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2015-05-27 23:06:49

eLogic Learning announces a new webinar, “Best Practices for Managing Complex Continuing Education,” to take place on June 4, 12-12:45pm EST.

2015-05-27 23:06:47

Solution designed to improve communication and safety in K-12 and Higher Ed markets. (PRWEB) May 27, 2015 Hypersign, an industry leading digital signage

2015-05-27 23:05:13

Managers need to view up-to-date reports on their team’s accomplishments and current levels of training development and compliance documentation.

2015-05-27 23:04:52

New Data Shows Jessamine County, Kentucky Students Leverage Edgenuity’s Personalized Intervention Solution to Improve Academic Performance Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB)

2015-05-27 23:03:45

Students embrace classroom program, complete millions of complex problems daily during 2014-14 school year. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 27, 2015

2015-05-27 23:01:18

Summit Academy Schools in Flat Rock and Summit Academy North Schools in Romulus, MI, partnered with InfoSnap to transition from a paper-based student application and registration process to an

2015-05-27 23:00:57

What are the benefits of reading literature? School of Life presents a video on how reading literature changes people.

2015-05-27 23:00:43

WesternU’s 34th Annual Commencement Exercises saw diplomas handed out to 1,022 graduates from 21 degree programs in the University’s nine colleges.

2015-05-27 23:00:25

The NAPSRx has announced today that it has reached an agreement to begin offering the Certified National Pharmaceutical Representative (CNPR) training program through seven new colleges and Cengage

2015-05-27 16:28:09

BOSTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 250 members and supporters of the Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Alliance for Massachusetts (SAM) joined policymakers at the Massachusetts

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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...

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...

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...

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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Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.