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9 December 1996 Vol. 1, No. 10 MAA Online | Forum Searchers | Eric's Treasure Trove | 1996 Puzzle THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS FEATURED INTERNET RESOURCE: MAA ONLINE - TEACHING & LEARNING http://www.maa.org/t_and_l/index.html The MAA Teaching and Learning Web pages are designed to provide useful and thoughtful articles about teaching mathematics. - John and Annie Selden's Research Sampler column is called "Of What Does Mathematical Knowledge Consist?" It begins with the deliberations of the Summer 1995 ICME-8 Working Group on Forms of Mathematical Knowing and continues on from there. The column will appear every three months. - The Innovative Teaching Exchange, edited by Bonnie Gold, is a forum for people teaching mathematics at the college level to share new methods they have tried, invented, or discovered. Interested teachers are invited to contribute. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATH FORUM SEARCHERS COMPLEX SEARCHER With the Forum's Complex Searcher you can search by keyword plus any of more than 30 categories we've used to catalogue math Web sites for you, from arithmetic and geometry to nonlinear dynamics and number theory. http://mathforum.org/~steve/mathall.search.html In addition, we classify math materials by Resource Type, Topic, Level, Organization, or Key Site, and these views can be selected from the Table of Contents: http://mathforum.org/~steve SIMPLE SEARCHER You can also look for Internet math resources by using our Simple Searcher and entering keywords. Here, if you don't get exactly what you want you can send your keywords on to one of the major Internet search engines we support, including AltaVista, MetaCrawler, Yahoo, and DejaNews. http://mathforum.org/grepform.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- FROM THE E-MAILBAG Can you tell me where on the Internet I can find math formulas and information for my son? Here's a great resource for you: ERIC'S TREASURE TROVE OF MATHEMATICS, a comprehensive alphabetical on-line encyclopedia of math terms, equations, and derivations. http://www.astro.virginia.edu/~eww6n/math/math.html Organized alphabetically, its cross-referenced factoids come fully equipped with explanations, examples, references and more. You'll find everything from the Abacus and the abc Conjecture to the Zsigmondy Theorem. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- RUTH CARVER'S 1996 PUZZLE http://mathforum.org/ruth/1996.puzzle.html Using the digits in 1996 and any operations, try to write equations that have the numbers from 0 to 100 as the answer. The solution for each number and the name of the first person to send it will be posted. This puzzle is popular - don't wait to explore it or there won't be any empty slots when you get there! -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/ Ask Dr. Math http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ Problem of the Week http://mathforum.org/pow2/ Internet Resources http://mathforum.org/~steve/ Join the Math Forum http://mathforum.org/join.forum.html Send comments to the Math Forum Internet Newsletter editors _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ | \ / | / \ / \ |

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