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Math Lesson Plan - Lesson Plan Guide Topic: Math (To investigate and explore multiplication facts) Objectives In this activity, students will investigate and explore multiplication facts. The students will: • Work in groups to device a plan for making a multiplication matrix • Construct a multiplication matrix • Reflect on the patterns they observe in the matrix Material For each group • 1 cm grid paper • full sheets of paper • glue • scissors For the class • 36” X 48” butcher paper Preparation • Make approximately 10 copies of 1 cm grid paper on colored paper for each group of students.... [tags: essays research papers] | 493 words (1.4 pages) |
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Math Fencing Project - Math Fencing Project I have to find the maximum area for a given perimeter (1000m) in this project. I am going to start examining the rectangle because it is by far the easiest shape to work with and is used lots in places (most things use rectangles for design- basic cube .etc). To start with what type of rectangle gives the best result. A regular square or an irregular oblong. I start by having 4 individual squares. [IMAGE] [IMAGE] [IMAGE] [IMAGE] [IMAGE][IMAGE] Goes to [IMAGE] [IMAGE] Regular square irregular oblong Now look at how many sides are exposed on each shape- Ã¥ sides of each cube internal1 Ã¥ sides of each cube internal2... [tags: Papers] | 1125 words (3.2 pages) |
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Math Statistics Project - Math Statistics Project My main factor I am investigating is going to be weight. For the majority I aim to investigate the effect of weight on height. I am also going to look at the frequency of different weight groups among people. Â· The height will be measured in cm. I will keep it continuous by not asking the people to place their heights into groups, but instead enter their heights. This will be Quantitive data. Â· The weight will be measured in cm. I will keep it continuous by not asking the people to place their weights into groups, but instead enter their weights.... [tags: Papers] | 2534 words (7.2 pages) |
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Math Borders Investigation - Math Borders Investigation Figure below shows a dark cross-shape that has been surrounded by white squares to create a bigger cross-shape; The bigger cross-shape consists of 25 small squares in total. ------------------------------------------------------------- The next cross-shape is always made by surrounding the previous cross-shape with small squares. Part 1- Investigate to see how many squares would be needed to make any cross-shape built in this way. Part 2- Extend your investigation to 3 dimensions.... [tags: Papers] | 1602 words (4.6 pages) |
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Core Math Investigation - Core Math Investigation 1) When x is more than 0 and increases (e.g. from 5 to 6), y increases at a much faster rate and becomes very big. When x increases when it is less then 0 (e.g. from –10 to –9), y increases very slowly. 2) (i) The value of a affects the value of x proportionally. For example we can compare the equations y = 1 + 2x and y = 5 + 2x. In the second equation, the value of a has been change to 5. As we can see from the results in Tables 1 and 2, all the values of y for y = 5 + 2x are greater by 4, when x is the same.... [tags: Papers] | 713 words (2 pages) |
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Math Perceptions of Taiwanese and American children
- Article Critique The objective of this article critique is to review and evaluate several empirical studies which have examined mathematics perception cross-culturally. The main study that focuses on examining mathematics perception cross-culturally is a study that was done in 2004 by Dr. Yea-Ling Tsao. In this study, researchers proved that Taiwanese students consistently score higher in cross-national studies of achievement than American students. Several other studies were done that also support this theory.... [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Human Vision and the Eye - ABOUT THE EYE Human eyes receive and form images from outside, also automatically changes in light and seeing things close up and at a distance. Therefore, we can see most of things from outside world. But without light, we can't see anything. Light travels though space and the sun gives off light rays then enter the eyes they are bent or refracted and these light rays create images or picture of all the objects around you, that's why we can see things very clearly. How light enter the eye, first light enters the eye though pupil which control different amounts of light into our eye.... [tags: Math] | 574 words (1.6 pages) |
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My Interest in Science, Math and Computers - "Belief is the natural attitude of a thwarted mind" This quotation is from a rather outspoken mathematician named Scott Buchanan, who has studied the style of human thought right along with its mathematical accomplishments. It is meant to describe our style of thinking when approaching mathematics. Yet it seems to me that it has a larger meaning: that it applies to the human style of thought when approaching any problem. Buchanan is telling us that when we are confronted with a problem and a possible solution and we cannot find our way to the solution, we have a tendency to believe in the solution out of pure frustration, or perhaps just wishful thinking.... [tags: college admissions essay] | 743 words (2.1 pages) |
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My Math Teacher, Mrs. Ladd - My Math Teacher, Mrs. Ladd When thinking back and remembering all of the teachers that I have had in the past, there is one in particular that comes to mind. Her name was Mrs. Ladd. She taught math at the junior high school. Mrs. Ladd was not the most popular, funniest, hardest, easiest, nicest, nor the meanest teacher. I remember her for some other reasons. When I think of Mrs. Ladd, I think about how hard she made me work. But I also think about how she made me challenge myself. Most of all, I remember how she influenced me.... [tags: Personal Narratives Mathematics Essays] | 1867 words (5.3 pages) |
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Special Education Students' Placement and Performance Outcomes on Math Assessments
