Summer 2010-3 CLASS NOTES CHAPTER 1 Section 1.1: Linear Equations Learning Objectives: 1. Solve a... linear equation 2. Solve equations that lead to linear equations 3. Solve applied problems involving linear equations Examples: 1. [pic] [pic] 3. A total of $51,000 is to be invested, some in bonds and some in certificates of deposit (CDs). If the amount invested in bonds is to exceed that in CDs by $3,000, how much will be invested in each type...
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Straight Line Equations and Inequalities A: Linear Equations - Straight lines Please remember that when you are... drawing graphs you should always label your axes and that y is always shown on the vertical axis. A linear equation between two variables x and y can be represented by y = a + bx where “a” and “b” are any two constants. For example, suppose we wish to plot the straight line If x = -2, say, then y = 3 + 2(-2) = 3 - 4 = -1 If x= -2 -1 -1 1 0 3 1 5 2 7 As you can see, we have plotted the...
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Gender Inequality The issue of gender inequality is one which has been publicly reverberating through society for decades. The... problem of inequality in employment being one of the most pressing issues today. In order to examine this situation one must try to get to the root of the problem and must understand the sociological factors that cause women to have a much more difficult time getting the same benefits, wages, and job opportunities as their male counterparts. The society in which we live...
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Two-Variable Inequalities Kathleen Kent MAT 222 Week 2 Assignment Guillermo Alvarez September 22, 2014... Two-Variable Inequalities This week’s assignment will show how two-variable inequalities can be used in real-world scenarios by using independent and dependent variables. This week’s assignment will use graph representations and show how the two-variable inequalities can be incorporated into several problems to show how many of each item trucks can ship without going...
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Roland Hill 2-26-13 How cell phones help solve crimes How cell phones help solve crimes? This is the subject that I have... picked for my research paper. The reason that I picked this subject is because I am fascinated with CSI stuff. I got interested in being a CSI person when I started to watch Dexter. The show was about a person who was a blood splatter analysts for the police department. I was hooked not only on the show but also the job. So when I went back to school I switched my major from...
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Logarithm base Introduction There are two goals in this project. First goal is to generate formula to obtain answer of logarithm, whose anti- logarithm... and base is exponent of same number, , by using two or more logarithms which has same number for n and mk. Second goal is to prove how the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic, which state that any integer greater than 1 can be written as a unique product of prime numbers, can be applied to the formula which is found in first goal. For the first...
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Hidden Inequalities All Around Us Inequalities are used everyday in the world around us. You just may not... recognize them in our everyday life, but if you know where to find them, the real life applications can be used to solve daily situations that can be expressed by mathematical inequalities. Figuring out how to break down inequalities is an important step toward learning how to solve them in everyday life. You may deal with inequalities almost every day, but you may not notice them because...
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Ascertaining Mathematics With Equations Jesse J. Oliver Jr. Mathematics 126: Survey of Mathematical Methods Professor Matthew Fife... Thursday, January 24, 2013 Ascertaining Mathematics With Equations The abstract science of a number, quantity and space that can be studied in its very own right or as it may be applied to other disciplines and subject matters in several aspects, one considers to be that of mathematics. The problem of testing a given number for “primality” has been known to...
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Li Social Theory Inequality: for Economic growth utilizing (Class, Gender, Education, Race) The similarities found within the... theorists articles are primarily based on inequality. Various authors explain how it is reproduced and used for incentives. How that ties into the economic growth that can increase productivity through competition. Some of those sub-levels used to create those inequalities are: class, gender, race and education. The differences in inequality when race is applied...
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Earliest Methods used to solve Quadratic Equation 1. Babylonian mathematics (also known as Assyro-Babylonian... mathematics) was any mathematics developed or practiced by the people of Mesopotamia, from the days of the early Sumerians to the fall of Babylon in 539 BC. Babylonian mathematical texts are plentiful and well edited.[7] In respect of time they fall in two distinct groups: one from the Old Babylonian period (1830-1531 BC), the other mainly Seleucid from the last three or four centuries BC...
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Unit 1- D1: Explain how communication skills can be used in health or care environment in effective communication... Communication is much more than just talking; it the means of getting the message across through obtaining information, giving information, ideas shared, opinions and views. (buzzle.com, 2010)However it is important to have a good communication between service users and the service providers which then helps to build a good relationship. There are four types of communication which...
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Assignment: Inequalities Math 221: Introduction to Algebra Instructor Jonah Mutua June 16, 2013... Inequalities This assignment involves the use of inequalities in mathematical equations. The formula for finding Body Mass Index (BMI) is BMI =703W/H^2. In this formula W = weight in pounds In this formula H = height in inches. For this assignment four intervals based on our own personal heights must be calculated. I am 6 feet 4 inches tall...
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Quadratic equation In elementary algebra, a quadratic equation (from the Latin quadratus for "square") is any... equation having the form where x represents an unknown, and a, b, and c represent known numbers such that a is not equal to 0. If a = 0, then the equation is linear, not quadratic. The numbers a, b, and c are the coefficients of the equation, and may be distinguished by calling them, the quadratic coefficient, the linear coefficient and the...
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Explain Why It Is Impossible to Derive An Analytical Formula For Valuing American Puts. Explain why it has proved impossible to... derive an analytical formula for valuing American Puts, and outline the main techniques that are used to produce approximate valuations for such securities Investing in stock options is a way used by investors to hedge against risk. It is simply because all the investors could lose if the option is not exercised before the expiration rate is just the option price (that...
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Social inequality refers to a situation in which individual groups in a society do not have equal social status, social class, and social... circle. Areas of social inequality include voting rights,freedom of speech and assembly, the extent of property rights and access to education, health care, quality housing, traveling, transportation, vacationing and other social goods and services. Apart from that it can also be seen in the quality of family and neighbourhood life, occupation, job satisfaction...
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The Mirror Equation Ray diagrams can be used to determine the image location, size, orientation and type of image formed... of objects when placed at a given location in front of a concave mirror. The use of these diagrams was demonstrated earlier in Lesson 3. Ray diagrams provide useful information about object-image relationships, yet fail to provide the information in a quantitative form. While a ray diagram may help one determine the approximate location and size of the image, it will not provide...
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least gained knowledge, understanding and insight about non-violence resistance. It is said…”Violence doesn’t solve anything.” Martin Luther... King was illustrating that violence will not accomplish anything. In this document, Martin Luther King is unraveling slavery, oppression and justice. He uses a phenomenal metaphor by saying this about slaves, “He was considered a thing to be used, not a person to be respected. He was merely a depersonalized cog in a vast plantation machine.”(King 1) Martin...
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Discourse On Inequality", By Jean Jacques Rousseau In Rousseau's book "A Discourse On Inequality", he looks into the question... of where the general inequality amongst men came from. Inequality exists economically, structurally, amongst different generations, genders, races, and in almost all other areas of society. However, Rousseau considers that there are really two categories of inequality. The first is called Natural/Physical, it occurs as an affect of nature. It includes inequalities of age,,...
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Using Decision Trees to Solve Complex Problems: An Example Consider the following problem The Disney Corporation is... thinking about taking its hit Broadway musical, The Lion King on tour. It has made the following calculations ▪ The tour would cost $12 million ▪ There is a .50 chance that it will earn $20 million and a .5 chance it will earn $10 Draw the decision tree for this problem using the following conventions. (Let a box indicate a decision node and a circle indicate a chance...
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It is critical that people take responsibility for solving problems that affect their community so that everyone will have a better world to live in. It is... lucid through several examples from literature such as 1984 and historical figures such as Rosa Parks and Peter Benenson that people must take responsibility to solve problems in their communities. In the novel 1984 by George Orwell, the main character, Winston, takes the responsibility of fighting against the oppressive government under which...
