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Advanced Math Solutions

- Introduction to prepare for advanced math solutions: Mathematics is mainly considered as the main branches of science. Normally all the mathematical operations like addition, division, multiplication as well as subtraction are easy to do in case of simple problems. Prepare for advanced math problems solution is simple and easy. In this session, we will see how we have to prepare for advanced math solution. Prepare for advanced math solutions: Example problem 1- Prepare for advanced math solutions Calculate the equation of the line using the points (5, - 5) and (4, 1) that passes through the line....   [tags: Math]

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Introduction to Solve Math Problems Deductive Reasoning

- Introduction to solve math problems deductive reasoning Deductive reasoning is one of the two essential forms of suitable reasoning. The reasoning constructs or evaluates deductive reasoning. While deductive reasoning argues from the general to exacting , similarly inductive reasoning argues from the specific to a general instance. Deductive arguments may be valid or invalid,and sound or unsound, but that are not true or false. Whenever we turn up for the conclusion using facts, definitions, rule, or properties, then it is so called Deductive Reasoning....   [tags: Math]

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Math in Special Education

- There’s no denying that education is constantly changing, but what’s truly astounding is the difference that can be throughout the years in math. More is changing in math classrooms than the tools that are used. The expectations that 21st century students face are completely transforming the approach that’s being taken in classrooms across America. The United States wants to make sure its students are ready to compete on a global level, and teachers are stepping up to the plate. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has led the movement for education reform in mathematics....   [tags: math classrooms, teachers of mathematics]

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Moving from a Math Class Taught in Classroom to a Math Class Taught Online

- My Math Experience My first semester in college didn’t go so great that’s because I had problems with my math class. For me math was always a big problem I had to deal with. It seems that I always had to study longer and harder than anyone else. So that’s why I made the decision to drop my math class last semester and take a virtual math instead this semester. Since I have had the opportunity to take a classroom based math and virtual math I’ve seen the differences in both courses. Making the move from a classroom to a virtual class I have notice a change in teaching methods....   [tags: math experience, virtual class]

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SMART Boards to Build Math Skills

- Math is one of the fundamental subjects taught in elementary school and is a necessity for overall academic survival. Young learners’ future understanding of mathematics requires an early foundation based on a high quality, challenging, and accessible mathematics education (NCTM, 2013). An engaging and encouraging learning environment helps children develop confidence in their ability to understand and use mathematics. However, math proves to be a difficult subject for many students. In a world filled with technology, it has become increasingly important to incorporate technology based-teaching in the classroom....   [tags: Math, Elementary School, Education]

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Use of Math in Auto Racing

-      Mathematics is found everywhere in life and work and auto racing is no exception. There are many applications of math in racing. The purpose of racing is to win and in order to do that there must be a lot of math involved. If you don’t use math and use it correctly then you will not win. Mathematics is involved in racing in two ways, the car setup and scoring an measurements. The car setup involves tire pressure, down force, wedge, aerodynamic Drag, camber, track bar and valance. The scoring system also uses math....   [tags: mathematics math car racing]

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The Fencing Problem - Math Coursework

- The Fencing Problem - Math The task -------- A farmer has exactly 1000m of fencing; with it she wishes to fence off a level area of land. She is not concerned about the shape of the plot but it must have perimeter of 1000m. What she does wish to do is to fence off the plot of land which contains the maximun area. Investigate the shape/s of the plot of land that have the maximum area. Solution -------- Firstly I will look at 3 common shapes. These will be: ------------------------------------------------------ [IMAGE] A regular triangle for this task will have the following area: 1/2 b x h 1000m / 3 - 333.33 333.33 / 2 = 166.66 333.33...   [tags: Math Coursework Mathematics]

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Math and Graph Models Behind the Olympic Paul Vault Jump

- Introduction Every 4 years, the Olympic games is a major event around the world. International athletes come together to represent their own country at a sport. A gold medal is given to the winner of each game. This math internal assessment aims to consider the trends of the wining men gold medalist’s pole vault height from 1932 to 2008, and predicting 1940 and 1944 record, when the Olympic games were not held due to the world war. Data – Height Record 1932-2008 The table below shows the men pole vault gold medalists at various Olympic games between 1932 and 2008....   [tags: math and calculations project]

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Use of a Portfolio to Assess Students in Math and Science

- Use of a Portfolio to Assess Students in Math and Science For a young child, going off to school can be an intimidating experience. Thoughts of whether the other children will like them, if they will have enough money to buy an ice cream at lunch, or if they will have homework that night overwhelms their minds. However, a major part of schooling is testing, and many children freeze when they hear that word. Think about yourself in a testing situation then imagine what it is like for a young child to feel this defeating anxiety....   [tags: Assessing Children Math Science]

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Graduation Speech : Math And Math

- ... I got called out of class one day and was told I was no longer in Honors math. Upon joining the regular class, I was getting A’s and felt under challenged which confused me even more. I spent the next two years of middle school in the regular math courses, fighting my advising officer to try to get back in Honors because I knew I could do it. High school I was more determined to prove myself. I started freshman year in the honors course and still continued to be in honors courses until 11th grade....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Education]

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Teaching Math Beyond Everyday Math

- Teaching math beyond the basics is unusable unless one teaches a person to be curious instead. Can this statement prove that basic math taught today is useless, unless potential is realized in the curiosity that one might hold. What does curiosity mean. The formal definition of “curiosity” in the Webster dictionary is listed as an adjective. Questioning: inquisitive; eager for information. So as one focuses and awakens their curiosity to help solve the toughest arithmetic problems they are able to move beyond the basics that are taught each day and become a successful problem solver....   [tags: Mathematics, Problem solving]

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The For A Math Exam

- ... For me personally I think I’m a pretty good multitasker because I always have my daily agenda with me. Like for instances, if one of my professors would say that you have an exam on that day you were given I would mark it on my agenda and fitted in on my study routine. Q3. Read the first sentence of each paragraph- I selected this strategy because typically when you are reading the first sentence of each paragraph you 're almost guaranteed what the paragraph is going to be about in other words you’ll find the main idea of that paragraph....   [tags: Homework, Learning, Cognition, Short story]

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Math Coursework - The Fencing Problem

- The Fencing Problem A farmer has 1000m of fencing and wants to fence off a plot of level land. She is not concerned about the shape of plot, but it must have a perimeter of 1000m. So it could be: [IMAGE] Or anything else with a perimeter (or circumference) of 1000m. She wishes to fence of the plot of land with the polygon with the biggest area. To find this I will find whether irregular shapes are larger than regular ones or visa versa. To do this I will find the area of irregular triangles and a regular triangle, irregular quadrilaterals and a regular square, this will prove whether irregular polygons are larger that regular polygons....   [tags: Math Coursework Mathematics]

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Math Coursework - The Fencing Problem

- The Fencing Problem Aim - to investigate which geometrical enclosed shape would give the largest area when given a set perimeter. In the following shapes I will use a perimeter of 1000m. I will start with the simplest polygon, a triangle. Since in a triangle there are 3 variables i.e. three sides which can be different. There is no way in linking all three together, by this I mean if one side is 200m then the other sides can be a range of things. I am going to fix a base and then draw numerous triangles off this base....   [tags: Math Coursework Mathematics]

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Math Coursework - The Fencing Problem

- The Fencing Problem Introduction A farmer has exactly 1000 metres of fencing and wants to use it to fence a plot of level land. The farmer was not interested in any specific shape of fencing but demanded that the understated two criteria must be met: · The perimeter remains fixed at 1000 metres · It must fence the maximum area of land Different shapes of fence with the same perimeter can cover different areas. The difficulty is finding out which shape would cover the maximum area of land using the fencing with a fixed perimeter....   [tags: Math Coursework Mathematics]

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Math Is Everywhere

- What is math. If you had asked me that question at the beginning of the semester, then my answer would have been something like: “math is about numbers, letters, and equations.” Now, however, thirteen weeks later, I have come to realize a new definition of what math is. Math includes numbers, letters, and equations, but it is also so much more than that—math is a way of thinking, a method of solving problems and explaining arguments, a foundation upon which modern society is built, a structure that nature is patterned by…and math is everywhere....   [tags: real life application of the number science]

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Graduation Speech : Math And Science

- ... I have credited much of my success in math and English to the connections I made in the real world, my commitment and dedication, and by discovering why some teachers teach in the field of math and science. In part of my success in English and math, I made connections to the real world. It was hard trying to understand why I needed to learn such--what I thought at the time--vague subjects like English and math, so I questioned how vital could they be in the real world. The when, where, why and how English and math is applied in everyday life made it clear to me that most professionals would not be relevant, especially today, without either math or English like the military, writers, and...   [tags: High school, Graduation, Learning, Teacher]

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The Math I Will Take in College

- While I don't know exactly what field I want to study or pursue throughout college, and further into my working days, I have always liked Engineering and Physical Sciences. Unfortunately, if I don't get into The North Carolina School of Science and Math (NCSSM) this year, I won't likely be able to afford any school other than NC State. So, at NC State I would either chose to study for a BA in Physics, or a BS in Chemical Engineering, mainly because I find chemistry and pre-calc fun, but also because they are fun to tell people about....   [tags: Physics, Calculus]

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Graduation Speech : The Dynamics Of Math

- ... Essay 2 Discuss the subjects in which you have had difficulty. What factors do you believe contributed to your difficulties. How have you dealt with them so they will not cause problems for you again. In what areas have you experienced the greatest improvement. What problem areas remain. I am constantly told how I am a perfectionist and I do think of myself as a perfectionist, but that doesn’t mean that I am great at everything. I am better at math and science but when it came to history I am not the best....   [tags: Goal, Term, High school, Middle school]

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History of Math Education in America

- Mathematics education has undergone many changes over the last several years. Some of these changes include the key concepts all students must master and how they are taught. According to Jacob Vigdor, the concerns about students’ math achievements have always been apparent. A few reasons that are negatively impacting the productivity of students’ math achievements are historical events that influenced mathematics, how math is being taught, and differentiation of curriculum. Basics. Many people in the United States believe that the most important aspect in raising the overall math achievement rates is going back to the basics....   [tags: Bush administration, no child left behind]

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Math is Found in Literally Everything

- ... Computer animator use different math techniques to produce their animations. Frequently mathematics is used to manipulate complex three-dimensional objects like polygons. They do this by applying textures, lighting and other effects to the polygons and rendering the completed image. Graphical user interfaces are used to create the animation and arrange its choreography. Another technique called constructive solid geometry defines objects by conducting process on regular shapes which gives the advantage and makes it so that animations may be accurately produced at any resolution....   [tags: films, moving objects, precision and accuracy]

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The Central Ideas Of Math 330

- ... By doing this we were all becoming fluent in the math language of the course. Presentations were another key component to this class. We were asked to sign up and present problems that we had solved successfully and could share with the class. I liked how this was set up. It gave students an opportunity to share what they had discovered, which could be a different way than you had done the problem. By letting us choose when we wanted to sign up it did not put any negative pressure on us. I never felt stupid or unsuccessful, I was able to master everything I shared with the class and show them how smart I was....   [tags: Problem solving, Education, How to Solve It]

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Graduation Speech On Math And Science

- In the early years of my life, I went to school in Ethiopia; there, schools mostly focused on advancing students knowledge in math and science subjects. For this reason, I grew fascinated in the basic concepts of math and science which lead to my success in these subjects throughout my educational career. Prior to my arrival in the United States, the only common language I shared with my classmates and teachers in middle school was mathematics. I wasn’t obligated to speak English to understand what my teacher was teaching; all I had to do was stay engaged and gaze at the numbers on the board and make the connections....   [tags: High school, Teacher, Education, Calculus]

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Why Math Is Important For Success

- ... I personally have not gone to the tutoring lab, and I have not heard of any math students that go, but I have heard that it is very helpful in other courses so I will try to go more often next semester when I’m in my next math course. I personally don’t go over what we are going to learn in class before entering class because I feel that it just confuses me. I go in fully understanding what I learned in the previous class, but I prefer the professor to teach me the new lessons from scratch rather than me read and try to somewhat understand something that I have never seen before....   [tags: Problem solving, Critical thinking, Homework]

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The Effect Of Music On Math Performance

- The results showed that there is a significant effect of music on math. Participants who listened to music performed better than participants who completed the tasks without music. Depending on the test the participants received, they either started the test with music playing first, or music playing last. One possible explanation of these results is that participants who performed the tasks with music first felt the overall task was too long. As the participants started to inch towards the end of the task, their attention began to dwindle, contrary to participants who listened to the music last, which gave them a boost of energy....   [tags: Gender, Gender differences, Sexual dimorphism]

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My Personal Philosophy Of Math

- Mathematics is a school subject that people have mixed feeling about. Many of my personal friends complain about math and express their dislike and hatred towards the subject. I, on the other hand, seem to enjoy math most of the time. Although I sometimes feel angry when I continue to get a certain problem incorrect, I always put my best effort into finding my mistake and fixing it. I have had some amazing math teachers, but I’ve also had some very bad ones. I think that my teacher has a huge effect upon how well I will learn that subject, which can be considered good or bad....   [tags: High school, Teacher, School, Education]

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Graduation Speech : Math And Technology

- My assignment today is to write about math and technology. First I’ll talk about my early experiences with math, and the part it played in my education process. Then, I researched technology, what is and how it works. I interviewed my grandmother about the life she encountered as technology advanced through time. In this paper, I will explore math and technology in education, in our careers, in our homes, in religion and while traveling. As a child, I have always enjoyed the subject, mathematics....   [tags: Education, Learning styles, Technology]

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Statistics On Math And Reading Scores

- ... Thus, while growth models present a viable alternative to the status model in measuring student achievement under AYP, the use of growth models alone does not mitigate the negative consequences that NCLB had on high-poverty schools. The myopic focus on statistical analysis by accountability systems has led to an equally myopic focus in the classroom. The accountability system under NCLB “produced mountains of data, not educated citizens.” In order to avoid merely re-creating these mountains of data, albeit under the growth model, it is important to create a set of standards which do not rely on quantitative statistical analysis of only two subject areas....   [tags: Education, High school, School, Teacher]

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How Math is Used in the FBI

- The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a law enforcement agency used by the United States’ government. The FBI has been solving cases since 1908, and has been a world leader in crime solving since then. The FBI uses a ton of different ways to solve a case and a lot of them include math. It uses math to solve cases by using statistics to make predictions about a case, special angles when shooting a gun, using geometry when making a geographical area to search in, and pattern recognition to find a place where a criminal might strike....   [tags: crime profiling]

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Math is the Universal Language

- Every semester throngs of incoming freshmen howl out their earsplitting lamentation: “This is so stupid. Why do I have to take algebra classes. I am not going to use any kind of math in my profession!” What these arriving freshmen do not understand is that math is a skill that is used every day in all professions in some form or another. Understanding and being able to function mathematically is a fundamental building block of a well-rounded education. However, disabilities related to math and numbers can hinder students who are affected....   [tags: argumentative essay]

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The Math in the Game of Volleyball

- ... Since the acceleration in the y-direction does not change, the following equation can be applied for the y-position at time t: y=h+|(|vo|)| sin⁡〖(θ)t-〗 g/2 t^2 Equation (2) y is set equal to 0 in order to obtain the time the volleyball hits the floor. Therefore, equation 2 becomes a quadratic equation, which gives the value for t as: t=(-||vo||sin⁡(θ)±√(|(|vo|)|^2 sin^2 (θ)+2hg))/(-g) Equation (3) An equation for vo in terms of θ can be evaluated if equation (1) is set to be equal to equation (3): Equation (4) shows that for a given starting angle, there exists not more than one initial speed that will strike the target dT feet away....   [tags: forces, angles, a good service]

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Engagement in Math in Third Graders

- Nowadays, students are losing their interest in learning math this problem occurred as early as 3rd grade. For most of the time they have do not, care or attitude toward academic and their attention span are limited. For example, math and science are the hardest content for students to absorb the materials and understanding the concept. "Motivation students in mathematics course can be a challenging task" (Raines and Clark, 2011). The fourth grades students whose are in technologies rich environment their academic and behavioral are better than students whose are not....   [tags: teaching techniques, lesson plan]

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The Skills Through A Math Lens

- ... Due to this it felt like teachers just let me be. They never pushed me to see what I could become, or discover my talents to steer me towards my best field. I want to be that for my students. I don’t want them to get complacent when they can be better. All students deserve to find their potential. It is easy as teachers to get wrapped up with high and low achieving students, but I want to make that connection with every student. Part of making that connection is creating a community with your classroom from the beginning of the year....   [tags: Education, Want, Teacher, Learning]

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My Experience With Math Class

- ... Middle school and junior high math was a challenge for me. The teachers didn’t do the greatest job with teaching and presenting the material. There seemed to be a favoritism too in 5th grade. Mrs. Goodwin would treat the girls more fairly, and have more patience with them. For us guys she had little patience. The homework we had was spawn upon us, and didn’t make sense half the time too. In 7th grade, I had this teacher named Mrs. Desessa who taught math pretty good. When she got mad though, she would take her anger out on us....   [tags: High school, Teacher, Education, Secondary school]

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My Interview With The Math Problems

- ... Moreover, one of my students got impatient as he wanted to go back to ancillary, but I couldn’t take him back as the ancillary teachers do not like when teacher send students back to their class in the middle of their class. Therefore, I gave that student the task of being my camera man, which I think made him feel as he was actually doing something important. Secondly, taking the students out of ancillary made them feel as they were going to be graded or punished for something. Another challenged that I faced was the fact that Robert, spoke really softly when I asked him the questions....   [tags: Question, Problem solving, Education, Thought]

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Ways Of Imparting Math Skills

- Educationists and math professors often agree on the idea that there is a need to come up with new ways of imparting math skills to students; however, there is no consensus on how to achieve this feat. On the one side of the debate, educationists believe that the traditional approach of solving math is still relevant even though based on the learner-response philosophy. Students are taught in a certain manner and learning occurs when they respond correctly. On the other side of the debate, however, educationists believe the traditional way no longer works and the new problem solving approach is the way to go because it engages students in a meaningful way, and in the end they develop fundame...   [tags: Problem solving, Learning, Education, Teacher]

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Math And The Past Years

- ... I dreaded completing word problems in my homework. I never understood the word problems because they never related to my life. In Math in Society (2012), Lippman mentions, “In real life, problem solving requires identifying an appropriate formula or procedure, and determining what information you will need (and won’t need) to answer the question.”(p.1) This is what I thought I would never be able to do until taking this class. This concept has improve my ability to use math in my everyday life....   [tags: Problem solving, Mathematics, Problem]

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The Implementation Of Math Discourse

- ... For students to understand mathematics conceptually, they must be able to interact with the teacher and their peers to discuss their ideas and the ideas of others. Students need to be prompted through questioning to justify, verify, and share their strategies (Cooke & Adams, 1998). Questioning Development The act of getting students into effective discourse has proven to be a struggle for educators, especially those within their first years of teaching. As expressed previously, student discourse plays and essential role in students conceptualizing math ideas (Cooke & Adams, 1998)....   [tags: Education, Mathematics, Mathematics education]

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Integrating Science and Math Into The Classroom

- Introduction One of the main issues that a classroom teacher faces today deals with how to integrate subjects in the classroom while promoting learning for all. This paper will examine how a unit integrates science and mathematics in the classroom. We will also address how the 12 science processes can be use in the lesson. In addition, we will examine how the use of differentiation can be use in this unit to address the needs of all the students. This paper will also address how assessments promote student learning....   [tags: Education ]

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“Writing to Learn” in a Math Classroom

- Theory of “Write to Learn” Reading and writing are the basis of the original meaning of literacy. This definition, however, changed over time and culture. The term has expanded to include computer literacy, digital literacy, information literacy, health literacy, etc. (Vacca, Vacca, & Mraz, 2011). Nevertheless, the most important change to the term literacy is expanding the use of reading and writing. Literacy is defined as understanding, thinking and practicing the use of language in different cultural/social settings through the use of all types of media which allows people to communicate and make meanings (Vacca et al., 2011)....   [tags: Education, mathematics]

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Math Approaches: Traditional or Reform

- ... Reform Approach Many schools are changing the way math is taught. The classrooms are becoming more student-centered instead of the traditional teacher-centered classrooms. The National Mathematics Advisory Panel defined this approach as “instruction in which students are primarily doing the teaching” (National Mathematics Advisory Panel, 2008). Teachers in the reform classroom guide and support students’ mathematical ideas instead of giving them specific ways of doing math (Clements & Battista, 2009)....   [tags: advantages, disadvantages, teaching strategies]

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Math Is All Around Us

- Math is very important to the world. It used everywhere and every day. It is used in many things people would never expect. People do not know how much math is involved in everything around them. More importantly, they do not know how much geometry is involved. Geometry has evolved in the arts, in navigation, and building and has made the world technologically advanced. Art is very important to the world today. Not only does it tell about the past but also the culture and how the artist felt about the times that they were living in....   [tags: geometry, security, architecture]

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Math Intervention for State Exams

- According to the Student Success Initiative (SSI) 2012-2013 manual, the 81st Texas Legislature in 2009 made changes to their 1999 policy, requiring 5th and 8th grade students to “demonstrate proficiency” on the reading and mathematics section of their tests by their third administration. Additionally, the Grade Placement Committee (GPC) can approve advancement based on grades, standardized test scores and teacher recommendation. With this in mind, the 2013-14 sixth grade students at an elementary school in Ector County Independent School District (ECISD) recently completed their fifth grade SSI mandated assessments....   [tags: instruction, strategies, intervention]

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Different Math And Technology Applications

- ... Wolf. Both were very fun, but they only covered a fraction of what a student should be learning on a specific content. After we explored different math focused games, we changed directions and started working with the application, Educreation. We began by testing the waters and playing around with the application. After a little bit of getting a feel for it, we were given the assignment to pick a math subject, grade level, and specific topic to explain via the application, after we made slides and activities, we were to voice them over and explain them, like we would to the grade level of the subject....   [tags: Education, Student, University, Learning]

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I Am A Math Lesson

- I was anxious about teaching a math lesson, as this is a subject where I feel the least confident. However, my cooperating teacher was helpful in guiding me toward planning a lesson that would be impactful for the students and that would allow me to experience some success. I think that part of my nervousness stemmed from having to also video myself teaching. I believed that I would be focused on the camera the entire lesson and that this would add to my nerves. What transpired, however, was that I forgot the camera was recording as soon as I started to teach the second-grade students....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Camera, Subtraction]

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I Learned For Math Courses

- Part A 1. My dog learned to stay in our yard and not run out in the road through the process of negative reinforcement. We had an electronic tool that would send out a sound that is unpleasant to dogs if he passed the perimeter of the restricted area. Upon returning within the perimeter of the yard, the noise stops. Because the noise being removed increased my dog’s behavior of remaining within our yard, this behavior was learned through negative reinforcement. 2. I learned how to properly study for math courses in my pre-calculus class in high school through the process of intermittent reinforcement....   [tags: Reinforcement, Operant conditioning, Punishment]

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Coming From A Math Background

- ... After reading your email and having a conversation with other colleagues, I have decided to implement Morning Meetings to help my students transition into the day and work on social skills. Every morning, students will have an opportunity to share something about themselves or play a game that will require collaboration. We will also revisit our classroom rules to re-emphasize their importance by using the Whole-Brain Teaching Technique’s Five Classroom Rules. This classroom teaching technique will improve my classroom management because instead of having to single a particular student out, I will say the rule number, and students will say the rule with a gesture....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Reading, Reading]

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The Math And Verbal Sections

- ... The SAT scores of the individual school districts were taken from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. National SAT averages were obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics. In applying these measures to school districts, this study hoped to further demonstrate the impact of NCLB on students in low-income school districts with high minority populations. Case Study: Urban School Districts in Pennsylvania These measures were applied to three three school districts in Pennsylvania: the Philadelphia City School District, the Harrisburg City School District, and the York City School District....   [tags: High school, Education in the United States, SAT]

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Speech On The Math Test

- ... • Develop empathy. • Identify and generate solutions to interpersonal problems. • Develop cooperation skills. • Understand how to compromise with others. • Practice self-regulation. GRADE 1-2 133 Problem Solving 4.0 ACTIVITIES Activity 4.1 Identifying Problems—Students discuss the first two steps in problem solving (Stop, Talk), practice recognizing different perspectives, and state the problems described in peer scenarios. Activity 4.2 Solving Problems—Students discuss the last two steps in problem solving (Think, Try), practice generating positive solutions to problems presented in scenarios, and problem-solve with a peer during a collaborative project....   [tags: Problem solving, Problem, Psychology]

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Math Problems For Extra Credit

- ... But we also find our thinking changing because we belong to a group. It is the hardest thing in the world to maintain an individual dissident opinion, as a member of a group." (Behrens, Rosen 652) Group minds can be defined as individuals’ way of thinking when they are placed in a setting with other individuals who have like-minded opinions. According to the Merriam Webster, group mind is defined as the beliefs and desires common to a social group as a whole; a hypothetical psychic unit or collective consciousness of a group of individuals....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Psychology, Peer group]

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The History of Mathematics in Africa

- The history of mathematics has its roots on the African continent. The oldest mathematical object was found in Swaziland Africa. The oldest example of arithmetic was found in Zaire. The 4000 year old, Moscow papyrus, contains geometry, from the Middle Kingdom of Egypt, Egypt was the cradle of mathematics. The great Greek mathematicians, including Pythagoras, Thales, and Exodus all acquired much of their mathematics from Egypt, including the notion of zero. This paper will discuss a brief history of mathematics in Africa....   [tags: Math ]

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Chaotic Behavior Of The Logistic Equation

- Abstract Chaotic systems are nonlinear dynamical systems that exhibit a random, unpredictable behavior. Trajectories of chaotic dynamical systems are sensitive to initial conditions in the sense that starting from slightly di®erent initial conditions the trajectories diverge expo- nentially. To study chaos, the behavior of solution to logistic equation is considered. In this paper, for di®erent parameters, the solutions for the logistic equation is analyzed. At a certain point, the solution di- verges to multiple equilibrium points, the periodicities increase as the parameter increases....   [tags: Math]

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Why Is Math Important?

- ... Mathematical equations always have an expected outcome, and accurate steps to be followed in order to achieve that result (Wile). Acquired math skills is a way to help students connect and perhaps get excited about math (Susan). The training of the mind that children develop in math classes can carry over into everyday life (Wile). Mathematics is used to evaluate the world to give it perspective. Math is a pervasive tool, interacting with, supporting, and providing enhancements to other subjects....   [tags: Mathematics, Problem solving, Calculation, World]

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Solution of the Cubic Equation

- Solution of the Cubic Equation The history of any discipline is full of interesting stories and sidelines; however, the development of the formulas to solve cubic equations must be one of the most exciting within the math world. Whereas the method for quadratic equations has existed since the time of the Babylonians, a general solution for all cubic equations eluded mathematicians until the 1500s. Several individuals contributed different parts of the picture (formulas for various types of cubics) until the full solution was reached; these men included Scipione dal Ferro, Nicolo Tartaglia, Girolamo Cardan, and Lodovico Ferrari....   [tags: Math]

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Math in Special Education

- Helen Keller was once quoted as saying “Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.” This is the problem that students with special needs face everyday as they encounter many challenges. Math has typically been one of the more difficult areas for a student with special needs to master. Often one of the main problems associated with a disability has to do with math, such is the case for a child with a Learning Disability who will have imperfect abilities in many areas, including math....   [tags: learning disability, general educators]

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Unit Examination on Math

- 'Complete certainty,' what exactly does that mean. It seems to imply that we are able to know something without doubtfulness. In fact, it seems to be saying that it is a justified true belief. But what makes a 'complete certainty' 'complete' and 'certain.' To understand this we must first understand and grasp what the two areas of knowledge of mathematics and the natural sciences say they accomplish this goal. We must first understand what makes something a complete certainty to the scientists and mathematicians that study in these subjects and how the people, who believe in their findings, accept these 'complete certainties.' Mathematics and the natural sciences are both hard sciences tha...   [tags: Complete Certainty, Definition]

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Solving Math Solutions Manuals

- Introduction to solving math solutions manuals: The topic of “solving math solutions manuals”, are discussed below with some related problems and solutions. In mathematics, there are many chapters included such as number system, fraction, algebra, functions, trigonometry, integral, calculus, matrix, vector, geometry, graph etc. We can understand how to solve the problems using formulas and some operations. We can solve the math problems easily without using any electronic devices. Let us discuss some important problems below in different concepts....   [tags: Mathematics]

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Pythagora's Contributions to Math

- Pythagoras was a mathematician who has influenced the math culture until this day. His studies in math are more noted than his contributions to philosophy as well as religion. Due to the fact Pythagoras lived between roughly 520-495 bc there is very little information about him. In fact his exact birthday and death date are mainly estimations based on other historical events. Whatever we know about him is information learned after his death. Most of his writings were not published so we do not have many of his personal notes....   [tags: ancient Greek mathematicians]

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Trigonometry in Daily Life

- Introduction to Trigonometry in daily life Trigonometry is one of the branches of mathematical and geometrical reasoning that studies the triangles, particularly right triangles The scientific applications of the concepts are trigonometry in the subject math we study the surface of little daily life application. The trigonometry will relate to daily life activities. Let’s explore areas this science finds use in our daily activities and how we use to resolve the problem. Usages in daily life Trigonometry and vector in math to deal with progress through water/air currents....   [tags: Math ]

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Math Facts

- “Memorizing math facts is the most important step to understanding math. Math facts are the building blocks to all other math concepts and memorizing makes them readily available” (EHow Contributor, 2011). To clarify, a math fact is basic base-10 calculation of single digit numbers. Examples of basic math facts include addition and multiplication problems such as 1 + 1, 4 + 5, 3 x 5 and their opposites, 2 – 1, 9 – 4, 15/5(Marques, 2010 and Yermish, 2011). Typically, these facts are memorized at grade levels deemed appropriate to a student’s readiness – usually second or third grade for addition and subtraction and fourth grade for multiplication and division....   [tags: Education, The Arithmetic Gap]

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Math Solutions

- Introduction to solve math solutions manual: The topic of “solve math solutions manual”, are seen below with some related problems and solutions. In mathematics, there are many chapters included such as number system, fraction, algebra, functions, trigonometry, integral, calculus, matrix, vector, geometry, graph etc. We can understand how to solve the problems using formulas and some operations. Let us discuss some important problems below in different concepts. Example problems – Solve math solutions manual Example problem 1 – Solve math solutions manual Simplify the expression: (5k2 - 8k + 6) + (3k2 + 5k - 4) - (2k2 + 6k + 8) Solution: In this problems, the given polynomials are (5k2 - 8k...   [tags: Mathematics]

