Essays Tagged: "Algebra"


walking. Soon after while Piglet and Porky were taking up the flute and harmonica Wilbur was doing ALGEBRA. Soon the years went by and all the pigs graduated for school and were forced to move ...

(3 pages) 40 1 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Euclidean Geometry

Elements'. The books coverednot only plane and solid geometry but also much of what is now known as algebra,trigonometry, and advanced arithmetic.Through the ages, the propositions have been rearrange ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics


favorite toy of hiswas his father's compass, and he often marvelled at his uncle's explanations of algebra.Although young Albert was intrigued by certain mysteries of science, he was considereda slow ...

(6 pages) 40 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Indus Valley Civilization and Modern India

in math to help them when searching the stars. The people developed the beginnings of geometry and algebra. They created the idea of zero and the decimal system. They were the first people to use not ...

(6 pages) 164 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Brief essay descibing interaction between an aspiring teacher and a classroom of students.

s, and I had a plan. I thought I had everything in line to get through the lesson, which was just a algebra review. But, I was wrong.Right away I learned what classroom management skill I did not have ... o teach the entire class how to do the entire lesson that I know all of them had the previous year, algebra is a prerequisite to geometry. I decided to ask the class who knew how to do the assignment ...

(3 pages) 133 1 4.1 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

What is the real purpose of education? Are we in it simply for the purpose of learning? Essay suggests that there is more to an education than books.

just educated individuals. The whole purpose of education is not simply learning history, science, algebra and writing, but learning to incorporate intelligence with social awareness.The first major ...

(3 pages) 275 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

History of database

e first article on relational databases. This article outlined a way to use relational calculus and algebra to allow non-technical users to store and retrieve large amounts of information. Codd envisa ... on of a new databasestructure.Codd's idea for an RDBMS uses the mathematical concepts of relational algebra to breakdown data into sets and related common subsets.Because information can naturally be ...

(22 pages) 926 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Leonhard Euler.

Leonhard Euler is a recognized Swiss mathematician who is considered to be a pioneer in algebra and number theory (Simonis 68). The man not only contributed in the subject of algebra but a ... as accomplished in the year 1777. He also discovered in 1744, "the numerous solutions of polynomial algebraic equations consisting of powers of x" (Simonis 68). Euler also popularized the symbol of &e ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

"Sonny's Blues" written by James Baldwin.

what happened to his brother as he watches the boys in the schoolyard." I was, talking about algebra to a lot of boys who might, everyone of them for all I knew, be popping off needles every ti ... ll I knew, be popping off needles every time they went to the head. Maybe it did more for them than algebra could...These boys, now were living as we'd been living then, they were growing up with a ru ...

(5 pages) 208 0 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Matrices Used In Computer Graphics.

asy to use and a matrix multiply routine is really all you need to get all the desired results. The algebra involved is also fairly well hidden from the programmer of the graphics, which, therefore, m ... axis, and z-axis in 3Dspace. There are many can different operations that can be used, including 3D algebra operations, that will make it possible to put them all into a single matrix. The good thing ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Mathematics coursework- explaining the relationship of the 3-step stair

on I predict that the next total will be 80 and the 8th will be 92.Both my predictions were correct.Algebraic ExpressionI drew 1 stair with Algebra on it.Total:(x)+(x+1) +(x+2) +(x+10) +(x+11) +(x+20) ... s information I predict that the 9th grid will have a total of 46.Results:My prediction was correct.Algebraic ExpressionI have drawn a 3-step stair with algebra on it, the g represents grid.Totals:(x) ...

(5 pages) 86 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Successful Completion of Algebra I as a high school graduation requirement

of his unwillingness to learn. As a junior in Villa High School, Gene struggled with the concept of Algebra I. In the first semester, Gene managed a D in the class, which was not acceptable since Vill ... e Villa High School had a graduation requirement stating that students must receive at least a C in Algebra I in order to graduate. Fearing the horror of getting held back, Gene started to dedicate ma ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Problem posing lesson plan

StandardODE Standards Addressed:Number, Number Sense and Operations StandardPatterns, Functions and Algebra StandardMathematical Processes StandardMaterial Needed:Big Paper with area for kids to work, ...

(3 pages) 72 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

How Was Math Used In Building The Great Pyramid

imple math to make such a great pyramid. They used the Pythagorean Theorem, trigonometry and simple algebra. They also measured the angle of each direction so that each side of the pyramid was facing ... me of Khufu. Egyptians taught from basic math like adding andsubtracting to more advanced math like algebra and geometry. All thesemathematical concepts were used to build the pyramids. As you can see ...

(4 pages) 105 3 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Communication in "Sonny's Blues."

eat block of Ice settled in my belly and kept melting there all day long, while I taught my classes algebra. It was a special kind of ice. It kept melting, sending trickles of ice water all up and dow ... scribe the pain as a feeling that will not go away despite the fact that he must teach his students algebra, the reader feels exactly what Sonny's brother is feeling at the time.The use of dialogue in ...

(3 pages) 110 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sonny's Blues - Reaction essay

in the short story that brings pictures to my mind. I can see the narrator sitting in his "classes algebra," and I can hear what is going on all around him. James does very well with imagery in his s ...

(2 pages) 81 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Classification of Sciences

ces. The science of mathematics consists of five categories; these are general mathematics systems, algebra and number theory, geometry, probabilities and mathematical statistics. Geometry may be defi ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

My Mathematics Philosophy

in every classroom. The standards present goals in the mathematical areas of number and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and data analysis and probability. The five process standards are pr ... ing. Maybe they measure every inch of something with their ruler, or maybe they can come up with an algebraic equation, which will give them the answer. Through activities like these, my students will ...

(3 pages) 116 2 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Graphing, substitution, linear combination

Algebra is a mathematical system. It involves letters, numbers, symbols, and a variety of equations. ... eve that these three systems are easy to understand and are very helpful in the learning process of Algebra.

(2 pages) 58 0 3.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

My Career Plan / Intro: leads up to and establishes goal; Body: 2 or 3 paragraphs covering both Plan A and Plan B; Conclusion: overall feelings about achieving your goals

that I am a math nerd and definitely plan to pursue a career involving numbers. My past Chemistry, Algebra and Pre-Calculus classes have helped me come to this discovery. In the future I plan to fin ... or this career and there's not much more to do, but I'm on my way. So far, in school, I have taken Algebra II Honors, Pre-Calculus Honors, and Chemistry to get me ready. I'm only a junior in high sc ...

(3 pages) 229 0 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays