Debian Lenny works ok on my desktop computer, an Asus Pundit AH1 box with dual core AMD processors and nvidia graphics and sound. The Lenny release is the current ‘stable’ and so has slightly old packages (Firefox 3.0xx and OpenOffice 2.4) but runs fast. I can always upgrade to Squeeze (the current ‘testing’) when I [...]
Archive for 2009
Jupiter is following the Moon at present, and this sight prompted me to dig up some of my old astronomical Web pages and spreadsheets. Below are some highlights. The Web site is available on this server in the kepler directory.
My Solstice spreadsheet based on Jean Meeus’ routines from his Astronomical Algorithms is predicting the instant [...]
Download a pdf file with 40 (more) quick fire number questions.
Focus on equivalent fractions, rounding, and some questions embedding the four functions including with whole numbers and one or two decimal number questions in familiar contexts. No answers as yet but I might write a set out.
Download a one side pdf worksheet with 30 quick fire non calculator number questions and numerical answers.
Questions include the four functions with whole numbers and decimal numbers, a few fractions questions including adding related ‘family’ fractions, percentages and fraction conversion, some ratio and rounding and a few problem questions. Designed as a sort of ‘speed [...]
Useful freeware mapping tool