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  1. Because it's forced to be so by double-entry...

    Because it's forced to be so by double-entry accounting.

    Consider a business with only cash assets (for a simple case). How can the business increase the amount of cash they have?

    1. Borrow...
  2. Question: Deep frying oil

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    By the time you get the oil up to frying...

    By the time you get the oil up to frying temperature, any bacteria in it will have been killed by the heat. The only risk you run from not refrigerating deep fryer oil is that it will go rancid more...
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    This site is more useful if you help someone to...

    This site is more useful if you help someone to determine the correct answer, rather than just providing it. Daisy, you should be able to find in your economics book some equations for determining...
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    The Final Fantasy games do seem to follow a...

    The Final Fantasy games do seem to follow a fairly standard fantasy plotline, so pretty much anything from that genre will be similar in some way or another. My first recommendation would be The...
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    Another advantage - part of getting the permit is...

    Another advantage - part of getting the permit is paying for a building inspector. They will come in at different stages during the construction (you have to book them) and make sure you've done...
  6. Question: Roller Coaster

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    I'd rate you, Capuchin, but apparently, I need to...

    I'd rate you, Capuchin, but apparently, I need to spread some reputation around first. I would make one note on your explanation, though. "Weight" is a dangerous word to use. Yes, technically, and...
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    Is the chimney inside the house, or outside? If...

    Is the chimney inside the house, or outside? If it's inside, it's not too big a problem. Once you get the cement cap off the top (if there is one), the bricks come apart from the top down quite...
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    I have personally removed brick chimney's on my...

    I have personally removed brick chimney's on my parent's house. I used a club hammer and a cold chisel, and just removed the bricks one by one, from the top down. The hardest part was getting...
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    Beware the evil spectre of water poisoning. Yes,...

    Beware the evil spectre of water poisoning. Yes, too much water can kill you.

    It leeches out the salts that are in your body, and are required to make your nerves work properly. If your 3-4...
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    Though more long-winded, I would use "Est-ce...

    Though more long-winded, I would use

    "Est-ce q'il n'y a pas" instead of "N'ont-ils pas." The literal translation would be "Are there no" instead of "Do they not have."

    The problem is in the...
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    I took French until my OAC year (grade XIII), but...

    I took French until my OAC year (grade XIII), but haven't really used it much at all since. Theoretically, I could order a hamburger, or ask where the washroom is, but the reply would have to be...
  12. Question: The future

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    Bots in FPS games will start using 1337 5p34|

    Bots in FPS games will start using 1337 5p34|<, taunting you with cries of "Headshot, motherf$%#@er!" and teabagging your corpse when you're killed. They will be indistinguishable from the annoying...
  13. Question: Proper English

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    Step one: spell it camaraderie. "Camaraderie"...

    Step one: spell it camaraderie.

    "Camaraderie" is a noun. It is a feeling of togetherness between two or more people. Some examples of how it could be used properly:

    "After defeating the evil...
  14. Question: Chemical mixture

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    Bleach is, er, *searches the back of his brain*...

    Bleach is, er, *searches the back of his brain* Sodium Hypochlorite solution.

    That means that it starts as the dry ingredient NaClO, and when you add water, it dissolves in it into Na+ ions, and...
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    It could be tiny tiny bubbles in the water. Try...

    It could be tiny tiny bubbles in the water. Try taking the aerator off your faucet, and see if it's still cloudy. If it's not, then I'd say it's tiny bubbles.
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    Often, it is impossible to perform a literal...

    Often, it is impossible to perform a literal translation of an English phrase into French. You will have more luck if you simplify the sentence down to the bare meaning.

    "Are there no pens or...
  17. Question: Tele sale tips

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    Tip number one - don't call me. ;)

    Tip number one - don't call me. ;)
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    If you plan to never use the chimney, you can...

    If you plan to never use the chimney, you can have the top sealed by a bricklayer. If you do want to use the fireplace, consider installing a wood-burning fireplace insert, or a gas fireplace. Both...
  19. Question: Sonic the hedgehog

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    This page may help you: ...

    This page may help you:

    http://db.gamefaqs.com/console/xbox360/file/sonic_06_boss.txt

    Video Game Cheats - Video Game Reviews - Video Game Codes - Video Game Web Site - GameFAQs is a great...
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    Well, the x-intercept of a line is where the line...

    Well, the x-intercept of a line is where the line crosses the x-axis. The x-axis is defined as all points where y=0. So, all you have to do is substitute y=0 into your equation, then solve for x.
    ...
  21. Question: Math

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    How many do you think it is? Can you think of a...

    How many do you think it is? Can you think of a way to structure this question using things you've learned recently in class?

    We can help you with your problems when you're stuck. We can review...
  22. Question: Canadian Taxes

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    When I worked in the US for four months of a...

    When I worked in the US for four months of a single year, my taxes were a pain in the arse. I had to file in both the US and in Canada. Filing in the US is relatively straightforward, as far as...
  23. Start with a normal dictionary. They distinctly...

    Start with a normal dictionary. They distinctly do not mean the same thing. Off the top of my head, atheism is the belief that there is no god, and deism is the belief in some sort of god (actual...
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    Er, I don't know if the PS2 can autodetect, but...

    Er, I don't know if the PS2 can autodetect, but North America and Europe run on different picture standards. NA uses NTSC, and Eur uses PAL. You can't watch European VHS videos on North American...
  25. Question: Vision and Light

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    There is, in fact, a relationship between...

