Essays Tagged: "straight line"

Surface Tension

face, it sinks through the water. More specifically, thetension is the force per unit length of any straight line on the liquid surface that thesurface layers on the opposite sides of the line exert u ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Drinking and driving offences

be usedto convict you. This can include evidence of your general conduct, speech,ability to walk a straight line or pick up objects. The penalty of thefirst offences is a fine of $50.00 to $2000.00 a ...

(5 pages) 92 0 2.3 Apr/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Discuss the xylem and phloem. (Structure, Changes in the Xylem of Woody Plants, Transport)

ll disintegrate and leave a strong hollow cylinder filled with water. Water can travel in kind of a straight line due to the fact that these cells are stacked on top of each other. Tracheids are condu ...

(4 pages) 152 4 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Anthropology in relation to Disney's "A Bug's Life".

by filling a leaf with food products. For this food collection the ants stack the food following a straight line one after the other until an autumn leaf descends to the ground separating one ant fro ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology


many times I became a "regular" and began to learn what goes on behind the scenes.Drag racing is a straight line acceleration contest between two race cars and is conducted over a specified distance, ...

(11 pages) 87 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Microeconomic Theory, Price Policy in Oligopoly.

the ruling price than below it, and hence there is a kink in the demand curve faced by the firm.For straight line demand curves the marginal revenue line lies halfway between the demand curve and the ...

(5 pages) 434 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

To find rules for the number of squares a queen can attack from a point on a chess board and the minimum and maximum squares a queen can attack from a given rectangular chessboard.

chess board is the mostpowerful piece. From one square, the queen canattack anywhere around it in a straight linewithout skipping squares (as the diagramillustrates on the right). The squares where th ... thearrow cuts through are the ones the queen canattack and the queen can carry on attacking inthose straight lines. However the queen can't jump squares to attack,these squares are marked with an x.I ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The long march - chinese history

Otto Braun. Otto Braun's plan was to bring lots and lots of weapons and ammunition, and March in a straight line. He tactics were proven wrong in the first six weeks because at first they were slow s ... ause at first they were slow so they were easily spotted, and second they were easily attacked in a straight line. Then they had to fight a major battle when they reached the xiang river, and made the ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The eye

ea. It is attached to the outer wall of the eye. The cornea focuses light rays so that they go in a straight line into the rest of the eye. It is also very tough and durable so that it can help protec ...

(2 pages) 65 2 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Into The Wild

into the cold, harsh wild of Alaska. As an educated, young, and intelligent, individual, Alex in a straight line of thinking had to know this was not going to be able to support him in the wild. Not ...

(2 pages) 39 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biography of Frank Lloyd Wright

simply out of the small pieces of wood (Alofsin, 154)."That early kindergarten experience with the straight line; the flat plane; the square; the triangle; the circle! If I wanted more, the square mo ... f I wanted more, the square modified by the triangle gave the hexagon -- the circle modified by the straight line would give the octagon. Adding thickness, getting 'sculpture' thereby, the square beca ...

(9 pages) 115 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How A Audio Cd Works

How a Music CD works If you could stretch out into a straight line all the data stored on a single compact disc, it would be over 4 miles long. Al ...

(2 pages) 47 3 3.2 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Refraction of Light in Perspex Prisms

the normal). The graph of the plotted angles of incidence against the angles of refraction is not a straight line and therefore demonstrates this. However, a constant can be found by the formula sin i ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

An essay on basic principles for looking at and creating art.

oned possibly will not exhibit the bend you know it makes. In fact the bend may look like a totally straight line. You know from experience the seat on the chair is a square. You sat on many chairs, y ... thing is wrong, something is out of proportion. So when you really look at it you'll see that it is straight line not an angled square shape. To override the tendency of drawing what you know instead ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

How to shoot a free throw

e both feet even on the foul line.ii. Other players like to offset their stance to create more of a straight line with the shot.B. Keeping the shoulders square also helps to keep the shot straight.II. ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Fly Fishing

ad. Then with one last forward arc, his arm and fishing rod working as one, the line rolls out in a straight line in front of him and floats gently down to the surface of the water. He watches the cur ... e with a finger so that it doesn't continue to be pulled from the reel. Hold your forearm and wrist straight, while keeping the rod pointed in the same direction as if it were and extension. Begin a b ...

(17 pages) 29 1 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Experiment #2: Forces

In part A, the aim is to determine the acceleration due to gravity of a glider, which runs along a straight line on an air track. A weight will be connected to the glider by a string draped over a pu ... ed connecting the glider to a hanging mass via a string draped over a pulley and running it along a straight line on the air track, the range of the possible true values of the acceleration due to gra ...

(12 pages) 23 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Experiment #3: Collisions

momentum and of kinetic energy for an elastic collision between a moving glider, which runs along a straight line on an air track, and a stationary glider. Momentum, also linear momentum, is a fundame ... d of kinetic energy for a perfectly inelastic collision between a moving glider, which runs along a straight line on an air track, and a stationary glider. When the colliding objects stick together af ...

(14 pages) 28 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Memory Perceived as Art.

a pattern in the points and to cube them, or take the square root, in order to plot the points in a straight line. If the graph isn't linear, he says, we can't understand what it represents. Our memor ... that every X has its own formula 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 ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Inadequacies of Accounting Ratios as Tools of Financial Analysis.

iple, another may follow the FIFO principle. Similarly, one company may depreciate assets under the straight line method, while its competitors may be using reducing balance method. Also, one company ...

(6 pages) 215 0 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting