Essays Tagged: "Geometry"

Blaise Pascal

very curious, oneday at the age of twelve while studying with his tutor, he asked about thestudy of geometry. After this he began to give up his play time to persue thestudy of geometry. After only a ... rrespondence with Fermat about thistime shows that he was then thurning his attention to analytical geometryand physics. At this time he repeated Torricelli's experiments, by which thepressure of the ...

(2 pages) 67 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Indus Valley Civilization and Modern India

heir findings 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 peop ...

(6 pages) 164 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Biography on Robert Hooke

demonstrating new experiments at the Society's weekly meetings. After that he became a professor of Geometry at Gresham College in London. He died on March 3, 1703.Robert Hooke's book Micrographia pla ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.4 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

International Relations of Strategic Geometry

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF ASIASTRATEGIC GEOMETRY'This is the only region in the world where so many combinations and permutations of two- th ... egional chessboard with all their complexities and variations.'introductionThe concept of strategic geometry comprises the notion that that the interactions and interconnections between a number of po ... can be seen in terms of geometric patterns of strategic configurations. It can be a case of simple geometry, in which A interacts with B: but in a more complex system such as that of Asia, with the p ...

(19 pages) 220 1 4.5 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Piero Della Francesca- this is about 360 words long and gives an overview of his career as an artist.

ancesca was an early Italian renaissance artist with an individualstyle and perspective that linked geometry and art together to create works ofintense religious value. He believed that forms should h ... together to create works ofintense religious value. He believed that forms should have the purity ofgeometry, and was dubbed the "monarch of painting" by Luca Pacioli. Histheories and perspectives hav ...

(1 pages) 71 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Biography of the great mathematican Eratosthenes.

sumption that the Earth is round and that the sun's rays are parallel. Eratosthenes remembered from geometry that the size of the Earth's center between Alexandria and Syrene equaled the size of the a ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Greek Contributions to Thought and Science.

its premises, and made notable discoveries of theorems by a rigid adherence to deductive reasoning. Geometry became the basic instrument for measuring all things. Plato examined the difference between ... the permanent truths that could only be found through rational thought. The unchanging elements of geometry were the measures of this ideal, permanent thought-world. This union of logic with geometry ...

(6 pages) 122 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Blaise pascal.

ath books in their house. However, Blaise was very interested in mathematics and started to work on geometry by himself at the age of 12.At the age of 14, Blaise started going with his father to some ... mathematics and physics and developed several important theorems and laws, especially in projective geometry and hydrostatics. One of Blaise Pascal¹s most important works during this time was on ...

(2 pages) 49 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Pascal and his life table.

the mathematical theory of probability, and he also made serious contributions to number theory and geometry.In 1646 Pascal learned of Toricelli's experiments with the barometer and the theory of air ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Concepts of Computer Science and Programming: OOP and others

data. Computers programming are a tools of computer science, as a ruler and protractor are tools of geometry. Programming is defined in Princeton University as1.setting an order and time for planned e ...

(3 pages) 133 0 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

A report on a few different feild in radiological jobs in mississippi.

omputer skills, english composition, emergency medical technology, physics, health occupations, and geometry. In Mississippi, nine colleges offer a degree in radiological technology. A few examples ar ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Hossein Valamanesh art review

working away form the family. During his early days in school, Valamanesh had a strong interest in geometry and mathematics, and showed a particular talent for drawing. After three years at high scho ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The purpose of education should be to create an academic environment that is separate from the outside world

the application of theory is just hot air.As we can see, without practice any theory is groundless. Geometry emerged as the tool for ancient Egyptian to measure their fields. Chemistry arise from the ...

(3 pages) 74 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Greek contributions to the Western Civilization

example would be from the columns that where used on the Parthenon. Also we get many principles of geometry from the Greeks. The Olympics started in Greece and are still used today as a way for count ...

(1 pages) 62 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Classification of Sciences

tics consists of five categories; these are general mathematics systems, algebra and number theory, geometry, probabilities and mathematical statistics. Geometry may be defined as the branch of mathem ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

What did Plato contribute to Mathematics?

ne hundred years. Over the main entrance to the university was the phrase, "Let No One Un-versed in Geometry Enter." Those who studied at Plato's Academy made most of the major mathematical innovation ... philosopher and mathematician. He taught courses including arithmetic, theory of numbers, advanced geometry, and astronomy through technical lectures with abstract and philosophical leanings.Plato's ...

(2 pages) 62 2 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Essay on the square root of 2

k mathematics because it created two divisions including no longer just numbers (or algebra) but to geometry. It has been called a "scientific event of the highest importance." Geometry deals with dis ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Physics in 3D Worlds - Relating Video Games to Schoolwork

volved in the 3D world and they are made up of (visually) just many geometric shapes. Obviously, if geometry were involved in these 3D worlds (all of them, in fact), then that would mean that geometri ... used [or, at the least, would help sooner or later]. But, you would be wondering how or why geometry would be used in 3D video games (and for that matter, 3D worlds). Especially in coding 3D a ...

(2 pages) 28 1 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Programming Languages

Leonardo da Vinci and math

tist known as Andrea del Verrocchio. There he learned to create his own masterpieces while studying Geometry and mastering perspective. Later on, da Vinci became the head of the workshop and in 1477 d ... 1516, he suffered from paralysis in his right hand and gave up on using a ruler and compass in his geometry problems. Three years later, Leonardo da Vinci died May 2nd is Cloux, France. Da Vinci neve ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

My Mathematics Philosophy

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 problem sol ...

(3 pages) 116 2 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics