 Writing Assignments in Calculus  Tommy Ratliff; Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics, Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Imaginative paper proposals for SingleVariable and Multivariable Calculus courses cover subjects from "Confusion in Beverly Hills" (geometry, trigonometry) to "The XFiles Makes Me So Angry" (optimization of a function of two variables)  and many more.
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 Writing for a Math Class  B. Sidney Smith, Wendy Hageman Smith; Math Academy Online/Platonic Realms
A "minitext" concerning written communication in mathematics classes, for both students and teachers. Teachers' section discusses possible formats and assessment, and gives sample lessons; students' section gives practical tips on approaching a written
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 Writing in Mathematics  Dr. Annalisa Crannell; Franklin & Marshall College
Dr. Crannell's Guide to Writing in Mathematics, the checklist she uses, and writing assignments from her PreCalculus and Calculus I, II, and III classes. Contents include: Why Should You Have To Write Papers In A Math Class?; How is Mathematical Writing
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 Writing Math (Learning and Mathematics)  Joan Countryman; Math Forum
In her 1993 book Writing to Learn Mathematics, Joan Countryman, the Head of Lincoln School in Providence, Rhode Island, explores the relation between math and writing and provides a comprehensive description of the approach she takes to teaching math
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 Writing Proofs  Leslie Lamport
PostScript, DVI, and LaTeX versions of each (but no HTML) are available. How to Write a Proof: A method of writing proofs is proposed that makes it much harder to prove things that are not true. The method, based on hierarchical structuring, is simple
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 Writings for a General Audience  Marcus Jaiclin
PDF articles on popular and recreational mathematics by Jaiclin, an Assistant Professor at Westfield State University: Notes on Mathematics of Voting Methods; Fractals, Pascal's Triangle, and the padic Numbers; Airplane Passenger Seating Problem; No
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 Writings from the MegaMath Project (MegaMath)  Casey, Fellows, Koblitz; Los Alamos National Laboratory
Documents containing classroom materials and discussions of mathematics pedagogy. The Los Alamos workbook; Lessons for math teachers; An hour in the classroom; Literacy lessons and mathematics learning; Computer science in elementary school; Combinatorially
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 Writing to Develop Understanding: The Math Forum @ Drexel's PoWs  Suzanne Alejandre
What can we ask students about their problem solving that will help them the most? This article, originally published in the December, 2006, issue of the CMC ComMuniCator, journal of the California Mathematics Council, addresses that question by examining
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 wrotniak.net  J. Andrzej Wrotniak
Includes shareware and freeware programs for Windows written by Wrotniak: scientific and regular calculators, a spherical geometry calculator, a logic and strategy game, a statistics graphing program, and a simple program to compute the area of a polygon.
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 www4teachers
A center for practical ideas about technology in education. Articles published online, updated monthly: teacher interviews on firsthand classroom technology; interviews with educational technology leaders; interviews with kids; howto columns on classroom
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 www.caseymongoven.com  Casey Mongoven
In his music, Casey Mongoven works with Fibonacci numbers, related sequences, and the golden ratio. The site includes scores, writings, WAVs, and MP3s among other files available for download. In English and German.
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 www.logic.at  University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
A group in Applications of Formal Logic. This server contains the home pages of
the Institut für Computersprachen; the Abteilung für Anwendungen der formalen Logik; the Kurt Gödel Society; the Vienna Group for Multiplevalued Logics;
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 WWWMath Discussion Group page  Phillip Kent
An email discussion group dedicated to the subject of Mathematica and its interconnection with the WWW, HTML, VRML, Java, and other topics. This site includes a policy statement, how to subscribe, a mail archive, answers to frequently asked questions,
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 www.mathjobs.com  Christof Luchsinger
A listing of mathematics job openings. Display listings according to their geographic location or language requirements, subscribe to updates by email, or read about how to apply for a job. The site categorizes employment opportunities into the broad
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 www.MAZES.com  John Knoderer, The MazeMan
Mazes in a variety of shapes and topics, with other mathematical puzzles as well. Mazes: Message, Shape, Pizza, Movie Madness, Hidden Picture Octomazes, Satellite (Circular) Mazes, Hexagonal, Mathematics Mazes. Puzzles: Magic and perfect squares, Number
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 www.MonteCarloSimulations.org  The Monitor Group, Inc.
A resource library for planners interested in learning more about Monte Carlo and other tools to deal with uncertainty. Read "What is Monte Carlo?" and "Why Monte Carlo?" Find events, literature, software, and more.
