Monthly Archives: September 2013

Gradient and Slope

Copyright Image purchased from Photodune.com Anyone who has ever ridden a bike uphill knows what a “Gradient” or “Slope” is all about ! But in Norway there is a clever way to save the hardship of big hills. It’s called … Continue reading

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Mountain Gradients

Image Source: http://www.seanasmith.com Cable trains are called “Funiculars”, and are used to go up and down very steep incline Gradients. These gradients are too steep to have a train push or pull the carriages, and so the carriages are pulled … Continue reading

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Introduction to Probability

Image Source: http://cdn.caradvice.com.au Statistically the most likely age group to have an auto accident is the 18-25 year old male group. (They are young inexperienced drivers, and for some reason they don’t always seem to drive as carefully as other … Continue reading

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Distance Between Two Points

Image Source: http://northrofneutral.wordpress.com GPS Navigation Units are continually calculating the Distance Between Two Points. Eg. The Distance from the Car to the next Turn. This is worked out by using the current Coordinates of the Car, and the known GPS … Continue reading

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Linear Relationship Rules

Image Modified from www.chiropractic.com Linear Rules or Functions are mathematical algebra equations which tell us how to get the output Y-values for a given set of input X-values. The Rule tells us the “Relationship” between all of the x and … Continue reading

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