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• ### Math Graph Story

Between study group, debate, and chess tournaments there wasn't much of a social scene around Winchester University in Omaha, Nebraska. The school year at this college was year round, but the students were given a 30 day summer vacation in July. The majority of the students went back home to visit their families during this time. But as juniors at the University Charles, Fredrick, and Stanley, all childhood buddies, decided it was time for a

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Submitted: May 9, 2010
• ### Math History

Mathematics starts with counting. It is not reasonable, however, to suggest that early counting was mathematics. Only when some record of the counting was kept and, therefore, some representation of numbers occurred can mathematics be said to have started. In Babylonia mathematics developed from 2000 BC. Earlier a place value notation number system had evolved over a lengthy period with a number base of 60. It allowed arbitrarily large numbers and fractions to be represented

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Submitted: March 11, 2010
• ### Math Lcm

There are three easy and simple ways to find the least common multiple of two numbers: the set intersection method, the prime factorization method, and the build-up method. The build-up method is a method to find the lowest common multiple or more commonly know as the LCM. In the build up method you express the numbers in their prime factor exponential form just like you do in the prime factorization method. This method to find

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Submitted: May 9, 2010
• ### Math Portfolio 1

This unit's main goal was to use similar triangles to measure the length of a shadow. While using the variables D, H, and L, we have figured out a formula to measure a shadow's length. In order to do this though, everyone had to learn the basic concepts of similarity, congruence, right triangles, and trigonometry. Similarity and congruence were two very important factors because they helped us learn about angles and the importance of triangles.

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Submitted: May 2, 2010
• ### Math Problem

JULIA RUBIANO PHASE 5 INDIVIDUAL PROJECT 3/16/06 1. An employee of the National Parks Service told you about a location in Washington, DC. It is a large grassy area south of the White House known as the Ellipse. The National Tree Lighting Ceremony is held annually on the Ellipse. Because the President officiates at this event, the Secret Service makes calculations which they use in planning security. The Ellipse is actually an ellipse with major

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Submitted: January 11, 2010
• ### Math Studies

Criteria A: Introduction I am researching to find out if a personвЂ™s sleeping habits can really be directly in effect with the weight of that person. I plan to find out whether the stress caused by lack of sleep can attribute to a personвЂ™s malnutrition or oversleeping can result in a person being overweight, or vice versa. In order to test this theory I will get data needed by surveying various people (but taking in

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Submitted: November 19, 2009
• ### Mathabance

Differences between children and their parents have been going on since the beginning of time. In "My Father's Tribal Rule", Mark Mathabane and his father are , in short, at each others throats. Throughout the duration of the story, you feel as though you can feel the tension rising between the two. To understand the conflict that is presented in the title, you have to know that Mathabanes father grew up in a tribe doing

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Submitted: February 7, 2010
• ### Mathematics, Education, and Music?

Mathematics, Education, and Music? This article is very interesting in bringing up points and ideas of mathematics that I had never thought of. Dr. Heinz Gotze states that Mathematics is much like music. After Beethoven would play, he goes on, people wouldn't say "Hey, what was the use of that?". People, however, constantly are trying to determine the purpose of mathematics. The truth is there is no set purpose. Math is not a well discussed

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Submitted: January 13, 2010
• ### Maths B

Task 1. a). INSERT COMPLETE GRAPH The ball quickly reaches the highest point which is closest to the CBR. The displacement then increases as gravity acts upon the ball, moving it away from the CBR unit and thus increasing the displacement. This time - displacement graph mimics a parabolic function. b). This region (shown below) has been selected since the region 0.83 < x < 1.39 is irrelevant due to the ball being stationary or

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Submitted: November 15, 2009
• ### Maths Courseworkgcse Maths Coursework Guidelines

GCSE Maths Coursework Guidelines The following guidelines are suggestions for how to tackle a piece of coursework in Maths. They reflect the marking criteria that is sent from the exam board: Introduction Describe the problem you have been set - often giving an example will help here. Describe how you are going to tackle the problem. If you can, suggest why your method is a sensible. Collect the Results Obtain the information needed - in

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Submitted: February 5, 2010
• ### Maths-Shapes Investagation

GCSE Maths Coursework - Shapes Investigation Summary I am doing an investigation to look at shapes made up of other shapes (starting with triangles, then going on squares and hexagons. I will try to find the relationship between the perimeter (in cm), dots enclosed and the amount of shapes (i.e. triangles etc.) used to make a shape. From this, I will try to find a formula linking P (perimeter), D (dots enclosed) and T (number

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Submitted: February 1, 2010
• ### Mattel’s Product Safety

Mattel was believed to be one of the most trusted toy companies around the world that operated in 155 countries. They produce the most famous toys for children, such as Barbie, Cabbage patch kids, Fisher-Price, and some many other amazing toys. Beyond concerns about marketing to children, Mattel, Inc. is making a serious commitment to business ethics. For example, Mattel instituted a code of conduct called "Global Manufacturing Principles." These principles required all business partners

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Submitted: December 30, 2009
• ### Maui Land & Pineapple

Running head: MAUI LAND & PINEAPPLE Maui Land & Pineapple I. FIRM DESCRIPTION Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc. is a Hawaiian corporation that was started in 1909. It has two major operating companies, Maui Pineapple Company, Ltd, and Kapalua Land Company, Ltd., and it also has several other wholly owned subsidiaries. The company concentrates on selling pineapple products and developing resorts and commercial property (Mauiland.com). ML &P owns about 28,600 acres including 1,650 acres

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Submitted: April 5, 2010
• ### Maxwell McCombs and Donald Shaw - Agenda Setting

Maxwell McCombs and Donald Shaw first used the term "agenda-setting" during a study in 1972. In the study, the researchers interviewed 100 undecided voters in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and asked them what issues they were most interested about in the up coming election. Throughout a study the researchers found out that, there was a relationship between the media agenda and the public agenda. McCombs and Shaw came up with the concept that the press

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Submitted: March 9, 2010
• ### May Day and Usa

In "Mary French," Dos Passos draws a definitive line between his feelings on capitalism and socialism, as well as the rich and the poor. The parallel lives of Eveline Johnson and Mary French reveal Dos Passos's distinct attitudes in regards to the upper and lower classes of society. As a member of high society, Eveline Johnson exemplifies Dos Passos's attitudes of the rich. These attitudes begin to take shape as Mary French enters the party,

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Submitted: May 4, 2010
• ### Maya Angelou at Rutgers

Maya Angelou was raised in segregated rural Arkansas. She is a poet, historian, author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director. She lectures throughout the United States and abroad and is Reynolds professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University in North Carolina since 1981. She has published ten best selling books and numerous magazine articles earning her Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award nominations. At the request of President Clinton, she wrote and delivered

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Submitted: December 16, 2009
• ### Maya Angelou's "champion of the World"

Maya Angelou's "Champion of the World" My Big Game It was pre-game warm-ups and everyone on my team was excited and ready to play our long time rivals the Everett Crimson Tide. It was great day to play baseball, sunny and hardly any wind. There were already tons of eager and excited fans sitting in the stands waiting for the game to begin. As game time approached all us athletes started to become impatient, it

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Submitted: June 11, 2010
• ### Maya Angelou's the Graduation

Maya Angelou's The Graduation Throughout life graduation, or the advancement to the next distinct level of growth, is sometimes acknowledged with the pomp and circumstance of the grand commencement ceremony, but many times the graduation is as whisper soft and natural as taking a breath. In the moving autobiographical essay, "The Graduation," Maya Angelou effectively applies three rhetorical strategies - an expressive voice, illustrative comparison and contrast, and flowing sentences bursting with vivid simile and

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Submitted: March 5, 2010
• ### Mayan and Aztec Mythology

Mayan and Aztec Mythology The Origin of the Sun and the Moon This book is called Mayan and Aztec Mythology. Written by Michael A. Schuman. I choose to write my report about this myth because it was the most interesting. I find Mayan and Aztec mythology to be the most grotesque myths I have ever read. This myth was about two boys by the name of Hunahpu and Vucub. They were twin brothers who loved

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Submitted: December 30, 2009
• ### Mayfield

It was a long drive for an eight year old, the hum of the motor nearly always put me to sleep, but when we turned on that road an alarm clock seemed to leap inside of me. We were here. It was always silent when we first arrived, you could hear the crunch of the gravel under the tires. The sound of the wind ruffling through the flag and the smell of the dust greeted

