material to use and would theoretically be an ideal material to use for a football helmet. The problem is that carbon fiber has poor imp (MORE)
In Grammar

When use 'even if' or 'even though'?

Use "even if" when it is followed by something contrary to fact (not believed to be true). For example: Even if pigs could fly, they would not go to the trouble of doing it. (MORE)

Why would a car with a standard transmission not go uphill even in first gear?

Hey Richard==I imagine the clutch is weak and slipping. Have it checked out and replaced if necessary. GoodluckJoe A temporary "fix" is to buy some baby powder. Find an access (MORE)

Stocks 101: Learn Stock Market Basics

The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)

Write a java program that reads an unspecified number of integer from standard input and adds the even numbers and adds the positive numbers?

  // set up buffered reader to pull from standard input BufferedReader in = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(System.in)); int sumEvens = 0; int sumOdds = 0; (MORE)
In Numbers

Why are even numbers called even?

This is just an arbitrary convention, based perhaps on the fact  that each 'even' number can be divided into equal portions. The  'odd' numbers are not curious in any manner (MORE)