What is Mental Math and Why Should We Study by Shilpa Rao
... Read what past president of National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has to say about mental math: “the time has come to invest in helping students build the mental math skills in their tool kits as part of their comprehensive mathematical understanding. The payoff for this investment can be tremendous both in improving students’ mathematical abilities and in giving a visible sign that we are committed to preparing students with the kind of mathematical proficiency that the public ...
Before You Sell Do The Math by Jim Meisenheimer
... Don't assume everyone will rush to get his calculator to do the math. Not only does $103 sound better to your customer, it's also better for you. You end up offering a 12.9% discount instead of giving away an even 15%. If you, your product, and your company are good - you don't have to have the BEST PRICE to win every order. This strategy will keep you close to the competition and also make every transaction more profitable for you and your company.
Do Your Kids a Favor - Take Away the Calculator by Joe Pagano
... They have come to lean too heavily on the electronic calculator, and this dependency has severely weakened their ability in math. The calculator is a great tool, and knowing how to use one is important in the mathematical education of any child. However, the ubiquity of this compact tool has made our children incapable of doing simple arithmetic. After all, human nature dictates that it is easier to use this tool than to bother thinking of how to do arithmetic calculations.
Poker – Calculating Your Odds by Fawzia Awwad
... While some people enjoy the math involved in poker odds calculation, other poker players rather spend their time enjoying the game and avoiding all of the math poker calculations entail. Playing poker online allows poker players, both neophyte and adept player, to utilize some pretty fantastic online poker playing tools. Today’s poker calculators allow players to determine playing odds in real time, and some software applications are so advanced that they will provide the player with hand ...
Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator by Matthew Keegan
... Today, Texas Instruments [or, TI] continues to produce calculators and their TI-83 Plus calculator leads the way. So, what sets this particular model apart from others? Well, it is pocket-sized, comes with 12MB of memory, does tons of math problems including statistical tests, has a complete alphabetical keyboard, and it can run programs to name a few. Still, if you are a Calculus student it doesn't do Calculus. However, you can bring the TI-83 Plus along for standardized tests and college ...
Poker Calculator Types and the Security of Your Poker Bankroll by Marty Smith
... Poker Calculator TypesMathematical – Generally speaking, all poker calculators have the fundamental ability to calculate the bets and pot size while measuring that against your position, hole card strength and drawing potential. These basic reading functions, extracted right from your poker window automatically, are essentially why poker calculators exist in the first place. They quickly decipher the exact math and probabilities and offer a raise, call, check or fold recommendation.
Parents' Complaints --- Arrogant Public Schools Turn a Deaf Ear by Joel Turtel
... However, the math-teaching policy for most public schools today is that all children beginning in kindergarten have access to calculators at all times to do math problems. Most school districts make important teaching-method or curriculum decisions in secret, without parents’ knowledge or approval. A parent’s only recourse is to complain to principals or school authorities after these authorities have dictated their curriculum or teaching methods, and the parent sees the damage to their ...
Poker Calculator Report - Magic Holdem Software Review by Marty Smith
... That makes Holdem Indicator and Poker Spy empirical poker calculators which are far more valuable in that they offer up information on your opponents, not just the math of the game – although they do that as well. So this begs the question again. Why are they still making software that is purely mathematical? Note to designers and investors – Add features or options to your product that will differentiate your product and add critical features that can improve a player’s game.