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2015-05-14 12:36:50

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and SAO PAULO, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Geekie, Brazil's leading education technology company, announced that it has raised US$7 million from Mitsui & Co., Ltd.

2015-05-14 12:30:32

CHICAGO, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jerry Callahan, Ph.D., M.S., vice president of strategic projects at Van Andel Institute (VAI), will introduce NexGen Inquiry(TM), a not-for-profit, innovative

2015-05-14 12:28:18

President Of Motion Picture Academy Urges Artists To Pursue Their Dreams And Protect Artistic Freedom WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Artists are responsible

2015-05-14 12:27:37

Video Contest Highlights How You Would Engage Students If You Were the Instructor BOSTON, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, a leading global education company,

2015-05-14 12:24:20

Ten Students to Receive Up to $20,000 Toward Undergraduate Studies in U.S.

2015-05-14 12:22:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning, Governor Tom Wolf, joined by Superintendent William Hite, visited Webster Elementary in Philadelphia to thank school officials

2015-05-14 08:46:32

CHICAGO, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA and web and mobile experience management vendor Jadu, Inc.

2015-05-14 08:45:23

This May, the worldwide leader in online learning solutions offers thanks to the nation's servicemembers and veterans. TAMPA, Fla., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1999, America

2015-05-14 08:43:48

SWEBOK-centered Program Bridges Gap Between Schooling and Employment Requirements in the IT Industry BANGALORE, India, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

2015-05-14 08:35:35

Partnership will support the integration of Verificient's Proctortrack with the Canvas learning management system NEW YORK, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verificient Technologies, Inc.,


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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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