In Section 2.2 you saw that direct proportion described relationships between two quantities, where as one increased, so did the other. Sometimes as one quantity increases the other decreases instead of increasing. This is called indirect proportion. Team tasks are often an example of this. The tim
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Diary Assisted Food Recall Interview: Training Video
The "Diary Assisted Food Recall Interview: Training Video" is designed for interviewers who will be conducting diary assisted recall interviews with children in grades 4-6. The video elaborates on the multiple pass approach, and also provides instruction on how to conduct an interview with a participant who does not have a diary, or who has an incomplete diary. The video includes an overview of commonly used tools and resources in a food model kit to best obtain an estimate of what and how much
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At present, regional government in England is divided between local government and central government agencies. Eight English regions have a tripartite structure with responsibilities and powers divided in each region between the Government Office for the region (GO), the Regional Development Agency (RDA) and the Regional Chamber (most of which have now renamed themselves Regional Assemblies).

The Labour government established Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) in April 1999. The role
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This free course provided an introduction to studying Mathematics & Statistics. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance, and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.

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The probabilities described in Section 2.3 and Section 2.4 related to the outcomes of a single process, such as repeatedly tossing one coin
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One of the characteristics of ‘good’ information is that it should be balanced and present both sides of an argument or issue. This way the reader is left to weigh up the evidence and make a decision. In reality, we recognise that no information is truly objective.

This means that the onus is on you, the reader, to develop a critical awareness of the positions represented in what you read, and to take account of this when you interpret the information. In some cases, authors may
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Chancellor to graduates: ‘Lift others up’
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos mined his family's history to make his point to the Class of 2016 at Commencement ceremonies.
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New challenges of reporting on government
Christopher Cook, FT education correspondent, gives a talk for the RISJ seminar series.
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Christopher et al. (1991) developed a complementary model to Piercy's. Based on the idea of stakeholders, the ‘six market model’ of relationship management works equally well in either a commercial or non-profit setting. I have combined the Piercy and Christopher et al. models in the following table to illustrate some of the critical issues in the key relationships that organisations need to address.

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All the Fun of the Fair
There is nothing quite like the thrill of a ride at the fair. But what is it that creates the thrills - making people actually enjoy the experience of being thrown around? The tracks in this Collection look at the circular motion of 4 fairground rides, and focuses in on 'The Hellraiser', mathematically modelling the forces at work. This material makes up part of The Open University course MST209 Mathematical methods and modelsAuthor(s): The iTunes U team