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What is the difference between arithmetic and mathematics?

It is a useless exercise to establish difference between arithmetic and mathematics. Mathematics is abroad term that arithmetic as one of its branches. To move further in this topic it’s important to define both these terms ...

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Does the orbit of a planet cross the orbit of another?

The size of universe is beyond imagination. It is made up of thousands of galaxies and one of these thousands of galaxies is our own galaxy i.e. Milky Way. Milky Way is made up of ...

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When Did The Ice Age End?

The grand Ice Age occurred at some point in the Pleistocene era, which began about two million years back and persisted till 11,000 years back. An "ice age" or, more specifically, "glacial age" is a ...

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Where Is The Tornado Alley?

It is rather a loosely defined territory in the United States and the term refers to the areas where the occurrence of tornadoes is more frequent than the rest of the nation. It is a ...

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Where Is Cypress City?

Cypress is a small suburban city located in north western Orange County, California, to the east of the San Gabriel River Highway (605) in the United States. The city is approximately 21 kilometers north of ...

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Where Is Mesopotamia?

Mesopotamia refers to the area between the Tigris-Euphrates Rivers in the Middle East. It corresponds to modern day Iraq and parts of Syria, Iran and Turkey. The name comes from two Greek words mesos "middle" ...

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Where Is Transylvania?

After being for millennia under the Hungarian Empire, the territory of Transylvania was bound to the Kingdom of Romania under after the World War I. It is still a moving issue for many Hungarians. Transylvania ...

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Where Is Yellowstone?

Yellowstone is America’s first national park and it is extends across in the three US states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. Wyoming houses 96% of the park by land area. The park’s land area is ...

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Where Is Stonehenge?

It is located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 3.2 kilometers west of Amesbury. It was declared a World Heritage Site in 1986 by UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization). Archeologists say ...

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Where Is Springfield?

Where is the City of Homes? It is a city in the county seat of Hampden County in Massachusetts in the United States. It is the third largest city in the state of Massachusetts. It was ...

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Where Is Venus?

Venus is second planet to the sun in our solar system; the first being Mercury and the third the Earth. Its maximum distance from the sun (aphelion) can be 1.09 x 108 km and the ...

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What Are The Ten Most Endangered Species Of Plants And Animals?

(1)Black Rhino: This species is native to southern and eastern Africa and there are less than 3,000 left in the world. Although the killing of black rhinos has been banned for the past two decades ...

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Where Is The Bermuda Triangle?

It is an imaginary area which resembles a triangle situated off the southeastern Atlantic coast of the United States. If is roughly the area contained by the (imaginary) lines connecting Bermuda, Florida and Puerto Rico. ...

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When Was The Planet Venus Discovered?

Venus is the brightest object in the sky after the sun and the moon and it is among the five planets – Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn – which are visible to the naked ...

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When Were Weeds Discovered?

No one knows when weeds were discovered. It is likely that the humans came across weeds for the first time when they began cultivating land. Weeds would have been as much of a nuisance to ...

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How To Get Rid Of Regrets?

One of the songs by the late Frank Sinatra had this line in it: “Regrets, I’ve had a few, but then again, too few to mention.” He did mention those regrets, however, so it would ...

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What Is Laila?

Laila was the first tropical cyclone of the North Indian oceanic cyclonic season in 2010. It developed in the Bay of Bengal in the middle of May, 2010 and hit the south Indian states of ...

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When Was Venezuela Discovered?

Venezuela, in South America was discovered in 1498 during the third voyage of Christopher Columbus. More explorers came in the following years and Alonso de Ojeda, a Spanish navigator, was one of them. He was ...

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Where Is Auburn?

Auburn is the largest city in east Alabama and it is located in the Lee County, Alabama in the United States. The locals also call the city ‘the Loveliest Village on the Plains’ but the ...

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Where Is Rodanthe?

Rodanthe is an unincorporated community situated on Hatteras Island in Dare County, North Carolina, in the US. The community is famous for its celebrating ‘Old Christmas’ on 6th January each year instead of 25th December. ...

