Essays Tagged: "Fraction"

Female Discrimination in the Labor Force

of men. Many women in similar occupations as men, and having thesame qualifications are only paid a fraction of what their male counterparts are paid. Theonly reasonable explanation that can be found ...

(5 pages) 396 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies


organs. Every year more than 25,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with TB disease. That's only a fraction of the amount of people who carry the Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Mycobacterium tuberculosi ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

My day of work on Franklin, a gambit

, and of course a good college leads to success. I want to be successful.' With my mind made in a fraction of a second, I tell Chris that I can't go due to my essay. I just sacrificed my day of lei ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

My First Murder

however, I killed for the carnal sake of killing. Taking this life did not feelwrong until the fraction of a second after it was too late. I remember vividly the pride Ifelt in my steady aim, ...

(4 pages) 65 0 3.0 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Hackers Manifesto

junior high or high school. I've listened to teachers explain for thefifteenth time how to reduce a fraction. I understand it. 'No, Ms. Smith, Ididn't show my work. I did it in my head...'Damn kid. Pr ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


junior high or high school. I've listened toteachers expain for the fifteenth time how to reduce a fraction. I understand it 'No, Ms.Smith, I didn't show my work. I did it in my head...' Damn kid . P ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

How are automatic stabilizers used to combat inflation

rginal propensity to consume, and decreasing consumption. The marginal propensity to consume is the fraction of any change in disposable income spent for consumer goods. If this decreases, demand will ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Cryogenics and the future

a different measurement called the Kelvin (K). The Kelvin scale for Cryogenics goes from 173 K to a fraction of a Kelvin above absolute zero. There are also two main sciences used in cryogenics, and t ...

(6 pages) 77 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

How to make a paper airplane

und the world in less than a day, cross oceans in a matter of hours, even go from city to city in a fraction of the driving time. This easy access and quickness of flight has caused it an immense popu ...

(4 pages) 97 0 2.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Youth by Henry James and The Turn of the Screw by Joseph Conrad- Vanderbilt

e. What happens during that time shapes what you will be like for the rest of your life. This small fraction of time serves as the core of what the rest of life is based around and is, for many, the b ...

(5 pages) 117 3 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Tejano Music History.

one gains from the writings is one of extreme excitement and contentment. Listening to only a small fraction of the recording collections, what is written about Tejano music holds true. Today, Tejano ...

(5 pages) 80 0 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Effects the War on Iraq has on Ancient Art.

al sites in that region. The author pointed out that there are '10,000 identified sites, but only a fraction have been explored revealing the world's earliest known villages and cities and the first e ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Moral panic.

true or false - is the media. Media can spread information easily and widely over great areas in a fraction of a second. Nonetheless, TV channels and other media types usually go deeper into such mat ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bose Einstein Condensate

levels at normal temperatures, but once the temperature goes down below a certain threshold a large fraction of the atoms will crash down to the lowest energy level. This results on a unique state as ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Victorian Femininity (A close reading of Thomas Gray's "Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat")

and basic domestic duties. It is clear that women were not allowed the freedom men were, not even a fraction of it. Gray delicately points out certain restrictions for women, in Ode on the Death of a ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Homeless Veterans

$87 billion dollar military supplement to finance a war on foreign soil, he did not request even a fraction of that amount to support those same servicemen and women who continue to fight battles on ...

(5 pages) 107 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Physiological Perception Filters

ous actor, sniffs a favourite food or hears the voice of a friend, recognition is instant. Within a fraction of a second after the eyes, nose, ears, tongue or skin is stimulated, one knows the object ... ed when odours are perceived. The average amplitude of a burst is some 100 microvolts. Each lasts a fraction of a second, for the interval between inhalation and exhalation.As important as the nerve c ...

(21 pages) 111 1 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Human Vision Defects,What is 20/20 Vision?

Visual DefectsWhat does 20/20 Vision mean?Visual acuity is expressed as a fraction. The top number refers to the distance you stand from the chart. This is usually 20 feet. T ...

(3 pages) 74 3 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays


tered. I admit that there are a few, but out of the billions of people on Earth, it is a very small fraction. We shun people who are different from us; we create weapons of mass destruction for what p ...

(2 pages) 30 2 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Supply, Demand, and Pricing

most...but most people like to fly. Airplanes give us theability to travel long distances in only a fraction of the time it would take by any otherform of transportation.The costs of air travel is eve ...

(3 pages) 579 1 2.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing