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  1. Exploring Data - Math Forum/USI
    Pages for finding and displaying data sets, designed to support workshops on statistics given by the Math Forum for the Urban Systemic Initiative in Philadephia and San Diego. Included are: links by level to relevant statistics Standards (NCTM, California, ...more>>

  2. Exploring Emergence - Resnick, Silverman; Epistemology and Learning Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    An active essay that uses Java applets to explore the idea of emergence, examining how objects and patterns can arise from simple interactions in ways that are surprising and counter-intuitive. Examples with simple squares that turn on and off and give ...more>>

  3. Exploring Fractals - Mary Ann Connors, Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Massachusetts at Amherst
    Exploring Fractal Dimensions of Strictly Self-Similar Fractals: Cantor Dust to the Fractal Skewed Web: what are fractals? self-similar shapes; what is dimension; a mathematical interpretation; non-integer and integer fractal dimensions; generating fractals; ...more>>

  4. Exploring Gravity - Becky Magan
    A week-long lesson plan for high school students and above, involving an experiment with dropped balls of different weights. Includes video, worksheets, grading rubric, experiment instructions, regression analysis, etc. Sample test data is supplied for ...more>>

  5. Exploring Parabolas (JavaSketchpad) (MSTE) - James P. Dildine; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
    Directions and descriptions for creating and simulating the creation of a parabola. The creation takes place within a Java Window in the browser and allows the user to interact with the sketch of a parabola he or she creates. The page includes tips and ...more>>

  6. Exploring Precalculus - William Mueller
    A lively and intuitive introduction to precalculus. Materials center on three themes: functions, rates of change, and accumulation. Showing the subject from many angles, illustrations include algebraic, graph-based, and real-world examples, and feature ...more>>

  7. Exploring Your Future in Math and Science - Andrew Frank-Loron, Jennifer Handrich, Chia-Chen Wu
    Encouraging Women in the Sciences: the Women and Science page of the WWW. As part of the final project for a Women's Studies course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, students explored reasons why women are less likely to enter professions in math ...more>>

  8. The Exponential Curve - Dan Greene
    A blog by a math teacher at Downtown College Prep charter high school (San Jose, California), where the students "... are primarily Latino, are far below grade level in their math and reading skills, and will be the first in their families to go to college. ...more>>

  9. Exponential Fit: Running to Conclusions (MSTE) - Ed Malczewski; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
    A lesson that explores the process of finding the best fitting exponential curve to sets of data like the world record times for running the mile. Requires Internet access, a bag of Skittles, and Microsoft Excel. Analyze exponential fit for population ...more>>

  10. Exponential Functions - Jim Rahn
    Links to selected sites, projects, and graphing calculator explorations designed to foster understanding of the family of functions known as exponential functions, useful in such applications as population growth, compound interest, radioactive decay, ...more>>

  11. Exponential Sketch - Finzer, Berkelman, Bennett; Key Curriculum Press
    A sketch that draws the exponential function and lets you change the base dynamically. ...more>>

  12. Expository Papers from the Geometry Center
    Documents written at the Geometry Center that take advantage of hypertext to present information about mathematics or the Geometry Center in a style accessible to a wide audience. Engineering Education at the Geometry Center (Keynes, Wicklin); Outside ...more>>

  13. Expression Calculator - D. Block, Vestris, Inc.
    A calculator for Windows 95/98/NT that does 2D plots and financial functions, constants, operators, logical functions, dozens of common functions, primes and hyperbolic functions, students and Gauss integrals, Fresnel, elliptic integrals, trigonometric ...more>>

  14. Expressionism - Aleksey Onopriyenko, MathDonalds.com
    A WYSIWYG browser-based editor (MathML + JavaScript) of mathematical expressions which is also capable of rendering images (e.g. in PNG format). ...more>>

  15. Extended Concurrencies of a Triangle - Jim Wilson; Dept. of Mathematics Education, Univ. of Georgia
    An exploration: take any triangle ABC. Construct equilateral triangles externally on each side and locate the center of each equilateral triangle. Label these centers A', B', and C' for the triangle centers opposite angles A, B, and C. Construct lines ...more>>

  16. EXTEND: Perspectives on Mathematics Education - Exxon Education Foundation
    EXTEND is a national Internet forum on mathematics education intended to involve new constituencies, engage new voices, and examine new perspectives. Major topics are explored through forum reports, position papers, and reader commentary. Issues include ...more>>

