 MicroGeometry  Marcus Pontuti
A solid geometry volume and surface area calculation utility for the PalmOS PDA. featuring thirteen of the most common shapes, supporting equations, and the ability to build composites. All equations are listed on the site.
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 MicroScapes  Lucent Technologies
A series of photographs taken through high power microscopes. Galleries include:
Silicon Dreams, Atoms and Ions, The Edge of Light, Solid States, Symmetry in Motion, and Memories, Glass and Apparitions.
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 Microsoft in Education  Microsoft Corporation
Organized into K12 education, higher education, academic products and pricing, and education resellers and business partners. Math, Economics, and Science Lessons for using Office in the classroom use Word, Excel, Power Point, and Internet Explorer to
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 MidAtlantic Center for Mathematics Teaching and Learning
A consortium of universities and school systems offering doctoral studies in mathematics education and developing model programs for mathematics teacher education, funded by the National Science Foundation. Partners include: The University of Delaware,
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 The Middle East  Mathematics and the Liberal Arts  Todd Hammond
Notes on published articles: a resource for student research projects and for teachers interested in using the history of mathematics in their courses. Many pages focus on ethnomathematics and on the connections between mathematics and other disciplines.
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 Midwest GeoGebra Journal  Michael Todd Edwards and Steve Phelps, Editors
The official publication of the GeoGebra Institute of Ohio, Midwest GeoGebra Journal publishes articles about the use of GeoGebra in teaching and learning mathematics at all levels.
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 Mike Cook's Canonical List of Math Jokes
A collection of math jokes, quotes, and humor for those interested in
mathematics.
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 Mike's Archive of Riddles and Puzzles (MARP)  Michael Winckler
A puzzle of the week, and an archive of more than 120 puzzles and riddles, with solutions, published in Die FreizeitWoche, a weekly webzine for the AG of Prof. Bock at the IWR in Heidelberg.
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 Mile High Math: Using the Web to Teach Mathematics  Univ. of Colorado at Denver
A service function of the UCD Mathematics Department, designed to aid in gathering and teaching Web resources. Links to undergraduate and graduate courses on the Web, places with teaching information, and some tools  a midterm evaluation form, a script
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 Military Operations Research Society (MORS)
A society whose goal is to enhance the quality and usefulness of military operations research. Publications: the MOR Journal and PHALANX Online, an electronic variant of the quarterly MORS bulletin.
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 Millefiori!  David Joyce; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Clark University
Fractal patterns produced by an algorithm with changeable parameters.
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 Millennium Primes  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
The arrival of the year 1999 and the impending transition to 2000 has captured the attention of people who like to play with integers. Consider 1999. It's a prime number, meaning that it is evenly divisible only by itself and 1 (see
Prime Talent). As
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 The Millennium Sphere  The Cooper Union
Jean Le Mee, Manuel A. Baez, and a team of their Cooper Union students submitted the Millennium Sphere for an international timecapsule competition sponsored by the New York Times Magazine. Watch a Shockwave animation of Ad Quadratum generation that
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 Millionaire's Paradox (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
Answering the challenge: What should your strategy be if the $500,000 question is: "With how much money will you leave here tonight: (A) $32,000 (B) $250,000 (C) $500,000 (D) $1,000,000"? Math Chat thinks that the wisest course is to walk away with the
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 MindCrafts  Malgosia Askanas
Individualized, remote, live math instruction tailored to the needs of adults. Workplace math, remedial math, recreational math.
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 Mind Your Decisions: Game Theory Tuesdays  Presh Talwalkar
An archive of weekly blog posts of articles about game theory. The articles cover probability, politics, personal finance, and economics. The focus is on building strategic thinking and improving outcomes, particularly for personal finance.
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 Minesweeper Logic  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
In the basic version of this Windowsbased game, the player faces a gray landscape of 64 blank squares in an eightbyeight grid. The object is to locate 10 randomly placed "land mines" hidden among the playing field's squares, working as quickly as possible
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 Miniball Project: Smallest Enclosing Ball of Balls  Bernd Gärtner, Institut für Theoretische Informatik, Switzerland
Code for finding the miniball, or smallest enclosing ball, of a given set of balls in ddimensional Euclidean space. Download available in C++
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 Minimal Snow  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
For a truly cool experience, there's nothing like transforming a 12foot, 20ton block of manufactured snow into a giant sculpture. That's the premise underlying the Breckenridge snow sculpture championships in Colorado, held annually in January. This
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 Minimal Surfaces and Soap Bubbles  J. A. Sethian
Level Set Methods for Minimal Surfaces. A paper and movie about soap bubbles. Given a wire frame, how can one find a minimal surface that spans the frame? Motion under curvature provides an appealing way to find the surface. To illustrate the idea, what
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 A Minimal Winter's Tale  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
For the second year in a row, a team assembled by mathematician Stan Wagon of Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn., participated in the Breckenridge snow sculpture championships in Colorado. In its debut effort last year, the team carved a huge block
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 Mining Prime Terrain  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
Venturing again into largely unexplored digital territory, computer scientists at Cray Research have unearthed another gargantuan prime number, setting a new record for the largest known prime. This number, 2^1,257,787  1, has 378,632 digits, putting
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 Minitab Inc.
"Making data analysis easier." MINITAB is statistical software that can be used for basic statistics, regression analysis, analysis of variance, tables, multivariate analysis, statistical process control, reliability/survival analysis, nonparametrics,
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 MiniWebtool  Kevin Liu
Online math tools include an average calculator, base converter, basen calculator, binary calculator, binary converter, binary to decimal converter, binary to hex converter, binary to octal converter, bitwise calculator, compound interest calculator,
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 Minorities & Mathematics  Key Issues in Mathematics at the Math Forum
Find sites relevant to mathematics and minorities such as African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans in the Math Forum's Internet Mathematics Library.
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 MinutePhysics  Henry Reich
"Cool physics and other sweet science" instructional videos, most shorter than four minutes long. Reich narrates while sketching stick figures and other simple line drawings on a whiteboard that sometimes also incorporates photos or video clips: "Proof
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 MIPLIB 3.0  Rice University
An electronic library of realworld pure and mixed integer programs. MIPLIB has become a standard test set used to compare the performance of mixed integer optimizers. Included, for each problem is certain auxillary information describing the structure
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 Mirek's Cellebration: 1D and 2D Cellular Automata explorer  Mirek Wojtowicz
A large (120+) collection of 1D and 2D Cellular Automata. The site includes a lexicon, gallery, pattern of the week, CA families, rules, patterns, and links, with a CA tutorial and art. Also free Windows and Java software running all listed rules. The
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 Mirror Bounces  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
In a game of mathematical billiards, one ball moves across the table at a constant speed forever. There's no friction to slow the ball down. It simply travels in a straight line until it hits a cushion and rebounds according to the rule that the angle
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 Mirror Curves  Slavik Jablan, Mathematical Institute, Belgrade
Making art by repeating a curve to make a more complicated design, by symmetry/reflection. This paper illustrates Tamil threshold designs, Lunda and Chokwe sand drawings, and the knots/curves of Leonardo da Vinci.
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 Miscellaneous: projection, modelling, rendering  Paul Bourke
Projection and displays, data visualization, photography and image manipulation, signal processing, and more.
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 Miscellaneous Sketches: Conics, Pythagorean Theorem...  Key Curriculum Press
Sketches: describing the relationships of parabola, hyperbola, and ellipse from an eccentricity point of view; four ways to demonstrate (manipulate) Pythagorean theorem  shear & rotation, shear & translation, similarity, and tessellation; studying
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 Miscellaneous Sketches: Linear Sketch, MidRhombus...  Key Curriculum Press
Sketches: a dynamic display of the equation of a line as you move it around; an illustration of the midpoint figure of a quadrilateral; a tessellation made in the pattern of a Navajo rug; a sketch that draws the regular polygon with given internal angle;
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 Mission: Critical  San Jose State University, California
A selfpaced interactive tutorial for critical thinking. Introduce your students to the basic concepts of logic. Immediate reinforcement to a series of increasingly complex exercises is provided after each right or wrong answer.
