Essays Tagged: "Math"

Humanity is the Greatest Failure of Evolution. Strong introduction, weakens as it reachs the end. Includes reference to 1984 and Animal Farm by George Orwell

earth's oil will remain and finally in the year 2035 oil reserves will be depleted. Through simple math, if we continue without growth, all of earth's fossil fuels will be consumed by the year 2097. ...

(4 pages) 90 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Life of Georg Simon Ohm

Georg was growing up his dad, owner of a prosperous locksmith business, wanted young Georg to study mathematics before joining the family business. Georg attended a Gymnasium, like a college, in Erlan ... n, Bavaria (now Germany) . During his time at this Gymnasium a professor noticed how he excelled in math. This professor's name was Karl Christian von Langsdorf, Georg owes this man much credit from h ...

(2 pages) 47 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Solving and Checking Equations

Solving And Checking EquationsIn math there are many different types of equations to solveand check. Some of them are easy and some a ...

(1 pages) 84 2 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Morality. Rene Descartes, Thomas Hobbes and David Hume were all after the truth

r everything he thought. Things have to follow a specific method, with no assumptions. For example, Mathematics, one plus one equals two. That is a basic fundamental of math that everybody can underst ... e cannot base everything on experience. Science has some weight in this, for example, going back to Mathematics. Hume would have to experience one plus one equals two to believe it? That is just a lit ...

(2 pages) 163 0 3.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

The basics of a hard drive

t 50 years or maybe a little longer someone came up with the thought that all the boring stuff like math could be automated so humans would not have to do it all. Hence the computer, as to who exactly ... t on an the 0s turned it off. With this knowledge he began to make little programs that could solve math problems. I guess he must have gotten bored with the math or something because he came up with ...

(2 pages) 61 0 2.3 Jun/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Indus Valley Civilization and Modern India

ion were a very advance group of people for their time. The were especially strong in the area's of mathematics and astronomy. They used their findings in math to help them when searching the stars. T ... o and the decimal system. They were the first people to use notation by tens. Even the Arabs called math "the Indian Art." The monasteries became Universities with large libraries used to study astron ...

(6 pages) 164 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Acceptance essay for computer technology

y sophomore year, which includes both of the first quarters and midterms. My strongest subjects are Math and Science. I am currently taking 2 math classes, which include Academic Geometry and Academic ...

(1 pages) 118 1 3.1 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"Computer Networking"

sually it is in the same building). There is much work involved in this and it in includes a lot of math, from equations to basic problems. This report will be based around the mathematical aspects of ... oblems. This report will be based around the mathematical aspects of setting up a network.The first mathematical question in setting up a network is very basic. How many computers will be connected to ...

(3 pages) 399 5 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Biography of the greek mathematician Pythagoras

PythagorasPythagoras was a Greek philosopher and mathematician. He was born in Samos, Ionia around 580 b.c. Thales, who was another philosopher was t ... Pythagoras' teenage years, he began to become known for his philosophic ideas. He also succeeded in math, astronomy, wrestling, and music.In music, he figured out that when a string is vibrating, the ... es a difference in the tune of the note.In astronomy, he taught that the earth was a sphere, and in math he compared the difference between composite and prime numbers, discovered irrational numbers, ...

(1 pages) 85 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The history of Microsoft and Bill Gates

rtable life in Seattle. In primary school Gates quickly shot to the head of most classes especially math's and science. Due to his excellence in his studies his parents enrolled him in lakeside prep s ...

(3 pages) 237 1 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Really good Speech on September 11

d infer from others past what they did and see if it will fit you best to get out of your situation.Math we learn how number add up subtract make shapes all of that type of stuff but you're thinking w ... construction those types of jobs. So maybe you're thinking I'm not into that type of business well Math is like a logic based class it puts logic in to your head so that when you drive a car or make ...

(2 pages) 77 1 2.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Software and copyright.

art in the world. Computers have most likely played an important role in all our lives, from making math easier with calculators, to having money on the go with ATM machines. However, with all the hel ...

(11 pages) 224 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

The Value of a College Education.

ocial contexts, develop and/or polish basic communication skills such as speaking, reading writing, math, and information technology. "Our children represent only 20 percent of our population, but the ...

(5 pages) 646 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Composition I short essay on the American Educational System...

uction of mandated materials. Our children should be taught more life skills along with science and math.Children sit in rows, facing straight, not talking. They select and use educational materials i ... children for the world educators need to look more closely at curriculum. Art, philosophy, history, math, English and science are all important subjects. They teach us about the world around us and ho ...

(2 pages) 101 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


Math in music? Who would have guessed? Math has always been regarded as an uninteresting subject con ... s seen only as a simple combination of sounds thrown together. Music is a combination of sounds but math is what takes those uncomplicated sounds and structures them into music. Rules must be followed ... ules must be followed to create all the different types of music. All of these rules are founded on mathematics. Mathematics is the foundation for the stratification of the music theory.Mathematics st ...

(15 pages) 95 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

This essay is about Plato's Allegory of the Cave and what my interpretation is of the images that dwell in the cave.

ive up that knowledge, be it a foreign language, or how to play a musical instrument, or compute in math, or understand the weather? Once you know something, once you understand and have seen the ligh ...

(3 pages) 308 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

This essay is about a great mathematicians in 17th century his name is Pierre de Fermat.

My paper research of mathematicians is on Pierre De Fermat. Pierre de Fermat was born in August 17, 1601 near Beaumont-de ... amentary noblesse de la robe (dress) of the family. Pierre father thought his son was interested in math, but actually Pierre did not show that much interest in mathematics. At a young age Pierre stud ... a young age Pierre study at a local Franciscan monastery. As Pierre de Fermat was studying lots of math he was starting to like it, it kind of became his hobby to enjoy his free time when he had noth ...

(3 pages) 97 3 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay talks about the effects of televesion on children in america

nberg Public Policy Center. Only a handful of programs will teach children important skills such as math, reading, science or problem solving. Most of the shows on television, including cartoons and f ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

For English class- Was to make a proposal trying to persuade someone to make something for efficient

what, when, and how much commission he made. It will contain a computer program and a little bit of math. Everything should move along smoothly when this system is used efficiently.First off I was rea ... one with an authorized password would access this report and print it out. The program does all the math for you. It tallies up all the sales you made and excludes tax then gives you the commission ra ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Ancient Egyptian Mathematics

The Ancient Egyptians had a very advanced mathematical system. They could add, subtract, multiply, and divide. They could find the area of a f ... d divide. They could find the area of a field and do basic algebra. They had textbooks to teach you math like the one Ahmes the Moon Born wrote called How to Obtain Information About All Things Myster ... d take one ten thousand symbol and change it to ten one thousands. Then you would be able to do the math easily.To divide 1960 by 56 an Egyptian would make two columns of numbers. The first column wou ...

(3 pages) 62 0 2.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History