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Math and Arithmetic

What is -40 degrees Celsius to Fahrenheit?

They are the same in this case

F = 9/5 C + 32 = 1.8(-40) + 32 = -40F

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Writing and Composition

Should cursive be taught in school?

Personally, I think it’s a good thing that cursive was phased out. Replacing it with a more practical skill like typing makes a lot of sense.

However, this opens up the argument that many things taught in school are not exactly practical and could be eliminated with the ubiquity of modern technologies. Why learn basic math when we have calculators? For that matter, why learn anything when we can Google everything? It’s a slippery slope to eliminate every skill that doesn’t fall into the practical category, and I think there is something to be said for learning for the sake of learning.

That being said, many people feel like much of a child’s current curriculum will not prepare them for “real life.” There are only so many hours in a school day, so is there more value in learning how to do your own taxes versus advanced calculus? Overall, I think it’s important to have a good balance of practicality and creativity in education.

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Math and Arithmetic

How many edges does a rectangular prism have?

A rectangular prism (a cuboid) has 12 edges (also 6 faces and 8 vertices).
A rectangular prism has 12 edges 12 12 edges A rectangular prism has eight (8) edges.

It's a 688!

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Math and Arithmetic

How many faces edges and vertices does a rectangular prism have?

Faces: 6

Vertices [or corners]: 8

Edges: 12

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Math and Arithmetic

What is 220 C equal to in F?

220 deg C = 428 deg F

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Primary and Elementary School

Do schools still teach cursive writing?

In 2010, the Common Core Standards Initiative removed the requirement that cursive be taught in public elementary schools. It made sense given the rise in computer usage and a greater emphasis placed on keyboarding in the school curriculum. However, several states have since reinstated the cursive requirement, thanks to lobbyists and lawmakers who advocate for the importance of the skill. So yes, some schools do still teach cursive writing.

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Weight and Mass

Is 7g greater than 698 mg?

Yes; since one gram (g) equals 1,000 milligrams (mg), 7 grams is the same as 7,000 milligrams, which is larger than 698 milligrams.

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What was second middle passage?

The "Middle Passage" refers to the second leg in a triangular trading route that resulted in massive numbers of Africans being transported to America as slaves. The "Second Middle Passage" is a phrase coined to refer to the mass movement westward of slaves from the southern United States.

In essence, the second middle passage can be thought of as the second of two periods during which large numbers of African slaves were moved to environments that were very alien to them - a difficult experience that even further exacerbated the difficulties of slave life.

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Math and Arithmetic

How many zeros are in 34 million?

A million is 1 followed by 6 zeros, therefore 34 million is 34 followed by 6 zeros.

Environmental Issues
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What are Multiple choice questions on Environmental science?

1) What are the three R's?

2) What are three ways to help the environment?

3) What is Co2?

4) What is H2O?

5) What is O2?

6) What to trees produce?

7) What is another name for twister?

9) What % of earth is covered in water?

10) What % of earth is covered in land?

11) A green substance in leaves?

12) What is processing and reusing waste materials called?

13) What affect does global warming have?

14) What do you call the rain that contains chemical waste and causes of damage to plants and animals? a) Smog b) acid rain c) Monsoon rain d) Seasonal rain

15) What is the term used to describe a substance that can be broken down and be eaten up by microorganisms like bacteria?

a) Compound

b) Environment friendly

c) Biodegradable

d) Recycled

16) How many trees does it take to make a ton of paper?

a) 9

b) 12

c) 17

b) 24

17) How much oil does it take to process one ton of wood into paper?

a) 10 gallons

b) 45 gallons

c) 1.5 barrels

d) 3.5 barrels

18) Which of the following cannot be recycled?

A. Milk cartons

B. Plastic water bottles

C. Glass containers

D. Paper bags

E. None of the Above

19) If you recycle one ton of paper, how many trees can you save?

A. One

B. Nine

C. Seventeen

D. Thirty-five

E. One Hundred

20) How many times can glass be recycled?

A. No glass can't be recycled!

B. Once

C. Four times

D. Twenty times

E. Forever

21) The average aluminum can is made up of how much recycled aluminum?

A. 10%

B. 30%

C. 50%

D. 70%

E. 100%

22) What ways can you help save our earth?

