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World Book Explains

World Book editors and experts on all topics answer questions posed to World Book by its subscribers in the World Book Explains feature.


Access World Book Explains

Users can find World Book Explains in three places on Discover:

  1. Click on the WB Explains tab on the homepage.
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  2. View featured World Book Explains topics on the home page. Click More Answers to view all.
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  3. Conduct a search for the desired topic. Select Ask WB on the search results page.
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Browse

In the WB Explains section of the site, users can browse questions and their answers.
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Sort by topic, including Humanities, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.
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Ask us a question

Users can also ask World Book a question using the Ask Us a Question button.

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