We’ve all heard the phrase “Time is money.” But what do these two things actually have to do with one another? This video explains the math behind interest rates, revealing the equation that will allow you to calculate the future value of your money (if you wisely put it in… Continue Reading →
Historian – Someone who studies and writes about the past Primary Source – Source written or made at the time an event took place Secondary Source – Source written or made by someone who was not a witness to the event Artefact – A man made object Carbon dating –… Continue Reading →
Theobald Wolfe Tone was the son of a Protestant Dublin carriage-maker. He studied at Trinity College and qualified as a barrister at the age of 26. He was more interested in politics . Tone was angry that the Irish Parliament admitted only Protestants. Though a Protestant himself, he felt religion should… Continue Reading →
“A cell is the basic unit of life. This means that we are built out of cells. A house could be built of concrete blocks. The block, in this instance, is the basic unit of the house just as the cell is the basic unit of life.”
It isn’t easy holding complex sentences together (just ask a conjunction or a subordinate), but the clever little comma can help lighten the load. But how to tell when help is really needed? Terisa Folaron offers some tricks of the comma trade.
Terms Birth rate: Number of babies born per number of adults per year/unit of time Death rate: Number of people that die per number of adults per unit of time Natural Increase: Birth rate minus the death rate Implications: A high rate of natural increase suggests a rapidly growing population,… Continue Reading →
Goods – can be physically weighed or measured Services – tasks that people or machines perform Producer – a business that gathers raw products in their natural state Processor – changes raw materials into more finished products Manufacturers – businesses that make finished products out of processed goods Intermediary –… Continue Reading →
the five senses are – smell, sight , taste, touch and hearing the energy value of food is measured in – kilocalories of kilojoules examples of staple foods are – bread and potatoes what is bad nutrition – malnutrition too little food causes – starvation too much food causes –… Continue Reading →
Loss leader – Product sold below cost Caveat Emptor – “Buyers Beware” Consumers Association Ireland – Voluntary agency campaigning for consumer rights Receipt – Proof of purchase Consumer – Someone who buys goods or uses services Small claims court – Deals with claims of value less than €1,270 Monopoly –… Continue Reading →
Like an actor’s script, a sheet of music instructs a musician on what to play (the pitch) and when to play it (the rhythm). Sheet music may look complicated, but once you’ve gotten the hang of a few simple elements like notes, bars and clefs, you’re ready to rock.