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2015-04-16 23:10:24

Rishikul Yogshala is bringing its traditional and experienced yogis from India to conduct a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Phitsanulok.

2015-04-16 23:08:32

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities raised $70,000 at its 2015 Benefit Gala, held in honor of author David Flink, founder of a national mentoring program for students and the first recipient

2015-04-16 23:06:46

New Functionality Fosters Greater Collaborative Learning Through Ten Point Touch Interactivity Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April 16, 2015 Mimio is pleased

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Texas A&M University Department of Horticultural Sciences backs new Principles of Floral Design Certification LUBBOCK, Texas (PRWEB) April 16, 2015

2015-04-16 23:06:34

The Northeast Football Clinics marks its 33rd year of setting the standard for excellence in quarterback/receiver

2015-04-16 23:04:28

Elekta has selected NetDimensions Learning deployed via NetDimensions’ Secure SaaS model to manage compliance training for employees and clients globally. London,

2015-04-16 23:04:11

The long-time leader in the student response system market has built a mobile-optimized system to provide a superior experience through smartphones, tablets and laptops.

2015-04-16 23:03:59

Outsourced security services are on the rise; also used as a method to combat security technology sprawl and to make up for the lack of in-house staff Clearwater,

2015-04-16 23:01:02

Robert Morris University is hosting a collegiate film festival with entries from across the US and eight countries. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) April 16, 2015

2015-04-16 16:22:55

POULTNEY, Vt., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many colleges observe Earth Day, scheduled for next week on Wednesday, April 22.


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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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