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How To Convert Feet to Kilometers - Example Problem
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How To Convert Feet to Kilometers - Example Problem

This example problem demonstrates how to convert feet to kilometers. Feet To Kilometers Conversion Problem The average commercial jet flies around an altitude of 32,500 feet. How high is this in kilometers? Conversion Solution 1 foot = 0.3048 meters 1000 m = 1 km Set up the conversion to the desired unit will be canceled out.

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University of the District of Columbia Admissions

University of the District of Columbia Description: The University of the District of Columbia is a historically black, public university located in Washington, D.C. (learn about other D.C. colleges). It is the only public university in the District of Columbia and one of the few urban land grant institutions in the United States.
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What Does the Word 'Aryan' Actually Mean?

Aryan is probably one of the most misused and abused words ever to come out of the field of linguistics. What the term Aryan actually means and what it has come to mean are two vastly different things. Unfortunately, errors by some scholars in the 19th and early 20th centuries brought about its association with racism, anti-Semitism, and hate.
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Fredericton, the Capital of New Brunswick

Fredericton is the capital city of the province of New Brunswick, Canada. With a downtown of only 16 blocks, this picturesque capital city provides the benefits of a larger city while still being affordable. Fredericton is strategically located on the Saint John River and is within a day's drive of Halifax, Toronto, and New York City.
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Mount St. Mary's University Admissions

Mount St. Mary's University Admissions Overview: Mount St. Mary's University has an acceptance rate of 62%, and applicants with grades and standardized test scores that are average or better have a good chance of being admitted. Students will need to submit an application form, SAT or ACT scores, a letter of recommendation, and high school transcripts to apply.
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Tips for Teaching Multiple Preps

Many teachers have to face the challenge of teaching multiple preps in a given year at some point during their career. For example, a high school social studies teacher could be assigned to teach two classes of basic level Economics, one class of American History, and two classes American Government.
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Edward Waters College Admissions

Edward Waters College Admissions Overview: Edward Waters College's admissions are not highly selective--students with solid grades and test scores have a good chance of being admitted. In addition to submitting an application (either online or through the mail), interested students will need to submit official scores from the SAT or ACT, and high school transcripts.
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10 Ways to Impress a Science Fair Judge

How do you know if your science fair project has what it takes to win an award at the science fair? Here are 10 ways you can impress the science fair judge and take the prize. Make a genuine scientific breakthrough or invent something new. Judges admire creativity and genuine innovation. You don't need to cure cancer, but you should try to look at something in a novel way or devise a new procedure or product.
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The 2 Common North American Ash Trees

An ash tree commonly refers to trees of the genus Fraxinus (from Latin "ash tree") in the olive family Oleaceae . The ashes are usually medium to large trees, mostly deciduous though a few subtropical species are evergreen. Identification of ash during the spring/early summer growing season is straight forward.
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November Writing and Journal Prompts

November is a great month to step back and count our blessings. The month offers a range of activities, many associated with football and meals and family. Here are writing prompts, one for each day of the month of November. These prompts been chosen to highlight special days throughout the month. These can be used as daily warm-ups, journal entries, or opportunities for speaking and listening.
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Timeline of the 1970 October Crisis

In October 1970, two cells of the Front de Libération du Québec (FLQ), a revolutionary organization promoting an independent and socialist Quebec, kidnapped British Trade Commissioner James Cross and Quebec Labour Minister Pierre Laporte. Armed forces were sent into Quebec to help the police and the federal government invoked the War Measures Act, temporarily suspending civil liberties.
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The Many Uses of Plastics

Most modern plastics are based on organic chemicals that offer manufacturers a huge range of physical properties that is still growing. There was a time when anything made of plastic was considered to be of inferior quality, but those days are past. You are probably wearing plastic right now, maybe a polyester/cotton mix garment or even glasses or a watch with plastic components.
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Did My Ancestor Come Through Ellis Island?

While the majority of immigrants during the peak years of U.S. immigration arrived through Ellis Island (more than 1 million in 1907 alone), millions more immigrated through other American ports including Castle Garden, which served New York from 1855-1890; the New York Barge Office; Boston, MA; Baltimore, MD; Galveston, TX; and San Francisco, CA.
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Columbia International University Admissions

Columbia International University Admissions Overview: CIU is a fairly selective school--only about one-third of those who applied in 2015 were accepted. To apply, interested students can send in a completed application along with a personal essay (applicants can choose from a few prompts), a church leader's recommendation, high school transcripts, and SAT or ACT scores.
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Gasoline Gallon Equivalents (GGE)

In the simplest terms, Gasoline Gallon Equivalents are used to determine the amount of energy produced by alternative fuels as they compare to the energy produced by one gallon of gasoline (114,100 BTUs). Using fuel energy equivalents provides the user with a comparison tool for gauging various fuels against a known constant that has relative meaning.
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How to Find Adult Education and Earn Your GED in Ohio

GED (General Educational Development) testing in the state of Ohio is handled by the Ohio Department of Education. The state is continuing its partnership with GED Testing Service and, as of January 1, 2014, offers the new 2014 computer-based GED test. The Ohio GED site is very easy to use and offers lots of helpful information, including the dates of when the information is updated, so you know what you are reading is current.
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St. John's College Annapolis Admissions

St. John's College in Annapolis, with test-optional admissions, does not require students to submit scores from the SAT or the ACT. The school has holistic admissions, meaning that it looks at various aspects of an applicant's application, not just grades and scores, but essays, academic history, extracurricular activities, etc.
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Tarentum and the Pyrrhic War

Sparta's one colony, Tarentum, in Italy, was a wealthy commercial center with a navy, but an inadequate army. When a Roman squadron of ships arrived at the coast of Tarentum, in violation of a treaty of 302 that denied Rome access to its harbor, the Tarentines sank the ships, killed the admiral, and added insult to injury by spurning Roman ambassadors.
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Budget Line and Indifference Curve Practice Problems

In microeconomic theory, an indifference curve generally refers to a graph that illustrates different levels of utility, or satisfaction, of a consumer who has been presented with assorted combinations of goods. That is to say that at any point on the graphed curve, the consumer holds no preference for one combination of goods over another.
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Dallas Baptist University Admissions

Dallas Baptist University Admissions Overview: Dallas Baptist University, with an acceptance rate of 43%, is a somewhat selective school, as over half of those who apply will not be admitted. Students will generally need grades and test scores above average in order to be accepted. In addition to an application form, prospective students will need to submit SAT or ACT scores, high school transcripts, and a personal essay.
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Quotes From 'Rappaccini's Daughter'

Rappaccini's Daughter is a short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The work centers around a young man, and a beautiful young woman (with her brilliant and inventive father entering the scenes periodically). The work (and author) are famous for being representation of American Romantic literature (Hawthorne is also famous for The Scarlet Letter).
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