The Basics
Most experienced traders will be able to tell many stories about how certain price levels tend to prevent traders from pushing the price of an underlying asset in a certain direction. For example, assume that Jim was holding a position in Amazon.com (AMZN) stock between March and November 2006 and that he was expecting the value of the shares to increase. Let's imagine that Jim notices that the price fails to get above $39 several times over the past several months, even though it has gotten very close to moving above it. In this case, traders would call the price level near $39 a level of resistance. As you can see from the chart below, resistance levels are also regarded as a ceiling because these price levels prevent the market from moving prices upward. 
Figure 1
On the other side of the coin, we have price levels that are known as support. This terminology refers to prices on a chart that tend to act as a floor by preventing the price of an asset from being pushed downward. As you can see from the chart below, the ability to identify a level of support can also coincide with a good buying opportunity because this is generally the area where market participants see good value and start to push prices higher again. 
Figure 2
Trendlines
In the examples above, you've seen a constant level prevent an asset's price from moving higher or lower. This static barrier is one of the most popular forms of support/resistance, but the price of financial assets generally trends upward or downward so it is not uncommon to see these price barriers change over time. This is why understanding the concepts of trending and trendlines is important when learning about support and resistance. When the market is trending to the upside, resistance levels are formed as the price action slows and starts to pull back toward the trendline. This occurs as a result of profit taking or nearterm uncertainty for a particular issue or sector. The resulting...
...Calculator
Definition of calculator:Pronounce as “cal·cu·la·tor (Noun)” Something used for making mathematical calculations, esp. a small electronic device with a keyboard and a visual display. 


Different kinds of calculator * Basic Scientific Calculators * Advance scientific calculator * Graphic scientific calculator * Financial calculator * Other 


