WorldCat Identities

Blatt, Joseph 1948-

Overview
Works: 88 works in 150 publications in 1 language and 1,540 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Interviews  Terminology  Case studies 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Director
Classifications: QA276, 519.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joseph Blatt
Feeling free by Mary Beth Sullivan( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children with learning problems and physical disabilities talk about their handicaps
Against all odds inside statistics( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series goes on location to help uncover statistical solutions to the puzzles of everyday life. Learn how data collection and manipulation, paired with intelligent judgment and common sense, can lead to more informed decision making
For all practical purposes( Visual )

in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series which stresses the connections between contemporary mathematics and modern society. Presents a great variety of problems that can be modeled and solved by quantitative means
College algebra in simplest terms( Visual )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the role of algebra in daily life and demonstrates practical applications in the workplace. Uses symbols, charts, pictures, and state-of-the-art computer graphics to illustrate basic algebraic techniques. Reviews problems step-by step, focusing on the methods students find most difficult to grasp
Algebra in simplest terms( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an instructional series of 26 half-hour programs for high school, college, and adult learners, or for teachers seeking to review the subject matter. Host Sol Garfunkel explains concepts that may baffle many students, while graphic illustrations and on-location examples demonstrate how algebra is used for solving real-world problems. Algebra is important in today's world, used in such diverse fields as agriculture, sports, genetics, social science, and medicine. This series helps students connect algebra's mathematical themes and applications to daily life
Describing distributions ; Normal distributions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describing distributions deals with numerical measures of specific aspects of distribution, such as center (mean, median), spread (percentiles, boxplots, standard deviation), and resistance. Normal distributions covers density curves as smoothed histograms (mean, median, percentiles for density curves) and normal distributions (locating the mean and standard deviation, the 68-95-99.7 rule). Uses animated graphics, on-location footage, and interviews
Normal calculations ; Time series( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Normal calculations covers standardization and calculation of normal relative frequencies from tables and assessment of normality by normal quantile plots. Time series deals with distribution of a single variable, change over time, seasonal variation, inspecting time series for trends, and smoothing by averaging. Uses animated graphics, on-location footage, and interviews
What is statistics? ; Picturing distributions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the why as well as the how of statistics using computer animation, colorful on-screen computations, and documentary segments
Race for the top( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the competition between Fermilab in the United States and CERN in Europe to discover the "top quark" (the predicted, but not yet detected fundamental subatomic particle)
For all practical purposes( Visual )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of statistics: collecting, organizing, displaying, and drawing conclusion from statistics
Systems of linear inequalities ; Arithmetic sequences and series( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 21 sets up a problem, finds a solution, develops linear inequalities, graphs these solutions, and forms a region of feasible solutions. Program 22 explores basic properties and formulas, emphasizing sums of arithmetic series and developing concepts
Circle and parabola ; Ellipse and hyperbola( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 11 using conic sections, takes a detailed look at circles and parabolas. Terminology and formulas for equations are discussed. Program 12 discusses the equations for ellipses and hyperbolas, and demonstrates graphically how to develop the equation from each definition
An introduction in ten parts ; Language of algebra( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 1 introduces several mathematical themes and emphasizes why college algebra is important in today's world. Program 2 examines the vocabulary of mathematics, properties of the real number system, and basic axioms and theorems of college algebra
Overview( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the major themes of statistics, collecting data, organizing and picturing data and drawing conclusions from data. Uses baseball, labor statistics, medical experiments, manufacturing quality as examples of statistical sampling
Permutations and combinations ; Probability( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 25 demonstrates techniques for counting the number of ways that collections of objects can be arranged, ordered and combined. Program 26, beginning with games-of-chance, shows how the subject of probability has evolved to include application in such areas as genetics, social science and medicine
For all practical purposes. Statistics :( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the concept of a confidence interval and describes precisely what opinion polls do and do not tell us
Variation ; Polynomial functions( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 15 applies variation to previously discussed programs and applications. Program 16 covers how to recognize, graph, and determine all of the intercepts of a polynomial function
Functions ; Composition and inverse functions( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 13 defines a function, develops an equation from real situations, and discusses domain and range. Program 14 uses graphics to introduce composites and inverses of functions as applied to cost and production level
For all practical purposes( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the mathematical applications of management science and focuses on the types of problems that operations research helps solve. Uses computer graphics, animation sequences, and live action. Intended for entry-level liberal arts students
Quadratic equations ; Inequalities( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 7 stresses the quadratic formula--how it is used to complete a square, and how it is expressed as the difference of two squares or the sum of two squares. Program 8 develops the basic properties and examines how to solve inequalities using polynomial and rational expressions
 
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