Essays Tagged: "Slope"

An autobiography of the incident when I went sking for my first time

h, Slush, Slush, 'Ahhhhhhhhhh!''Well, there goes another graceful one,' I looked admirably down the slope, 'How do they do that?''With lots of practice?!' Veronica replied sarcastically.'No kidding!' ... to try it myself, wish me luck.''Break a leg?!''Ha, Ha, very funny.'Slowly, I crabbed walked up the slope. Shaking all over, I was afraid to look down. Yet, I still had the courage to stagger myself t ...

(2 pages) 78 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


eteen men and women, all having been convicted of witchcraft, were carted to Gallows Hill, a barren slope near Salem Village, for hanging. Another man of over eighty years was pressed to death under h ...

(12 pages) 211 2 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Paranormality & Spirituality

This is a project on Landslides

by erosion. Erosion is when things like a river or mining slowly eats away the bottom of a hill or slope. The top of the hill is no longer supported by the bottom. The loose soil can be set off by th ... s and fall because they have been loosened by frost or ice. When they hit the ground, if there is a slope, the rocks start rolling down the hill and become a rockslide.A rockslide is large rocks that ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Benefits of Home Schooling. A short essay which compares home schooling to the traditional public school and lists many of the benefits of home schooling.

The Benefits of Home SchoolingThe education in our public schools has been on the down slope for many years. With the increased amount of drugs, school shootings, and other dementia in th ...

(6 pages) 250 5 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Discuss 6 questions for Marcoeconomic,such as: real GDP, MPI, MPS, PPP, and so on. Also provied some graphs, tables, and references for the essay.

751) What is the MPC in this example? What is the MPS? What is the MPI? How does the MPI affect the slope of the AE line, compared with the same model without imports or exports?In order to find the M ... + 0.7 (Y-T)Since MPC= ê Consumption /ê Income= 3.5 / 50= 0.07Which is equivalent t the slope of the consumption function.Since MPS + MPC = 1\MPS = 1 - MPC= 1 - 0.7= 0.3MPI = D I / D GDPBu ...

(12 pages) 357 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

School Choice: Public Education vs. Home School.

, rather than in public or evenprivate schools.Education in our public schools has been on the down slope for over twentyyears now. Public schools have lost all values and biblical morality. Thiswas w ...

(5 pages) 177 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


city and no acceleration. A displacement-time graph helps to determine a velocity-time graph by the slope of the tangents. This data can later be used to determine an acceleration-time graph. I ... from a displacement-time graph and can be used to determine an acceleration-time graph by using the slope of the line of best fit. Using a velocity-time graph, the displacement can also be found by de ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Backcountry in the Cascades of Oregon & Washington by Mathias Zollbrecht

shed you were with the snowboarder on the picture. Those boarderdon't use chairlifts and board on a slope with many people on it, theyuse very often the helicopter or the snowmobile, because with them ... se very often the helicopter or the snowmobile, because with themthey can get into untouched powder slopes. Here I want to show youanother way how to get into the nice winter landscape of Oregon'sBack ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Snowboarding and its three forms.

relaxed. I only wish that it could last forever, but before I realize it I am at the bottom of the slope and the excruciating process begins again. Snowboarding in all of its forms is a very challeng ... super pipes virtually launch the rider eighteen to twenty feet in the air. Imagine soaring down the slope and entering the mouth to a mammoth half pipe, and as you reach the lip the boards' flex pops ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Roman battle techniques

for the Romans to position themselves at the top of a rise, thereby forcing the enemy to run up the slope towards them. When they were about 30 metres apart, a trumpet would sound in the Roman ranks a ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Battle of hastings battle techniques

s to be brought up from the rear.As they fell to the rear, the infantry began their struggle up the slope. Coming within range, they were met by a murderous assault of spears, axes and stones tied to ... assault of spears, axes and stones tied to sticks causing numerous casualties. Due to the shallower slope they faced, the Bretons arrived at the Saxon line before the other divisions, unsupported on t ...

(5 pages) 26 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Economies of Scale

rofitability by continuing to expand the business while lowering the per unit production costs. The slope of the LRAC curve slopes downward when economies of scale are present and therefore have been ...

(3 pages) 88 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Christmas Reflections.

of hot cocoa from the vendor, the sounds of Christmas carols playing on the old 45's. Our favorite slope (we were lucky to have three) was the one leading down to the creek and if you did not turn fa ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Average Rounded Values of the BAC level for people of different weights.

ng the data for BAC for a 120 pound person, I found the data to be linear. To know this I found the slope (rate of change) to see if is it consistent between all solutions of the formula. Slope is fou ... ate of change) to see if is it consistent between all solutions of the formula. Slope is found by M(slope)=change in y divided by change in x. I tested a few points from the table and found that the r ...

(5 pages) 19 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Memory Perceived as Art.

mula that contains it, that the events of our lives can be plotted in a straight line with constant slope. We take our alphabet of memories, of taste and touch and jealousy and compassion and compress ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Supply and Demand Simulation Evaluation

aluating the way that supply and demand affect each other and change the curve and direction of the slope while keeping balance or equilibrium. The task was to complete the scenarios and evaluate how ... that were emphasized in the simulation. The concepts of supply and demand show how the demand curve slopes down and the supply curve slopes upward. Being able to find the equilibrium point takes time ...

(4 pages) 429 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Marine Ecology - Port Noarlunga Reef: Should it remain a reserve?

ck mussel, Coralline) are occupied by the flat reef top area. The kelp plants occupy the outer reef slope area. Brown algae occupy the inside edge of the reef. Sponges, hydroids, and molluscs also inh ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Under What circumstances do Snow avalanches occur?

An avalanche is a rapid movement of snow down a slope as a result of structural weaknesses. They occur under three main circumstances, snow, slab an ... s in the snow, this creates weaknesses and thus avalanches can occur. For an avalanche to occur the slope must be 25-40 degrees. Other common circumstances that cause avalanches are when temperatures ... es allow the authorities to get rid of potentially hazardous snow drifts. Fences above an avalanche slope are used to trap snow from falling onto the hazardous avalanche slopes. Power lines are protec ...

(2 pages) 1257 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Lowrise Building

nstruction in process.Therefore we aim to discuss in the field of:* Site condition* Floor material* Slope of site* Storm water systems* Floor structure* Roof and roofing* Wall structureSITE CHARACTERI ...

(8 pages) 31 0 2.5 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

My First Plane Ride

off my excitement turned converted to fear. Fortunately, about 2 minutes later the plane lost its slope and the roar of its engines turned into a gentle purr.        By the time al ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers