 Curvature of Surfaces (Geometry and the Imagination)  Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
If you take a flat piece of paper and bend it gently, it bends in only one direction at a time. At any point on the paper, you can find at least one direction through which there is a straight line on the surface. You can bend it into a cylinder, or into
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 Curves and Lying Calculators  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
The pictures generated by a graphing calculator depend on the number of pixels in the display. The TI85 has 63 rows and 127 columns in its display (a total of 8,001 pixels). "This configuration of pixels defines what we actually see and, therefore, sometimes
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 Curves on Baseballs  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
It's that time of year again (at least in North America), when the thoughts of many sports fans turn to baseball. Over the years, the game has also attracted the attention of mathematicians and statisticians intrigued by the rules, geometric considerations,
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 Curving Beyond Fermat  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
"When Andrew Wiles of Princeton University proved Fermat's last theorem several years ago, he took advantage of recently discovered links between Pierre de Fermat's centuriesold conjecture concerning whole numbers and the theory of socalled elliptic
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 Curvus Pro X  Jean Bovet, Simon Bovet, Arizona Software
Curvus Pro X is a powerful and userfriendly equation graphing software designed for Mac OS X. It has been designed specifically to handle complex mathematical expressions and plot them in a few clicks. 2D and 3D functions can be entered using its intuitive
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 Cutting Corners  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
Go to just about any college campus or public park and you're bound to see two kinds of trails: "official" paths defined by paved or gravel surfaces and "unofficial" routes trodden into the grass or dirt marking where pedestrians have preferred to walk
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 The Cutting Sticks Problem  Frans Faase
A classic math puzzle: You are given k sticks with integer length of which the total length of sums up to n(n+1)/2. None of the sticks is shorter than n. Can you always cut them into sticks with length 1, 2, up to n, no matter the number of the sticks
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 CyberExam (S.O.S. Mathematics)  Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Univ. of Texas at El Paso
A place for students and educators to check out sample tests, midterm exams, final exams, quizzes, projects, etc... in Mathematics. To submit an exam, please fax or email your material to S.O.S. MATHematics. (If you are a student,
please ask your instructor
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 Cyberpapy  Boulanger
Posez votres questions des devoirs dans les forums; des "cyberpapys" répondent.
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 Cyberspace and the Classroom  SageNet
A June 1998 article collecting individual teacher and parent views of the effects of technology in the classroom, the best ways to use technology, and some favorite sites to visit in pursuit of education.
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 CyberStat  Rick Thomas
An introductory statistics course for high school students who would like to get a background in basic statistical concepts and learn to apply them in a variety of curricular and vocational fields. The course will also prepare you to take the new AP Statistics
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 Cylinder Formulas (Ask Dr. Math FAQ)  Math Forum
Formulas for finding the surface area and volume of a general cylinder and a right circular cylinder.
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 CyMath
Stepbystep typeset results in differential calculus, integral calculus, algebra, and trigonometry. Just key in your expression or equation — or modify one of CyMath's examples — then select from among eight actions in the pulldown menu:
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 Czech Statistical Office (Cesky statisticky úrad)  Czech Republic
Collects and distributes statistical data for the Czech Republic. Includes various statistics and maps on regional variation, release dates and ordering information for various publications, introduction to the department, and a FAQ about the value of
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 Dadaviz  León Markovitz and Jishai Evers
Interactive data visualization curated from thirdparty sources. Infographics, which date back to April, 2014, have included "GDP per Continent & Country," "The major causes of death in the 20th Century," "4_21 Polytope Visualized," "The Changing Arctic,"
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 Daeron's Java  Daeron Meyer
Numerous applets, created by a former technician at the Geometry Center, can be enjoyed here if you have a Java enabled browser. Mathrelated creations include a 3D viewer; Real time function graph; Rotating Red Triangle; Circle Text; and links to other
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 Dagra: Digitize Graphical Data  Blue Leaf Software
Software to digitize data from graphs for use in numerical calculations, modeling and analysis. For Windows platforms. Free trial, and moneyback guarantee, offered.
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 Daily Desmos  Anderson, Dan; Fenton, Michael; and Lanier, Justin
A daily challenge to reproduce a given graph using Desmos or some other graphing calculator. Teachers Anderson (NY), Fenton (CA), and Lanier (NY) rate the plots by difficulty. Also available from http://dailydesmos.blogspot.co.uk/.
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 Daina Taimina
Hyperbolic crochet, talks, publications, and other resources from the mathematician and fiber artist. See and read more about Taimina's fiber sculptures by visiting her artwork and blog. Books by this adjunct associate professor in the Department of Mathematics
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 The Dalton School  New York, NY
Founded in 1919, the Dalton School is committed to educating students in accordance with the Dalton Plan developed by Helen Parkhurst in the progressive spirit inspired by John Dewey during the early 20th century. Curriculum includes: First Program, Middle
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 Dana Mackenzie
Author of The Universe in Zero Words and The Big Splat, or How Our Moon Came to Be, freelance mathematics and science writer Dana Mackenzie also contributes to the series What's Happening in the Mathematical Sciences published by the American Mathematical
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 The Dance of Chance Science Museum Exhibit  Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University
An online version of an exhibit focused on the emergence of patterns in Nature from physical and biological processes that appear to be chaotic. Exhibit kiosks, many of which are fractals, include Music of the Heart, Frozen Lightning, Erosion, Viscous
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 Dancing Chaos  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Music, dance, and chaos... The image on the computer screen resembles a delicate, stylized butterfly with translucent wings held lazily askew. It's called the Lorenz attractor, named for meteorologist Edward N. Lorenz of MIT, who in 1963 discovered this
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 Dancing Statistics  British Psychological Society
Four short films demonstrating statistical concepts through dance. Each video clip intersperses clips of modern dance with observations and prompts that relate spacing, timing, and other aspects of the dancers' positions and movements to statistics concepts
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 Dancing with Mathematics: Mathematics Related to Contra Dancing  Larry Copes
The mathematics of contra dancing. The essay has three sections  What's contra dancing? What mathematics is in contra dancing? and More abstractly  and links to figures illustrating contra dance symmetries and geometric transformations.