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The History of Math

- The History of Math Mathematics, study of relationships among quantities, magnitudes, and properties and of logical operations by which unknown quantities, magnitudes, and properties may be deduced. In the past, mathematics was regarded as the science of quantity, whether of magnitudes, as in geometry, or of numbers, as in arithmetic, or of the generalization of these two fields, as in algebra. Toward the middle of the 19th century, however, mathematics came to be regarded increasingly as the science of relations, or as the science that draws necessary conclusions....   [tags: Mathematics Education Logic Numbers Essays]

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The History of Math

- The history of math has become an important study, from ancient to modern times it has been fundamental to advances in science, engineering, and philosophy. Mathematics started with counting. In Babylonia mathematics developed from 2000B.C. A place value notation system had evolved over a lengthy time with a number base of 60. Number problems were studied from at least 1700B.C. Systems of linear equations were studied in the context of solving number problems. The basic of mathematics was inherited by the Greeks and independent by the Greeks beg the major Greek progress in mathematics was from 300 BC to 200 AD....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sex, Math and Science: Exploring the Gender Gap in Math and Science

- Ever since the beginning of time women have been fighting to gain attention in the mathematical arena. For decades they were seen as persona non grata but hard work and perseverance has led to tremendous breakthroughs as there are instances where females are either equally performing or even out performing their male counterparts in math-related disciplines. Ceci, et al in “Women's Underrepresentation in Science: Sociocultural and Biological Considerations” (2009) posits that male and female college mathematics students receive similar grades and ever since 1996 there has been an increase in the percentage of females receiving bachelors and doctorates in STEM (Science, Technology and Mathema...   [tags: Education]

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Importance Of Recreational Math By Manil Suri

- ... The interesting of math games and the logical similarity between recreational math and advanced mathematics are strong arguments to conclude that, recreational math is important to lead intro level math lovers into the gate of high level mathematics. Suri lists many recreational math problems in the editorial to embody the interesting. “Make a plane with eight pentagonal shapes” and “Hexaflexagons” (Suri, 1) are two enjoyable examples he mentions at the beginning. By using specific instances of problems instead of explaining why recreational math is important in cold words, he makes the readers to feel the interesting by participating them in the solving process, thereby further inspirin...   [tags: Mathematics, Logic, Mathematician]

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Math And Science Is The Life Blood Of The Future

- There is a famous Quote by Bob Becker -“ Math and Science are the LIFE BLOOD of the future ’’ Today, the world is moving faster than ever before. Technologies afford us instant access and split-second connections. At the same time, consumer expectations are rising to sky level as we learn to take speed for granted. How will we keep pace in a world that moves at web speed. Today math plays a major role in technology and sciences. Science and math were initially found together, and they are best adapted together now....   [tags: Education, High school, Mathematics]

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Math : Using A Four Step Model For Math Problem Solving

- Math Using a four step model for math problem solving has been successful in many ways. Each step was taught individually and then the importance of all the steps together became the next goal. As many of the students were not reading at a high enough level to independently read the problems, I continued to read the problems to the majority of the students. The children learned to underline the numbers in the problem and listen for key-words and phrases (e.g. How many in all. How many more. How many fewer?) These key phrases were an excellent way to differentiate and challenge students who had mastered the simpler problems....   [tags: Problem solving, Problem, A Great Way to Care]

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Personal Narrative : Oklahoma There Is A Math Teacher

- 1 In Drumright, Oklahoma there is a math teacher called Sarah Hagan. She is 25 years old. In Drumright, Oklahoma there is a math teacher called Sarah Hagan. She is 25 years old. She’s short and has brown hair. Hagan wears square glasses and has a nice smile. She has a long wide nose and nice eyebrows. Her hair is a bit wavy and goes to her shoulders. She also has a creative and energetic personality. Sarah is one of the best math teachers in Oklahoma because of her unique teaching style. "The first time I saw my classroom," Hagan says, "It was the most depressing thing I 'd ever seen....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Mathematics education]

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What Makes a Math Teacher Great

- Thinking back to my past math teachers, I believe that it depended on the teacher whether or not I liked math that year. There are many things that make a math teacher a good one, and I have been lucky to get great teachers the past few years. A good teacher understands that even though the students should know how to do something, they might not. Teachers often assume that their students know how to solve a certain equation for instance, but not everyone learns at the same pace. It is also important that a math teacher has the ability to explain how to do a certain math problem in many different ways....   [tags: learners, ability, explain, comprehend]

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Math strategies for special education students

- Special education students often lack the necessary mathematical skills needed to be independently successful in the secondary classroom. These students face challenges in applying the basic math skills needed as well as retaining basic math skills from grade level to grade level. Lack of understanding, in addition to causing classroom difficulties, can cause other personal and social dilemmas for the special education students. Lack of motivation, anger, lack of self value, and other disruptive behaviors may occur as a result of the difficulties the special education students have in the classroom....   [tags: Education]

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Cross Cultural Look At Math Instruction

