Essays Tagged: "proportion"

US Congressional study

cials from each of the fifty states. In the House of Representatives, the states are represented in proportion to the population of the individual state. In the Senate, the states have two representat ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Islam In the U.S and the current stats

"peace through willing obedience to allahs fine guidance".New York is the U.S city with the highest proportion of Muslims. It has .80% of the U.S Muslims. The population of both California and New Jer ...

(2 pages) 117 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam


alcoholic parent means living with stress-stress that come at you from a dozen directions.' A high proportion of alcoholic parents abuse their children physically or sexually. And even when the situa ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.4 Jun/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


million people in the U.S. quit smoking inthe year following the 1964 surgeon general's report. The proportion of males who smoke decreased frommore than 60 percent to about 25 percent; however, the p ... adults, with about 29 percent of highschool seniors admitting to smoking in 1975; but by 1987 this proportion decreased to 18.7 percent.There are programs that exist to help smokers quit. Some involv ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

this is a college paper on MENTAL ILLNESS AS A SOCIAL PROBLEM

to be a growing problem in societies all around the world. Until the mid-twentieth century a large proportion of people who were classified as mentally ill and admitted to mental hospitals were actua ...

(15 pages) 1401 4 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Types of unemployment

nd personal failure, the extent ofunemployment is widely used as a measure of workers' welfare. The proportion ofworkers unemployed also shows how well a nation's human resources are used and servesas ...

(2 pages) 189 1 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Immigration to the US

ajority of the immigrants; the Scandinavian nations provided a substantial minority. Afterwards the proportion of immigrants from northern and Western Europe declined rapidly. In the final period, fro ... sterners (85%). (Pending Legislation) Another popular misconception is that immigrants consume a disproportionate amount of social services. The difference in percentages consumed by natives and immig ...

(6 pages) 529 0 2.9 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

How greed and ecnomics can be related. Everything in included here. Good luck!

e irrationally and unpredictably with their money, throwing all laws of economics completely out of proportion. With the exception of insanity, no economist can even begin to explain why people behave ...

(5 pages) 142 1 4.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Tjis essay explains the evolution of the atomic theory and how it has changed over the last cenutry or so.

s time. In thelate seventeen hundreds John Dalton first discovered that elements combinein specific proportions because they are made of individual atoms. Forexample, hydrogen and chlorine always comb ... e they are made of individual atoms. Forexample, hydrogen and chlorine always combine in a specific proportion tocreate hydrochloric acid. Dalton thought that atoms were small particles,like a small m ...

(2 pages) 48 1 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

This is an essay about the originality of mental health and where it is going from here. How mental health use to be viewed and how far we have come from there.

to be a growing problem in societies all around the world. Until the mid-twentieth century a large proportion of people who were classified as mentally ill and admitted to mental hospitals who were a ...

(7 pages) 410 2 4.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

How does the body achieve the functional silencing of antigen reactive clones?

ering the potential number of antigens that may be bound by these receptors it is inevitable that a proportion of them will be targeted against self components.Tolerance in the T cell repertoire.Centr ... which binds to the TCR in a manner that is independent of the Va chain and thus binds a much larger proportion of T cells than conventional the thymus self reactive TCR present at the CD4+ ...

(13 pages) 41 0 2.5 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Analysing costs, profits and break even point.

ven AnalysisAlas, this means coming to terms with numbers, something that seems to frighten a large proportion of Business Studies students. Before reaching the stage of actually drawing a break-even ... d·fixed costs also remain the same regardless of output·variable costs vary in direct proportion to outputTo calculate the break-even point the formula is: fixed costs / contribution per ...

(4 pages) 279 1 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ecstacy; A large proportion of young people, especially in Britain,are regular users of the drug Ecstasy,Adam,X or MDMA for a simple reason: it provides ....ect.

A large proportion of young people, especially in Britain,are regular users of the drug Ecstasy,Adam,X or MD ... the previous year's haul.(20) That year E was in more plentiful supply than the year before, so the proportion seized was probably less than usual. At 90 mg each, 554 kg is enough for somewhat over 6 ... mes such as E, Adam, X and EmpathyEcstasy and its effects are an important part of life for a large proportion of people in Britain, and increasingly other parts of the world, today. The establishment ...

(10 pages) 221 10 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Canadian Branch plant economies

ch plant economy refers to a convenient shorthand term to describe a regional economy where a large proportion of the employees are in establishments owned by firms whose head office lies outside the ... nce requirements, are met: The value of vehicles produced in Canada must meet or exceed a specified proportion of the manufacturer's annual sales in Canada. In other words, if manufacturers want to se ...

(12 pages) 114 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Slavery, expansion, policy: causes of the Civil War

y careless decisions made by politicians, who caused people to react with emotions that were out of proportion to the actual issues involved. Others feel that the slavery problem could have been solve ...

(4 pages) 177 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Title: two theories of right and wrong

referred to as utility or the utilitarian view of morality. Utility claims thatactions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness; wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness ...

(5 pages) 163 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

An Investigating into Fitness, Diet, Obesity and Exercise (in Britain).

fatty acids and glycerol. Fats are normally described as saturated or unsaturated, depending on the proportion of the different types of fatty acids they contain.Fats, at room temperature, are called ...

(5 pages) 203 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness


lled Bauxite. Bauxite is formed by the natural weathering of sedimentary rocks which contain a high proportion of Aluminium- bearing minerals.Aluminium is the most abundant material in the Earth's cru ... -old (Cenozoic Era) weathered dolerite and granite parent rock which has broken down to form a high proportion of aluminium-bearing minerals.How Aluminium is MadeThe third and final step in the produc ...

(6 pages) 52 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Impact of Divorce on Children.

giving them emotional distress that would last for a lifetime. "Some studies suggesting that a high proportion of children that are negatively affected by divorce are biased due to clinical samples th ...

(4 pages) 239 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Explanation of moral panic, examples from the uk.

and such stories sold papers. The public reaction against this sub-culture was infact wildly out of proportion with the truth, but not with the facts portrayed by the media.The model as Cohen showed i ...

(3 pages) 160 1 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays