# Research Papers/Topics in Pure and Applied Sciences

##### FOUR AND FIVE FIGURES OF KIFILIDEEN TABLES

The four figures of power of base numbers tables is need to be created for easy synchronization with existing Logarithm table of power of base 10 which is working on four figures. Although the five figures of power of base numbers tables is more accurate because it is having less approximation in its establishment. The four figure tables is easy to compute doing utilization because it is having less digit to work with. This paper presents the four and five figures of Kifilideen (Power of ...

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##### Inauguration of Negative Power of – N of Kfilideen Trinomial Theorem Using Standardised and Matrix Methods

The positive power of Kifilideen trinomial theorem based on matrix and standardized approach had been developed and implemented alongside the general power combination formula which helps to determine the terms in the kifilideen expansion of positive power of n of trinomial expression. This study inaugurated negative power of − n of kifilideen trinomial theorem using standardized and matrix methods. Matrix was used in this research work to arrange the terms of the series of the negative...

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##### Utilization of Kifilideen Trinomial Theorem based on Matrix Approach in Computation of the Power of Base of Tri-Digits Number

The use of binomial theorem to expand trinomial expression of particular power n requires a bit by bit breaking down of the expansion until the final answer is obtained. This method had been seen not direct enough and involve repeated application up to the final results is achieved which make the method to be unattractive. There is need to develop a direct and straight way expanding trinomial expression of any power. Thisstudy utilized kifilideen trinomial theorem based on matrix appro...

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##### Development of Kifilideen Trinomial Theorem using Matrix Approach

Overtime the arrangement of the terms of the trinomial expansion of power of n has been an issue in the area of orderliness and periodicity which as make it difficult to assign each element of the expansion in a standardize term. This study developsKifilideen trinomial theorem using matrix approach. The Kifilideen equations to determine the power combination of any term of kif trinomial expansion and position of any term in the series of the expansion in a group or column of a kif matri...

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##### DEVELOPMENT, CONVERSION AND APPLICATION OF OSANYINPEJU (POWER OF BASE 2) AND ANTIOSANYINPEJU (ANTIPOWER OF BASE 2) WITH LEKAN (POWER OF BASE 5) AND ANTILEKAN (ANTIPOWER OF BASE 5) TABLES

Human day to day activities especially in the sector or area which involves reoccurrence of events always landed into mathematical problems which demands different kinds of power of different bases. Overtime the conversion of power of base of one number to another or to the power of base ten has been difficult to do except with the use of calculator. Due to this the mathematical process of evaluation of mathematical problem is slowed down when calculator is not available. The utilization of ...

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##### Capacity And Efficiency Of Bagasse Adsorbents At Different Experimental Conditions For De-contamination Of Spiked Water

Bagasse, a fibrous residue from Sugar mills, is not easily biodegradable posing disposal challenges. Given its abundance in the sugar producing regions of Kenya, there is continued need to find other alternative uses. The objective of this study was to investigate the potential use of sugarcane bagasse-based adsorbents for removing Cd2+, Pb2+, methylene blue and turbidity from water spiked with the contaminants. Four bagasse-based adsorbents were prepared and used in batch experiments. Sugarc...

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##### Screening For Salt Stress Tolerance, In Vitro Regenerability And Relative Growth Among Selected Kenyan Sweetpotato Ipomoea Batatas L. Lam Genotypes

Salinity affects about 40% of the global area mainly the arid and semi-arid regions. In Kenya the ASALs cover approximately 80% of the total area where agricultural production constraints include water scarcity, salinity and sodicity. Sweetpotato Ipomoea batatas L. (Lam.) is the third most economically important root crop after potato and cassava in the world cultivated for human consumption, animal feed and industrial uses. The production of sweetpotato by smallholder farmers in the AS...

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##### Isolation Serotyping And Molecular Characterization Of Enteric Pathogens For Validation Of “Peepoo” Sanitization Along Handling Chain At Kibera, Nairobi Kenya

An estimated 1.8 billion people in the world use water coming from fecally contaminated sources. This is as a result of 80% of the human generated wastewater ending up in rivers and other reusable water bodies before treatment. The hygienic balance is locally complicated by the fact that 57% of people in informal settlements have no access to basic sanitation, including latrines and toilets. This study sought to evaluate alternative toileting in the name of “Peepoo”, as single use p...

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##### Gravity Survey Of Moinonin Area In Lake Baringo Geothermal Prospect, Kenya

Geothermal energy has become increasingly important around the world for the past few decades. This renewable energy has been utilized for electricity generation in Kenya. Before harnessing and utilizing this energy, survey of the geothermal area must be done. Moinonin has several geothermal manifestations in form of fumaroles, hot altered ground and steaming grounds among others. Even with these geothermal manifestations, gravity survey has not been done in the area. There is need to ex...

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##### Screening For Antibacterial And Antifungal Compounds In Bersama Abyssinica Fresen

Medicinal plants contain a wide range of substances that can be used to treat chronic illness as well as infectious diseases. A vast knowledge of how to use the plants against different illnesses may be expected to have accumulated in areas where plants are commonly used. Conventional medicine has created problems due to microbial resistance. This has enhanced the interest in search for natural products with medicinal property. Information on the chemical constituents in herbs aid in dis...

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##### Isolation And Identification Of Antimicrobials From Erythrina Excelsa Bak

ABSTRACT Microbial infections constitute a serious problem especially in developing countries. Several antibiotics have been developed but their use is limited due to antimicrobial resistance and emergence of new infections. Several plants have proven to be medicinal and this has necessitated research in the field of phytochemistry aimed at generating more effective antimicrobial agents. The aim of this study was to investigate the phytochemical properties with respect to antimicrobial effec...

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##### Evaluation Of The Pumpkin Varieties And Determination Of Their Micronutrients In The Lake Victoria Basin

The Lake Victoria Basin (LVB) in East Africa hosts over thirty million inhabitants most of whom are classified as absolutely poor. The food security in the region is manifested in high levels of malnutrition, child mortality and high HIV and AIDS incidents. There is need for food diversifications. Food crops like pumpkins though indigenous in the region have no established position within the major food crops despite their rich nutritional potential and capability to provide a balanced ...

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##### Assessment Of Knowledge On Factors Contributing To Highland Malaria Outbreaks In Gucha District And Available Preventive And Control Measures

Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by protists of the genus Plasmodium. Malaria is responsible for high morbidity and mortality rates among children under five years and pregnant women. Recent climatic changes leading to global warming has resulted in the emergence of malaria in highlands in Africa where malaria never existed before. In Kenya, highland malaria is very rampant in Nyanza, Gucha District and some parts of Rift Valley province w...

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##### Determination Of Bacterial Composition, Heavy Metal Contamination And Physico-Chemical Parameters Of Fish Pond Water In Abothuguchi Central, Meru County, Kenya

ABSTRACT  Fish farming has been practised all over the world for centuries. Throughout history, humans have used fish as a supplementary source of proteins and as a source of income. Fish performs all their body functions in water and therefore the quality of water is very important to their livelihood. Farmers have suffered losses due to the death and stunted growth of fish as a result of bacterial infections and diseases among other causes. The presence of these bacteria in fish pond water...

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##### Antibiotic Susceptibility And Genotypes Of Escherichia Coli Isolated From Hiv Sero-positive Adults At Mbagathi District Hospital, Nairobi.

Persons living with HIV may succumb to acquired immunodefiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), which renders them susceptible to opportunistic infections. Several antibiotics are recommended for prophylaxis and treatment of the infections. These usage of antibiotics has lead to the development of multi drug resistant strains of Escherichia coli isolated from the gut of persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Such resistance is of great concern as the organisms may become infectious and also serve as ...

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