Teach Your Kids Arithmetic - The Teenage Number Trick by Joe Pagano
... You now have your answer. Thus 3 x 5 = 15 and 180 + 15 = 195. Thatís it. With a little practice you can beat the calculator every time. Guaranteed. Letís try one more and you be the judge. Take 14 x 18. Now 4 + 8 = 12; 12 + 10 = 22 and 22 with a 0 at the end is 220; 8 x 4 = 32 and 220 + 32 = 252. Presto! Imagine how your childrenís teachers will react when your eight and nine year olds are doing this in math class. I think the method speaks for itself.
History of the Computer - Computers and Technology by Michael Cooper
... While Thomas of Colmar was developing the desktop calculator, a series of very interesting developments in computers was started in Cambridge, England, by Charles Babbage (of which the computer store "Babbages" is named), a mathematics professor. In 1812, Babbage realized that many long calculations, especially those needed to make mathematical tables, were really a series of predictable actions that were constantly repeated. From this he suspected that it should be possible to do these ...
The 3-A-Day Dairy Diet Ė Another Diet Fad Flop by Alisa Fleming
... children consuming more than 3 servings of milk per day were approximately 35% more likely to become overweight than those children who drank just 1 or 2 glasses of milk per day, even though most of the children were drinking low-fat milk. This association still held after the researchers took into consideration physical activity, other dietary factors, and growth. This study has emerged at a time when obesity among children is at an all time high, the rate has more than tripled since 1980.
A Retirement Job - A Great Way to Stretch Your Retirement Savings by John Howe
... Three retirement calculators on the Net that include income from work after retirement in the calculations are the AARP Calculator , the Employee Benefit Research Institute Calculator , and the MSN Calculator . The MSN calculator is especially easy to use and is very visual so you can see the results as you change the variables. These calculators have a weakness since they ask for the amount of annual income from a job after retirement, but they do not ask for the age when that income ...
Retirement Calculators - Before and After Retirement by John V. W. Howe
... The formula is principle divided by the income interest rate ($12,000/.05 = $240,000). I think you will agree that is a large amount necessary to generate $1,000 of income per month. However, a thousand dollars per month is not too large an amount to expect to make in a retirement job and just look at the impact that it has on preserving your retirement investment. The Boomer eZine website has a retirement calculator that assists in planning after retirement.
Is A Premium Dog Food Really That Much Better For Your Dog? by Carolyn Schweitzer
... If you're not sure how much to feed, you'll love the interactive Dog Food Calculator on PetsMart's home page! It's the result of considerable research that has been published in scientific journals and accepted by industry experts. You can determine the right amount of food to feed your dog and find out how long that 40-lb bag will last! Supplements If you're all ready feeding a nutritionally complete premium dog food, do you still need supplements?
Online Annuity Calculator - Do You Need One? by Tiffany Walker
... This is because you will find yourself constantly changing the amounts that you are calculating depending on the terms of the insurance, what kind of insurance it is and whether it is an investment with a fixed or variable interest rate. An online annuity calculator makes this process much easier. Many of the easy to use online calculation programs offered by insurance company and insurance brokerage sites also allow you to save your results so you can vary your input without too much fuss ...
Get Wealthy With the Rule of 72 by Vincent Moloney MD
... Those of you
with some mathematical leanings will recognize this as an
exponential rate and also as compound interest. This
website has a good calculator:
Also notice that 28 represents four 7-year spans, time for
the first dollars to double four times. Observe that during
the first 7-year period you accumulated $13,000, during the
2nd 7-year period $27,000, during the 3rd 7-year period
$43,000 and during the 4th period $107,000. During the 4th
period you grew eight times as much as in ...