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  • Mastering a Skill

    Mastering a Skill

    People use many simple skills on a daily basis. Most of these skills we just take for granted as a part of normal everyday life. They are something we do not think about as skills that we have been either taught or mastered through our own techniques. Many of these skills go undetected and just feel natural or instinctive to most. However, there are skills that some people have that allow them to be more

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    Submitted: April 24, 2010 By: Mike
  • Mastering the Art of Listening

    Mastering the Art of Listening

    Mastering the art of listening Jacqueline Washington Axia College University of Phoenix IT 105 Skills for Learning in an Information Age Heidi Koppenhofer January 14, 2006 Learning how to listen is needed in everyday life but, it is essential in order to have a successful relationship. That relationship may be comprised of a mother and child a husband, and his wife, or a boss, and an employee. No matter who the relationship involves it is

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Janna
  • Mastering the Skill Called Poker

    Mastering the Skill Called Poker

    Mastering the Skill Called Poker A certain skill that all people should take the time to master in their lifetime is the skill of Poker. Some people claim that learning the skill of Poker is only in support of playing a game; others would disagree. If Poker was just a game, more people would play it. But since Poker is a skill, most people never learn the skill because they never take the time to

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    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: July
  • Mastering Time Management

    Mastering Time Management

    A skill that I believe most people do not have or use and could benefit from, including myself, is time management. The busy world of today can throw many obstacles at any single person, and if we do not know how to manage our time effectively it can become very overwhelming. There have been many days I believed that there was not enough time in one day to do the things I needed to do.

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Matching You with Your Mate

    Matching You with Your Mate

    Is it really better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all? Some of the couples today make that statement seem to be the ultimate truth and others make it questionable. Some appear to be perfect for each other, and others can cause you to wonder just what it is that they have in common. From a girl's point of view, there are many different types of boyfriends with various behaviors

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: regina
  • Mate Selection Process in Pakistan and Palestine

    Mate Selection Process in Pakistan and Palestine

    Pakistan Mate selection process Mate selection in Pakistan largely depends on whether your family comes from a rural area, or an urban area (Malik, 2006). In rural and tribal areas, individuals who are not married are not allowed to meet and take up relations at free will (Malik, 2006). Also, any contact with the opposite sex is looked upon unfavorably in these areas of Pakistan (Malik, 2006). In small towns or villages, women or elder

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    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Anna
  • Material Girl

    Material Girl

    The short story, “The Necklace”, by Guy De Maupassant, is about the life of a woman and her husband living in France in the early 1880’s. Mathilde is a very materialistic person who is never content with anything in her life. She is married to a humble clerk in the Ministry of Education who is not rich but brings home enough to survive. He enjoys the simpler things in life, yet his wife, cannot. Nothing

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    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Material Possessions

    Material Possessions

    Diamonds, colored diamonds, rubies, gold, platinum, a Range Rover, a Cadillac, multimillion dollar houses we all aspire to own things like these. Music videos like those on BET and Mtv glorify the platinum chains and fast cars of the performers. Many people believe that what they see in videos is real. Although, the cars and jewelry you see in videos today don’t even belong to the performers. The items are usually rented directly from the

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Jack
  • Math

    Math

    MATH A180: CALCULUS Spring 2015 TTH 11:10am-1:45pm Instructor: Aisha Bourouis Email: abourouis@occ.cccd.edu. If you need to contact me, I strongly recommend you to use email. Required Material: WebAssign Access Code (Class Key: occ.cc.ca-8197-2507 ). Optional Hard copy text of Single Variable Calculus 7Ed. Early Transcendentals by J. Stewart. Course description: This is the first course in the calculus sequence. It satisfies the sequence for majors in Math, Science, or Engineering. Topics include limits, derivatives of

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    Submitted: October 14, 2015 By: rperez110
  • Math Graph Story

    Math Graph Story

    Between study group, debate, and chess tournaments there wasn't much of a social scene around Winchester University in Omaha, Nebraska. The school year at this college was year round, but the students were given a 30 day summer vacation in July. The majority of the students went back home to visit their families during this time. But as juniors at the University Charles, Fredrick, and Stanley, all childhood buddies, decided it was time for a

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    Essay Length: 310 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Math Graph Story

    Math Graph Story

    Between study group, debate, and chess tournaments there wasn't much of a social scene around Winchester University in Omaha, Nebraska. The school year at this college was year round, but the students were given a 30 day summer vacation in July. The majority of the students went back home to visit their families during this time. But as juniors at the University Charles, Fredrick, and Stanley, all childhood buddies, decided it was time for a

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    Essay Length: 310 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 9, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Math History

    Math History

    Mathematics starts with counting. It is not reasonable, however, to suggest that early counting was mathematics. Only when some record of the counting was kept and, therefore, some representation of numbers occurred can mathematics be said to have started. In Babylonia mathematics developed from 2000 BC. Earlier a place value notation number system had evolved over a lengthy period with a number base of 60. It allowed arbitrarily large numbers and fractions to be represented

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Math Lcm

    Math Lcm

    There are three easy and simple ways to find the least common multiple of two numbers: the set intersection method, the prime factorization method, and the build-up method. The build-up method is a method to find the lowest common multiple or more commonly know as the LCM. In the build up method you express the numbers in their prime factor exponential form just like you do in the prime factorization method. This method to find

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    Essay Length: 350 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 9, 2010 By: Victor
  • Math Portfolio 1

    Math Portfolio 1

    This unit's main goal was to use similar triangles to measure the length of a shadow. While using the variables D, H, and L, we have figured out a formula to measure a shadow's length. In order to do this though, everyone had to learn the basic concepts of similarity, congruence, right triangles, and trigonometry. Similarity and congruence were two very important factors because they helped us learn about angles and the importance of triangles.

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    Essay Length: 488 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Yan
  • Math Problem

    Math Problem

    JULIA RUBIANO PHASE 5 INDIVIDUAL PROJECT 3/16/06 1. An employee of the National Parks Service told you about a location in Washington, DC. It is a large grassy area south of the White House known as the Ellipse. The National Tree Lighting Ceremony is held annually on the Ellipse. Because the President officiates at this event, the Secret Service makes calculations which they use in planning security. The Ellipse is actually an ellipse with major

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Yan
  • Math Studies

    Math Studies

    Criteria A: Introduction I am researching to find out if a person’s sleeping habits can really be directly in effect with the weight of that person. I plan to find out whether the stress caused by lack of sleep can attribute to a person’s malnutrition or oversleeping can result in a person being overweight, or vice versa. In order to test this theory I will get data needed by surveying various people (but taking in

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    Essay Length: 559 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Mathabance

    Mathabance

    Differences between children and their parents have been going on since the beginning of time. In "My Father's Tribal Rule", Mark Mathabane and his father are , in short, at each others throats. Throughout the duration of the story, you feel as though you can feel the tension rising between the two. To understand the conflict that is presented in the title, you have to know that Mathabanes father grew up in a tribe doing

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    Essay Length: 367 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Mathematics, Education, and Music?

    Mathematics, Education, and Music?

    Mathematics, Education, and Music? This article is very interesting in bringing up points and ideas of mathematics that I had never thought of. Dr. Heinz Gotze states that Mathematics is much like music. After Beethoven would play, he goes on, people wouldn't say "Hey, what was the use of that?". People, however, constantly are trying to determine the purpose of mathematics. The truth is there is no set purpose. Math is not a well discussed

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    Essay Length: 314 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Edward
  • Maths B

    Maths B

    Task 1. a). INSERT COMPLETE GRAPH The ball quickly reaches the highest point which is closest to the CBR. The displacement then increases as gravity acts upon the ball, moving it away from the CBR unit and thus increasing the displacement. This time - displacement graph mimics a parabolic function. b). This region (shown below) has been selected since the region 0.83 < x < 1.39 is irrelevant due to the ball being stationary or

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    Essay Length: 489 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Maths Courseworkgcse Maths Coursework Guidelines

    Maths Courseworkgcse Maths Coursework Guidelines

    GCSE Maths Coursework Guidelines The following guidelines are suggestions for how to tackle a piece of coursework in Maths. They reflect the marking criteria that is sent from the exam board: Introduction Describe the problem you have been set - often giving an example will help here. Describe how you are going to tackle the problem. If you can, suggest why your method is a sensible. Collect the Results Obtain the information needed - in

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    Essay Length: 325 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: July
  • Maths-Shapes Investagation

    Maths-Shapes Investagation

    GCSE Maths Coursework - Shapes Investigation Summary I am doing an investigation to look at shapes made up of other shapes (starting with triangles, then going on squares and hexagons. I will try to find the relationship between the perimeter (in cm), dots enclosed and the amount of shapes (i.e. triangles etc.) used to make a shape. From this, I will try to find a formula linking P (perimeter), D (dots enclosed) and T (number

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Mike
  • Mattel’s Product Safety

    Mattel’s Product Safety

    Mattel was believed to be one of the most trusted toy companies around the world that operated in 155 countries. They produce the most famous toys for children, such as Barbie, Cabbage patch kids, Fisher-Price, and some many other amazing toys. Beyond concerns about marketing to children, Mattel, Inc. is making a serious commitment to business ethics. For example, Mattel instituted a code of conduct called "Global Manufacturing Principles." These principles required all business partners

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Maui Land & Pineapple

    Maui Land & Pineapple

    Running head: MAUI LAND & PINEAPPLE Maui Land & Pineapple I. FIRM DESCRIPTION Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc. is a Hawaiian corporation that was started in 1909. It has two major operating companies, Maui Pineapple Company, Ltd, and Kapalua Land Company, Ltd., and it also has several other wholly owned subsidiaries. The company concentrates on selling pineapple products and developing resorts and commercial property (Mauiland.com). ML &P owns about 28,600 acres including 1,650 acres

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Artur
  • Maxwell McCombs and Donald Shaw - Agenda Setting

    Maxwell McCombs and Donald Shaw - Agenda Setting

    Maxwell McCombs and Donald Shaw first used the term "agenda-setting" during a study in 1972. In the study, the researchers interviewed 100 undecided voters in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and asked them what issues they were most interested about in the up coming election. Throughout a study the researchers found out that, there was a relationship between the media agenda and the public agenda. McCombs and Shaw came up with the concept that the press

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    Submitted: March 9, 2010 By: Jessica
  • May Day and Usa

    May Day and Usa

    In "Mary French," Dos Passos draws a definitive line between his feelings on capitalism and socialism, as well as the rich and the poor. The parallel lives of Eveline Johnson and Mary French reveal Dos Passos's distinct attitudes in regards to the upper and lower classes of society. As a member of high society, Eveline Johnson exemplifies Dos Passos's attitudes of the rich. These attitudes begin to take shape as Mary French enters the party,

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    Submitted: May 4, 2010 By: regina
  • Maya Angelou at Rutgers

    Maya Angelou at Rutgers

    Maya Angelou was raised in segregated rural Arkansas. She is a poet, historian, author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director. She lectures throughout the United States and abroad and is Reynolds professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University in North Carolina since 1981. She has published ten best selling books and numerous magazine articles earning her Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award nominations. At the request of President Clinton, she wrote and delivered

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: David
  • Maya Angelou's "champion of the World"

    Maya Angelou's "champion of the World"

    Maya Angelou's "Champion of the World" My Big Game It was pre-game warm-ups and everyone on my team was excited and ready to play our long time rivals the Everett Crimson Tide. It was great day to play baseball, sunny and hardly any wind. There were already tons of eager and excited fans sitting in the stands waiting for the game to begin. As game time approached all us athletes started to become impatient, it

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    Submitted: June 11, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Maya Angelou's the Graduation

    Maya Angelou's the Graduation

    Maya Angelou's The Graduation Throughout life graduation, or the advancement to the next distinct level of growth, is sometimes acknowledged with the pomp and circumstance of the grand commencement ceremony, but many times the graduation is as whisper soft and natural as taking a breath. In the moving autobiographical essay, "The Graduation," Maya Angelou effectively applies three rhetorical strategies - an expressive voice, illustrative comparison and contrast, and flowing sentences bursting with vivid simile and

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    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • Mayan and Aztec Mythology

    Mayan and Aztec Mythology

    Mayan and Aztec Mythology The Origin of the Sun and the Moon This book is called Mayan and Aztec Mythology. Written by Michael A. Schuman. I choose to write my report about this myth because it was the most interesting. I find Mayan and Aztec mythology to be the most grotesque myths I have ever read. This myth was about two boys by the name of Hunahpu and Vucub. They were twin brothers who loved

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    Essay Length: 492 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Janna
  • Mayfield

    Mayfield

    It was a long drive for an eight year old, the hum of the motor nearly always put me to sleep, but when we turned on that road an alarm clock seemed to leap inside of me. We were here. It was always silent when we first arrived, you could hear the crunch of the gravel under the tires. The sound of the wind ruffling through the flag and the smell of the dust greeted

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    Essay Length: 369 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 24, 2010 By: Anna
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