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People Having a High Percentage of Heart Attack - Do you know that all people have a high percentage of having a heart attack. Moreover, most people do not know what does that mean and why does that happen. A heart attack or MI is a serious medical emergency in which the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked, usually by a blood clotting. lack of blood to the heart can seriously damage the heart muscle. It is known medically as a myocardial infarction. Most heart attacks are caused by blood clotting, severe emotional stress and physical exhaustion....   [tags: heart attack, heart disease, blood clotting] 624 words
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Young Voters and Why a Higher Percentage of Apathy - The lacked of youth voters has been a major concern for the democratic system in the United States and other countries. Studies has been and still trying to understand why youth tends to slack off when it comes to this crucial part of democratic practices. In light of this continuing problem, solutions have been offered to involve youths, primarily in their early 20s, to participate in this democratic practice. Because this is a high concern of many countries, many authors have written about why it is a tendency among youth and some have offered solutions to end this apathy-madness....   [tags: Political Science]
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The Percentage Decrase in Price of a Car and Its Mileage - The Percentage Decrase in Price of a Car and Its Mileage Aim To find out if the mileage that a car has run is related in any way to the percentage decrease in the price of the car from original price to secondhand price. This would be worthwhile doing as the mileage directly affects the quality of the car and so, affects the price. I will do a pretest (graph of everything) to ensure that the investigation is worth doing, just to see if there is an overall correlation. Method I will pick out the data I need for this project and take samples....   [tags: Papers] 478 words
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Advertising and Media are Too White - Advertising and media are too white “Based on national demographic data, 9.6% of advertising managers and professionals should be African American. The actual percentage in 2008 was 5.3%, representing a difference of 7,200 executive-level jobs” (carter 2). Media is too white; Advertising shows a lot of racism. Ads are mostly intended for white people since most of them only show whites. Advertising and media are too white because the percentages of other races other than white are low, society prefers light skin over dark and agencies eliminate color candidates first....   [tags: race, percentage, african americans]
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Evaluation of Team win Percentage, Number of Star Players, Whether a Team Makes the Playoffs in Basketball - Between the years of 2009-2012, the NBA had undergone drastic changes. After the CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement) of 2005 had expired following the 2010-2011 NBA season, the NBA had to renegotiate a new CBA for the following years before a NBA season could be initiated. This caused a lock-out, in which the NBA season was put on hold so league officials could renegotiate with the NBA players' union to agree on a new set of regulations for the upcoming seasons. Important regulations to be restructured were mainly revenue sharing, player salary compensation, and player contract restructuring....   [tags: nba tickets, nba season, new jersey nets]
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How Basketball Statistics Affect Winning Percentage for a NCAA Division 1 Team - How Basketball Statistics Affect Winning Percentage for a NCAA Division 1 Team We tried to find out how certain basketball statistics affect winning percentage for a NCAA Division I basketball team. We used the entire NCAA division I 1999-2000 season statistics. We considered the following statistics: Field Goals, Free Throws, Personal Fouls, Turnovers, 3 Pointers, Blocks, & Steals. Our conclusion is that while a rise in each stat had some affect in the rise or fall of winning percentage, we could not determine a single stat that had a direct affect on the dependent variable (Winning Percentage)....   [tags: Papers] 566 words
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Calorie Consumption and an Exercise Plan - ... That's why running is a high-impact activity. Each time they land, runners subject their bodies to a stress equal to about three times their body weight. In just one mile, a typical runner's legs will have to absorb more than 100 tons of impact force. It's a testament to the human body that running can be safe and enjoyable. Walkers have one foot on the ground at all times. Figure 1 below show the walking posture. Figure 1 Walking Posture Exercise burns calories. In the case of walking and running, the calories burned depend much more on the distance covered and body weight than on pace....   [tags: walking vs running, body mass/fat percentage]
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Legalizing Marijuana - For many years, humans and animals have equally relied on a gift from nature that is not only a miracle medicine, but also a sturdy building material and has many other uses. In the days that we currently live in, this gift has been banned and given a bad name for selfish reasons that until recently were not spoken of. Legalizing marijuana would make it too easily accessible for young people like children and college students. People would began purchasing the drug just because it is available and no longer illegal....   [tags: Crime Rate Percentage, Drug Policy]
