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 What's Special About This Number? is the number of planar partitions of 10. is the number of planar partitions of 11. is the number of planar partitions of 12. www.stetson.edu /~efriedma/numbers.html   (7473 words)

 8 (number) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia It is a composite number, its proper divisors being 1, 2, and 4. The number 8 is involved with a number of interesting mathematical phenomena related to the notion of Bott periodicity. In Christianity, it is allegoric to christ's sacrifice on the cross and is the number of Beatitudes. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/8_(number)   (1803 words)

 Number Systems The binary number system is refered to as base-2 and is used in computer technology because of the compact and reliable manner in which data can be represented with two states--such as "on-off" or "open-closed". Binary was devised by themathematician/philosohper, Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibnitz in 1679. The decimal number 83 is equal to the binary number, "1010011". www.mtsu.edu /~jakins/4190/4190numbers.html   (998 words)

 Number 8 As Crownâ€™s flagship modern Australian restaurant, Number 8 restaurant and wine bar is committed to serving the finest local and seasonal produce prepared in a stylish yet simple manner. A highlight of Number 8 restaurant and wine bar is its extensive winelist of 888 wines, which has won numerous awards including two glasses in Wine Spectator Awards (USA) and three glasses in the prestigious Australian Tucker Seabrook Awards. Number 8 is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. www.number8atcrown.com.au   (129 words)

 Number Systems and Representation Other number systems, notably hexadecimal (base 16) and, to a lesser degree, octal (base 8) are also used in the study and programming of computers, but only because they provide a more compact notation for representing binary values. The number of bits needed to count n items or represent n states is the smallest power of 2 that is equal to or greater than n. Numbers that are bigger than 1 byte are stored in memory from low address to high address with the least significant bytes at the low addresses. www.mhuffman.com /notes/numbers/numrep.htm   (2761 words)

 Number 8 As number 8 has become ingrained in our family's sports wear, we pattern match with the rest of the world. Willie Stargell, number 8 on the Pirates, was my first sports hero, and I've worn number 8 at every opportunity for three and a half decades since. He got to pick his own jersey number for the first time, and for a year and a half, he's been number 8 as well. number8.mlblogs.com   (1395 words)

 8 (number) - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03) It is believed that this rebellious nature was the catalyst in 8's collusion with 7 to kill and cannibalize her neighbor, 9. Though most people are taught that 7 is the instigator of the crime, there is a newer theory that casts 8 in the role of Svengali, masterminding an intricate plot to retain her place as the largest number. Though unsuccessful in her bid to stay atop the number line, her sociopathic tendencies caught the eye of a young Satan, who took her to be the first Number of the Beast. uncyclopedia.org /wiki/8_(number)   (481 words)

 Rugby union positions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Individual players' positions are made clear by the number they wear, as this generally indicates their role on the pitch(unless they are a substitute or have switched position during the match). Number eight is the only position that does not have a specific name and is simply referred to as 'the number eight'. The number 8 is the position where the ball enters the backline from the scrum and hence both fly half and inside centre take their role from the number 8 who as the hindmost player in the scrum can elect to pick and run with the ball like a back. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rugby_union_positions   (3518 words)

 Numbers: number 8 The amount of cloud in the sky is measured in oktas on a scale from zero to eight. 8 oktas means the sky is totally clouded and totally clear sky measures 0 oktas. For example, a line can join the numbers 5 and 8, because they are not adjacent, but the numbers 3 and 4 must not be connected by a line. richardphillips.org.uk /number/Num8.htm   (503 words)

 Palindromic number - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia It is fairly straightforward to appreciate that in any base there are infinitely many palindromic numbers, since in any base the infinite sequence of numbers written (in that base) as 101, 1001, 10001, etc. (in which the nth number is a 1, followed by n zeroes, followed by a 1) consists of palindromic numbers only. Although palindromic numbers are most often considered in the decimal system, the concept of palindromicity can be applied to the natural numbers in any numeral system. All numbers in base 10 with one digit {0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9} are palindromic ones. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Palindromic_number   (745 words)

 Geometry in Art & Architecture Unit 8 By the Middle Ages numbers had acquired a metaphysical significance of their own, and were thought to be endowed with occult power. The number four relates to the cross, with its four extremeties, and to the square with its four sides. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six. www.dartmouth.edu /~matc/math5.geometry/unit8/unit8.html   (2373 words)

 Chinese Numbers The Chinese Number Conversion Perl module used above to convert between Chinese character numbers and Arabic numbers is available for download. The number at the end of the pinyin indicates the tone. When a zero occurs in the number (except at the end), you need to say "zero", but only once for two or more consecutive zeroes. www.mandarintools.com /numbers.html   (652 words)