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How to Solve a Case Study A case study is a collection of facts and data based on a real or hypothetical business situation. The goal of a... case study is to enhance your ability to solve business problems, using a logical framework. The issues in a case are generally not unique to a specific person, firm, or industry, and they often deal with more than one retail strategy element. Sometimes, the material presented in a case may be in conflict. For example, two managers may disagree about a strategy...
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Bryce Leung 010721464 Gender Inequality in the Government and Law In terms of social geography, humankind has come a long way from its... roots. Since the beginning of time, males were selected by default to be the dominant gender, but the empowerment of women signifies the first movement of society where the “natural” order of things are questioned. By examining modern government and law, one can easily see that although we have just recently started eliminating social prejudice between males...
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SOLVE A PROBLEM PAPER Beth A Roberson University of Phoenix PHL458 How to solve a problem in procrastination. My essay... talks about procrastination and how to overcome it. This means that you need to work on the things that need to be accomplished. There have been times in my life where I have felt like I would never achieve my goals in life. I have described below on the different ways that I believe I can achieve my goals and the different steps that I will use. There are four stages in...
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GENDER INEQUALITY,kn I have chosen to make my presentation about inequalities between genders after having seen a video... last week . I don’t know if someone has seen the speech of Emma Watson at the United Nation about that but if you don’t , the actress gave an impassioned speech on feminism and gender at the U.N. headquarters in New York this weekend to launch the “HeForShe” campaign which aims to galvanize one billion men and boys as advocates for ending the inequalities that women and...
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Chapter One The Accounting Equation and Double-entry Bookkeeping I. Learning objectives After completing this session, students should be... able to (1) Define assets, liabilities, owner’s equity, revenue and expenses; (2) Understand the functions of the fundamental accounting equation; (3) Record business transactions and illustrate their effects on the fundamental accounting equation; (4) Understand the accounts payable, accounts receivable, prepaid insurance, and drawing accounts; ...
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Solve a Problem PHL/458 March 29, 2014 Daryl Korinek Solve a Problem To solve a problem it takes a... creative way to solve that problem. There is a process to solving any problem in a creative manner and the creative process has four stages: 1) searching for the challenge, 2) expressing the problem, 3) investigating the problem, and 4) producing the idea (Ruggiero, 2009). The first stage in the creative process is to search for a possible challenge and this entails either an obvious...
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Affective Language used by Men and Women in Dating in Hong Kong (i) Abstract Studying the language characteristics in different context... is an essential field of sociolinguistics. Dating is a special context in which cross-gendered interactions involve. Affective language would be frequently used in this context. Also, the relationship between language and gender has become an important topic in sociolinguistics in the recent years. However, there is limited research investigating the affective...
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Children Shows from the 90's to Now what do they mean? Roxas Warner COM156 April 24, 2013 Amy Qualls Abstract Children... shows are very different from the 90’s and even if they are for a more mature audience they do have similar meanings. Cartoon Network has a symbolism of imagination even now though the shows are based more on story then the underlying message. Nickelodeon is geared more towards social acceptance and learning to deal with everyday life. Finally Disney has always been about...
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“NON COGNITIVE LANGUAGE CAUSES MORE PROBLEMS THAN IT SOLVES” DISCUSS. The statement in the title is suggesting that non-cognitive language,... or non-factual language, is inefficient at attempting to solve the relevant and evident issues with religious language. In this essay I will argue that although there are several innate flaws with non-cognitive language, I, on occasion, actually find it more helpful than cognitive language. This is because when using cognitive language it is often that people...
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RULES OF MIXTURES FOR ELASTIC PROPERTIES The paper is about the rules of mixtures which are used to express the dependencies... of the physical properties and mechanical properties which depend on type, form, quality and arrangement of its constituents, but they are based on various assumptions so one should with caution, especially if they are used anything more than preliminary design. The paper mainly concentrates on expressions for elastic properties which are as follows: Unidirectional Ply-...
