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2015-03-27 20:20:33

1,500 students and community members gather to reduce distracted driving in the greater Atlanta area ATLANTA, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- After-School All-Stars (ASAS) announced today that

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LANDOVER, Md., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc.

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NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Forecast5 Analytics, Inc.

2015-03-27 16:24:24

Nonprofit, online university to award multiple scholarships during National Nurses Week ST.

2015-03-27 16:22:51

CTK-4200 Keyboards Offer Extensive Features for Teaching Children to Play the Piano DOVER, N.J., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-27 12:29:46

WALLINGFORD, Conn., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, March 27, Choate Rosemary Hall's Board of Trustees dedicated the new Cameron and Edward Lanphier Center for Mathematics

2015-03-27 12:27:40

ORLANDO, Fla., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist University of Health Sciences' (ADU) Physician Assistant Program recently received an Accreditation-Provisional status from

2015-03-27 12:25:22

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 13, the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) debuted its newest paid media campaign, "Brighter Future," in the Hartford

2015-03-27 08:26:44

The fitness industry's largest educational event to offer 375+ sessions, 200 industry experts and over 300 leading brands in the expo in 2015. SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The

2015-03-27 08:25:29

ATLANTA, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Highway Wine & Spirits announces the appointments of Kelly Howell as National Accounts Manager and Deborah Dabasinskas as South Regional Sales


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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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