Sound Advice – Alliteration, Consonance, and Assonance

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Students often overlook how sound as a device can add to the quality of their analysis when writing a commentary essay. Don't let that be you! In this month's blog, learn how to gain the grade you want with sound analysis.

Do we really need Trigonometry?

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Students tend to ask the question, do we really need to learn trigonometry when I will not be using it in real life? So, is trigonometry essential to us? Well, yes it is important. In fact, trigonometry is actually used in many areas of our daily lives.

Everything you Need to Know About Big-O Notation

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Ever wonder how does one measure the efficiency of a program? In computer science, an easy example is Big-O notation, where the number of times of iteration would be represented as a function of input size, making it a helpful method in comparing and choosing algorithm.

How Does a Calculator Find Sine of an Angle?

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Ever wonder how you can calculate sine of an angle without a scientific calculator? Here is a brief introduction on finding the answer with only adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.

Chemistry How To: Titration

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In order to determine the content in an unknown solution, chemist would use a method called titration. Not only is it common in laboratories, it appears on tests too! Follow these 3 steps to understand every titration process!

Monty Hall Problem

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The Monty Hall Problem is a famous problem that has been around for decades and originated from an American game show. This brain teaser was first solved by Steve Selvin and later Marilyn vos Savant, but many have debated whether their answer is mathematically accurate.

Does Natural Gas Have A Future?

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We need not throw the baby with the bathwater, environmentalists need to have a deeper think on natural gas.

Tacoma Bridge Disaster

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In this article, we will examine how resonance works. Resonance is a very powerful phenomenon in nature, be it climate change to collapsing bridge.

Devices: form and function

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Devices move across genres—there are poetic devices, literary devices and rhetorical devices—but, no matter their genre or their names, their form (what they look like) remains constant and their function (what they do) will always be variable. Knowing this about devices makes language analysis all the more easier and interesting. Let me show you.

Chemistry How To: Electrochemical Cell

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In this blog, we demonstrate the most common redox reactions in chemistry, electrochemical cells. Learn how to identify electrodes and solve questions with examples!

AP English Literature: How to Tackle Poetry for Multiple Choice Questions (Part 2)

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The AP exams are coming up! Don't miss my guide on how to answer multiple choice questions for AP English Literature!

AP English Literature: How to Tackle Poetry for Multiple Choice Questions

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Poetry for AP English Literature can be daunting. However, a few simple strategies can make it manageable!

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