For the Spring Term Learner

The holiday break is now history and it's time to hit the books again. This collection provides a sampling of the many subjects you can find help with on Dummies.com. And, you'll find more detail and depth in the vast array of Dummies books and e-books.

Articles From For the Spring Term Learner

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Biology For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 12-23-2022

Biology is the study of the living world. All living things share certain common properties: They are made of cells that contain DNA. They maintain order inside their cells and bodies. They regulate their systems. They respond to signals in the enviro...

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How to Calculate a Spring Constant Using Hooke's Law

Article / Updated 12-23-2022

Any physicist knows that if an object applies a force to a spring, then the spring applies an equal and opposite force to the object. Hooke’s law gives the force a spring exerts on an object attached to it with the following equation:F = –kxThe minus ...

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Political Science as the Study of Political Power

Article / Updated 12-23-2022

Political science is the study of power. The discipline is enamored with the concept of power, namely how A gets B to do what A wants. Therefore, political science studies who holds power and how it’s being used.Political power is the ability to get oth...

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Algebra: How to Multiply and Divide Exponents

Article / Updated 12-21-2022

So, what is an exponent anyway? According to the Oxford dictionary, an exponent is defined as "a quantity representing the power to which a given number or expression is to be raised, usually expressed as a raised symbol beside the number or expression." ...

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French Workbook For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 11-30-2022

Keep this Cheat Sheet handy as you're learning French. It's a great quick reference when you need to check definite, indefinite, and partitive articles; personal pronouns, identify être verbs, and need help with other particulars of French grammar.

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Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 10-03-2022

A little understanding can go a long way toward helping master math. Some math concepts may seem complicated at first, but after you work with them for a little bit, you may wonder what all the fuss is about.You'll find easy-to-understand explanations and...

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Beginning Programming All-In-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 05-03-2022

If you're just getting started writing computer programs, you need to learn programming branching and looping statements to perform the specific jobs you need for an effective program. Keeping a list of computer programming resources for useful informatio...

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English Grammar Workbook For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 05-02-2022

This handy Cheat Sheet will help you grapple with English grammar problems, clear up confusion caused by similar-sounding words, and improve your writing skills, in general.

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Conjugating the Irregular Spanish Verb Ser (to Be)

Article / Updated 10-15-2021

Spanish verbs fall into different groups, and each group is conjugated a little differently. If you’re going to master Spanish verbs like ser, you need to be able to identify which group a verb belongs to: regular (follows regular conjugation rules for ...

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The Periodic Table: Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids

Article / Updated 07-22-2021

Using the periodic table, you can classify the elements in many ways. One useful way is by metals, nonmetals, and metalloids. The periodic table is organized in families and periods.MetalsIn the periodic table, you can see a stair-stepped line starting at...

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