# Essays Tagged: *"Mathematics"*

#### Hitler's Rise to Power

received good marks in most of his classes. However in his last year ofschool he failed German and **Mathematics**, and only succeeded in Gym and Drawing. Hedrooped out of school at the age of 16, spendi ...

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

#### STEPHEN J. HAWKING

illiant and highly productive researcher, and,since 1979, he has held the Lucasian professorship in mathematics atCambridge, the very chair once held by Isaac Newton. Although still relativelyyoung, H ...

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

#### Pythagoras

ably the most famous for is the PythagoreanTheorem. The Pythagorean Theorem is used in the field of mathematics and it states thefollowing: the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to ...

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

#### Emilie du Chatelet

reat scholars ofthe time. In spite of her talents in the area of languages, her true love wasmathematics. Her study in this area was encouraged be a family friend, M.de Mezieres, who recognized ... area was encouraged be a family friend, M.de Mezieres, who recognized her talent. Emilie's work in mathematics wasrarely original or as captivating as that of other female mathematicians but itwas su ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Pythagoras

her and religious leader who was responsible for important developments in history in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, and the theory of music.We know little of his early life, and even less of h ... hings like justice could be explaned numerically. This idea was based on his observations in music, mathematics, and astronomy. Pythagoras made most of his discoveries in the field of math. He, or per ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Assassination: Gaius Julius Caesar

hroughout his life he did many things including creating the calendar that we know today, advancing mathematics, and many other scholarly things. When he became dictator in 44 B.C., those in power kne ...

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

#### Elizabehth Cady Stanton - discuss her contribution to the women's movement and the difficulties she encountered.

uld have seven children. Although Elizabeth never went to college she was very learned in Greek and mathematics. During her life, Elizabeth was a very important person to the women's rights movement. ...

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

#### A Critical Analysis of the National Numeracy Strategy. This essay examines the national numeracy strategy, which is in place in schools in the uk.

plemented in September 1999, setting a target for 75% of all pupils reaching at least level four in mathematics by 2002. This essay will focus on the findings since the implementation of the strategy ... do this I will examine the Numeracy Strategy Framework guidelines, which state how the teaching of mathematics should be carried out in primary education and evaluate some of the main criticisms sinc ...

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

#### This essay is about the metaphorical use of mathmatics in "The One Girl at The Boys Party" by Sharon Olds

ofthe discovery of feminine sexuality in the life of an adolescent female. In this confusingjourney mathematics are used metaphorically to describe the girls new found sexuality.The girl attempts to d ... und sexuality.The girl attempts to deny the emergence of her femininity though the impersonal use ofmathematics in order to intellectually repress her true sexual being.The girl in this poem is young ...

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

#### Blaise Pascal

that his education should be at first confined to the study of languages, andshould not include any mathematics. Young Pascal was very curious, oneday at the age of twelve while studying with his tuto ... sum of the angles of atriangle is equal to two right angles. His father noticed his sons ability inmathematics and gave him a copy of Euclids's Elements, a book whichPascal read and soon mastered. At ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Georg Cantor

ent of Frankfurt, Germany, the place where Georg would spend the rest of his life.Georg excelled in mathematics. His father saw this gift and tried to push his son into the more profitable but less ch ... father to become a mathematician. Finally, just before entering college, his father let Georg study mathematics.In 1862, Georg Cantor entered the University of Zurich only to transfer the next year to ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Georg Cantor

ent of Frankfurt, Germany, the place where Georg would spend the rest of his life.Georg excelled in mathematics. His father saw this gift and tried to push his son into the more profitable but less ch ... father to become a mathematician. Finally, just before entering college, his father let Georg study mathematics.In 1862, Georg Cantor entered the University of Zurich only to transfer the next year to ...

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 ...

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

#### The Application of Science to Engineering. Speaks of the law of electromagnetic induction, the telephone, the development of cement, and the development of steel

ts sometimes come through trial and error they are most often achieved by applying pure science and mathematics to engineering. Canadian engineering was improved a great deal in this manner. The engin ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

#### 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 ... e Indian Art." The monasteries became Universities with large libraries used to study astronomy and mathematics. We still use all of these ideas in our math classes today. The Indus Valley Civilizatio ...

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

#### The American Revolution, an unified movement of colonial forces fighting against the imperial British

ement of colonial forces fighting against the imperial British. As well as this descriptphilosophy, mathematics, government and language ion makes for a nice grade school story, it is important to und ...

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

#### It's the comparison of Greek & Roman cultures in the storeis of Medea & The Aeneid.

ttlefield. Greek heroes were well rounded. Greeks would study music, dancing, rhetoric, philosophy, mathematics, physical training, and military science. Studying rhetoric, philosophy, and mathematics ...

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

#### The Life and Career of Lord Kelvin (William Thomson)

part ofa large family whose mother died when he was six. His father taught Kelvin and his brothers mathematicsto a level beyond that of university courses of the time.Kelvin was somewhat of a genius, ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

#### The Scientific Revolution

d early 1600's, scholars and scientists increasingly realized the importance of experimentation and mathematics to scientific advances. This realization helped bring about a revolution in science.- Th ... Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, a German philosopher, independently developed a new system of mathematics, calculus.- The scientific revolution also extended to many other areas of science. Mode ...

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

#### Statistical process control

erly applied, S.P.C. is virtually foolproof. It is simple to use, involves little or no complicated mathematics, and almost guarantees to pay for itself in saved effort." (Wilson)DefinitionOutputs fro ...

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management