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2015-03-03 12:35:33

SPOKANE, Wash., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Our growing reliance on technology has created a new phenomenon among our youth.

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Former CIO and Executive Director of Academic Technology, Library and Online Learning for Bentley University WELLESLEY, Mass, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.

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Highlights: Key speakers; Best-in-Track sessions; Launch Pad program for EdTech startups NEWBURYPORT, Mass., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The latest annual Survey of Online Learning

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EdX courses from world's largest museum and research complex will help students and educators explore American history from teacher training to Comics and beyond CAMBRIDGE, Mass.

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Leveraging his experience reviving distressed properties, Brian Watson helps acquire 12000 E.

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No Kid Hungry's 'Hunger in Our Schools' report showcases childhood hunger from the educator perspective WASHINGTON, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a

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In support of National Dr. Seuss Day, 180fusion employees will read classic Dr.

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MINNEAPOLIS, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jostens, the leading provider of publications, jewelry and consumer goods serving the K-12 and college market, and The National Association of Secondary

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Scholarships will be given to students who showcase creative uses for old phone books JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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~ Lytx Vice President of Safety Services to Share Insight and Expertise on Driver Safety Education and Training SAN DIEGO, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lytx, 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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