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Drake Equation and Astrobiology

The Drake equation is one of those rare mathematical beasts that has leaked into the public consciousness. It estimates the number of extraterrestrial civilisations that we might be able to detect today or in the near future.  169 more words

Complexity

Mathematics January-February 2017

In this unit of inquiry, grade 4 will learn:

Numbers:

Factors and Multiples

  1. Determine factors of a number
  2. Common factors and Greatest Common Factor(GCD)
  3. Solve problems related to Greatest Common Factor(GCD)
  4. 134 more words
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Update Ending Time 4 Fractions - Problem #12 - Sharing cereal bars

My daughter and I went on a 12 week-journey last year to explore Fractions. We are doing it again this Fall/Winter. I am updating the posts, in case you want to join us this year… 557 more words

Math

Sex Criminals Volume Two: Two Worlds, One Cop - Matt Fraction, Chip Zdarsky

IT ENDED ON A CLIFFHANGER, THE BASTARDS.

Ahem.

So I continue to really enjoy Sex Criminals. I still don’t love it, I think… but I’m definitely invested in the story and the characters. 846 more words

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Update Time 4 Fractions - Problem #10 - Sharing apples

My daughter and I went on a 12 week-journey last year to explore Fractions. We are doing it again this Fall/Winter. I am updating the posts, in case you want to join us this year… 362 more words

Math

Parsing Strings from Time and Fractions to Doubles

This week’s lesson covers a topic the I left off on last week’s lesson, but can be used outside that context. I thus wanted to cover it separately. 2,916 more words

Swift Programming

precipice

There he was, alone in the room. There was the light and him and the dust and the sound of the keys striking, and the strings being struck all alone in the room, and more than a sensation an emotion joined them, he and the light and the keys making chords, the emotion barely registered on his face and one could catch it at the upturned edge of an eyelash, and only for a fraction of a second. 21 more words