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2015-01-26 08:28:03

PHILADELPHIA, January 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Outstanding nursing professionals recognized in three categories: Clinical Education, Active

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Filling a critical need for tomorrow's cyber defenders, high school and middle school youth prepare to compete for worldwide recognition and scholarship funds FALLS CHURCH, Va.,

2015-01-25 23:01:47

Watermark Learning offers PMP Bootcamp, a 35 hour PMP Certification exam prep course starting in January 2015. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 25, 2015

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Women's Excellence is now a part of the Principal Shopping District (PSD) in Birmingham, Michigan. Birmingham,

2015-01-23 23:07:14

Hypersign is making an appearance at TCEA 2015 in Austin, TX February 2-6, 2015.

2015-01-23 23:05:13

NewYork-Presbyterian is one of a select few hospitals in the country to be honored by The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) for reducing its energy consumption NEW

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The number of people who passed the new GED® test in 2014 was dramatically lower than it has been in the past, but Shmoop strives to help improve pass rates. Mountain

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Technology Collaboration Will Change the Picture of Education for Students Served by Communities in Schools Arlington, Va.


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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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