The Real Numbers
This lesson was the second place winner in the 2012 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge.The lesson has the following objectives: AState the integer that corresponds to a real-world situation.BGraph rational numbers on the number line.CConvert from fraction notation for a rational number to decimal notation.DDetermine which of two real numbers is greater and indicate which, using < or >.EFind the absolute value of a real number.FIdentify numbers that are members of the Real Number System.
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Reasoned responses to religion could take many forms. It was rare for writers to profess outright atheism; even in those cases where we may suspect authors of holding this view, censorship laws made their public expression unlawful. These laws were particularly stringent in France. In many cases reasoned critique was applied to the practices of institutional religion, such as the corruption of the clergy or the rituals of worship, rather than to more fundamental matters of doctrine or faith.
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International Norm Change: outlawry of war in the interwar years [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Hatsue Shinohara | This lecture will examine the transformation of international law in interwar years, and why international norm change concerning the legal status of war was accomplished. Hatsue Shinohara is Professor of International Relations at the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies (GSAPS), Waseda University. Her research focuses on the history of international law, the disciplinary history of IR, and the League of Nations. Christopher Hughes is Professor of Int
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One of the main features of a straight-line graph is that the line has a constant slope. The gradient of the slope is numerically equal to the constant of proportionality. For a 1 : 25 000 map, the constant of proportionality between ground distances in kilometres and map distances in centimetres is 0.25 km per cm. So the gradient of the corresponding graph is 0.25.

A similar relationship holds for a 1 : 50 000 map. In this case, 1 cm on the map corresponds to 0.5 km on the ground, so t
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To be able to search a website like Lakeland's requires not only a web server but a database server. Like a web server, a database server is a computer that responds to requests from other computers. Its task is to find and extract data from a database.

The web and database servers form part of a distributed system. This means that separate computers exchange data and information across a network (in this case the internet) to produce results for a user. For
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We have all experienced that momentary feeling of lightness when an elevator begins its downward motion. It is almost as if our weight had suddenly been reduced or, conceivably, that the pull of the Earth's gravity had decreased for a moment. But imagine what it would be like if the lift cable had suddenly snapped and the lift, with you in it, had plummeted downward. Apart from stark terror, what else do you think you would experience during your fall? What would the physical experience
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The Lincoln Penny and the Money Museum
MEET ME AT THE CORNER takes you on a virtual field trip to Colorado Springs, Colorado Â  Â to visit the Money Museum. Our young host Amanda Â learn about the history of money, coin collecting and the new Lincoln penny.

MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids (www.meetmeatthecorner.org) has links to fun websites about this topic and a Learning Corner of questions and extended activities for each episode. Â New shows are uploaded every two weeks.

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8.1 Hinduism as a ‘religion’

India's population includes followers of many religions and many people who have rejected religion in any form. The modern Republic of India has a secular constitution (one which guarantees the religious freedom of all but does not give a privileged position to any one religion) but a population which overwhelmingly identifies itself as Hindu. More than eighty per cent of India's population are Hindus, practitioners of what is now widely referred to as the religion of Hinduism. Historically,
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TALAT Lecture 3202: The Liquid Metal
This lecture provides an introduction to factors affecting the quality of molten aluminium. Basic knowledge of foundry practice is assumed. The student should be able to appreciate the differences between good and bad melting practices in a foundry.
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Dieren in de winter

Tijdens deze les ontdekken leerlingen hoe dieren zich voorbereiden op de winter. Zo leren ze o.a. dat dieren een wintervacht krijgen en dat sommige dieren een winterslaap houden. De les wordt afgerond met een memory en en quiz.

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Over 99.9% of the energy available at the Earth's surface comes from the Sun. Solar energy emanates from a vast nuc
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2.3 Towards a theory of parallel processing

When people are asked to guess about masked material, they are commonly able to provide some information, but it often lacks detail. For example, if participants in a Sperling-type experiment have recalled three letters, but are pressed for more, then they can often provide one or two. However, they generally do not know information such as whereabouts in the display the letters occurred, or what colour they were. These, of course, are exactly the kinds of detail that can be used to select it
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6.092 Introduction to Programming in Java (MIT)
This course is an introduction to software engineering, using the Java™ programming language. It covers concepts useful to 6.005. Students will learn the fundamentals of Java. The focus is on developing high quality, working software that solves real problems. The course is designed for students with some programming experience, but if you have none and are motivated you will do fine. Students who have taken 6.005 should not take this course. Each class is composed of one hour of lecture a

7 The jury

The jury system has existed in Britain since the eleventh century, although its functions have changed over the centuries. The first juries very often acted as witnesses reporting on events they knew about. Modern juries should know as little as possible about the case before the trial and are mainly used in criminal trials in the Crown Court. Their role in the Crown Court is to listen to the evidence and decide the guilt or innocence of the accused based on the facts presented to them. They
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Giddy Up!
Get students moving with his video for students for kindergarten through third grade. The exercises do not take up too much floor space and students can do the exercises at their desks. The music featured is fast-paced country music. (04:53)
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1.5.2 Ways of organising yourself

How do you organise yourself?

## Activity

Make a note of how you organise your:

• emails

• internet bookmarks or favorites

• computer files

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4.1 Unit themes and social work values

The next activity asks you to consider the relationship between the unit themes and value requirements for social care workers set out below.

### Activity 4 Unit themes and social work values

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Introduction

The course that follows presents two sections from different parts of the Maths for Science teaching text - a course designed to help OU students acquire the knowledge and skills to tackle the mathematical aspects of science courses they are likely to go on to study. The first (Section 1), covering the first six of the learning outcomes, is about measurement. Observation, measurement and the recording of data are central activities in science. Whether measurements are made using simple inst
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Some thoughts on car parking
Peter Guest (former president British Parking Association) talks on 'Some thoughts on car parking' as part of the OxTran Seminar Series at the TSU in 2009. Please note: Peter's views do not represent those of the British Parking Association.
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