Many of the tools of today's technology--computer chips, lasers, and HDTV--were invented by people who are highly skilled in number sense and operations. As technology has become a major part of our everyday lives, these skills are in ever increasing demand.
Textbook for algebra students.
Successful people apply the skills of problem solving in many areas of life. Mathematics helps you solve problems and think logically. Many times you need to assemble facts and use addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division to solve a particular problem.
Points, lines, and planes are the basic figures of geometry. In algebra, you used ordered pairs of numbers to locate points on a coordinate plane. You also used tables of ordered pairs and linear equations to locate and draw straight lines on a coordinate plane. Geometry on the coordinate plane is called coordinate geometry.
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Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.
- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivonas Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.