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  1. Winning Partitions - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    The simple idea of partitions has developed into a significant branch of number theory. Indeed, "any time the number of ways of writing a number as the sum of other numbers arises, the theory of partitions can't be far off," says number theorist George ...more>>

  2. The Winning Voting System (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan, MAA Online
    Results submitted to the challenge: What do you think is the best voting system among three or more candidates? Joseph DeVincentis suggests a version of approval voting in which each voter has three choices: approval (+1), no opinion (0), or disapproval ...more>>

  3. Women in Math Project - Marie Vitulli; Department of Mathematics, University of Oregon
    Information on all aspects of women and math, including bibliographies of publications (with a search engine), an extensive collection of biographies, links to associations, job, grant, and scholarship opportunities, conferences, workshops and programs, ...more>>

  4. Women & Mathematics - Key Issues in Mathematics at the Math Forum
    Find sites relevant to women, girls, and gender equity in the Math Forum's Internet Mathematics Library. ...more>>

  5. Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 1994 - Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS), National Science Foundation (NSF)
    An NSF report that describes the status of groups traditionally underrepresented in science and engineering, and documents factors important to choice of study and to success in pursuing science and engineering. ...more>>

  6. Women, Minorities, and Persons With Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 1996 - Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS), National Science Foundation (NSF)
    This report presents data on participation of underrepresented groups in science and engineering, and documents factors important to success in science and engineering in precollege education, undergraduate and graduate education, and employment. The ...more>>

  7. Wonders of Ancient Greek Mathematics - Timothy Reluga; Tufts University
    An arbitrary collection of interesting solutions to geometric problems discovered and solved by the Greeks, limited to intuitive, elegant, or beautiful solutions and some that do not meet these requirements, serving as reminders of the level to which ...more>>

  8. Wordplay - John Langdon
    On the application of ambigrams (words as art) in various fields of study. Most ambigrams are based on one form of symmetry or another; most of Langdon's ambigrams exemplify rotational symmetry. ...more>>

  9. Working Group Mathematical Logic - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany
    In English and German. Contact information, staff, conferences, seminars, and workshops, Ph.D. program, links, articles. ...more>>

  10. The Work of Robert Langlands - Mathematics Dept., University of British Columbia, Canada
    A selection from Langlands' professional correspondence, previously unpublished work, and published work now out of print. Thesis, papers, manuscripts, letters, and bibliography. ...more>>

  11. World Mathematical Year 2000
    On May, 6th, 1992, in Rio de Janeiro, the International Mathematical Union declared that the Year 2000 will be the World mathematical Year. The Declaration of Rio sets three aims: the great challenges of 21st Century; mathematics, a key for development; ...more>>

  12. World of Words, Numbers, and Notes - Mike Keith
    Mostly original diversions in the areas of mathematics, word play, and music, including a Cadaeic Cadenza, a long pi mnemonic. Also, Ailihphilia (literature and word play) and Scitamatics (mathematical diversions): the recreational study of words, numbers ...more>>

  13. World Population and Four Dice (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan; Christian Science Monitor
    Answers to the old challenge (Estimate what fraction of the people who have ever lived on Earth are alive on Earth today.) plus a new challenge and an additional problem and answer (courtesy S. H. Logue: Ann learned that her old dot-matrix printer can ...more>>

  14. World's Fastest Man - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    The 1998 edition of The Guinness Book of World Records features an article about Donovan Bailey, billed as the fastest man alive. The article begins: "Canadian Donovan Bailey rocketed into the record books when he set a new world mark of 9.84 seconds ...more>>

  15. The World Wide Web and Pedagogy - Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
    Examples of the hypertextual, hypermedia, communications capabilities of the Web in education: articles, courses, conferences, and model Web units. ...more>>

  16. Writing a Math Phase Two Paper - Steven L. Kleiman, with Glenn P. Tesler; MIT
    A discussion of the kind of writing appropriate in a paper submitted to the math department to complete Phase Two of MIT's writing requirement: a review of the general purpose of the requirement and the specific way of completing it for the math department; ...more>>

  17. Writing Assignments in Calculus - Tommy Ratliff; Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics, Wheaton College, Norton, MA
    Imaginative paper proposals for Single-Variable and Multivariable Calculus courses cover subjects from "Confusion in Beverly Hills" (geometry, trigonometry) to "The X-Files Makes Me So Angry" (optimization of a function of two variables) - and many more. ...more>>

  18. Writing for a Math Class - B. Sidney Smith, Wendy Hageman Smith; Math Academy Online/Platonic Realms
    A "mini-text" concerning written communication in mathematics classes, for both students and teachers. Teachers' section discusses possible formats and assessment, and gives sample lessons; students' section gives practical tips on approaching a written ...more>>

