Essays Tagged: "Calculus"

Sir Isaac Newton

ogress in science since his time.Newton was one of the inventors of the branch of mathematicscalled Calculus. He also solved the mysteries of light andoptics. Formulated the three laws of motions, and ... e Fluxional method,Newton developed in the autumn of 1666 a kind of mathematics thatis now known as calculus. Was a new and powerful method thatcarried modern mathematics above the level of Greek geom ...

(3 pages) 165 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays

"Seperate Peace" essay in John Knowles

Chet Douglaslives in his own educational world. He's so absorbed in thisalternate reality in which Calculus has a justified existence thathe forgets what the school is trying to teach him, and actual ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Thommas Jefferson, the third president of the U.S.

college. Thomas studied hard and quickly mastered difficult subjects such as grammar, physics, and calculus. In about two years of college he learned everything you could know on the arts and science ...

(5 pages) 103 0 4.6 May/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Sir Issac Newton

nverse operations, he joined them in what he called the fluxional method, a kind of math we know as calculus.Next, inspired by his discussion with Edmund Halley about orbital motion, he established ...

(1 pages) 48 1 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Jaime Escalante: Sensational Teacher" by Ann Byers.

who decides to change the lives of his students by preparing them for an advanced placement test in calculus. I chose this book because it was a book I read when I was younger and I remember thinking ... ey can get beyond the "barrio" which before they could not see past. He decides that they CAN learn calculus and volunteers to teach the class; he takes them on a field trip so they can see where math ...

(4 pages) 28 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Newton's Three Laws of Motion

ally, President of the Royal Society. Newton was a master of science and mathematics. He discovered calculus, before Leibniz' became popular. Perhaps Newton's most popular discovery, though, was gravi ...

(1 pages) 70 1 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Marie-Sophie Germain

mmediately dove into the great mathematical works, teaching herself the basics of number theory and calculus. Unfortunately, being a woman of that era meant that it was not acceptable for her to indul ...

(2 pages) 36 0 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies


ed from them that the only math that you really use in meteorology is Algebra 1 and a little bit of calculus that is used for understanding the maps. I also learned that meteorologists do not get paid ...

(1 pages) 42 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Albert Einstein and his discoverys

rttembuerg, Germany. He started school in Munich. At age 12 he started studying mathematics, mainly calculus. At age 15 his family moved to Milan but he stayed in Munich. At age 16 he failed a test th ...

(1 pages) 31 0 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

How to choose a major

rand-new time and place. Mind-numbingly boring civics might suddenly come alive; tear-your-hair-out calculus might suddenly become crystal clear and beautifully illustrated by the physical world aroun ... hievement. And once you're in your classes, be aware of what really compels you. Did the lecture in calculus on Enlightenment philosophers have you on the edge of your seat? Did your ears perk up when ...

(4 pages) 64 1 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

History of Computers.

mplex arithmetic calculations with enormous rapidity and precision.In the 17th Century, the rule of calculus was found in to be in use in the west, calculator based on the invention of Napier, Gunter ... es. Bissaker places the lines of Nappier and Gunter on a piece of wood, creating in this manner the calculus rule. During more than 200 years, the calculus rule is perfected, becoming a pocket calcula ...

(4 pages) 35 0 1.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Road to Calculus.

The road to calculus is steadily being built. Mathematicians are constantly making breakthroughs but they could ... d down in Greece, as are most of the foundations for math. The first stone was laid down in 450B.C. Calculus has traveled a long road since then, with a lot of stones placed in the foundations by vari ... y various mathematicians.Zeno of Elea(450B.C.) was the first person to place a stone on the road to calculus. He gave the world problems concerning the infinite. He said that motion was impossible bec ...

(3 pages) 93 2 4.4 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Judy: a friend, Prom Date and a Bulimic.

Recently I learned that, Judy, my friend, prom date, and calculus helper in high school is bulimic. It is weird to have known the person through their eating ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Value of Education.

ds, I entered a heated debate about the worth of education. "I should not have to learn algebra and calculus because it will have no influence on my life," my opponent angrily shouted as I tried to de ...

(1 pages) 45 1 4.2 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Education is the Foundation of Opportunity.

us. Students in my class may not leave with a complete grasp and understanding on linking verbs or calculus, but they will gain a little bit more knowledge about life.I want my classroom to be very o ...

(3 pages) 62 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


h school. You should take as many advanced courses as you can. Subjects such as physics, chemistry, calculus, geometry and trigonometry are especially important. After high school most spend 4 to 6 ye ...

(2 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Civil Engineering


abs for eight to fourteen semester hours. You also need to take one year of English and one year of Calculus for six semester hours. Studying two years of Chemistry, including one year of Organic Chem ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


he teeth, minerals in the saliva will combine with the dental plaque and form a hard deposit called calculus.Tooth decay is the disease also known as cavities or caries. Tooth decay is the result of t ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Sir Isaac Newton

f light, the binomial theorem, the law of universal gravitation, he also invented the beginnings of calculus. He was a well known scientist respected in his life time.Newton's first law he created was ...

(2 pages) 39 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


Concepts of Calculus Calculus was invented independently by two mathematicians, Issac Newton of England and Gott ... s published in ¡¥Principia Mathematica¡¦ in 1687.Calculus was mainly developed to solve two types of problems ¡V the determination of ta ... ems are closely related to the rate of change of continuous function and the fundamental concept of calculus (also known as the ¡¥limit¡¦). The follo ...

(3 pages) 18 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays