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Write and Respond 2 by Kelsey Carroll

Before taking this course I knew that there were a lot of issues with our environment. For example, climate change. The government wants to act like it isn’t real and people do their best to ignore it. I use to … Continue reading

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In the News Post 2: EPA keeps Scientists from Speaking about Report on Climate Change

Here is the link This article is about the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency). They stopped three scientists from speaking about climate change at an event that happened on Monday. The scientists were meant to discuss a report they had done … Continue reading

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Shower Usage by Kelsey Carroll

Everyone has to shower throughout their day to day lives. It’s something that we have to do to stay clean. Some of us are using too much water to shower, though. It’s not good for our environment. In my research … Continue reading

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“Mathematics predicts a Sixth Mass Extinction”

This article is about a discovery scientists have made while studying the carbon cycle and the 5 mass extinction events. They found that if a certain threshold is exceeded than that will lead to a very unstable environment. It goes … Continue reading

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Typesetting Kelsey Carroll

\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7 \times 10^{-8}) \times\ (1.6\times 10^{12})=9.12\times 10^{4}\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha) R^{2}=4\pi\sigma T^{4}R^{2}\) \[12\text{km} \times \frac{o.6 \text{miles}} {1 \text{km}} \approx 7.2 \text {mile}\] \(4,173,445,365.50 \approx 4,200,000,000 =4.2 \times 10^9\) \[50 \text{m} \times \frac{3.4\times10^6 \text{kg}}{1 \text{sec}} \times \frac{10 \text{J}}{1 \text{kg} \cdot … Continue reading

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Introduction By Kelsey Carroll

Hello everyone! My name is Kelsey and I’m a junior at Penn State. My major is journalism and my minor is English. Math has always been challenging for me but I’m interested in this course. I took this class because … Continue reading

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