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usef i Check out page 4 to read an interview of the famous mathematician, François Viete

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Introducing Me!!!

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Instructions to Find Triangle Angles

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Father of Algebra Interview

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When we use Math in our daily lives

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A French & English crossword & chart of math words

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Credits

And Much, Much More!! !

Introducing Me!!! Hi Everyone! My name is Tara and I am the creator of this breathtaking magazine called, Hello! Algebra. I used to dislike math,

until I recently participated in a math contest, which made me study a lot, use my time wisely, and PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE! I was responsible and asked my teacher for extra practice tests to work on. My parents were also a huge support in the process and helped me achieve my goals. While studying so hard for the contest, I realized Math had many interesting theories and concepts that can help you in life. For example, when going shopping, you need to know your percents, if there ever is a discount. In third grade, I was assigned to find jobs that require Math or require knowing the concepts of Math. I found a couple: a cashier, to calculate change and how much a customer spent; bankers who work with money (add and subtract, etc.). There are many other jobs that require knowledge of money, operations, and dimensional weight (height, width, length, etc.).

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How to find the angles in a triangle when only two are given

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Draw the triangle if not already completed. ˚

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Add the two angles that are already there. For example, 62+62. The answer is 124.

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Since you know that all the angles in a triangle have to add up to 180º, subtract 180 from 124. You get 56º. Now you see that the missing angle in the triangle is 56˚ by adding the given angles and subtract them from 180. To make sure you got the right answer, add up all the angles and you should get 180º. 54º 62º

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Interview with the Father of Algebra – Francois Viete Q: How long did it take you to invent ‘New Algebra’? A: 12 years (1591=1603) Q: What topics in math do you study? A: Algebra and trigonometry.

Q: What University did you study at? A: University of Poiteirs Q: Did you publish any books that related to math or your passion? A: Yes I did actually. It was called “Canon Mathematicus”, which mentioned many things of what I like to call my math. Q: How old were you when you realized that Math was your real passion? A: Well ... I only did math in my spare time while I was in college. I really liked Law and wanted to become a lawyer. Time passed, and I stopped being a lawyer and spent more of my time on math.

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When do we use Math in our daily lives? Examples: 1. Jobs · · · · ·

Bankers ($) Stock Market (brokers) Salaries ($) Leave Status Architecture (geometry, etc.)

2. Shopping · · ·

Discounts (%) Money spent ($) Adding/Subtracting the price (+/--/$)

3. Diets · · ·

Dates Arranged (DD/MM/YYYY) Proportions (Protein, Carbs, Vitamins, etc.) Percent of food being eaten (%)

4. Cooking · · · ·

Understanding of Numbers (#) Measurements (oz, lbs, ts, tbs, etc.) Fractions of ingredients (?/?) Converting Measurements

5. Budgets • • •

Operating with money (÷/x/+/-- $) Half the money for Chores and Expenses (?/?) Finances ($)

6. Tourism •

Currency Conversion ($) 7

Les Mots Français

English Algebra Geometry Numbers Data Graph Operations (subtracting, adding, etc.) Shapes

Français Algèbre Géométrie Nombres Données Graphique Opérations (soustraction, addition, etc) Formes

Equations Formula Squares Rectangles Circle Triangle Angles Protractors Ruler Symmetry Textbook Fractions/Decimals Measurement Probability

Èquation Formule Carrés Rectangles Cercle Triangle Angles Rapporteur Règle Symétrie Manuel (scolaire) Fraction/Décimal Mesure Probabilité

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For More Information

"FranÃ§ois ViÃ¨te." A Place for New Ideas | Department of Mathematics at

University of California Berkeley. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 June 2013. <http://math.berkeley.edu/~robin/Viete/>. "FranÃ§ois ViÃ¨te - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free

encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 June 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Vi%C3%A8te>. "Google Images." Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 June 2013. <http://images.google.ca/>. Nulk, Mary Fairfax Somerville AKA Katie. "Yudu - Connect Volume25 Issue2 November-December2011DRM - Page 5." Yudu - Your Digital editions. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 June 2013. <http://content.yudu.com/A1uk0t/ConnectNovDec11DRM/resources/a5.htm>. "Sample Portfolio." Saginaw Valley State University. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 June 2013. <http://apps.svsu.edu/careers/ccg/Education_Portfolio/table.htm>. "Viete biography." MacTutor History of Mathematics. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 June 2013. <http://www-history.mcs.standrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Viete.html>. "ViÃ¨te, Francois (1540-1603) -- from Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography." ScienceWorld. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 June 2013. <http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/Viete.html>. "What are some facts about francois viete." The Q&A wiki. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 June 2013. <http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_some_facts_about_francois_viete>

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