WorldCat Identities

Blatt, Joseph 1948-

Overview
Works: 177 works in 311 publications in 1 language and 2,205 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Photographs‡vfrom space  Interviews  Terminology  Charts, diagrams, etc  Case studies 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Director, Author, Editor
Classifications: QA276, 519.5
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Most widely held works about Joseph Blatt
 
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 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 253 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
College algebra in simplest terms( Visual )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 178 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
For all practical purposes( Visual )

8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 103 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
Algebra in simplest terms( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 58 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
Statistics decisions through data by David S Moore( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introductory statistics course composed of five hour-long instructional videos that contain a total of twenty-one individual segments, and a 200-page text, which includes exercises, group activities, and quizzes
For all practical purposes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sol Garfunkel takes the viewer on an exploration of statistics and their related display and interpretative disciplines. Methods of gathering useable reliable data, such as randomization, and sampling are discussed. Methods of graphical displaying data from histograms to three dimensional computer arrays are shown. Statistics are shown to be useful when patterns of events are more important than individual events themselves. Finally the methods for stating the reliability of the results are explored
Describing distributions ; Normal distributions( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 46 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 )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 41 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 )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 38 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 37 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)
An Astronaut's view of earth( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film footage on the earth shot aboard the Space Shuttle
Logarithmic functions ; System of equations( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Program 19 understanding the logarithmic relationship, the use of logarithmic properties, and the handling of a scientific calculator are addressed. How radiocarbon dating and the Richter scale depend on the properties of logarithms is explained. In Program 20 the elimination method and substitution method are used to solve problems with systems of studying linear and nonlinear equations. Their applications to supply or demand, and cost and revenue are demonstrated
For all practical purposes( Visual )

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

These five programs from the series For All Practical Purposes explore the nature and use of statistics in the modern world
Rational functions ; Exponential functions( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Program 17 the properties of rational functions are developed by investigating several graphs, to determine the intercepts, symmetry and asymptotes. Applications demonstrate double time for simple interest, average cost function and tax rates. Program 18 covers graphing and developing the equation for an exponential function. Applications include bacteria growth, population growth, and radioactive decay
Quadratic equations ; Inequalities( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 25 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
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
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
Surprises in mind( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates that mathematical creativity as expressed in art, architecture, music and industry is built into the brain and can flourish under the right conditions. Reviews the remarkable 12-year study, led by Professor Carolyn Maher of Rutgers University, that followed students from first grade through high school to demonstrate the brain's surprising natural abilities for learning math. Discover ways to unlock this natural human gift for mathematics in the classroom, the workplace, and all areas of life --from publisher description
An introduction in ten parts ; Language of algebra( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 22 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
 
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