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Topic: Division (mathematics)

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  Division (mathematics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In mathematics, especially in elementary arithmetic, division is an arithmetic operation which is the inverse of multiplication.
The obelus is also used alone to represent the division operation itself, as for instance as a label on a key of a calculator.
Division can be calculated with an abacus by repeatedly placing the dividend on the abacus, and then subtracting the divisor the offset of each digit in the result, counting the number of divisions possible at each offset.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Division_(mathematics)   (1078 words)

 AllRefer.com - division, in mathematics (Mathematics) - Encyclopedia
Division may be indicated by the symbol ÷, as in 15 ÷ 3, or simply by a fraction, 15/3.
A division in which the divisor b is larger than the dividend a is simply indicated by the fraction a/b, with no actual operation being carried out.
The division of a by b is equivalent to the multiplication of a by the multiplicative inverse of b, i.e., a ÷ b = a • (1/b) = a • b
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/D/divis-mth.html   (363 words)

 1998-99 UCI Mathematics Catalogue
Mathematics 1A and 1B are equivalent to Mathematics 1 and may not be taken if the student has passed Mathematics 1.
Prerequisites: Mathematics 120A, 130A, 133A-B, and 121A-B or consent of instructor.
Prerequisites: Mathematics 230A and 141A-B, or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
www.math.uci.edu /ps.6.html   (2997 words)

 Science and Mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Division of Science and Mathematics includes the disciplines of mathematics, with its abstract beauty and its practical applications; the natural sciences of physics, chemistry, and biology, which strive to understand the natural world; and computer science, which is opening up vast new ways of knowing.
The Division of Science and Mathematics strives to promote scientific, mathematical, and computer literacy emphasizing the process, content, and interdisciplinary nature of these disciplines, to develop critical thinking skills, to enhance verbal and written communication abilities, to encourage reasoned debate on scientific and technological issues, and to instill civic responsibility.
Graduates in mathematics, the natural sciences, and computer science will have the foundations necessary to be competitive in the 21st century, whether in the work force, or in quality graduate and professional programs, including those in the health care fields.
www.bsc.edu /academics/science/index.htm   (305 words)

 Division of Applied Mathematics - Overview of the Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Division of Applied Mathematics is one of the most prominent departments of the University, and one of the oldest and strongest of its type in the country.
Faculty and students from the Division of Applied Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, and Division of Engineering with common interests in the theory and applications of nonlinear analysis are brought together through the activities of the center.
Mathematical techniques are developed and applied in a broad range of fields, including continuum mechanics, mathematical biology, nonlinear optics, economics and finance, oceanography, celestial mechanics, fluids and astrophysics.
www.dam.brown.edu /dam_overview.html   (3091 words)

 Graduate and Undergraduate Catalog - Mathematics and Statistics - Programs
Elective upper division mathematics courses are available which meet the needs of students preparing for a variety of goals, including careers in industry and government, secondary teaching, and graduate study.
A bachelor’s degree in mathematics or mathematics education, or a bachelor’s degree with at least 24 upper division units in mathematics from an accredited college or university.
Pass one comprehensive written examination in mathematics education or in one area of pure and applied mathematics and complete a project in mathematics education (MTED 697), subject to the approval of the Mathematics Education Committee of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
www.csulb.edu /divisions/aa/catalog/06-07/depts/math/programs   (2834 words)

 Applied Mathematics Department - Brown University
The Division of Applied Mathematics at Brown University is one of the most prominent departments at Brown, and is also one of the oldest and strongest of its type in the country.
The Division of Applied Mathematics is a world renowned center of research activity in a wide spectrum of traditional and modern mathematics.
It explores the connections between mathematics and its applications at both the research and educational levels.
www.dam.brown.edu   (212 words)

 Division - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Division (mathematics), a binary operation that serves as the inverse of multiplication
Division (organisation), a subsidiary of a larger organisation
Division (botany), a classification of plants (the botanical counterpart to zoology's phylum)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Division   (305 words)

 Mathematics Degree Requirements - math.umn.edu
We have well-defined tracks in: mathematics applicable to industry and the biological sciences, mathematics applicable to computer science, mathematics useful in actuarial practice, and mathematics necessary for certification as a secondary mathematics teacher.
There are also specializations in industrial mathematics and mathematical biology, and a track that is designed as an optimal preparation for graduate study in mathematics.
A minor in Mathematics consists of the standard five-part freshman-sophomore sequence (including Math 2283 or 3283) or the four-part honors sequence, and two courses at the 4xxx/5xxx level.
www.math.umn.edu /undergrad/degree_requirements   (3075 words)

