 The Problem of Points  Isaac Reed
An ageold gambling problem led to the development of probability by French mathematicians Pascal and Fermat in the 17th century.
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 The Problem of the Knight: A Fast and Simple Algorithm  Arnd Roth
Download a Mathematica notebook that discusses different algorithms for solving the Knight's Tour problem, finding a path for the chess knight that visits every square once. For an Introduction, Implementation, and Examples, visit Roth's MaxPlanckInstitut
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 Problem of the Week  Alberto L. Delgado, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
Collegelevel problems, posted weekly for the current semester, with archives of problems and solutions starting in spring 1997, for number theory, combinatorics, probability, calculus, etc.
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 ProblemoftheWeek  David Poole; Department of Mathematics, Trent University, Canada
Most of these problems can be done using only high school mathematics and logical reasoning. Eight problems with solutions and one without, from the fall of 1997, at Trent University, Canada. An email contact is listed, for those outside the university
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 Problem of the Week  Dr. Annalisa Crannell; Franklin & Marshall College
Puzzles to solve in number theory, geometry, probability, cryptography, and the like. See problems from 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, and 1997.
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 Problem of the Week  Elgin Johnston, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Download PDFs of challenging problems in number theory, abstract algebra, graph theory, and other topics every Monday. Intended for undergraduate students enrolled at Iowa State University: "Solvers of each week's problem will be listed on the Problem
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 Problem of the Week  Pavel Belik, Augsburg College
Weekly challenges, posted for undergraduates at Augsburg College, that run the gamut from number theory to geometry and beyond.
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 Problem of the Week  Purdue University
A panel in the Mathematics Department publishes a challenging problem once a week and invites college and precollege students, faculty, and staff to submit solutions. Solutions are due within two weeks from the date of publication and should be sent
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 Problem of the week  Stephen Sproule
An index of sites offering Problems of the Week, organized by level: elementary, middle grades, high school, and advanced. Sproule appraises PoW sites according to whether or not they include solutions and archive past puzzles.
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 Problem of the Week  Steven Locke; Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Florida Atlantic University
Problems in set theory, sequences, and series, with archives dating back to November, 2003. Locke offers a reward for the FAU student who submits the best solutions.
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 Problem of the Week  U.S. Military Academy
A current collegelevel Problem of the Week, with links to past problems and solutions, a project of the Pi Mu Episilon chapter of the United States Military Academy. MathCad or Word are needed to view past problems and solutions.
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 Problems and solutions of the UIUC Undergraduate Math Contest  University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
A locally organized problems contest, held in the latter part of the spring semester. It is similar in format and content to the Putnam competition, but the problems are easier. Results, winners, and contest problems since 1996 are on the Web.
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 Problems  Bojan Mohar
Conjectures in graph theory ranging from paths to colorings to matchings to crossings. With references, links to other collections of open problems, and chapters of the book that Mohar authored with Carsten Thomassen, Graphs on Surfaces.
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 Problem Sets for Honors Multivariate Calculus  Stephen B. Maurer; Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics, Swarthmore College
This series of multivariate calculus problem sets supplements and is drawn from texts such as C. H. Edwards, Jr.'s Calculus of Vector Functions and Buck's Advanced Calculus. Problems include Change of Variable in Limits, Matrix Norms and Quadratic Forms,
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 Problems in Topological Graph Theory  Dan Archdeacon
An ongoing list of open questions in topological graph theory, to which the author invites contributions. Classical questions on genus; coloring graphs and maps; drawings and crossings; paths, cycles, and matchings; symmetries; locally planar embeddings;
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 Problem Solving in Mathematics  Jim Wilson; Univ. of Georgia
Problems in algebra, geometry, conversion, cryptarithm, "mean," trigonometry, and a mixture of all, many with comments and solutions, from a course given in the Dept. of Mathematics Education at the University of Georgia. The site also provides links
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 Problem Solving Strategies  Finlay McQuade, Boğaziçi University (Turkey)
Strategies for solving problems, each illustrated with sample math challenges and worked solutions: draw a diagram; make a list; guess and check; divide and conquer; look for a pattern; start at the end. Also available in Turkish.
