 Dave's short course on Complex Numbers  David Joyce; Clark University
An introduction to complex numbers, including a little history (quadratic and cubic equations; Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, the number i) and the mathematics (the complex plane, addition, subtraction; absolute value; multiplication; angles and polar
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 David Bailey's World of Tessellations  David Bailey
Some high quality tessellations of a "representational" nature, as exemplified by M.C. Escher. Includes notes on the designs themselves, the design process, the history of tessellations, and references.
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 David Bruce Wilson
David Bruce Wilson researches probability, combinatorics, and theoretical computer science. Abstracts of his articles on these subjects are available on the web and may be downloaded in PostScript or .dvi formats. Software available for download includes
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 David Eppstein's Teaching  David Eppstein
Archives of Information and Computer Science courses in computational statistics, computability, design and analysis of algorithms, computational geometry, game programming (Java versions of mancala, othello, and fanorona), graduate data structures, computational
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 David Goodman's Math Links  David Goodman, editor
Link listings for a variety of topics, organized by those topics.
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 David J. Wright  Mathematics Dept., Oklahoma State University
Wright's main field is number theory, particularly algebraic number theory and algebraic groups, with methods from functional analysis and analytic number theory. Papers: Observations of N. Katz on the finer distribution of Gauss sum angles and similar
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 David Marius Bressoud
David Bressoud has written several undergraduate textbooks that use physics and the history of mathematics to motivate the study of multivariable calculus, number theory, real analysis. Other books include A Course in Computational Number Theory and
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 The David Mulhall Centre  David Mulhall
Site with resources and suggested treatments for people with Dyslexia, Dyscalcula, Dyspraxia and Attention Deficit Disorder. Extensive site, linking to The David Mulhall Centres in London and the UK.
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 David Pollack
Download the author's thesis, "Explicit Hecke Actions on Modular Forms" (Harvard, 1998) in DVI format.
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 David Royster's Home Page  Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of North CarolinaCharlotte
Research and Scholarly Interests  Papers: Algebraic and Differential Topology; Use of Computer Algebra Systems in Mathematics Education. See also MAED 3103, a course for Secondary School mathematics teachers covering material drawn from Algebra I and
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 David's Math Pages  David E. Dirkse
Freeware includes GraphicsExplorer (plotting equations, curve fitting, differentiate, integrate, use constants a,b,c changable at mouseclick, graphics adjust...), linEq (solve systems of lin. equations and watch GaussJordan elimination step by step...),
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 DavidsoftNet  David Strauss
A site that organizes and presents Texas Instruments (TI) calculator software and other resources on the Web in folders and categories, much like Yahoo. TI Calculator links are broken down into assembly coding sites, hardware sites, major sites, TI85
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 David Sumner's Home Page  David Sumner
Study guides, exams, quizzes, problem sets, exam review materials, utilities, programs and simulations, syllabi, and other materials for courses such as calculus, sequences and series, graph theory, number theory and cryptography, and probability. The
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 DavidZiskind.Org  David Ziskind
Articles discussing variational problems, ordinary differential equations, series reversion, least squares regression, quantifiers, extrema, internal rate of return, and other mathematical topics.
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 The Da Vinci Game  Martin Woods & Allison Carmichael
A board game with 800 challenges, including 200 numerical Logic Key questions. These can involve solving equations, using probability or applying lateral thinking, such as in the question: "cone alone flour minus call".
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 Davitily Math Problem Generator  Nguyen, Ly; and Pardue, David
Create worksheets and tests, including options for multiple choice, printable versions, and answer keys. Click to insert preworded questions in basic math, algebra, and geometry, the parameters of which vary randomly. Requires JavaScript. Also available
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 A Day at the Office (Global Citizen Project)  Georgia Perimeter College
Your new boss assigns you to get on the Internet and find out as much as you can about data mining  who's doing it, why are they doing it, what benefits could the company receive if we did it, what software is available and the cost of the software,
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 Daylight Savings Time  Jim Loy
A short explanation of Daylight Savings Time in the United States.
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 Day Of The Week Of Any Date  Jim Loy
An explanation of how to figure the day of the week for any date, with some detailed shortcuts and some tables you might memorize.
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 DC Proof  Dan Christensen
New software to teach the fundamentals of logic and proof. Enables user/student to write errorfree proofs by selecting rules of inference, axioms, etc. from convenient dropdown menus. Includes tutorial with exercises.
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 DeadLine OnLine  Ionut Alex. Chitu
Freeware that graphs equations and precisely estimates their roots. It includes the option to evaluate the function and the first two derivatives, find extrema of the function and integrate numerically. For Visual Basicenabled computers running Windows
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 Deal.II: A Differential Equations Analysis Library  Wolfgang Bangerth, Ralf Hartmann, and Guido Kanschat
This C++ program library targets the computational solution of partial differential equations (PDEs) using adaptive finite elements. Among other features, it works for one, two, and three space dimensions; handles locally refined grids, fully supporting
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 Deal or No Deal > Game  NBC
A Flash version of the television game show hosted by Howie Mandel. Begin by choosing one of 26 briefcases. Each contains cash  as little as one cent to as much as one million dollars. Then either stay with your original briefcase choice or make a "deal"
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 Dear Marilyn, About Leap Years (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
Your explanation [in Parade Magazine] of September 13, 1998 that we may need to skip a leap year EVERY FEW THOUSAND YEARS because the tropical year (about 365.2422 days) is a bit shorter than the average calendar year (365.2425 days) neglects CHANGES
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 Decibels (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
Challenge: The Christian Science Monitor of July 8, 1999, reports that "according to the NRDC, the amount of ambient noise in the ocean may have increased by 10 decibels  in other words, 10fold  between 1950 and 1975." Is this correct?
