Mental Math Methods From Asia by Shilpa Rao
... Put in simplest terms, mental math can be defined as calculations performed in your head - mentally - without help of any external device be it as simple as pen and paper or any modern day device such as calculator, computer or any other electronic gadget. We humans perform mental mathematical calculations everyday, consciously and unconsciously. When you are driving you figure out when to apply brakes to bring the vehicle to stop before hitting something.
Prognosis of Failure in School Math by Victor Guskov
... The prediction of their failure in math will be right in about 95 cases of 100. It must be noted in conclusion that the level of elementary mental computational skills of actively working pupils only do not decreases in due course. If a pupil uses a calculator instead of mental computations, works passively at lessons and does not carry out home works himself/herself, then the level decreases gradually.
Stationery Stores by Eddie Tobey
... Besides this, they also stock other stationery items like pens, pencils, erasers, calculators, staples and staplers, crayons, colors and markers, adhesives, tapes, math sets, craft and office scissors, chalks, bookmarks, stamps and stamp pads, glue sticks, paper clips and more. With the advent of computers, the stationery shops also stock computer related accessories like printer cartridges, floppy disks, CDs, computer paper and more. Frequently these stores also provide incidental ...
Computers Are Stupid, Stupid, Stupid! by Mike Bryant
... For now, we're stuck with unthinking fast calculators. The next time you sit in front of the computer and start to get frustrated because the computer isn't doing what you want it to do, just remember that the machine in front of you is very stupid and is only doing what it thinks (probably could have used a better term here) you want. Now, for the Cool Site of the week This week's site is 43Things.com. This is a neat social networking site where you can list up to 43 things that you want ...
Search Engine Optimization Isn't Rocket Science by Jaap Wal
... For instance, if you sell calculators on the internet, make sure you mention the words calculator, calc, math and more calculator related words on your website. However, be careful not to mention the words too often, or search engines might think your website is spam, which will result in a very low rank (search engine position) within the search results. LinkbuildingWhen more websites link to your site, the more attention you will get from search engines, which results in higher ranking.
Best Bit Depth For Your Home Recordings by Allen McKnight
... Digital signal processing involves math, and the more bits a computer uses to store numbers, the more accurate the math is. (Remember learning how to multiply fractions with a calculator?) So there is a good case for using more bits to work with sound once you've captured it. And if you were limited to a single bit depth throughout the entire process, from recording to mixing to mastering, then you could strongly argue that starting with the highest bit depth possible is a good idea.
Secrets from the Classroom: Avoiding Summer Learning Loss by Rob Stringer
... Use a calculator, or do "mental math". Shopping in any store also is also a great time to practice handling money skills such as counting change. Family Trips. Going on a vacation? Have your kids read brochures or go online to learn about things to see or do (reading). Using pen and paper or even a spreadsheet, give them a budget and see if they can plan meals, activities and lodgings for one of the days (math & problem solving). Designate one of your children the trip mapmaker (art, math) ...
Job Interviews: Answering "What's Your Greatest Weakness?" by Bonnie Lowe
... for a supervisory position] "I honestly can't think of any weakness that would prevent me from doing an outstanding job for you in THIS position. But Iím very weak in math and have to rely on a calculator even for basic computations. I always have one with me just in case a calculation is needed." [NOTE: You would not want to use this example for an accounting position or one that requires math skills!] This question really isn't so tricky, once you know what to expect and how to respond.