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# Aereshaa

Member Since 07 Apr 2008
Offline Last Active Feb 19 2010 08:36 PM

### Aereshaa's Blog > Stupid 'rounding methods'

Posted 17 September 2009

So today we discussed rounding in physics, and I have come to the conclusion that there is only one correct way to round: 0,1,2,3,4 always round down, and 5,6,7,8,9 always round up. The argument for this method is this: when you have a measured value of 0.0, the average actual value that comes to is 0.05, because each extra digit averages to 4.5 and adding...

### Aereshaa's Blog > What a day I have had!

Posted 21 May 2009

First, read this news story. http://www.thestar.c.../article/637592
So today at my school which is pretty close to the bloor + christie intersection, we had a lockdown as well, which kept us in through our normal lunch hour until 1:40, at which point we got a 45-minute lunch break before...

### Aereshaa's Blog > Stuff that annoys me about units of measurement.

Posted 31 March 2009

As some of you know, I live in Canada, and in Canada we use the metric system. The metric system eliminates fractions in conversions in favor of simple powers of ten. However, there are still things in this system that I loathe.
First, the unit of length in the metric system is metres, abbreviated 'm'. The unit of area is square metres, an area of 1m by 1m....

### Aereshaa's Blog > A job that requiered Linux.

Posted 12 February 2009

Today my dad needed to extract the text from a pdf. Sounds easy, right, you would just click and drag, then ctrl-C/ctrl-V. Alas, no. Adobe Reader allows the pdf to make it impossible to copy stuff onto the clipboard. Similarly, a pdf can make it impossible to print it. When my dad explained this situation, I found it incredibly weird. You press ctrl-c and...

### Aereshaa's Blog > I don't like the word "Teenager".

Posted 20 December 2008

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