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  Term (mathematics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In elementary mathematics, a term is either a single number or variable, or the product of several numbers and/or variables.
Often term is used of a monomial with a coefficient: to 'collect like terms' in a polynomial is the basic operation of making it a linear combination of distinct monomials.
The word "term" is from the Latin terminus "boundary line, limit", from the Indo-European root ter- "peg, post, boundary".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Term_(mathematics)   (188 words)

 Bates College: The College Catalog: Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics today is a dynamic and ever-changing subject, and an important part of a liberal-arts education.
Mathematical skills such as data analysis, problem solving, and abstract reasoning are increasingly vital to science, technology, and society itself.
Both courses are recommended for math majors with an interest in applied mathematics and for students in other disciplines, such as psychology and economics, who wish to learn about some of the mathematical theory underlying the methodology used in their fields.
abacus.bates.edu /catalog99-00/mathematics.html   (3135 words)

 Ancient India - Mathematics - Crystalinks
Thus Indians could take their mathematical concepts to an abstract plane and with the aid of a simple numerical notation devise a rudimentary algebra as against the Greeks or the ancient Egyptians who due to their concern with the immediate measurement of physical objects remained confined to Mensuration and Geometry.
In ancient India the terms used to describe zero included Pujyam, Shunyam, Bindu the concept of a void or blank was termed as Shukla and Shubra.
Thus it is evident that the term Cipher is derived from the Arabic Sifr which in turn is quite close to the Sanskrit term Shubra.
www.crystalinks.com /indiamathematics.html   (1956 words)

A student wishing to devote only two to three terms to the study of mathematics is encouraged to choose among courses 3, 5, 6, and 10 (as well as 1 and 2 if his or her background indicates this is desirable).
Prerequisite Courses: Mathematics 3; 8; 13; 22 or 24
Prerequisite: Mathematics 8, or Mathematics 3 and 6.
www.dartmouth.edu /~reg/courses/desc/math.html   (7962 words)

 Course of Study - Math
The mathematics curriculum is built around a core sequence of eight trimester courses: three of elementary algebra, two of geometry, one of intermediate algebra and two of precalculus topics.
Mathematics 410, 470 and 480 are non-calculus electives that may be taken either before beginning a calculus course or as alternatives to the calculus course.
Mathematics 410 and 470 are courses in non-continuous, discrete mathematics, an area of growing importance that is quite different from the precalculus/calculus sequence.
www.andover.edu /academics/studies/cos_math.htm   (2832 words)

 Jaina mathematics
The mathematics of the Vedic religions is described in the article Indian Sulbasutras.
The ideas of the mathematical infinite in Jaina mathematics is very interesting indeed and they evolve largely due to the Jaina's cosmological ideas.
This cosmology has strongly influenced Jaina mathematics in many ways and has been a motivating factor in the development of mathematical ideas of the infinite which were not considered again until the time of Cantor.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/HistTopics/Jaina_mathematics.html   (1645 words)

 HERS Output
Mathematics 23 is a theoretical version of Mathematics 21 which treats multivariable calculus and linear algebra in a rigorous, proof oriented way.
Mathematics 25 and 55 are theory courses that should be elected only by those students who have a particular interest in, and commitment to, mathematics.
Mathematics 21a is commonly taken before Mathematics 21b, but is not a prerequisite, although familiarity with partial derivatives is useful.
www.registrar.fas.harvard.edu /Courses/Mathematics.html   (5111 words)

The fact that this name was chosen for this system of computation implies that it was recognised as a parallel system of computation, different from the conventional one which was used since the past and was till then the only one.
Th system of mathematics they observed in India was adapted by them and given the name 'Al-Jabr' meaning 'the reunion of broken parts'.
It is fundamental because, terms to identify visible or perceptible objects do not require much ingenuity.
www.freeindia.org /sudheer/maths.html   (2087 words)

 ...vedic mathematics...
Bharati Krsna Swamiji, who was himself a scholar of Sanskrit, Mathematics, History and Philosophy, studied these texts and after lengthy and careful investigation was able to reconstruct the mathematics of the Vedas.
According to his research all of mathematics is based on sixteen Sutras, or word-formulae.
The term Vedic Mathematics now refers to a set of sixteen mathematical formulae or sutras and their corollaries derived from the Vedas.
vedicmathematics.blogspot.com   (3567 words)

