Volume 6, Number 27

 ``` 2 July 2001 Vol. 6, No. 27 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS Easier Fibonacci Puzzles - Knott | MathNotes.com ALEKS - Math Educational System EASIER FIBONACCI PUZZLES - Ron Knott http://www.mcs.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Knott/Fibonacci/fibpuzzles.html Puzzles on this page have fairly straight-forward and simple explanations as to why their solutions involve the Fibonacci numbers. Puzzles on the next page are harder to explain but they still draw on the Fibonacci numbers for their solutions. - Brick Wall Patterns - Making a Bee-line with Fibonacci Numbers - Chairs in a Row: 1 - Chairs in a Row: 2 - Stepping Stones - Fibonacci Numbers for a Change! - No One! - Telephone Trees - Leonardo's Leaps - Fix or Flip - Two Heads are Better than One? - Leonardo's Lane - Boat Building - Pause for a Little Reflection - A Puzzle about Puzzles! \|/ HARDER FIBONACCI PUZZLES - Ron Knott http://www.mcs.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Knott/Fibonacci/fibpuzzles2.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATHNOTES.COM http://www.mathnotes.com/ An on-line resource for instructors and student users of the Lial/Hornsby/Miller Paperback Series. Teachers can find materials to enhance their courses. Students can strengthen their understanding through interactive tutorials and study aids, or explore concepts through real-world applications and Web links for further research. To access the InterAct tutorials over the Web, download the InterAct plug-in, for Windows only. Topics cover: - Basic College Mathematics - Introductory Algebra - Intermediate Algebra with Early Functions and Graphing - Introductory and Intermediate Algebra - Prealgebra - Prealgebra and Introductory Algebra - Spanish glossary of English-to-Spanish translations -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- ALEKS CORPORATION http://www.aleks.com/ ALEKS, an all-Java, Web-based, one-on-one math tutor on the Internet, was developed at the University of California and is now a commercial product. The cost is \$17.95 per month for each student account. Currently, ALEKS is available for Arithmetic, Algebra I (Beginning Algebra), and Algebra II (Intermediate Algebra). Geometry and Pre-Calculus (Analytic Geometry) are now in development. A free 48 hour trial is available at three levels: - Grades 3 - 8 - Grades 9 - 12 - Adult Take a quick tour here: http://www.aleks.com/tour/Welcome-ENGLISH.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum 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/ Teacher2Teacher http://mathforum.org/t2t/ Discussion Groups http://mathforum.org/discussions/ Join the Math Forum http://mathforum.org/join.forum.html Send comments to the Math Forum Internet Newsletter editors _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ ```