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  • Use With The Ray Box
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    Aim: To examine characteristics of a converging lens and the images they create. Also to examine the focal length and how the focus point may be found and developing rules for locating an image via ray drawings and the intersection of rays. Chromatic aberration will also be explored and why it happens. Theory: Both lenses and mirrors have a principle axis, yet a lens has two focal points as opposed to a mirror that has only one. When considering converging lenses, the primary focal point (PF) ca...
  • My Grandmother's Jewelry Box
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    My Grandmothers Jewelry Box An object I found to be most significant and interesting is my grandmother's jewelry box. This jewelry box has been an important object in my life since I was a little girl. Whenever I glance over, incredible memories dance in my head of my grandmother and me. I chose to write about this jewelry box because it's so important to me. Ever since I was a little girl I wanted nothing more than to be like my grandmother. My grandmother's jewelry box rests on my nightstand i...
  • Timed Signal From The Cable Line
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    On Wednesday, the 13th of March 1991, American Cablevision of Queens, New York, sent the first electronic 'Bullet'. This so-called 'Bullet' was in fact, an electronic signal directed to unauthorized cable boxes causing them to turn-off. Approximately 300+ unsuspecting customers then called the cable company to complain and were subsequently taken to court for cable theft. The 'Bullet' works by ordering the computer processor within the cable box to lock-up if it is authorized for all channels. S...
  • Mike Tyson
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    INTRODUCTION In the opinion of many fans, deviance and criminality are rampant among athletes in today's power and performance sports. Onlookers feel that it has gotten worse in recent years. Take for instance, last month's Pistons / Pacers spectacle in which five NBA stars were charged with misdemeanors. A highly publicized event, the fight gave further publicity to the very actions that many deem disappointing. Furthermore, recent publicity raised questions regarding guilt. Many blame the medi...
  • Doctors As The Only Dangerous Sport
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    Doctors Destroying Boxing In Boxing, Doctors-Round Two, Lowell Cohn tells us how he is in favor of boxing. I agree with Cohn on all of the points he brings to our attention. The point he tries to make in the first paragraph is an example of why he supports boxing. First, Cohn agrees that boxing shouldn t be singled out by doctors as the only dangerous sport. There are other sports in which there can be head injuries. Football, soccer, hockey, swimming, and mountain climbing can result in head in...
  • Control Of The Bee Box
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    The Troubled Consciousness of Sylvia Plath as seen in "The Arrival of the Bee Box" In the poem, "The Arrival of the Bee Box", Sylvia Plath uses a metaphor to represent the darker aspects of the subconscious that are leaking into her conscious mind: The box is locked, it is dangerous. I have to live with it overnight And I can't keep away from it. There are no windows, so I can't see what is in there. There is only a little grid, no exit. It is inevitable that Plath will need to face the bees tha...
  • Small Treasure Box
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    Small Treasure Box Beneath the glowing sensation of the sun, lies water throughout the miles, but the question Pam would ask herself was what were the really wondered what would lie beneath the sea. Looking out of her balcony, into the ocean she remembered that there might have been human forms, with just no legs. For there where legend of years ago that they had to chooses between the sea and land. They had chosen the sea rather then the land for it was safer out in the water then in land. For ...
  • Concrete Slab The Tee Box
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    Case Citation The case I chose to do was Patrick Joseph Potter, Appellant, vs. Green Meadows, Par 3, Appellee. The case was found in the Southern Reporter, volume 510 starting on page 1225. The District Court of Appeal of Florida, First District heard the case and made its decision on August 13, 1987; 510 So. 2d 1225 (Fla. App. 1 Dist. 1987). Summary of Facts The original case in question consisted of golfer being injured and filing charges of neglect against the owner of the Green Meadows Par 3...
  • Gel Box From The Power Supply
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    BACKGROUND Before learning about electrolysis and electrophoresis it helps to become familiar with the power supply and gel box. The electrode at which electrons enter the gel box from the power supply (along the black wire) is called the cathode, negative (-). The electrons at which electrons leave the box and re-enter the power supply (along the red wire) is called the anode and carries a positive charge (+). The flow of electrons sets up a potential energy difference between the electrodes. T...
  • Box Holding Two Dozen Cookies
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    Cookie Dilemma With 84 dozen cookies needed by tomorrow afternoon and four houses to accomplish it, this is what we think would be the easiest way to do it. Each house will make 22 dozen cookies totaling 88 dozen cookies, this accounts for mishaps. To do this the following calculations were used as guides: -84 Dozen cookies divided by 4 houses equals 21 dozen per house. -Two-dozen cookies bake at once equals 11 bake times (giving each house the 22 dozen) -A bake time is 9-11 minutes, we are givi...
