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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the definition of a real function

  • use the notation for intervals of the real line

  • recognise and use the graphs of the basic functions described in the audio section

  • understand the effect on a graph of translations, scalings, rotations and reflections

  • understand how the shape of a graph of a function features properties of the function such as increasing, decr
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Activity 21

Without using your calculator solve the following calculations.

  • (a) 3 + 5 × 2 = ?

  • (b) 12 − 6 + 6 = ?

  • (c) 6 + (5 +
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Learning from human remains: Seianti's skeleton
How much can we learn from an entombed skeleton? This album introduces Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa, an Etruscan noblewoman whose remains, along with her magnificent painted sarcophagus and life-size model, provide us with an unequalled insight a Roman life around 150 BC. The Etruscans were the original inhabitants of Italy before the Romans, and Seianti’s sarcophagus and skeleton reveal a huge amount about their customs and society, as well as her own health, lifestyle and status. Medical artists
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Greek Theatre
What was it like to go to the theatre nearly 2500 years ago? Greek theatre has survived through the ages as a powerful and influential art form. This album introduces what early Greek theatres looked like and the kind of audience they attracted. Using the Theatre of Dionysus as a starting point, experts discuss the significance of attending the theatre as a civic occasion, associated with the political and cultural achievements of Athens. Through archaeology and analysis of contemporary art form
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Multimodal representations of architectural design knowledge: Interaction between visual and ontolog
This paper presents multimodal representation of architectural design knowledge, where explicit and implicit information are linked. The aim is to develop computational environment that combines several modes of representation. Integration of interactive digital-models library and ontological model of architectural design factors is investigated.
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Exploring iSpot

As well as posting your own observations, it's good to see what other people are observing, and to help them with identifications too. The latest observations are always displayed on the home page, or you can see them listed with more details, or you can see them as a gallery of thumb
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The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends: Beatrix Potter - Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny, Part 3 of 4
Continues the animated story of The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny.  Charming for all ages of animal lovers and Potter fans.  Part 3 of 4.  (6:13)
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1.6.6 Professional bodies and societies

Consider joining a learned society or professional organisation. They can be very useful for conference bulletins as well as in-house publications, often included in the subscription. Don't forget to ask about student rates. Try looking for the websites of learned societies associated with your subject area (e.g. The Royal Society , the Author(s): The Open University

2.1 Making a shortlist of locations

Once a company has decided to relocate it needs to research possible locations.

This section considers locations in terms of size, facilities, communications, population and amenities. You will collect information and work on descriptions, summaries and question forms.

The first step in the relocation process is to make a shortlist of locations that match the organisation's needs. This means considering the advantages and disadvantages of each site. Masito Electronics is consideri
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Weird US Plunges Into Bonne Terre Mine
From the History Channel (produced by KPI) in which they explore the strange subterranean world of a vast flooded lead mine. The Bonne Terre Mine was originally a lead mine, during the late 19th century. Now the mine is open for tours and is also known as a Scuba diving attraction. Video is good quality and has information for students studying these areas of the United States.  
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Oven Repairs Services in Surrey
Oven Repairs Services in Surrey.
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify and describe what is meant by a formal rule and understand the problems associated with rule making

  • understand how formal rules are constructed

  • explain the difference between specific and general rules, and why the difference matters

  • explain what is meant by interpretation and interpretive strategies

  • understand how formal rules are applied.


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2.5 Other aspects of writing

Now we will look at the way Philip and Hansa wrote and presented their essays. Did you find them both easy to read? As regards Philip's, my answer is, ‘yes and no’. It is sometimes easy because he has a fluent way with words. But it is often difficult because he does not use enough punctuation to help us make sense of his words, and because of certain mistakes he makes. I found Hansa's essay easier to read. Her writing is more technically correct and more assured than Philip's. But
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2.4.1 Keeping a Skills File

As you work on your skills development, you are likely to find that you'll need several skill files so that you can keep a helpful frequent record or log of your learning. In this course such a record is called a Skills File. Building up a Skills File as you go along will help you identify the skills you are using and how you are applying them to different tasks. You can also include your own reflective comments on how you think your work is progressing. The activities associated with each ke
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A Room with a View: managing from the top [Audio]
Speaker(s): Yasmin Diamond | Yasmin Diamond reflects on her extensive career in corporate, government and public sector communications to discuss effective female leadership, what makes a good communicator and overcoming cultural differences in the workplace. Join her in conversation with Dr Hyun-Jung Lee. Yasmin Diamond is Executive Vice President of Global Corporate Affairs of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). Before joining IHG, Yasmin was Director of Communications at the Home Office. She
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The Persian Gulf War: Part 4 - Operation Desert Storm
The Persian Gulf War or Gulf War (also known as the mother of all battles August 1990 28 February 1991)[7][8] was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition for...
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Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
Lecture 27
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2.3 Contingent model of accounting change

The totality of the accounting rules in any one country at any one time represents an accumulation of rules that have been brought in over many years (even centuries, in the French case). In remembering that, it becomes clear why the rules are sometimes inconsistent: they have been put together by different people, at different times, and in the face of different circumstances and priorities. It also makes clear why it would be optimistic to expect close comparability between national sets of
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Bach - Brandenburg Concertos No.2 - i: Allegro Moderato
This is a live video of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra playing Bach's "Brandenburg Concertos No.2 - i: Allegro Moderato" in some sort of majestic hall. The picture and sound quality are excellent. Authentic period instrumentation is used. (4:54)
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"Great Composers of Classical Music," Part 1
This video shows the photograph of the composer, the date of birth and death, and the Country they are from. Each composer's most famous piece of music is playing as these facts are on the screen. Some of the composers include Bach, Haydn, and Beethoven.  (10:00)
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