# Mathematics Essays, Research Papers & Term Papers (233) essays

*Mathematics* essays:

#### ANOVA and Nonparametric Tests

... populations have the same variance. It is not always possible to make these assumptions and a nonparametric test, such as the Kruskal-Wallis can be used for analysis. Offering a summary of the simulation I am going to state what three lessons I learned relative to the ANOVA and Nonparametric tests ...

#### Vaughan Fredrick Randal Jones

... school in Cambridge, New Zealand at St. Peter's School from age eight to twelve. He began secondary schooling in 1966 and went to Auckland Grammar School, located in Auckland. After being awarded a University Entrance Scholarship and a Gilles Scholarship to assist him in his study at the University ...

#### Assignment regarding the fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio - maths assignemnt

... diagonal rows. Refer to Figure 1.1 Figure 1.1 This is possible as like the Fibonacci sequence , Pascal's triangle adds the two previous (numbers above) to get the next number, the formula if Fn = Fn-1 + Fn-2. Pascal's Triangle is achieved by adding the two numbers above it, so uses the same basic ...

#### The History of Pi

... in 1709 by William Jones, who was working on a theory for pi. In 500 B.C., pi is calculated at 3. In Syracuse in 250 B.C., Archimedes calculated pi at 3.1463. In A.D. 450 in China pi is calculated at 355/113. In ... the area and circumference of a circle. It is a formula that is over four thousand years ...

#### Sir Isaac Newton

... school in Grantham in hopes of training him to manage her now much enlarged estate, but even then Newton's interest ran more toward books and mathematical diversions. His family decided that he should be prepared for the university, and he entered Trinity College, Cambridge, in ...

#### Carl Friedrich Gauss

... In 1795, he continued his mathematical studies at the University of Göttingen. In 1799, he obtained his doctorate in absentia from the University of Helmstedt, for providing the first reasonably complete proof of what is now called the fundamental theorem of ...

#### Blaise pascal.

... Pascal was in bad health during his later studies and devoted his life to Christianity after he nearly lost his life in an accident. He spent most of his time at a monastery and wrote some of his most famous works in philosophy. One of ...

#### Girolamo Cardano , A essay about a notable mathematician

... in 1525. Though his controversial and outspoken behavior left him dislike among the medical community. After graduation his manners made it difficult to find work. During school he had gambled to see his way ...

#### Card Counting Paper - Statistics

... school at UCLA in figuring out the probabilities involved in gambling. In his book, there were tips on how to gamble on just about every game in a casino. It appears as though his theories are well thought out and tested ...

#### Selecting and Testing Hypotheses Simulation

... null hypothesis. This was a lower tail test, and the decision to reject any value lies to the left of the critical value. The best state is within the acceptance region an then correlating the decision to fail to reject the null hypotheses. The test ...