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Math for Moms and Dads
6 July 2012

Math for Moms and Dads

Math for Moms and Dads
Math for Moms and Dads - A Dictionary of Terms and Concepts … Just for Parents
by Catherine V. Jeremko
Kaplan Publishing | October 2008 | ISBN-10: 1427798192 | ePUB/PDF | 3.15/18.3 mb


Kids are struggling with math in school, on tests, and with homework. Parents feel stressed, helpless, and math-phobic. They struggle to encourage and assist on the very subject they are least prepared to manage: MATH.

Broken down using straightforward, simple language, this guide offers parents who are easily intimidated by math instructive and handy concepts to use when helping their students with homework or studying for a big test.

Parents banish math phobia once and for all by facing math head-on in Math for Moms and Dads. Frequently, the issue isn’t “how to,” it’s actually “what do they want me to do?” Learning the language of math in context is the first step in the right direction for helping yourself in today’s math morass so parents can help their child find his or her way out of any math quagmire.

Using a similar methodology applied in SAT Score-Raising Math Dictionary, Kaplan now focuses on the parent in this no-nonsense guide to the lexicon of math. Math terminology and key concepts are defined and decoded into regular, everyday language to promote authentic understanding of what’s at the heart of any math problem.

Other helpful elements are sample problems (with answers, so parents won’t sweat it!) broken down step-by-step; calculator tips so parents can troubleshoot technology-related concerns facing their kids; visual representations of math for visual learners; and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics standards so parents can plan for what their children are responsible for in the upcoming grade and get the help they may need in the appropriate time frame. Finally, a handy timeline detailing which ages/grades kids need to know and master certain math skills helps parents understand the overall math snapshot for the middle school and high school years ahead.

Parents (and then students) learn how to kick word problems to the curb once they figure out how to simplify the language of math with Math for Moms and Dads' easy-to-follow lexicon and resource guide.
Discrete Choice Modelling and Air Travel Demand
5 January 2011

Discrete Choice Modelling and Air Travel Demand

Discrete Choice Modelling and Air Travel Demand

2010 | 272 | ISBN: 0754670511 | PDF | 12 Mb

In recent years, airline practitioners and academics have started to explore new ways to model airline passenger demand using discrete choice methods. This book provides an introduction to discrete choice models and uses extensive examples to illustrate how these models have been used in the airline industry. These examples span network planning, revenue management, and pricing applications. Numerous examples of fundamental logit modeling concepts are covered in the text, including probability calculations, value of time calculations, elasticity calculations, nested and non-nested likelihood ratio tests, etc. The core chapters of the book are written at a level appropriate for airline practitioners and graduate students with operations research or travel demand modeling backgrounds. Given the majority of discrete choice modeling advancements in transportation evolved from urban travel demand studies, the introduction first orients readers from different backgrounds by highlighting major distinctions between aviation and urban travel demand studies. This is followed by an in-depth treatment of two of the most common discrete choice models, namely the multinomial and nested logit models. More advanced discrete choice models are covered, including mixed logit models and generalized extreme value models that belong to the generalized nested logit class and/or the network generalized extreme value class. An emphasis is placed on highlighting open research questions associated with these models that will be of particular interest to operations research students. Practical modeling issues related to data and estimation software are also addressed, and an extensive modeling exercise focused on the interpretation and application of statistical tests used to guide the selection of a preferred model specification is included; the modeling exercise uses itinerary choice data from a major airline. The text concludes with a discussion of on-going customer modeling research in aviation. "Discrete Choice Modelling and Air Travel Demand" is enriched by a comprehensive set of technical appendices that will be of particular interest to advanced students of discrete choice modeling theory. The appendices also include detailed proofs of the multinomial and nested logit models and derivations of measures used to represent competition among alternatives, namely correlation, direct-elasticities, and cross-elasticities. ...
1001 Math Problems: Fast, Focused Practice that Improves Your Math Skills
23 January 2011

1001 Math Problems: Fast, Focused Practice that Improves Your Math Skills


1001 Math Problems: Fast, Focused Practice that Improves Your Math Skills
English | 2009 | 300 pages | PDF | 7 MB

Whether you are student who needs more practice than your textbook provides or a professional eager to brush up on your skills, 1001 Math Problems gives you all the practice you need to succeed. The ultimate learn-by-doing preparation guide, 1001 Math Problems will teach you how to: Prepare for important exams Develop multiple-choice test strategies Learn math rules and how to apply them to problems Overcome math anxiety through skills reinforcement and focused practice How does 1001 Math Problems build your math skills?
Discrete Calculus: Applied Analysis on Graphs for Computational Science
27 July 2010

Discrete Calculus: Applied Analysis on Graphs for Computational Science
Discrete Calculus: Applied Analysis on Graphs for Computational Science
Publisher: Springer | 2010 | PDF | 377 pages | ISBN: 1849962898 | 8.2Mb

The field of discrete calculus, also known as “discrete exterior calculus”, focuses on finding a proper set of definitions and differential operators that make it possible to operate the machinery of multivariate calculus on a finite, discrete space. In contrast to traditional goals of finding an accurate discretization of conventional multivariate calculus, discrete calculus establishes a separate, equivalent calculus that operates purely in the discrete space without any reference to an underlying continuous process. This unique text brings together into a single framework current research in the three areas of discrete calculus, complex networks, and algorithmic content extraction. Although there have been a few intersections in the literature between these disciplines, they have developed largely independently of one another, yet researchers working in any one of these three areas can strongly benefit from the tools and techniques being used in the others. Many example applications from several fields of computational science are provided to demonstrate the usefulness of this framework to a broad range of problems. Readers are assumed to be familiar with the basics of vector calculus, graph theory, and linear algebra.
Math Matters: Understanding the Math You Teach Grades K-8, 2nd Edition
15 December 2010

