BRL: Braille through Remote Learning

Specialized Codes Course



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  • Reading Exercise
  • Writing Exercise

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  • Session 2 Exercise

    Directions: prepare for submission the following exercise. Using one of the electronic braille software packages, transcribe into braille the following sentences. Electronic braille generated using a six-key Perkins emulator is the preferred format.

    For your submission, use the following format: braille your name, email, and institution in the top right-hand corner in the first space, with runovers in Cell Three. Begin brailling on Line Five.

    Submit your braille either via email. Electronic braille (Mac/PCBrailler, Duxbury, Edgar, Megadots, Pokadots) should be sent via email to You can also use the text box at the bottom of this page to submit your work. Simply cut and paste the braille into the box, then click on the "Submit braille" button.

    HARD COPY BRAILLE IS DISCOURAGED! We strongly recommend that you use one of many computer-based electronic brailling software packages. All hard copy braille should be sent to:

    Mr. Robert Gotwals
    The Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
    923 Broad Street Suite 100
    Durham, NC 27705

    1. Find the volume of a sphere having a radius of 6 inches. (Use = 3.14)
    2. What is the least common denominator (L.C.D.) of 8 and 16?
    3. Prove: In logic, the result of each value of x (from an appropriate domain) behaves as a "statement function."
    4. For every sequence (in exercise 19) determine the difference.
    5. Is {Andrew, Albert, Andrea} a true set?
    6. Complete: A (formal) proof is a finite column of formulas ... .
    7. If x > y (x is greater than y) and x = 10, what is the relationship when y = 4?
    8. For vectors (a,b,c) and real numbers (p and q) can we say that a + (b + C) = (a + b) + c?
    9. What meaning does u]' and w]' have?
    10. Write a description of the following set: {Pa., O., Ky., Va., Md.}.
    11. Picture the set of points on a real number line that are in the following intervals: <-3,2>; [0,1>; [2,3].
    12. Show that M = {(4,2) +s(1, -1)}.
    13. What value has the digit t in e5t7?
    14. explain why brackets [ ] and braces { } are called symbols of aggregation.
    15. Which term of (a + b)12? has the factor b5?
    16. What number is names by each of the following: 62, 53, and 74?
    17. 14 m3 + 6 m3 = ? m3
    18. If the sets Vk expand as k increases, what happens to the sets Ck?
    19. Substitute and use
    20. If Pn denotes the nth prime, show that P1P2...Pn+1 is not a perfect square.



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