# A Personal Matter by Kenzabur? ?e

By Kenzabur? ?e

Kenzaburo Oe, the winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize for Literature, is the world over acclaimed as probably the most very important and influential post-World conflict II writers, recognized for his strong debts of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and his personal fight to come back to phrases with a mentally handicapped son. The Swedish Academy lauded Oe for his "poetic strength [that] creates an imagined international the place existence and fable condense to shape a disconcerting photograph of the human main issue today."

His most well liked ebook, a private subject is the tale of chook, a pissed off highbrow in a failing marriage whose Utopian dream is shattered while his spouse provides beginning to a brain-damaged child.

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Calculators give very large answers in standard form. Xy △ Exponent button This calculator button allows any number to be raised to any power. 100012925 × 10 14 so the answer is approximately 110,001,292,500,000 44 NUMBERS Decimals SEE ALSO Multiplication  18–21 22–25 Using a Division NUMBERS WRITTEN IN DECIMAL FORM ARE CALLED DECIMAL NUMBERS OR, MORE SIMPLY, DECIMALS. calculator 72–73  Decimal numbers In a decimal number, the digits to the left of the decimal point are whole numbers. The digits to the right of the decimal point are not whole numbers.

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35 P O S I T I V E A N D N E G AT I V E N U M B E R S °C REAL WORLD 50 40 30 20 10 + 0 – 10 20 30 Thermometer Negative numbers are necessary to record temperatures, as during the winter they can fall well below 32°F (0°C), which is freezing point. 2°C), in Antarctica. ▽ Number line A number line is a good way to get to grips with positive and negative numbers. Draw the positive numbers to the right of 0, and the negative numbers to the left of 0. Adding color makes them easier to tell apart. 0 means nothing; it separates positive numbers from negative numbers –1 0 1 2 Multiplying and dividing To multiply or divide any two numbers, ﬁrst ignore whether they are positive or negative, then work out if the answer is positive or negative using the diagram on the right.