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  1. Why Not Geometry? - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
    An exploration of the validity of teaching algebra at the middle-school level, testing, mathematics ewducation reform, the goal of education, and a suggestion that geometry might be a more important starting point. ...more>>

  2. Why Study Math? How to Study Math - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
    Why do we need to learn math? When are we ever going to use it in real life? Math study tips. ...more>>

  3. Why Teach Mathematics? - Harold Brochmann
    A series of articles addressing the questions Why do we have to learn this stuff? Why do we teach mathematics? Is the mathematics we teach relevant? Why is teaching mathematics so difficult? ...more>>

  4. Width, Diameter, and Geometric Inequalities (The Geometry Junkyard) - David Eppstein, Theory Group, ICS, UC Irvine
    An extensive annotated list of links to material on width, diameter, and geometric inequalities. ...more>>

  5. Wild About Math! - Sol Lederman
    Math posts, which date back to October, 2007, have included "10 ways to get wild about Math," "How to square large numbers quickly (part 1)," "26 tips for using learning styles to help your kids with Math," "The algebra of cross-multiplication," "Flexagon ...more>>

  6. Wilder's Fourth Grade Math and Science - Jim Wilder
    Wilder's blog, which dates back to July of 2008, has included posts such as "Pumpkin Investigation/Family Math Night," "Spuds, Velocity, & Central Tendency," "predict the pattern," "codes and the tricky elevens," and "thinking about patterns." Wilder ...more>>

  7. Wildlife Trade: Buyer Beware - Shelly Peretz, Thornridge High School, Dolton, IL
    Collecting and analyzing consumer values, attitudes, and beliefs regarding wildlife trade and endangered species: a project that demonstrates the feasibility of integrating learning strategies, math, social studies and science within a traditional high ...more>>

  8. Wiles' proof of Fermat's Last Theorem - Paul Hewitt; University of Toledo
    An overview, following Glenn Stevens' article in Modular Forms and Fermat's Last Theorem (Springer-Verlag, 1997). Notes from a series of three 1998 lectures. ...more>>

  9. Wiles, Ribet, Shimura-Taniyama-Weil and Fermat's Last Theorem - Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, The University at Albany
    An archive of FLT material from conferences, lecture, meetings, newsgroups, and Web sites. Much of the material that seeded this archive was copied from the former gopher archive pertaining to "Fermat's Last Theorem"at e-math.ams.org. ...more>>

  10. William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition - The Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
    The examination tests originality as well as technical competence. Questions cut across the bounds of various disciplines, and self-contained questions that do not fit into any of the usual categories may be included. Announcement of winners, description ...more>>

  11. William's Home Page - William Gibbs
    A collection of activities that use simple materials to help students explore mathematical concepts. Topics include: shapes and patterns made from paper circles; geometrical activities with magic paper; window patterns from geometrical shapes; where there ...more>>

  12. Will it rot my students' brains if they use Mathematica? - Theodore W. Gray and Jerry Glynn
    Excerpts from the introduction to The Beginner's Guide to Mathematica V4. Jerry: "I have young students who reach for their calculators to get the answer to 5×6. My response, when I see that, is to explain that such behavior is socially unacceptable, ...more>>

  13. Will the real continuous function please stand up? - Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
    A description and a more rigorous Cauchy-Weierstrass definition that "forms the bedrock of modern real analysis and any standard 'rigorous' treatment of calculus," with a discussion of how the formal definition involves a major shift in conceptual model ...more>>

  14. Wilson A. 'Snowflake' Bentley (1865-1931) - Tobias C. Brown
    An American farmer who spent most of his life producing photomicrographs of snowflakes at his Jericho, Vermont farm. The site includes a Snow Crystal Display with a sequence of 26 images. ...more>>

  15. Wilson's Inversive Geometry with CabriJava - Wilson Stothers, University of Glasgow
    An introduction to inversive geometry, with explanations and illustrations using CabriJava. Many of the results and ideas are Greek, largely due to Apollonius of Perga. The approach is from the Klein viewpoint, using a group of transformations of a ...more>>

  16. Wilson's Theorem - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
    A description and proof of Wilson's Theorem, another consequence (Fermat's Little Theorem being one) of Euclid's Proposition VII.30, with related links. ...more>>

  17. Wilson Stothers' Geometry Pages - Wilson Stothers, University of Glasgow
    A guide to the various geometry topics on Stothers' pages, including Euclidean, affine, projective, inversive, and hyperbolic geometries, and the Klein View of geometry. These pages began as an experiment in teaching projective conics using Cabri to provide ...more>>