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 danicamckellar.com  Danica McKellar
From the author of the books for middle school girls, Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail, Kiss My Math: Showing PreAlgebra Who's Boss, and Girls Get Curves. Read about McKellar's voiceover
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 Daniel J. Velleman  Daniel J. Velleman, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Amherst College
In addition to Velleman's selected papers, link to his books, software, and unpublished papers, including Proof Designer, a Java applet designed to help students learn to write proofs in elementary set theory by outlining the steps of proofs under the
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 Daniel Willingham
From the author of Why Don't Students Like School? and When Can You Trust the Experts? (subtitled: "How to tell good science from bad in education"). See, in particular, Willingham's articles, such as "Why transfer is hard," "Why students remember or
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 Dan Kennedy  Dan Kennedy, Baylor School
Essays by Kennedy, the first high school teacher ever to chair the Advanced Placement Calculus Development Committee, include his article "The Princess and the AP: A Calculus Fairy Tale" and his 1998 address to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics,
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 d'Arbeloff Interactive Math Project  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Java applets, with help documentation, for exploration: Amplitude and Phase, Beats, Complex Exponential, Complex Roots, Convolution (accumulation or flip and drag), Damped Vibration, Damping Ratio, Euler's Method, Forced Damped Vibration, Fourier Coefficients,
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 DareWare: Educational, Multimedia and Java Games
Educational games and multimedia products (free demo versions downloadable), Java games, "This Week in U.S. History", and a brief list of other shareware sites.
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 Data Analysis Project: Honors Functions, Trigonometry, and Statistics  Harley, Hasskamp, O'Neil, Kent School
Projects by students of Nils Ahbel at the Kent School in Connecticut. Using UCSMP's "Functions, Trigonometry and Statistics" textbook, students learned how to do a statistical analysis and communicate the results, finding information and data on the Internet.
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 The Data and Story Library (DASL)
"Dazzle," an online searchable library of datafiles and stories that illustrate the use of basic statistics methods, providing data from a wide variety of topics so that statistics teachers can find realworld examples that will be interesting to their
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 The Data Archive  University of Essex, ESRC, JISC, UK
A United Kingdom collection of social sciences and humanities data and statistics. Search for articles and data sets and order the appropriate item, or link to sources of information online. The Data Archive Bulletin may be downloaded in Word format.
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 Database of Number Correlations  James Barton
Partitionings, prime factorizations, polygonal numbers, and other data about each of the numbers one through one thousand, as well as connections to "various material and occult phenomena." See also Barton's magic square that has interesting prime factor
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 Data Formats  Paul Bourke
Documentation on geometric data interchange formats: Postscript, HPGL, Images, Audio, Medical, and Computer formats (binary files, ANSI Standard, ASCII codes, Latin 1 character set, mmencode, VT100 commands and control sequences).™
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 Data Games  KCP Technologies
As students play Data Games, they generate data that they must analyze to win the games. Supporting materials include a student worksheet; teacher guidelines that correlate the activity to the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM); and videos
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 The Data Library  Pat Daley
Ongoing datasharing projects, downloadable Excel spreadsheets, and other sources of data on the Web. Collaborative Projects  specific data collection projects that teachers and their students may become a part of; Data Sets that can be downloaded as
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 Datamath Calculator Museum  Joerg Woerner
Historical calculators and educational toys, primarily from Texas Instruments. History of calculators, technical details, many interesting sidelights, including downloadable emulators.
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 Data Paint  Man Machine Interface, Inc.
Statistical utility software for for MS windows 95, 98, NT4.0, 2000, that uses GUI (Graphical User Interface) language to link charts, graphs and statistical information about selected groups of data. For each graph and statistics window, there is a corresponding
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 DataStreme Atmosphere  American Meteorological Society
A major precollege teacher enhancement initiative of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). Its main goal is the training of K12 Weather Education Resource Teachers who will promote the teaching of science, mathematics, and technology using weather
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 Datexx On Line
Personal electronics to purchase: basic calculators, clocks, computer accessories, desktop calculators, organizers, printing calculators, scientific calculators, toys and games.
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 DAU Math Refresher Tutorial  George Mason University
An interactive tutorial that uses a subway map as a metaphor for moving through the lessons, giving a comprehensive view of basic mathematics, covering arithmetic, fractions, exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, series, functions, limits, domains
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 Dave's Geometric Pix Gallery  David Joyce; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Clark University
Mandelbrot and Julia sets, with a generation form and an Explorer on which you can point and click to get more refined images;
Newton Basins and a form to generate them; a page describing tiling the hyperbolic plane; some wallpaper groups; a gallery
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 Dave's Mathematics, Education, Philosophy and Chreods Server  Dave Wilson
Searchable math and mathematics education resources: an archive of preservice teachers' essays, the Teaching and Learning Enquiry Group, Chreods, a journal covering math education, and other writings.
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 Dave's Math Tables: Areas, Volumes, Surface Areas  David Manura
Formulas for and diagrams of: areas of polygons (square, rectangle, parallelogram, trapezoid, circle, ellipse, triangles); volumes of polyhedra (cube, rectangular prism, irregular prism, cylinder, pyramid, cone, sphere, ellipsoid); surface area (cube,
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 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 Goodman's Math Links  David Goodman, editor
Link listings for a variety of topics, organized by those topics.
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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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