2.1 Tables
Diagrams, charts and graphs are used by all sorts of people to express information in a visual way, whether it's in a report by a colleague or a plan from your interior designer. This unit will teach you how to interpret these tools and how to use them yourself to convey information more effectively.
Author(s): The Open University

1.1 Understanding scale diagrams
Diagrams, charts and graphs are used by all sorts of people to express information in a visual way, whether it's in a report by a colleague or a plan from your interior designer. This unit will teach you how to interpret these tools and how to use them yourself to convey information more effectively.
Author(s): The Open University

Next steps
Do you want to improve your ability to subtract one number from another, especially if decimals are involved, without having to rely on a calculator? This unit will help you get to grips with subtraction and give you some practice in doing it.
Author(s): The Open University

9 Subtracting small numbers
Do you want to improve your ability to subtract one number from another, especially if decimals are involved, without having to rely on a calculator? This unit will help you get to grips with subtraction and give you some practice in doing it.
Author(s): The Open University

8 Get some practice
Do you want to improve your ability to subtract one number from another, especially if decimals are involved, without having to rely on a calculator? This unit will help you get to grips with subtraction and give you some practice in doing it.
Author(s): The Open University

7 Subtracting decimals by lining them up
Do you want to improve your ability to subtract one number from another, especially if decimals are involved, without having to rely on a calculator? This unit will help you get to grips with subtraction and give you some practice in doing it.
Author(s): The Open University

3.3 Units and formulas
Communication is as vital in mathematics as in any language. This unit will help you to express yourself clearly when writing and speaking about mathematics. You will also learn how to answer questions in the manner that is expected by the examiner.
Author(s): The Open University

Communication is as vital in mathematics as in any language. This unit will help you to express yourself clearly when writing and speaking about mathematics. You will also learn how to answer questions in the manner that is expected by the examiner.
Author(s): The Open University

3.1.1 Try some yourself
Scientific calculators are a wonderful invention, but they're only as good as the people who use them. If you often get an unexpected â€“ or ridiculous â€“ result when you press the â€˜enterâ€™ button, this unit is for you. Learn how to do a calculation correctly and get the right answer every time.
Author(s): The Open University

1.2 Rounding whole numbers
Scientific calculators are a wonderful invention, but they're only as good as the people who use them. If you often get an unexpected â€“ or ridiculous â€“ result when you press the â€˜enterâ€™ button, this unit is for you. Learn how to do a calculation correctly and get the right answer every time.
Author(s): The Open University

Texas A&M and UT-Austin: Partners in the Giant Magellan Telescope
Texas A&M University and the University of Texas and are founding partners of the Giant Magellan Telescope. This next-generation giant telescope, still in the planning and fundraising stages, will tackle exciting astronomical mysteries like dark energy, dark matter, and understanding extrasolar planets. For more information about this project, visit http://www.gmto.org
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Stay on Message
In present day interviews, Suzanne Lacy and Leslie Labowitz discuss women's performance art during the late 70's, in the appropriate backdrop of Las Vegas where, in constant media interviews, they stayed on message that violence against women is wrong and that rape is not sex. Edited by Teresa Flores. Supported in part by a Grant from the Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles to Otis College of Art and Design Legacy Integrated Learning Program. Special Thanks to Media Art Services, Suza
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Helen Keller & Anne Sullivan (1928 Newsreel Footage with Open Captions and Audio Description)
This newsreel footage has been described for the blind and captioned for the deaf. Helen Keller's loss of vision and hearing in infancy made comprehension of the outside world next to impossible—or so it seemed. When teacher Anne Sullivan agreed to work with Keller, that world opened up, especially when Keller comprehended the function and purpose of language. Keller and Sullivan appear in this newsreel footage from 1928, in which Sullivan explains and then demonstrates the methodology use
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Soapy Stress
To experience the three types of material stress related to rocks tensional, compressional and shear students break bars of soap using only their hands. They apply force created by the muscles in their own hands to put pressure on the soap, a model for the larger scale, real-world phenomena that forms, shapes and moves the rocks of our planet. They also learn the real-life implications of understanding stress in rocks, both for predicting natural hazards and building safe structures.
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IM an Expert is a publicly available Lync instant messaging question-and-answer service that enables users to find answers to questions by asking other users.  Users can opt-in, and then the service harnesses the database of experts to connect people together via IM.

In Part 2 of this series, Matthew Richardson, researcher at Microsoft, describes the technical details of IM an Expert, as well as the experiences that he and fellow researcher, Ryen White, had while developing a bot u
Author(s): Larry Larsen

16 â€“ 19 avril 2011