- The issue of educational placements for students with disabilities has been an ongoing issue of debate brought to attention in 1975 by the passage of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, now known as the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). This act required that procedures be enacted that would protect the rights of disabled children and assure that to the extent appropriate handicapped children are educated with children who are not handicapped and that the removal of handicapped children from the regular educational environment occurs only when the nature or severity of that handicap is such that education in regular classes with the use of supplemental aids and services c... [tags: Special Education ]
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The Relationship Between Students’ Exposure to Technology and Their Achievement in Science and Math - The ease of access to information today, as enabled by technologies, has flattened the structure of learning and institutions. It has created opportunities for new inquiry practices where students learn from sources on the web, from peers and with members of the community, and are engaged in purposeful, active knowledge creation. Advances in mobile technology and a proliferation of digital social networks open up new possibilities for teaching and learning. Our youths are exposed to new information and communications technologies at home and in school.... [tags: computers, sources on the web] | 3310 words (9.5 pages) |
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The Application of Zone of Proximal Development and Scaffolding in Elementary Math Instruction
- Introduction One of the pillars of Vygotsky’ theory of sociocultural development is the zone of proximal development (ZPD). The ZPD is defined as "the distance between the actual developmental level as determined by independent problem solving and the level of potential development as determined through problem solving under adult guidance, or in collaboration with more capable peers" (Vygotsky, 1978, p86). The premise of this theory is that students through assistance can boost their understanding of a skill and gain mastery by first observing, receiving guidance and finally independent practice.... [tags: ZPD, Vygotsky, education, learning, student]
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Group Project Analysis: Creating a Board Game that Teaches Math and Vocabulary Skills - THE IDEA (Day One): Creating a Board Game that teaches math and vocabulary skills. Similar to Monopoly, which uses a spinner, cards, and a game board will various squares, our game board will have squares color coated to various subjects (blue for math, yellow for English/vocabulary, green for science, and red for Social Studies/History). The child would would spin the spinner and, having a marker in the shape of a car, would move the appropriate number of squares that it says on the spinner (for example, if you spin a three on the spinner, you move three spaces forward).... [tags: elementary education, early education, ] | 927 words (2.6 pages) |
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Massage Therapy Reduces Anxiety and Enhances EEG Patterns of Alertness and Math Computations
- So many people in the world talk about how beneficial massage can be and that it makes you feel more relaxed. They say that if you receive massage, even just once a month, that it could help you in many different aspects of your life, such as helping depression, lessening anxiety, becoming more relaxed more often, and that it can help you become less stressed in your day to day life. In this research study, the researchers hypothesize that massage would have an effect on anxiety, depression, and alertness.... [tags: Health]
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Misundertanding of Algebra: Why We Should Continue to Have It in Our Math Programs - ... For example, if a high school student wants to determine what their GPA for admission to a university, they have to know what numbers represent the letter grades. Traditionally, the numbers are 4=A, 3=B, 2=C, 1=D, and 0=F for schools in the U.S. A student with high marks should not have a problem with being admitted to any university, but those with a few bad grades might need to see where they stand. Let us assume the student had A’s for the first two years of high school, but had B’s in their third year, they need to see where they stand as far as applying to a university with high GPA requirements.... [tags: requirement, applies, advancement] | 2150 words (6.1 pages) |
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The Great Pyramid at Giza: The Use of Advanced Math and Science Within its Design
- Many conspiracies surround the Great Pyramid at Giza. Of these theories, nearly all of them stem from curiosities involving the construction process, as well as the planning and design process, of the Great Pyramid. While admitting that it is quite curious that the pyramid is oriented almost perfectly to the cardinal directions; along with the fact that both the golden section and the number π seem prevalent in the design; it is also curious how some people instantaneously connect those possibilities with the idea that only aliens could have built such a structure.... [tags: Architecture]
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Mathematics Curriculum Research for K-6 Students
- Mathematics Curriculum Research for K-6 Students An effective curriculum uses essential mathematical ideas in a way that students can understand how new concepts build on existing knowledge of concepts to learn to solve problems. Students must be taught a variety of concepts that are important to success in future grades without wasting their time. Curriculum issues discussed in this paper are (a) influence on mathematics content in the past 25 years, (b) development of mathematics curriculum, (c) mathematics that should be taught, and (d) problems with U.S.... [tags: Math Education, math]
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Statement of Purpose: My Interests in Math, Physics, Statistics and Computer Science - For years, I was surrounded by people who would react astonishingly when I told them my academic profession. In high school it was physics, in Fudan University it was computer science, and I’m beginning statistics - all fields that aren’t as common for girls. “Wow…” they’d say, as they scanned me from face to toes. It would be unreasonable if I claim that I had never questioned my choice, especially during the adaptation period into computer science as a rookie. I can still recall the desperation I felt in my first program designing class.... [tags: Educational Goals, application essays] | 1012 words (2.9 pages) |