 Current Issues in Education: Volume 8 Number 16 8) indicates that these children are also subjected to harassment and violence because of their parents’ sexual orientation. Of that number, 26 percent identified as homosexual, 24 percent as bisexual/questioning, and 50 percent as heterosexual. Only a small number of this population was unsure of their sexual orientation. cie.asu.edu /volume8/number16/index.html   (4626 words)

 LAKERS: Behind the Numbers | Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant’s famous number 8 jersey has long been one of the NBA’s top selling jerseys over the years, but Bryant has not always worn the number. That number was already previously retired after being worn by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Kobe chose the number 8 because his uniform number as a high schooler at the ADIDAS ABCD Camp was 143 (1+4+3=8), but the number switch was easy. www.nba.com /lakers/news/behind_the_numbers.html   (192 words)

 A Pragmatic Report on IPv4 Address Space Consumption-The Internet Protocol Journal - Volume 8, Number 3 - Cisco Systems The graph in Figure 8 provides the exhaustion perspective, showing the entire address pool from the publication of IP Version 4 [11] (note that data prior to 1995 is accurate as to where it was allocated, but with very coarse granularity as to exactly when). In particular, his comment about 5 to 8 /8s per year is based on the delayed public use data that will eventually catch up with the fact that IANA has allocated 13 /8s just since the beginning of 2005. Getting back a whole /8 would logistically take several years, and then at that point on the curve the result would be about a week of run rate. www.cisco.com /en/US/about/ac123/ac147/archived_issues/ipj_8-3/ipv4.html   (6687 words)

 Chapter 3 - Number Systems The number 280 (base 10) is larger than the maximum 8-bit number; this results in a carry beyond 8 bits in the binary representation and a carry beyond two digits in the hexadecimal representation. Odometer numbers are useful for both addition and subtraction (complements) of signed numbers. This result, from adding two positive numbers in the number system, results in \$9000, which is larger than \$7FFF, the largest allowed positive number. www.case.edu /cse/eeap/282/03_number_systems.html   (1100 words)

 Numbers: number 9 Over the years, the number of pins used for bowling has varied from as few as three to as many as 17. This is the same as asking whether a number is in the `9 times table'. If the single digit is a 3, 6 or 9, then the original number was divisible by 3. richardphillips.org.uk /number/Num9.htm   (631 words)

 BC Education - Mathematics 8 - Number (Number Concepts) The development of students' number sense requires that they incorporate new types of numbers, including common fractions, integers, and whole numbers, into their understanding of the number system. Ask students to represent the same number (e.g., 5) in as many ways as possible (e.g., ratio, fraction, percent, decimal). As each group presents their number lines to the class, have them justify the placement of each number. www.bced.gov.bc.ca /irp/math89/ma8nnc.htm   (461 words)

 Spoke 8 - Chet - Symbolic Meaning of the Number Eight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03) Books 8 (Ruth) and 22 (Song of Solomon) are deeply integrated on the idea of Marriage, which is the ultimate biblical symbol of our entrance into God's Covenant and the ultimate outworking of His Covenant when Christ receives His Bride. Et The Number 401 also coincides with the value of the name of Isaiah, the one book in the Bible that is an image of the Bible within the Bible, complete from Aleph to Tav (cf. The Number 8 integrates with the Number 66 - the value of the Wheel (Galgal) - to yield the Key to the Bible, as revealed in Isaiah 22. www.biblewheel.com /Wheel/Spokes/Chet_Eight.asp   (2249 words)

 MERIA Journal Volume 8 Number 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03) With all this in mind, it is easy to understand why Israelis panicked as Saddam fired 39 Scuds at the country only eight months after his overt threat, and why that crisis caused the country to begin investing enormous sums to counter such a threat in the future. These numbers were used by various military and media sources throughout the years, and many given again by Hans Blix (former UNMOVIC chairman) in his report to the U.N. Security Council on Iraq, January 27, 2003. While Raytheon (the Patriot's manufacturer) continued to maintain that the system was highly effective, and cited classified (and thus unchallengeable) Army assessments as proof, these assessments were in large part based on ground damage assessments that were not coordinated and frequently relied on interviews with Saudi nationals to determine the extent of the damage. meria.idc.ac.il /journal/2004/issue3/jv8n3a4.html   (11230 words)