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 MIT Aero/Astro Scientific Visualization  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Visualization software developed at MIT: Visual2, Visual3 and pV3 are software packages aimed at aiding in the analysis of a particular suite of problems. They
were designed for Computational Fluid Dynamics but are more general. Each deals with a programmerdefined
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 MIT EVAT Committee Report on the Uses of the WWW  Ad Hoc Committee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A study of opportunities for the use of advanced technologies such as the WWW in education by an ad hoc committee appointed by the President of MIT and calling itself EVAT, for "Education Via Advanced Technologies." A number of recommendations were made
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 MIT OpenCourseWare: Mathematics  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) invites you to view the available courses through their MIT OpenCourseWare site. The course materials that are used in the teaching of almost all MIT's undergraduate and graduate subjects are available on the
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 MIT Press  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The only university press in the United States whose list is based in science and technology, committed to exploring new fields and modes of inquiry. MIT Press publishes about 200 new books a year and over 40 journals, and is a publishing presence in:
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 MLAB  Civilized Software, Inc.
An advanced mathematical and statistical modeling system running on PC, Mac, SUN, RS600, DECAlpha, Convex, SGI, NeXT (Motorola, Intel, and HP). A tool for mathematical and statistical exploration, and for solving simulation and modeling problems such
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 MMach 1.3: Khoros 2.1 Toolbox on Mathematical Morphology  Adriano Nagelschmidt Rodrigues, Junior Barrera, Roberto de Alencar Lotufo, Roberto Hirata Jr.
Mathematical morphology is a general theory that studies decompositions of operators between complete lattices in terms of some families of simple operators: dilations, erosions, antidilations and antierosions. This theory is largely used in computer
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 Mobile Maths  Abel Beicha, Mobile Maths
MathPro is a numerical computing environment and programming language for mobile devices. MobileMaths is a suite of calculating and graphing utilities. Trial version available.
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 Mobius  Paul Doherty
A Mobius strip is a band of paper that's deceptively simple in its appearance and exceptionally twisted in its properties. This activity is organized into an introduction, materials required, warming up, "what's going on?" and tools for further study,
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 Modeling and Simulation (Graphics Archive, Special Topics)  The Geometry Center
Research involving the use of computer programs to model the real world, for example, the way that light reflects off a curved surface, or the way a
diver rotates and flips during a dive.
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 Models, Charts and Magnetic Data for Navigation  British Geological Survey
"Geomagnetic field models are used in navigation, geophysical surveys, oil production, and in scientific studies ranging from the upper atmosphere to the Earth's deep interior." In particular, produce free maps online using the BGS's World Magnetic Model
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 Models of Polyhedra (The Geometry Junkyard)  David Eppstein, Theory Group, ICS, UC Irvine
One of the most common forms of geometric modelmaking involves construction of the five Platonic solids, and of various related symmetric threedimensional polyhedra. The most common construction methods involve folding and gluing together cutout paper
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 Models of the Hyperbolic Plane  The Geometry Center
Descriptions of three hyperbolic plane models: the Klein model, the upper half plane model, and the Poincare model.
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 Modern Algebra  Math Forum
Links to some of the best Internet resources for modern algebra: Web sites, software, Internet projects, publications, and public forums for discussion.
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 Modern Cellular Automata  George Maydwell
A Java and Javascriptbased interactive exhibition of color cellular
automata. The Modern Cellular Automata Java applet and authoring software are available for download. The applet is fast and supports multiple step rules, rule mutation, and multiple
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 Modes of Thinking  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
Mathematics is verbal for it's a language, and it is abstract for in its heart one finds proofs and axiomatizations. It is symbolic, rational, logical, and, nowadays, it is very digital. These are all indications that mathematics is firmly entrenched
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 Modular Arithmetic Calculator  Paul Trow
The Modular Arithmetic Calculator performs arithmetic modulo m, and calculates square roots when m is prime.
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