- Cross-Cultural Look at Math Instruction This article is about the study of math instruction in the classrooms. Math instruction varies in many different countries across the world. Unfortunately the United States ranks very poorly in math and reading. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), test scores were lower in the U.S when compared to other countries. Countries such as, Japan and Germany scored higher in math and reading. Dr. James Stigler from UCLA wanted to figure out how to improve math instruction in the U.S....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, Lesson plan]

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The Olympic Math Lessons At High School

- ... Li went to study the policy carefully, then he gathered every member of the Hua Ying school. He explained the policy to the members of the school. He told them that the market still existed, even after the policy is created. And then he assured them that they would continue Hua Ying school even without the Olympic program. Hua Ying school would see this as an opportunity to expand its lessons. The Olympic math program only targeted at the top 3% of the student population, after the incident the courses are being offered in a wider range targeted at the top 30% of the student population....   [tags: High school, College, Middle school, Education]

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The Issue of Bad Math in Court Discussion

- Bad math in court is something that happens over and over again and because of it, many innocent victims have been jailed and punished unjustly over the years. The problem is not some sort of miscalculation, but the refusal of the court to recalculate. More than often enough, the judge refuses to reexamine the collected DNA in an investigation case. What the people of the court fail to realize at times is that probability is not a one off thing, it is something that should be repeated at least more than once and can even be repeated over and over again....   [tags: court, judges, jail, mathematical fallacy]

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Six Instructional Principles of Math Interventions

- RTI Resource 1: Fuchs, L.S. Mathematics Intervention at the Secondary Prevention Level of Mult-Tier Prevention System: Six Key Principles. Retrieved from rtinetwork.org. The article reviews and describes the six instructional principles that math interventions at the Tier 2 level must incorporate in an effort to assist struggling students and close the achievement gap. The first principle, instructional explicitness, was created in response to the fact that students with math disabilities benefit from explicit instruction where teachers explicitly share the information that students need to learn (Fuchs)....   [tags: Assistance, Incorporation]

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Understanding the Realtion Between Math and Music

- ... Amplitude refers to the distance from crest or trough of the wave to its equilibrium position. Garland (1995) stated, frequency is a term that describes the number of waves, or vibrations, that pass a given point per second (p. 28). It is inversely proportional to the wavelength, which is the distance of one wave cycle. Frequency can be evaluated in the pitch of a tone: a higher pitch has a higher frequency. A simple tone has constant frequency and amplitude, and its graph is similar to a sine curve....   [tags: rhythm and frequency, galileo galilei]

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Math and Music: An Introduction and Mathematical Analysis

- Math and Music: An Introduction and Mathematical Analysis Rhythm and Frequency To understand the relation between math and music, the primary step is to study the nature of rhythm, frequency and amplitude. Everything around us has its own pattern of rhythm, from the motion of protons and neutrons, to the beats in rock music. Rhythm is determined by the periodicity of vibration of certain object in its surrounding substance, or medium. The vibration is repeated at a constant time length, thus creating wave motion....   [tags: rhythm, frequency, amplitude]

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I Am Really Bad At Math

- ... ?I plan to slow down and build my listening skills in order to be able to adapt better putting me in more control of my emotions spiraling unnecessarily. Being able to really zone in on slowing down and listening to understand and not listening to respond transfers over in many areas in my life such as relationships of all kinds; family, work, and academia. Being good at something that I do everyday is not enough, you have to get into technicalities of it. For me, that would be, widening my vocabulary and diving deep into grammatical know how....   [tags: Citation, Bibliography, Parenthetical referencing]

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Are Asians More Proficient in Math and Science

- Minorities will increasingly surpass Whites in the labor force, which not only means they will significantly impact the trend of the economy, but will, also, become critical for recruiting in high demand industries. Minorities had better opportunities to prosper than they had in the past, which allowed US to reach an eminent moment of electing their first African-American President and appointing their first Hispanic Supreme Court justice. Many minorities are increasingly educated and participating in business, science, and technical innovation as well as, enjoying their middle to high income status....   [tags: American Education]

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The Punishment For Cheating On Her Math Exam

- Thirteen-year-old Laurel was called into the principal’s office one day to discuss her punishment for cheating on her math exam. Laurel was filled with despair when the principal said he was going to call her parents. She knew that her parents would be deeply disappointed and frustrated with her. In midst of the phone call, Laurel excused herself and went to the bathroom. There, she dug into her book bag for scissors and, with tears running down her face, she proceeded to slit her wrist. Luckily, Laurel was found by another student and was rushed to the hospital....   [tags: Suicide, Adolescence, Suicide methods]

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Happy Numbers are Part of Recreational Math

- ... But nobody knows who first noticed and started telling people about happy numbers. But they never really left the classroom until Reg Allenby found out about them and started to show people what they were. Happy numbers Happy numbers are numbers that when you square the digits of the number and add the squares together repeatedly, in the end the answer will be one. This is how you can find a happy number: 19: 1²+9²= 1+81= 82 8²+2²= 64+4= 68 6²=8²= 36+64= 100 1²+0²+0²= 1+0+0= 1 As you can see 19 is a happy number because it equals 1 after having squared the digits a couple of times....   [tags: squaring, russia, prime]

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