## Arithmetic Sequences and Series Sums

Sequence A Sequence is a set of things (usually numbers) that are in order. 1, 3, 5, 7, … Each number in the sequence is called a term (or sometimes “element” or “member”). Arithmetic Sequence In an Arithmetic Sequence, the difference between one term and the next is called a constant. In other words, we … Continue reading "Arithmetic Sequences and Series Sums"

## Temperature Conversion: Celsius to Fahrenheit, Vice Versa

There are 2 main temperature scales: Scale Detail °C the Celsius Scale (part of the Metric System, used in most other countries) °F the Fahrenheit Scale (used in the US) They both measure the same thing (temperature!), but use different numbers Typical Temperatures in Daily Life Description °C °F Moderate Oven 180 356 Water boils 100 … Continue reading "Temperature Conversion: Celsius to Fahrenheit, Vice Versa"

## Degree of Polynomial

Degree can mean several things in mathematics: In Geometry a degree (°) is a way of measuring angles, In Algebra “Degree” is sometimes called “Order” Degree of a Polynomial A polynomial looks like this: 2x3 + 3x2 + x -1 The Degree (for a polynomial with one variable, like x) is the largest exponent of that variable. More … Continue reading "Degree of Polynomial"