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Differences in Math Learning and Aptitude Between Boys and Girls - Differences in Math Learning and Aptitude Between Boys and Girls The topic of my research has been differences in math learning and aptitude between boys and girls. This topic was suggested to me by my mentor, Mike Millo, as it is of particular interest to him. Mr. Millo is an Algebra teacher at Ball High. Much has been made of gender differences in math by the popular media and Mr. Millo felt that it would be interesting to examine this topic and explore the findings of educational researchers.... [tags: Papers] | 1550 words (4.4 pages) |
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The Correlation Between Music and Math: A Neurobiology Perspective
- The Correlation Between Music and Math: A Neurobiology Perspective I remember the first time I heard the statement ¡° Did you know that listening to classical music enhances your mathematical abilities?¡± I was both intrigued and excited, intrigued because I did not understand how music and math, two seemingly unrelated subject could possibly affect each other. I was also excited because I began to view classical music as some kind of magical potion that would transform my math skills from decent to extraordinary.... [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Why is Gender Inequity an Issue in Math and Science Classrooms? - Why is Gender Inequity an Issue in Math and Science Classrooms. Gender Inequity has been a growing subject in America’s schools, especially in the fields of math and science. Gender is defined as sexual identity, especially in relation to society or culture (Lexico, 2001) Inequity is defined as injustice; unfairness (Lexico, 2001). Gender Inequity in our schools has been based on the findings that females aren’t getting the attention and grades required for them to do well in math and science. Why is this and what can we do about it.... [tags: Teaching Education] | 2197 words (6.3 pages) |
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Math’s Coursework - Math’s Coursework Statistics Planning Investigation I have been given a survey of the Boy’s of the Oratory School. The survey consists of the boy’s pulse, height and weight. I have made two hypotheses: 1. The lower the pulse, the taller you are. 2. The taller you are, the higher your weight is. My reasons behind hypotheses 1 is because the lower your pulse normally means you are fit and sporty, most sporty people are reasonably tall. My reason behind hypotheses number 2 is because you are bigger and therefore should have a reasonable amount of weight compared to someone who isn’t that tall.... [tags: Papers] | 804 words (2.3 pages) |
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Calculator Use in Secondary Mathematics Classes
- In 1972, Hewlett-Packard introduced the HP-35, the world’s first scientific pocket calculator at a cost of $395 (Hewlett-Packard, 2007). As advances in technology increase so has its accessibility. Currently, a scientific calculator will cost about $12. Additionally, anyone with internet access also has access not only to free scientific calculators but graphing calculators as well. Let’s not forget iPhones and all of the calculator apps that are ready for download. Needless to say calculators are readily available to students of all levels; however, many mathematics teachers have been unable to keep up with these rapid changes.... [tags: Education, math]
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College Application Essay on Chemistry - I have always been inspired by the workings of chemistry and mathematics. My studies of these subjects have developed my understanding and have made me pursue my interest in these two topics. I want to take up chemistry as it involves a large amount of mathematics which I value and understand to be challenging, yet very enjoyable, as there is always an alternative route to obtain the answer. Additionally, I am drawn to the course because it is a mixture of all these exacting subjects, forming a degree that is very demanding and stimulating.... [tags: Math, Challenge] | 556 words (1.6 pages) |
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The Benefits of Learning Mathematics
- When I graduated from high school, forty years ago, I had no idea that mathematics would play such a large role in my future. Like most people learning mathematics, I continue to learn until it became too hard, which made me lose interest. Failure or near failure is one way to put a stop to learning a subject, and leave a lasting impression not worth repeating. Mathematics courses, being compulsory, are designed to cover topics. One by one, the topics need not be important or of immediate use, but altogether or cumulatively, the topics provide or point to a skill, a mastery of mathematics.... [tags: Math Education]
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The Four Color Theorem - Since hundred years ago, when people started to make maps to show distinct regions, such as states or countries, the four color theorem has been well known among many mapmakers. Because a mapmaker who can plan very well, will only need four colors to color the map that he makes. The basic rule of coloring a map is that if two regions are next to each other, the mapmaker has to use two different colors to color the adjacent regions. The reason is because when two regions share one boundary can never be the same color.... [tags: Math Research ] | 987 words (2.8 pages) |
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The Mathematics of Sudoku
- The reason as to why so many people are so fascinated by a Sudoku puzzle is that, even though the solving rules are simple, the reasoning behind the path to the correct solution can be very difficult, which is what will be explored in this paper. Many teachers, no matter what age range they are teaching, recommend Sudoku as a great way to develop logical reasoning. The complexity of each puzzle can be adapted to fit any age. This is why I want to explore and investigate what is the concept behind solving the puzzles that makes it so fascinating and addictive.... [tags: The Math of Sudoku]
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Personal Experience: Student Funds of Knowledge Reflection - The contextualized lesson plan that I created for my mentee turned out to be a success, for he enjoyed the activity very much. When I presented my mentee with the math worksheet for the first part of the activity, he was a bit confused as to why we were going to work on worksheets instead of playing reading games. Once I explained the purpose of the worksheet and what our activity for the day was, he got excited. He could not wait to start on the worksheet and complete the rest of our tasks so he could perform the second part of the activity.... [tags: students, math skills] | 533 words (1.5 pages) |
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Some People Change: Theme Paper for Jake Reinvented
- Have you ever thought about changing your life completely around in a matter of time. Well in a matter of time you could change your life around with one small mistake in your game or when you lose your wife or have one huge win over a rival or win the lottery. In Jake Reinvented, Jake changed his whole life to try and get the girl of his dreams, Didi. Jake decided to go out for football for the first time, and throw huge parties for the school, dressed up with cooler clothes. In Jake Reinvented, Jake Garrett changed everything about him to make sure he had made a good impression in Didi.... [tags: nerd, math, school]
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You Never Thought You Had to Think to Count - ... Well, this is exactly what she said: “There was once a saying that counting was the hardest thing to do in math.” Then everyone then started to think. I image that is what you are doing right now. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14…. and so on, trying it out. You might think, what is this crazy sixth grader talking about?. That wasn’t hard at all. You are right. It is not hard. The hard part is counting the things that come to you exactly as you discover them. Did I miss one. Did I count one twice.... [tags: math, shortcut, numbers] | 760 words (2.2 pages) |
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Necessary Growth: An Exploration of the Blossoming Need for STEM Education
- ... This is due to a traditional gender-gap that still exists today. If efforts are made to close this rift, the subsequent increase in the STEM-literate workforce will help fill the demand for educated workers. Since the Neolithic Revolution, most societies have become patriarchal. Males take jobs that require brains and brawn, and the general female population takes care of domestic work. Despite the improvements that females have experienced in recent decades, they remain unequal to men. One example of this is in STEM fields.... [tags: science, technology, math, engineering]
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Learning-Style Responsive Approaches for Teaching Typically Performing and At-Risk Adolescents - Learning-style responsive approaches for teaching typically performing and at-risk adolescents. Summary: Chalk and talk lectures are hurting at-risk students achievement potential. Many at-risk students are not performing on standardized tests when they are taught using traditional teaching methods of lectures, note taking, and assigned reading and questioning. Furthermore, at-risk students usually struggle, lose interest and motivation and often become embarrassed or depressed by failure when taught under these methods.... [tags: Education, math, teachers, teaching] | 1664 words (4.8 pages) |
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Creating Fantasies: I Want to be A Game Designer - Creating Fantasies The next step toward advancing technology was to create the first video game. In 1952, a British programmer created the first graphical computer game of tic-tac-toe. In October 1958, physicist William Higinbotham created what is thought to be the first video game. The game was called Tennis for Two. In order to play these games, gaming consoles are needed. So, the Magnavox Odyssey was made in 1972. Game designing is a very tedious process, but it is worth it at the end. There are character, level, perfection, sound effect, and action designers.... [tags: Video Games, Math] | 850 words (2.4 pages) |
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Personal Experience: Subjects in Which I Have Excelled - ... I heard my great-grandmother groan. This was unusual because I had never heard the sound of pain coming from my great-grandmother before. I peeped into my great-grandmother’s room and saw that she was rubbing on the region where her legs were removed. She rubbed her legs with a grimace expression on her face until she notice I was watching her. Tears had already started to roll down my face and all that I could do was run into my great-grandmother’s arm and embrace her firmly. At that time I had truly hoped that my hug would make her pain go away.... [tags: narrative, math, science] | 586 words (1.7 pages) |
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The Quartic Equation and Lodovico Ferrari - The quartic equation is used by geometry teachers around the world and in computer graphics. This formula originated in Italy in the 1500’s. It was rare for someone to find a solution and achieve fame in doing so. The chances of that happening were slim to none due to the lack of education during this period. A mathematician named Lodovico Ferrari beat those odds and created a formula that still has applications today. Italy in the 1500’s was a different place than what people know now. They had wars going on with other countries.... [tags: formula, math, italy] | 1484 words (4.2 pages) |
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Aspirations to be a Top Forensic Scientist - My career goal is to aspire to become one of the top Forensic Scientist in the country, and eventually become an International Baccalaureate Chemistry teacher. I developed my career off of my passion of science and math with the need capitalize on my capabilities and explore the nature of the world and be able to share my knowledge with the younger generation. For each payment, I have received I saved 50% of it towards a college savings bank account, 25% towards personal expenses, such as clothes, movies, sports etc, and the last 25% always goes towards helping helping out my mother with house expenses, though she does not approve but still appreciates and is grateful for, I contribute to he... [tags: chemistry, intellectual, math] | 600 words (1.7 pages) |
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Spring Loaded Camming Device for Rock Climbing - Mathematical Exploration Calculus in Climbing I have decided this mathematical exploration will center around rock climbing. As I read the list of sample topics handed to me by my teacher, I instantly gravitated to rock climbing. It is a topic I have substantial interest in and a sport I routinely participate in. However the crag is a long away from the classroom, does math really have its place in rock climbing. I needed to decide where math applies in the vertical world. The solution to this question is the Spring Loaded Camming Device (SLCD).... [tags: Math, Spiral, Angle] | 1272 words (3.6 pages) |
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Various Life Experiences, a Personal Essay - Paragraph 1: Out of the many people who teach me in life, my dad has influenced me the most. He has taught me much, has helped me when I have had trouble, and is always there for me. One of the areas in which my dad helps me is in difficult subjects such as math. The different types of equations and formulas in math sometimes confuse me. When my dad notices my confusion, he and I come up with a plan to resolve the problem before the next assessment. When I perform well on the next assessment, I realize that he has not just helped me to do well but has made me appreciate what I have learned.... [tags: Math, Service, Community] | 1373 words (3.9 pages) |
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Instruction in Solving Mathematical Based Word Problems
- Problem solving within mathematics is important as children need to apply and transfer their learning of how to solve calculations into everyday situations. Enabling children to deduce what algorithm is required in a given situation is important and the way in which a problem is approached (NCTM, 1989) is an essential skill, in addition to arriving at a correct answer. Furthermore the NCTM (1980) recognised that teaching problem solving to children develops the skills and knowledge that are used in everyday life whereby the inquiring mind, tenacity and receptiveness to problems are developed.... [tags: Math, algorithm, problems]
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The origin and development of Mathematics
- It can be noted that the discipline of math has played important role in people’s lives and it has provided various useful methods to be more knowledgeable in life. Initially, even prior to the modern age and the communication of knowledge in the world arena, the written forms of new mathematical develops can only be accessed by several locales. It is known that the most ancient mathematical texts that can be accessed to is Plimpton 322, the Rhind Mathematical papyrus as well as the Moscow mathematical papyrus.... [tags: math, geometry, pythagorean theorem]
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Parent´s Role in Child´s Education - ... Hence a continued involvement and helping their children out is what is desired out of parents. Its always pleasing to see a dad helping out his daughter/son with his math assignments(you can feel your childhood days, although vicariously) this seems to develop a lot of trust in the child and will inculcate in him the will to discuss topics more frankly and freely that he could not otherwise discuss. 3.) Teacher's role in education Teacher's should possess the foresight and an attitude so that they can act as role models for the upcoming generation.... [tags: math aptitude, students, technology] | 546 words (1.6 pages) |
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Exploration of The Euler Number
- Euler number theory has been an interesting topic as it is complex and difficult to understand. To make this topic easy to understand for me, I decided to explore Euler number. Euler number is used in many different situations like trigonometry, logarithms and my favourite integration. These are some areas which we have studies in IB Math SL. There is more importance to Euler number than the IB curriculum has taught me. This is one reason I wanted to explore this topic. The concept of irrational numbers and their usage makes the topic more interesting to me.... [tags: math, constants e, derivation]
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Achieving Common Grounds in Communication 3 Via Interfaces: A Role of Spatial Frames for Reference
- Abstract The current paper argues for synchronising spatial frames of reference for achieving effective multiparty communication in collaborative virtual environments. Synchronising nonverbal behaviour from different modalities is an important step for simulating face-to-face-interaction where all nonverbal cues are available. Such synchronisation also serves as an effective basis for building multimodal interfaces especially if these have to be deployed for multiparty communication. It is argued that common spatial reference frames are helpful in coordinating different points of attention and facilitating work by serving as the springboard for joint attention among members of the team.... [tags: Math]
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Distance Protection Algorithm for Three Terminal Transmission Lines Using Local Measurement
- When a short-circuit fault occurs on a transmission line, it should be located rapidly and correctly in order to repair the faulted section, minimize the transmission line outage time, and restore power delivery as soon as possible. Therefore, development of a robust and accurate fault location technique under various fault conditions is a highly important research area. In some low power densities areas, utilities are connected to an existing transmission line using a tapped line because of economic advantages.... [tags: Math]
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Introduction to Preparation For Expected Value of Y Exam - Introduction to preparation for expected value of y exam: In this topic we will discuss about preparation for expected value of y exam for discrete random variable and some exam questions. Expected value is the fundamental thought in probability, in a sense more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued possibility variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More significantly, by taking the expected value of various functions of a common random variable, we can calculate a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation.... [tags: Math] | 620 words (1.8 pages) |
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Introduction for Preparation for Expected Value X Exam - Introduction for preparation for expected value x exam: In this topic we will discuss about preparation for expected value x exam for discrete random variable and some exam questions. Expected value is the fundamental thought in probability, in a sense more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued possibility variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More significantly, by taking the expected value of a variety of functions of a general random variable, we can work out a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation.... [tags: Math] | 612 words (1.7 pages) |
