General Hospital a notforprofit acute care facilityhas th

General Hospital, a non for profit acute care facility, has the following cost structure for its inpatient services: Fixed Cost $10,000,000 Variable cost per inpatient day $200 Charge (revenue) per inpatient day $1,000 The hospital expects to have a patient load of 15,000 inpatient days next year. a. Construct the hospital’s base case projected P […]

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SCI245 Geology Week 7 Water Impacts

1.     CheckPoint: Water Impacts   Review the following Ch. 12 video, “Sinking England” on the student Web site. Review the following Web sites located on the student Web site:   o    Wave Refraction animation o    Coastal Landforms   Discuss the factors that contribute to forming and shaping coastal depositional landforms.  Choose five different landforms from […]

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SCI245 Geology Week 5 Weathering and Erosion

1.     CheckPoint: Weathering and Erosion   Create an 8- to 10-slide PowerPoint® that covers the following:   o    Description of difference between weathering and erosion. o    Graphical (visual) representation and explanation of the following:   Mechanical weathering Chemical weathering Water erosion Wind erosion Ice erosion  

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SCI245 Geology CheckPoint Plate Tectonic Theory Week 3

1.     CheckPoint: Plate Tectonic Theory   Your younger brother is in 5th grade. He comes home and tells you to look at an animation his teacher showed him in geology class.   Review the Continents of the Past animation on the student Web site.  Also review The Dynamic Earth: A History of Plate Tectonics at […]

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SCI245 Geology Assignment Sedimentary Rocks Week 5

1.     Assignment: Sedimentary Rocks   Resource: Clastic Sedimentary Rocks animation Write a 700-word paper in APA format that provides an overview of sedimentary rocks. Answer the following questions:   o    Where do sedimentary rocks originate? o    How are they formed? o    What are the three categories of sedimentary rocks? o    What are specific examples of […]

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SCI245 Geology CheckPoint Study of Earth Week 1

1.     CheckPoint: Study of Earth   Review Ch.1 in Visualizing Geography. This chapter discusses the Earth as a system comprised of four subsystems.   Write a 200- to 300-word description of how these four subsystems interact with one another. In your response, identify one specific resource from each subsystem on which people depend.

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SCI245 Geology CheckPoint Fossils and the Geologic Column Week 2

1.     CheckPoint: Fossils and the Geologic Column   Review Figure 3.6 on p. 68 of the text. How do fossils help in determining the relative age of strata? Are the three different localities around the same relative age? Explain your response.   Refer to the USGS Web site: http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/geotime/fossils.html. What periods are the fossils from […]

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SCI245 Geology CheckPoint Igneous Rocks Week 4

1.     CheckPoint: Igneous Rocks   View the Igneous Rock animation on the student Web site.   Respond in 200- to 300-words to the following questions:   o    Where do igneous rocks originate? o    How are they formed? o    What are the two categories of igneous rocks? o    What are the distinguishing characteristics between the two […]

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SCI245 Geology CheckPoint Metamorphic Rocks Week 6

1.     CheckPoint: Metamorphic Rocks   Respond to the following questions in 200- to 300-words:   o    Where do metamorphic rocks originate? How are they formed? o    What are the two major categories of metamorphic rocks? What are the distinguishing characteristics between the two categories of rocks? o    What are specific examples of rocks belonging to […]

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SCI245 Geology Assignment Earthquakes Week 3

1.     Assignment: Earthquakes   Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in APA format that distinguishes the types of plate margins and how they move. Also, discuss why earthquakes are common along plate margins or boundaries. A superb resource to aid  you in writing this paper is The Dynamic Earth: A History of Plate Tectonics at […]

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