... From the given data, it can be seen that Project ‘p’ has a higher NPV as compared to Project ‘q’. Hence, if NPV is chosen as the criterion, Project ‘p’ must be preferred. However, it is also seen that Project ‘q’ has a higher IRR. Thus, form IRR point of view ‘q’ is the preferred project. Overall, there is a large difference between NPVs of the two projects while there is a smaller difference between their IRRs. Hence, Project ‘p’ should be selected over Project ‘q’. Moreover, IRR ranking is misleading here because the base investment (initial cash outflow) in the two projects is not the same. The cash outflow in Project ‘p’ ($200) is twice that of project ‘q’ ($100). Hence, it would not be appropriate to compare the two projects...

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Math Problem

This leaves the teacher with a need to fulfill their educational requirements while tackling a disability or learning capability issue within the classroom. It is here that I will cover what research has proven to be effective, some examples that I have ascertained and how I can implement them in my own classroom setting. There are multiple researches that have been done in regard to differentiated instruction, but I will only be focusing on the examples of what has been shown to be effective and what appeals to me within this research. Keywords Differentiated instruction, interdisciplinary teaching, integrated learning, thematic learning, Universal Design for Learning, Multiple Intelligence Theory, IQ test. Differentiated Instru...

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Research Paper

According to Azevedo (2005), mathematics or math games are fun activities. They usually encourage motivation, call for deep thinking, require both chance and skills, and provide multiple approaches to problem solving. These games implement certain mathematical strategies and skills by leveraging the natural inclination of the student to play. The games can either be played by an individual, a small or large group; it can be cooperative and/or competitive (Azevedo, 2005). Mathematical games have been proved to have some rewarding impacts to students. Azevedo (2005) argues that games are usually part of after-school activities. Math games can provide the students with suitable contexts for developing both socially and mathematicall...

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Research Paper

...**Math** Problem a) I constructed the first linear function based on the municipal solid waste data for 1970 and 1997 and the second linear function based on the data for 1980 and 1997. A dependent variable is the annual production of municipal solid waste in million tons. An independent variable is the number of years after 1960.
Based on the municipal solid waste data from the graph, I received such numbers for independent and dependent variables for the models.
Model 1
Model 2
Dependent Variable
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Independent Variable
121
10
152
20
217
37
217
37
Model 1:
121 = a + b*10
217 = a + b*37
The solution is a=85.4, b=3.56. Therefore, the first linear function is:
Annual MSW = 85.4+3.56*(Number of years after...

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Math Problem

...Death Penalty Thesis ment: The statistics used in death penalty cases can be used to argue for or against the practice, but rarely are all of the real statistics given.
Outline
I. Introduction
II. Pro Death Penalty Statistics
a. Victims
b. Death Row Inmates with Prior Convictions
III. Anti Death Penalty Statistics
a. Race
b. Education Level of Death Row Inmates
IV. Real Death Penalty Statistics
a. Race
b. Number of Executions since 1930
V. Conclusion
The statistics used in death penalty cases can be used to argue for or against the practice, but rarely are all of the real statistics given. Pro death penalty advocates generally state crime statistics, while anti death penalty advocates cite the cost... Penalty Thesis ment: ...

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Essay

... XXXXX Number: XXXXX XXXXX XXXXXX XXXXX of XXXXX XX – Jun - 2010
Mathematics - Assignment
A. What kind of correlation do you expect to find between annual income and amount spent on car? Will it be positive or negative? Will it be a strong relationship? Base your answer on your personal guess as well as by looking through the data.
The two variables, annual income and amount spent on car are expected to have a positive correlation. The main reason is that when the income is higher, people tend to spend more on their cars. Moreover, the relationship between the two variables is expected to be strong.
Based on the data given, it is evident that the annual income and the amount spent on car are directly proportional to one... XXXXX Number:...

