 The Nursing Files  Math  The Wayfarer
Answers to nurses' questions about math, and formulas nurses are expected to know everyday. Learn about tables of equivalents, terms (measures of weight, volume, capacity, and length), dosages, ratio solutions, intravenous (IV) flow rates, percent solutions,
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 Odds vs. Probability  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about odds and probability, such as gambling odds, probabilities in games of chance, and the difference between the terms "odds" and "probability."
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 Office for National Statistics  Government Statistical Service, United Kingdom
The United Kingdom agency that coordinates national statistics. Tables of key social, economic, and environmental data, press releases, catalogue of publications, articles, and a newsletter. Information about the British census, including articles in
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 Online Conversion  Fogt
JavaScript for converting lengths and distances, temperatures, speed, volumes, weights and masses, computer memory, date and time, cooking, angles, area, power, energy, density, force, pressure, numbers, finance, light, torque, viscosity, frequency, flow
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 Online Math Center  Whatcom Community College, Bellingham, WA
Resources for mathematics students and teachers, including answers to Frequently Asked Questions and online Live Math applications demonstrating algebra, calculus, and linear algebra topics.
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 Optimization Technology Center  Argonne National Laboratory and Northwestern University
A research center dedicated to optimization problems. The "optimization tree," with descriptions of the different subfields of numerical optimization; interactive demonstrations and case studies, including the diet problem and minimum surface area; linear
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 Order of Operations  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about order of operations, such as "What is PEMDAS?" and the place of factorials in arithmetic operations.
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 Order of Operations  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What is the correct order of operations? Why use it? What is PEMDAS?
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 Pascal's Triangle  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What is Pascal's Triangle? How do you construct it? What is it good for?
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 Paul's Online Math Notes and Tutorials  Paul Dawkins, Lamar University
Online notes and tutorials on algebra, calculus, and differential equations. Also, PDFs, some reduced to fit onto one printed page, offering a review of algebra and trigonometry, a primer of complex numbers, listing common math errors, suggesting how
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 Percentage Increase/Decrease  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about percentage increase and decrease, such as "Why doesn't a decrease of 15%, followed by an increase of 15%, get you back to where you started?" and "If I increase an initial amount by P percent, by what percentage
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 Perfect Numbers  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What is a perfect number? How many are there? How can you calculate a perfect number from a Mersenne prime?
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 Permutations and Combinations  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
How to calculate all possible groupings of objects where order does  or doesn't  matter.
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 Pi = 3.14159...  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What is Pi? Who first used Pi? How do you find it? How many digits is it?
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 Pi Day  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: What activities can I use for Pi Day?
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 Piecewise Functions  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about piecewise functions, such as how to graph them and how to determine the values of parameters that make a particular piecewise function continuous and differentiable.
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 Place Value  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about place value, such as how to write a decimal from words such as hundreds and hundredths.
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 Place Value  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: How do I provide my students with practice on their place value skills?
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 Poetry and Mathematics  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of sites with mathematical poetry, including limericks.
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 Poker Probabilities  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about poker probabilities, such as "In a standard deck of cards, how many different ways are there to get a straight, a flush, a straight flush, one pair, or two pairs?"
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 Polygon Diagonals  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about polygon diagonals, such as "How many diagonals can be drawn for a polygon with n sides?"
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 Positive/Negative Integer Rules  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about positive and negative integer rules, such as "When do two negative numbers equal a positive?"
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 A Practical Guide to Wavelet Analysis  Christopher Torrence and Gilbert P. Compo
Read an introduction to wavelet analysis and Monte Carlo methods, or download it in PDF or PostScript format. Use an interactive wavelet plotting form to investigate sample time series or your own data. Download wavelet software in Fortran, IDL, or
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 Preparing for Assessment  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: How can I prepare my students for assessments?
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 Preparing for University Calculus  Mathematics and Statistics Committee of the Atlantic Provinces Council on the Sciences (APICS)
Answers frequently asked questions about university level calculus courses, such as "What math will I need in university?" and "What is calculus?" Also download the booklet, which offers sample questions and hints of the sort often found on calculus placement
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 Primality Testing  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about primality testing, from "How does the Sieve of Eratosthenes work?" to "Is there an algorithm to determine whether a very large number is prime?"
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 Prime Numbers  Alex LópezOrtiz and the Sci.Math FAQ Team
Links to information on: Largest known Mersenne prime; Largest known prime; Largest known twin primes; Largest Fermat number with known factorization; Algorithms to factor integer numbers; Primality Testing; List of record numbers; What is the current
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 Prime Numbers and Factoring  Ray Ontko
A collection of links related to prime numbers and factoring of very large numbers, including FAQs from RSA Labs.
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 Prime Numbers  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What is a prime number? What's the 'Sieve of Eratosthenes'? What is the largest known prime?
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 PrimeNumbers.net  John Barth
Answers to commonly asked questions about primality: What are prime numbers? What are composite numbers? How do I find prime numbers? What are some types of prime numbers? What is the biggest prime number? Other resources include original worksheets available
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 The Prime Pages  Chris Caldwell; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Univ. of Tennessee at Martin
An index of information on prime numbers. Definition; Articles and information on primes, including how to find and prove primality, and a wealth of historical information. Lists of primes and prime factorizations, including the first x primes and the
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 Prism Formulas (Ask Dr. Math FAQ)  Math Forum
Formulas for finding the surface area and volume of a prism.
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 Probability in the Real World  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
An introduction to the uses of probability in everyday life, including: weather forecasting, flipping coins, batting averages, lightning strikes, and the lottery.
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 Probability  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
An introduction to basic concepts.
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 Properties Glossary  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What is an operation? What is an identity? What are the associative, commutative, and distributive properties? What is the property of closure? What is the inverse of something?
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 Pyramid and Frustum Formulas (Ask Dr. Math FAQ)  Math Forum
Formulas for finding the surface area and volume of a pyramid and its frustum.
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 The Pythagorean Theorem  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What is the Pythagorean theorem? When would you use it? How can we prove it?
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 Pythagorean Theorem Proofs  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem, such as "Do you know the exact number of proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem in existence?" and "Why doesn't the Pythagorean theorem work for triangles other than right triangles?"
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 Pythagorean Triples  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What is a Pythagorean triple? What do Pythagorean triples have to do with Fermat's Last Theorem?
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 Quadralay's Cryptography Archive  Quadralay Corporation
Encryption standards, frequently asked questions (FAQs), and newsgroups. Clipper, Digital Telephony, History of Cryptology, Internet Security, Kerberos, PGP, RIPEM, and a glossary.
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 Quadratic Equations  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about quadratic equations, such as "When would you solve a quadratic equation in real life?" and "Why FOIL?"
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 Quadrilateral Classification  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about how to classify quadrilaterals, such as "Are squares rectangles? Are rectangles squares?
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 Quadrilateral Formulas (Ask Dr. Math FAQ)  Math Forum
Formulas for finding the area, perimeter, etc. of a quadrilateral: square, rectangle, parallelogram, rhombus, trapezoid, trapezium, kite, and cyclic quadrilateral.
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 Ratio  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about ratios, such as the difference between "rate" and "ratio" and "fraction"; "On a map, the scale states that 3 inches represent 125 miles...."; and "How can I write a ratio in three different ways?"
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 The R. Buckminster Fuller FAQ  Christopher J. Fearnley
The Frequently Asked Questions and Answers (FAQ) Resource on R. Buckminster
Fuller, based primarily on the history of the discussions, interests, and needs of the readers of the BITNET mailing list Geodesic and its USENET gateway bit.listserv.geodesic.
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 Reading a Protractor or a Ruler  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about reading a protractor or a ruler, such as "What do the little lines on a ruler stand for?"
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 Rectangular Parallelepiped, Cube Formulas (Ask Dr. Math FAQ)  Math Forum
Formulas for finding the surface area and volume of a rectangular parallelepiped and a cube.
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 Reducing/Simplifying Fractions  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about reducing and simplifying fractions, such as "How do you know when a fraction is in its simplest form?" and "What is the easiest method of reducing fractions to lowest terms?" and "Should fractions always be reduced
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 Regular Polygon Formulas (Ask Dr. Math FAQ)  Math Forum
Formulas for finding the area, perimeter, etc. of a regular polygon, and constructing regular polygons with compass and straightedge, in particular the pentagon.
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 Regular Polyhedra: Formulas (Ask Dr. Math FAQ)  Math Forum
Formulas for finding the surface area, perimeter, volume, etc. of regular polyhedra: tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, icosahedron.
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