Essays Tagged: "Square root"

What's a Tsunami?

ly a few feet, and the distance between two crests more than 100 miles. The wave's speed equals the square root of the product of acceleration and the water depth. In other words, the waves travel fas ...

(3 pages) 79 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Imaginary Numbers and Real Numbers

r times i. The term "imaginary" probably came from the fact that there is no real number that, when squared, equals one. What is i? It's the square root of -1. It seems weird to imagine any number hav ... one. What is i? It's the square root of -1. It seems weird to imagine any number having a negative square. Though it seems impossible, it really does exist in a number system called the Complex Numbe ...

(2 pages) 52 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Factoring method for quadratic polynomials

just try your best and see if you can figure it out.So, having trouble factoring polynomials with x squared coefficients of more than one? Let's just say you can't find two numbers that added together ... ber. First of all, apply the discriminate test--b2-4ac--to see if it indeed can be factored. If the square root of this value is not an integer (rather, if it is a decimal), it cannot be factored; it ...

(2 pages) 71 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Algebra Basics, Equations, and Mathematical Models

g a quadratic equation using the quadratic formula, it is possible for the b2 - 4ac term inside the square root (the discriminant) to be negative, thus forcing us to take the square root of a negative ... etimes the exact number is not known. Mathematicians invented the imaginary number to deal with the square roots of negative numbers. In today's world, these numbers are of great use in solving many p ...

(1 pages) 62 0 2.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Memory Perceived as Art.

o linearize the function. He tells me to find a pattern in the points and to cube them, or take the square root, in order to plot the points in a straight line. If the graph isn't linear, he says, we ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The History Of The Approximations Of PI

value of 3 1/8. Around this same time period the Indians had come up with the approximation of the square root of 10 for pi. All of these approximations were right only to one decimal place. Also, th ... it very methodically. He decided to find it with the use of polygons. First he found the area of a square inscribed in a circle. Then he substituted a square for a pentagon, then a polygon with sides ...

(3 pages) 1545 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Lin In 3D

tions cross. Many calculators use Newton's Method with y=x2-a and an initial guess of 1 to find the square root of a.Elements of this lab were adapted from Solow's "Learning by Discovery", Edwards &am ...

(2 pages) 884 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Line Intersection

tions cross. Many calculators use Newton's Method with y=x2-a and an initial guess of 1 to find the square root of a.Elements of this lab were adapted from Solow's "Learning by Discovery", Edwards &am ...

(2 pages) 1000 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Rubber Stopper Lab

: T µ (SQRT(m))-1 The inverse was suggested by the graph T vs. m, which looked parabolic. The square root made a better fit to a line (see T vs. T µ (SQRT(m))-1 graph) than just an inverse ... ponential relationship. However, there is not enough certainty to 100% claim that there should be a square root.

(1 pages) 1214 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Overview of the Old Testament

develop strong character.In 1750 to 1700 B.C., Babylonia mathematicians already understand cube and square root. Egyptian papyrus document describes medical and surgical procedures.In 1526 B.C., Moses ...

(4 pages) 80 0 4.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Chemistry Study Notes - Dalton's Law and Graham's Law

: At the same temperature, smaller particles (meaning lighter particles) have higher speeds V1/V2 = square root of (m2)/(m1)(m1)KE = ½ mv2The kinetic energy of gases depends on their speed and ... than oxygen’s at any temperature. Identify that gas from its molar mass.V2 = 4V1V1 = ?V2/V1 = square root of (m2)/(m1)4V1/V1 = square root of (32)/(m2)16 = 32/m2m2 = 32/16 = 2Mystery gas is Hydr ...

(1 pages) 7 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Logistics Distribution locating competitive benchmarking analysis, A case study in Furniture manufacturing in EU

s �15Appendix 1: Expected centralization versus decentralization costs �16Appendix 3: Square root law �16Appendix 4: Some estimations ��IntroductionThe paper aims to ... level, in 2008 (Figure 3).To find out trade off between transport and inventory cost.Need to asses square root law, when comparing transport cost.As well as customer profile etc.,However, due to rece ...

(12 pages) 44 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers