Clothes, Sizing and Obesity
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Introduction

This course introduces the topic of differential equations. The subject is developed without assuming that you have come across it before, but it is taken for granted that you have a basic grounding in calculus. In particular, you will need to have a good grasp of the basic rules for differentiation and integration.

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3.2 Multiplying and dividing

To multiply and divide by 10, 100, 1000, etc., write the digits in their place value columns. To multiply, move the digits to the left (replacing the numbers on the right with zeros) and to divide move them to the right (putting in a decimal point, and any zeros necessary for the place value).

Multiplication and division by whole numbers in general can be carried out by combining this technique with a knowledge of the multiplication tables up to 10.

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Units in action

Example 7

Imagine a friend is planning a new kitchen in her house. In the kitchen showroom she noticed that the measurements of most of the kitchen units were given in millimetres. One worktop, for instance, is 575 mm deep. What units should she use to measure the large room in the
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2.1 Which units to use

It is important to choose appropriate units, both to have a sense of the size you are talking about and also to avoid having to deal with very large or very small numbers.

For example using the UK decimal system, where £1 = 100p (one pound is equivalent to 100 pence), you would probably use pence for prices less than a pound: 50p rather than £0.50 and pounds for larger amounts, e.g. £2.50 instead of 250p.

For distance, mass and liquid measures, the metric system of units
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1 Contour lines on a map show all the points at a given height above sea level. The lines are drawn for each height at 50-metre intervals, and points below sea level are shown by negative heights. The diagram below shows a peak with six suc
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3.1.1 Inserting half-twists

We can insert half-twists into a paper surface whenever a piece of the surface is homeomorphic to a rectangle ABCD with the following properties:

the edges AB and CD of the rectangle map to distinct parts of the boundary of the surface, and the edges BC and DA of the rectangle map to non-boundary points of the surface.

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3.2.2 The protection of intellectual property: the costs of TRIPS

Apart from the internal redistribution of income resulting from greater exposure to the world economy, the effects of one of the UR agreements in particular have achieved a certain notoriety because the agreement clearly imposes huge costs on farmers and consumers in developing countries, to the benefit of corporations in developed countries. This is the agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), which strengthens international rules governing patents, tradema
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8.3.1 Fluorine-based etching of silicon

Given the noxious chemistry needed to etch silicon with a liquid, it is perhaps surprising that a gas can do the job at all. However, both xenon fluoride (XeF2) and chlorine trifluoride (ClF3) gases have been used successfully for just this purpose. Each acts as a source of fluorine atoms, which are just barely bound together into molecules and are easily rearranged around silicon atoms with which they form strong bonds, turning them into inert SiF4 gas. These
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8.4 Hinduism in eastern India: religion in Calcutta

The Hinduism of Bengal, as in other regions of India with their own languages and distinctive historical traditions, has absorbed and retained many local elements which make it peculiarly the Hinduism of Bengal. The city of Calcutta has exerted its own considerable influence upon the surrounding region. Calcutta, the capital of West Bengal, was founded in 1690 originally as a British trading post on the Hugli, a stretch of the Ganges (or Ganga), a river sacred to Hindus (see Author(s): The Open University

4 Structure of the assessment courses

This key skills assessment course does not have specific questions with word limits and no statements indicating you include, say, an essay or a report. Instead, as you tackle the course you need to ask yourself ‘Which pieces of work show my skills and capabilities to best advantage?’ When you have identified and selected evidence of your skills, you must then relate this evidence directly to the criteria.

This method of building a portfolio is based not on providing right or wrong
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3 Key skills assessment courses

This section gives advice and guidance to help you compile and present a portfolio of selected work. You are strongly advised to read through this section so that you have an idea of what is expected.

The key skills assessment courses provide an opportunity for you to integrate your development of key skills with your work or study. You may choose to concentrate on skills that you need to develop and improve for your job, for a new course, or personally to help you keep abreast of new d
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John Ralston Saul on what defines Canada as a nation
John Ralson Saul argues that Canada is a Metis nation, critically influenced and shaped by aboriginal ideas.
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Margaret MacMillan on her book Paris 1919
The author of Paris 1919, Margaret MacMillan, delivers her 2003 lecture Making Peace is Harder than Making War.
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Chris Lintott on The Galaxy Zoo
Chris Lintott of the University of Oxford discusses The Galaxy Zoo, an internet-based program for enlisting the help of amateur astronomers in cataloguing other galaxies.
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Music and Text Generation "in the style of" (Vidéo)

Style modeling is becoming an area of research in itself in Artificial Intelligence, due to the increasing needs for content generation application. I will present some results obtained in the ERC funded Flow-Machines projects, in which we attempt to capture, model, and exploit "style" at various levels of the musical ...
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Elizabeth Norton, Ph.D.: Using simultaneous EEG-fMRI to characterize human face processing in space
A key feature of the human social brain is its specialized ability to process faces. EEG and fMRI brain imaging studies have yielded conflicting results about whether the brain's response to faces is qualitatively or quantitatively different in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Here, I present data from a study using simultaneous EEG-fMRI to relate the EEG/ERP time course of face processing to the associated fMRI activation in adults with and without ASD. This approach is novel
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Onderwerp en persoonsvorm aanduiden in een zin
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Leerlingen duiden in een aantal zinnen het onderwerp en de persoonsvorm aan.


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