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Far more interesting than one might first expect, the history of mathematics is filled with bitter rivalries, political machinations, and incredible innovations by some of the most amazing minds in history. Post all questions concerning individual mathematicians, the development of mathematical theories, and the sociological impact that resulted into this category.
The only book I can find that is a fictional work is a star called Henry by roddy Doyle it's avalible anywhere. I hope that helps you. It's DeValera.
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1. The abacus was invented by the ancient Chinese (Not true; see 3 below). Different types of abacuses have been invented by many others such as the Romans and Egyptians. 2. Actually it's often wrongly attributed to china. In fact, the oldest surviving abacus was used in 300 B.C. by the Babylonia…
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I believe the following geometers were born in turkey; Thales of Miletus (c. 630-c 550) Anaximander of Miletus (c. 610-c. 547) Anaximenes of Miletus (fl. c. 546)) Miletus was a town in the area where today Turkey is. But it is wrong to say that Anaximander was born in Turkey because we mix ancient…
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Pi is a mathematical ratio symbolized by the Greek letter π.Pi (symbol π ) is a mathematical constant whose value is the ratio of any circle's circumference to its diameter in Euclidean space; this is the same value as the ratio of a circle's area to the square of its radius. (Area of a circle = …
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Fibonacci was most famous for his contribution to mathematics, specifically the Fibonacci sequence.The Fibonacci Sequence is as follows:Start with the numbers 0 and 1, add them together you get 1, then add 1 and 1 together you get 2, then add 2 and 1 together you get 3 then add 3 and 2, 5, then 5 an…
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Wiki s HelpYes, there is a Help Center on Wiki s, available either via the blue box on the left-hand side of the page, or via this link: http://wiki.answers.com/help/help_center If, after reading through the information in the Help Center, you still don't find the answer to your question, feel free …
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To make an abacus, the first thing to do is to make a frame, the wooden edge around an abacus. Then add the separator, the wooden line about 1/3 at the top and 2/3 at the bottom. And then start making the coloum for the beads. Your abacus will then look excactly like this original Chinese abacus pic…
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The Indians invented the modern number system. It is often called Arabic numerals because it came to Europe through the Arabs. But Arabs themselves call it as "HindSaa" meaning - "given by Hindus or Indians". The Persians copied the Indian number system and then passed it on to the Arabs. Then an It…
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The text of "Graceful Dice" says: Roll 1 six-sided die. The result is multiplied by 100 points and added to the ATK and DEF of all monsters you control until the end of your turn. ... It is the result of the dice roll that is multiplied by 100. The result of the dice roll multiplied by 100 is then…
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Yea That's OK. `Bout All You Could Expect Even If It Was Tuned Up Good. Looks Like You Are OK.
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Peano, Fibonacci, Gauss, Newton, Galileo (mostly physics), Euler, Da Vinci, Pythagoras, Euclid, Bernoulli, Archimedes, Descartes.
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This is typical behavior if you hve the stock Continentals delivered on the CLK 430. Because of the difference in Tire Size (front to back) it will shake if you tires are correctly balance. Walters in Riverside kept telling me that I had a bent rim. then they had their tech balance the wheels on th…
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Go to craigs vanswers he will answer anything:) or just ask brody, he thinks hes a genius, but i am:) Mongoloid your mother sucks cox in hell:) and Jacob Eaton likes ball sack
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First Compass The Chinese invented the magnetic compass. Use the link below for more information.thats right
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The origin of the expression Nosey Parker isn't known for certain but it appeared in England in the 1800's. It possibly was used to describe the park-keepers employed to control the crowds at the Great Exhibition of 1851.
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When you "Feel" in a positive or negertive mood that is a message telling you whether the cells in your body are vibrateing in a positive or negertive state. as your body becomes negative it will become weak and begin to break down as it becomes positive it will become very strong if your body is…
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the army their tools use math
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When solving linear prog. problems, we base our solutions on assumptions.one of these assumptions is that there is only one optimal solution to the problem.so in short NO. BY HADI It is possible to have more than one optimal solution point in a linear programming model. This may occur when the objec…
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1000 millimetres or 3ft 3.37 inches
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Mosquito are a key species in many ecosystems across the world. They are the base food for many birds, reptiles and fish. If science was to eliminate the mosquito there would be wide spread ecological collapse, which can be far more devastating to humans then the current mosquito problem. The viable…
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Leonhard Euler developed this method in his article, "De aequationibus differentialibus, quae certis tantum casibus integrationem admittunt (On differential equations which sometimes can be integrated)," published in 1747.
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You don't - unless it is, in fact a slide caliper "ruler" and not a "slide rule". First, it's not a slide "ruler," as was stated in the original question. It's a slide rule. Second, you don't measure anything with a slide rule. It's not a measurement device; it's an obsolete calculating device. …
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they use math by counting doses, and they also used fractions, decimals, and basic arithmatic.
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"God invented the integers; all else is the work of man." --Leopold Kronecker
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Actually, the Father of Modern Rocketry was Robert H. Goddard. it is Tsiolovsky.
