 Virtual Math Museum  Richard Palais
A virtual "mathematical museum" being developed and improved by an international group of mathematicians called the 3DXM Consortium (the same group responsible for the development of the 3DXplorMath mathematical visualization program). Topics include
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 Virtual Nerd  Virtual Nerd, LLC
This online tutorial service for secondary math and science students supplements its video instruction with the interactive Dynamic Whiteboard™, which takes notes for you during lessons, and lets you find definitions of terms midstream and write
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 Virtual Paper Cut & Fold  Mike Sokolov
A Java applet and a Flash tool for folding paper online. Make snowflake patterns; learn how to create a fivepointed star with a single cut. With a gallery of folded paper creations.
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 Virtual Skies  NASA Ames Education Division
Tutorials, interactive illustrations, career explorations, decisionmaking scenarios, and selftests in each of the following areas: weather, aviation research, airport design, air traffic management, navigation, communication, and aeronautics. A "Teacher's
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 Visible Euclidean Algorithm: finding greatest common divisors  Paul Garrett
Enter two positive integers, and click the button to see the operations of the Euclidean Algorithm.
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 Visual Calculus (Mathematics Archives)  Larry Husch; University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)
A collection of notes that give some ideas how technology, in particular computers, can be used in the teaching of calculus. Detailed instructions on implementing these ideas with various public domain, shareware and commercial software packages are provided.
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 Visual Fractions  Richard E. Rand
A site with 19 Java programs that provide instruction and practice in identifying, renaming, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions. Number lines are drawn to demonstrate each example. Programs include: Identify Fractions; Identify Mixed
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 Visual Math for Java  Dr. Weiguang Huang
The Java applet Visual Math is an online symbolic math and computer algebra system powered by SymbMath. SymbMath (an abbreviation for Symbolic Mathematics) is a symbolic, numeric and graphic computing environment that performs exact numeric, symbolic
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 Visual Math: Functions  Centre for Educational Technology (CET)
Activities, tools, and tasks for learning about linear and quadratic functions.
Contents: Linear Functions  Functions Defined on Intervals  Equivalent Expressions of Functions  Addition and Subtraction of Linear Functions  Transformations of Graphs
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 Visual Math Learning: An interactive multimedia tutorial  Wayne Allen Bateman
An online tutorial, intended to teach students basic math concepts using interactive multimedia for aid in visualization. Proceed through the text (more sections are planned), or work with the individual exercises separately.
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 Visual Plane Geometry  Edu2000 America Inc.
A full curriculum on CDROM for Windows and Mac, combining hypertext and QuickTime animations to illustrate basic plane geometry concepts, triangles, polygons, circles, and the threedimensional world. Familiar real world examples help students visualize
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 Visual Solid Geometry  Edu2000 America Inc.
A full curriculum on CDROM for Windows and Mac, combining hypertext, graphics, and QuickTime animations to illustrate solid geometry concepts, polyhedra and solids of revolution, and surface areas and volumes of solid figures. Typical "experiments"
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 Volume of Water in an Aquarium  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
How much water will fit in an aquarium that is shaped like a box and is 10 inches high, 6 inches wide, and 14 inches long? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Vortex Leapfrogging Interactive Pages  Amanda Johns, The University of Surrey, England
Interactive experiments in fluid dynamics, in particular, the motion of vortices: "A vortex is a spinning energy wheel. When you take the plug out of a bathtub, you will see that the water creates a vortex as it runs down the drain. In common usage, by
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 vrml.calculus.net (calculus@internet)  Curtis, Davis, Wayand
The visual study of threedimensional calculus using the power of VRML  Virtual Reality Modeling Language. The next generation of calculus course materials. Text in progress: Virtual Reality & 3D Calculus  addressing the question how virtual reality
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 VRML Gallery of Electromagnetism  Rob Salgado
A collection of VRML worlds that visualize the vector fields of electromagnetism. Subcategories: addition; wedge product; raising and lowering of indices; unit vectors; charged point (Coulomb); two charged points; charged dipole; charged sphere; charged
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 Waldomaths  Ron Barrow
Original applets on number, algebra and graphs; shape, space and measure; probability and data handling, including histograms; investigative tools (quadratic and cubic sequences); core (pure) mathematics; decision mathematics (network graphs and linear
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 WallaceBolyaiGerwien Theorem  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
According to the WallaceBolyaiGerwien theorem, all simple polygons of equal area are equidecomposable by dissection. The site offers a proof of the theorem and several dynamic illustrations of equidecomposition in special cases.
