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2015-03-26 16:32:20

Nonprofit, online university to award multiple scholarships during National Nurses Week SALT LAKE CITY, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --To honor nurses for their commitment

2015-03-26 16:29:56

BOSTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BHCC Magazine, a publication of Bunker Hill Community College, won a gold award in the nationwide communications competition sponsored

2015-03-26 16:29:41

School ranks Fifth in Top 25 List of Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design For 2015 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Art Institute

2015-03-26 16:29:24

The Partnership Extends Beyond SKEE TV to Include Initiatives that Enhance, Enrich and Empower the Film School's Next Generation of Entertainment Professionals HOLLYWOOD, Calif.,

2015-03-26 12:34:17

LANSDOWNE, Va., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of the many barriers facing high-performing, low-income students interested science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

2015-03-26 12:29:54

HAMILTON, ON, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - It is with great pleasure that the Research Institute of St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton announces the appointment of Dr.

2015-03-26 12:21:31

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Rent-A-Car is partnering with the SkillsUSA South Carolina

2015-03-26 08:39:21

PHOENIX, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insight Academy of Arizona (ISAZ), a tuition-free, online public school serving students in grades 7-12, announced today it has opened enrollment

2015-03-26 08:39:19

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insight School of Oklahoma (ISOK), a tuition-free, online public school serving students in grades 7-12, announced today it


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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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quotha
  • Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.
The word 'quotha' is an alteration of 'quoth he'.
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