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 fields such as medicine, manufacturing, energy, biotechnology, and business. Mathematics and statistics are important drivers of innovation in our technological world, in which new systems and methodologies continue to become more complex.  Leggi tutto “Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month”

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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 day of your mathematical careers from now on.

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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” (÷) Leggi tutto “Dal linguaggio naturale a quello simbolico: alcuni termini in inglese”

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