Mathematics

*Mark McDonald From Morgan Hill, asks,*

I am interested in the transmission of RF through different materials (especially water). I am trying to understand for instance, how much an RF...

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*Dave Carmean From Vancouver, asks,*

Why does a digital camera need a shutter- I think it should be able to electronically shunt the image to the processing chip for a specified...

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*Matt Hiemenz From Manitoba, asks,*

Electricity. It powers almost all household appliances as well as the complex electronics we rely on to execute complex programs. I am wondering...

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*Kelvin C From GTA, asks,*

Why is it that when calculating the volume of a pyramid, such as a cone, you always have to divide by 3. This means that a cone is 1/3 of a...

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*Ali From Pakistan, asks,*

Is it possible that a cell phone communication may start at 900 MHZ (or any other frequency) and after a specific time it turns to 850MHZ (or any...

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*David Ewing From Sugar Land, Texas, asks,*

In the field of shape recognition, is there a way to register a single frame, such as the outline of a single green, from a streaming television...

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*Hunter Smith asks,*

How does the amount of air inside a soccer ball affect the distance it travels? And how is the amount of air inflated in a soccer ball determined? ...

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*Donald From St. Johns, Newfoundland, asks,*

Comparing the storage capacity of the human brain to computers, if data and memories in a human brain could be transferred to a hard drive, how big...

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*Stephen Venneman asks,*

Could you explain what the fourth dimension is, exactly? Upon looking at an example put up by Professor Koch of the University of Oregon, I am...

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*Alain Goulnik asks,*

I have 2 parents and 4 grandparents (that's 2 generations). If I calculate the number of my ancestors to 40 generations back, the result is huge (2...

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*JWMS Science Class From Winchester, asks,*

We are studying the electromagnetic spectrum. We have a question. Can you speed up radio waves? If you can, could they turn into micro-waves? How...

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*David From the Internet, asks,*

Where did the constant pi (3.14159...) come from? Who discovered it and...

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*Anonymous asks,*

What is the linear function of a circumference of circle to its diameter? I know the ratio is equal to pi (3.14) but I would like to know its linear...

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*Jeff Owens From Seattle WA USA, asks,*

I have an interest in algebraic manipulation of known physical/chemical laws & principles. I am trying to find out if anyone has every assembled a...

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*Steve Clarke From Essex, England, asks,*

What will happen when individual IC (integrated circuit) components reach the size of atoms and can't get any...

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*Jeremy From Norwood, asks,*

What component controls how data is written on a hard...

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*Jonathan Weiler asks,*

How are the tiny chips and wires that go into a computer made? They seem so tiny and...

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*Mohammad From Toronto, asks,*

What is 2 with the power of 4? and can u tell me some consideration of...

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*Ian Rosner asks,*

Can you explain the fourth dimension and state simply Einstein's Theory of...

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*Bobby King From Magnolia, AR, asks,*

My son's girl friend's maternal Grandmother and paternal Grandmother both have the same birthday and year, what are the odds of this occuring?...

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*Johnny From Mississauga, asks,*

In math class, my teacher has been frequently making references to what I've mentally labelled, as "imaginary numbers". Interestingly, he's...

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*Ken Cooke asks,*

I read somewhere there are a total of 9 dimensions. Can you elaborate on what these dimensions are? There is length, width, height and the fourth is...

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*Peter Schmuecking From Roetgen nr Aachen/Germany, asks,*

My son, 13 y, has found a really good idea to prove the four colour map problem without computers, but he needs support to answer a question for a...

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*christina From the Internet, asks,*

Why are portable phones called cellular phones? How do they...

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*Leanne Poon asks,*

What does zero divided by zero equal? -undefined because nothing can divide by zero? -or 1 because the same thing divided by the same thing equals...

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*Jackson From Imphal, asks,*

In my algebra, I learn that (-3 X -2) = +6 but (-3 X +2) = -6,...

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