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Submitted: May 24, 2010
• ### Maywood Inc. Case

Maywood Inc Case It is understandable why Gary Lowery is so uneasy with the whole situation at Maywood Inc's Singapore branch office. A number of mistakes were made during the assignment preparation stage, then, later, during the assignment implementation stage. Those mistakes and problems needed to be analyzed and recommendations needed to be developed for the future so that Maywood Inc's Singapore branch would operate more effectively. A survey of 1,500 senior executives conducted by

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Submitted: June 12, 2010
• ### Mba

1 Foundations of Problem-Based Solving Learning MBA/500 Personal Perspective Paper Dynisha Smart University Of Phoenix 2 I decide to pursue my MBA, because I knew this is what I wanted no matter what and no one was going to stop me or hinder me from pursuing my dream. Education has always been important to me, because it's the foundation of life. With out an education there is no way we can survive in the world

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Submitted: April 19, 2010
• ### Mba

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Submitted: April 27, 2011
• ### Mba 500 - Gap Analysis: Global Communications

Gap Analysis: Global Communications The Global Communications scenario outlines a communications company in financial trouble. It has lost market share and half of its stock value in the last three years. The company must make severe cost-cutting adjustments to survive. Its employees are represented by the Technologies Workers Union. The company is bound by the clauses in the contract with the Union. Recently, company management decided to outsource the employee jobs at its small business

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Submitted: April 10, 2010
• ### Mba 503 - Cash Management

Running head: CASH MANAGEMENT Cash Management MBA 503 University of Phoenix Cash Management Introduction According to research and past job experiences, cash management is arguably the most crucial aspect of running a business, in the short term and the long term success of the organization. The main reason that businesses fail is reportedly due to poor cash management. (U.S. Small Business Administration.) Cash management and short-term financing affect the operations, assets, and future of the

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Submitted: November 16, 2009
• ### Mba 530 Synopsis

MBA 530 Wk 2 Synopsis Align Organizational Structure with Strategy General Electric (GE) Under the criterion "Align Organizational Structure with Strategy" I have chosen the topic of Organizing for Success The issue that I Identified in the scenario is one of a lack of efficient strategy development pertaining to an obvious needs to restructure Interclean Inc.'s organizational design. Hewlett Packard understands that in order to organize an organization with goals of successful outcomes, leaders must

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Submitted: February 7, 2010
• ### Mba 540 Benchmark

Brian Strauss MBA 540 Introduction Lester Electronics is a consumer and electronics parts distributor that markets its products to OEM specifications. Shang-wa has an exclusive supply agreement with Lester Electronics. The CEO of Shang-wa is wishing to retire and has no plans for the company's management and future. Moreover, Shang-wa is being pursued for a hostile takeover by Transitional Electronics Corporation (TEC). Neither company is happy about the possibility of a takeover. Lester electronics will

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Submitted: November 23, 2009
• ### Mba 560 - Business Regulation

Business Regulation Business enterprise is a major cause of water pollution in the United States. Nearly 50% of all water used in the United States is for cooling and condensing purposes in connection with industrial activities. The resulting discharge into rivers and lakes may take the form of heated water, called thermal effluents. In addition to thermal effluents, companies also discharge chemical and other effluents into the nation's waterways (Reed, Shedd, Morehead & Corley, 2005).

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Submitted: December 7, 2009
• ### Mba Application Essay

A graduate business education seems to be the next logical step towards achieving my career goals and the best way to further my knowledge in the area of business administration. My reasons for pursuing this option have to do with my career objectives and my personal interest in this field. I elaborate on the same in the following paragraphs. My professional goal is to work in a strategic business leadership role in the Software/IT industry.

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Submitted: February 27, 2010
• ### Mba Essay

In a small pond, there was a fish who knew his little pond very well. However, the fish became curious about the larger world so he rode the rains and went out into the lakes. Being a curious and adventurous fish, he explored the lake and was amazed by its size. But then the fish learned about the ocean, so the fish began his trip down the river, setting out for the ocean. Like that

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Essay Length: 563 Words / 3 Pages
Submitted: November 10, 2009

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