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How Long Does It Take to Stop a Forest Fore Based on the Density of Trees - ... The average tick was 316.8. The table above shows the results I have gained with a tree density of 75%. It shows that on average 99.3% of the tree density got burnt. The results show that as the tree density decreased from 99% to 75% the percentage of trees burnt decreased. The ticks also decreased. The ticks show it took less time to burn the trees then the tree density of 99%. The reason why the ticks are lower could be because a lower population of the trees was burnt. Density Repeat % Burnt Ticks 60% 1 72.9% 333 2 77.6% 335 3 72.3% 339 4 35.4% 347 5 76.4% 342 Average 66.9% 339.2 The table above shows that the average amount of trees burnt was 66% when I changed the density of...   [tags: experiment, test, results, table] 775 words
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The Gleason Candy, Inc. Case - In the Gleason Candy, Inc. case, two important issues are at hand. The company is not planning on recording a reasonable estimate for the right of return they will provide to their wholesalers and management does not have a reasonable estimable percentage determined. Recommendations for determining a reasonable estimation should be found by looking within the industry to examine competitors’ percentage for their returns, then deciding which percentage would be appropriate for Gleason Candy. Upon deciding which percentage to use, Gleason Candy management should implement and include the percentage in their financial statements with appropriate disclosure to the notes....   [tags: business analysis] 613 words
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Effect of Population Density in Sexual Development, - The gametophytes used in this experiment are of C-ferns. They tend to mature and produce spores at temperature of 28oC and conditions of high humidity. The spores that germinate first are hermaphrodites. Hermaphrodites tend to produce a pheromone called antheridiogen. It is this pheromone that causes later germinating spores to become male. In wild type culture of C-ferns, it is expected that there will be a high concentration of antheridiogen since the hermaphrodites are producing antheridiogen....   [tags: population density,sexual development,gametophytes]
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Financial Ratios from Income Statements from Hospitality Management - Financial Ratios from Income Statements: Accounting in hospitality management is carried out to identify and document financial issues and produce information regarding an organization’s assets, liabilities, and investments. Through this process, the management of a hospitality establishment understands and interprets financial ratios, which are crucial for basic control of operations in the establishments. Some of the most important financial ratios in hospitality accounting include average daily rate, occupancy percentage, room sales to total sales, cost of food sold percentage, profit margins for rooms and F&B, housekeeping cost per occupied room, and cost of beverage sold percentage....   [tags: assets, investments, hotel] 540 words
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The Impact of Fiscal Deficit on Economic Growth - Objectives The main objective of the study is to find out the impact of fiscal deficit on economic growth Secondary objectives are: - To find out the trend in Fiscal deficit and Economic growth - To find out the relationship between Fiscal deficit and Economic growth. - To find out the mean difference between the levels of Economic growth across the time period - To find out the mean difference between the levels of Fiscal deficits across the time period H1: There is a significant impact of Fiscal deficit on the Economic growth H2: There is significant relationship between Fiscal deficit and Economic growth H3: There is a significant mean difference between the levels of economic growth ac...   [tags: research, economy, statistics] 1151 words
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Financial Analysis of Pepsi Co and The Coca Cola Company - Before you make an investment into any company, you would need to first take the time to review and study the financial records of the company. I have been given the opportunity to review the financial records of two major companies; Pepsi Co and The Coca Cola Company and decided which company is more financially sound. In order to make the best choice, I will look at the three financial statement analyses on each company and compare them. The three tools of financial statement analysis that I will review are the Horizontal Analysis which evaluates a series of financial statement data over a period of time....   [tags: Financial Analysis, economics, ] 861 words
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The Dupont Analysis of Apple and Microsoft - Apple vs Microsoft Apple Inc. originated out of California in 1976. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak dropped out of college together to begin making technology in their garage. Apple’s technology skyrocketed becoming one of the top technology producing companies. They fell short in the nineties though, companies began to catch up and now there was more competition than before. Apple released their ipod in 2001, putting them back in the leadof the technology industry (The History of Apple). Presently, Apple is still exceeding other companies in the technology industry, such as Microsoft, Blackberry, Google and Hewlett Packard....   [tags: competitors, profit margin, industry]
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Vertical Analysis of PepsiCo and Coca Cola - All companies use financial documents to record and journalize their business transactions. These financial documents are not only used internally by company executives, but the financial documents are also used by outside sources to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of a company. The purpose of this paper is to provide financial analysis of PepsiCo and Coca Cola, provide examples that explain which company is more financially sound, and to provide recommendations on how to improve each company financially....   [tags: Business Analysis ] 1871 words
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Effect of Cascade on Some Biological Aspects of S. Littoralis Treated as 2nd Larval Instar - RESULTS Effect of Cascade on some biological aspects of S. littoralis treated as 2nd larval instar: The data obtained in Table (1) showed that the corrected percentages of larval mortality had a positive relationship with the different concentrations of Cascade. The percentages of larval mortality were 30, 60, 80, 95 and 100 % at the Conc. of 0.1, 0.5, 1.0, 1.5 and 2.0 ppm, respectively. The response was dose dependent (i.e. the higher concentration affected more larvae). On the other hand the data obtained in the same Table....   [tags: Research Analysis ] 2884 words
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Background Information: The Lincoln Index - Background Information: The Lincoln Index The Lincoln Index is a method which is used to estimate and sample the size of closed populations. This method was discovered in by the American ornithologist Frederick C. Lincoln in 1930. The Lincoln Index provides a way to measure, sample and estimate population sizes of individual animal species. It is based on the capture, mark, release and recapture technique. The mark and recapture method involve random sampling of a population of animals and then mark all of the individuals that is captured in a recognizable way but is non-harmful and does not expose them to higher predation levels than non-marked individuals....   [tags: Experiment Analysis] 1678 words
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Educational Benefits of Increasing Diversity on College Campuses - Debate on race becoming more heated many believe that precise action needs to be taken before the twenty-five year timeframe, especially with minority populations becoming larger in areas were racial issues still persist. It is safe to say that Grutter enumerated five basic questions that would determine whether race conscious admissions policies are constitutional. “(1) Whether the program offers a competitive review of all applications without quotas or separate tracts that isolate minorities, (2) Whether the program provides flexible, individualized consideration off applicants to ensure race is only one of several factors being considered, (3) Whether the institution considered workable...   [tags: minorities, reducing discrimination, race]
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The Effects of Yoga in Fitness - ... What this means is that there are different types of yoga that people can chooses that fits their life styles. The choices are hot yoga, power yoga, relaxation yoga, parental yoga, etc. The third benefit is that it involves strength training and flexibility. Yoga’s focus on strength and flexibility has many benefits on the body. The postures that yoga puts people through helps stretch out the body from the inside and out and also makes a person feel good. The next thing is that when the muscles around the spine are reinforced (which is the core of everything), everything else falls into place....   [tags: physical, emotional, intellectual]
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Sabermetrics: Advanced Statistics in Baseball - Advanced Statistics in Baseball Baseball statistics are meant to be a representation of a player’s talent. Since baseball’s inception around the mid-19th century, statistics have been used to interpret the talent level of any given player, however, the statistics that have been traditionally used to define talent are often times misleading. At a fundamental level, baseball, like any game, is about winning. To win games, teams have to score runs; to score runs, players have to get on base any way they can....   [tags: hitting, pitching, and defense]
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An Analysis of How the Housing Market Affects Impoverished Neighborhoods - ... Additionally, I will use tables and line graphs to support the results. III. Results Pulling relevant variables from the two datasets, I compiled Table 1 and Figure 2 (same results, just in visual format), which depict the demographics of the city of Oakland from 2000 to 2010. Table 1 and Figure 1 both show that the population of Oakland decreased about 2.61% from 399,477 in 2000 to 389,301 in 2010. In addition, I have also provided on the same table the number of owner and renter occupied units to illustrate the interesting shift of owner-occupied housing units to renter-occupied housing units....   [tags: city of Oakland, degradation, migration out]
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Childhood Obesity in the United States - One in six children ages two to nineteen is obese (OBESITY 6). Obesity is where the body mass index is over a certain number. A body mass index is a measure of the body fat based on height, weight, and age. This number can determine if someone is underweight or overweight. These children can have many health problems in the near future. The obesity rate is unacceptable because of the growing rates in children and adults and the many health risks that are related to obesity. Child obesity rates are growing rapidly....   [tags: Health, Weight, Nutrition] 812 words
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Experiment: Testing The Heat of Combustion and The Energy Required to Combust Alcohol - ... Every covalent bond has its specific energy, the amount that is required to break that particular bond so a bond is released when it is broken. The theoretical values of these bonds were used to calculate the energy that was created when the different carbon chains of alcohol were burnt. These values were used to compare my results to find the percentage error of my results. It was expected that the theoretical value was to be higher as energy could be lost through faults in my investigation....   [tags: copper, insulation, reactions] 557 words
