#### The Life Experimentsand Inventionsof Sir Isaac Newtona Physicistand Mathematician

Sir Isaac Newton Jan 4 1643 - March 31 1727 On Christmas day by the georgian calender in the manor house of Woolsthorpe, England, Issaac Newton was born prematurely. His father had died 3 months before. Newton had a difficult childhood. His mother, Hannah Ayscough Newton remarried when he was just three, and he was sent to live with his grandparents. After his stepfathers death, the second father who died, when Isaac was 11, Newtons mother brought him back home to Woolsthorpe in Lincolnshire whe...

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#### Howto Determineand Carry Outthe Basic Surd Manipulation

Basic surd manipulation Surds are numbers left in 'square root form' (or 'cube root form' etc). They are therefore irrational numbers. The reason we leave them as surds is because in decimal form they would go on forever and so this is a very clumsy way of writing them. Leaving them as surds is more mathematically precise. Addition and subtraction of surds47 - 27 27. 52 82 132 Note 52 33 cannot be manipulated because the surds are different (one is 2 and one is 3). Multiplication5 15 75 (...

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#### An Introductiontothe Math Finalsin Manila

2009 METROBANK-MTAP-DEPED MATH CHALLENGE NATIONAL FINALSGRADE 6 TEAM ORALPart 1 15 seconds (11 items) 1. Manila time is 4 hours ahead of Dubai time. A trip from Manila to Dubai, takes nine hours. What time will you arrive in Dubai if you leave Manila at 800 P.M.,Solution800 P.M. 9 hours is 500 A.M.500 A.M. - 4 hours is 100 A.M.Answer 100 A.M. 2. How many digits are there in the number N 210 x 58,Solution210 x 58 (2 x 5)8 x 22 108 x 4 100 000 000 x 4 4 000 000 000Answer 9 3. The faces of...

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#### An Explorationto Locatethe Optimal Place That Maximizesthe Viewing Angle That Maximizesthe Sizeofan Object

Whilst reading The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Geometry by David Wells (1991) I encountered an interesting inquiry. German mathematician Johannes Regiomontanus posed the following question From what position along a horizontal line can a statue best be viewed (Figure 1), The answer lies in optimization where Calculus and Geometry merge to determine the location that maximizes the viewing angle and causes the object to appear at maximum size. In searching for an area of research...

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#### A Biographyand Life Workby Blasie Pascala French Mathematician

Blasie Pascal Blaise Pascal was a French religious thinker, mathematicican, and physicist who possessed one of the greatest minds of the 17th century. Pascal was born in Clermont-Ferrand in central France on June 19, 1623. Pascal had two sisters named Gilberte and Etienne, who reffered to him as a prodigy. The Pascal family mother passed away in June of 1626, therefore the family moved to France in 1631. After his family moved to France, Pascal's father temporarily withdrew from the government ...

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#### The Two Mathematical Processes That All Merchants Use Withinthe United States

The Fibonacci CodeThe extent to which mathematics is utilized in our daily lives is vast, however tends to go unnoticed. All merchandise sold within the United States is bound by a collective application of mathematics. The evidence of this application generally goes unrecognized, even though it is clearly printed on every item. The collection of seemingly random sized bars and the series of numbers found below this Bar Code are both utilizations of mathematics. The Bar Code and the series of nu...

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#### A Descriptionofthe First Mathematics Which Can Be Traced Tothe Ancient Countryof Babylonand To Egypt Duringthe3rd Millennium BC

The first mathematics can be traced to the ancient country of Babylon and to Egypt during the 3rd millennium BC. A number system with a base of 60 had developed in Babylon over time. Large numbers and fractions could be represented and formed the basis of advanced mathematical evolution. From at least 1700 BC, Pythagorean triples were studied. The study of linear and quadratic equations led to form of primitive numerical algebra. Meanwhile, similar figures, areas, and volumes were studied as wel...

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#### A Brief Introductionanda Historyof Using Calculatorsin Math Classin School

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 i...

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#### The Lifeof Johannes Keplerthe German Astronomer

Johannes Kepler (1571-1630)HIS LIFEJohannes Kepler was a German astronomer and mathematician ho discovered that planetary motion is elliptical. Early in his life, Kepler wanted to prove that the universe obeyed Platonistic mathematical relationships, such as the planetary orbits were circular and at distances from the sun proportional to the Platonic solids (see paragraph below). However, when his friend the astronomer Tycho Brahe died, he gave Kepler his immense collection of astronomical obser...

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#### A Biographyof Johann Gaussa German Mathematicianand Astronomer

Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician, physicist andastronomer. He is considered to be the greatest mathematician of his time,equal to the likes of Archimedes and Isaac Newton. He is frequently calledthe founder of modern mathematics. It must also be noted that his work inthe fields of astronomy and physics (especially the study ofelectromagnetism) is nearly as significant as that in mathematics. He alsocontributed much to crystallography, optics, biostatistics and mechanics. ...

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#### A Descriptionofa Fractala Typeof Geometric Figure

nonA fractal is a type of geometric figure. It is generated by starting with a very simple pattern such as a triangle and, through the application of many repeated rules, adding to the figure to make it more complicated. Often, an input will be entered into a recursive function and it will yield an output. This output is then inserted back into the function as an input and the process is repeated infinitely. Fractals often exhibit self-similarity. This means that each small section of the fracta...

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#### An Overviewonthe Morality-Math Analogy

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#### A Discussiononthe Careerin Geodesy

Geodesy is a scientific branch that is gaining more popularity over the years. It is still quite an unknown as far as the world of jobs go, but it is a very interesting field that should quickly grow. Geodesy is the science of mathematically determining the size and shape of the earth and the nature of the earths gravity field. It applies the principles of geometry to surveying and mapping the earth. Geodesy itself has many avenues that an interested person could travel. Many specialists in the ...

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#### Incorporating Pascals Triangle Intothe Songthe Twelve Daysof Christmas

When first looking at Pascal's Triangle it may look like a simple triangle made up of adding numbers together and forming the shape of a triangle. But if you closely there are numerous patterns between the rows. One of my favorite patterns that I found in Pascal's Triangle is that of The Twelve Days of Christmas. This is a simple and very understandable way of explaining Pascal's Triangle. There are four steps to this method. With the first being the number of new gifts given on the consecutive...

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#### An Overviewofthe Fibonacci Sequencein Pascals Triangle

Question 1 (a)The Fibonacci sequence can be achieved from Pascal's triangle by adding up the diagonal rows. Refer to Figure 1.1 Figure 1.1 This is possible as like the Fibonacci sequence, Pascal's triangle adds the two previous (numbers above) to get the next number, the formula if Fn Fn-1 Fn-2. Pascal's Triangle is achieved by adding the two numbers above it, so uses the same basic principle. This is why there is a relationship. The reason that it is added diagonally is because o...

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