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2014-05-29 08:34:26

Foundation provides annual support for the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and its premier competition - the U.S.A. Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO) CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Akamai Foundation today announced that it will award three high school math students with scholarships for their placement in the recent U.S.A. Mathematical Olympiad. They are among the twelve USAMO winners who will be recognized at the forty-third USAMO awards ceremony to be...

2014-05-29 08:27:13

Dots Brings More Addictive Fun With Their New Adventure Puzzle Game NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six months ago the eclectic, art-inspired game studio put half of their development team in exile. The ousted group was given a new mission to build something unique, fun and beautiful. Their journey led to TwoDots. "When you take a team that joined our studio to work on Dots, tell them they can't work on Dots, and instead must build their own game, you end up with this...

2014-05-28 23:12:17

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Bioinformatics Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their database. View Full Report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/bioinformatics-industry San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The global market for bioinformatics is expected to reach USD 12.48 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Rapidly declining prices of...

2014-05-22 23:09:06

Zachary Steinberg Takes First Place Park City, UT (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 indieFilmFunding.com (iFF), a crowd-funding platform exclusively based in the indie film sector, announced today its top three winners of their video promo contest. The contest, which opened on January 15, 2014, used both a panel of qualified judges and promotion on social media to choose the following winners. 1.    First Place: Zachary Steinberg from Los Angeles, CA, takes home $5,000.00...

2014-05-16 23:02:18

Lake Ridge Academy middle school math teacher, Miss Erin Sims, was awarded the Outstanding Mathematics Educator distinction by the Greater Cleveland Council of Teachers of Mathematics. North Ridgeville, OH (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Lake Ridge Academy middle school math teacher, Miss Erin Sims, was awarded the Outstanding Mathematics Educator distinction by the Greater Cleveland Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Miss Sims has been teaching at Lake Ridge Academy for four years. Erin also...

2014-05-14 23:06:31

Science4Us is pleased to announce that is has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 REVERE Distinguished Achievement Awards by the Association of American Publishers in the category of Whole Curriculum Programs - Science, Heath, and the Environment. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Science4Us is pleased to announce that is has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 REVERE Distinguished Achievement Awards by the Association of American Publishers in the category of Whole...

2014-05-14 16:23:44

PETALUMA, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tangram Insurance Services, Inc. ("Tangram"), a Managing General Agency, and ProSight Specialty Insurance ("ProSight") today announced the launch of a package insurance program serving the Propane and Fuel Dealers industry. Tangram and ProSight's joint Propane and Fuel Dealers program is one of the most comprehensive insurance packages available for propane and fuel oil dealers, distributors and marketers. Tangram's program management...

2014-05-13 04:22:27

BEIJING, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Origin Agritech Limited (NASDAQ GS: SEED) ("Origin", or the "Company"), a technology-focused supplier of crop seeds in China, today announced that its Board of Directors has received a preliminary non-binding proposal letter, dated May 12, 2014, from Hunan Xindaxin Company Limited ("Xindaxin"), pursuant to which Xindaxin proposes to acquire the Company (the "Transaction") for US$2.50 in cash per ordinary share of the Company. Xindaxin is the...

2014-05-08 16:27:23

JERSEY, Channel Islands, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quotient Limited ("Quotient") (Nasdaq: QTNTU), a commercial-stage diagnostics company, today announced that financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ending March 31, 2014 will be released after market close on Monday, May 19(th), 2014. Quotient will host a conference call on Tuesday, May 20(th) at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 financial results. Participants may access...

2014-05-08 08:35:53

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB) reported net sales increased 9% to $717.6 million for the four weeks ended May 3, 2014, compared to net sales of $660.5 million for the four weeks ended May 4, 2013.  Comparable stores sales increased 8% for the four weeks ended May 3, 2014. The company reported net sales of $2.391 billion for the 13 weeks ended May 3, 2014, an increase of 5% compared to sales of $2.268 billion for the 13 weeks ended May 4, 2013. ...


Latest Mathematics Reference Libraries

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...

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...

Algorithm
2013-12-16 10:46:30

In mathematics and computer science, an algorithm is a step-by-step procedure for calculations. Algorithms are used for calculations, automated reasoning, and data processing. An algorithm is an effective technique expressed as a finite list of well-defined instructions for calculating a function. Starting from an initial state and an initial input, the instructions describe a computation that, when executed, proceeds through a finite number of well-defined successive states and eventually...

2012-06-14 07:27:05

Symbol: ZEUXI Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, GA, LA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Liliidae Order  ...

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