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Which U.S. National Park located east of the Mississippi River?
acadia national park
identify the noble gas, discovered in 1898 from the residue of liquid air, that has an atomic number of 54
the hypotenuse of a 30-60-90 degree triangle is 14cm long. find the perimeter of the triangle. be sure to include the correct unites
21 + 7 radical 3 cm
with regard to television display, what is the meaning of the acronym HD?
in jane austen's pride and prejudice, which important family include five unmarried daughters?
the bennett family
during wwII, his nickname was "old blood and guts." who was this famous american general whose film biography won the academy award for best picture in 1970?
george s. patton
translate the spanish word "suerte" into english
identify the metric equivalent of the u.s. unit of horsepower
which eleven-letter adjective is used before the word "mark" to refer to any of several notations above or below a letter in word to indicate pronunciation?
find the limit as x approaches infinity of 1/x
identify the samuel tayler coleridge poem that describes a summer palace named xanadu
in english grammar, what punctuation is used to indicate a short poetry title?
give the name of the biological class that includes the sharks, rays, and skates
theatrical workers, whether production, construction or administrative are often referred to by what four-letter noun that begins with the letter "g"?
mean, median, mode, variance, range, and standard deviation are all terms associated with which branch of mathematics?
which war was the setting in earnest hemingway's a farewell to arms?
what is the name of the capital city of the african nation of sudan?
identify the eight-letter verb, beginning with the letter "b", that means to give a gift to someone through one's last will and testament
how many times louder is a sound of 40 decibels compared to a sound of 10 decibels?
a fallen caryatid was added to this work's upper left. a falling man and a crouching woman in its upper-right inspired another work by its artist, je suis belle, and its uppermost figures are a set of three shades. it also includes ugolino and his children and was the original home of the thinker. name this auguste rodin work, a massive pair of doors based on dante's inferno.
the gates of hell
this character kills george, the peach orchard guard who had killed his friend, former preacher jim casy. his family includes older brother noah, who stays to fish the colorado; smart-aleck younger brother Al; and sister Rose of Sharon. he violated parole on a murder charge by moving from oklahoma to california during the dust bowl. name this main character of john steinbeck's novel the grapes of wrath.
in 2011 this nation's northernmost department, Peten, witnessed the murder of 27 farm workers. that attack was blamed on drug cartels from this country's largest neighbor. in 2010, the u.s. apologized to this latin american natioin for conducting syphilis studies here in the 1940s. alvaro colom leads which central american country that is home to rigoberta menchu and which borders belize and mexico?
in this musical, one character's father sings "get me to the church on time," while another yearns for a better life in "wouldn't it be loverly." including songs "i could have danced all night" and "the rain in spain" this musical is based on george bernard shaw's pygmalion. name this musical about eliza doolittle's speech training with hengry higgins whose film version features audrey hepburn.
my fair lady
kue xing, the chinese god of examinations, was one of these individuals. another, jehosahaphat, is strangled by piccolino, the title of one of a par lagerkvist novel. four of them hold up the sky in norse mythology, in which their number includes the sons of ivaldi. star-like objects that cannot sustain fusion are known as "brown" ones. name these excellent smiths known for being really short.
this letter names a methold to approximate the standard error of a transformed random variable as well as a function that is 0 everywhere except at one point, where it is infinite. in addition to the kronecker and dirac functions named for this letter, it denotes input variation in the definintion of a limit along with epsilon. name this greek letter whose capital denotes change and looks like a trangle
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