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 introductorylevel 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
 Twodimensional 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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