Can YOU tell the time? Designers of shell-shaped clock claim it is easier to read because the hours are in a vertical line
It may look like an modern art installation in a gallery, but this shell-shaped clock is designed to make telling the time easier. According to two designers, Westerners read in a straight line and often calculate mathematical equations in a long string ...
A Rant About Straight Lines
It’s not that it’s wrong. It is perfectly true that straight lines, and only straight lines, can be expressed with equations of that form. But defining a straight line in terms of the form of its equation is like defining an even number as one whose ...
The equation of a disaster: what went wrong in Lac-Mégantic
From Nantes to Lac-Mégantic, the tracks are on a grade of 1.2 per cent – meaning that for every 100 metres of distance, the vertical drop is 1.2 metres ... An air-brake line is charged at 90 pounds per square inch, and when an engineer reduces the ...
Slope of a Line - MathHelp.com - Algebra Help
Problems involve lines with positive slopes, negative slopes, slopes that must be reduced, slopes of 0 (horizontal lines), and "no slopes"(vertical lines ... that is introduced in the study of linear equations.
What’s The Difference Between A Dipole And A Ground Plane Antenna?
The signal to be radiated by the antenna is developed in a transmitter and then sent to the antenna by way of a transmission line ... shows the vertical radiation pattern. Compared to the dipole’s vertical radiation pattern, the ground plane has a ...