Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month

April marks a time to increase the understanding and appreciation of mathematics and statistics. Why? Both subjects play a significant role in addressing many real-world problems — internet security, sustainability, disease, climate change, the data deluge, and much more. Research in these and other areas is ongoing, revealing new results and applications every day in […]

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Aprile 14, 2018

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Order of Operations

The order in which we complete a mathematical equation or expression is essential. Doing the steps of a problem out of order can lead to a totally different answer, even if you do the calculations correctly. So, for everyone to get the same answer, the order of operations was developed. You will be using these almost every […]

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Gennaio 1, 2018

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Dal linguaggio naturale a quello simbolico: alcuni termini in inglese

Some general “vocabulary” for translating words to mathematical symbols Espressioni che si riferiscono al termine “uguale” (=) IS; WILL BE; ARE; EQUALS; RESULT; YIELDS; COSTS; AMOUNTS Espressioni che si riferiscono all’operazione di “moltiplicazione” (×) PRODUCT; TIMES; OF; BY; MULTIPLIED BY Espressioni che si riferiscono all’operazione di “divisione” (÷)

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Gennaio 1, 2018

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