Blatt, Joseph 1948
Overview
Works:  177 works in 312 publications in 1 language and 2,227 library holdings 

Genres:  Nonfiction films Educational films Juvenile works Photographs from space Instructional films Interviews Educational television programs Terminology Documentary films Charts, diagrams, etc 
Roles:  Author of screenplay, Producer, Director, Author, Editor 
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 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Children with learning problems and physical disabilities talk about their handicaps
4 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and held by 352 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 252 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
7 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 252 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 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the role of algebra in daily life and demonstrates practical applications in the workplace. Uses symbols, charts, pictures, and stateoftheart computer graphics to illustrate basic algebraic techniques. Reviews problems stepby step, focusing on the methods students find most difficult to grasp
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the role of algebra in daily life and demonstrates practical applications in the workplace. Uses symbols, charts, pictures, and stateoftheart computer graphics to illustrate basic algebraic techniques. Reviews problems stepby step, focusing on the methods students find most difficult to grasp
Describing distributions ; Normal distributions(
Visual
)
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 106 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 689599.7 rule). Uses animated graphics, onlocation footage, and interviews
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 106 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 689599.7 rule). Uses animated graphics, onlocation footage, and interviews
For all practical purposes(
Visual
)
8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 102 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
8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 102 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
Statistics decisions through data by
David S Moore(
Visual
)
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introductory statistics course composed of five hourlong instructional videos that contain a total of twentyone individual segments, and a 200page text, which includes exercises, group activities, and quizzes
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introductory statistics course composed of five hourlong instructional videos that contain a total of twentyone individual segments, and a 200page text, which includes exercises, group activities, and quizzes
Algebra in simplest terms(
Visual
)
5 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is an instructional series of 26 halfhour 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 onlocation examples demonstrate how algebra is used for solving realworld 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
5 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is an instructional series of 26 halfhour 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 onlocation examples demonstrate how algebra is used for solving realworld 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
For all practical purposes(
Visual
)
5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 50 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
5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 50 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
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, onlocation footage, and interviews
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, onlocation footage, and interviews
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)
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)
What is statistics? ; Picturing distributions(
Visual
)
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the why as well as the how of statistics using computer animation, colorful onscreen computations, and documentary segments
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the why as well as the how of statistics using computer animation, colorful onscreen computations, and documentary segments
An Astronaut's view of earth(
Visual
)
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film footage on the earth shot aboard the Space Shuttle
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 31 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
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
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
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 formulahow 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
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 7 stresses the quadratic formulahow 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
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
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
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
)
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
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
Absolute value ; Linear relations(
Visual
)
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 9 defines this concept in detail, enabling students to use absolute value in equations and inequalities. In Program 10 linear equations are used to develop and give information about two quantities. Their applications to the slope of a line are also shown
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 9 defines this concept in detail, enabling students to use absolute value in equations and inequalities. In Program 10 linear equations are used to develop and give information about two quantities. Their applications to the slope of a line are also shown
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