CAST Exam Secrets Study Guide

CAST Exam Secrets Study Guide Author Mometrix Media
ISBN-10 1609712439
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 169
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CAST Exam Secrets helps you ace the Construction and Skilled Trades Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CAST Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. CAST Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CAST Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Fractions, Exponents, Mechanical Concepts, Physics, Displacement, Fluids, Linear Momentum, Surface Area, Simple Machines, Reading Comprehension, Screws, Time Saving Tips, Skimming, Order of Operations, Integers, Lines and Angles, Percents, Distributive Properties, Wedges, Composite Numbers, Fractions, Inclined Planes, Power, Friction, Acceleration, Exponents, Time Management, Mathematical Usage, Contextual Clues, Ratios, Levers, Wheels and Axles, Geometry, Velocity, Mechanical Energy, Averages, Graphic Arithmetic, Triangles, Word Problems, Kinetic Energy, Torque, Pressure, and much more...



Construction and Skills Trades Selection Test Cast

Construction and Skills Trades Selection Test  Cast Author National Learning Corporation
ISBN-10 0837338751
Release 2005-10-01
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A test book that directly confronts the "real" examination by presenting, as the core, hundreds of questions and answers to prepare the applicant.



I Will Teach You To Be Rich

I Will Teach You To Be Rich Author Ramit Sethi
ISBN-10 9781848944886
Release 2010-01-21
Pages 300
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I Will Teach You To Be Rich is a practical approach delivered with a non-judgemental style based on the four pillars of personal finance – banking, saving, budgeting and investing – and the wealth-building ideas of personal entrepreneurship. Witty, entertaining, wise and practical, Ramit Sethi explains how to automate your money flow - i.e. earn while sleeping, why your new best friend should be the taxman and how to beat banks and credit cards at the fee game. How do you negotiate a raise? How can you manage student loans? And can you still enjoy your daily latte and buy that iPhone? Sethi's 6-week plan shows you how: Week 1: Optimise your credit cards and learn exactly what to say to get fees waived Week 2: Set up no-fee, high-interest bank accounts that won't cost you Week 3: Open investment accounts even with a small amount of money Week 4: Figure out how much you’re spending. And then learn how to make your money go where you want it to go! Week 5: Automate your new infrastructure to make your accounts play nicely together Week 6: Why investing isn't the same as picking stocks - how to get the most out of the market with very little work.



From Poverty to Power

From Poverty to Power Author Duncan Green
ISBN-10 9780855985936
Release 2008
Pages 522
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Offers a look at the causes and effects of poverty and inequality, as well as the possible solutions. This title features research, human stories, statistics, and compelling arguments. It discusses about the world we live in and how we can make it a better place.



Journeyman Plumber s Exam Secrets Study Guide

Journeyman Plumber s Exam Secrets Study Guide Author Mometrix Media
ISBN-10 1610725697
Release 2015-02-25
Pages 116
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Journeyman Plumber's Exam Secrets helps you ace the Journeyman Plumber's Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Journeyman Plumber's Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Journeyman Plumber's Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Plumber's Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Concepts review including: General Laws, Clean Water Service Pipes, Man-hour Estimates, Change Order Form, License Requirements, Medical Piping, Paste-type Solder, Lien Waiver, Underground Utilities, Backwater Valve, Septic Tank Capacity, Sterilizer Installation, Potable Water Supply System, UPC Rainwater Sizing Tables, Lavatory Faucet Installation, Plumbing System Design, Select Sump Reservoir, Business Laws, Workers' Compensation, Labor Cost Sheet, Running Trap, State Law Pre-excavation Requirements, ADA Requirements, Power Cutters, Safe Working Habits, Air Conditioning Condensate Drains, Calculations, Types of Piping, Gasoline Interceptors, Cost Reduction Methods, Boiler Selection, Certification of Potable Water, Safety Requirements, State Sales Tax License, and much more...



The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Author Anne Fadiman
ISBN-10 1429931116
Release 1998-09-30
Pages 352
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. Lia's parents, Foua and Nao Kao, were part of a large Hmong community in Merced, refugees from the CIA-run "Quiet War" in Laos. The Hmong, traditionally a close-knit and fiercely people, have been less amenable to assimilation than most immigrants, adhering steadfastly to the rituals and beliefs of their ancestors. Lia's pediatricians, Neil Ernst and his wife, Peggy Philip, cleaved just as strongly to another tradition: that of Western medicine. When Lia Lee Entered the American medical system, diagnosed as an epileptic, her story became a tragic case history of cultural miscommunication. Parents and doctors both wanted the best for Lia, but their ideas about the causes of her illness and its treatment could hardly have been more different. The Hmong see illness aand healing as spiritual matters linked to virtually everything in the universe, while medical community marks a division between body and soul, and concerns itself almost exclusively with the former. Lia's doctors ascribed her seizures to the misfiring of her cerebral neurons; her parents called her illness, qaug dab peg--the spirit catches you and you fall down--and ascribed it to the wandering of her soul. The doctors prescribed anticonvulsants; her parents preferred animal sacrifices.



The Interpretation of Cultures Text Only

The Interpretation of Cultures  Text Only Author Clifford Geertz
ISBN-10 9780008219475
Release 2016-09-29
Pages 356
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'One of the most articulate cultural anthropologists of this generation. Geertz has consistently attempted to clarify the meaning of 'culture' and to relate that concept to the actual behavior of individuals and groups.' -Elizabeth Colson, Contemporary Sociology



Jasper Jones

Jasper Jones Author Craig Silvey
ISBN-10 9781407059686
Release 2010-02-23
Pages 304
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Summer, 1965. Late one night, thirteen-year-old Charlie Bucktin is startled by a knock on his window. His visitor is Jasper Jones. Rebellious, mixed-race and solitary, Jasper is intriguing. And he needs Charlie’s help. In the dead of night, the boys steal through town, and Charlie learns of Jasper’s horrible discovery. Burdened by a terrible secret and the weight of a town’s suspicion, Charlie feels his world closing in. After this summer nothing will ever be the same again.



