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Friendly lessons for lasting insight.

Friendly lessons for lasting insight.
Ratios summarize a scenario with a number, such as “income per day”. Unfortunately, this hides the explanation for how the result came about. For example, look at two businesses: Annie’s Art Gallery sells a single, $1000 piece every dayFrank’s Fish Emporium sells 250 trout at $4/each every day By the numbers, they’re identical $1000/day operations, right? Trig mnemonics like SOH-CAH-TOA focus on computations, not concepts:

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Example 1: The Natural Base Plotted below are two familiar exponential functions: and On the interval shown, we see that 2x begins with a slight head start in value, but 3x quickly outgrows it, overtaking 2x at We also see that the larger the values of each function, the faster they grow. Said geometrically: Both curves are steeper the further up you go. It is interesting to compare the average growth rates of these two functions at different points. Stormia - Live hi-res weather radar map for {city}, United States Forecasted data is based on the HRRR model from NOAA, which is real-time 2 miles resolution, hourly updated, cloud-resolving, convection-allowing atmospheric model, initialized by 2 miles grids with 2 miles radar assimilation. Radar data is assimilated in the HRRR every 15 min over a 1-h period adding further detail to that provided by the hourly data assimilation from the 8 miles radar-enhanced Rapid Refresh. For real-time data we are ingesting radar data every 15 minutes, together with lightning strike measurements and satellite imagery.

The Gervais Principle, Or The Office According to “The Office” My neighbor introduced me to The Office back in 2005. Since then, I’ve watched every episode of both the British and American versions. I’ve watched the show obsessively because I’ve been unable to figure out what makes it so devastatingly effective, and elevates it so far above the likes of Dilbert and Office Space. Until now, that is. Now, after four years, I’ve finally figured the show out. Explore, Play, Discover: Websites & Activities Search form Search Low-cost, teacher-tested activities for the classroom and the curious. Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.PreviousNext Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities, and More Auroras: Paintings in the Sky

How to Ace Calculus: The Art of Doing Well in Technical Courses November 14th, 2008 · 97 comments Tangent Troubles Calculus is easy. Or at least, it can be. Real World Examples of Quadratic Equations An example of a Quadratic Equation: Quadratic equations pop up in many real world situations! Here we have collected some examples for you, and solve each using different methods: Each example follows three general stages: Take the real world description and make some equations Solve! Use your common sense to interpret the results

Fifty psychological and psychiatric terms to avoid: a list of inaccurate, misleading, misused, ambiguous, and logically confused words and phrases “If names be not correct, language is not in accordance with the truth of things.” (Confucius, The Analects) Scientific thinking necessitates clarity, including clarity in writing (Pinker, 2014). In turn, clarity hinges on accuracy in the use of specialized terminology. Clarity is especially critical in such disciplines as psychology and psychiatry, where most phenomena, such as emotions, personality traits, and mental disorders, are “open concepts.”

LimitLaws.html Limit of a Constant Function Let be a constant. Then Example: Suppose that we consider . Study Hacks On Sam Harris and Stephen Fry’s Meditation Debate February 19th, 2019 · 44 comments A few weeks ago, on his podcast, Sam Harris interviewed the actor and comedian Stephen Fry.

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