 MCS home page
Mathematical, Information, and Computational Sciences Division, Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy.
MCS Division researchers will present numerous demonstrations in the Argonne booth at SC06, the world's premier conference on advanced networking and computing.
Projects in the division range from algorithm development and software design in core areas such as optimization, to exploration of new technologies such as distributed (Grid) computing and bioinformatics, to numerical simulations in challenging areas such as climate modeling.
www.mcs.anl.gov   (369 words)

The Mathematics Division educates students in the mathematics necessary to function in an increasingly diverse, complex and global society.
The division provides opportunities for students to master a body of knowledge and technical skills from the discipline of mathematics as they develop enhanced communication skills and mathematical habits of the mind.
The division contributes to General Education by enhancing student ability to analyze, discuss, and use quantitative information, demonstrate a reasonable level of facility in mathematical problem solving and recognize connections between mathematics and other disciplines.
www.wscc.cc.tn.us /math/default.asp   (228 words)

 Division of Mathematics Learning and Teaching
The mathematics education reform movement is built on very different ideas about the nature of learning, teaching, and, indeed, mathematics itself, than the views that have prevailed in American schooling for many years.
Drawing from theories of cognitive development, the paper focuses on three components of the change process: (1) qualitative reorganizations of understanding; (2) orderly progression of changes; and (3) the contexts and mechanisms by which transitions are effected; and suggests a fourth component-individual motivational and dispositional factors.
The goal is to engage teachers in a process of inquiry--into mathematics; into learning mathematics; into students' mathematical thinking, in general, and the thinking of one's own students, in particular.
www2.edc.org /MLT/publications_list.asp   (3555 words)

 Clarkson University - Division of Mathematics & Computer Science
The Division of Mathematics and Computer Science consists of the two departments with a shared administrative structure.
Minimum requirements for the assistant professor level are a Ph.D. in mathematics by the date of appointment, demonstrated excellence in both research potential and teaching ability, and fluency in English.
The Division of Mathematics and Computer Science (www.clarkson.edu/mcs) invites applications for a tenure-track Associate or Assistant Professor in Statistics starting in August 2007.
www.clarkson.edu /mcs   (446 words)

 School:Mathematics - Wikiversity
Though it has a wealth of applications, Mathematics is also a science, and an art, in its own right.
Like other sciences, Mathematics is useful, but, just like other forms of art, Mathematics is beautiful, in its own unique way.
Division of Computer Science - this division is for study of the mathematical aspects of computer science
en.wikiversity.org /wiki/School:Mathematics   (494 words)

 UVI Science and Math Division
The UVI Science and Mathematics Division offers both Bachelors of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees: the B.S. programs are strongly concentrated in the sciences, while the B.A. programs offer a broader liberal arts emphasis.
At UVI Science and Mathematics Division, student research with faculty is encouraged through several different programs, such as the Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology programs (SMET Scholarship Application) and Emerging Caribbean Scientist Program.
The faculty of UVI Science and Mathematics Division is highly dedicated group of individuals very active in teaching and in research.
www.uvi.edu /SandM/placehol.htm   (2158 words)

 Mathematics - Davis Wiki
A Mathematics ArXiv front and the Journal of Mathematical Physics are also run from within the department.
The tracks are "Preparation for Graduate Study in Mathematics", "Computational and Applied Mathematics", "Mathematics for Secondary Teaching", and "General Mathematics." Basically, if you want to go to graduate school for Mathematics (or something very close, such as Theoretical Physics), then the Grad-track is the only track you should consider.
Then the instructor must also use this class to prepare advancing students for material in upper division mathematics courses, and must focus a lot on vector spaces, change of basis, and linear operators (with their eigenvalues, eigenvectors).
daviswiki.org /Mathematics   (4520 words)

Students must submit an individual plan for approval in advance by a mathematics department adviser, and all subsequent changes in the plan must be approved by a mathematics department adviser.
Graduates of this program will be mathematically oriented computer scientists who have specialized in the mathematical aspects and foundations of computer science or in the computer applications of mathematics.
Candidates should have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in mathematics or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education or the equivalent.
www.ucsd.edu /catalog/0506/curric/MATH.html   (4153 words)

 UCLA Department of Mathematics
For instance, the mathematics courses required for the Bachelor of Science in General Chemistry are Math 31AB, Math 32A, and Math 33A.
The largest is the course Math 2, which is aimed at students in the social sciences with a modest background in mathematics.
For mathematics students, the main bridge between lower division and upper division mathematics is the course in linear algebra, Math 115A.
www.math.ucla.edu /ugrad/courses/topics.shtml   (1052 words)

