Scientific Notation, #Math in the real world @jgreenhood

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Discuss how scientific notation is used in our daily and work lives when we are dealing with VERY SMALL and VERY LARGE numbers. Since all of you are studying to be in the medical field, scientific notation is very important. Discuss situations in which you have encountered the use of scientific notation.

Scientific notation (also referred to as standard form or standard index form) is a way of expressing numbers that are too big or too small to be conveniently written in decimal form. It is commonly used by scientists, mathematicians, and engineers, in part because it can simplify certain arithmetic operations.”

Honestly, right now beyond writing 1,000 I sometimes write it as 1K which is shorter but not what you’re asking about. Other than that I don’t use it at all. In the medical field you might use it in dosing but, as we learned in class too (KISS) keep it simple we are unlikely to see 2ml5 because there is the potential that it was not 2x2x2x2x2 it should have been 2×5. In all do honesty only place in my life I’ve ever seen it was in Math & Chemistry class.

As I’m currently going to school to be a medical assistant one classmate brought up it being used in the field. Unfortunately,  Although calculations can be required for dosages. There is never a reason for them to be written in scientific notation. The only time we may see anything written in scientific notation as far as I can find it’s only done in reference of bacteria counts.

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x+y = coordinates Math @jgreenhood

Think of situations in which it might be helpful to set up coordinate planes, using an x-axis and a y-axis. What kind of information might you plot on this coordinate plane? Can you see any trends by looking at points on a coordinate plane?

coordinateMany of my classmates had some great responses from video games, GPS & Roadmaps. What would you say?

I know normally when you use a GPS you enter street addresses but you can enter coordinates as well. There is this game called geocaching (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. It’s kind of fun. It’s like looking for treasure! Here’s an example, I live in the same zip as the school, 32809. Big Oak (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.‘s cash is at coordinates: N 28° 28.792 W 081° 22.847. So if you plug in those coordinates to your GPS or google maps you will see where X marks the spot.

Here are some of my responses to my classmates….

I recall in one of the MA classes were we charted children’s growth patterns, using measurements of the head, chest, and length. Using those numbers on the chart helped one to know if the child was on target or if there may be a health issue.

Can you imagine what have must have been like for sailors to use Stars or a Sextant to navigate by? Still using coordinates but, I am so thankful for my GPS.

Perfect example! If you ever want to track a family member’s flight, you should go to Flightaware (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. It’s scary at first to see all those planes covering the US, but it’s interesting to see on the map where they are going.

My husband builds model airplanes. The coordinates on the plans show how long a wing rib should be and where it should go in order to make it structurally sound. This is also used in 3D CAD designing as well as well as in graphic arts design. Entering the wrong coordinates can change the design completely.

Positive & Negative #Math in the workplace @jgreenhood

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positive_negative_r07c7dSo I just finished my Algebra class and we had a few interesting conversations so I thought I’d share. One of our discussions was, “Can you think of situations, either in your workplace or in your home or recreational activities where you might use both positive and negative numbers? How important is it to pay close attention to the “signs, + or -” that go with numbers?” So I’m curious what your responses would be to this question.

Here is mine….

Other than in this class, I do not really use negative numbers. I always kept it simple. Online banking balances your account. I don’t do checks. So I guess the closest I’ve gotten to using negative numbers is inventory. For example had an order for a Xoar 20 x 8 WW II Three Bladed prop, unfortunately, we were all out of them. So now our inventory is -1 until our order from China comes in. Again other than that the PC handles all that but we at least know how much we need to balance the inventory to 0.

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100% All Organic Detox By @YoungLeaf #YoungLeafTeas @Jgreenhood

Always Check with your doctor if you’re on any medications prior to using a detox. Although this has organic natural herbs & tastes great, some herbs do have reactions with prescription medications.

Detox tea helps to naturally flush out toxins that build up over time in your body. Although I don’t know if any of these products would have affected the Chemo treatments my mother had I think this would have helped with a lot of her other issues.

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Happy New Year!

Past couple of years has been hard, but with everything crashing this year seems to have been the hardest yet. I mean it when I say it this every year, “May the new year be better than the last.”.

Sadly, this time, I’m going to try a new mantra. I know 2016 is going to be hard, but in some ways, it will be better. I’ve been working hard on making me & my life better.

Oh and that stupid probate gets resolved!

Happy New Year!

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New Year!!!!!!!!!!
And Old Me……….
What I really mean is that New Year is coming – but I’m not new, just the same me…
That’s okay. I like to be me.

And of course, I’m counting my blessings again. That’s great! Because this means that I’m alive and I remember how to count… 🙂 !!!

My New Years Wish: I want to be happy.
But if nothing goes right – I will go left and be happy there… 🙂 !!!

And here is the Recipe for Happiness from: The World According to Silvia Garza:
“Do you want to be happy?
Let go of what’s gone,
be grateful for what remains and look forward to what is coming”.

So let’s be happy this Year, even if we have to go left… 🙂 !!!

Wishing you all Happy and Healthy New Year!
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12 Mobile Apps That Will Help You Earn Extra Money · (The Penny Hoarder)

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Back in April I wrote a post on savings apps. Since then I discovered a few new ones, but not enough to create another posting till now. Call it cheating but. I do not believe in wasting time restating what someone else has so eloquently worked out a great post on apps that not only can save you money but help you earn it. The Penny Hoarder has tons of great articles, but this one is a perfect follow up to my post with only 1 app I talked about being re-mentioned.

12 Mobile Apps That Will Help You Earn Extra Money · The Penny Hoarder.

I do however want to add a few new tips…

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Zahler Whey Protein Review (Strawberry) #ZahlerWheyProtein #Amazon @Jgreenhood

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So I recently came across the opportunity to review some items. Being kind of broke, not having much time for cooking or whether you’re a hardcore into working out, you should try this product. Not only is it packed with 25g of protein per serving but  only 1g sugar and is Kosher too! So if you’re looking for a this to supplement your meal or even as a snack this is a great tasting choice.

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Although I got this on Amazon, Zahler does have their own website with other products available…

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Omega-3 Supreme Review #Health lifefood @Jgreenhood

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Honestly, there isn’t much more I can say than I did in my video. If you have any questions or concerns about using Omega 3 please comment below and I’ll be more than happy to find you the information you seek.

If you liked this review, please like both the video and this post. Oh and Sharing is caring, so please share! Thanks!

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Asana Fitness: Muscle Roller Massager #asanafitness @JGreenhood

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Beyond the video, there isn’t much to add. I did however, I thought there were some demo videos that were not for other brands and I lucked out.

If you have muscle aches and pains whether you workout or just on your feet all day and suffering from pain in this will help you work this into your muscles by easing the cramps and allowing the pain to easy and the muscles to heal sooner.

If you have a video or know of one do please post a link to it below and I’ll add it.

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Flight Of The Red Balloon A Message To The Future

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Yeah, it’s just another sentimental Sunday!

A few weeks ago I was at the flying field watching my husband and some others flying model airplanes at IRKS. Along the light, breeze floated in a red balloon with a note attached. Unfortunately, it floated away and I was unable to see the note.

As I wallow through this mess of my life, I had wished my parents had left a message behind that would make me stop doubting how they felt about me or my sisters. It’s hard to believe they cared or loved us once if at all. Sadly, the feeling had been further compounded by the actions of other family members. Believe it or not we’be been told our parents hated us by a few. Sadly with their compounded help, all that’s left of my parents is a mess.

It’s as if my mom’s sisters erased her & my father. Family heirlooms were taken & given away. Leaving nothing for the grandchildren. What few photos I had in my possession are all that’s left. Old photos of  family that’s passed appear to be gone.

When I was caring for my mom we were practically inseparable. I’d never be gone more than a day or two. If she was ill I’d bring her home with me. I’m glad I was finally able to have the chance to take her to a convention & wished we had had a chance to do it again.

Although I don’t have children, I don’t wish my nephews & nieces to suffer this fate from me. So I’ve started to record messages for them to watch in the future after I’m gone.  Something I hope everyone to do at least once for their loved ones they leave behind.

Umano | estateplanning.com: Message In A Bottle: Just How Important Is Your ‘Legacy’ To Your Kids?.

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