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Introduction for Expected Value of Sample Information Tutor - Introduction for expected value of sample information tutor: Expected value is the main thought in probability, in an intellect more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued selection variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More considerably, by taking the expected value of various functions of a common random variable, we can calculate a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation. Tutor is a personality working in the education of others, either separately or in group.... [tags: Math] | 580 words (1.7 pages) |
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Introduction for Learn Formula for Standard Deviation - Introduction for learn formula for standard deviation: In Statistics, the standard deviation is named as the determination of indecision of a chance variable, expressed as the average deviation of a group of data from its arithmetic mean and planned as the positive square root of the inconsistency. In this article we are discussing about learn formula for standard deviation problems. The following formula for solving standard deviation. S = sqrt ((sum(X –M)^2)/N-1)) M – Mean of given values.... [tags: Math] | 579 words (1.7 pages) |
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Introduction to Expected Value of X Tutoring - Introduction to expected value of x tutoring: In this topic we will discuss about expected value of x tutoring for discrete random variable and some exam questions. Expected value is the fundamental thought in probability, in a sense more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued possibility variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. Tutoring is defined as a process of a personality working in the education of others, either individually or in group.... [tags: Math] | 539 words (1.5 pages) |
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Introduction for Operations Research Test Online Help - Introduction for operations research test online help: Online is used to gather number of information about any topics. It also provides teaching method for the students. Operations research (O.R.) is one of the important techniques of applied mathematics. Operational research is used to improve the decision making for any problems. Operational research is said to be operations research. It provides power for making more effective decision and produces more productive systems. In the below, we will analyze about the topic of operations research test online help.... [tags: Math] | 572 words (1.6 pages) |
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Introduction for Solving Standard Deviation Formula - Introduction for solving standard deviation formula: In Statistics, the standard deviation is named as the determination of indecision of a chance variable, expressed as the average deviation of a group of data from its arithmetic mean and planned as the positive square root of the inconsistency. In this article we are discuss about solving standard deviation formula problems. The following formula for solving standard deviation. [S = sqrt ((sum(X -M)^2)/(N-1))] M – Mean of given values.... [tags: Math] | 734 words (2.1 pages) |
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Preparation for Population Standard Deviation Exam - Introduction for preparation for population standard deviation exam: In chance theory and statistics, the standard deviation of an arithmetical population, a data group, or a chance distribution is the square root of its inconsistency. Standard deviation is a generally used calculate of the unpredictability or diffusion, being mathematically more tractable though basically fewer robust than the probable deviation or average absolute deviation. In this article we will discuss about preparation for population standard deviation.... [tags: Math] | 577 words (1.6 pages) |
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Introduction to Study Positive Expected Value - Introduction to study positive expected value: In this topic we will discuss about study positive expected value for discrete random variable and some exam questions. Expected value is the fundamental thought in probability, in a sense more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued possibility variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More significantly, by taking the expected value of various functions of a common random variable, we can calculate a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation.... [tags: Math] | 557 words (1.6 pages) |
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Introduction to Solve Expected Value Product - Introduction to solve expected value product: In this topic we will discuss about solve expected value product for discrete random variable and some exam questions. Expected value is the fundamental thought in probability, in a sense more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued possibility variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More significantly, by taking the expected value of various functions of a common random variable, we can calculate a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation.... [tags: Math] | 548 words (1.6 pages) |
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How Children Learn the Mathematics Concepts - Summary Children observe and interact with two-dimensional and three-dimensional objects through daily activities in the environment such as building blocks, books, balls or puzzles. Learning geometry is one of outcomes in Victorian Essential Learning Standards. Geometry offers an opportunity for students to engage in mathematical thinking that allows them to make conjectures. This report will reflect the lesson plan on four points: • Key mathematical ideas and skills. • Link to relevant curriculum documents and understanding of the learning sequence.... [tags: Math] | 1309 words (3.7 pages) |
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Algebra 1: Math Curriculum Paper Written by Middle School Math Teacher - I am a mathematics teacher, with a middle school education degree (grades 5-9) with an emphasis in mathematics and social studies, teaching at an area high school. I have decided to focus on Algebra I for this curriculum paper, because it requires more abstract thought and problem solving. I will address the following areas: curriculum standards (national, state, local (district)), textbook adoption, community, and design of my classroom. This paper will relate the standards at these three levels, discuss procedures for adopting textbooks, focus on the community background and describe my classroom procedures.... [tags: Education, teaching, secondary education] | 1830 words (5.2 pages) |
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Does Technology Affect Education?
