6 01, 2016

PLUS HQ Wishes You a Great 2016!

By |2016-01-06T08:22:42-06:00January 6, 2016|@PLUS|0 Comments

We at PLUS wish you, PLUS members, a successful and prosperous 2016. Unlock the full potential of your PLUS membership this year by utilizing all of the resources available to members - discover more on the PLUS website.

29 06, 2012

Why “x” is the unknown – The intersection of algebra and linguistics

By |2012-06-27T13:30:02-05:00June 29, 2012|FTTCF|1 Comment

Think back to your school days. As you no doubt recall from algebra, "x" is the unknown waiting to be defined. But why is the unknown "x" and not some other character? Well, it turns out we have to turn to Arabic - more specifically when Arabic knowledge and language was translated into Spanish. In this humorous Fall Through the Cracks Friday installment compliments of Ted, Terry Moore explores why "x" is x.

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