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Among the most famous will be 1. Euler2. Gauss3. Newton4. Hilbert5. ArchimedesOf course there are many many more but just about every mathematician alive today will agree that Euler and Gauss will be in their personal top 5 list.
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Answer No, only the disounted amount is Vatable, the cash discount is not a vatable supply, therefore no VAT is payable on it.
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Answer 8.0000000729000006633900060368491
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There are 10 sides on a decagon
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A remainder is the fraction left over as a result of dividing an uneven number. 52 ÷ 3 = 17 with a remainder of 1/3.
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what is the shape of a cahow
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5 Kilometres or 3.1 Miles
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Fourier wished to know when the Earth began: Fourier was much more a scientist by inclination than a mathematician. But he was intrigued by the study of conductive heat flow. Why? Fourier conjectured, as did the Comte de Buffon (Georges Louis Leclerc) before him, that the Earth had been formed from…
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Yes. It forms the basis for any higher mathematics. Success in science depends upon ones knowledge of algebra and other higher mathematics.
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In 820 a Muslim man named al-Khwarizmi wrote the standard math in Europe that time in history. No one knows of what year it was invented but 820 A.D. was when he wrote the book on it.
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A 10K race is 10 kilometres long. The prefix 'kilo' means 1000. Therefore it would be 10 units of 1000 metres or 10,000 metres. It is 25 times around the inside lane (lane 1) of a standard olympic track (400 metre oval). One mile is 1609.344 metres (that will round off to the nearest millimetre). …
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Geometry was documented by the Sumerian civilization around 5,000 years ago; it was used by them in setting out temples (look up Gilgamesh). The Egyptians also studied and applied a sophisticated knowledge of geometry. In building Stonehenge, around 2,500 BC Neolithic surveyors also used survey met…
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Newton influenced mathematical thinking by his theory of Gravity, in using his mathematical analysis to derive Keplers Laws, mathematically. In addition his book "Principia" also influenced mathematical thinking, especially the invention of Calculus .
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Archimedes
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You can go to doctorate.Or, if you want, you can travel the world for the answers you're seeking. -I prefer the second option.
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Answer Christians believe that Jesus Christ is God in human form, sent from the Father God as 'Emmanuel' (meaning with us') as the prophets foretold hundreds of years before. Therefore, on the cross, God, as jesus Christ, died for our sins - he gave his own life so that the barrier that separates u…
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AM stands for ante meridiem. Ante is before, and meridiem means noon. Both are derived from the latin words ante, meaning "before" and meri-(middle) diem (day), noon.
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Every country in the world has adopted the Metric System except for Liberia, Myanmar and the U.S.A. A number of countries, including Canada and the United Kingdom, use Imperial for some things. For instance, Canada measures human heights and cooking ingredients using Imperial measure. Britain meas…
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Boeing Airlines, Inc is the name of the company that manufactures many of the planes that fly today.
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An Icosahedron has 20 triangular sides.yay
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The purpose of the abacus is to provide a way of doing arithmetic without using written numerals.
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X is the number 10 in Roman numerals.
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He was born in Samos, Greece.
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Short answer. A bit of both. Here are some of the arguments I came across. I've put them in order, ie. "Math Was Invented", "Math Was Discovered", and "Math is/was Both Invented and Discovered". Math Was Invented I see mathematics as a invented/developed approximation by us to describe what we fi…
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pi has been around for as long as we have had written records.Its approximate estimated value of Pi up to 5 decimal places is 3.14159 .Archimedes was the first person to estimate the correct value of pi
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Answer 12 And it's Actually a Dodecagon
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Is Miss Koprivanac a man or women? Scientists have found out that she has a mangina. Another is: there are 3 things- a chicken, chicken food, and a fox. All have to go over the bridge but they can't go all at once only one by one. if the chicken is with the the chicken food the chicken will eat it…
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There were basically two "sides" in WW2. For most of the period covered by the period of the war these consisted of On the one side, the Allied nations: principally the United Kingdom (1939-45) the Soviet Union (1940-45) the United States (1941-45) On the other, the Axis powers: principallyGermany …
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He was a Mathematician, who discovered the Fibonacci sequence, Fibonacci polynomials, Fibonacci Pseudoprime, Reciprocal Fibonacci Constant, and many more things. His dad wanted him to be a wealthy merchant. He was amazingly good in math.
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Divisible pool is a term used to refer to federal taxes that are divided. These taxes are divided between the federal government and individual provinces.
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22 feet is equal to about 6.71 meters. It is also equal to exactly 264 inches and about 671 centimeters.
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speed of baseball In MLB, the distance from the pitcher's mound to home plate is 60 1/2 feet. A baseball traveling at 100 mph is covering 146.7 feet every second. That means it takes under 1/2 of a second (0.412 seconds to be exact) for a 100 mph fastball to travel from the pitcher to the batter…
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A decagon is a two-dimensional shape with ten sides. In a regular decagon each of the sides will have an equal length. * * * * AND each interior angle will be the same measure. If either the sides or angles are not ALL equal to one another, the shape is not regular. Consider quadrilaterals, for e…
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Archidemes
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Euclid from ancient Greece is given credit as being the Father of Geometry. He developed a concept of point, line and plane and then a set of postulates about them, such as 2 points determine a line and 3 non-collinear point determine a plane. From these, Euclid proposed theorems with proofs. Other …
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The ancient Egyptians and Babylonians knew that there was a constant ratio between the circumference of a circle and its diameter. The Egyptians used the approximate value 3 and 1/8 (=3.125) around 2000 BC. This is always a constant which is evident from the equation: 2 x Pi x r = circumference. T…
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Euclid came up with the most common form of geometry.
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It was developed in 1876.SO WAS UR NAN
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The abacus is a mathemetical instrument used to calculate. It can do anything from addition ,maltiplicaiton, division, subtraction to calculating fractions. It is an ancient Chinese instrument used in shops for billing. Today there are many classes to teach children about the abacus and how it funct…
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Numbers as we know today are the numbers of the decimal system (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9). They were created by mathematicians in ancient India s invented the decimal system around in the 9th century CE. This numerical system was later adopted by Persian and Arabic mathematicians and spread…
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Geometry was used in ancient Egypt for building the great pyramids, however the ancient Greeks were the ones who actually began to study it in detail.
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I would say that you would need to demonstrate that you understand that i is a number which when squared equals -1. Also demonstrate how complex numbers can be represented graphically, both as rectangular coordinates an polar coordinates. Another thing would be an understanding of Euler's relationsh…
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The sky can be orange around sunrise and sunset.
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Just over 4 years, August 3rd 1914 to November 11th 1918
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Answer sporting good store We actually sell universal fitting 10x7ft Rectangular Trampoline Safety Enclosures. Below is a link to them.
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Hey! I just laid down a laminate floor. The planks were sold in packs of 8 and covered a certain square area. I had to measure my room and work out what the total area was and how many packs I needed, allowing 1 extra pack for offcuts. When I finished I only had a few planks left in one pack, just…
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Because certain times tables always end in particular numbers.The numbers in the 10 times tables always end with a 0 e.g 10, 20, 30...The number in the 5 times tables always end with a 0 or 5 e.g. 5, 10, 15...The 2, 4, 6, 8 times tables will always end in even numbers.The 1 times table is obvious.Th…
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Al'khwarizmi
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Euclid, Aristotle, Plato, Pythagoras, and a much more modern, yet very important mathematician named Harold Scott MacDonald "Donald" Coxeter.
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Answer I don't know why there should be 4 laws (=axioms) specifically. In mathematics you can choose whatever system of axioms and laws and work your way with those. Even "logic" (propositional calculus) can be redefined in meaningful ways. the most commonly used system is Zermolo-Fraenkel+choi…
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It was made in 1815
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One foot is equal to 0.3048 meters. Algebraic Steps / Dimensional Analysis Formula 1 ft*12 in 1 ft*2.54 cm 1 in*1 m 100 cm=0.3048 m1 foot=0.3048 meters
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FIRST, measure the bottom half. (Measure A) SECOND, measure a STRAIGHT verticle line from top to bottom. (Measure B)Multiply A by B.This works because it can be turned into a rectangle or square. First, make a sraight verticle line starting from the left hand bottom corner. Go up until you meet the …
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the 2 divisions of science are: biological science-it deals w/ the study of living things... physical science-it deals w/ the study of non-living things..
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The Law of 4 Laws of addition and multiplication Commutative laws of addition and multiplication. Associative laws of addition and multiplication. Distributive law of multiplication over addition. Commutative law of addition: m + n = n + m . A sum isn't changed at rearrangement of its addends. …
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The abacus has been around for millennia, in various countries. No record of the inventor was made.
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concept of zero, algebra, discovered that earth rotates on a axis around the sun and, that the earth is round.
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1. The whole is more than the sum of its parts. Aristotle, Metaphysica 2. Max Wertheimer Gestalt theory (1920s) 3. SYNERGETICS: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking by R. Buckminster Fuller in collaboration with E. J. Applewhite; First Published by Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc. 1975, 1979 wou…
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There's hardly a part of chemistry that doesn't use math. pH, moles, everything.
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In programming languages, the equals sign may either denote a boolean operator to test equality of values (sometimes a double equal sign ""), or it may denote an assignment (sometimes denoted with a colon-equals ":="). In some programming languages such as PHP a double equals sign ("") denotes equiv…
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Multiplication table has its origin from simple mathematical table.Mathematical tables can be traced backed to 1900 BC in the Babylonian mathematics in the clay tablets found one of the most important tablet is named as Plimpton322.Then the Greek Astronomer Hipparchus used Trignometric Tables those …
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Multiplication table has its origin from simple mathematical table.Mathematical tables can be traced backed to 1900 BC in the Babylonian mathematics in the clay tablets found one of the most important tablet is named as Plimpton322.Then the Greek Astronomer Hipparchus used Trignometric Tables those …
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JCR Licklider in the 1960's at MIT came up with the Internet. In 1971 the first Internet message was sent from MIT to Stanford.
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