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Results showed that parents praised their children about 6 times during the session, and about 25 percent of the praise was inflated.
Keeping tyres inflated to the recommended tyre pressure helps to ensure optimum handling, a more even wear rate and helps keep fuel costs down as underinflated tyres increase fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
According to Kwik-Fit an under- inflated tyre can easily go undetected from a visual inspection.
Moret said the account already had been inflated that month, and that with some additional legitimate revenues she found, she didn't think additional write-ups would be necessary.
The Tax Court's conclusion that the LP was not intended to be a profit-making venture was based primarily on five objective factors: (1) the grossly inflated sales price paid for the EMS; (2) the large nonrecourse note with payment limited to a very speculative income source; (3) the lack of expertise in the energy-management field of LP'S general partner and promoters; (4) the application of the Kegs.
Inflated appraisals force a tumbling housing market down faster and harder.
And recalling how inflated boom-time technology profits were extrapolated to justify gross equities overvaluation (as well as over-borrowing), inflated household income growth is these days used to assert the reasonableness of both inflated housing values and surging consumer debt loads.
Once a supporter of inflated figures, Louis McCagg, director of Child Find, the nation's oldest missing children organization, estimates that 600 children annually are the victims of stranger abduction, not 4,600 as the Justice Department maintains.
In its study Kwik-Fit defined an under inflated car as having one or more tyres containing at least 3psi under the correct pressure stipulated in the car manufacturer's handbook ( according to the weight being carried.
Tribune executives dispatched company auditors to the Times and its other papers to assess circulation accounting practices after two of its properties, Newsday and the Spanish-language Hoy, inflated circulation numbers.
The air bag must tear through the cover and be fully inflated within about 0.
Norm Fort, who retired as the lab's forensic alcohol supervisor last November, said the inflated results in 274 tests likely were caused by poor maintenance and incompetent use of the testing machines, called gas chromatographs.