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Courtney H.
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Question:

Identify the thesis statement in the following paragraph, excerpted from an editorial on the NFL and player safety: "The National Football League is the most popular professional sports league in America, with tens of millions of viewers each Sunday during the regular season and the playoffs. Recently the NFL has come under a significant degree of criticism for what some perceive as being its habit of turning a blind eye towards the health of current and former players. In the coming years, it will be critically important for the NFL commissioner and owners to address the issue of player health and safety head on to avoid heavy regulations and censure from the United States government."

Courtney H.
Answer:

The thesis statement in this paragraph is the last sentence: "In the coming years, it will be critically important for the NFL commissioner and owners to address the issue of player health and safety head on to avoid heavy regulations and censure from the United States government." The first sentence in this paragraph describes facts about the NFL, and does not contain any opinion statement that could be considered to be a thesis statement. The second sentence in this paragraph describes more subjective facts about the NFL, but still does not reflect any particular opinion or thesis on the part of the author. The last sentence, however, presents the author's viewpoint (or thesis) with regards to the NFL's response to player safety, and sets the stage for further discussion and analysis.

English
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Please list all of the adjectives in the following sentence: "Clarissa's older brother bought a yellow sports car from the local dealership."

Courtney H.
Answer:

"Older" (modifies "brother") "Yellow" (modifies "car") "Sports" (modifies "car") "Local" (modifies "dealership")

Accounting
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Question:

Please describe the accounting entry that would be required to record a corporation's sale of common shares to an investor.

Courtney H.
Answer:

The corporation should record the par value of the shares sold as a credit to common stock, with the remainder of the purchase price being recorded as a credit to additional paid-in capital. Assuming the shares are purchased in a cash transaction, the corporation should record a debit to the Cash account.

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