High yield Obstetrics and Gynecology

High yield Obstetrics and Gynecology Author Elmar P. Sakala
ISBN-10 078179630X
Release 2006
Pages 194
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This concise, outline-formatted book serves as a preparation for USMLE examinations and for course review. In addition to the traditional High-Yield™ Series features, this book contains Patient Snapshots, Clinical Pearls, and a table summarizing common syndromes located in the back of the book. Numerous illustrations and tables supplement the text.



Electrician s Exam Preparation Guide

Electrician s Exam Preparation Guide Author John E. Traister
ISBN-10 1572181524
Release 2004-12-01
Pages 350
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A question-and-answer study guide for students and apprentices preparing to take the journeyman's or master's electrician's exam based on the 2005 National Electrical Code.



Disney U How Disney University Develops the World s Most Engaged Loyal and Customer Centric Employees

Disney U  How Disney University Develops the World s Most Engaged  Loyal  and Customer Centric Employees Author Doug Lipp
ISBN-10 9780071808088
Release 2013-03-29
Pages 256
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Leadership lessons from the iconic brand you can use to drive Disney-style success In helping Walt Disney create “The Happiest Place on Earth,” Van France and his team started a business revolution in 1955 that eventually became the Disney University—the employee training and development program that powers one of the most famous brands on earth. Disney U examines how Van France's timeless company values and leadership expertise have turned into a training and development dynasty: the Disney U. The book reveals the heart of the Disney Culture and describes the company's values and operational philosophies that support the world-famous Disney brand. Doug Lipp is an internationally acclaimed expert on customer service, leadership, change management and global competitiveness, specializing in the lessons he learned at the Disney U.



Perfect

Perfect Author Ellen Hopkins
ISBN-10 9781442423572
Release 2011-09-13
Pages 640
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What would you give up to be perfect? Four teens find out in the New York Times bestselling companion to Impulse. Everyone has something, someone, somewhere else that they’d rather be. For four high school seniors, their goals of perfection are just as different as the paths they take to get there. Cara’s parents’ unrealistic expectations have already sent her twin brother Conner spiraling toward suicide. For her, perfect means rejecting their ideals to take a chance on a new kind of love. Kendra covets the perfect face and body—no matter what surgeries and drugs she needs to get there. To score his perfect home run—on the field and off—Sean will sacrifice more than he can ever win back. And Andre realizes that to follow his heart and achieve his perfect performance, he’ll be living a life his ancestors would never understand. A riveting and startling companion to the bestselling Impulse, Ellen Hopkins’s Perfect exposes the harsh truths about what it takes to grow up and grow into our own skins, our own selves.



The Great Transformation

The Great Transformation Author Karl Polanyi
ISBN-10 9780807056424
Release 2001-03-28
Pages 360
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In this classic work of economic history and social theory, Karl Polanyi analyzes the economic and social changes brought about by the "great transformation" of the Industrial Revolution. His analysis explains not only the deficiencies of the self-regulating market, but the potentially dire social consequences of untempered market capitalism. New introductory material reveals the renewed importance of Polanyi's seminal analysis in an era of globalization and free trade.



The Jumbo Book of Sight Word Practice Pages

The Jumbo Book of Sight Word Practice Pages Author Immacula A. Rhodes
ISBN-10 0545489725
Release 2013-04-01
Pages 432
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Build sight word vocabulary with fun, repeated practice that includes color-coded pictures, word mazes and matches, connect-the-dot puzzles, and fill-in-the-blank sentences!



Smoke Your Firefighter Interview

Smoke Your Firefighter Interview Author Paul S. Lepore
ISBN-10 0972993444
Release 2008-01-01
Pages 330
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With this book you will gain insight into the crucial part of the exam- the interview. While it is important for a candidate to focus on the written and physical ability parts of the exam, the interview often accounts for up to 100% of a candidate's overall score. Lepore has proctored hundreds of entry-level and promotional interviews. He shares his unique ability to see the interview through the eyes of the rater. This book is presented in a question-answer format. It provides the candidate with a strong foundation on how to answer over 100 of the questions most commonly asked by fire departments across the country, and provides the rationale as to why the answer is correct. Answers to common situational questions deal with: moral issues, legal issues, violations of policies and procedures, ethical dilemmas, societal obligations, interpersonal conflicts. This updated book includes additional questions and answers.



Why Brilliant People Believe Nonsense

Why Brilliant People Believe Nonsense Author J. Steve Miller
ISBN-10 0988304899
Release 2015-08-01
Pages 448
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The passing of time reveals much expert opinion to be nonsense. How can we evaluate expert opinion and learn to think for ourselves? "In the midst of an information explosion, we face a wisdom deficit," notes author J. Steve Miller. This book, in a remarkably accessible and entertaining way, equips readers to think more clearly, innovate more creatively, see through the deceptions of clever advertisers and salesmen, simplify complex and convoluted arguments, manage life's decisions with more confidence, and express convictions more powerfully. This book is designed to be read by all individuals interested in learning critical and creative thinking skills. It can also be used as a text targeting high school seniors and college freshmen. An accompanying website offers free lesson plans and teaching tips.