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Where Is The North Pole?

There are two north poles: the geographic North Pole and the magnetic north pole. The Magnetic north pole keeps on changing its position so the distance between the two is not fixed. By definition the ...

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What Is Acoustics?

Acoustics is the science which studies mechanical waves (colloquially termed as sound) present in gases, solids or liquids. The name comes from the Greek language word which means ‘ready to hear’. Acoustics is primarily applied ...

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Why India Is Called A Sub-Continent?

A landmass is named a subcontinent if it geographically and politically distanced from the rest of the continent. The same definition applies to South Asia. That is why it is called a subcontinent and ...

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Where Is Pearl Harbor?

Where is Pu?uloa? The Pearl Harbor (known to Hawaiians as Pu?uloa) is a lagoon harbor located on the island of O’ahu Hawai’i on the west of the island of Honolulu in the Pacific Ocean. It houses ...

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Where Is St. Lucia?

Where is Saint Lucia? Saint Lucia or Sainte Lucie is an island country situated in the eastern Caribbean Sea. Saint Vincent and the Lesser Antilles is a neighbouring nation. Castries is the capital of St. Lucia. ...

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Where Is Persia?

Where is Iran? Iran is located in the Middle East bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Caspian Sea and it is sandwiched between Iraq in the west and Pakistan in the East. The official name ...

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Where Is Normandy?

Normandy is situated along the English Channel coast of Northern France and comprises territory in both France and Britain. It is sandwiched between Brittany to the west and Picardy to the east. The name of ...

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Where Is NASA?

The NASA headquarters are located on 300 E Street SW, Washington DC, in the United States. NASA is an acronym which stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration and it became operational on 1 October, ...

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Where Is Jupiter?

Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system and it is the fifth planet from the sun; the fourth and sixth being Mars and Saturn respectively. The planet is heavier than all other planets ...

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Where Is Korea?

The modern term refers to two nations – North Korea and South Korea. The region is collectively known as the ‘Korean Peninsula’ and it borders China to the west and Russia to the north. The Korean ...

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Where Is Patagonia?

The Patagonia is a geographic region comprising of the southernmost portion of the South American continent. It spans across two countries, Argentina and Chile. Its area is 1,043,076 square kilometers and around two million people ...

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Where Is Lake Tahoe?

Lake Tahoe is situated in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, on the west of Carson City in the state of Nevada in the United States. It also borders the state of California. The lake is famous ...

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Where Is Machu Picchu?

Where is the lost city of the Incas? Machu Picchu is an ancient Inca city located on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, South America. It is situated at 2,430 meters above the ...

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Where Is Mount Rushmore?

Mount Rushmore is located near Keystone, South Dakota in the United States. The mountain is famous because of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, which houses the sculptures of the heads of four former presidents of ...

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Where Is Mount Saint Helens?

Mount St. Helens in situated in Skamania County, Washington in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is located in the Cascade Mountain Range and is a part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc, ...

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Where Is Jamestown?

Jamestown is located on the Jamestown Island in the state of Virginia in the United States. The city was founded in 1607 and it is considered as the first English settlement on the continent. It ...

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Where Is Mount Everest?

The Mount Everest is the highest mountain peak in the world. It is located on the border between Nepal and Tibet. It is also known as Mount Chomolungma and it is the highest mountain ...

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When Was The United States Discovered?

The United States, often referred to as a part of the New World, was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492. He and his crew saw first came across the land, which is known as Bahamas ...

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When Was Wind Power Discovered?

The earliest recorded use of wind as a source of power dates back to 17th century BC. The Babylonian emperor Hammurabi, the historical records suggest, used wind power for his ambitious irrigation projects. Sail boats ...

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Where Is Guantánamo Bay?

Where is Bahía de Guantánamo? Guantánamo Bay is located in the Guantánamo Province in the south-east of Cuba. Although it is in Cuba, the area is run by the United States. The US leased the area ...

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