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My grandfather, who lost his short-term memory sometime during the first Eisenhower Administration, calls me into his study because he wants to tell me the story he’s never told anybody before again. . . . My grandfather slams the door and motions me to the chair in front of his desk. I’ll be thirteen in two weeks. “There’s something I want to tell you, son,” he says. “Something I’ve never told anybody. You think you’re ready? You think you’ve got the gumption?” “I think so.” “Think so?” “I know so, sir. I know I’ve got the gumption.” . . . “It was late,” he says. “Someone knocked on my stateroom door. I leaped up. In those days I slept in uniform—shoes, too.” My grandfather smiles. His face is so perfectly round that his smile looks like a gash in a basketball. I smile back. “Don’t smile,” he says. “Just because I’m smiling, don’t assume I couldn’t kill you right now. Know that about a man.” Source: Orner, Peter. “The Raft.” The Atlantic Online. The Atlantic Monthly Company, Apr. 2000. Web. 10 May 2011. Which point of view does the text use?

My grandfather, who lost his short-term memory sometime during the first Eisenhower Administration, calls me into his study because he wants to tell me the story he’s never told anybody before again. . . . My grandfather slams the door and motions me to the chair in front of his …

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Why does the argument presented below NOT prove the point being argued? "You should not hire Leah. Last week, her boyfriend drove all the way from Oklahoma to Illinois to see her, and after he arrived, she broke up with him. Can you believe that? Why couldn't she have done that over the phone or something? Instead, she waited until he spent all that time and money to go see her. You shouldn't hire somebody who would treat someone else like that." A. We should not feel pity for Leah. She decided to act cold and what goes around comes around. B. Leah should definitely be hired because she is the best person for the job. C. Leah's relationship with her boyfriend does not have anything to do with her qualifications for the job. D. Leah's boyfriend must have done something really bad for her to do that to him.

Why does the argument presented below NOT prove the point being argued? “You should not hire Leah. Last week, her boyfriend drove all the way from Oklahoma to Illinois to see her, and after he arrived, she broke up with him. Can you believe that? Why couldn’t she have done …

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Some life forms move so slowly that their movement cannot be detected by normal observation. The best way to determine any movement is by placing a mark at some point, and observing any change in position from it. Why is this true?

Some life forms move so slowly that their movement cannot be detected by normal observation. The best way to determine any movement is by placing a mark at some point, and observing any change in position from it. Why is this true?

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Swanson company has two divisions; sporting goods and sports gear. the sales mix is 65% for sporting goods and 35% for sports gear. swanson incurs $6,660,000 in fixed costs. the contribution margin ratio for sporting goods is 30%, while for sports gear it is 50%. the break-even point in dollars is

Swanson company has two divisions; sporting goods and sports gear. the sales mix is 65% for sporting goods and 35% for sports gear. swanson incurs $6,660,000 in fixed costs. the contribution margin ratio for sporting goods is 30%, while for sports gear it is 50%. the break-even point in dollars …

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A boy flying a kite is standing 30 ft from a point directly under the kite. if the string to the kite is 50 ft long, what is the angle of elevation of the kite (the angle between the ground where the boy is standing and the kite string)?

A boy flying a kite is standing 30 ft from a point directly under the kite. if the string to the kite is 50 ft long, what is the angle of elevation of the kite (the angle between the ground where the boy is standing and the kite string)?

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Match the term with its definition. match term definition plot a.the angle or perspective from which the story is told point of view b.the story line or action of the story exposition c.the action that follows the climax falling action d.the introduction to the characters, setting, and situation

a. The angle or perspective from which the story is told: point of view In a narrative, there is a person who recounts the events, this person is the narrator, and the perspective from which the narrator tells the story is called “point of view.” There are three types of …

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In square qrst, points u and v are midpoints. if the square has a side length of 18 mm, what is the probability that a point chosen at random in the square lies in the shaded triangle region? round the answer to the nearest thousandth. a. 0.028 b. 0.056 c. 0.125 d. 0.222

You need to determine the number of ways in which 30 competitors from 50 can qualify. First, you have to realize that the order is irrelevant, that is: it is the same competitor_1, competitor _2, competitor _3 than competitor_3, competitor_2, competitor_1, or any combination of those three competitors. So, the …

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A boat moves 60 kilometers east from point A to point B. There, it reverses direction and travels another 45 kilometers toward point A. What are the total distance and total displacement of the boat?

The gravitational force Fg between two objects is given by the equation: Fg=(G*m₁*m₂)/r₂, where G=6.67*10^-11 m³ kg⁻¹ s⁻² is the gravitational constant, m₁ and m₂ are the masses of the two bodies and r is the distance between those bodies.  Due to the gravitational attraction the pencil and the eraser will …

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