 Word Problems  Jim Loy
Translating word problems into equations, using algebra, then solving the equation(s) and checking your work.
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 Working Group Mathematical Logic
 LudwigMaximiliansUniversität, Munich, Germany
In English and German. Contact information, staff, conferences, seminars, and workshops, Ph.D. program, links, articles.
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 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A selection from Langlands' professional correspondence, previously unpublished work, and published work now out of print.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.
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 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;
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 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
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 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 dotmatrix printer can
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 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
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 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.
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 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;
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 Writing Assignments in Calculus  Tommy Ratliff; Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics, Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Imaginative paper proposals for SingleVariable and Multivariable Calculus courses cover subjects from "Confusion in Beverly Hills" (geometry, trigonometry) to "The XFiles Makes Me So Angry" (optimization of a function of two variables)  and many more.
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 Writing for a Math Class  B. Sidney Smith, Wendy Hageman Smith; Math Academy Online/Platonic Realms
A "minitext" 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
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 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 PreCalculus and Calculus I, II, and III classes. Contents include: Why Should You Have To Write Papers In A Math Class?; How is Mathematical Writing
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 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
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 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 padic Numbers; Airplane Passenger Seating Problem; No
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 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
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 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
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 www4teachers
A center for practical ideas about technology in education. Articles published online, updated monthly: teacher interviews on firsthand classroom technology; interviews with educational technology leaders; interviews with kids; howto columns on classroom
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 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.
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 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.
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 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
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 Xmorphia  Roy Williams
Pattern formation from differential equations  an exhibition of images and movies. Morphogenesis from a ReactionDiffusion System: Xmorphia is intended to show the variety of patterns that may be exhibited by a relatively simple parabolic partial differential
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 (x+y)?  Jim Loy
Some people might guess that (x+y)^2=x^2+y^2. But we know that: (x+y)^2 = x^2+2xy+y^2. How do we know that? An application of the distributive law with an illustration and a magic trick...
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 You Already Use Metric  Jim Loy
Cases where the metric system is already in use in the United States.
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 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 27 learn with Flip and Flop the frogs; eight to twelve yearolds, with
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 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
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 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
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 Zeno's Paradox  Jim Loy
Among the most famous of Zeno's "paradoxes" involves Achilles and the tortoise, who are going to run a race. Achilles, being confident of victory, gives the tortoise a head start. Zeno supposedly proves that Achilles can never overtake the tortoise. A
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 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,
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 ZhiWei Sun's Home Page  ZhiWei Sun
Prof. ZhiWei Sun works in the field of combinatorial number theory. Some of his papers and some surveys for nonexperts are available in postscript form from this page.
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 Zoltan Dienes' Web Site  Zoltan Dienes
"Math through play" from a developer of psychomathematics, multibase blocks, and the sixstage theory of learning mathematics. Freely download PDFs of Dienes' Ruritania stories and math games such as Strip Mathematics, Circular Villages, Six Stages with
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