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Addition: Quiz


Question 1: The most common situation for a general-purpose analog computer is to add two voltages (referenced to ground); this can be accomplished roughly with a resistor network, but a better design exploits an ________.
Fully differential amplifierOperational amplifierOperational amplifier applicationsElectronic amplifier

Question 2: ________ describes the addition of arbitrarily many numbers, usually more than just two.
0 (number)C (programming language)SummationMultiplication

Question 3: ________ is a kind of "summation" over a continuum, or more precisely and generally, over a differentiable manifold.
IntegralContinuous functionCalculusDerivative

Question 4: Addition is the ________ process of combining quantities.
Mathematical logicGeometryMathematicsSet theory

Question 5: Repeated addition of 1 is the same as ________; addition of 0 does not change a number.
Natural numberCardinal numberCountable setCounting

Question 6: ________ work directly with physical quantities, so their addition mechanisms depend on the form of the addends.
Astronomical clockAnalog computerAbu Rayhan BiruniAstrolabe

Question 7: In fact, during the ________, many authors did not consider the first addend an "addend" at all.
Western art historyRenaissanceBaroqueItalian Renaissance

Question 8: Addition also obeys predictable rules concerning related operations such as subtraction and ________.
MultiplicationExponentiationVector spaceAlgebra

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Adding π2/6 and e using Dedekind cuts of rationals
  Part of Charles Babbage's Difference Engine including the addition and carry mechanisms
  "Full adder" logic circuit that adds two binary digits, A and B, along with a carry input Cin, producing the sum bit, S, and a carry output, Cout.

Question 10: Even some nonhuman animals show a limited ability to add, particularly ________.
HominidaeMammalPrimateOld World monkey

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