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2015-03-26 23:10:25

Former Millennial Media executive joins StraighterLine management team Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 25, 2015 StraighterLine

2015-03-26 23:09:55

CRDF Global announced today that the Woskob New Century Fund has allocated $20,000 in seed funding for the establishment of a Research and Education Center for Agricultural Technologies in Ukraine,

2015-03-26 23:09:29

Olin College of Engineering is one of more than 120 engineering schools that announced plans to educate a new generation of engineers who will be equipped to tackle some of the most pressing issues

2015-03-26 23:09:18

HomeCEUConnection.com, the leader in online continuing education, has partnered with the Andrews Research and Education Institute, the preeminent Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Center of the

2015-03-26 23:08:47

Another tool, along with a Special Needs Trust, to be used by families in Special Needs Planning, the ABLE Act, took another big step in becoming a reality this disability awareness month.

2015-03-26 23:08:26

The Red Cross and CBD College partner for community blood drive Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 The American Red Cross and CBD College are teaming

2015-03-26 23:07:13

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) announced its three annual scholarship winners and one

2015-03-26 23:06:46

The surgeons will establish a state-of-the-art comprehensive spinal surgery hospital in northern Manhattan New York, New York (PRWEB) March 26, 2015

2015-03-26 23:06:08

White paper highlights significance of performance funding that leverages learner analytics and common outcomes measures that includes all types of students in the United States postsecondary


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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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