Math Forum Internet News

Volume 5, Number 36

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4 September 2000                                 Vol. 5, No. 36

                 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS

                Chameleon Graphing - Whitcher
         Famous Curves Applet Index | Banach Matters

    The Math Forum's six Problems of the Week are back
    in session for the 2000-2001 school year. Students
    are invited to submit solutions to Elementary,
    Middle School, Geometry, Algebra, Discrete Math, and
    Trig/Calculus problems: http://mathforum.org/pow/ .

              CHAMELEON GRAPHING - Ursula Whitcher

              http://mathforum.org/cgraph/cplane/

A Web unit that introduces the coordinate plane, for 
late elementary and middle-school students. 

With the help of Sam the Chameleon, learn to find points on 
a number line and graph points in the coordinate plane. 
Contents include:

   - Introduction 
   - Points on a Line 
       Negative Numbers 
   - The Plane 
       Finding Points in the Plane 
       Graphing Points in the Plane 
   - Scale 
       Estimating Points 
       Tricky Graphs 
   - Glossary 
   - Links
   - Note to Grownups


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                   FAMOUS CURVES APPLET INDEX
                  MacTutor Math History Archive

       http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/history/Java/

From Astroid, Cardiod, Catenary, and Cayley's Sextic to the 
Trisectrix of Maclaurin, Tschirnhaus' Cubic, Watt's Curve, 
the Witch of Agnesi - and many more - click on the name of a 
curve to experiment with some of its associated curves. 
(Your browser must be capable of running Java.) 

The Famous Curves Applet Index is hosted by the MacTutor 
History of Mathematics archive at St. Andrews:

          http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/history/


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                         BANACH MATTERS

         BA DICT: THE BANACH ALGEBRA DICTIONARY - Bland

             http://www.bigwig.net/banach-algebras/

A searchable dictionary of definitions and theorems used
in the study of Banach algebras. Entries may be viewed as 
pictures or in HTML or LaTeX formats. 

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                 BANACH SPACES BULLETIN BOARD
       Mathematics Department, Oklahoma State University

         http://www.math.okstate.edu/~alspach/banach/

Links to preprints of papers in Banach space theory and 
related fields, and archives of messages that have been
sent to all subscribers to the associated list. In addition,
the Recent section lists the most recent papers that have
been added to the archive. The archive itself is a subset
of the functional analysis section of the math archive at 
Los Alamos. 
            
                   
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