June 29, 2007
Volume 12 No. 26
 

In This Issue

Online Statistics: A Multimedia Course of Study

Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section - What's New

MathChallenge.net FAQ

 

Online Statistics: A Multimedia Course of Study

http://onlinestatbook.com/

Online Statistics: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study is an introductory-level statistics book. The material is presented both as a standard textbook and as a multimedia presentation. The book features interactive demonstrations and simulations, case studies, and an analysis lab.

Sections of the book include:

  • Introduction
  • Graphing Distributions
  • Summarizing Distributions
  • Describing Bivariate Data
  • Probability
  • Normal Distributions
  • Sampling Distributions
  • Estimation
  • Logic of Hypothesis Testing
  • Testing Means
  • Power
  • Prediction
  • ANOVA
  • Chi Square
  • Case Studies
  • Calculators
  • Glossary


Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section - What's New

http://www.mcs.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Knott/Fibonacci/whatsnew.html

Since this site was featured in our newsletter in December, 1998, Ron Knott has added a considerable amount of material.

Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section

http://www.mcs.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Knott/Fibonacci/

The Fibonacci numbers are closely related to the golden ratio, also known as the golden mean, golden number, or the golden section; and the golden string (Fibonacci Rabbit Sequence). Ron Knott's pages include:

  • Fibonacci Numbers and Nature
  • The Golden Section in Nature
  • Fibonacci Puzzles (Easier and Harder)
  • The Mathematical Magic of the Fibonacci Numbers
  • The First 500 Fibonacci Numbers...
  • A Formula for the Fibonacci Numbers
  • Fibonacci Bases and Other Ways of Representing Integers
  • The Golden Section and Geometry
  • Two-dimensional Geometry and the Golden Section
  • The Golden Geometry of Solids
  • Phi's Fascinating Figures - The Golden Section Number
  • Introduction to Continued Fractions
  • Continued Fractions Converter
  • Phigits and Base Phi Representations
  • Fibonacci Rabbit Sequence
  • The Fibonacci Numbers in a Formula for Pi
  • Fibonacci Forgeries
  • The Lucas Numbers
  • The Fibonomials
  • General Fibonacci Series
  • Fibonacci and Phi in the Arts


MathChallenge.net FAQ

http://mathschallenge.net/index.php?section=faq

Colin Hughes produced these FAQs after receiving questions about his MathsChallenge problems. Examples include:

  • Prime Numbers: What is a prime number?
  • Irrational Roots: When is a square root irrational?
  • 0.999...: Is 0.999... really equal to 1?
  • Trigonometry: What is trigonometry?
  • Volume of a Pyramid: How do you find volume of a pyramid?
  • Impossible Constructions: Are any constructions impossible?
  • Cryptography: What is cryptography?

 

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