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 Decimal Coins of the UK  Tony Clayton
The change to decimal coinage: Decimalisation Day. DDay was February 15th 1971. On that day the United Kingdom changed from the centuries old tradition of using 12 pence to the shilling and 20 shillings to the pound to a new decimal 100 new
pence to
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 Decimal numbers (Middle School Math)  Homeworkhelp.com, Inc.
A lesson on decimals: What is a decimal number? Converting fractions to decimals, and decimals to fractions; Adding and subtracting decimal numbers; Multiplying decimal numbers; Dividing decimal numbers; Rounding.
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 Decimal Places on a Number Line  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
Decimal places: On a number line, which of the following numbers would be the farthest to the right? 0.001, 0.0015, 0.00099, 0.0005. A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Decimals and Logarithms in the Works? And a Dyer's Hand too?  Penn Leary
Shakespeare, Decimals and Logarithms: What did Shakespeare know about mathematics, particularly logarithms and the decimal system? And when did he know it? An article partly from Leary's book, The Second Cryptographic Shakespeare.
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 Decision Analysis Society (DAS)  INFORMS
DAWeb promotes the development and use of logical methods for the improvement of decisionmaking in public and private enterprise. Such methods include models for decisionmaking under conditions of uncertainty or multiple objectives; techniques of risk
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 Decision Development Corporation
Software for K12 students and teachers, for all platforms. Math software included separately and as part of other product lines. (Gigamath Playground and Junior Gigamath Playground offer word problem practice for ages 714 and 48 respectively; Ellen
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 Decisioneering, Inc.
Excelbased decision analysis software tools (Crystal Ball, CB Predictor) for risk analysis and business forecasting.
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 Decision Making Information  Model Education Systems Associates: MESA, Inc.
MESA specializes in the development, implementation and use of decision support systems and related quantitative information resources, especially quantitative tools for research, evaluation and policy analysis directed toward children and their living
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 Decision Sciences Institute
An interdisciplinary, international organization dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of education and research about business decisions. Publishes the Decision Sciences Journal.
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 Decision Theory and Decision Trees  Mind Tools
A method for organizing and analyzing financial decisions, and other decisions with clear numerical payoff.
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 Decision Tree for Optimization Software  Hans D. Mittelmann, P. Spellucci
Information on optimization software and optimization research, including links to a dictionary, tutorials, testcases, interfaces, and software.
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 Deckulator  Michael B. Moore
For your collectible trading card games, especially Magic: the Gathering. Deckulator calculates the percentage that a card combination will occur in the first cards dealt off the top of the deck. The calculator uses multivariate hypergeometric distribution.
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 Deep in the Jungles  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Humans are predisposed to seeing order and meaning in a world that too often presents random choices and chaotic evidence. Random events sometimes get linked into a meaningful, though ultimately bogus, scenario... At the same time, the mathematics of
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 Deepwater Horizon Incident  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
NOAA has put together a site full of resources about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In the left margin, choose "Information for: Students and Teachers" to access data sets as well as articles for the classroom, such as a Q&A that
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 Defending the Roman Empire  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Questions of military strategy can be handled mathematically. Charles S. ReVelle of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and Kenneth E. Rosing, recently retired from Erasmus University Rotterdam, describe their approach in the AugustSeptember American
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 Defining Geometric Formulas (Ask Dr. Math FAQ)  Math Forum
Definitions of two and threedimensional figures in general, and a note on dimensions.
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 The Definitive Four Fours Answer Key  David A. Wheeler
From 0 up to 40,000, whole number mathematical expressions that use only common mathematical symbols and exactly four 4s. Wheeler offers his solutions in three different formats: an abbreviated list of answers; a text file of results, mathematical expressions,
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 Dekov Software
Educational software, a journal of computergenerated Euclidean geometry, and a computergenerated encyclopedia of Euclidean geometry. Current software titles include: Solving Triangles (stepbystep solutions to triangle problems in elementary geometry);
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 Delaware State Data Center  Delaware Economic Development Office
A focal point for the distribution of census information in Delaware and for the dissemination of other information from the federal government, state government and other sources, coordinating the use of census and other data for economic development.
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 Deliberative Discourse Idealized and Realized: Accountable Talk in the Classroom and in Civic Life  Sarah Michaels, Catherine O’Connor, Lauren B. Resnick
An article in PDF format. Abstract: Classroom discussion practices that can lead to reasoned participation by all students are presented and described by the authors. Their research emphasizes the careful orchestration of talk and tasks in academic learning.
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 Delphi For Fun  Gary Darby; Intellitech Systems Inc.
Delphi is based on the Pascal programming language developed in the early 1970s by Niklaus Wirth and named after mathematician Blaise Pascal. This site explores the use of programming as a tool in math problem solving, discussing interesting problems,
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 Delta Blocks  Hop David
A way to model different 3D tessellations and a tool for studying geometry, crystallography, and polyhedra. Delta blocks were inspired by M. C. Escher's print "Flatworms," which he said demonstrates that one can build a house not only with the usual
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 Demiregular Tessellations  Totally Tessellated
Color renditions and a real example of a demiregular tessellation. Templates allow you to print renditions of each tessellation suitable for coloring activities.
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 Demography: the Java Version  Daniel Udovic, Joshua Coxwell
Java Demography 2.0.2 simulates growth in age structured populations. The program's click and drag features allow users to directly manipulate the fertility and mortality graphs and the population's current age distribution, represented as a bar chart
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 De Moivre's Theorem  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about de Moivre's theorem, including its usefulness and proofs.
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