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 Walpha Wiki  Derek Bruff and others
As collaborative site to record how secondary and undergraduate math educators use WolframAlpha, or Walpha as it's called here, in the classroom. In particular, the authors are interested in how students might use Walpha themselves, as well as how teachers
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 The Water Puzzle  Doug Ensley, Shippensburg University
Starting with a pail of water holding some unknown quantity greater than 8 quarts, and small (3 quarts) and large (5 quarts) vases as measuring devices, explore how to split 8 quarts of water from the pail equally between two people.
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 Water Puzzle  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
There are three glasses  3, 5, and 8 oz. The first two are empty, the last contains 8 oz of water. By pouring water from one glass to another make at least one of them contain exactly 4 oz of water. Investigation into this puzzle by experimentation,
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 Wavelet Cascade Applet  Wim Sweldens
Cascading (or subdivision) is one of the standard methods to build wavelets and scaling functions. With this Applet you can graph all scaling functions and wavelets with two parameters, even and odd, which satisfy refinement relations with four coefficients.
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 Wavelet Digest: wavelet.org  Wim Sweldens
A free monthly newsletter with all kinds of information concerning wavelets; announcement of conferences, preprints, software, questions, etc. The latest issue and searchable copies of back issues (beginning in 1992) are available; links to other wavelet
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 WebBased Mathematics Activities for the Early Years  Instituto de Informática Educativa (IIE), Universidad de la Frontera, Temuco, Chile
These materials are a translation of the Spanish materials created by the Instituto de Informática Educativa (IIE), Universidad de la Frontera, Temuco, Chile. The first and second units have been translated into English, and the third unit is available
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 Web Chi Square Calculator  Catherine N. Ball and Jeffrey ConnorLinton, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University
Perform the chi square test for statistical significance. First, enter the number of rows and columns; then, enter your data. Also, take a tutorial or run demos.
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 The Web Classroom  Eagle Eye Web Masters
An educational site from Australia that provides lessons and tests to help students understand concepts in Mathematics and build language skills in English. Elementary and Middle School math pages offer Fun with Fractions, "What Number," Times Tables,
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 A Web Companion for Differential Equations, Mechanics, and Computation  Richard S. Palais and Robert A. Palais
This site is a free accompaniment to the book, and includes: applets, animations, images, links to textbooks and to other ODErelated sites, extracts covering more than a quarter of the book, and more. It is intended to become a web destination for anyone
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 WebEnabled Scientific Services & Applications (Online Calculators)  Patrick Wessa
Equation Plotter (Plot mathematical equations, statistical distributions,
numerical integration). Scientific Forecasting (BoxJenkins ARIMA modeling, forecasting, and bootstrap simulation of financial profit density functions). Descriptive Statistics
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 WebGrapher  Tom Cooper
This page contains a graphing applet that can be used online or downloaded.
The applet can create dynamic graphs with sliders that can be saved as web
pages. Users can plot points, functions, parametric functions, polygons,
vectors and more. There
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 Web Interface for Statistics Education  Claremont Graduate University
Interactive statistics tutorials, answers to questions, and other resources for teaching introductory statistics. Tutorials, with exercises and Java applets, address sampling distributions of the mean; an introduction to statistical power; investigating
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 Web Maths  Serge Henry
Un site pour les mathématiques scolaires, utilizant le multimédia (Flash) pour apprendre et comprendre les maths. Aussi, un forum pour poser des questions; l'aide en ligne.
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 WebPisces  Gallery of Interactive Geometry, Geometry Center
A Webbased interface to the Pisces program that allows you to compute implicitly defined curves in the plane. Choose from several predefined functions and modify their parameters and domains. Pisces is a Platform for Implicit Surfaces and Curves and
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 WebStat  R. Webster West, Todd Ogden; Dept. of Statistics, Univ. of South Carolina
A statistical computing environment for the World Wide Web, written in the form of a Java applet. WebStat should run on any of the three major platforms (Mac, PC, Unix). It is currently equipped to do almost everything you need for an introductory statistics
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 Web Tutor  Chris Caldwell; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Univ. of Tennessee at Martin
A 1995 cgi program (written in PERL) that turns a directory of files into pages of a tutorial with an automatically generated table of contents, a registration process and buttons for navigation through the tutorial. Example math tutorials on graph theory
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 WeBWorK  Meliora Mathematica, University of Rochester
Delivering homework problems to students over the Internet. WeBWorK gives students instant feedback as to whether their answers are correct or not. Originally developed by Michael E. Gage, Professor of Mathematics, University of Rochester.
