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Calculus And Pizza

Author : Clifford A. Pickover
ISBN : 0471269875
Genre : Mathematics
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"Setting up residence in a pizza parlor, Clifford Pickover focuses on procedures for solving problems, offering short, easy-to-digest chapters that allow you to quickly get the essence of a technique or question. From exponentials and logarithms to derivatives and multiple integrals, the book utilizes pepperoni, meatballs, and more to make complex topics fun to learn - emphasizing basic, practical principles to help you calculate the speed of tossed pizza dough or the rising cost of eggplant parmigiana. Plus, you'll see how simple math - and a meal - can solve more especially curious and even mind-shattering problems."--BOOK JACKET.

Integrating Literature In The Content Areas Enhancing Adolescent Learning And Literacy

Author : Sharon Kane
ISBN : 9781351813389
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This practical, accessible resource will help future and practicing teachers integrate literature into their middle school or high school classrooms, while also addressing content area standards and improving the literacy skills of their students. Two introductory chapters are followed by five chapters that each cover a different genre: Chapter 3, Informational Books; Chapter 4, Fiction; Chapter 5, Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir; Chapter 6, Poetry; and Chapter 7, How-to and Hands-on Books. Each genre chapter consists of four parts: Part 1: Discusses the genre and how content area teachers can use books within that genre to further content learning and enhance literacy skills. Part 2: Offers hands-on instructional strategies and activities using literature, with activities for use in a variety of disciplines. Part 3: Presents individual author studies (three or four per chapter) with bibliographies and guidelines for using the authors' books in content area courses. Part 4: Features an annotated bibliography of specially selected children and young adult literature for that genre, organized by content area. The annotations provide information about the book, which can be used to prepare booktalks, and teaching ideas for using in a specific content area. Altogether these sections contain more than 600 annotated entries tabbed by subject area, including art, English/language arts, languages and culture, math and technology, music, PE/health, science, and social studies/history.

Isaac Newton

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Jaime Escalante

Author : Anne Schraff
ISBN : 0766029670
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Explores the life of math teacher Jaime Escalante, including his childhood in Bolivia, his road to teaching in the United States, and the innovative teaching techniques that made him an inspiration to his students"--Provided by publisher.

From Models To Drawings

Author : Marco Frascari
ISBN : 9781134719556
Genre : Architecture
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This edited collection addresses the vital role of the imagination in the critical interpretation of architectural representations. By challenging the contemporary tendency for computer-aided drawings to become mere ‘models’ for imitation in the construction of buildings, the articles explore the broader range of methods and meanings at stake in the creation and interpretation of architectural drawings, models, images and artefacts. These critical – and often practice-led – investigations are placed alongside a range of historical studies considering the development of representational techniques such as perspective, orthography and diagramming. By also addressing the use of visual representation in a number of related disciplines such as visual arts, film, performance and literature, the book opens up debates in architecture to important developments in other fields. This book is key reading for all students of architecture and architectural theory.

A Passion For Mathematics

Author : Clifford A. Pickover
ISBN : 1118046072
Genre : Mathematics
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A Passion for Mathematics is an educational, entertaining trip through the curiosities of the math world, blending an eclectic mix of history, biography, philosophy, number theory, geometry, probability, huge numbers, and mind-bending problems into a delightfully compelling collection that is sure to please math buffs, students, and experienced mathematicians alike. In each chapter, Clifford Pickover provides factoids, anecdotes, definitions, quotations, and captivating challenges that range from fun, quirky puzzles to insanely difficult problems. Readers will encounter mad mathematicians, strange number sequences, obstinate numbers, curious constants, magic squares, fractal geese, monkeys typing Hamlet, infinity, and much, much more. A Passion for Mathematics will feed readers’ fascination while giving them problem-solving skills a great workout!

Calculus For Cats

Author : Kenn Amdahl
ISBN : 096278155X
Genre : Mathematics
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Approximately four thousand years ago, aliens invaded Earth and began implementing a diabolical plan to enslave humanity. These aliens have come to be known as "cats." They had one overwhelmingly superior ability. They understood calculus. And humans did not. The plan has been wildly successful and the proof is obvious: cats rule the world and very few humans understand calculus. Before you decide that calculus is beyond you, consider this: if cats can learn it, so can you.-- Introduction.

Il Nastro Di M Bius

Author : Clifford Pickover
ISBN : 9788850324873
Genre : History
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Applied Univariate Bivariate And Multivariate Statistics

Author : Daniel J. Denis
ISBN : 9781118632314
Genre : Mathematics
File Size : 29. 3 MB
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A clear and efficient balance between theory and application of statistical modeling techniques in the social and behavioral sciences Written as a general and accessible introduction, Applied Univariate, Bivariate, and Multivariate Statistics provides an overview of statistical modeling techniques used in fields in the social and behavioral sciences. Blending statistical theory and methodology, the book surveys both the technical and theoretical aspects of good data analysis. Featuring applied resources at various levels, the book includes statistical techniques such as t-tests and correlation as well as more advanced procedures such as MANOVA, factor analysis, and structural equation modeling. To promote a more in-depth interpretation of statistical techniques across the sciences, the book surveys some of the technical arguments underlying formulas and equations. Applied Univariate, Bivariate, and Multivariate Statistics also features Demonstrations of statistical techniques using software packages such as R and SPSS® Examples of hypothetical and real data with subsequent statistical analyses Historical and philosophical insights into many of the techniques used in modern social science A companion website that includes further instructional details, additional data sets, solutions to selected exercises, and multiple programming options An ideal textbook for courses in statistics and methodology at the upper- undergraduate and graduate-levels in psychology, political science, biology, sociology, education, economics, communications, law, and survey research, Applied Univariate, Bivariate, and Multivariate Statistics is also a useful reference for practitioners and researchers in their field of application. DANIEL J. DENIS, PhD, is Associate Professor of Quantitative Psychology at the University of Montana where he teaches courses in univariate and multivariate statistics. He has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals and has served as consultant to researchers and practitioners in a variety of fields.

Teach Yourself Visually Calculus

Author : Dale W. Johnson, M.A.
ISBN : 9780470288214
Genre : Mathematics
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Calculus can test the limits of even the most advanced math students. This visual, easy-to-follow book deconstructs complex mathematical concepts in a way that’s infinitely easier to grasp. With clear, color-coded methods, you’ll get step-by-step instructions on solving problems using limits, derivatives, differentiation, curve sketching, and integrals. Easy access to concepts means you don’t have to sort through lengthy instructional text, and you can refer to the Appendix for a look at common differentiation rules, integration formulas, and trigonometric identities.

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