My intelligence is offended by almost all commercials, but calling the ad execs will not do any good because for every one of the people that answer this question, there are ten others I can find just by walking down the street that believe the commercial. (Nobody's going to argue with me that Blurters are more … Read more
It sounds like some of the gel-like substance inside your eye may have separated from the inside wall of you eye. It happens to most people to a varying extents as they age, and when it happens over the retina it causes flashes of light. The flashes are more … Read more
If you think about the fact that a square foot is one foot long and one foot wide, it is not to hard to recognize that it is 12 inches long and 12 inches wide. So, there 12 inches time 12 inches or 144 square inches in … Read more
Actually, 52 weeks it a little less than year, so some companies use 2088 hours as the number of workhours in a years. After accounting for vacation and holidays many government agencies in the United States frequently use an 1928 hours as the length of a work year.
They like all kinds of things from Greenies, to cow's ears, to pig hooves, to raw hide, but leave a piece of steak unattended and there will be no doubt in your mind that beef from the grocery is their favorite store-bought treat!
"Mother will be staying a while" was often said by my wife in front of her mother, and it got my attention every time.
Neither are more important. To quote from the Bible, “As it is, there are many parts, but one body. The eye cannot say to the hand, ‘I don't need you!’ And the head cannot say to the feet, ‘I don't need you!’”
The name October is derived from the Latin word octo meaning eight. Prior to the Julian Calendar, which was introduced by Julius Caesar, the Roman year started in March. Quintilis (later named Iulius, or July, in honor of Julius Caesar), Sextlis (later named August in honor of Augustus Caesar), September, October, … Read more
How To Hook Up Two Lights To One Three Wire Cable (black, Red And White) Using Two Separate Switches?
TURN THE BREAKER OFF. Run your normal 2-conductor wire (actually with three internal wires -- black, white, ground) from the service panel (or a convenient junction box if you are extending an existing circuit) to the most convenient 3-way switch. (This should be at least 14/2 coming from a 15 amp breaker … Read more
Water is a chemical compound containing two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom in each molecule. The chemical symbol is H2O, and its chemical name is hydorgen oxid. UPDATE: Yes. I messed up on this one. I read the question too quickly, and did not check myself. Nic7320 is correct.
A cubic centimeter and a milliliter are the same size. You can find out that there are 29.5735296 milliliters in an ounce from a volume conversion table. There 32 ounces in a quart, so there are 29.5735296 * 32 = 946.3529472 cubic centimeters in a quart.
How about pine seed? It has been a long time for me too.
A vertical column on the periodic table constitutes a group of elements. Every element of a group has the same number electrons in its outer shell. A family of elements is a set of elements with similar chemical properties, which correlates closely with the number … Read more
The fraction 3/21 will reduce to 1/7. The fraction 5/34 will not reduce to 1/7, so they can not be equivalent fractions. If the answer is not as clear as with this problem, you should rewrite the fractions with a common denominator. To this, multiply the first fraction by 34/34, which is equal to 1, and … Read more
Oddman is correct as usual. Contrary to my original answer, if it is a 12-hour digital clock, the answer is 36. If it is a 24-hour clock, it will depend on the 12-hour period selected.
A trapezoid is quadrangle (or quadrilateral) with one set of parallel sides. Many mathematicians define a trapezoid to have only one set of parallel sides, which specifically excludes parallelograms. Using this definition, an isosceles trapezoid is a quadrangle that has two sides that are equal, … Read more
The way I was taught is described very well by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at www.nist.gov
An element is made up of a single type of atom. Elements are listed on the periodic table. Examples include hydrogen (H), helium (He), carbon (C), oxygen (O), and gold (Au). A compound consists of a single type of molecule that is made up of more than one element. Examples include water (H2O) made up of … Read more