  18. WIMAT - Learning Linear Algebra with the PC - Janiszczak, Knörr
    A free DOS and Windows learning and training program, with routines that demonstrate important algorithms or procedures in linear algebra and linear programming such as Gaussian algorithm, procedures for solving linear equations and inverting matrices, ...more>>

  19. WIMS (WWW Interactive Mathematics Server) - Université de Nice - Sophia Antipolis
    Interactive mathematical applications, also available in French, with documentation. The server's exercises and programs are designed to find a polynomial with given values; find the Taylor expansion of a function; find a polynomial from its curve; given ...more>>

  20. WINDandSEA - The Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Internet Locator - The NOAA Central Library
    An atmospheric and oceanic sciences Internet Resource Locator with over 800 selected links to science and policy sites organized by topic and alphabetically within topic. Current interest topics (Year of the Ocean; El Nino)a teacher's corner with teaching-related ...more>>

  21. window into a math classroom - Sadie Estrella
    A snapshot-driven blog subtitled "a glimpse into a math classroom once a day." Estrella's posts, enlivened with pictures of her students and of their work on classroom dry-erase whiteboards, have included "Trying Math Meta-Cognition," "More Arguing about ...more>>

  22. WinFiles.com Windows Shareware Collection - CNET, Inc.
    A searchable virtual shareware library. Newest shareware, and shareware classified and sorted by platform on "categories" pages - for details, see the Readme file. Includes calculators, mathematical graphing tools, unit converters, educational games and ...more>>

  23. WinFlash Flashcard Library - Open Window Software
    A general purpose study program for helping students memorize math facts. Free flashcard decks and a fractions problem generator for use in mastering basic arithmetic facts. For use with any of the WinFlash series of flashcard-based learning systems. ...more>>

  24. WinKE: A Proof Assistant for Teaching Logic - Ulrich Endriss
    An interactive proof assistant based on the KE calculus, a refutation system that combines features from Smullyan's analytic tableaux and Gentzen's natural deduction. The software has been designed to serve as a tutoring system to support the teaching ...more>>

  25. WINKS & KWIKSTAT Statistics Software - TexaSoft
    Statistical data analysis software for Windows (WINKS) and DOS (KWIKSTAT). Programs in zipped format to download; free evaluation copy of any program you are interested in seeing. Courses on Statistical Data Analysis and QS-9000 Statistical Techniques ...more>>

  26. A Winning Division - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    A farmer plans to divide a triangular piece of land evenly between his son and daughter. Because he wants to be scrupulously fair, he would like the two pieces to have not only equal areas but also equal perimeters. Where should he draw the line? This ...more>>

  27. Winning Partitions - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    The simple idea of partitions has developed into a significant branch of number theory. Indeed, "any time the number of ways of writing a number as the sum of other numbers arises, the theory of partitions can't be far off," says number theorist George ...more>>

  28. The Winning Voting System (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan, MAA Online
    Results submitted to the challenge: What do you think is the best voting system among three or more candidates? Joseph DeVincentis suggests a version of approval voting in which each voter has three choices: approval (+1), no opinion (0), or disapproval ...more>>

  29. Winpossible
    Online math courses in Winpossible's learning environment replicate the live classroom experience through authoring, presentation and distribution technologies that allow students to hear the teacher's voice and see their handwriting over the Internet. ...more>>

  30. Wired Math - Dean Murray, Soo Go, Jamie Pearson; University of Waterloo (Canada)
    A free website created for students and teachers by a teacher for the University of Waterloo. The online games, drills, "follow up exercises," and answers address topics common to middle grades on every continent. Also availalble from http://www.wiredmath.ca/ ...more>>

  31. Wireless Philosophy
    Free videos on the practice of philosophy — teaching viewers how to develop critical thinking skills and do philosophy, rather than simply learn what philosophers have thought. See, in particular, Wi Phi's categories of videos on the philosophy ...more>>

  32. WIRIS - Ramon Eixarch and Daniel Marquès, Maths for More S.L.
    WIRIS math tools include a formula editor, online CAS (Computer Algebra System) and advanced math assesment tools. WIRIS tools are easily integrated into Moodle and other LMS. You can experiment with all WIRIS tools running in a Moodle environment. ...more>>

  33. Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) - School of Education, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison
    One of the oldest and largest education research centers in the world, providing an environment where some of the country's leading scholars conduct basic and applied education research. The WCER roster includes nearly two dozen research centers and projects ...more>>

