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Introduction

This unit is an adapted extract from the course The molecular world (S205)

This unit will provide you with a detailed understanding of some of the important problems and topics that are being studied by the chemists of today, and of the ways in which associated problems might be solved by chemical methods. But to acquire this understanding you must have a good grasp of fundamental chemic
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1.9 Distance between points in three-dimensional Euclidean space

You saw in Section 1.5 that the distance between two points (x1, y1) and (x2, y2) in the plane is given by Author(s): The Open University

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Boston Pulls 2024 Olympic Bid, Taxpayers Win
Hosting the Olympic Games isn’t as popular as it used to be. This week, Boston cancelled its bid to host the 2024 summer Olympics. The city was forced to cancel the effort in response to opposition to what The Nation called the “debt, displacement, and militarization of public space” that the Olympics brings to every host city. Basically, the taxpayers and citizens of Boston weren’t in the mood to foot the bill for an enormous party for the richest and most powerful speci
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9.97 Introduction to Neuroanatomy (MIT)
This subject will be an intensive introduction to neuroanatomy, involving lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on laboratories, including a brain dissection. The course will not assume any prior knowledge of neuroanatomy, though some general knowledge of brain structures will be helpful.
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2.3 Pie charts

Pie charts are representations that make it easy to compare proportions: in particular, they allow quick identification of very large proportions and very small proportions. They are generally based on large sets of data.

The pie chart below summarises the average weekly expenditure by a sample of families on food and drink. The whole circle represents 100% of the expenditure. The circle is then divided into ‘segments’, and the area of each segment represents a fraction or pe
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The Benefits and Costs of U.S. Environmental Laws
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By the end of this section, you will be able to: Evaluate the benefits and costs of environmental protection Explain the effects of ecotourism […]

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1.3.1 Introduction

The time-series plot is the most frequently used form of graphic design. With one dimension marching along to the regular rhythm of seconds, minute, hours, days, weeks, months, years, centuries, or millennia, the natural ordering of the time scale gives this design a strength and efficiency of interpretation found in no other graphic arrangement.

(Tufte, E. (1983) The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, Gra
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The relationship between the EC and the EU

The words ‘European Economic Community’ (EEC), ‘European Community’ (EC) and ‘European Union’ (EU) have already been used in this unit, and many texts and journal and newspaper articles use them interchangeably. It is important that you are clear on their relationship and what they mean. This unit will always refer to the current position as the EU, but what is the relationship between the EC, the EEC and the EU?

As mentioned earlier, the Maastricht Treaty (1992) established
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3.1 Listening to and taking notes from a telephone call

In this section you practise obtaining information on the phone. You describe a relocation site as part of the more detailed research into the advantages of possible locations.

In the next activity you listen to a telephone call between Steve Vance who works for the Reloc agency and an employee of the Commission for New Towns (CNT), an agency whose task is to promote the development of a number of new towns and provide information for companies that wish to relocate.

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4.1 Preparing

In the preparation phase you should pause before starting a new section of work and think about it as a whole. What needs to be covered? What are the various components of this block of work? What are the learning objectives or outcomes? What will you need to know and be able to do at the end of it? What is required in the assignment?

There are two main activities during this phase, both directly related to your course work and assignment:

  • analysing
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Median of a Trapezoid
In this video students learn the definitions of a trapezoid, an isosceles trapezoid, and the median of a trapezoid. Students also learn the following theorems related to trapezoids. The base angles of an isosceles trapezoid are congruent. The median of a trapezoid is (a) parallel to the bases and (b) has a length equal to the average of the lengths of the bases.

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Worship Service - 3/15/15 - Sarah Howell
Worship service for the Fourth Sunday of Lent with preaching by Rev. Dr. Sarah Howell. Click on a time code below to jump to a particular part of the liturgy. 0:05 Organ Prelude -Vater unser in Himmelreich, BWV 682 (Bach) 17:05 Opening Procession Hymn 417 - O For a Heart to Praise My God 22:40 Old Testament Lesson——Exodus 20.1–17 25:00 Brass Ensemble 28:50 New Testament Lesson—2 Corinthians 12:1–10 31:04 Gradual hymn 168 - At the Name of Jesus 32:55 Gospel Lesson———John 2.
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3.1 Overview

The Tay Bridge disaster came towards the end of a period of intense development of the railway system in the UK. The bridge had materials that were well known. Cast iron was used for the columns and wrought iron for the trussed girders.

The construction of the bridge was, at the time, the largest single engineering project in Britain, the Tay estuary being about two miles wide near Dundee, and the bridge was the longest in the world.

In the shallower approaches in the estuary, con
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The Rise and Fall of The Mongol Empire
The video is 2:50 minutes long and provides the history of the rise and fall of the Mongol Empire, one of the largest empires in the history of the world. Once Genghis Khan was made ruler of all Mongols in 1206, the Mongols quickly expanded into Europe and Asia. Statistics include how violent these people were and how the soldiers started as youngsters. A good overview.


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Journeys Through Sociology: Elena Zdravomyslova
In this interview Dr. Elena Zdravomyslova (European University at St. Petersburg) discusses the intersection of her own biography and the development of Soviet and later Post Soviet sociology. She also talks about the challenges of building Gender Studies and supporting qualitative research efforts in Russia. This is part of a series of interviews with the 22 members of the Executive Committee of the International Sociological Association (ISA). The interviews can be found at the ISA website:
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Want to improve your professionalism and effectiveness in the workplace? This album explains how to develop reflective skills and improve leadership techniques. With an emphasis on interpersonal communication, teaching methods and customer care, it’s relevant to those instructing, coaching or managing others in a range of sport and fitness settings. The eight video tracks on this album follow professionals working in a gym, a sports college and an ice-rink. They demonstrate how to encourage mo
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Babbage: The rise of the drone-selfie
Google makes its core machine-learning system, TensorFlow, open-source and the Flying Robot International Film Festival kicks off in San Francisco
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