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Banana Peel Lead Adsorption and the Removal of Heavy Metals - 4.2 Discussion 4.2.1 Effects of Initial dosage on Lead Adsorption This experiments were carried out to investigate the potential of banana peel as adsorbent for the removal of heavy metal. For this experiment, the bisorbent is untreated and less remove of heavy metal than treated biosorbent. As can be seen from the result, at mass of 0.4g, the percent of removal was 37.38% and it gradually increase to 49.30% at 2.4g.From the result, it can be seen that the high dosage of absorbent, it more good removal absorbent to the lead....   [tags: Experiment, Dosage, Sample] 565 words
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Chemistry: Percent Composition Lab Introduction - Percent Composition Lab Introduction The percentage of something is very important in everyday life. For example, a farmer would want to know the percentage of nutrients in a fertilizer they are using. In spring, the farmer may want to use a fertilizer that has a high percentage of nitrogen, because it "greens” plants. In the fall, the farmer may want to use a fertilizer that has a higher percentage of potassium, because it strengthens the root systems of plants. A way to find the percentage of nutrients is by using percent composition....   [tags: fertilizer, potassium, molar mass]
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Advertising and Media are too White - Advertising and media are too white “Based on national demographic data, 9.6% of advertising managers and professionals should be African American; the actual percentage in 2008 was 5.3%, representing a difference of 7,200 executive-level jobs” (carter 2). Media is too white; Advertising shows an immense amount of racism. Ads are mostly intended for white people, since an extensive amount exclusively shows whites. Advertising and media are extremely white because the percentages of other races than white are low, society prefers light skin over dark and agencies eliminate color candidates first....   [tags: african americans, natives, racism]
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What do you understand by the own-price elasticity of demand for a good? - What do you understand by the own-price elasticity of demand for a good. 1. (a) What do you understand by the own-price elasticity of demand for a good. (b) Will a linear (straight line) demand curve have a constant own-price elasticity of demand. Explain your answer. (c) Following the terrorists attacks in the USA on 11 September, there was a marked fall in business travel. In respomse, many hotels cut their prices to business travellers; for example the Hyatt Hotel group offered discounts of up to 50 per cent off regular room rates....   [tags: Economics] 951 words
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Consumer Attitude towards Frozen Food Product in Karnataka - ... Carboxymethylcellulose (CMC), a tasteless and odorless stabilizer, is typically added to frozen food because it does not adulterate the quality of the product. Today there are multiple options for packaging frozen foods. Firms uses boxes, cartons, bags, pouches, heat-in-bag pouches, lidded trays and pans, crystallized PET trays, and composite and plastic cans for packaging. 2. DATA AND METHODOLOGY The study uses primary data collected through valid questionnaire to investigate and focuses on the consumer’s attitude....   [tags: opening a food processing plant in India]
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Are Americans ready to retire? No! - This research paper address the question: Are Americans ready to retire. No. Americans are not only not ready to retire, they are not confident in how much they have saved for their retirement years. There are several reasons for this lack of confidence. According to a recent study by the Metlife Mature Market Institute, more than half of adults age 45 to 70 nationwide (a full 53%) say they are behind in their retirement goals. The study also found that 13% of those who polled have no retirement goals and 7% have not yet begun to save money....   [tags: Economics] 2483 words
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US Public Financial and Fiscal Policies - The US has the largest single national economy in the world. As it is a democratic society one might assume that the wealth is equally distributed amongst its people. In reality the nation is severely segregated in terms of who has the wealth and all the benefits associated with it. A central aspect of this unequal distribution results from Government Fiscal policies. This is especially true of Tax Revenue, with all the possible breaks, exemptions and loopholes that currently exist. The major benefactor of the current Tax system is what is commonly called the “1%”....   [tags: American economic issues]
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Business Anaysis: Assets and Notes Receivable at PesiCo - ... Ratio Analysis Coca-Cola’s current ratio from year 2011 to year 2013 always stayed well above 1.0. A current ratio under 1.0 suggests a company maybe difficulties meeting its short-term obligations and having a high level of potential liquidity risk. PepsiCo’s 3-year average current ratio is 1.1 and totally the same with Coca-Cola’s1.09. This indicated PepsiCo and Coca-Cola totally have enough short-term assets to cover its short-term liabilities, However, PepsiCo's current ratio was under 1.0 in 2011....   [tags: investment, financial health] 1005 words
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The Foreclosure Crisis and the American Economy - One of the major issues in our economy is the issue of foreclosure. With our rapidly dropping economy keeping a home is a difficult task for many home owners. Also with the increasing unemployment rates, many people are losing their jobs, and no house payment can be kept up with only an unemployment check. There are many existing ways to decrease the occurrence of foreclosure but also many ideas that have not been heard. Foreclosure is an unfortunate reoccurring incident that some how some way must be taken care of....   [tags: real estate] 991 words