  17. Extracts from Thomas Hirst's diary - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Quotations from Thomas Hirst's journals concerning the following mathematicians: Bertrand, Boole, Brioschi, Cayley, Chasles, Chebyshev, Cremona, De Morgan, Dirichlet, Gauss, Kovalevskaya, Liouville, Maxwell, Poinsot, and Steiner. ...more>>

  18. The Eyeballing Game - Matthias Wandel
    Test your ability to "eye up" geometric figures with this timed Flash challenge. First consult the help documentation to correctly calibrate your monitor resolution and aspect ratio; then click and drag the blue ray or point to accurately construct the ...more>>

  19. Eye on Education - WGBH Boston
    An outreach effort by WGBH in Boston, including resource materials, broadcast specials, and an expanded Web site to help parents more actively advocate for their children. Resources for students, teachers, and parents, including lesson plans, Boston high ...more>>

  20. Eye Opener Series - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
    A collection of Java applets that illustrate and thus help to solve or prove various math problems: Euclid's Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem; Construction problem; Disappearing Lines puzzle; Sam Loyd's fifteen; Sliders puzzle; Lucky 7 puzzle; Happy 8 ...more>>

  21. EZ Learning Solutions
    EZ Learning Solutions Study Guides are part of a family of study aids designed with a "back-to-basics" approach in mind. They are intended for use by students, parents, or teachers, and should be especially useful for the new math curriculum in Ontario. ...more>>

  22. Faces of Mathematics - Marc Atkins, Nick Gilbert; Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
    Portraits of twenty living influential mathematicians, each with a text-based display panel on the subject's research interests and personal viewpoint on mathematics and a video of the subject in conversation about their research and other mathematical ...more>>

  23. Faceted Objects: Tanks to Teapots - Paul Flavin
    A "Tiny Library of Faceted Surfaces." Cube, Venus de Milo Statue, Utah Teapot, M-1 Tank, Ludwig Beethoven, magna Girl. For each object the format, number of vertices, number of facets, geometry (shape), bytes, and filename are listed. ...more>>

  24. Factasia: Mathematics - Roger Bishop Jones
    Math essays organized into three categories: general (threads in the web of mathematics and re-use and abstraction); real numbers (a logical development, some history, and computing with reals); and history (a short history of rigour in mathematics, classical ...more>>

  25. FactMonster: 2006 Winter Olympics - FactMonster.com; the Learning Network
    The Fact Monster site, created as part of Information Please from Pearson Education, offers a variety of interesting links for the Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy, taking place February 10 - 26. The site includes olympic history, sports previews, a timeline, ...more>>

  26. FactMonster: Math - FactMonster.com; the Learning Network
    Almanac of information on numbers, measurement, tables and formulas, and money; with special features and online games and quizzes. ...more>>

  27. Factoids - Susan Stepney
    An "uneven collection of facts, quotations, and other miscellaneous scraps, that don't naturally fit anywhere else," listed alphabetically from abstract data type to zeldagon and zeugma, including figures of speech, inheritance (in classes), laws, prime ...more>>

  28. Factoring and Primes (High School Math) - Homeworkhelp.com, Inc.
    The words "Product" "Factor," "Factoring," and "Prime"; How do I factor a natural number?; How do I know if a number is divisible by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, or 11?; How do I know whether a number is prime (i.e. can't be factored any further)?; Table of 1000 ...more>>

  29. Factorization using the Elliptic Curve Method - Dario Alejandro Alpern
    A Java applet that factors numbers up to 1000 digits long, outputting their number of divisors, sum of divisors, Euler's totient, Moebius number, and sum of squares. Also accepts numerical expressions. ...more>>

  30. Factors of 1000 numbers starting from googolplex - Dario Alejandro Alpern
    Known prime factors of numbers in the range 10^(10^100) to 10^(10^100)+999. ...more>>

  31. Fagnano's Problem - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
    An interactive discussion of H. A. Schwarz's and L. Fejér's solutions to Fagnano's problem: inscribe in a given acute-angle triangle the triangle of a minimum perimeter. ...more>>

  32. Fail Early and Often - Andy Pethan
    Blog by a Rochester (Minnesota) teacher. Posts, which date back to December, 2013, have included "Mindset on failure," "Moneyballing employee hiring," "Cutting down feedback cycles," "Seeking in the MTBoS," and "TMC folks like to play." Pethan also offers ...more>>

