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

*Mathematics* essays:

#### The Importance of the Parabola

... shape of the parabola is used throughout the world of structures. Most of the time, it is used as an arch or an arc. Have you ever seen a castle or even a movie with a castle in it? Well usually on the big great front doors ...

#### Sir Isaac Newton

... of a new theory of light and color, Newton transformed the structure of physical science with his three laws of motion and the law of universal gravitation. His accomplishments in mathematics, optics, and physics laid the foundations for modern science and revolutionized the world. One of ...

#### Outline of Chapter 9 text - Elementary Statistics: A Brief Version(A. Bluman 3rd Ed., 2003)

... of Variance A pooled estimate of the variance is a weighted average of the variance using the two sample variances and the degrees of freedom of each variance as the weights. The pooled estimate of variance is used to calculate the standard error in the t test when the variances ...

#### FRACTIONS

... of a pizza and ¾ of a pizza. So the written problem is ½ plus ¾. You first find a common denominator. Which one is the least that both numbers will go into? In this instance, the LCM (Least Common Multiple ...

#### Biography of the greek mathematician Pythagoras

... Pythagoras Pythagoras was a Greek philosopher and mathematician. He was born in Samos, Ionia around 580 b.c. Thales, who was another philosopher was the main teacher of Pythagoras. Pythagoras went to study further in Egypt so Thales couldn't teach him anymore. In Pythagoras ...

#### Cooling Water and Exponential Funtions

... could cool off the probe and give a false reading. Also by shortening the intervals in which the CBL took the readings allowed for accurate results. A glass of water was then brought up to boiling temperature. After the water started boiling ...

#### Pascal and his formulas.

... mathematics and physics writing Treatise on the Equilibrium of Liquids (1653) in which he explains Pascal's law of pressure. Adamson writes in [3]:- This treatise is a complete outline of a system of hydrostatics, the first in the history of science ...

#### Trend of Public School Vouchers Over Time

... law of the land in 1954, white families have flocked to the suburbs, resulting in separation of ...

#### How to Take a Math Test

... standard form" and "y-intercept form" of equations although they are the same, just move all x and y on one side and move constant numbers on one side, we have standard ...

#### The origin of logarithms.

... of non-linear relationships. The logarithm is also still in common usage in such fields as engineering, business, applied sciences such as a biology, chemistry, and physics. When a student posed the question of ...