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19 votes
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What are some other other examples similar to completing the square where a derived value is added and taken away again to create a useful form?

4 votes
4 answers
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Why does $15\sqrt{15} = 15^{3/2}$?

3 votes
1 answer
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How is a set an event

3 votes
2 answers
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What does it mean to equate the coefficients of like terms when solving for A and B in partial fractions?

2 votes
1 answer
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If $y=a(-c+x)(-d+x)$ and "the co-efficient of $x$ is $b$", then find $a$ in terms of $c$ and $d$

2 votes
1 answer
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According to which authoritative source, where in a conventionally ordered list of constants does $\pi$ go? (Eg, "$h\pi$" vs "$\pi h$") [closed]

2 votes
1 answer
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How can the number of times an event occurs a given number of times in a decision making tree be calculated when the odds of the occurrences is known?

2 votes
2 answers
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For what reason are data sets with no repeating values defined as no mode whilst sets with n/2 is part of the set of integers is defined?

1 vote
0 answers
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When the input to a polynomial is zero and the final term is a constant, why is the evaluation defined or non-zero?

1 vote
2 answers
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How can other unknowns be calculated in polynomial division given there are no remainders?

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Correct scaling for scatter plots — is there such a thing?

1 vote
1 answer
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Ways to define y in terms of a variable and a single constant.

1 vote
0 answers
99 views

To which sub-set does a repeat element of another subset belong in a Venn diagram. Or, when is an element not a compliment?

1 vote
2 answers
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What is the idea of ‘probability p’?

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1 answer
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Why does $-x = -y \iff x = y?$

1 vote
1 answer
83 views

Telescoping a finite sum

1 vote
1 answer
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How to derive the correct solution to this inequality without inspecting the graph of its LHS?

1 vote
2 answers
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Is there a name for this technique involving breaking a term into multiple terms?

1 vote
1 answer
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If $\log_a3=p$ and $\log_a2=q$ what strategies deduce an expression for $\log_a(4.5a^2)$?

0 votes
1 answer
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Applications for the degenerate case of $x^x$ in the unit range [closed]

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1 answer
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Where to truncate original figures when the output would be rounded?

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Is there a transform to divide a log by another log with the same base such that the original logs do not need to be evaluated?

0 votes
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32 views

Any resources such as books, short courses, sites or other that I could avail myself of to improve my ability to model word problems as equations?

0 votes
1 answer
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How is the axis of symmetry confirmed in this context?

0 votes
1 answer
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What is the correct syntax for this composite function involving absolute values and root signs?

0 votes
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376 views

Is there a symbol for asymptote?

0 votes
2 answers
110 views

Derive asymptote algebraically?

0 votes
1 answer
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Why does the product of calculating the x intercepts of a circle produce a true and false answer if squaring is done first?

0 votes
1 answer
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Terminology of Accuracy

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Which method is less error prone?