What is the difference between an Italian and an English Sonnet?
An English sonnet has three quatrains (3 sections with four lines each) and then ends in a couplet (2 lines). An Italian sonnet is separated into an eight line stanza (octave) and then a six line stanza (sestet).
When estimating the area under the curve of the graph f(x) = x^2 in the first quadrant using a left hand Riemann sum, is the answer an over or under approximation?
The answer is an under approximation.
Which Chinese Dynasty was characterized by isolation, allowing European powers to surpass them and ultimately exploit them?
The Qing Dynasty. This was the last Chinese Dynasty before it fell in 1917.