 Mandelbrot Midlevels Competition
A mathematics competition that emphasizes problemsolving, geared towards students in seventh and eighth grade. Three rounds are distributed to schools throughout the year; students may participate in individual or team portions of the contest. Site
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 Mark Tomforde's Website
Home page of a University of Houston math professor who focuses on functional analysis, "examining algebraic questions motivated by analysis and also studying algebras that are related to C*algebra." Tomforde maintains a repository of open problems for
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 Math and Sciences Study Skills & Overcoming Test Anxiety Homepage  Cynthia Arem
FAQs for those who are studying physics, chemistry, biology or mathematics and who wish to use more efficient, effective learning strategies, or those who get too anxious and tend to panic on tests. How can I improve my math study skills? What's the best
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 MathArguments180.com
Subtitled "180 Days of Ideas for Discussion in Math Class," this blog of prompts dates back to January, 2014 with posts such as "Improperly Canceling Fractions," "Order of Operations is Wrong," and "Why 360?"
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 Math Assignment Help  Augment Systems Pvt. Ltd
Submit your assignments, homework, or projects for a quote; tutors use voice, video and an interactive white board to reply with online help. The assignmenthelp.net website freely offers overviews in some algebra topics.
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 Math Dork Interactive Math
Animated algebra tutorials, online quizzes, and games. Animations require Flash 3. Full access to this site involves a monthly fee; free lessons include graphing points in the coordinate plane and "The Golden Rule of Algebra."
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 The Math Dude  Quick & Dirty Tips™
Instructional articles, many on mental arithmetic, some with audio or video accompaniment. Popular weekly episodes, which date back to January, 2010, have included "How to Convert Between Fahrenheit and Celsius"; "How to Quickly Calculate Percentages";
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 Mathematics and Constitution Day  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher, Math in the Real World
Resources you can use with your students to study and explain the mathematics involved in the Constitution of the United States of America. Lesson plans and web resources for this midSeptember date range from accounting of the electoral college to mathematical
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 Mathematics and Elections  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher, Math in the Real World
Classroom resources for studying and explaining the mathematics involved in the election process.
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 Mathematics and Music  Dave Rusin; The Mathematical Atlas
A short article documenting the interplay between music and mathematics, with a bibliography. Explorations into tunings include why there are twelve tones in an octave, tuning problems that lead to the Riemann zeta function or to logarithms, nineteentone
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 Mathematics and the Census  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher, Math in the Real World
Resources you can use with your students to study and explain the mathematics of the census process.
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 Mathematics and the Media  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher, Math in the Real World
Resources you can use with your students to study and explain the mathematics involved in the media. Ideas range from critically examining the mathematics used in advertising to the mathematics of proportion and scale needed to create movie sets.
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 Mathematics: The Most Misunderstood Subject  Robert H. Lewis
Why do so many people have misconceptions about mathematics? A series of parables that try to get to the root of the misconceptions, illuminate what mathematics is all about, and address, "So what good is math?"
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 MathGroup, the Email Group for Mathematica Users  Steven M. Christensen and Associates, Inc.
MathGroup is a moderated electronic mail list for Mathematica users. Many of the leading experts on Mathematica inside and outside of Wolfram Research read and respond to user comments and problems. The site includes Mathematica Benchmark Sites, Mathematica
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 Math Matters  Math Matters
The goal of Math Matters is to help students develop a solid math foundation and prevent math anxiety. 7 M's of math (myths, memory, models, metaphor, meta learning, multimedia, miracles), brain research, MM software (CDROMs), and related links.
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 Math On The Internet  Buffalo FreeNet Community & NonProfit Pages
K12 math problems and solutions posted weekly between 199698, at 5 levels of difficulty, with an archive of solutions for 1996 and links to related sites.
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 Math Terms  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
Why was the letter m selected to represent slope? What's the name of the "fraction bar"? What are some sources of information about math terms and symbols?
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 Maximize Volume of a Box  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about maximizing the volume of a box, such as "Find the formula for the greatest volume box you can make from a sheet of cardboard with differentsized corners cut out of it."
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 Maximizing Cylinder Volume  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about maximizing the volume of a cylinder, such as "We are excited to unveil a new feature this month, Site Map.Find the largest possible volume of a right circular cylinder that is inscribed in a sphere of radius r."
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 Mean, Median, Mode, Range  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about mean, median, mode, and range, such as "When is it appropriate to use the arithmetic mean, and when the geometric mean?"
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 Measuring with Two Containers  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about using two different containers to measure out a third quantity, such as "How can you measure 7 liters using only 4liter and 9liter pails?"
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 Medicine and Mathematics  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about medicine and mathematics, such as "How do doctors use math?"
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 Meters Squared or Square Meters?  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about the difference between saying "units squared" and "square units," such as "What is the difference between 10 square miles and 10 miles square?"
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 Metric Measurements  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
Tables of metric measurements for length, volume, mass, and weight, with equivalences, prefixes, and abbreviations.
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 Metric Week  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: What are some activities I can use for Metric Week?
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 A Million/Billion Seconds  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about millions and billions of seconds, such as "What is a million seconds in weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds?" and "How can I work out the number of seconds since 1980, taking leap years into account?"
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 MinutePhysics  Henry Reich
"Cool physics and other sweet science" instructional videos, most shorter than four minutes long. Reich narrates while sketching stick figures and other simple line drawings on a whiteboard that sometimes also incorporates photos or video clips: "Proof
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 Mixture Problems  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about mixture problems, such as "How many liters of a 14 percent alcohol solution must be mixed with 20 liters of a 50 percent alcohol solution to get a 20 percent alcohol solution?"
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 Monkeys Dividing Coconuts  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about monkeys dividing coconuts, such as "A monkey divides a pile of coconuts into three, tosses the extra one, and takes his share...."
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 Multiplying by Zero  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about multiplying by zero, such as why zero turns other numbers that clearly have a greater value to zero when multiplied?
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 Music and Mathematics  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about music and mathematics, and pitches, tones, and musical scales, in particular
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 Naming Polygons and Polyhedra  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What do you call an 11sided polygon? A 14sided polygon? Is there a list of names of polygons? What about polyhedra?
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 The National Numeracy Strategy  Department for Education and Employment, United Kingdom
The Standards Site: Numeracy. Frameworks for teaching mathematics from Reception through Year 7, key elements of the training materials that will support the U.K.'s Numeracy Strategy. Assessment in and planning the National Numeracy Strategy, schools
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 Negative Exponents  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about negative exponents, from simplifying nested negative exponents to whether multiplying by 10 to the negative 3rd power is the same as dividing by 10 to the positive 3rd power.
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 Negative Times a Negative  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
Why does a negative times a negative equal a positive? Does this ever happen in the real world?
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 NEOS Guide (NetworkEnabled Optimization System)  The Optimization Technology Center
A thumbnail sketch, outlines of the major algorithms, and pointers to software packages on optimization and its various subdisciplines: integer programming, stochastic programming, network programming, bound constrained, nonlinearly constrained, linear
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 Netlib Repository at UTK and ORNL  AT&T Bell Labs, Univ. of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
The Netlib repository contains freely available mathematical and statistical software, documents, and databases of interest to the numerical, scientific computing, and other communities. The repository is maintained by AT&T Bell Laboratories, the
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 Nix the Tricks
Problematic vocabulary, notation, mnemonics, and other shortcuts reconsidered and "fixed" by teachers who "want to put a stop to the superficial, cheap tricks that have infected the teaching and learning of math." Submit your own trick, or debate and
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 The Nobel Prize in Physics – Educational  The Nobel Foundation
Step through explanations of physics concepts, some with Flash activities: explore hidden worlds with microscopes (as developed by laureates Zernike, Ruska, Binnig and Rohrer), look into the interior of matter (from Chadwick to van der Meer), and take
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 Nonlinear Programming FAQ  Optimization Technology Center, Northwestern University and Argonne National Laboratory
Posted monthly to Usenet newsgroup sci.opresearch. "What is Nonlinear Programming?" "What software is there for nonlinear optimization?" "I wrote an optimization code. Where are some test models?" "What references and Web links are there in this field?"
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 Nonlinear Science FAQ  James D. Meiss
The Frequently Asked Questions document for the newsgroup sci.nonlinear.
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 Nonstandard Analysis and the Hyperreals  Jordi Gutierrez Hermoso; Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
An essay introducing the most basic ideas of nonstandard analysis and the hyperreal number system. Contents: A Very Brief History of AlmostNothing and MorethanEverything; The Hyperreal WishList; Construction of the hyperreal numbers; Hyperreal arithmetic;
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 n to 0 power  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
Why any number raised to the zero power is equal to one.
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 Number Bases  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What is base 10? Binary? Hexadecimal? How can you convert from one base to another?
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 Number Facts  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A list of sites with facts, curiosities, trivia, and other information about individual numbers.
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 Number Glossary  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What are abundant, amicable, deficient, figurate, happy, narcissistic, palindromic, perfect, polygonal, proper divisors, semiperfect, sociable, square, tetrahedral, triangular, and weird numbers?
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 Number Sentences  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about number sentences and other puzzles involving order of operations, such as Four 4's and making 24.
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 Number Theory  Alex LópezOrtiz and the Sci.Math FAQ Team
Links to information on: Fermat's Last Theorem (History of Fermat's Last Theorem; What is the current status of FLT?; Related Conjectures; Did Fermat prove this theorem?), and Prime Numbers.
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 Numerical Methods  Douglas N. Arnold; Mathematics Dept., Penn State University
An extensive list of centers (including online services and search engines), individual libraries, other sites (general and specific), journals, books, online publications, and other resources for numerical methods.
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 Numericana.com  Gérard P. Michon
The online companion of Numericana, this site contains excerpts from Michon's book, including the entire glossary of scientific terms. Browse an index with pithy summaries, browse by popularity, or search nearly two hundred of his "final answers" of readers'
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