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Essay

...DQ Rational expression is very much similar to fraction and therefore doing operations—adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing—with rationalexpressions is similar to doing operations with fractions. When we multiply rational expressions, we multiply numerators and multiply denominators. For dividing by a rational expression, we multiply by its reciprocal. For adding and subtracting rational expressions, we take least common multiple, (LCM) of denominators so as to have same denominator in every expressions and than we add (or subtract) the numerators. Both fractions and rational expressions follow the same rule for doing operations. Therefore, understanding how to work with one kind of problem can help understand how... Rational...

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...Wk4 DQ **elementary** **Math** Success in mathematics does not depend on their ability to solve mathematical problems but their understanding of the solution. If confronted by parents concerning the scenario I will respond as follows.
Mathematics is different from other subjects taught in **elementary** school and, therefore, students require a different approach. Teaching mathematics involves linking abstract ideas and reality. In this case, an abstract idea might be a mathematics formula while reality can be the real life implication of mathematical concept behind the formulae. The mind of an average student does not have this ability. My use of manipulative is to enhance understanding of abstract ideas. In addition, mathematics is not an attractive...

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Coursework

...Mathematics 156 **MATHS** 156 Mathematics is a fundamental taught in many schools worldwide. Many people have defined it as the subject that entails playing around with figures while to others it is a behemoth subject and a real quagmire to deal with. Learning mathematics involves familiarizing oneself with figures, numbers and symbols which might appear peculiar for the first time but once one learn how to play with the figures as others say, then mathematics become interesting and easy. Symbols or operations commonly used are fractions, decimals, division and multiplication just to mention a few. Multiplication or division can be done by using fractional and division forms which have some advantages and disadvantages.
Advantages of using...

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Personal Statement

Introduction The two problems addressed signify critique on particular cases in which misuse of statistics is involved. One problem requires analytical evaluation of statement derived from a magazine advertisement while the second problem deals with justifying a reason a survey question can generate evaluation outcomes filled with errors. On each exercise, the type of statistical misrepresentation is identified, detailing how either scenario may not be a reliable source of info or formal query for research purposes.

Comment on this statement taken from a magazine advertisement: “In a recent clinical study, Brand ABC* was proved to be 1950 percent better than creatine!” Actual brand will not be named (Sobecki et al., p. 810).

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Speech or Presentation

...OPINION In the present case, the testamentary document, that is the will, merely s that the testator leaves $100000 to Tom; insofar as the **question** of bequeathing the money goes, it has been bequeathed absolutely and unconditionally to Tom.
Where a person obtains an absolute conveyance for a particular purpose and then uses it for another purpose, the courts will interfere on grounds of fraud;1 but this restriction is not to be interpreted as being a bar on the power of the beneficiary to use the gift/ transfer property for any other purpose than what the donor may have intended without a specific agreement between the donor and the beneficiary to that effect.
In fact, even in cases where the donee has expressed his intention to use...

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Case Study

Trespass on land, goods, and person is altogether the most common type of tort, but in all cases, the main concern is the allocation of responsibility for whatever losses are sustained. For anyone party to be held responsible for violation of the tort law, the claimant must establish that there is a duty of care and that there has been a breach of that duty to cause damage or loss to the claimant that needs to be compensated by an award of damages. There is a breach of the duty-of-care principle if the defendant is proven to have failed to do what a reasonable person will do in the situation presented.

Francesca was a chambermaid of good standing at Hulton hotel until a regular hotel guest stormed into the manager&rsquo...

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Case Study

Basically, where he drew a comparison between the two, was by equating their attempt to explain concepts and constructs therein, by the use of numbers (Pythagoras) and ideas (Plato).

Aristotle believed that these were comparable in the sense, that these were arrangements of convenience, wherein additions or subtractions in the notions could be contrived at a theoretical convenience, just so that a link could be established amongst the theoretical construct originally proposed by them. Aristotle believed that Plato advocated the notion that forms (ideas) cause both existence and generation. On the other hand, Aristotle felt that Pythagoras supported the idea that numbers try to explain the connotation of the universe and...

