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Tuition-free public online school offers students challenging academic program WESTMINSTER, Colo., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colorado Preparatory Academy, a full-time,

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PHOENIX, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arizona Virtual Academy, a tuition-free, online public school serving students in grades K-12, announced today it has opened enrollment for

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Robust professional learning system recognized in the Professional Development Solution category SAN FRANCISCO, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teachscape Learn

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INDIANAPOLIS, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continued commitment to improving the oral and overall health of children in Georgia, the Renaissance Family Foundation, an affiliate of

2015-03-25 12:26:46

Codeblack promotes diversity through endowment to support emerging screenwriters showing great promise and financial need SANTA MONICA, Calif.

2015-03-25 08:39:23

Intensive three-month program provides comprehensive services and introductions to the funding community NEW YORK, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EDGE Edtech® today announced the

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Ed Trust State-by-State Report Shows "Devastatingly Large" Funding Gaps in Some States WASHINGTON, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Districts serving low-income students and

2015-03-25 08:29:07

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The following are the 2014-2015 All-State Basketball Teams as selected by www.ohhoops.org: Selections

2015-03-25 08:28:57

NEW YORK, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As United Nations delegates gather this week to negotiate new Sustainable Development Goals, the National

2015-03-25 08:28:53

"I've never seen anything like this" -- improvement of full letter grade via enhanced engagement with peer-to-peer learning BOSTON, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort


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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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