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Strategies for Successful Internet Business
ine the characteristics of the Internet, and discuss the Internet as a catalyst for a business paradigm shift
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2.1 Looking at each of the possible alternative outcomes

Investment risk is synonymous with uncertainty of outcome, so it is logical to try to quantify risk by looking at the relative uncertainty, or probability, of each of the possible alternative outcomes.

Suppose that we are interested in investing in the shares of Company X, and want to know:

  • What is the mean or average expected total return for the next year?

  • What is the degree of risk or uncertainty in this mean figure?


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Introduction

In recent years, scientists have made huge gains in their understanding of how genes can be altered and transferred from one organism to another - but that knowledge has been acquired amidst controversy and concern. The deep ethical concerns that have resulted from the emergence of genetic manipulation are explored in this course. We begin with an examination of the basic structure and function of genes. A number of pioneering examples and techniques are explored, helping to explain why our p
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Costa Rica the Garden Between Oceans
This video teaches about Costa Rica: climate, animal/plant life, trade, location, way of life, history, etc.  The video has very vivid images of plant and animal life.  Underneath the video is a list of questions for students to answer.  While this video would interest younger students, the teacher might have to explain some vocabulary words.  (26:00)
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2.1 Working through the section

This section examines Hume's reasons for being complacent in the face of death, as these are laid out in his suppressed essay of 1755, ‘Of the immortality of the soul’. More generally, they examine some of the shifts in attitude concerning death and religious belief that were taking place in Europe at the end of the eighteenth century, through examination of this and other short essays.

These changes were wide ranging and driven by many factors. Religion touched every aspect of cult
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Three Little Kittens
A librarian recites a fingerplay called "Three Little Kittens". This is not the traditional nursery rhyme version of "Three Little Kittens". (00:34)
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7.3.1 Finding the 2's complement

In Section 2.4 you saw how to find the 2's complement representation of any given positive or negative denary integer, but it is also useful to be able to find the additive inverse of a 2's complement integer without going into and out of denary. For instance, 1111 1100 (−4) is the additive inverse, or 2's complement, of 0000 0100 (+4), but how does one find the additive inverse without converting both binary integers to their denary equivalents?

The answer is that the additive inve
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2.5.1 The reductionist perspective

Although theology had been thought of as ultimate knowledge, in post-Enlightenment thought, religion came to be seen by many in the West as a hindrance to progress and the advancement of human knowledge. Some came to believe that a rational and scientific way of looking at the world, unconstrained by religious belief and ‘superstition’, would lead to religion becoming redundant.

In the nineteenth century, this idea was boosted by Darwinian theories of evolution. Charles Darwin’s <
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The Story of India- Liberation and Freedom (pt.5)
This documentary traces Indian history through the occupation by the
British to the promise of the 21st. Century.

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8.2 Evidence

The purpose of the evidence you present is to show you can use different ways to learn. This means your example could be an assignment, project report, video recording, etc. that includes activities where you have taken responsibility for when and how you learned, perhaps as part of a distance-learning course (independent learning), and work you have learned using a different approach, perhaps by attending a tutorial, seminar, taking part in an e-conference, workshop, training session with a
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Keep on learning

Study another free course

There are more than 800 courses on OpenLearn for you to choose from on a range of subjects. 

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Real Brazilian Conversations #10: Seriados e filmes
André and Filipe are cousins and good friends. They share some opinions about their favorite comedy TV Shows and talk a little bit about the Batman V Superman movie (NO SPOILERS). The post Real...

Check out our website, reallylearnportuguese.com and find out more how we can help you to improve your Portuguese language skills!

The American Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant
This video discusses Ulysses S. Grant.  American history is so much more than dates and documents — it's the dynamic story of the real men and women, immigrants and Native Americans, who together built our country. Disney's 'The American Presidents' is a fresh and relevant narrative (developed with a former producer of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report) about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first Afric
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Billie Holiday singing "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" 1958
Billie Holiiday singing live "What a little moonlight can do".  Black and white video (3:09)
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Audiobook Classic 'OLIVER TWIST' by Charles Dickens
This is an audio reading of a part of the novel, Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens.  Image of Charles Dickens is displayed throughout the reading.

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Researching Your Speech Topic
Researching Your Speech Topic. Part of the series: How to Pick a Public Speech Topic. Evidence is important to any speech. Get tips for finding evidence for your public speaking occasion in this free video clip from a professional public speaker.
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7.4 Using flowcharts to describe a task (contd)

Now consider what happens when you are weighing, for example, flour on a set of scales. You slowly add more flour to the scalepan until you reach the desired weight. As you do this the display constantly changes, showing the weight increasing as you add more flour. To do this, the scales’ computer must repeatedly examine the input and update the display each time it does so. The flowcharts in figures Author(s): The Open University

1.8.3 Explaining the observations

Having made and reviewed our observations, we are now in a position to interpret them – why are the rocks the way they are? The sedimentary strata that we see in Figure 16 were likely to have been deposited in essentially horizontal layers, so why is one set tilted and the other horizontal? To answer
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2008.02.06 - IT Updates (Video)
IT Updates - Various Presenters ISO Block - Steve Scott Year Start Updates - Various Presenters
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2.2 Using specific or general questions

Notice the difference between closed questions and open questions.

Closed questions

These questions are very specific and the answers give precise information.

  • Are there sites available?

  • Yes.

  • Has it got air conditioning?

  • No.

  • Where is Preston?

  • In the north-west of England.

  • What's the population?

  • 128
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