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Assignment

Potassium or K and Calcium or Ca has shown greater Mean Residence Time in rainforest chaparral when compared to temperate forests whereas Phosphorus or P demonstrates maximum variance in Mean Residence Time.

In general, plant productivity and Mean Residence Time are such that one increases whilst the other decreases. In subarctic regions, there is low plant productivity and greater Mean Residence Time.

In tropical forests, the mean residence time of nutrients is influenced by higher temperatures than in subarctic forests. Therefore, there is a vast difference in the MRT of nutrients pertaining to the tropical rainforest and the subarctic forest.

Nuclear fission weapons tests in 1961 released radioa...

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Cosmopolitan/Communitarian divide relates to a dispute on whether or not the state or the species stand in for the limit of human society. In Campbell’s distinguished definition, he explained justice as “like the pre-original, anarchic relation to the other, and akin to the undecidable. It represents the domain of the impossible and the unrepresentable that lies outside and beyond the limit of the possible and the representable.” (1994, p. 472)

In general, there are two contrasting positions in understanding international justice and intervention. In its universal sense, the two perspectives can be distinguished as a particularist and universalist. One perceives in a state-centric manner while the othe...

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Literature review

...English law, having committed itself to a rather technical and schematic doctrine of contract, in application takes a practical approach, often at the cost of forcing the facts to fit uneasily into the marked slots of offer, acceptance and consideration.’
New Zealand Shipping Co v Satterthwaite & Co [1975] AC 154, 167, per Lord Wilberforce.
To what extent do you agree with Lord Wilberforce’s analysis of the way in which the courts approach **questions** as to the formation of contracts? Give your reasons.
In order to be able to comment on Lord Wilberforce’s analysis it is necessary to discuss the facts of the case in **question**. The case of New Zealand Shipping Co v Sattherthwaite [1975]1 concerned the right of the defendant to terminate...

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Essay

According to Gee & Gee (1999), delivering the best customer service includes: having the right attitude, understanding the customer’s needs, communicating clearly, taking action, and ensuring customer satisfaction. A professional approach and making the most of the opportunities for excellence that present themselves are advocated by Bonomo (2002).

I was eager to face challenging situations and resolve problems to the clients’ satisfaction. In one such situation, a client arrived in a hurry for a meeting. He introduced himself as X, a large-scale exporter of petroleum products from the United Kingdom. He wished to discuss and finalize a mutually beneficial contract related to the regular, wholesale purch...

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Assignment

... 11/17 American Literature The different works of the Native Americans show several similarities and differences to other culturesand peoples, creating a universal thought process in other forms. When reading the pieces of literature, it can be seen that the similarities are defined as the religious or spiritual processes, as well as human nature that is widely accepted as a popular concept. However, the differences are reliant on the cultural affiliations and traditions which are created among the different cultures, specifically which define a sense of uniqueness among those practicing this tradition.
An example of the similarities can be read in stories such as At the Time of the White Dawn. The main example is one... 11/17 American...

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The assessment plan and tools had targeted students in need of communication skills. This would be done by making the plan and tools to be available to the candidates so that they can have full knowledge concerning the procedures and the process of assessment well before the assessment commences. The assessment plan and instruments assessed communication skills, interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, and self-management.

The assessment tool and plan were trails by reviewed them through a pilot testing of other candidates. All the reasonable and required adjustments and procedures from the trail were reviewed. The assessment plan and tools were validated by making sure that the focus of the assessment was on relev...

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...The happiest refugee Prologue **Questions** Directions: Write the answers to the following **questions** in complete sentences Why does Anh call Dad a hypocrite?
He believes his dad is a hypocrite because he says him and his mother are happy because he married the right woman yet he left them and their mother he was still young thirteen years.
2. What does Anh actually end up doing when he meets Dad? What are his feelings? He engages in a conversation with his dad, laughs and feigns enjoyment. Although he keeps wondering if he should head butt his dad or not, wonders who the woman that opens the door is, if the baby is his kid and what a shitty place his dad lives in.
He is feeling confused inside and seething with anger and hatred and violence...

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