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Children's Math Skills Improved With Use Of Hand Gestures: Study
2014-03-12 06:16:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Children who use hand gesturing while learning math develop a better understanding of the problems they are taught, according to new research from University of Chicago’s Department of Psychology. While previous research has found that hand gestures can indeed help children learn, the current study focused on whether abstract gesturing can support generalization beyond a particular problem, and whether it is a more effective...

2014-03-10 23:04:00

Black Book provides dealerships with very accurate valuations and ensures that dealers never overpay for vehicles. Canoga Park, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Dealerships have been trying to find a way to not overpay for a vehicle. One of the best solutions in accomplishing paying the right price for a vehicle is the use of Black Book. Black Book is a valuation tool that offers an up-to-date valuation on any vehicle. AutoManager now offers Black Book integration within all of their three...

2014-03-07 23:01:33

Leader of new school for kids who love math to give Bay Area math talks, conduct Q&As with kids, parents San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Proof School, the brainchild of nationally-recognized and award-winning mathematicians and educators, has responded to the call from students and parents for a more advanced, creative and inquiry-based secondary school mathematics and computer science curriculum.   Starting in the fall of 2015, Proof School will welcome talented...

Many Preschoolers Already Know Their Xs And Ys: Study
2014-03-06 14:47:12

[ Watch the Video: Are You Smarter Than A Five-Year-Old? Preschoolers Can Do Algebra ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It may not seem intuitive, but basic algebra skills come naturally to most children – according to a new study in the journal Developmental Science. In case you forgot, or never learned, algebra is a branch of mathematics that is used to find the value of an unknown number – typically represented by ‘x’ or ‘y.’ In the new study,...

2014-02-28 23:29:15

ALOHA Mind Math programs can help children in Kindergarten through Third Grade with basic math concepts and skills that they may missed in school, such as counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and money. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 ALOHA Mind Math offers an answer to parents and teachers who are frustrated with their underachieving children. Once children are eight or nine years old they have learned a significant amount of math concepts. For example,...

GMF Message Comprehension Falters When Math Anxiety Prevails
2014-02-27 14:34:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research has found that people who experience anxiety around performing mathematical equations are less likely to understand information on genetically-modified foods and other health-related issues, according to a report published in the Journal of Health Communication. "Math anxiety, which happens when people are worried or are concerned about using math or statistics, leads to less effort and decreases the ability to do math,"...

2014-02-26 12:29:53

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Test Solutions (GTS), a supplier of high-performance test and measurement instrumentation, today announced it has signed a North American distribution agreement with Delta Elektronika. Delta manufactures programmable DC power supplies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/SF72107LOGO) "Delta Elektronika has chosen Global Test Solution due to our knowledge of the market and applications areas," said Arlene...

2014-02-25 08:34:00

LONDON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greycon, a world leader in scheduling and execution for the paper, printing, film and nonwovens industries, has chosen Gurobi as the optimiser for their new Greycon Suite version 8.0 and GreyconMill release 2.5SR2, which were released on 14(th) February. The new release's main highlight is the reduction in the time taken to solve difficult trim problems by an average of more than 20% compared to previous versions. This performance...

2014-02-10 23:23:55

Multivariable Calculus online help is now available at Educator.com. This course is in addition to 80+ subjects already available for high school, college, test prep, and professional subjects. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Beautiful, powerful, and intricate, Multivariable Calculus is the profound extension of basic Calculus that takes you through different dimensions. Though a very sophisticated math, Educator.com's Professor Raffi Hovasapian's goal is to make...

2014-02-05 23:02:13

Tansa Security starts off the year by participating at the Intersec Expo in Dubai, then enters the North American Turnstile market by exhibiting next at the ISC West Show in Las Vegas from April 2nd to the 4th. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The turnstile company will be at this year's International Security Conference & Exposition (ISC West) show at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from April 2nd to 4th at booth #7131. The company will be...


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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