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Multidisciplinary nature of Environmental Studies The word environment is derived from the French verb ‘environner’ which means to ‘encircle or surround’. Thus our environment can be defined as the physical, chemical and biological world that surround us as well as the complex of social and cultural conditions affecting...
not possible to conduct laboratory experiments, nor is it possible to fully unravel the process of human decisionmaking. “Economics is the study of how we the people engage ourselves in production, distribution and consumption of goods and services in a society.” Normative economics and Positive Economics:...
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The Men Who Knew the Value of Nothing
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Why Poor Countries Are Poor
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one apartment. You should also observe that when demand curves have the “staircase” shape used here, there will typically be a range of prices where supply equals demand. Thus we will ask for the the highest and lowest price in the range.
1.1 (3) Suppose that we have 8 people who want to rent an apartment...
different from those of previous generations. Some people say this has had a negative effect on their health.
To what extend do you agree or disagree with this statement?
Lifestyle of children today is not same how it was decades before. Some people believe/argue/think that the way children eat and...
INTRODUCTION: In Power System network, in order to transmit and distribute the generated power, it is necessary to install “SUBSTATIONS” at strategic points to work at required voltage level since “HIGH VOLTAGE TRANSMISSION” is resorted to. The Sub stations are classified as “GRID” of “RADIAL” Substations...
Brief Review 3. Interdependence and the Gains from Trade Part Two: Supply and Demand I: How Markets Work 4. The Market Forces of Supply and Demand 5. Elasticity and Its Application 6. Supply, Demand, and Government Policies Part Three: Supply and Demand II: Markets and Welfare 7. Consumers, Producers, and...
REVISION MODULE FOR THE MASTERY OF THE BASICS IN SPM CHEMISTRY
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Chemistry in the Kitchen
1. Growing Food
1.1 Chemicals Needed for Life
1.2 Fertilizers and their Problems
1.3 pH of Soil
1.4 Hunger Problems
2.1 Physical and Chemical Change
2.2 Effects of Cooking
3. What is Cooking?: Methods of Cooking
3.1 Baking: Chocolate Chip Cookies
• Brecht, Bertolt, Life of Galileo (1)
• Greene, Graham, The Quiet American (2)
• Hillman, R & Mazari, N, The Rugmaker of Mazar-e-Sharif (A) (4)
• Paradise Road, (Director: Bruce Beresford) (A) (3)
Style and Form
Feature Article (magazine, newspaper...
The argumentative essay is a very useful test of a student’s ability to think logically.
Argue: v. 1. to persuade someone to do or not do something.
2. to give the reasons for your opinion, idea, belief, etc.
Argumentative: adj. someone who is argumentative...
account of ill effects/damage on to environment.
From 1900 to 2000 population increased by 3 times while energy consumption by 14 times!
All energy sources ultimately come from the sun, the moon or the earth.
Sources of Energy
Solar energy drives the following:
through economic history and spot the trends • Understand micro- and macroeconomics • Get to grips with consumer behaviour and its influence on the economy • Spot the signs of a recession and see how economic decisions affect you
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IELTS ESSAY SAMPLE
1. As computers are being used more and more in education, there will be soon no
role for teachers in the classroom.
There have been immense advances in technology in most aspects of people's lives,
especially in the field of education. Nowadays, an increasing...
of Tamilnadu. This book has been printed on 60 GSM Paper.
Biology or Life science has made rapid progress. Advancements in several fields of Science and Technology have provided the tools to understand life processes. As humanity faces several problems related to population growth, environmental...
Slack Adjusters and Brake Lining 16 Wedge Brakes 20 Disc Brakes 21 Air-Over-Hydraulic Brake Systems 21 Section Summary Questions 24 Section Three - How the Basic System Works 25 Basic Air Brake System 26 One-way Check Valve 26 Air Pressure Gauge 27 Brake Application Gauge 27 Low Pressure Warning Device...