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 www.multiplication.com  Krimsten Publishing
Ideas and products to help students understand multiplication and learn their multiplication facts. In Krimsten's rhyming method, for example, visualize a product such as 3 × 4 = 12 as a story about a tree ("three"), door ("four"), and elf ("twelve").
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 www.onlineklas.nl  Paul Koning
Flash games for practicing addition (sommenkampioen) or multiplication (tafelkampioen), with timers, high score tables, and memory components (tafels oefenen). Also, drill in identifying fractions, or converting between mixed numbers and improper fractions
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 WWW Resources for Teaching Statistics  Robin Lock; Mathematics Dept., St. Lawrence Univ., Canton, NY
A paper presented at Technology in Statistics Education, a 1998 conference for teachers sponsored by the Boston Chapter of the American Statistical Association. Its purpose is to direct readers to typical statistics instruction support sites on the WWW.
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 www.TItutorials.com  Mark Turner
Online instructional tutorials and CDROMs for using Texas Instruments graphing calculators (TI83 or TI83 Plus) in mathematics courses. (You must register and pay a onetime fee.)
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 WWW Virtual School: PreAlgebra  Highview; ThinkQuest 1997
In Highview's 1997 Math program the 7th graders were either in PreAlgebra or PreAlgebra Challenge; the supervising teacher for this page was Mr. Larson. Short essays on: Metric Takeover; Goldbach's Conjecture; Factor Game; and WS: Super Bowl Ad Costs.
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 XGC: an eXtension of Goldbach's Conjecture  Andrea Ercolino
XGC is based on a new version of the Eratosthenes' Sieve. GC: Every natural n = 2*k, where k >= 3, is the sum of 2 odd primes. XGC(c,m): Every natural n = m*k, where k >= c + m, is the sum of m numbers belonging to the Euclid(c,m) set. Includes
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 XLfit: Curve Fitting in Excel  ID Business Solutions
XLfit® is a Microsoft® Excel addin that brings the power of scientific mathematics and statistics to Excel, together with supporting charting capabilities. There are over 70 outofthebox models for both linear and nonlinear curve fitting available
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 XLMath SAT Prep: eXtreme Learning for the Math SAT Test
XLMath is an online service designed to improve your score on the math portion of the SAT. It features over 300 SATtype questions with changeable numbers, for practice; timed tests to simulate the actual SAT experience; and recordkeeping features so
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 XLpert  Choong Koon Wai, XLpert Enterprises
Shareware and freeware: 4Cast XL (a neural network addin for MS Excel); xl bit (a genetic algorithm addin for MS Excel); nn_Solve (build neural network models with Excel Solver (freeware)); KaotiXL (rescaled range analysis ( Hurst exponent ) with MS
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 XLPrep.com  BerryLime.com, LLC
Online service designed to improve your score on the math portion of the SAT, GMAT and CAHSEE. It features over 300 SATtype questions with changeable numbers, for practice; timed tests to simulate the actual SAT experience; and recordkeeping features
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 Xmorphia  Roy Williams
Pattern formation from differential equations  an exhibition of images and movies. Morphogenesis from a ReactionDiffusion System: Xmorphia is intended to show the variety of patterns that may be exhibited by a relatively simple parabolic partial differential
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 XNumber World  James Redin
With the Extended Numerical Keyboards with Structured DataEntry Capability method, enter a number in the same way as you think on the number; for example, input one million and fiftyseven with the four keystrokes 1, million, 5, and 7, in that order.
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 XP Math: Careers Database  Tak L. Hui
Designed to help students explore a wide variety of jobs that require mathematics, this database includes descriptions for the hundreds of kinds of jobs held by most of the American work force, and is searchable by math topic or industry sector. The job
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 XP Math  Tak L. Hui
Features include free materials designed to excite learners in mathematics and technology, a free eBooks
library, a collection of math sites, a database of mathematical careers, an interactive math games league and an active forum.
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 XPower Interactive: Educators' Edition  Solutions in Mathematics
XPower Interactive is a full 10 chapter Algebra I multimedia course. XPower reinforces algebra concepts with 3D adventures, mathematical games, interactive tools, handson labs, and much more. For Mac or PC.
