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# BAfriend 1,022

Hello,I am new to Info Barrel but very glad to be writing here. I am a Christian, blessed with a great church family and passionate about writing and sharing knowledge.  I enjoy studying topics in engineering, math and sciences, horticulture, exercise and fitness, just to name a few things. I very much love to write on these and other topics. I look forward to contributing and receiving much from this great community of writers.

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Technology
by BAfriend
9 years ago
How To Understand Physical Acceleration

Physical acceleration like velocity is a principle at work in the physical world and in our lives everyday. When we are walking, driving, or even just living on planet earth we experience physical acceleration. This article will help in understanding acceleration and how it works.

Technology
by BAfriend
9 years ago
How To Understand Speed And Velocity

Speed and velocity are two quantities investigated in the study of physics and while similar they are quite different. This article will explain what each is and how they are different.

Lifestyle
by BAfriend
9 years ago
4 Point Grading Scale GPA Calculation

As a student or parent of a student you can easily calculate your 4 point scale GPA. The 4 point grading scale is a simple way to convert a letter grade into a common, uniform number used as a constant between educational institutions.

Technology
by BAfriend
9 years ago
How To Take The Derivative Of A Function Using The Product Rule

In studying the fields and concepts of Calculus and Physics one finds that derivatives are used commonly in many different fields and types of applications.  A derivative is simply the resulting change that occurs in a function with respect to its independent variable up to a certain limit. ...

Technology
by BAfriend
9 years ago
How To Take The Derivative Of A Function Using The Quotient Rule

A derivative is defined as the rate of change of a function with respect to its given domain or input over a specified limit.  In the study of Calculus, the derivative of a function can be found with the help of several tools including the Quotient Rule.  The Quotient...

Technology
by BAfriend
9 years ago
How To Take The Derivative Of A Function Using The Chain Rule

The calculation of derivatives is common place in the fields of Calculus and Physics.  Derivatives are calculated to determine rates of change, velocities, accelerations, change in rates of growth and decay along with countless other applications in a wide range of fields.  By its definition, a derivative represents a...

Home & Garden
by BAfriend
9 years ago
How To Keep Deer Out Of Your Garden

As a gardener or farmer if you have ever dealt with deer getting in to your garden or fields and eating your crops you know how frustrating it can be.  Even just a few deer can cause severe economic problems and even wipe out a crop.  Deer are very...

by BAfriend
9 years ago
How To Start Your Own Lawn Care Business

If you enjoy working outdoors, working for yourself, working hard and providing great customer service than owning your own lawn care business might be right for you.  Starting your own lawn care business gives you the ability to be your own boss, the flexibility to set your own work...

Technology
by BAfriend
9 years ago
How To Take The Derivative Of A Function Using The Power Rule

Derivatives are used quite often in the fields of the Physical and Mathematical sciences to represent many types’ real life applications.  A derivative by its most basic definition is the output of a function evaluated with respect to some defined variable.  One of the most identifiable sets of derivatives...

Technology
by BAfriend
9 years ago
Math Basics: How To Multiply Fractions

A fraction is a numeric piece of information that represents a comparison between two sets of data. This includes the numerator at the top of the fraction that is considered relative to the denominator at the bottom. For example, consider a survey taken of 100 participants to...

Health
by BAfriend
9 years ago
How To Perform Perfect Leg Squats

Leg squats is one of the best compound exercises you can perform to train your leg muscles. Adding this exercise to your workout routine is a great way to build leg and overall body strength.

by BAfriend
9 years ago
How to Write a Successful Monthly Budget

It's incredibly important to manage and keep track of one's money especially in times of economic uncertainty. Over the last several years, with a downturn in the economies of the world, people have begun to rediscover the value and necessity of money management. Apart from the sour economy, a written budget is the most important first step towards getting out of debt, building up savings, preparing for retirement, or any other important financial goal. Following these steps to learn how to write a monthly budget that you can live with will help set your financial future in the right direction.

Home & Garden
by BAfriend
9 years ago
How To Pick The Right Time To Plant Pumpkin Seeds

Growing pumpkins is a fun and rewarding task but to make the most of your harvest you should make sure you choose the right time for planting pumpkin seeds so that you can grow a healthy crop and harvest in season and this article will help you.

Home & Garden
by BAfriend
9 years ago
How to Choose the Right Pumpkin Variety to Grow

Nothing says autumn like a harvest of beautiful pumpkins of all colors, shapes and sizes. Pumpkins and winter squashes bring joy to so many people for so many reasons, but with the many varieties available to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which is the right pumpkin cultivar for your garden. This article will give you the information you need to help you make that choice.

Health
by BAfriend
9 years ago
Extreme Weight Training: A Pre-Exhaust Leg Workout

If you have lifted weights for any length of time, you know that it can be difficult to build or strengthen leg muscles (or quadriceps as they are commonly refereed to as). On top of this these leg workouts can be intense, grueling and after a while get boring. Here is an extreme leg workout for the intermediate to advanced weight lifter that you can try and just see if it doesn't spark some growth and increase the strength of your quadriceps.

Health
by BAfriend
9 years ago
How To Perform Perfect Pull Ups

Narrow or wide grip pull ups are a great compound exercise you can perform to train your back and bicep muscles. Including this exercise in your workout routine is a really good way to add muscle size and build upper body strength. This article will show you the basics of how to perform the perfect pull up.

Health
by BAfriend
9 years ago
How To Perform The Perfect Push Up

Performing push ups is one of the best upper body and chest exercises you can do. You can perform them just about anywhere and all you need is a hard, flat surface. It's important to perform them correctly so that you get the full benefit and don't injure yourself. This article will show you the basics of how to perform the perfect push up.

by BAfriend
9 years ago
Create A Plan To Effectively Pay Off Your Debt

Paying off your debt is one of the wisest financial moves you can make. Regardless of your situation, you can make and carry out a plan for paying all of your debts off. This article will show you how to get started on a plan to get rid of all of your debt and in the process achieve financial freedom.

Health
by BAfriend
9 years ago
How To Calculate Body Mass Index (BMI)

The Body Mass Index which is commonly abbreviated as BMI is a health indicator that estimates a person's level of body fat. BMI is a tool used by medical professionals to assess a person's risk or likelihood of developing conditions related to obesity such heart disease and high blood pressure. This article will show you how to calculate the Body Mass Index (BMI).

Lifestyle
by BAfriend
9 years ago
Things To Look For In An Academic Tutor

This article will show what important qualities you should look for in an academic tutor as well as the questions to ask when searching so that you find the right one.