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In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be. Ben Jonson

In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be.

Ben Jonson

Life

SCALING the SPACES -Issues for design-9

Post 617 –by Gautam Shah

Architectural spaces become relevant through scaling. Scaling creates an organization, where sub-elements are allied to form a holistic domain… 1,144 more words

Interior Design

One out of every 100 American men is HIV positive. The rate of infection has reached epidemic proportions in 40 developing nations. Philip Emeagwali

One out of every 100 American men is HIV positive. The rate of infection has reached epidemic proportions in 40 developing nations.

Philip Emeagwali

Positive

Rephrase That Impossible Application Problem

Introduction

As I was presenting a topic one day, a student said that what I was saying didn’t make any sense and could I please say it differently. 1,119 more words

Historical Math

What? That Much Percent Increase?

Introduction

I like coincidences. Particularly when they provide learning opportunities for my students. We had just spent time learning about percent and percent increase and decrease. 873 more words

Historical Math

Bowl for Beginners and Beyond

I had been thinking about an ideal bowl design for the Plymouth CRAFT class, now only a month away.  This sample bowl is the result of those thoughts.  538 more words

Percent Problems from 1868

Introduction

After presenting percent and having students work many problems from the text, I decided to give them a set of problems from 1868. I did this for several reasons: first, I gave this as an in-class quiz in which I allowed the entire class to discuss strategies, compare answers, and work with others. 535 more words

Historical Math