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 XPress Formula Editor & Problem Solver  HALOMDA Educational Software
A formula editor and symbolic calculator that enables Graphical WYSIWYG editing of math expressions, drawing graphs, and performing algebraic transformations. Expressions can be copied into Word and solved numerically/symbolically step by
step. For
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 xThink  xThink Corporation
The xThink Calculator recognizes and solves math problems written on pen and tablet; MathJournal also interprets such handwritten mathematics, as well as solves integrals and derivatives, manipulates symbolic math, plots 2D and 3D graphs, outputs to MathML,
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 Xtoys  Michael Creutz
Download cellular automata simulators for the Xwindows operating system, or a PostScript document describing them. See also the gallery of examples.
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 XtraMath
A free web program for students, teachers, and parents that helps kids master basic math facts. XtraMath offers students its adaptive supplemental math activities for use in class or at home, along with a progress reporting system for teachers and parents.
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 x, why?  Chris Burke
A "weblog of mathrelated cartoons and images, math humor and general math discussion." This New York City high school teacher's punfilled posts date back to May, 2006: "Why Math Teachers Hate English Majors," "Imperial Unit," "The 0'Factor, episode
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 xyAlgebra  John C. Miller, The City College of The City University of New York
Download xyAlgebra for interactive instruction and practice in algebra, or xySolver for interactive instruction and practice in verbal problems. These two student programs include explanations of principles of basic algebra, stepbystep sample problems,
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 The XY Chart  Speier Associates
A multiplication table that incorporates the Cartesian coordinates, and aspects of Piet Mondrian's designs for an aesthetically pleasing appearance, to teach elementary school students concepts of multiplication, Cartesian coordinates, arithmetic sequences,
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 (x+y)?  Jim Loy
Some people might guess that (x+y)^2=x^2+y^2. But we know that: (x+y)^2 = x^2+2xy+y^2. How do we know that? An application of the distributive law with an illustration and a magic trick...
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 The XYZ GeoBench for experimental geometric computation  Dr. Peter Schorn
The XYZ GeoBench (eXperimental geometrY Zurich) is a workbench for geometric computation on Macintosh computers. It provides an interactive user interface similar to a drawing program which can be used to create and manipulate geometric objects such as
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 Yahooligans! School Bell: Math  Yahoo
Yahoo's kids' guide to math sites including topics: Games and Puzzles, Geometry, Homework Help, Just the Facts, Mathematicians, Measurements, and Real World Math.
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 Yahoo! Science: Mathematics: History  Yahoo! Inc.
Searchable math history links: Mathematicians, Pi, and miscellaneous links.
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 Yahoo! Science: Mathematics: Numerical Analysis: Numbers: Specific Numbers: Pi  Yahoo! Inc.
A searchable collection of approximately 100 WWW pages having to do with Pi, in the following categories: Calculating Pi; Clubs; Decimal Digits; History; Holidays; Mnemonics; Poems; Search Engines; Web Directories.
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 Yahoo! Science: Mathematics  Yahoo! Inc.
All the best on the Web in math including Indices, alphabetically listed by category: Academic Papers; Algebra; Applied Mathematics; Books; Calculus; Chaos; Combinatorics; Complex Systems; Conferences; Education; Employment; Entropy; Equations; Ethnomathematics;
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 Yahoo! Search Options  Yahoo!
Search all of Yahoo by keyword.
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 Yahoo  Yahoo! Inc.
Search the entire Yahoo database or within categories and subcategories. Major categories include Arts & Humanities; Business & Economy; Computers & Internet; Education; Entertainment; Government; Health; News & Media; Recreation &
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 Yarrow Home Page  Jan Zwanenburg
A proofassistant for Pure Type Systems (PTSs). In Yarrow you can experiment with various pure type systems, representing different logics and programming languages. A basic knowledge of Pure Type Systems and the CurryHowardde Bruijn isomorphism is
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 Yellowstone Caldera  Tina DeBuff; Harlowton High School, Harlowton, MT
This Webquest for high school math and science students requires that they make predictions based on historical data about volcanic activity and damage related to the Yellowstone Park Caldera.
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 YERME: Young European society for Research in Mathematics Education
A forum where people who are new to research in mathematics education can communicate with each other, offering support as well as practical advice. Summer schools, contacts, a forum, and conferences and meetings.
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 YMath Mathematical Models  Jan de Koning
Models and building boxes for education include magnetically connectable "mathmaker" and "polylinks," and tetrahedron puzzles. Other polyhedral furniture and housewares include cube moneyboxes of plywood, copper, and brass; dodecahedron bottle openers;
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