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The Collapse of the Soviet Union - After the collapse of the Soviet Union, a number of Russians remained in the states that were the former soviets. The composition of the Russian speakers that were left in every state is different. The former soviets include Armenia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Latvia, Moldova, Lithuania, Tajikistan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Estonia, Belarus and Azerbaijan. This essay discusses the percentage of the Russian speakers that were left in every state. It also discusses the change in their numerical composition over time since the collapse of the Soviet Union....   [tags: politics, russians]
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A Brief Look at Bioethanol - ... Four scenarios and baseline were performed during this study: 1. Baseline considers overall emissions produced from transport sector, considering diesel and gasoline were only used. 2. First scenario demonstrates the biofuel emissions according to the present market share, assuming that biofuel consumption increased linearly until 2020. 3. Second scenario shows the highest emission reduction, best case scenario (BCS). 4. Third scenario considers the required percentage of biofuel to save 6% of emission based on the current market share....   [tags: alternative fuels] 705 words
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The Characteristics of Pre-teen Aggressive Boys: A Closer Look at Research Results - If we understand the characteristics of preteen aggressive boys, we can find ways to help these youth to be less aggressive. This was the purpose of a recent study. To this end, the characteristics of 231 boys ages 2 to 12 were assessed. The CARE2 (Seifert, 2007) was used to assess the problems, treatment needs and resiliency of this group. Youth with assaultive behaviors were compared to youth with no assaultive behaviors. Understanding their characteristics will help inform the direction that treatment needs to take....   [tags: violence, social services] 973 words
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You Are What You Eat: Combating Obesoty in the United Stated - ... Statistics have shown that even though Americans consume less calories, the percentage of overweight and obese Americans is still on the rise.4 Restaurants have also found that even though that the calories were posted next to the products that were being sold, that customers actually purchased even more calories since the changes were made to the menus.5 The country of Denmark was able to sustain the “Fat Tax” for a year before it was eventually repealed. While the “Fat Tax” was still being implemented by the Denmark government, citizens resorted to cheaper but equally as unhealthy junk food....   [tags: fitness, propaganda, taxes]
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Longitudinal Analysis of the Kinetics of CD8 T Cells - Kinetics of CD8 T cell expansion and differentiation in the blood and secondary lymphoid organs during L. infantum infection of rhesus macaques. Previously, we reported that rhesus macaques infected with L. infantum were able to contain the parasites in visceral compartments (liver and spleen), during the first weeks after inoculation. However, progression to the chronic phase of infection was associated with a relapse of the parasite load in these organs as well as with a substantial increase in parasite burden in the blood, bone marrow and lymph nodes (ref, PPATHOGENS)....   [tags: blood, exhaustion, infected] 1957 words
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Challenges of Health Care and the Aging Population - As the population of the United States ages and lifespan increases, the U.S. is being faced with challenges that could either hurt the country or benefit it if plans are executed correctly. By the year 2050, more than thirty-two million Americans will be over the age eighty and the share of the 80-plus generation will have doubled to 7.4 percent. Health care and aging population has become a great deal considering the impact it is having on the U.S. The United States is heading into another century with an outstanding percentage of people within the aging population....   [tags: retirement, medicare, medicaid]
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How to Promote Gender and Empower Women - The Citizen Report (2007) evaluated the progress towards MDGs and identified the key indicators, which require urgent policy attention in Rajasthan. The report based on secondary source produced by the State Government, websites, civil society assessments and academic literature. To eradicate extreme poverty and hunger the state made a good effort. Overall, the number of population below poverty line in Rajasthan in 2004-05 as per Mixed Recall period (MRP) consumption was 17.5 percent. It was 14.3 percent for rural areas and 28.1 percent for urban areas....   [tags: differences, malcom x] 609 words
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Educating Hispanic Students - Educating Hispanic Students Education is the key to individual opportunity, the strength of our economy, and the vitality of our democracy. In the 21st century, this nation cannot afford to leave anyone behind. While the academic achievement and educational attainment of Hispanic Americans has been moving in the right direction, untenable gaps still exist between Hispanic students and their counterparts in the areas of early childhood education, learning English, academic achievement, and high school and college completion....   [tags: Teaching Education] 1131 words