Math Matters: Understanding the Math You Teach Grades K-8, 2nd Edition


Math Matters: Understanding the Math You Teach Grades K-8, 2nd Edition By Suzanne H. Chapin, Art Johnson


Publisher: Math Solutions; 2nd edition | 2006 | 376 Pages | ISBN: 0941355713 | PDF | 14 MB



Math Matters, first published in 2000, quickly became an invaluable resource for math educators nationwide, helping them clarify their own understanding of the math concepts they are required to teach. This important book contains activities and discussions on key elementary topics such as whole number computation, fractions, algebra, geometry, and measurement. The scope in this second edition has now been expanded to address key topics in the middle school math curriculum as well, including sections on integers, exponents, similarity, the Pythagorean Theorem, and more.
Schoolhouse Technologies Math Resource Studio 4.4.11.1
23 February 2011

Schoolhouse Technologies Math Resource Studio 4.4.11.1
Schoolhouse Technologies Math Resource Studio 4.4.11.1 | 7.67 Mb

Provide printable math worksheets and activities for the differentiated classroom with this much-anticipated upgrade to Mathematics Worksheet Factory. The new upgrade to Mathematics Worskheet Factory. Create single-page, single-concept math worksheets or multi-page, multi-concept math reviews almost effortlessly with Math Resource Studio.
Math Resource Studio combines the same ease-of-use that made Mathematics Worksheet Factory a favorite instructional tool of teachers around the world with greatly improved design flexibility. Now you can go beyond single-page, single-concept math worksheets to multi-page, multi-concept math reviews, learning-packs and workbooks almost effortlessly.
Generate printable math worksheets and activities to provide students with the precise skills development and practice they need as part of a differentiated numeracy program.
Math Resource Studio makes it easy to create differentiated activities to support your lesson objectives and target the learning needs of all of your students. Match the varied skill levels in your classroom with the exact practice required to advance those skills to the next level. And do it in seconds.
Janice VanCleave's Math for Every Kid: Easy Activities that Make Learning Math Fun
13 December 2010

Janice VanCleave's Math for Every Kid: Easy Activities that Make Learning Math Fun

Janice VanCleave's Math for Every Kid: Easy Activities that Make Learning Math Fun

1991 | 224 | ISBN: 0471542652 | PDF | 2 Mb

How long is the world’s longest earthworm? How tall was a brachiosaurus? What’s the average diameter of human hair? What’s the circumference of the earth at the equator? Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about math. Packed with illustrations, Math for Every Kid uses simple problems and activities to teach you about measurements, fractions, graphs, problem solving, and much more! Using activities that relate math to everyday life, this book will help you feel comfortable with math—right from the start. You’ll make a sun clock, create a thermometer from a straw, race a paper boat, grow your own bean plant, and even play a game of ring the bottle. Each of the many problems and activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. ...
The Little Green Math Book: 30 Powerful Principles for Building Math and Numeracy Skills
8 November 2011

The Little Green Math Book: 30 Powerful Principles for Building Math and Numeracy Skills


The Little Green Math Book: 30 Powerful Principles for Building Math and Numeracy Skills by Brandon Royal


Ma ven Publi shing | English | 2010 | ISBN: 1897393504 | 240 pages | PDF | 1,5 MB



For Math Aficionados From All Walks of Life
THE LITTLE GREEN MATH BOOK is based on a simple but powerful observation: Individuals who develop outstanding math and numeracy skills do so primarily by mastering a limited number of the most important math principles and problem solving techniques, which they use over and over again. What are these recurring principles and techniques? The answer to this question is the basis of this book.
Bookmark and Share 1001 Math Problems: Fast, Focused Practice that Improves Your Math Skills-Cayenne
5 June 2012

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English - -300 pages -PDF -1.83 MB

Whether you are student who needs more practice than your textbook provides or a professional eager to brush up on your skills, 1001 Math Problems gives you all the practice you need to succeed. The ultimate learn-by-doing preparation guide, 1001 Math Problems will teach you how to: Prepare for important exams Develop multiple-choice test strategies Learn math rules and how to apply them to problems Overcome math anxiety through skills reinforcement and focused practice How does 1001 Math Problems build your math skills?
Interval and Discrete Transforms with Application and Error Analysis (Pure and Applied Mathematics)
10 October 2010

Interval and Discrete Transforms with Application and Error Analysis (Pure and Applied Mathematics)

Interval and Discrete Transforms with Application and Error Analysis (Pure and Applied Mathematics)

CRC Press 1992 | 825 | ISBN: 0824782526 | PDF | 17 Mb

This reference/text desribes the basic elements of the integral, finite, and discrete transforms - emphasizing their use for solving boundary and initial value problems as well as facilitating the representations of signals and systems.;Proceeding to the final solution in the same setting of Fourier analysis without interruption, Integral and Discrete Transforms with Applications and Error Analysis: presents the background of the FFT and explains how to choose the appropriate transform for solving a boundary value problem; discusses modelling of the basic partial differential equations, as well as the solutions in terms of the main special functions; considers the Laplace, Fourier, and Hankel transforms and their variations, offering a more logical continuation of the operational method; covers integral, discrete, and finite transforms and trigonometric Fourier and general orthogonal series expansion, providing an application to signal analysis and boundary-value problems; and examines the practical approximation of computing the resulting Fourier series or integral representation of the final solution and treats the errors incurred.;Containing many detailed examples and numerous end-of-chapter exercises of varying difficulty for each section with answers, Integral and Discrete Transforms with Applications and Error Analysis is a thorough reference for analysts; industrial and applied mathematicians; electrical, electronics, and other engineers; and physicists and an informative text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines. ...