- To begin with, the generation today and the generation yesterday are two completely different worlds. In the past, if you didn’t understand the material presented in math class nor had generous friends who would tutor you, chances are you didn’t do very well on the test. Today however, we have so many resources available to students to help them understand the concepts covered in class. Not to mention most of these resources can be found on the internet which can be accessed twenty four hours a day, seven days a week.... [tags: faster learning, math, education]
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Study of Anxiety and Automation
- Automation`s implications on anxiety`s effects in solving complicated tasks Abstract The study of anxiety and automation took a great extent in the twentieth century giving basis to different theories and opinions. Current study is based on differences between anxious and non- anxious subjects on their performance in solving simple and complex tasks before and after a learning phase and automation. Current study wants to draw attention to the fact that automation diminishes the impact of anxiety on performance, especially in solving complex tasks by reducing the level of attention and the depth of conscious processing and by avoiding the sub activation of the units in the working memory... [tags: Math]
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Introduction to Metric Conversion Formulas - Introduction to metric conversion formulas: In mathematics, a metric conversion formula is one of the important topics. It is used for calculating purpose of an international decimalized system of measurement. In all over world, metric conversion formulas are the most common system for calculating different types of units. For personal, commercial and scientific purposes, this can be used widely. From the base units of conversions can be derived from larger and smaller units which may be standard set of prefixes in powers of ten.... [tags: Math] | 1133 words (3.2 pages) |
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Financial Analysis and Market Updates - Financial analysis and market updates: Bull points • The company has a high PE ratio , which is the highest in the sector , net income and total revenue gradually increased during last 4 years , though there was the financial crises Bear points • Low estimated earning per share and low return on investment as well . Fist week updates performance Dates 2010 Open close high low monitor 1st Week 13-17/02 13.25 13.9 14 13.2 4.91% News: Second week updates performance Dates 2010 Open close high low monitor 2nd Week 20-26/03 13.9 15.1 15.4 15 8.63% News: Third week updates performance Dates 2010 Open close high low monitor 3rd Week 27/02-04/03 15.05 15.7 16.3 15.2 4.32% News: Fourt... [tags: Math] | 1486 words (4.2 pages) |
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Volatility Standard Deviation Online Help - Volatility standard deviation online help. Introduction to volatility standard deviation online help: Let us see about volatility standard deviation online help. Volatility deviation is the statistics term that provides a better indication of volatility. It estimates how widely values are discrete from the standard. The distribution is the distinction among the definite value and the average value. The superior differentiation among the closing prices and the average price, the superior standard deviation will be and the superior the volatility.... [tags: Math] | 509 words (1.5 pages) |
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Introduction to Operations Research Test - Introduction to Operations Research test Operations Research or Operational Research is a wide area of applied mathematics that uses mathematical modeling, statistical analysis and mathematical operations(analytical methods) to find the optimal or nearly optimal solution to the complex problems of decision-making. Operations Research concerned with finding the maximum and minimum cost in an organization. This contains number of activities for coordinating and controlling the organization.... [tags: Math] | 506 words (1.4 pages) |
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Introduction to Linear Motion Graphs - Introduction to linear motion graphs The change of location of an object along a straight line and can be described using a single spatial dimension is called linear motion. It can be uniform or non-uniform, that is, constant velocity or variable velocity. The motion of particle can be described in terms of X with time T. A very good example for linear motion is a ball throwing down and up straightly. Plotting of graphs under linear motion is called Linear motion graphs. Here we study about two types of graphs as displacement-time graph and velocity-time graph.... [tags: Math] | 570 words (1.6 pages) |
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The Evolution of Differential Calculus
- Differential calculus is a subfield of Calculus that focuses on derivates, which are used to describe rates of change that are not constants. The term ‘differential’ comes from the process known as differentiation, which is the process of finding the derivative of a curve. Differential calculus is a major topic covered in calculus. According to Interactive Mathematics, “We use the derivative to determine the maximum and minimum values of particular functions (e.g. cost, strength, amount of material used in a building, profit, loss, etc.).” Not only are derivatives used to determine how to maximize or minimize functions, but they are also used in determining how two related variables are chan... [tags: Math]
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If You Are Alive, Then You Are Surrounded by Math - “Don’t Stare at a Blank Screen” is an activity that encourages the brainstorming of all ideas—regardless of whether or not they are good. The authors of The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking argue that this is a worthwhile activity because they believe that bad ideas are better than no ideas at all. A student organization that I am a part of has taken a negative turn this year and I decided to use this activity to brainstorm ways to fix the organization so that it does not run itself into the ground.... [tags: Don't Stare at a Blank Screen] | 850 words (2.4 pages) |
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Finding Truth in Math, Arts, and Ethics
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The Benefits of Music - In today’s competitive society, everything and anything that makes one different from the rest is what truly counts. In every aspect of life, especially here in this the leading first world country The United States of America, we are judged by our abilities and aptitudes. Whether it be a job interview, or college application: It’s what’s on paper that is seen first by those whom can allow us to pay our bills, follow our higher education dreams, or to just be civilized human beings here in this monopoly we call home.... [tags: contributions to math and science curriculum] | 633 words (1.8 pages) |
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Using Games To Enhance Math Instruction
- Preliminary Report Section 1: The Early years of school is the beginning of every child’s educational journey. Whilst teaching this group I have often wondered about the pedagogical nature of using games to enhance mathematical learning. I believe that games have an effective way of engaging children, but do they really enhance a child’s mathematical understanding of the concept/s being explored. I intend on reviewing research literature that focuses on the use of games in the mathematics curriculum and how it nurtures quality learning.... [tags: Education ]
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What would Maurits Cornelis Escher’s Regular Division of the Plane with Birds look like on the torus