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 Web Worksheet Wizard  High Plains Regional Technology in Education Consortium (HPRTEC)
Create a lesson, worksheet or class page on the World Wide Web with this webbased utility. Also, locate existing worksheets by keywords, dates, grade levels, or subjects such as math. Hosted by Advanced Learning Technologies in Education Consortia at
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 We can do Math!  Vinay Jain
Timed practice in basic operations; toggle up and down or key in answers. Designed "by a first grader, developed by her dad," this JavaScript offers two levels with a "check" button that scores responses, as well as a "rapid fire" mode that instantly
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 Welcome to WebDice! (MSTE)  Nicholas Exner; University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)
A Java applet that simulates the rolling of a set of dice. Use the pulldown menus to set the parameters for the trial.
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 West Contra Costa Unified School District Mathematics Center  Kennedy High School
Common Core mathematics resources, presentations, instructional videos, lessons, mathematics applets, parent guides, and other materials developed by the Richmond (California) school district.
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 A Whale of a Tale  Dive into Math  INNOVA Multimedia Ltd.
Three online math lessons (Addition, Super Sea Sets, Symmetry) for ages 59, from INNOVA Multimedia's "A Whale of a Tale" series. Shockwave (required) activities offer ways for children to visualize and manipulate concepts.
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 What2Learn  John Rutherford
For free, a range of fun, interactive games and puzzles. Math topics covered include algebra, times tables, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios and probability. Feebased service includes more activities, the option for teachers to add their own
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 What, How, and the Web  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
More on place value. "There is an obvious confusion there between two questions, what to teach and how to teach it. Does the failure of the New Math to present a specific topic necessarily imply that teaching this topic has no merit? The New Math has
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 What Is Your Answer to That Question?  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny, with Don Greenwell
The question  Why study mathematics?  appears in a multitude of guises and a plethora of variants... Mathematics is often compared to art. Like literature, mathematics has metaphor, ambiguity, paradox, and mystery. It has history. Mathematics has contributed
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 What on Earth is a Logarithm?  Peter Alfeld, University of Utah
An understandingbased approach to powers and logarithms, with a link to a special example: how to convert a logarithm with respect to one base to a logarithm with respect to another base; and a Java applet logarithm calculator.
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 What's New  Terence Tao, UCLA
Updates on Tao's research and expository papers, discussion of open problems, and other mathsrelated topics. Blog posts, which date to February, 2007, have included "Riemannian manifolds and curvature" and "Sailing into the wind, or faster than the wind"
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 WhelkCome to Mathematics: Using Rational Functions to Investigate the Behavior of Northwestern Crows (iMath Investigations)  Illuminations; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
An online, interactive, multimedia math investigation in which students use rational functions to explore the possible reasons behind the observation that northwestern crows consistently drop a type of mollusk called a whelk from a height of 5 meters.
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 Where to Start?  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
A discussion of math education: the intent of the NCTM Standards, reflections on the history of constructivism, classroom practices (with a link to Marilyn Burns' Math Solutions page), and a simple applet for solving linear equations. An interactive column
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 Which Polygon Sides are Parallel?  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
Which of these line segments are parallel? Two adjacent sides of a triangle; Two adjacent sides of a pentagon; Two opposite sides of a rectangle; Two radii of a circle. A diagram and a detailed answer are provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency
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 Which Problem Equals 25 Percent?  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
Which problem has an answer of 25 percent? 1) 10 is what percent of 50? 2) 25 is what percent of 75? 3) 25 is what percent of 125? 4) 20 is what percent of 80? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Why Not Geometry?  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
An exploration of the validity of teaching algebra at the middleschool level, testing, mathematics ewducation reform, the goal of education, and a suggestion that geometry might be a more important starting point.
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