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3.4.1 Describing characteristics

The following expressions are useful when you are describing something.

There is/are

There is a large open-plan reception area.

There are 55 parking spaces.

Has/have [got]

The site has 1,000 m2 of storage space.

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2.4 How thick is Europa's ice?

You learned in Section 1.4 that geophysical data show the 'icy' outer part of Europa to be about 100 km thick, but that the information is inadequate to distinguish between the extreme possibilities of solid ice all the way down to the bedrock and a floating sheet of ice supported above a liquid ocean (Author(s): The Open University

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1.2 Resource availability and species diversity

A wide range of ecosystems has been studied in terms of their species diversity and the availability of resources. Each produces an individual relationship between these two variables, but a common pattern emerges from most of them, especially when plant diversity is being considered. This pattern has been named the humped-back relationship and suggests diversity is greatest at intermediate levels of productivity in many systems (Figure 1.5).

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This free course provided an introduction to studying Mathematics. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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The Romantics
How did Romantic writers address questions of identity? How did their experiences influence the way they expressed themselves? The Romantic period saw a rise in creative, artistic and intellectual pursuits in eighteenth century Europe. The era placed greater emphasis on emotion and intuition as opposed to the scientific rationalisation which had gained prominence during ‘The Age of Enlightenment’. In this audio selection, a panel of experts evaluate various elements of this movement and asse
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3 Somatic gene therapy

There is a distinction between somatic cells, those making up almost all of the body, and germline cells, which are the eggs and sperm and the cells that produce them. Somatic gene therapy is the transfer of genes into the somatic cells of the patient, such as cells of the bone marrow, and hence the new DNA does not enter the eggs or sperm. The genes transferred are usually normal alleles that could ‘correct’ the mutant or disease alleles of the recipient (see Study Note 2: The
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1.1 Introduction

This online tutorial is designed to help you familiarise yourself with the software package SPSS and learn about basic statistics. You will need to follow the instructions within each activity in the sequence presented to complete the course.

Some activities have questions, whilst others will encourage you to explore the various software options. All are designed to help you think about how SPSS works and how to carry out some basic statistical work.

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Hydroélectricité : ressources et "mix énergétique" (Vidéo)

Dans cette vidéo, François Collombat discute de la contribution de l'hydroélectricité au mix énergétique. Il met notamment en évidence l'intérêt de ce type d'énergie pour la gestion des effets de pointe et d'ultra-pointe.


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1.1 Experiencing film music

People hear and experience film music differently, and it is important to respect and explore this subjectivity. No answer is wrong, but merely representative of different cultural perceptions.

‘All that I can say about my method in writing music for films is that it is intensely personal. I work completely emotionally. I cannot intellectualize about the role of music in film. I decide if it should be there purel
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2.4.1 Interdependence

The definition suggests that it is a simple matter to recognise the carer in a given situation. In some, perhaps most, care relationships this is true. However, the case of the Durrant family is complicated. Both Arthur and Lynne are included in categories often seen as needing the services of a carer – Lynne has a learning disability, Arthur's health is impaired by illness. But both have a claim to be seen as carers, too.

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The Ocean Floor - by StudyJams
Earth's most magnificent and enormous landforms are all on the ocean floor.  Volcanoes and earthquakes change the ocean floor, creating new landforms.  Erosion on land also deposits minerals and animal matter on the ocean floor.  Learn more about the ocean floor with this slide show from StudyJams.  Vibrant photos are set to music, with information written under each photo.  A short, self-checking quiz is also provided with this link.
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Join your guides Brady Gaster and Cory Fowler as they talk to the product teams in Redmond as well as the web community.

This week Brady and Cory are joined by Ryan Jones from the Windows Azure Web Sites team. Ryan is the PM for Windows Azure Services for Windows Server a new o
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These videos look at the issue of ‘gating’ in the context of border control policies and practices concerning international migrants. You will come across ideas of inclusion and exclusion, and how these relate to internal as well as external borders. The external border on which part of the video focuses is in southern Spain, where the experiences of African migrants are explored and forms of border control identified. These experiences are related to the UK where bordering is explored th
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2.2 Memory

You should now be beginning to build up a picture of what a computer is: you know it needs input and output devices to communicate with the world outside and a processor to carry out the instructions that are programmed into it. But where are these instructions stored within the computer? The answer is that they are stored within what is called the computer's main memory, along with any data needed to carry them out.

However, the main memory in computers like PCs is much too smal
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2.4.1 Try some yourself

Activity 13

The frequency diagram below shows the numbers of people in different age groups in a sample of the UK population.

  • (a) What is the width of each age group?


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