 Number Systems All modern "positional" number systems are based on the same mathematical properties. In looking at the decimal number system we note that there are 10 unique symbols more often known as digits. There are three similar positional number systems that are used in modern computing today. instruction.blackhawk.tec.wi.us /jbellman/number_systems.htm   (206 words)

 NTLC Between the Lines Volume 8, Number 3, 1999 The first factor, used by all of the felony DUI states, is the number of prior DUI convictions at the time of the offense. The number required to raise a DUI to a felony ranges from the second to the fifth conviction, with the majority of states setting the limit at the third or fourth DUI conviction. The second factor, required by thirty states, is the DUI offender must have a specific number of prior convictions within a certain period of years before the current DUI conviction will be a felony. www.ndaa-apri.org /publications/newsletters/between_lines_volume_8_number_3_1999.html   (1253 words)

 MERIA Journal Volume 8 Number 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03) The desertion or collusion with insurgents of large numbers of Iraqi soldiers and police during disturbances in central Iraq during the spring of 2004 reinforced this pressing need. In any given locality, a number of commanders and patrolmen have either continued in place or returned to the job, either with or without coalition-provided re-training. Numbers of fresh recruits as well as returning veterans also attend an eight-week Police Academy, either in Baghdad or Jordan. meria.idc.ac.il /journal/2004/issue3/jv8n3a2.html   (7593 words)

 8½ (1963)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03) The other user comments here (as well as many professional reviews) show how difficult it is to discuss this film briefly, so I don't think I'm going to try. I would only say that, like other films that push at the boundaries of cinematic greatness--`Citizen Kane,' `Nashville,' and `Brazil' are three others that come to mind--it isn't really possible to place `8 ½' in any simple category. It is a comedy and a tragedy, a satire and a celebration, a movie about love and about the lack of it, a movie about making art and a movie about living, an autobiography and the most challenging kind of fiction, a masterpiece of style and a movie that's really about something. www.imdb.com /title/tt0056801   (380 words)

 Current Issues in Education: Volume 8 Number 8 At that point, each transcript was read in detail and number codes were assigned to statements in the interview transcripts. Additionally, there was an increase in the number of teachers reporting students doing individual seatwork on at least a weekly basis. The pre and post survey of teachers also indicated considerable change in their attitudes about tests with a 15% increase in the number of teachers considering assessment as being more than a test for a grade and 22% fewer supporting the value of a test for assessment purposes only (Table 5). cie.asu.edu /volume8/number8/index.html   (5702 words)

 Mathematics Number Sense Grade 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03) Write an essay explaining why irrationals are important members of the number family. Find 2 different square roots that are irrational numbers, but whose product is a rational number. The numbers 4, 12 and 24 are all factors of a number (n). www.mec.edu /wachusett/mathematicsnumbersgrade8.htm   (980 words)

 Ray Tracing News, Volume 8, Number 1 Now, since the pattern is repeated a number of times, once defocussed, your left eye and right eye can move over the entire image and continue to be in sync. There's also a limit to the number of levels of depth in the basic algorithm, making the 3D object look like it was terraced for farming by miniature Southeast Asian farmers. Their number is (206) 750-0042 and Email is Animmaster@aol.com. www.acm.org /pubs/tog/resources/RTNews/html/rtnv8n1.html   (12061 words)

 Number Ducks #8 This a premium quality canvas that uses a numbering system to identify specific weights. The lower the canvas number the heavier the weight per square yard. #8 Duck - Width 36"-144" (3ft - 12ft) - Approx. www.textilesforyou.com /number8.html   (103 words)

 Question 11.9.12: Symbols: What is the significance of the number 8?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03) If 7 is completion, and the 7th is Shabbos, the sanctity inherent in the world, 8 is "beyond nature" and going beyond the world. Similarly the symbolism of the number seven in the Menora, in the Temple, in the Mussaf offerings, in the sprinklings of the blood on Yom Kippur, in the Festivals of Pessach and Succoth, in Sabbath, Schmita, Tumma etc. etc. The symbolism of the number eight: starting afresh on a higher level, an octave higher. www.faqs.org /faqs/judaism/FAQ/05-Worship/section-89.html   (458 words)

 Volume 8 Number 1, November 1992 The group agreed that multicultural mathematics should not be taught as a form of mathematical oddity, or as a relief from the real mathematics of the curriculum. Topics such as symmetry and its application in a variety of cultures, the development of number in various cultures, were cited as examples that could be integrated into the regular curriculum. A number of issues affecting outcomes were noted including racism, conflicting values and the role of parents. web.nmsu.edu /~pscott/isgem81.htm   (5493 words)

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