 Mathematics, Mathematics, Detroit Mathematics Program > Detroit, Michigan > Marygrove College
The minor in mathematics for elementary teaching requires 20 credits in mathematics and is designed to be an elementary teaching minor.
Philosophical basis for mathematics teaching, survey of special programs in mathematics, specific objectives, materials and curriculum planning for mathematics in middle and secondary schools, emphasis on role of problem solving and microcomputers in mathematics teaching.
The mathematical problem researched in MTH 496A is brought to a conclusion.
www.marygrove.edu /academics/mathematics/index.asp   (1307 words)

 Courses, Harvard Math Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Prerequisite: Mathematics 1a, or Xa and Xb, or equivalent.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 1b or equivalent, or an A or A- in Mathematics 1a, or a 5 on the AB or a 3 or higher on the BC Advanced Placement Examinations in Mathematics.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 1b or a grade of 4 or 5 on the Calculus BC Advanced Placement Examination.
www.math.harvard.edu /teaching/courses.html   (4908 words)

 NAEP - Long-Term Trend: What Mathematics Measures
NAEP has assessed the mathematics achievement of  9-, 13-, and 17-year-olds ten times: in the school years ending in 1973, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1999, and 2004.
The mathematics trend assessments contained questions designed to measure performance on sets of objectives developed by nationally representative panels of mathematics specialists, educators, and other interested parties.
The objectives for each assessment prior to 1990 were based on the framework used for the previous assessment, with some revisions that reflected changes in the content of mathematics education.
nces.ed.gov /nationsreportcard/ltt/what_measure_mathematics.asp   (323 words)

 CIM Thematic Term on Mathematics and the Environment
Mathematics and the Environment, the topic of the 2004 CIM Thematic Term could hardly be more timely.
The knowledge of the dynamics of our planet's ecosystems and of the impact of human activities on them is nowadays more vital than ever.
This Thematic Term intends to promote the interdisciplinary aspects of Environmental Sciences, emphasizing the role of modern applied mathematics in the modeling and the analysis of complex natural phenomena.
www.mat.uc.pt /~tt2004   (78 words)

 NAEP - Mathematics Average Scale Scores
Nine-year-olds. The average mathematics score of 241 was higher in 2004 than in any previous assessment year.
Trends in average mathematics scale scores for students ages 9, 13, and 17: 1973–2004
View the trends in mathematics scale scores at selected percentiles.
nces.ed.gov /nationsreportcard/ltt/results2004/nat-math-scalescore.asp   (213 words)

 IMPS - Winter 2001
The order of topics in the mathematics courses was designed to closely track the application of mathematics by the physics courses, and the math and physics teachers collaborate on the development and teaching of the course.
The mathematics covered by IMPS is basically that in Math 11 and 13, with some material from Math 23.
Most of the mathematics in the first term is differential equations and multivariable calculus, all of which will probably be new to you.
www.dartmouth.edu /~imps/faq.html   (2036 words)

 National Mathematics and Science Partnerships Act - S. 1262   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Students should learn mathematics with an understanding that numeric systems have intrinsic properties that can represent objects and systems in real life, and can be applied in solving problems.
The mathematics or science teacher shall submit a copy of this assurance to the institution of higher education or consortium as part of the application process for participation in the master teacher program.
(1) Proficiency in mathematics, science, and information technology is necessary to prepare all students in the United States for participation in the 21st Century and to guarantee that the United States economy remains vibrant and competitive.
www.theorator.com /bills107/s1262.html   (10718 words)

 Moopuna: Term Papers on Mathematics
Acient Mathematics The earliest records of advanced, organized mathematics date back to the ancient Mesopotamian country of Babylonia and to Egypt of the 3rd millennium BC.
Math Anxiety Out of all the subjects that are taught at school, mathematics can be one of the most frustrating.
Underlying his methodology is the belief that all science is based on mathematics.
www.moopuna.com /Mathematics8.html   (1102 words)

 Mathematics ltd term
TRENT UNIVERSITY: The Department of Mathematics at Trent University invites applications for two eight-month limited term appointments at the assistant professor level commencing September 1, 2006.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics and have appropriate teaching and research experience.
More information about the university and the mathematics department can be found on our website at http://euclid.trentu.ca/math/.
www.trentu.ca /academic/deansoffice/Mathematicsltdterm.html   (177 words)

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 Mathematics Project Term II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
First Mathematics Project of Term IV “A poet who is not also something of a mathematician will never be a complete poet.”
Who Am I Poster on the famous mathematician that you researched 2nd term.
  This project is listed on-line as Project I for Term 4.
home.comcast.net /~tdk500/MiscInfo/projterm4.htm   (203 words)

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