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Bryan Bartlett's Life and Accomplishments - Between the 1921, APFA (American Professional Football Association) season and the 2013, NFL (National Football League) season, more than 125 Green Bay Packers players attempted a pass, and the team had 51 different starting quarterbacks (“Records”). A quarterback is “a back in football who usually lines up immediately behind the center and directs the offense of the team” (“Quarterback”). Out of all the starting quarterbacks for Green Bay, only two are enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Arnie Herber and Bryan Bartlett “Bart” Starr (“Records”)....   [tags: quarterback, green bay, bart starr, packers]
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Obesity is a Global Epidemia - ... Observations from the data demonstrated that the EI and EE range for the male active and inactive groups were smaller than that of the female active and inactive groups. Furthermore, in both the EI and EE and between the active groups, the standard deviation of the female group was higher at 13612.2 kJ whereas the male group was 6292.2 kJ, reflecting the variability within the study. The investigation showed that the mean percentage carbohydrate intake for active and inactive individuals showed no significant difference with the t-test=1.97, p>0.05 and a very wide d.f=389....   [tags: energy, carbohydrate intake] 862 words
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The Social Ecological Model and the Five Components - The United States of America were founded on the belief that everyone should be treated equally. A tremendous amount of progress has been made to eliminate racism and inequality over the past two centuries. Even though America has come a long way, more advances can be made and should not be stopped until racial and ethnic disparities are completely eradicated. A fundamental area that significant disparities exist in is the healthcare industry. Evidence shows medical care is not distributed equally among residents of the United States....   [tags: healthcare, ethnic, racial] 877 words
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Growing Up in California - ... As the years have passed I was considered middle class, but with the top 1% earning more than half the money in the country we are considered closed to being called poor. As the bill of rights states, the government should protect the minority from the majority, but the majority are the elite, those who rule the country, and the minority are the middle class, the rich and the poor. According to 2010 census, Los Angeles, 90210 are the considered the richest, they have a median household income of 130, 071 dollars, 96.3% of their population are high school graduates or higher, and contain 6.8% of poor people....   [tags: neighborhoods, diversity, population] 552 words
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Married individuals are more likely to support the death penalty than individuals who were never married. - Hypothesis 1: Married individuals are more likely to support the death penalty than individuals who were never married. From the evidence this appears to be true. The data shows that 73.2% of married individuals support the death penalty while only 59.2% of those who were never married support the death penalty. However, when looking at other groups of single individuals such as those who have been widowed, divorcees, or separated respondents, the results are different. These groups have 70.1%, 70.1%, and 77.8% support for the death penalty respectively....   [tags: Statistics on death sentence] 599 words
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Outcomes of Affirmative Action - Outcomes of Affirmative Action Affirmative action was started by Lyndon B. Johnson as a way to equalize the employment field to minority job seekers. What started out as an equal opportunity action has become the subject of controversy in many workplaces across the United States. Many feel that affirmative action has gone too far and is an example of reverse discrimination, while others believe that it has yet to do enough to “level the playing field” in the employment domain. From what I have studied, it is my belief that affirmative action has started to produce many more negative effects, than positive ones....   [tags: Papers] 651 words
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Can Two Y Genes Replace the Y Chromosome in Mice? - Can Two Y Genes Replace the Y chromosome in Mice. The Y chromosome is important in any kind of reproduction because it determines if you’re going to be a male or female. The article claims that live mouse descendants can be created using germ cells from males with the Y chromosome to two genes. The SRY gene is called the sex determining region because it has instructions to make a transcription factor and develops as a male. The Y chromosome gene is required to drive mouse sperm cells to cause mitosis in a cell allowing formation of haploid germ cells assisted in reproduction....   [tags: animal test, dna] 994 words
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Economic Progress: Without People's Happiness It Is Impossible - Only in the early 2000’s that economists around the world have started to find a correlation between people’s happiness and its effect on the micro-economy and the macro-economy of a country. Several economists, researchers and even gurus are engaging in researches to determine the level of happiness people obtain from economic activities. This idea seems a little farfetched, but surprising results are obtained from such studies. The study of wellbeing, income changes, life satisfaction, and utility (etc.) in relation to economic growth is becoming of much importance because it helps to establish a good and representative economic model on taxation, pensions, health care, housing scheme, and...   [tags: correlation between happiness and microeconomics]
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