  19. Writing in Mathematics - Dr. Annalisa Crannell; Franklin & Marshall College
    Dr. Crannell's Guide to Writing in Mathematics, the checklist she uses, and writing assignments from her Pre-Calculus and Calculus I, II, and III classes. Contents include: Why Should You Have To Write Papers In A Math Class?; How is Mathematical Writing ...more>>

  20. Writing Proofs - Leslie Lamport
    PostScript, DVI, and LaTeX versions of each (but no HTML) are available. How to Write a Proof: A method of writing proofs is proposed that makes it much harder to prove things that are not true. The method, based on hierarchical structuring, is simple ...more>>

  21. Writings for a General Audience - Marcus Jaiclin
    PDF articles on popular and recreational mathematics by Jaiclin, an Assistant Professor at Westfield State University: Notes on Mathematics of Voting Methods; Fractals, Pascal's Triangle, and the p-adic Numbers; Airplane Passenger Seating Problem; No ...more>>

  22. Writings from the MegaMath Project (MegaMath) - Casey, Fellows, Koblitz; Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Documents containing classroom materials and discussions of mathematics pedagogy. The Los Alamos workbook; Lessons for math teachers; An hour in the classroom; Literacy lessons and mathematics learning; Computer science in elementary school; Combinatorially ...more>>

  23. Writing to Develop Understanding: The Math Forum @ Drexel's PoWs - Suzanne Alejandre
    What can we ask students about their problem solving that will help them the most? This article, originally published in the December, 2006, issue of the CMC ComMuniCator, journal of the California Mathematics Council, addresses that question by examining ...more>>

  24. www4teachers
    A center for practical ideas about technology in education. Articles published online, updated monthly: teacher interviews on first-hand classroom technology; interviews with educational technology leaders; interviews with kids; how-to columns on classroom ...more>>

  25. www.MonteCarloSimulations.org - The Monitor Group, Inc.
    A resource library for planners interested in learning more about Monte Carlo and other tools to deal with uncertainty. Read "What is Monte Carlo?" and "Why Monte Carlo?" Find events, literature, software, and more. ...more>>

  26. WWW Resources for Teaching Statistics - Robin Lock; Mathematics Dept., St. Lawrence Univ., Canton, NY
    A paper presented at Technology in Statistics Education, a 1998 conference for teachers sponsored by the Boston Chapter of the American Statistical Association. Its purpose is to direct readers to typical statistics instruction support sites on the WWW. ...more>>

  27. XGC: an eXtension of Goldbach's Conjecture - Andrea Ercolino
    XGC is based on a new version of the Eratosthenes' Sieve. GC: Every natural n = 2*k, where k >= 3, is the sum of 2 odd primes. XGC(c,m): Every natural n = m*k, where k >= c + m, is the sum of m numbers belonging to the Euclid(c,m) set. Includes ...more>>

  28. Xmorphia - Roy Williams
    Pattern formation from differential equations - an exhibition of images and movies. Morphogenesis from a Reaction-Diffusion System: Xmorphia is intended to show the variety of patterns that may be exhibited by a relatively simple parabolic partial differential ...more>>

  29. Youth Accounts - FORUM Credit Union
    Financial literacy games, stories, activities, articles, calculators, videos, and other resources -- each set to a musical soundtrack -- for learning about finance. Children aged 2-7 learn with Flip and Flop the frogs; eight to twelve year-olds, with ...more>>

  30. Yuri Matiyasevich
    Yuri Matiyasevich is best known for finding a negative solution to Hilbert's Tenth Problem, which has applications to the theory of algorithms, algebra, number theory, model theory, proof theory, and theoretical computer science. As well as information ...more>>

  31. Zebragraph - Jonathan Choate
    Download Choate's conference speeches, lecture notes, and other resources such as his Exeter courses and talks. "Enriching the Traditional Geometry Curriculum Syllabus" features the Problem of Regiomontanus. Investigations include the tetrahedral geometry ...more>>

  32. Zeroing In on Catalan's Conjecture - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Preda Mihailescu of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich has proved a theorem that is likely to lead to a solution of Catalan's conjecture, a venerable problem involving relationships among whole numbers (in 1844, Catalan asserted that, ...more>>

  33. Zhi-Wei Sun's Home Page - Zhi-Wei Sun
    Prof. Zhi-Wei Sun works in the field of combinatorial number theory. Some of his papers and some surveys for non-experts are available in postscript form from this page. ...more>>

  34. Zoltan Dienes' Web Site - Zoltan Dienes
    "Math through play" from a developer of psychomathematics, multi-base blocks, and the six-stage theory of learning mathematics. Freely download PDFs of Dienes' Ruritania stories and math games such as Strip Mathematics, Circular Villages, Six Stages with ...more>>

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