A. Re-use your plastic bottles and bags

B. Reduce the amount of waste you produce

C. Plant a tree

D. Recycle

E. All of the Above!

23) Most of the trash your family throws away each day ends up getting.......

a) Recycle

b) Burned

c) Landfill

d) Eaten

24) Which items are recyclable?

a) Plastic milk jugs

b) Cereal boxes

c) Aluminum soda cans

d) All of the above

25) What is the environmentally friendly way to dispose of used tires?

a) Send them to a landfill

b) Recycle them into a playground matting

c) Dump them in a ditch along the roadway

d) Collect them and put them in a big pile

26) What is groundwater?

a) Water that is spilled onto the ground

b) Water beneath the ground surface

c) The bottom part of a lake or river

d) Rainwater that lands on the ground

27) What material do we throw away the most?

a) Glass

b) Paper

c) Aluminum

d) Plastic

28) How long does it take Styrofoam to break down in a landfill?

a) 10 Years

b) 50 Years

c) 100 Years

d) 500 Years

29) Used oil should be disposed of by…..

a) Dumping it on your driveway

b) Watering it down and spreading it as a fertilizer

c) Collecting it in a sealed container and taking it to an oil changing business

d) Keeping in the garage for 10 years before throwing it away in the trash

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New Delhi
Central Board of Secondary Education CBSE

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Math and Arithmetic

1.7 equls how many tenths?

None. "tenths" means there are ten, but since you are starting with almost two, it doesn't add up.

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Cricket (Sport)
The Difference Between

What are fundamental skills of Cricket?

Above all, hand-eye coordination.

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Literary Terminology

What is the definition of economy in poetry?

Using as few words as possible to convey the meaning desired.

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Kerja kursus pendidikan moral tingkatan 4?

saya mahu format untuk menghasilkan kerja kursus PM?saya nak format untuk buat kerja amal,tugasan harian dan contoh sekali

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How many zeros in 8.5 million?

Five (8,500,000).

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Syllable Count

How many syllables does the word woman have?

Two. wo-man.

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Red Shift

Can there be purple shift aswell as blue shift and red shift?

Redshift and blueshift refer to a change in frequency of light we receive from distant objects (stars, galaxies, etc.) The light can turn different colors, and purple is one of them. However, no matter what the color the light changes to, the technical term is always "redshift" if the frequency of the light decreases (normally indicating that the object is moving away from us), and "blueshift" if it increases (normally indicating that the object is moving towards us).

Blue shift and purple shift would mean the same thing because the spectrum is one-dimensional. It's like if you are in Boston, a shift towards Chicago is the same as a shift towards San Francisco.

Obviously, a purple shift is a super blue shift.

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How can poetry be defined?

Poetry is one of the four major literary art forms; the others are fiction, nonfiction, and drama. Poetry is the highly condensed, imaginative use of language, images, meter and rhyme to express the poet's thoughts and emotions, either in standard formats, such as the sonnet, or in much less structured, free form verse.

An unique art of which others use to express feelings, emotions and more

College Applications and Entrance Requirements
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US Marine Corps History and Traditions

Why you should take part in extra curricular activities?

They look good on a college resume and show you get involved with your school. Some extracurricular activities also show some of your interests.

Perhaps more importantly, they help to broaden your mind and social skills. Education isn't, or shouldn't be, just learning exam material.

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Math and Arithmetic

What is a shape called with equal sides?

a regular (then what the shape is)

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Math and Arithmetic

How do you get the mean of a data set?

Add together all the number in the data set.

Count the number of numbers in the data set.

Divide the sum by the number of values. That is the (arithmetic) mean.

If a question simply asks for the mean, it is referring to the arithmetic mean.

To find the geometric mean, count up the number of numbers in the data set and call than n. Multiply all the numbers together and take the nth root.

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Model question papers for PCM Exam for LKG?

Speak to your tutor. He or she can best advise you.

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Sentence and Word Structure

What is the syllable for chocolate?

Chocolate has 2 syllables, choc-lat, ordinarily. Because of the spelling, sometimes people say an -o- syllable in the middle.

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Math and Arithmetic

What is 3.25 in fraction form?

3.25 as a fraction is 325/100


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