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November 7 2005 Vol. 10, No. 45 THE MATH FORUM @ DREXEL INTERNET NEWS The Library of Math | Math TV | 5 Numbers THE LIBRARY OF MATH http://libraryofmath.com/ The Library of Math website was designed by David Andrew Smith, The University of Texas at Artlington, to be a "browser-quiet" place -- easy to navigate, and self-contained -- suitable for those of any skill level to come and learn and eventually become experts. Dedicated to serving the world's need for mathematical education, the Library of Math and its database of mathematical information are free for the public to browse and learn from. Topics include: - Business Algebra - Business Calculus - Calculus I - Calculus III - Euclidean Geometry - Financial Mathematics - Group Theory - Trigonometry Read more about the development of the site's articles and how to use them: http://libraryofmath.com/Home.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATH TV http://www.actionmath.com/index.html Math TV is a learning project for middle school students that covers the topics of: - whole numbers - fractions - percentages - ratios - probability - algebra - geometry Each week, Math TV posts a Flash movie of a new math problem. Follow along as the main character, IQ ("Infinity Quick"), introduces the problem and works through its solution, step by step; then work an interactive word problem similar to the one you've just watched in the online video. The practice area on the site has a calculator and notepad for testing ideas or making a drawing. Students are invited to send their own challenging math word problems to IQ for possible inclusion on Math TV: http://www.actionmath.com/AskIQ_1.html Use the "Roll 'Em" link to view the archive of previous episodes: http://www.actionmath.com/TuneIn_1.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 5 NUMBERS http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/5numbers.shtml On their website, the BBC has archived Simon Singh's quirky radio broadcasts on: - Zero - Pi - The Golden Ratio - The Imaginary '' - Infinity BBC Radio 4 broadcasted two follow-up radio series by Singh, and one more by mathematician Marcus du Sautoy: - Another 5 Numbers - A Further 5 Numbers - 5 Shapes Listen to the broadcasts, download the audio files, and read the accompanying illustrated articles online. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum @ Drexel http://mathforum.org/ Ask Dr. Math http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ Problems of the Week http://mathforum.org/pow/ Mathematics Library http://mathforum.org/library/ Math Tools http://mathforum.org/mathtools/ Teacher2Teacher http://mathforum.org/t2t/ Discussion Groups http://mathforum.org/kb/ Join the Math Forum http://mathforum.org/join.forum.html Send comments to the Math Forum Internet Newsletter editors Donations http://deptapp.drexel.edu/ia/GOL/giftsonline1_MF.asp Ask Dr. Math Books http://mathforum.org/pubs/dr.mathbooks.html _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ |

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