• ### How to differentiate between a law and a theory?

The upward buoyant force that is exerted on a body immersed in a fluid, whether fully or partially submerged, is equal to the weight of the fluid that the body displaces. The period of a planet's orbit squared is proportional to its average distance from the sun cubed. Can someone please explain to me why the first statement is a law and the... show more
The upward buoyant force that is exerted on a body immersed in a fluid, whether fully or partially submerged, is equal to the weight of the fluid that the body displaces. The period of a planet's orbit squared is proportional to its average distance from the sun cubed. Can someone please explain to me why the first statement is a law and the second one isn't? Both seem to be backed up by mathematics.
10 answers · Physics · 1 month ago
• ### How do I find the vertical asymptote for the function y=1/4tan 6x ?

1 answer · Mathematics · 1 month ago
• ### What is the difference between a major triad and a minor triad?

I'm a beginner piano player trying to learn music theory. I just do not understand major/minor triads.
I'm a beginner piano player trying to learn music theory. I just do not understand major/minor triads.
2 answers · Classical · 5 months ago
• ### When going public ice skating, can I join a session in progress or must I be present as soon as the session starts?

3 answers · Ice Skating · 5 months ago
• ### Would cutting your nails and keeping them short to avoid biting them be considered a negative/positive reinforcement or punishment?

(psychology-related question; conditioning)
(psychology-related question; conditioning)
5 answers · Psychology · 8 months ago
• ### How do you tell which element goes at the center of the Lewis structure?

1 answer · Chemistry · 10 months ago
• ### Mass in grams of 6.25 mol of copper (II) nitrate?

1 answer · Chemistry · 11 months ago
• ### How many moles are there in 6.60 grams of (NH4)2 So4?

1 answer · Chemistry · 11 months ago
• ### What is the difference between capitalism, socialism, and communism in simple terms.?

Feel free to give any examples.
Feel free to give any examples.
9 answers · Politics · 11 months ago
• ### Can someone explain to me the difference between a state and a nation-state in general terms?

For example, Japan is a nation-state. What does this mean?
For example, Japan is a nation-state. What does this mean?
2 answers · Other - Politics & Government · 11 months ago
• ### Why can't people catch Chlamydia from kissing?

2 answers · STDs · 11 months ago
• ### I am going to start attending a new high school next week (just before the quarter ends). Will all my grades be transferred?

Also, I have a project due on the day that I m supposed to transfer, what am I supposed to do?
Also, I have a project due on the day that I m supposed to transfer, what am I supposed to do?
4 answers · Primary & Secondary Education · 11 months ago
• ### When does the second semester of the 2017-2018 school year start?

3 answers · Primary & Secondary Education · 12 months ago
• ### Factor the polynomial 125-t^6 completely. (Please show steps.)?

3 answers · Mathematics · 12 months ago

3 answers · Mathematics · 12 months ago
• ### Find the frequency of the following wavelength; 1.8×10^-5 m?

2 answers · Physics · 1 year ago
• ### How do you foil √(2x-7) and √(2x-7)?

2 answers · Mathematics · 1 year ago
• ### Let f(x)=2x+3, g(x)= 3/x+1 h(x)= x+5/2; Perform the indicated function. f(g(x))?

2 answers · Mathematics · 1 year ago
• ### How to factor graph - √(x-3). (How do you graph sqrt functions that have negative sign in front?)?

4 answers · Mathematics · 1 year ago
• ### Is it illegal to photocopy the pages of a textbook for personal use (making annotations, highlighting)? (foreign language textbook)?

I would like to photocopy a foreign language textbook to aid me in my studies.
I would like to photocopy a foreign language textbook to aid me in my studies.
2 answers · Law & Ethics · 1 year ago