  34. Wisconsin Emerging Scholars Program (WES) - The Math Forum
    A program for calculus students designed to boost the performance and persistence of freshman in the UW-Madison's 3-course calculus sequence--a "gateway" course required of students planning to major in science, math, or engineering. The WES program places ...more>>

  35. Wisconsin Mathematics Talent Search - Mathematics Department, Univ. of Wisconsin
    Each school year, the Talent Search creates five sets of five problems each and distributes them to high school and middle school students in the state of Wisconsin and throughout the world. These problems are not easy, but their solutions do not require ...more>>

  36. Wise Education and Behavior - Rachel Wise
    Educational and behavioral tips on math strategies include "Using Games to Teach Computation"; "Teaching Mental Math"; and "Keywords, Relevant Information, Creating Visuals." ...more>>

  37. Wiskundig Genootschap
    The Dutch Mathematical Society, one of the oldest mathematical societies in the world. History of the society, current activities, and calendar of mathematical activities in the Netherlands. Most information is available only in Dutch. ...more>>

  38. WisWeb - Freudenthal Institute
    The Freudenthal Institute, a Dutch organization for secondary education, provides applets to support/extend the math instruction of students 12 years and older. For this site, WisWeb recommends versions 5 or higher of Internet Explorer, Netscape or Opera. ...more>>

  39. Without Geometry, Life Is Pointless - Avery Pickford
    "Musings on math, education, teaching, and research" by a teacher. Blog posts, which date back to May, 2010, have included "What Makes a Problem Great," "Habits of Mind," "My 6th Grade Version of Algebra," "Technology in School: Where's My Hovercraft? ...more>>

  40. The Witt Design - Ashay Dharwadker
    The Steiner system S(5,8,24) is explicitly constructed. A C++ program to generate the Golay code and the Witt design is provided. ...more>>

  41. Wittgenstein Thought - Bill Finzer, Key Curriculum Press
    Two sketches illustrating a problem posed by Wittgenstein: A stick passes through a sleeve (in which it can smoothly slide). The sleeve is nailed to the wall. As one endpoint of the stick describes a circle, what does the other endpoint describe? One ...more>>

  42. The Wizard of Odds - Michael Shackleford
    As a rule of thumb, the harder a game is to understand the better your odds of winning if you do understand it. By understanding the more complicated games such as blackjack, baccarat, and craps you can have an expected return of at about 99 cents per ...more>>

  43. wNetSchool
    A resource for K-12 teachers, with some information for adult education teachers (i.e., the GED exam). Subscribing to the site is free, but one may also enter without subscribing. wNetSchool provides lesson plans centered around the Internet or educational ...more>>

  44. The Wolf Foundation - Yaron E. Gruder, Director General
    The Wolf Foundation awards prizes to outstanding living scientists and artists, including mathematicians. Read general information and more about the nomination procedure. Named in honor of Ricardo Wolf, the Foundation also awards about 200 scholarships ...more>>

  45. Wolfleg Tutoring - James R. Smith
    Online tutoring in basic math, chemistry, and physics concepts. ...more>>

  46. Wolfram|Alpha - Wolfram Alpha LLC
    A computational knowledge engine that "computes whatever can be computed about anything." Query Alpha about "essentially any kind of systematic factual knowledge," with particular strengths in "areas where computation or mathematics have traditionally ...more>>

  47. The Wolfram Demonstrations Project - Wolfram Research, Inc.
    A web collection of freely available demonstrations in math, science, and many other areas. Interact with the demonstrations directly in your browser. Each Demonstration contains a set of related links to sites such as MathWorld, The Wolfram Functions ...more>>

  48. Wolfram Research, Inc.
    Wolfram is the maker of Mathematica, a software system for numeric and symbolic computation, data visualization, and programming; an interactive calculation tool and programming language to solve technical problems. Mathematica's electronic documents, ...more>>

  49. Wolfram Research in Precollege Education - Wolfram Research
    "In the Classroom" highlights how some schools and organizations use Mathematica extensively in their curricula. The section on "Collaborative Initiatives" illustrates how businesses have teamed up with Wolfram Research to sponsor hands-on workshops, ...more>>

  50. Women and Mathematics Network (WAM) - Committee for the Participation of Women, Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
    A consortium of Program Directors of outreach programs in mathematics for women and girls, providing professional development opportunities for program directors; forums for sharing ideas and expertise; workshops and forums for prospective directors of ...more>>


 
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