- Research Question: What would Maurits Cornelis Escher’s Regular Division of the Plane with Birds look like on the torus. Maurits Cornelis Escher was born in Leeuwarden, Holland in 1898. He showed an interest in design and drawing, and this led him to a career in graphic art. His work was not given much recognition until 1956 when he had his first important exhibition which led him to worldwide fame. He was inspired by the math he read about and his work related to those mathematical principles. This is interesting because he only had formal mathematical training through secondary school.... [tags: Mathematics Math]
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The Joy of Working - The majority of the teenagers in this day and age, this concept of loving work may seem like a humorous joke that will never get old. However, this laughter could be a mask covering the fear and doubt of the future. Yet they do not even realize this concept stated by Steve Jobs actually opens a new prospective about work and life. If we knew our passion in life and knew what we would love to do, would we dread the future as much as we do now. This may seem as just words floating in the air, but if you actually took a minute to think of all the people in your life.... [tags: math teacher, passion, teenagers] | 607 words (1.7 pages) |
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How can we find a large prime number
- How can we find a large prime number People use numbers whenever they do math. Yet, do they know that each number in the number system has its own unique trait. Numbers such as 4 and 9 are considered square numbers because 2 times 2 is 4, and 3 times 3 is 9. There also prime numbers. Prime numbers are numbers that have exactly two divisors. The number one is not included because it only has one divisor, itself. The smallest prime number is two, then three, then five, and so on. This list goes on forever and the largest known primes are called Mersenne primes.... [tags: Mathematics Math]
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Rani: A Fictional Narrative - It was two weeks since that night happened. well, that morning will be more suitable. I am still grounded, she is still having fun behind my parent’s back. ugh why did I let this happened to me again. I should have known that Rana will not change. Finally mr. Peterson showed up to class. It’s been two weeks since i last have him as my 1st period teacher. He took leave for two weeks because he’s been in an accident. He hates it when the kids called him “mr. Peterson”. When there is no other teacher around, he let us call him “sam”.... [tags: math, lie, accident] | 2886 words (8.2 pages) |
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Measurement and Scaling Concepts
- In research, measurement is the series of actions or methods researchers use to observe and record the information collected as part of a study. In order to understand measurement the researcher much understand the basic ideas entailed in measuring, such as the stages of measurement that help the researcher decide how to make sense of data from particular variables in a study as well as the reliability of the measurement. The researcher must also understand different types of measurement such as surveys, qualitative and unobtrusive measures (Research methods knowledge base, 2006).... [tags: Math]
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The Developement of Mathematics
- Although the history of numbers is rather unknown and unlooked upon compared to the history of other subjects; we should learn of the development of numbers, from the basic number sense that some animals also possess to all the different numbers we have today. After all, it is because of numbers that we have progressed so far in science and it is because of science that we have all the wonderful inventions of today. From the far beginning, before counting, man only had a rudimentary “number sense”.... [tags: Math]
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Learning Expected Value Formula - Introduction for learning expected value formula: In this topic we will discuss about learning discrete expected value formula and example problems Expected value is one of the basic ideas in probability, in a sense more common than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued chance variable provides a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More significantly, by taking the expected value of various functions of a common random variable, we can calculate a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation.... [tags: Math] | 526 words (1.5 pages) |
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Solving Expected Value X - Introduction for solving expected value x: In this topic we will discuss about solving expected value x for discrete chance variable. Expected value is one of the fundamental thoughts in probability, in a sense more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued chance variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More significantly, by taking the expected value of a variety of functions of a general random variable, we can work out a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation.... [tags: Math] | 544 words (1.6 pages) |
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Learn Expected Value Standard - Introduction for learn expected value standard: In this topic we will discuss about learn expected value standard for discrete random variable. Expected value is one of the fundamental thoughts in probability, in a sense more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued chance variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More significantly, by taking the expected value of a variety of functions of a general random variable, we can work out a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation.... [tags: Math] | 549 words (1.6 pages) |
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Volatility Standard Deviation Tutor - Introduction to volatility standard deviation tutor: Let us see about volatility standard deviation tutor. The volatility standard deviation is one of the statistics expressions that generate a good indication of volatility. It calculates how widely values are dispersed from the average. Distribution is the dissimilarity between the actual value and the average value. The greater difference between the closing prices and the average price, the larger standard deviation will be and the higher the volatility.... [tags: Math] | 569 words (1.6 pages) |
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Personal Academic Accomplishments - I have a broad range of accomplishments. Most of my accomplishments have been in several subjects such as mathematics, science, and even tennis. I credit my achievements to my own perseverance and growth, my mother’s support, and my teachers throughout school. My mother on the other hand, I volunteered at her workplace and I assist in managing a small business in operation, maintenance, administrations, and customer services with give me some basic knowledge of how the money work. My enthusiasm and the strongly committed teachers I have encountered in my life have attributed to my success in math and science.... [tags: success, teachers, math] | 612 words (1.7 pages) |
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Essay on Number Theory
- Research Paper Throughout math, there are many patterns of numbers that have special and distinct properties. There are even numbers, primes, odd numbers, multiples of four, eight, seven, ten, etc. One important and strange pattern of numbers is the set of Fibonacci numbers. This is the sequence of numbers that follow in this pattern: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, etc. The idea is that each number is the sum of its previous two numbers (n=[n-1]+[n-2]) (Kreith). The Fibonacci numbers appear in various topics of math, such as Pascal?s Triangle and the Golden Ratio/Section.... [tags: Mathematics Math]
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