  33. A Fair Deal For Housemates - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Four friends move into a house and find they must choose among four rooms of different size and quality. Instead of sharing the rent equally, they decide to divide the total so that each person ends up satisfied with his or her combination of room and ...more>>

  34. The Fair Division Calculator - Francis Su
    An interactive Java applet designed to help you determine how to divide among n people: a desirable object (such as a cake); an undesirable object (such as a set of chores); or a set of indivisible objects (rooms, desirable) with payments (rent, undesirable). ...more>>

  35. Fair Play and Dreidel - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    For centuries, Jews have played the game of dreidel as part of the festivities associated with Hanukkah. Surprisingly, it turns out that this ancient game is also an unfair game. In 1976, Robert Feinerman of Herbert H. Lehman College (CUNY) in Bronx, ...more>>

  36. Fair Shares (MatheMUSEments!) - Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)
    The birthday party is over, and one chunk of thickly frosted, richly decorated cake is uneaten. Your mother insists that you and your sister slice the cake into two equal pieces, so that she doesn't have to listen to you fight over which is bigger. What ...more>>

  37. The Fall and Rise of Standards-Based Education - Marzano, Kendall; Mid-continent Regional Educational Laboratory (McREL)
    A National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) Issues in Brief. A brief historical overview that puts the standards movement in the context of recent education reform efforts and surveys some of the problems that have arisen in the development ...more>>

  38. False Proofs, Classic Fallacies - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
    What's wrong with proofs that say 1+1 = 1, or 2 = 1? ...more>>

  39. Famdays
    A famday is a day on which the combined ages of family members add up to a whole number of years - in a sense, a family birthday, a reason for a celebration that contributes to strengthening family ties. Students can compute famdays for their families ...more>>

  40. FAME (Fractal Art Museum Enterprise) - Joseph Trotsky, Director
    A display of fractals by hundreds of artists. The site hosts permanent expositions, along with thematic and periodic exhibitions, annual contests, papers on fractal theory, software and tutorials for making fractals, and more. ...more>>

  41. Family Economics & Financial Education - Take Charge America Institute, University of Arizona
    Free, ready-to-teach classroom materials, teacher training, newsletters, grants and other activities for teachers to expand knowledge of family economics and to incorporate money management related lessons into their grade 7 through 12 classrooms. Family ...more>>

  42. Family Finance - Utah State University Family Finance
    PowerPoint presentations for self-guided study: financial attitudes, values & goals; budgeting; creating your financial information binder; and how to budget your money. Other resources from the Utah State University Cooperative Extension agency include ...more>>

  43. Family or Child First? - Math Forum, a Classic Problem from the Ask Dr. Math FAQ
    In a two-child family, one child is a boy. What is the probability that the other child is a girl? Discusses the difference between choosing the child first and choosing the family first, and why they're mathematically different. ...more>>

  44. The Family Photo and Counting on One Hand (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan; Christian Science Monitor
    From Norman Goodwin: A photographer wants to line up the 11 members of the Goodwin family from shortest to tallest (left to right), starting with anyone, adding someone else on either side, and continuing by always adding someone next to those already ...more>>

  45. Family Village School - Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Resources related to education for families with a child who has disabilities, plus additional resources JUST FOR KIDS. Pages with links to sites for: Advocacy and Public Policy; Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities; "Disability Awareness" ...more>>

  46. Famous Equations and Inequalities - Peter Alfeld, University of Utah
    An idiosyncratic and personal selection of particularly important or particularly intriguing mathematical equations, not all of them complicated. Mathematical Constants; The definition of Pi; The definition of e; A differential equation; The Pythagorean ...more>>

  47. Famous Paradoxes - Isaac Reed
    Zeno's Paradox and Cantor's Infinities. ...more>>

  48. Famous Problems in the History of Mathematics - Isaac Reed
    History of mathematics presented through some famous problems, with exercises and solutions. The problems include The Bridges of Königsburg; The Value of Pi; Puzzling Primes; Famous Paradoxes; The Problem of Points; A Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem; ...more>>

  49. FanGraphs
    Major and minor league baseball statistics and analysis, including graphs, splits, game logs, play logs, spray charts, plate discipline, PITCHf/x, strike zone heat maps, and more for every ballplayer and team. ...more>>

  50. The FANS Project - The New Jersey Mathematics Coalition
    "Families Achieving the New Standards" in Math, Science and Technology Education is a parent outreach project, with the goals of informing parents about the New Jersey standards in mathematics, science, and technology; involving parents in helping their ...more>>

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