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2015-05-15 12:27:08

FARGO, N.D., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunButter, the leading peanut free alternative to peanut butter, introduces a new School Safe, Peanut Free Recipe Book.

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BOCA RATON, Fla., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fast Freddy and What A Bragger! written by Lee Ann Mancini and illustrated by Dan Sharp, are capturing the minds of children,

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150 middle school students nationwide receive scholarships; schools receive matching grant for math education initiatives WALTHAM, Mass., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company

2015-05-14 23:10:49

Local personal development center that offers gymnastics for pre-schoolers and school-age children hosts week-long event where gymnastics students honor their

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The Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation (MCCF), the fundraising arm of the Maricopa County Community Colleges (MCCC), each year recognizes MCCC employees who have made outstanding contributions

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Vernon Township School District partners with InfoSnap for online student registration to save money, time, and resources. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 14, 2015

2015-05-14 23:07:21

National College of Natural Medicine continues a growth trajectory with its latest programmatic offering, the Doctor of Science in Oriental Medicine.

2015-05-14 23:06:58

MasteryTCN™ is announcing a new partnership with Telania, LLC. to offer the latest in training content.

2015-05-14 23:06:55

Leader in talent management solutions promotes education, innovation and community building among peers at 12th annual customer event Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May


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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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  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
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