During this week in math class, I learned about geometric probability. There are three different types of probabilities. There is one for length, one for angle measure, and one for area. But, they all use theoretical probability, which is the amount […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

## Archive for February, 2016

Recently during my social studies class, I had to memorize the beginning of the Declaration of Independence for a test. The journal assignment for this week is connected to my test. The last sentence of the introduction is very famous […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

## The Book of Five Rings

I recently finished reading the book called The Book of Five Rings written by Miyamoto Musashi and translated by William Scott Wilson. This book was written many years ago on how to win in the martial arts. It specifically focuses on […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

For this week in math class, I learned about circles and regular polygons. But, I will only be talking about circles today. Most of this should be a review. So, the radius is the line that goes from the center […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

## Hiddur Mitzvah

For this week’s journal assignment, we are supposed to write about how we observe the mitzvah called Hiddur Mitzvah. Hiddur Mitzvah is the mitzvah of beautifying other mitzvahs. This means doing more than what is required of this mitzvah. I observe […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

For this week in math class, I learned about angles of elevation and depression. The way these two angles are formed are from a horizontal dotted line and a line of sight from one object to another. In the image […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

## Dying for her Country

For this week’s journal assignment, we are supposed to write a letter of consolation to the parents of Hadar Cohen. Hadar Cohen was a 19 year old Israeli soldier who was recently killed by terrorists near the Damascus Gate in […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Since the lesson I am learning in math this week is very complicated, I have chosen to give you a story with a hole in it to solve. The answer will be in the comments. A man is running away […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Recently, I finished reading a biography on a famous martial artist named Bruce Lee. The book was written by Rachel A. Koestler-Grack. The story is about Bruce Lee’s entire life, from when he was born until he passed away. I […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Last Monday was the Jewish holiday Tu B’Shvat, which is similar to Earth Day. Tu B’Shvat is the “new year” for trees or nature in general. The reason Tu B’Shvat is at this time of year is because this is […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

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