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 The Problem with Algebraic Models of Marriage Structure  James M. Cargal; The Math Forum
Algebraic models of marriage systems have been in use for nearly fifty years. These models continue to be a matter of controversy. Most anthropologists have found algebraic models abstract and unnecessary. Mathematical scientists have tended to consider
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 Production Functions and Cost Schedules  Elmer G. Wiens; Egwald Web Services Ltd.
Production functions, such as the CobbDouglas and CES, underly cost
schedules used to model firms in microeconomics. The models illustrate
this link and show the relation between long and short run cost schedules.
Uses calculus (Langrangians)
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 Prof. Dr, H.C. Tijms  Henk Tijms
Home page for this professor. Includes two software packages, free for noncommercial use: MCQueue (educational software for Markov chains and queues), and ORSTAT2000 (educational software for probability and operations research, including modules for
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 Professional Development Programs for Grade K12 Teachers of Mathematics  The State University of New Jersey  Rutgers
Read about and apply for summer institutes such as Institutes for New Teachers of Mathematics and Science, Helping All Students Succeed in Grades 712 Mathematics, the Leadership Program in Discrete Mathematics, and the DIMACS Connect Institute; conferences
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 Professional Development  Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI)
Learn about the T3 Teacher Leader Cadre Program, onsite systemic professional development; T3 Outreach Program, short term, onsite professional development; T3 international and regional conferences; free online courses for professional development;
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 Professional Homework Help
Solutions to your mathematics and statistics homework problems. Request a free quote.
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 Profession Jokes  Mathematicians  David Shay
Jokes about proofs, mathematicians, and mathematics.
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 Professora Karolina Barone Ribeiro da Silva  Karolina Barone Ribeiro da Silva
Aulas de geometria incluem geometria esférica e geografia, geometria não euclidiana e a física, uma guia com atividades simples sobre geometria euclidiana plana, e "de Euclides a Poincaré." Veja tambem as coleções
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 Professor Badih Ghusayni
Ghusayni, who teaches in the Department of Mathematics at Lebanese University, serves as Founder and Managing Editor of the International Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science. Purchase and download his books and journal articles on complex and
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 Professor Badih Ghusayni's Books  Badih Ghusayni
Books include Solved Problems in Analysis: A Companion to Math Majors, and Number Theory from an Analytic Point of View (for amateurs and professionals alike). The latter work is also available in French.
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 Professor L N Trefethen, Numerical Analysis  Balliol College, Oxford University, UK
Links to books and recent papers by the head of the Numerical Analysis Group at Oxford University. Books include: Spectral Methods in Matlab, Finite Difference and Spectral Methods, Numerical Linear Algebra, and Spectra and Pseudospectra.
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 Professor Warwick Sawyer  Mark Alder
Articles by the author of Mathematician's Delight: "Things and Unthings  An approach to negative numbers," "The Contribution of Music to Mathematical Discovery," "Some Thoughts on Education and Mathematics," "Saturday Morning Mathematics in Cambridge,"
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 Profile (John H. Conway): Not Just Fun and Games  Mark Alpert, Scientific American
A short biography of the Englishborn Princeton University mathematician and a discussion of some of his major mathematical contributions. ...over the past three decades Conway has made some of his greatest contributions to mathematical theory by analyzing
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 Prof. McFarland's Help Center for Mathematics Students  Thomas McFarland, Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin System
McFarland's handouts for courses such as Finite Mathematics, Basic Algebra, Calculus, and The Logic of Chess. Interactive (JavaScript) selftests or explorations cover integer and fractional exponents; factoring; reducing, adding, multiplying, and dividing
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 ProFootballFocus.com  Neil Hornsby
Which tight end (TE) is the best blocker for run and for pass? Which cornerback (CB) is the best run defender? Which tackle (T) was the worst pass protector in 2010? ProFootballFocus.com offers indepth and unique information on professional football
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 Progetto Polymath  Federico Peiretti
In Italian: E' un progetto didattico avviato da un gruppo di docenti delle superiori, dell'Università e del Politecnico di Torino, rivolto agli studenti delle superiori, con l'obiettivo di ritrovare la dimensione culturale della Matematica. Pubblica ogni
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 Programming with Sets  Dept. of Computer Science, New Mexico State University
Using settheoretic primitives as a conceptual tool in programming. Includes a discussion of the SETL and MIRANDA languages. Setoriented programming means thinking and designing programs with set data abstractions in mind, trying to really exploit all
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 Programs  Eight Queens / Knight's Tour  Prashant
Programs for implementing some popular algorithms from graph theory, including programs for solving Eight Queens / Knight's Tour, using Heuristics.
