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2015-01-15 23:03:18

Story Cove adds Anansi and Turtle Go to Dinner reading resources on website. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 15, 2015 Story Cove LLC is pleased to announce

2015-01-15 23:02:43

The joint degree program is underway. (PRWEB) January 15, 2015 Expanding its commitment to the sciences, American University has entered into a partnership

2015-01-15 23:02:37

The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey proudly supports community-based organizations across New Jersey Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) January 15, 2015 The

2015-01-15 23:02:30

Lincoln Memorial University’s (LMU) Caylor School of Nursing (CSON) plans to offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program beginning May 2015.

2015-01-15 23:01:21

iBrainstorm, featured in the iTunes app store as one of the leading education apps, enables mobile collaboration between students and teachers. Denver, CO (PRWEB)

2015-01-15 23:00:22

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences Professor Dr.

2015-01-15 16:27:38

Teach for America alumnus launches BirdBrain Science from the classroom, an adaptive learning platform to raise literacy levels for struggling students. LOS ANGELES, Jan.

2015-01-15 16:27:13

CUNY and IBM Announce Winners in Student App Competition NEW YORK, Jan.

2015-01-15 16:22:40

$100K in Seed Funding to Help Student Team Bring New Social Services App to Texas Residents NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas, Jan.


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Wampus cat (cougar)
2014-01-28 15:10:48

The Wampus cat comes from American folklore as a variation of a fierce cougar. It also is compared to the Ewah of Cherokee mythology. In the myth a woman covers herself with the skin of a cougar and spies on the men of the tribe. While the men are telling sacred stories around a fire, she is caught and turned into a half-woman, half-cat by the tribe’s medicine man. The Wampus cat supposedly still haunts the forests of east Tennessee. Other legends state the Wampus cat is the spirit of...

Algebra
2014-01-02 11:06:39

Algebra, from the Arabic al-jebr, meaning “reunion of broken parts”, is one of the wide-ranging parts of mathematics, combined with number theory, geometry, and analysis. Algebra can basically be considered as doing computations much like that of arithmetic with non-numerical mathematical objects. Initially, these objects were variables that represented either numbers that weren’t yet known or unspecified numbers, permitting one to state and prove properties that are true no matter...

Geometry
2014-01-02 10:21:51

Geometry is a branch of mathematics that is concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space. A mathematician who works in the geometry field is called a geometer. Geometry arose independently in numerous early cultures as a body of practical knowledge concerning areas, lengths, and volumes, with elements of a formal mathematical science emerging in the West as early as Thales. By the 3rd century BC, geometry was put into an axiomatic form by...

Trigonometry
2014-01-02 10:09:07

Trigonometry, from the Greek trigonon, meaning triangle, and metron, meaning measure, is a branch of mathematics that studies the relationships involving lengths and angles of triangles. The field came about during the 3rd century BC from applications of geometry to astronomical studies. The 3rd century astronomers first noted that the lengths of the sides of a right triangle and the angles between those sides have fixed relationships: that is, if at least the length of one of those sides...

Applied Mathematics
2014-01-02 10:00:11

Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that focuses on mathematical methods that are usually used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Therefore, “applied mathematics” is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge. The term “applied mathematics” also explains the professional specialty in which mathematicians work on practical problems; as a profession focused on practical problems, applied mathematics focuses on the formulation and study of mathematical...

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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
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