  • Career
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    Oscar de la Hoya Oscar de la Hoya was born on February 12, 1971 in Montebello, California. De la Hoya was greatly known for his powerful skills in boxing. He lived in East Los Angeles when he started boxing at the age of six. He never thought that he could be a pro boxer in his future. He was often persuaded with money from his family for every fight he won and was also pushed to go to the gym. But it all paid off when he later knew his talent and love for boxing had grown. After he won his firs...
  • Top Of The Pole Under The Shoulders
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    Competition Techniques A complete pole vault jump is best explained by breaking it down into 9 basic steps. The steps are pre-run preparation, beginning the run, the acceleration and pole drop, the speed plant, the take off, the Tap Swing, the rock back, the clean to turn to push, and the Bar clearance. First thing to do after warming up properly is to step to the back of the runway and place the left foot on the starting mark. The right foot will be slightly behind and to the right of the left ...
  • Shape Of The Box
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    The construction of the timing device was very simple The circuit was constructed, as any other circuit would be involving a lot of minuet soldering. However there was a size limit that I had to work to. The circuit itself with all the components including a nine-volt battery had to fit into the waterproof box earlier acquired. This meant that the PCB for the circuit was created in the shape of the box to give maximal room for the components. I firstly photocopied the layout of the box and then ...
  • Electrical Service Breaker Box
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    How do you hook up an electrical Meter loop How do you hook up an electric meter loop An electric meter loop is the service entrance where the electricity feeds the home from the transformer on the pole. Therefore it is one of the most important necessities to the home. For example, in a new home you need to find out how much juice your home is going to need. If the house is a fairly big, more than likely youre going to go with a 200 amp service to accommodate the appliances like the air conditi...
  • Lower Extreme Of Your Data
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    A box and whisker plot looks complicated, but it's really not. I used my veggie data to create the one illustrated below. Follow the steps below to make your own box and whisker plot. Take your data that is in order from least to greatest. (Like you used in the mean, mode, median, range and stem and leaf pages.) My numbers: 1, 5, 7, 8, 8, 14, 17. Next, divide them up (while in order) into half. For example: 1, 5, 7, 8 and 8, 8, 14, 17. (Notice, that I had an odd number of data, 7, that can't be ...
  • Box
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    THE BOX SOCIAL In reading this story I was a bit confused as to what I was supposed to think. The entire piece is very abstract and keep your mind wandering. You don't know very much about the characters or why these situations are taking place. You start off by meeting a young girl who is making a box. We have no idea why it is that she is asking a box or why she is putting so much effort into it. We don't know why she has been sick and is all of a sudden better to go to this social. We " re ke...
  • The Little Fishies Of Other Sharks
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    "If Sharks were people", asked the daughter of the innkeeper of Mr. E., "would they be nicer to the little fish than grown-ups are to us?"Of course", he answered. "If sharks were people, they would have massive boxes built for the little fishes, with all kinds of foods in them, both meat as well as vegetables. The sharks would insure that the boxes would always have fresh water in them, and they would certainly meet all the measures of sanitation and health required. For example, if a little fis...
  • Black Box
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    The natives living in the northern part of the Himalayas Mountains were all surrounded by the mysteries of the black box for years - a box which contained numerous mysteries that were bizarre and interesting, yet had claimed many lives of innocent people mysteriously. The folks claimed that it was some sort of magical stuff belonged to the devil while those fascinated by it, suggested that it might be a box which contained evil spirits. Yet, no one had definite or solid evidence to their answers...
  • New Boxing Code Of 12 Rules
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    It was a time of conservatism; it was a time of great social change. From the world of fashion to the world of politics, forces clashed to produce the most explosive decade of the century. In music, the three sounds were jazz, jazz, and jazz. The Jazz Age came about with artists like Bessie Smith and Duke Ellington. Youth ruled everything from the young styles of dress to the latest celebrities. If it was young, it was the thing. Along with all of this the first trans-atlantic phone call was mad...
  • Boxer's Head
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    Mr. Chairperson, members of the opposition, ladies and gentlemen. This house believes that boxing should be banned. I am proposing this motion. Bradley Stone, James Murray, Jacob Green walt, Jimmy Garcia, Lance Hobson. Names familiar in the world of boxing and beyond. Why? These fit young men were all legally murdered in a boxing ring. To this list can also be added the names of at least 46 others who gave their lives in the name of boxing. Think also of the thousands injured over the years. The...

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