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 A Progression of Primes  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Searches for patterns among prime numbers  whole numbers exactly divisible only by themselves and one  have long served as stiff tests of the ingenuity and perseverance of mathematicians. In recent years, the use of computers has brought a steady stream
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 ProjectBased Instruction in Mathematics for the Liberal Arts  M. B. Ulmer; University of South Carolina at Spartanburg
Information and activities/projects for a complete projectbased postalgebra course for liberal arts majors, also suitable for use with high school courses following algebra. Activities are in PDF format.
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 Project Based Learning Pathways  David Graser
A blog about real life projects suitable for college math courses such as algebra, finite math, and business calculus. Most of these applied math projects include handouts, videos, and other resources for students, as well as a project letter. Graser,
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 Project CALC: Calculus as a Laboratory Course  Lawrence C. Moore and David A. Smith, Duke University
An NSFfunded curriculum development project that has produced materials for a threesemester reform calculus course emphasizing realworld problems, handson activities, discovery learning, writing and revision of writing, teamwork, intelligent use of
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 Project Euclid  Cornell University Library
Project Euclid seeks to "advance scholarly communication in the field of theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics." Access and distribution plans for journal fulltext content include fulltext searching, reference linking, interoperability
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 Project Euler  Colin Hughes
Browse hundreds of challenging problems that require mathematical insights as well as computer and programming skills to solve. Popular puzzles include "Add all the natural numbers below one thousand that are multiples of 3 or 5," "By considering the
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 project Eureka
project Eureka is a collaboratively edited site for problem solvers/creators—regardless of problem or field. Add problems with quantifiable results; or group problems in a test.
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 Project Hermite  Shayne Waldron
Because bounding the error in Hermite interpolation in terms of the derivative which kills the interpolating space is of interest in numerical analysis and in the analysis of ordinary differential equations, there is an extensive literature on the subject.
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 Projectile Dynamics in Sport  Colin White
Treatise of a range of sports equipment. Authored by a Principal Lecturer at the University of Portsmouth, Projectile Dynamics in Sport begins with a mathematical treatment of the general principles of flight, examining balls, discusses, javelins, shot
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 Projective Conics (Gallery of Interactive Geometry)  Mathew Frank; The Geometry Center
This discussion of Pascal's theorem in terms of projective geometry includes an interactive application that lets you specify points on a conic and see how the theorem applies to them. Conics and Hexagons: Pascal's Theorem; Brianchon's Theorem; Some Stronger
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 Projective geometry and transformations  Albert Goodman; Deakin University (Rusden), Clayton, Victoria, Australia
Applications of projective geometry and transformations for computer graphics. 2D projection and coordinate systems; and transformations. From a course in Computer Graphics and Imaging.
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 Project List  Thomas Banchoff
Projects: a remake of The Flat Torus in the ThreeSphere, a film originally created in 1968; "Complex Function Graphs"; selflinking of curves on the 3sphere; "Monge and Desargues, Identified" (requires the Geometer's Sketchpad); a "sketchpad" for spherical
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 Project Muse  Johns Hopkins University Press
Worldwide networked subscription access to the full text of the Johns Hopkins University Press's 40+ scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Search for Mathematics, or browse the American Journal of Mathematics.
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 Project NExT: New Experiences in Teaching  MAA, Exxon
Project NExT (New Experiences in Teaching) is a program for new or recent Ph.D.s in the mathematical sciences who are interested in improving the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics. See, in particular, Classroom Materials: Writing Intensive
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 Project Poison Applet  Computer Science Dept., Trinity College Dublin
A site created by firstyear computer science students as a Java programming project. Each of 12 topics (Algebra; Geometry; Trigonometry; Calculus; Matrices; Sequences & Series; Complex Numbers; Vectors; Probability; Groups; Further Calculus; Further
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