 Understanding Temperatures  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
These were the low temperatures recorded for January 15 in these cities: Minneapolis:  6 degrees; Cleveland: 5 degrees; Fargo: 11 degrees; Chicago: 2 degrees; Milwaukee: 3 degrees; Detroit: 1 degree. Which city had the low temperature closest to 0
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 Undusting Napier's Bones  Alexandros Diploudis; HeriotWatt University, UK
Biographical information about the Scottish mathematician John Napier, generally considered the inventor of logarithms, with a Java simulation of Napier's bones, a method for performing arithmetic operations by the manipulation of rods (called "bones"
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 Une Balade dans le Monde des Polyèdres  Maurice Starck
Les polyèdres convexes, non convexes, et intéressants: les polyèdres uniformes, les stellations de l'icosaèdre, des tétraèdres remarquables, le découpage d'un tétraèdre par un plan, les deltaèdres
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 Unique Online Math Flash Cards  Lambert Smith, MathRUS.com
Customizable formatting characterizes these flash cards for addition, subtraction, some multiplication and some division. Free 30day trial; afterwards, a subscription is paywhatyoucan. The author writes: "This website for online math flash cards differs
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 Unit Conversion and Day of the Week  Stephen Phillips
Convert between units of distance, area, volume, mass, speed, temperature, pressure, energy, power, or force online, or find the day of the week for a given date. There is also a list of conversion factors for various units, including units of radiation,
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 UnitConversion.org
Perform online unit conversions for volume, distance, temperature, time, speed, and more for a total of 2,100 kinds of units in 78 different categories.
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 Unit Converter
The converter works for units of area, energy, pressure, volume,
temperature, mass, length, numbers, velocity etc. You put in a number and
select a base unit and select a unit to convert to. The conversion result
will immediately appear in the output
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 Unit Converter
Key in units to convert. Available tabs include area, volume, time, density, length, temperature, moment of inertia, forces, distributed load, bending moment, and section modulus.
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 UnitJuggler: Online Unit Conversions  Pierre Di Marco
UnitJuggler offers free unit conversions, for distance and length, area, volume, weight and mass, temperature, time, and more.
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 Unit Measurement Conversion  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
Which statement is NOT correct? 96 cups = 6 gallons; 9 days = 216 hours; 84 ounces = 7 pounds; 2 miles = 10,560 feet. A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Units of Measurement  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
Which object is matched with its appropriate unit of measurement? Milligrams for the weight of a textbook; Kilometers for the length of a sailboat; Grams for the weight of a needle; Kiloliters for the capacity of a reservoir. A detailed answer is provided.
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 UnitWiz
An online calculator converts units of length, area, density, energy, force, mass, power, pressure, speed, temperature, or volume.
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 University of South Carolina High School Math Contests  David Sumner
Problems from the University of South Carolina (USC) High School Math Contests, since 1994. Walk step by step through illustrated solutions to each problem using the "next step" button. The delivery of questions is designed for competitive timing. Also,
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 UniVirtual Slide Rule Emulator  Andrew Davie
A realtime, fully configurable, slide rule emulator in Java. Zoom, reconfigure onthefly, and work multiple slides and multiple cursors, each of which supports multiple gauge marks and hairlines.
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 Untangled  Mehta, Gayatri; Luo, Xiaozhong; et al.
Map and place logic blocks in this game to make more compact circuit layouts on a grid  and more efficient computer chips. Visually appealing graphs bring nodes closer to parents or children and untangle knots in graphs; behind the scenes, the accumulated
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 Using Algebra and Discrete Mathematics to Investigate Population Changes in a Trout Pond (iMath Investigations)  Illuminations; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
An online, interactive, multimedia math investigation that illustrates the use of iteration, recursion, and algebra to model and analyze a changing fish population. Graphs, equations, tables, and technological tools are used to investigate the effect
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 Using Virtual Manipulatives on the Web to Develop Number Sense  Margo Lynn Mankus
Java applets, activities, handmade manipulatives, and links related to the topic.
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 VassarStats Statistical Computation  Vassar College
Online Javascript programs on topics such as statistical tests, simulation, correlation and regression: procedures applicable to categorical frequency data; procedures applicable to proportions; procedures applicable to ordinal data; correlation and regression;
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 Vector Arithmetic Java Visualization  Vladimir Sorokin; University of Kentucky
An applet with which to visualize addition, substraction and scalar multiplication of vectors on the XY plane. This demonstration was created as part of the PHY211 Undergraduate Physics Laboratory Educational Page at the Department of Physics and Astronomy
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 Vector Calculator  Julio GeaBanacloche
A Java applet intended to give students a "feel" for vectors in two dimensions. It covers components, magnitude and direction, and vector addition.
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 The Vector Cross Product: A JAVA Interactive Tutorial  McNamara, Middleton, Schiff; Dept. of Physics, Syracuse University
You will see a drawing in which the vector labeled c is calculated according to your specifications for the vectors a and b. You move these by clicking on their tips and dragging them around the plane with the mouse. You can also "spin the plane" by clicking
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 Vector field analyzer II  Matthias Kawski; Arizona State University
An applet for visualization of, and experimentation with, many aspects of vector calculus. These include zooming to see the derivative of a vector field (including divergence and scalar curl), visualizing the action of the (nonlinear and linearized) flow(s)
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 vectorkids: math flashards and learning tools  Rick Larson, vectorkids.com
This site is dedicated to providing learning tools for elementary and middle school students. Enjoy math flashcards to strengthen basic skills, increase proficiency, and increase test scores. Subjects include geometry, fractions, divisibility rules,
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 Vector Land: An Introduction to 3D Vector Analysis  Paul Kirby
An online course offering Java applets and 3D graphics to teach 3D vectors and related topics such as 3D graphics programming and Newtonian mechanics. Contents: 3D Vectors; The Dot Product; The Cross Product; the Vector Equation of a Line; The Vector
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 Vector (Manipula Math)  International Education Software (IES)
Java applets demonstrate vector geometry concepts: unit vector, area of a parallelogram, inner products, adding and scaling vectors, Ceva's theorem, Menelaus's Theorem, Cramer's rule, the circle of Apollonius, and more.
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 Vertices and Radius  Patrick Gunderson
Dynamically draws all chords of regular polygons up to 128 sides. Adjust the sliders to change the number of polygon vertices or size of the radius.
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 Virtual Laboratories in Probability and Statistics  Kyle Siegrist; Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Univ. of AlabamaHuntsville
Interactive, Webbased modules for students and teachers of probability and statistics. Experiments are written in Java. Contents include: special models (Buffon's experiments, card experiments, Bernoulli trials, the ball and urn experiment, the matching
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 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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