Tutor profile: Brooke C.
Which sentence represents the use of the subjunctive mood? 1) If I was President, I would solve world hunger. 2) If I were President, I would solve world hunger.
The correct answer is sentence 2. We use the subjunctive mood when expressing an imaginary or conditional situation. In this case, you are not currently President, but discussing a possible future in which case you are. Therefore, it is necessary to use the subjunctive mood. In other words, the subjunctive mood is used to explore conditions are that not fact, but that are hypothetical. A common verb that is used in the subjunctive mood is "were," which is the subjunctive form of "to be."
Subject: US History
Briefly explain how the New Deal expanded the power of the federal government.
The New Deal was revolutionary when it came to expanding the power of our federal government in the US. Before the Great Depression, the power of the federal government was very limited. With the New Deal, President Franklin D. Roosevelt implemented programs throughout our nation that helped our economy and our people. The New Deal pushed reforms in the Supreme Court, the Stock Market, the banking industry, and in social security, to name a few. For example, FDR's New Deal established the FDIC in direct response to our nation's banking crisis during the time, which was and still is committed to protecting the savings of US citizens as well as ensuring banks comply with a set of specific laws to safeguard against failure. Overall, the Roosevelt Administration sought to and successfully did give more power to the federal government, as well as regulate areas of commerce that had not previously been. He did this by implementing programs and policies across all major areas in our country, including the workforce, agriculture, the economy and housing, and more specifically, through the development of the Social Security Administration and welfare aid, for example.
This question is about Linear Equations. Please evaluate: 3x - 6(1 - x) = 2x + 1 We are looking to solve for the value of x.
1) The first thing we need to do is to simplify the parenthesis on the left side 3x - 6(1 - x) = 2x + 1 3x - 6 + 6x = 2x + 1 9x - 6 = 2x + 1 2) Now let's get all x's on the left side and all terms without an x on the right side; we will do this by subtracting 2x and adding 6 7x = 7 3) Finally, we can divide both sides by the coefficient of x, which is 7, and we get our solution x = 1 4) Lastly, we should verify our answer to ensure it is correct! We do this by simply plugging our answer x = 1 into our original equation given in the problem statement. Here we go ? 3(1) - 6(1 -1) = 2(1) + 1 3 - 0 = 2 + 1 3 = 3 We can see that both sides are equal, which means that our answer x = 1 is correct. Amazing job!
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