    There is, in fact, a relationship between aperture (the size of the hole the light comes through) and focal depth, as any photographer can tell you.

    With a large aperture, light rays from a point...
  26. Question: Hard math problem

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    128 = 2^7. 10 = (5 x 2). To be sure that the...

    128 = 2^7. 10 = (5 x 2).

    To be sure that the number is divisible by 128, you will need the last seven digits. This is because 10^7, and all multiples of 10^7, are divisible by 128.

    Similarly,...
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    If you want to paint the wall, you should really...

    If you want to paint the wall, you should really remove all of the wallpaper first anyway. I've pulled some tile off my wall, and the resulting surface was a horrible mess. It took a while working...
  28. Question: Castor sugar

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    Caster sugar is just like normal sugar, except it...

    Caster sugar is just like normal sugar, except it has a slightly smaller grain size. If you are making a cake, then it is unlikely that the grain size will have any affect on the outcome, as the...
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    Well, not a tip for relaxing, but if this is the...

    Well, not a tip for relaxing, but if this is the G2 exit test - exaggerate your head movements.

    The examiner will be watching you to make sure you are checking your mirrors, looking in your blind...
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    Is there any reason why you can't drill down from...

    Is there any reason why you can't drill down from the upstairs room?
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    You can have multiple PATHs set at a single time....

    You can have multiple PATHs set at a single time. By saying:

    set PATH=c:/TC;

    the only path set is c:/TC. If you say:

    set PATH=c:/TC;%PATH%

    You are setting the path to c:/TC as well as...
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    1. French often uses many more participles than...

    1. French often uses many more participles than English. For instance, I think the subject of this sentence should be "Les musiciens" rather than just "musiciens."
    2. I think you have the incorrect...
  33. Interesting tidbit of info - according to the...

    Interesting tidbit of info - according to the electrical code in Ontario, any oven location that does not have a built-in oven requires a 220V oven outlet, regardless of whether you're using a gas...
  34. Northwind's reply is correct, as long as you are...

    Northwind's reply is correct, as long as you are using high-speed internet that connects to one computer through the LAN card. There are many routers available for $20-$30 that will have a port for...
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    Just for my own curiosity, what colour was the...

    Just for my own curiosity, what colour was the copper II sulfate pentahydrate that you added to the solution? Was it white, or blue?

    If it was white, then it was just copper II sulfate (no...
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    I'd invite you to swallow a couple of grams of...

    I'd invite you to swallow a couple of grams of cesium, but you wouldn't get beyond putting it in your mouth before your head was converted to a rapidly expanding gas. It's a reactive metal that...
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    Don't rule out incompetence, either. If someone...

    Don't rule out incompetence, either. If someone pulled a shortcut and wired the neutral of the floodlight back into the GFCI protected circuit (but still used a hot wire from a different circuit),...
  38. Question: Physics

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    With air conditioning? Well, it all depends on...

    With air conditioning? Well, it all depends on the temperature outside, the amount of sun falling on the car, the power of the AC unit, and how much gas is in the tank. Oh, and how much water they...
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    Man, I remember that movie too. He botched up...

    Man, I remember that movie too. He botched up the formula (put too many flies in it?) and so his hair grew way too fast, and his friend had to keep cutting it, even in class. Wow, memories.

    The...
  40. Question: How do you know?

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    In Ontario, at least, you can talk to your...

    In Ontario, at least, you can talk to your child's teachers, and with them, recommend that they be tested to see if they are gifted. Having that label attached to them actually will help, as each...
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    It sounds like you have one of these: ...

    It sounds like you have one of these:

    http://www.diydata.com/planning/central_heating/pipework.htm#single

    If so, according to this web page, it is simply the hot water rising that makes it go...
  42. Question: Heat conductivity

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    Wikipedia has a list of some typical thermal...

    Wikipedia has a list of some typical thermal conductivities for different materials:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal_conductivity
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    Looks okay to me, but I think you took the long...

    Looks okay to me, but I think you took the long route to get there. When you have an equation like that, you are allowed to raise both sides to the same power. That power can be rational,...
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    Don't assume that Vo is zero, there's nothing in...

    Don't assume that Vo is zero, there's nothing in the question that implies it is. In fact, the question implies that Vo is not zero.

    Use your equation y = Vot + 1/2at^2. You have all of the...
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    How many total combinations of letters and digits...

    How many total combinations of letters and digits are there? How many digit-only combinations are there? How many passwords are there that are one character repeated 4 times? Is there any overlap...
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    To me, a bachelor apartment is one that has a...

    To me, a bachelor apartment is one that has a single room for living room/bedroom. I think of them as zero bedroom apartments. However, he says that there are four adults and one child living...
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    My friends pointed out www.nexuswar.com To...

    My friends pointed out

    www.nexuswar.com

    To me recently. It's evolved from the original Urban Dead game, with similar mechanics. Helps me out, because I'm a compulsive game player. Each...
  48. Question: Trig

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    Trigonometry is all about using the equations...

    Trigonometry is all about using the equations that you know to solve for the unknown. Here you are given the lengths of two of the sides of a right triangle, and asked for one of the angles. Which...
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    Heehee! Sounds like a great practical joke, if...

    Heehee! Sounds like a great practical joke, if your friend doesn't mind having his face burnt off!
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    Flying beds and dream worlds remind me of...

    Flying beds and dream worlds remind me of Bedknobs and Broomsticks. It's not completely animated, and it's a pretty old movie too.

    http://imdb.com/title/tt0066817/
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