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Alexandria around 250A.D. started some kind of research on some equations involving more than one variables which... would take only integer values.These equations are famously known as “DIOPHANTINE EQUATION”,named due to Diophantus.The simplest type of Diophantine equations that we shall consider is the Linear Diophantine equations in two variables: ax+by=c, where a,b,c are integers and a,b are not both zero. We also have many kinds of Diophantine equations where our main goal is to find out...
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Inequalities In this assignment I will demonstrate every step of the process of determining my body mass index or BMI. After... finding the body mass index I will then complete the following intervals based on my height. The formula used to determine the body mass index is BMI= 703W , where W represents a person weight in pounds and H represents a person H2 height in inches. My height is 70 inches. The first interval shows a compound inequality for: ...
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John Locke: Property Rights Perhaps one of, if not the, most historically influential political thinkers of the western world was... John Locke. John Locke, the man who initiated what is now known as British Empiricism, is also considered highly influential in establishing grounds, theoretically at least, for the constitution of the United States of America. The basis for understanding Locke is that he sees all people as having natural God given rights. As God's creations, this denotes...
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Solve a Problem Paper Laura Cuda University of Phoenix PHL458 Creative Minds and Critical Thinking Jansen Buckner August 07, 2013... Solve a Problem Paper The concept of creativity in processing a strategic plan was not implemented in a professional scenario of consolidating two warehouses together; a consolidation that creates a centralized operation to maintain transparency for customer satisfaction. The creative process has two broad applications to open the thought process of being creative:...
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So, we used to solve big problems. On July 21st, 1969, Buzz Aldrin climbed out of Apollo 11's lunar module and descended onto the... Sea of Tranquility. Armstrong and Aldrin were alone, but their presence on the moon's gray surface was the culmination of a convulsive, collective effort. The Apollo program was the greatest peacetime mobilization in the history of the United States. To get to the moon, NASA spent around 180 billion dollars in today's money, or four percent of the federal budget. Apollo...
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Idioms An idiom is an expression whose meaning is different from the meaning of its constituent words. Knowledge of idioms is an important part of... comprehension of the English language. Below is a list of some commonly used idioms in English with their meanings and usage. |TURN OVER A NEW LEAF |Changing for the better | After Ajit was released from prison, he decided to turn over a new leaf and become an...
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Various Uses of Intellectual Property TWC 451: Final Project – Copyright/Intellectual Property in the Electronic Age... Instructor: Erin Frost Neema Mahmoodi In this new advancing age we have seen an increase in the amount of technology around us as a society. These types of advancements have brought an increased awareness in the amount of protection we have in our work. Such as, ensuring that our work is original and will not be stolen or passed around the Internet and not receive the credit...
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Developing effective communication in health and social care | P4: explain strategies used in health and social care... environments to overcome barriers to effective communication and interpersonal interactions. | | | For this question I am going to explain strategies used in health and social care environments to overcome barriers to effective communication and interpersonal interactions. There are many different strategies can be used to overcome barriers of communication in a health and social...
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Gender inequality Gender can be defined as the socially constructed roles and duties society constructs, assigns and expects of males and... females on the basis of their biological and physical characteristics. Gender is learnt, not permanent and differs from one community to another. Gender roles and responsibilities are found in all spheres of society be it economic, social, political or religious. Gender roles are affected by age, social class, ability, ethnicity and race. The gender roles help...
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TABLE OF CONTENT TOPICS PAGES Introduction – Flaming Wheels 2 10 Secrets Used To Deliver Value To Customers 3 - 5 5 Creative Ways To... Ensure Productivity, Profitability and Survivability in Business 6 Conclusion 7 APA Referencing 8 INTRODUCTION Flaming Wheels is a mobile food truck company that was just established in 2013. This food truck creates and serves a healthy, restaurant quality food and drinks at an affordable price. Currently situated in SS15, an area filled with university...