 NCWC: Mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Occupations that require mathematical training include, but are not limited to, actuary, operations research analyst, research scientist, and teacher.
The mathematics program is designed to prepare majors for further study at the graduate level or for a professional career in mathematics.
A course applying mathematical methods taught outside the Mathematics Department, approved by the student's adviser.
www.ncwc.edu /academic_programs/MathScience/mathematics.htm   (430 words)

 LMU Math Courses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A study of mathematical systems used for enciphering and deciphering information and the context in which these systems arose; in particular, encryption/decryption used during World War II and modern systems, including public key cryptology.
Topics in high school mathematics are examined from an advanced standpoint by developing and exploring extensions and generalizations of typical high school problems, by making explicit connections between these problems and upper division mathematics courses, and by providing historical context.
Historical and current gender issues in mathematics examined through (1) the lives and mathematical work of women mathematicians from the 4th to the 21st centuries, and (2) equity issues in K-12 mathematics education and math-related careers.
cse.lmu.edu /mathematics/courses.htm   (1915 words)

 Albertson College of Idaho - Lower Division Mathematics Courses
A course designed to explore some of the great ideas in mathematics, and to discover the power of mathematical thinking in everyday life.
A study of analytic geometry, function and their graphs, differentiation of algebraic, trigonometric, logarithmic, and exponential functions, applications of the derivative, the integral and its applications, and introductory differential equations.
The emphasis is on mathematics content, which will be taught using a variety of techniques, methods, and hands-on materials including manipulatives, calculators and computers.
www.albertson.edu /media/catalog/CrsMAT1.asp   (488 words)

 Earn a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Mathematics major develops the students' abilities to communicate effectively from a written and oral perspective as well as think critically and quantitatively.
One of the many strengths of the Mercy College Mathematics program is the small size of upper level courses, which are taught in group seminar settings, encouraging informal discussion and discourse between faculty and students.
Students who are seeking a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics will have access to our state of the art computer labs that use Maple and Derive for upper-level mathematics courses and programming courses.
www.mercy.edu /acadivisions/mathcompinfo/Maths.cfm   (416 words)

 Mathematics Course Descriptions
The course examines a series of applications of mathematics that may be used to enrich the secondary mathematics curriculum.
Meanings and origins of mathematics and fundamental mathematical concepts, schools of philosophical thought on mathematics, cultural basis of mathematics, ethnomathematics, mathematics in the real world, philosophy and purpose of mathematics education, current issues in the direction of mathematics and mathematics education, role of the mathematics teacher in current debates.
Emphasis on mathematical theory and the pedagogy of teaching functions, precalculus and calculus in the secondary school.
www.towson.edu /math/courses_textbooks/course_descriptions.html   (6490 words)

 Mathematics Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Total units needed to complete the B.A. in Mathematics are 120, which include the 61—66 units required for the major, the 51 units required for general education, and units earned in elective courses.
Mathematics 150A may also be used to satisfy the general education requirement in Disciplinary Learning.
An undergraduate major in mathematics with a 3.0 in all upper-division mathematics courses or a combination of previous course work and work experience approved as equivalent by the graduate committee of the Mathematics Department.
www.fullerton.edu /catalog/academic_departments/math.asp   (5632 words)

 UCSD Mathematics : Math Scholarships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics Scholarship (CSEMS) Program is a two-year program for UCSD upper-division undergraduates enrolled full-time in any major within the Jacobs School of Engineering or Mathematics Department.
The Executive Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) calls for nominations for the Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize to be awarded to an undergraduate woman for excellence in mathematics.
All members of the mathematical community are invited to submit nominations for the Prize.
math.ucsd.edu /programs/undergraduate/math_scholarships   (1437 words)

 Vedamu.org - Vedic Mathematics - Why Vedic Mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In the conventional procedure for division, the process is of the following form.
Now the division process is complete, giving Q = 13 and R = 78.
Thus the Vedic process of division which is also called as Straight division is a simple application of urdhva-tiryak together with dhvajanka.
www.vedamu.org /Mathematics/VedicBreifing/Division.asp   (1057 words)

 Chatham College Mathematics
Majors and minors in mathematics receive a great deal of personal attention, as higher-level courses often contain 3-7 students.
Chatham's Mathematics courses prepare students for graduate or engineering study, employment in industry, or for elementary or secondary certification.
Minors are available in Mathematics, and Masters of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degrees and secondary certification are also available.
www.chatham.edu /departments/sciences/undergrad/mathematics/index.cfm   (152 words)

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