 HANDHELDCALCULATOR 

In the early 1970s, the daily lives of people throughout the developed world were changed profoundly by the advent of a small electronic machine that could perform basic mathematical problems much more quickly and more accurately than they could be worked out on paper. Calculators expanded the math capabilities of everyone from high school students to businessmen.The original compact calculator was the abacus, developed in China in the ninth century. The young French mathematician Blaise Pascal (16231662) invented the first adding machine in 1642, a clever device driven by gears and capable of performing mechanical addition and subtraction. The first commercially successful adding machine was developed in 1886 by William Seward Burroughs (18551898). The "Millionaire," a machine invented by Otto Steiger in 1894, was the first adding machine also capable of direct multiplication. 
The handheld pocket calculator...
...Calculators can perform math functions quickly and easily. The most common functions are addition (+), subtraction (), multiplication (*) and division (/). Press the “=” sign to get the answer. Note that many calculators use different symbols for multiplication (x) and division (÷), and "C" for "Clear"—the erase function.
To use the calculator,
The Simple Virtual Calculator supports the following operations:
• Addition (key '+')
• Subtraction (key '')
• Multiplication (key 'X')
• Division (key '/')
Memory Operation
The calculator has one memory that can be used for storing values temporarily. To clear the memory (set it's value to 0), press the key 'MC'. To recall the value stored in memory use the key 'MR'. To add to the value in memory, press 'M+'. To subtract a value from the memory use the key 'M'.
Turn the calculator on by pressing the "On/C" button. Turn the device off by pushing the "2ndF" button and then "Off."
ON
CE.C clears the last number you entered (‘clear entry’) and turns the calculator on.
AC clears all numbers entered (‘all clear’).
This is what a calculator can look like. However, every calculator is slightly different.
Keys
÷ x + are called operation keys.
0. is the display (for the numbers you have entered
and the answer when you finish).
More function keys
These keys are called advanced...
...Calculators are a way of doing mathematical equations when used correctly. They are also a useful tool in learning mathematics. The use of calculators have only had part in the benefit of education, and with widespread availability, a full range of sizes, and a price range for any budget there should be no excuse not to own a calculator or restrict the use of calculators. Current issues with calculators have to be dealt with in order to better understand the advantage of this technology, which is the intention of this paper. Calculators should be utilized more often not only because current myths block how beneficial calculators really are but also because they create a more efficient student and easily integrated because of size and price.
Current myths about calculators are only slowing the process of the addition of calculators, which are placing students away from the real world where we are already wrapped in technology. Tests have proven calculators are useful for means of learning but because of false information, some educators and others still believe they are harmful. It is imperative that these myths be dealt with so that the truth will be known.
One myth is that calculators are used because the students are too lazy to do the computations while the calculators to do all the work. This is...
...Calculator in the Exam Room
Affordable technology is continually reducing the amount of thinking we need to do in daily life. With the widespread popularity of digital watches, for example, we do not need to know how to tell time anymore. Computers, another thought  saving device, are becoming ever more sophisticated with the advent of artificial intelligence software. Recently, technology has been creeping into the classroom. Increasingly, teachers are allowing the use of calculators in mathematics class even during examinations. Even the Educational Testing Service, publisher of the influential SAT, is bowing to the times. From the beginning of the 19931994 academic year, students have been allowed to use calculators on the SAT.
This trend has dangerous, longterm consequences. In general, students should not be allowed to use calculators during mathematical examinations. While calculators do indeed save time on lengthy or complex calculations, allowing widespread use will corrupt these very tests, lead to a faculty appreciation of exact answers, and contribute to the continuing atrophy of important mathematic skills.
Admittedly, calculators are cheap; a decent one can be purchased for less than a price of a movie ticket. Permitting their use would greatly reduce simple computational errors and allow testmakers to devote more time to important mathematical concepts rather...
...store the inventory was stocked at, and the dollar amount sold.
Entity Relationship Diagrams:
Improvements:
When looking at the Inventory Reports, there are a few key information that is missing that will help when looking at the reports. Management should add quantity sold, unit price per item, and ending inventory. By looking at just the dollar amount sold, one will not know if the sales amounts were high based on the quantity or based on the unit price per item. A more detailed report should be used to help management make decisions on inventory.
Pivot Table:
Pivot tables help management look at information in a different light. While looking at the Inventory Report provided, it is hard to compare the departments of each store. The below pivot table gives an example of how to compare the departments in a report. By reviewing the pivot table below, management can see which store is selling which department items better.
Department
Store
Data
Total
Bakery
La Jolla
$22476.97
Encinitas
10550.07
Del Mar
12780.87
Sum of Amount
45807.91
Meat & Seafood
La Jolla
15212.36
Encinitas
26344.89
Del Mar
32633.82
Sum of Amount
74191.07
Produce
La Jolla
8157.24
Encinitas
20860.66
Del Mar
23718.09
Sum of Amount
52735.99
Cheese & Diary
La Jolla
20159.07
Encinitas
48513.96
Del Mar
62493.55...
...How to Create and Format a Pivot Chart in Excel 2010  For Dummies
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How to Create and Format a Pivot Chart in
Excel 2010
By Greg Harvey
7 of 9 in Series: The Essentials of Excel 2010 Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
After you create a pivot table in Excel 2010, you can create a pivot chart to display
its summary values graphically. You also can format a pivot chart to improve its
appearance. You can use any of the chart types available with Excel when you
create a pivot chart.
Create a pivot chart
Follow these steps to create a pivot chart based on an existing pivot table in a
worksheet:
1. Create the pivot table and then click any cell in the pivot table on which
you want to base the chart.
2. Click the PivotChart button in the Tools group of the PivotTable Tools
Options tab.
The Insert Chart dialog box appears.
You have many design choices for your pivot chart.
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3. Click the thumbnail of the type of chart you want to create.
4. Click OK.
Excel displays the pivot chart in the worksheet.
To delete a pivot chart, select a chart boundary...
...Hanna Huisman
Mr. Westman
History of the Calculator
February 18, 2013
The History of the CalculatorCalculators are used daily by many Americans around the world. For me I used my calculator daily while I am participating in my Finical Algebra class. It not only is convenient for me to use to I am able to get equations more quickly and efficiently, but also it helps me see graphs that I have created with the equations given to us.
"Calculators from Texas who?" That question was often asked during the first days of the electronic calculator industry, but as the market grew, Texas Instruments became an industry leader and a household name in homes, as well as in schools, offices and factories  around the world. In the early 1970s, the daily lives of people throughout the developed world were changed profoundly by the advent of a small electronic machine that could perform basic mathematical problems much more quickly and more accurately than they could be worked out on paper. Calculators expanded the math capabilities of everyone from high school students to businessmen. The original compact calculator was the abacus, developed in China in the ninth century. The young French mathematician Blaise Pascal invented the first adding machine in 1642, a clever device driven by gears and capable of performing mechanical addition and subtraction. The first...