# Tutor profile: Josh M.

## Questions

### Subject: English

Define iambic pentameter.

Iambic pentameter is a line of poetry composed with five iambs, which are syllabic pairs where the stress falls on the latter. i.e. This LINE i WRITE is MADE of FIVE iAMBS!

### Subject: ACT

A circle is inscribed in a square with a perimeter of 120. Find the area of the circle.

If the square's perimeter is 120, then each side is 30. Each side of the square is the circle's diameter, or twice the radius. That means the radius is 15, and the area of a circle is Pi* r^2. If r = 15, then the area of the circle is 225*(pi)

### Subject: Algebra

Jim and Jane collect baseball cards. She has three less than twice as many as he does. If together they have 21 cards, how many of them are Jane's?

Let Jim's cards = x If Jim = x, then Jane = 2x-3 Total x + 2x - 3 = 21 3x - 3 = 21 Add 3 to both sides 3x - 3 + 3 = 21 + 3 3x = 24 Divide by 3 3x / 3 = 24 / 3 x = 8 (Jim) 2x-3 = 13 (JANE) The answer is 13 baseball cards.

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