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    Counter Euclid's Elements

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    are encouraged to use skepticism when learning and to question the material they are analyzing. In the work, Elements, by Euclid, the author structures his argument and thesis around predetermined or defined terms that are his initial chapters of the work. The ability to define these terms helps clarify…

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    According to Euclid’s Elements, Book I, “Parallel straight lines are those straight lines which, being in the same plane and being produced indefinitely in both directions, do not meet one another in either direction.” Euclid defines about parallel lines at last of his definition of Book I which he uses to prove a lot of his proposition. He proves two lines are parallel lines in proposition 27 and uses parallel lines properties in every proposition after that. Therefore, this paper seeks to…

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    Imhotep's Accomplishments

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    The Greek mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras (c. 580-c. 500 B.C.) is one of the few figures in ancient times, or indeed in any age, who warrants comparison to the extraordinary Imhotep. Although he is best known for his famous geometrical theorem, his accomplishments ranged far beyond mathematics and involved areas as diverse as music, politics, and religion. Like Imhotep, he was a figure larger than life. Some historians suggest that he never really lived; in fact it appears highly likely…

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    Johnny Martinez Period 7th Pythagorean Theorem The Pythagorean Theorem also known as Pythagoras’s theorem is a relation in Euclidean geometry that are the tree sides of a right triangle. It’s the sum of the areas of the two squares on the legs equals the area of the square on the hypotenuse. The equation use for it is A squared plus B squared equals C squared.The Theorem relates the lengths of the three sides of any…

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    Building Rapport Essay

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    the agent 0 Agent does not meet elements A - C of the standard 8 Agent meets elements A - C of the standard Building Value Standard Description: Clear communication and honesty is the foundation to building trust. Accuracy needs to be followed according to the policies and procedures. In an effort to help protect our Better Business Bureau’s A+ rating as well as ensure that every customer has a great Beachbody experience. Accuracy includes processing the customer’s order…

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    Nothing is Needed for Something Many people judge their success on how much they have and the material possessions around them; Ernest Hemingway, however, believes people must accept they are nothing to achieve true success and happiness. Nothingness is a difficult concept for many to grasp, but it becomes more clear with age what nothingness means. People also often do not want to accept or believe they are nothing in the world. Most believe they have a specific purpose and are in some way…

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    Rameau's Nephew Analysis

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    Explication: Rameau’s Nephew This paper is an explication of a small passage from Denis Diderot’s dialogue, Rameau’s Nephew. First, I will begin by identifying the taxonomic elements I used to examine the text, and then go on to acknowledge the relationships between these elements and how they connect throughout the text. With this evidence, I will proceed by stating a few possibilities of meaning that might be observed in the passage and then tied to the rest of the dialogue. Through this…

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    Drama Responding Analysis

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    Educators: Assessment 2 Drama Responding. Drama elements or “the elements”(Dinham,2011) how it’s referred to in delivering in authentic arts education, is building blocks of drama employed in shaping the dramatic action to create meaning in a film, book and song. These elements are important in dramatic performances because it shows you the “tools” you can work with to shape the dramatic presentation of ideas. By having the elements in your performance it enhances the performance and it also…

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    ~Narkissa's POV~ I gained the element fire, Echo gained water; Luna gained wind. We only had the three elements, there is another one. The elements were just an amazing bonus. Echo also has the ability to become invisible. Luna can control the weather, if it is not too out of control. I can have visions of future events. "Fire is the fuel that powers your energy, that gives you drive, courage and ambition. We need air to breathe and without it we would not exist. It is the element that…

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    The appetitive element comes from the desire to look at the dead bodies, which he knows is wrong, yet he desires to look at them. The spirited element comes into play as he furiously yells at his own eyes for giving in to such the desire. This shows conflict within an individual that can occur in all. However, this is a case of one element taking over one of the other elements, and Socrates has laid out that they should not overtake another one. Therefore, it is story that should make…

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