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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Going To The Theater

    Watching movies has become a favorite past time for many people. Especially in small towns where there is not much to do on the weekends or during the week. What it all comes down to is where do you want to watch a movie at? Why not watch a movie at home? Is the theater really your best bet? Why spend time driving to a theater to pay a ton of money on your ticket and a small wimpy bag of popcorn that is too buttery only to end up having to sit behind a loud group of obnoxious people? All of this when you could be in the comfort of your own home watching Netflix with people you actually want to be around and not just that, you could also just drive to your local dollar tree and spend $1 on a box of popcorn with 5 bags in it. It all depends on…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Grandma Macs House

    sitting at the table. These two rooms, besides outside were where we spent a majority of our time. My grandma 's house always smelled like coffee, fried foods and whatever she was baking. During the holidays, the smell of chicken and noodles filled the air, along with all the other dishes just completed the perfect tease to get anyone’s stomach to rumble. The aroma of laughter filled the room, everyone loved being together. Every Thanksgiving and Christmas were prodigious, in her tiny two…

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  • Reflective Essay: Keep Midland Beautiful

    wasn’t very enthused. But, actually going with people I enjoyed being around, and seeing that there was a ton to do, I was glad that I could be of service. A couple years ago, when I lived in Midland, TX, we had a thing called Keep Midland Beautiful that I would volunteer at. They would always assign my group to a place where it would take about 20 minutes to pick up, and then we could leave. So, my first impression of this was that it wouldn’t take the two hours assigned and we could leave in…

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  • 10 Americans Reflection

    That being said however, I know I would still give. Right now in my life I don’t have a ton of money to give, so I give my time. I think that as people we are here to help others, and we need to do that. A large part of my belief of this comes from Jesus. He instructed us to give, and not hold on to money, for it can’t bring you happiness. I know that it would be hard, but that if I had a lot of money, I would give. That is what we are called to do, and that is what I have seen my family and…

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  • Analysis Of Half Ton Man

    The documentary "Half Ton Man" that was shown in nutrition class focus on a man that was so obese that his weight exceed what any doctors have ever seen before. His entire life he had issues with his weight eventually leading him to be stuck in his house for about 7 years. His obese issue became known to the world after he was move from his home to the hospital by breaking the wall of his house. The movie revealed that his life was in danger due to being obese and that he may not live. However,…

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  • Case Study Monopolistic Competition

    1. a). Suppose that company A is the only producer of Vitamin D and act as a monopolist.Suppose the company produces 40 units of Vitamin D at $4/unit. If the company decidesto produce 10 units more, what is the price effect? What is the quantity effect? Would thecompany then have an incentive to produce 10 more units?If BASF produces 10 moretons, it now produces 50 tons and the price would fall to $3 per ton. On each of the40 tons it was already producing, it would lose $1. So the price effect…

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  • Community Garden Essay

    508,800 short tons/year 508,800 short tons/year x (2000 lb)/(1 short ton) x (1 kg)/(2.20462 lb) x (1 metric ton)/(1000 kg) = 461,576.1446 metric tons/year Land-area harvested = 32,300 acres x (1 hectare)/(2.47105 acres) =13,071.3664 ha Yield = (461,576.1446 metric tons/year)/(13,071.3664 ha) = 35.3120 metric tons/ha per year 2) Onions: 43,900 acres, yielding 1,143,800 short tons/year 1,143,800 short tons/yr x (2000 lb)/(1 short ton) x (1 kg)/(2.20462 lb) x (1 metric ton)/(1000 kg) =…

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  • Camelina Case Study Summary

    BSM Camelina expansion modeling Camelina net annual grower payment per acre Production cost per acre Yield (a) 2.3(ton/hactare) Conversion (b) 2.47 (acres/hactare) Production (c=a/b) 0.931(ton/acres) Production cost1 (d) 228.71($/ton) Jacob (Breakeven cost) Production cost2 (d*c) 212.97($/acre) Grower payment per acre Payment(USD/acre)=crop price (USD/ton)* yield (ton/acre) The crop price is a changing variable in response to the gap between production and demand annually. Therefore…

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  • Banana Puree Case Study

    number) purchased quantity / forecast is estimated to more than 2.200.000 kg (2.200 tons) for 2016. The country of its origin is Ecuador while the port of departure of the product’s shipment is Guayaquil. The packaging type of Banana Puree is in aseptic drums with a net weight of 250 kg each. The shipment of the product occurs in a 20’ foot full container load with a capacity of 70 drums and a net weight of 20.000 kg (20 tons) per container. The recommended shipment temperature of Banana Puree…

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  • Essay On How To Prevent The Cold War

    During the Cold War, the U.S came up with a foreign policy to prevent and stop the spread of communism throughout the other nations, by the use of diplomacy and foreign aid. The U.S would do anything necessary to stop communism from spreading by the Soviet Union. The two allied nations after WWII, Soviet Union and the U.S, quickly had different ideas on how to run their nations. The Soviets wanted to spread communism and the U.S wanted to spread democracy. So to prevent it the U.S took action…

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