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PHILADELPHIA, February 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Online curriculum via College of Employment Services supports professionals who serve Nevada

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BOSTON, February 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- itslearning (http://www.itslearning.net ), maker of the personalized learning management platform of the same name, has gathered

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Claremont Graduate University (CGU), the graduate university of The Claremont Colleges—a unique consortium that the Fiske Guide called "a collection of intellectual resources unmatched

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New e-Learning service available for all types of training including high-level technical training, leadership & business skills. New York, New York (PRWEB)

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The Southern California tech company’s new partnership with Virtual Enterprises International commits funding and mentorship to high school entrepreneurs. Santa

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Dates and locations are now available for Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse Camps along with special early registration offerings.

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Program provides tuition scholarships and continuing education to aspiring and licensed hairstylists Scottsdale, Ariz.

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Now the Largest Provider for AV Integration Services in the World Amsterdam RAI, NL (PRWEB) February 16, 2015 The Global Presence Alliance, the organization

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The Lettuce Dream organization recently received a donation of three acres of land to start the construction of two hydroponic greenhouses that will provide fresh, locally grown produce for the


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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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