March 9, 2007
Volume 12 No. 10

In This Issue

Meet the Math Forum Staff - NCTM Booth 1319 and NCSM Table 12

Math Awareness Month (MAM)

Math Scientific Calculator


Meet the Math Forum Staff - NCTM Booth 1319 and NCSM Table 12

Meet the Math Forum staff at Table 12 in NCSM's Display Area and also in the NCTM Exhibit Hall at Booth 1319 (a prime number!) and learn more about:

  • Our dragon fractal logo
  • Problems and Puzzles Memberships
          Write Math with the Math Forum
          Current Problems of the Week
          Problems of the Week Library
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Math Tools
  • Ask Dr. Math
  • The Online Mentoring Project for teacher education
  • Online Workshops for Teachers of:
          Grades 5-9: Using Technology and Problem
              Solving to Build Algebraic Reasoning
          Grades 3-5: Tools for Building Math Concepts
  • Math Forum Internet News
  • Virtual Math Teams

View sample copies of our Dr. Math book series:

  • Dr. Math Gets You Ready for Algebra
  • Dr. Math Explains Algebra
  • Dr. Math Introduces Geometry
  • Dr. Math Presents More Geometry

Enter our drawing to win a prize. Drawings will be held at 4:00 PM Thursday and Friday and 11:00 AM Saturday. Winners will have their choice of:

Problems of the Week Class Membership
Set of four Dr. Math books

Solve a Problem of the Day for a chance to win a Problems of the Week Individual Membership or one of our Dr. Math books.

Plan to attend our sessions:

Math Awareness Month (MAM)

The theme of Mathematics Awareness Month 2007 is Mathematics and the Brain.

Mathematics Awareness Month (MAM) provides the mathematical sciences community with opportunities for promoting the importance and versatility of mathematics, and its relationships to our daily lives.

View these pages on their site:

  • Resources
          Theme Essays
          Theme Poster
          Sample Press Release
          Related Resources
          Linking Icons
  • Activities
          View Activities
          Submit Your Activity
  • General Information
          About MAM
          About JPBM
          Publicizing MAM
          Terms of Use

Math Scientific Calculator

John Page has recently added a math scientific calculator as a resource to his Math Open Reference site. Click the link "Show Maximum Size" to display in full screen mode, which expands the calculator to the largest size that will fit your computer's display -- handy for use in a classroom with a projector.

Information on his page includes:

  • Instructions
  • Functions
  • Arithmetic operators
  • Constants
  • The ANS button
  • Decimal places displayed
  • Automatic features
  • Unary minus
  • Full screen mode


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