News tagged with fractions

Fractions gain traction with concrete models

If 3 is greater than 2, then ⅓ must be bigger than ½—right? Wrong. As thousands of students head back to school, many will use exactly that kind of thinking when faced with fractions for the first time. ...

Aug 27, 2013
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The aerodynamics of speed skiing

(Phys.org) —By studying the aerodynamics of speed skiing, Engineering student Robert Sills is developing methods to improve results of the British Speed Ski Team by reducing aerodynamic drag.

Mar 06, 2013
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Google acquisition release was hoax (Update)

A bogus news release prompted several websites to run incorrect articles about Google making a $400 million acquisition of a wireless company on Monday, the target company ICOA said. ...

Nov 26, 2012
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Adult brain processes fractions 'effortlessly'

Although fractions are thought to be a difficult mathematical concept to learn, the adult brain encodes them automatically without conscious thought, according to new research in the April 8 issue of The Jo ...

Apr 07, 2009
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