How to Write a Formal Analytical Essay

1.INTRODUCTION 3 Sentences (suggested minimum) First sentence introduces the topic Second sentence identifies the author and novel Third sentence states the thesis 2.BODY 2 paragraphs (suggested minimum) Each paragraph based on one aspect of the thesis Paragraphs linked to one another with a connecting word or phrase (transition) Paragraphs written in formal analytical style Paragraphs…

Chapter 4 LAB Activity: Eratosthenes and the Earth’s Circumference Answers

Introduction Eratosthenes, a Greek geographer (about 276 to 194 B.C.), made a surprisingly accurate estimate of the Earth’s circumference. The legend follows that Eratosthenes used a deep vertical well near Syene, in southern Egypt which was entirely lit up by the sun at noon once a year as the basis of his calculations. He reasoned…