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Behaviour helps to reduce Turnover 3 OB and Motivation 3 Problems at Individual level of analysis 4 Conclusion 4 Reference 5 In the following... project I’m going to explain how Organizational Behaviour helps the manager to solve practical problems at the individual level of analysis. To explain it we have to explain what Organizational Behaviour is. We will also have a look at Individual Level of Analysis and its problems. What Organizational Behaviour is? Organizational Behaviour (also...
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Overview: This paper presents statistics on major factors that affects the property crime rates in the U.S. Abstract: The... property crime rates of 45.7% occurs more in urban areas. About 16.8% of the crimes were committed by high school dropouts and only 0.4% of the crimes that occurs were related to the population density. The type of property crimes that happens includes larceny-theft, home burglary, home invasion, grand theft auto, forgery, and arson. These types of crimes may be caused...
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Debate of how to Solve the Problem Violent and aggressive behavior show up everywhere from popular video games, movies, to... television shows, all of which young children have access to watch. People are also able to interact with these violent types of media as video games take center stage. Video game players are able to mutilate, kill and destroy items, ranging from buildings to streets with bombs, and use of guns and other weaponries throughout a game scene. In fact, that is how some games are won...
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Drawing on what you have learned about City Road, outline some of the inequalities on a street that you know. After looking at... the differences and inequalities of City Road in Cardiff, I am going to discuss some I have observed on a street that I am familiar with. I am discussing King Street in Thetford. Thetford is home to a long and compelling history with Queen Boudicca being the first, most historical figure. It is the birthplace of Thomas Paine and known for manufacturing Charles Burrell’s...
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Would Banning Firearms Solve The Crime Problems in America? By Christopher Wolcik Mr. James Scott... English 155 Would Banning Firearms Solve the Crime Problems in America? Firearms should not be banned because it is not the presence of the firearm that provokes the murder or suicide but it is murderous technology that is available everywhere to you wherever you may go. It is the will to use that technology that is culturally coded and that this is...
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2. Social inequality is a necessary evil of capitalist society”. Please comment with the reference of the sociology perspectives being... discussed in the lecture and textbook. Social inequality exists in every society, no matter it is capitalist society or communist society. Yet, referring from three of the sociology perspectives, it proves that social inequality is a necessary evil of capitalist society. Capitalism affects the whole situation of different countries on different aspects, examples...
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system and eliminate the educational inequality. Education dates many eras back in history and quite surprisingly so do education... inequality. Educational inequality refers to the nonexistence of equal chances that individuals have as a result of differences in quality education among other factors. Generally in America and the entire world a variety of educational inequalities exist. The imbalances continue along socioeconomic and cultural lines. Research shows that slightly in the across the world...
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petroleum, especially used as a fuel or lubricant oil has many purposes like on our hairs for a lusterous look, helps with tangles and... roughness, people also use it for cosmetics, chemical feedstock, lubrication, painting and for cooking. Our research will be focused on cooking oil. Cooking can be a plant, animal, or synthetic fat used in frying, baking, and other types of cooking. For us cooking oil is one of the most important uses and some countries experience oil shortage that’s why some people tries...
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Danielle Silverstein PHY 101 Section 10497 March 4, 2013 Light up this World Purpose: In this lab experiment, LED lights will be... used to show how when E&M radiation is absorbed, the energy is converted to heat. A drop of isopropyl alcohol will absorb light energy of different colors, and the evaporation rate of the alcohol will be measured. The key to this lab is the evaporation rate is directly related to the energy of the light shining on the drop. Materials: * * LEDs...
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Techniques used in Citizen Kane In film class this past week, we learned that there are many cinematic techniques used in... films that contribute to the way a film is portrayed by an audience. We had the pleasure of watching a film directed by Orson Wells In 1941 called “Citizen Kane”. I am glad that this particular film was the film of choice to demonstrate some of these techniques. The movie “Citizen Kane” uses each cinematic technique in a way that is obvious to the viewer. I have chosen five...
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What are three types of appeals/themes being used in advertisements? Explain what it should be used and provide... examples What are the pros and cons using celebrity sports figures to promote a company's products? Explain the kind of impact sports celebrity endorses have in the average person purchases. Advertising is any paid form of non personnel presentation and promotion of ideas, or services by an identified sponsor. Advertisers include not only business firms, but also museums, charitable organizations...
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DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 2.1 Separable Variables 2.2 Exact Equations 2.2.1 Equations Reducible to Exact... Form. 2.3 Linear Equations 4. Solutions by Substitutions 2.4.1 Homogenous Equations 2.4.2 Bernoulli’s Equation 2.5 Exercises In this chapter we describe procedures for solving 4 types of differential equations of first order, namely, the class of differential equations of first order where variables x and y can be separated, the class of exact equations (equation...
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distance from zero on the number line its absolute value. -Natural Numbers. ( ) Natural numbers are the numbers used for counting.... Example: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5… -Negative Numbers. ( ) Then man thought about numbers between 0 and 1. To give us fractions and decimals. Example: -Whole Numbers. ( ) Whole numbers are the natural numbers and 0. Example: …-3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3.. -Integers. The integers are the naturals numbers (also called positive integres), their...
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a) Identify a radioisotope that is used in medicine or industry and briefly outline its use Cobalt-60 is used in industrial... radiography to inspect metal parts and welds for defects, in gamma sterilisation of equipment and in gauging. In the area of medicine, Cobalt-60 is used in cancer radiotherapy. b) Describe how the radioisotope is made. Radioactive cobalt-60 is produced in a process called activation, when materials in reactors, such as steel, are exposed to neutron radiation. Often isolated...
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Writing ionic equations for redox reactions You can split the ionic equation into two parts, and look at it from the point of... view of the magnesium and of the copper(II) ions separately. This shows clearly that the magnesium has lost two electrons, and the copper(II) ions have gained them. These two equations are described as "electron-half-equations" or "half-equations" or "ionic-half-equations" or "half-reactions" - lots of variations all meaning exactly the same thing! Any redox reaction...
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Definitions In relation to the topic, MacLeod explains social reproduction as the theory that “explains how societal... institutions perpetuate or reproduce the social relationships and attitudes needed to sustain the existing relations of production in a capitalist society.” (MacLeod 9) In this definition, the societal institutions are places like, government offices, and schools. These institutions according to him help continue to maintain the status quo by preserving the existing barriers between...
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system dynamics, founded in 1956 by MIT professor Jay Forrester. Professor Forrester recognized the need for a better way of testing new ideas about social... systems, in the same way we can test ideas in engineering. Systems thinking allows people to make their understanding of social systems explicit and improve them in the same way that people can use engineering principles to make explicit and improve their understanding of mechanical systems. The Systems Thinking Approach The approach of...
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Response to Savage Inequalities by Jonathan Kozol In Savage Inequalities, Jonathan Kozol describes the conditions of several... of America's public schools. Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods and found that there was a wide disparity in the conditions between the schools in the poorest inner-city communities and schools in the wealthier suburban communities. How can there be such huge differences within the public school system of a country, which claims to provide equal opportunity for all...
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not copied another student’s work. I have not copied or used in any way material from a text, journal, website or other... published source without acknowledgement (including non – English sources) I have cited and referenced fully and correctly as required by the Foundation Studies Department where applicable. I have not reworded material from another source and presented it as my own. I have not used this work in a previous class (self – plagiarism). | HANOI...
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EXPLAIN HOW THE LASERS USED IN EYE SURGERY WORK: draft Introduction Lasers are widely used in daily life... and have developed for different purposes. They can be used in civilian, military and even eye surgery. The working theory of laser is based on the stimulated emission of photons. Lasers have some characteristics unattainable by using other techniques, and that will be discussed later. There are several types of lasers; however, this project will only focus on gas laser/excimer laser...
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