Examination Hint: Active and Passive Verbs & Effective Writing Rules

Grammar: Active and Passive Verbs Skill Focus: Writing an Argument Grammar: Active and Passive Verbs Verbs A verb is a word or more than one word that is used to express an action or a state of being. Every sentence must have a verb. This makes the verb the most important word as far as the construction [...]

SS1 Government Third Term: Pressure Groups

INTRODUCTION This is an organization of like minds coming together in a formal way with a view of protecting or advancing some particular interest. A pressure group is an organized group that seeks to influence government (public) policy or protect or advance a particular cause or interest. Groups may promote a specific issue and raise it up the political agenda or they [...]

SS1 Mathematics Third Term: Mean Deviation for Grouped Data

Introduction Range and quartile deviations are positional measures of dispersion, wherein all the observations are not taken into account in the calculation. Now we consider a measure of dispersion called mean deviation based on all observations. Consider the observation 3, 5, 6, 7, 9 A.M. = `(3+5+6+7+9)/(5)` = 6 The sum of the deviations of the items [...]

SS3 Civic Education: Revision – Democracy

Topic: Democracy Content Meaning and Characteristics of Democracy Types of Democracy Importance of Democracy Problems of Democracy Meaning of Democracy According to Abraham Lincoln, democracy is the government of the people, by the people and for the people. This is the system of government in which people exercise their political power through periodic election of [...]

SS2 English Language Third Term: Subordinate clause and Skill focus

Clause: Subordinate and Insubordinate A subordinate clause (or dependent clause) is a clause that cannot stand alone as a complete sentence because it does not express a complete thought. A subordinate clause is a group of words, which include a finite or non-finite verb.  The subordinate clause cannot stand independently as it is not complete [...]

SS2 Financial Accounting Third Term: Loan Capital-Debenture Types

What is Loan Capital? Loan Capital is the part of a company’s capital that is not equity capital but earns a fixed rate of interest instead of dividends, and must be repaid within a specified period; irrespective of the company’s financial position. Loan capital may be obtained from a bank or finance company in the [...]

SS2 Financial Accounting Third Term: Purchase of Business- Format Preparation of new Business Account

Introduction Purchase of business is the process of acquisition of old business by a company. Promoters can acquire a business and sell it to another company at a profit. The persons who sells the business is another company is called the “vendor”. The money paid by the purchaser is called “purchase price”, the purchase of [...]

JSS2 English Language Third Term: Synonyms/Antonyms and Literature: Drama

What Are Synonyms? (with Examples) A synonym is a word or phrase that can be substituted for another word or phrase in a particular context. A synonym is a word that means the same thing as another word. If you replace a word in a sentence with its synonym, the meaning of the sentence won’t [...]

SS2 Agricultural Science Third Term: Animal Nutrition (II)

Types of Ration Diet and their Uses Diet – This is defined as the amount of feed regularly given to or consumed by an animal. It is formulated to meet specific metabolic and physiological functions as regards growth, development, lactation, reproduction and egg laying. Ration – This is the total supply of feed given to [...]

SS1 Financial Accounting Third Term: Straight Line and Reducing Balance Methods of Depreciation

Straight Line method This method makes provision for equal amount to be charged as depreciation for each year of useful life. It is calculated by thus; cost of asset less residual value divided by the number estimated as the useful life span. It is said to be the easiest to calculate, and consists of depreciating the [...]

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