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  1. An Introduction to Continued Fractions - Ron Knott
    Continued fractions are just another way of writing fractions. They have some interesting links with a jigsaw-puzzle problem of splitting a rectangle up into squares and also with one of the oldest algorithms known to mathematicians - Euclid's Algorithm ...more>>

  2. An Introduction to Pi and the Area of a Circle (SMILE) - Edwina R. Justice, Gunsaulus Scholastic Academy
    A lesson for grades 5-7 that uses a phenomenological approach to observe and discuss the relation between circumference and diameter and how that relation, called pi, is used in the formula for the area of a circle. From the Geometry and Measurement section ...more>>

  3. An Introduction To Volume (SMILE) - Linda James Woods, Harold Washington Elementary School
    A lesson for grades 3-5 designed to teach students about volume, using a variety of containers, potting soil, popcorn, etc. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative ...more>>

  4. Introductory Statistics Demonstrations - David Wallace; Ohio University
    Animated problems illustrating basic statistics concepts such as Variance and Standard Deviation, Z-Scores, Sampling Distributions, Standard Error, Confidence Intervals, Power, and ANOVA. With a basic review of algebra and interactive problems and solutions ...more>>

  5. invention at play - Lemelson Center, Smithsonian National Museum of American History
    Rotate and translate the tangram-like pieces of Puzzle Blocks to form the silhouettes shown; arrange the gears, springs, funnels, and other objects of Tinker Ball to divert the falling ball into the target. The Invention at Play exhibition focuses on ...more>>

  6. Inventor's Paradox - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
    A page that looks into different ways a specific statement may be related to a more general one. Pairs of statements in which: one is a clear generalization of another, whereas in fact the two are equivalent; one is a clear generalization of another and ...more>>

  7. Investigating Linear Relationships: The Regression Line and Correlation (i-Math Investigations) - Illuminations; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
    An online, interactive, multimedia math investigation. Interactive computer-based tools allow students the opportunity to manipulate numbers easily and investigate the relationships between data points and sets. This i-Math Investigation uses an interactive ...more>>

  8. Investigating Patterns: R-U-B-B-E-R Geometry (Topology) - Jill Britton
    Selected web pages for educators, each leading to recreation-oriented learning experiences for middle school students. Topics include: Topology / Anamorphic Art; Jordan Curves / Mazes / Networks / Map Coloring; Math-e-Magic / Mobius Strip; Flexagons.á ...more>>

  9. Investigations in Mathematics - Eric S. Rowland
    Open-ended problems for high school and college students to "approach creatively and in their own way": Pascal's simplices ("What is the generalization of Pascal's triangle?"), Pythagorean triples, regular polygons ("What is the area of a regular polygon ...more>>

  10. Investigations in Projective Geometry - Dwayne Alvis and Wanda Nabors
    How three-dimensional scenery is reproduced on a two-dimensional piece of paper. Construction exercises and a Geometer's Sketchpad file to download. ...more>>

  11. Invitation to MasterMind - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny, with Don Greenwell
    Mastermind is a game played by a codemaker and a codebreaker. The codemaker selects a code, a sequence of four colors (digits, pegs or other symbols) chosen from a set of six colors (repetitions allowed). The codebreaker will then try to guess the code. ...more>>

  12. iP - Interlocking Puzzles
    Purchase hand crafted hardwood interlocking puzzles made with precision from domestic or exotic hardwoods. Altekruse, Burr, Pentominoe, Polyhedra, Rhombic, Stewart Coffin, Tetrahedron, and Wooden Knot puzzles. Order via e-mail. ...more>>

  13. IPNet: Inverse Problems Network - Patricia K. Lamm, Michigan State University
    A network for researchers working on inverse and/or ill-posed problems, inverse methods, and data inversion methods, including applications to tomography, systems identification, nondestructive evaluation and nonlinear evolution equations. IPNet promotes ...more>>

  14. iPracticeMath
    Type in your responses to iPracticeMath's online multiple-choice questions, and press the orange "submit" button to check your answers: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, algebra, "word to number" (interpreting written-out quantities), and ...more>>

  15. It Can Take a While to Wander Home (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan, MAA Online
    Solution to the challenge: How fast do you get home with a random walk on the line? in the plane? in three-space? in n-space? Eric Brahinsky reports that the median number of steps to get home is 2-4 on the line, about 32 in the plane, and infinite in ...more>>

  16. Iterated Prisoners' Dilemma - Delayaye, Mathieu, Beaufils
    A comprehensive source of information on the Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma, and on the representation, study of, and knowledge about cooperation (and evolution of cooperation) between agents. Strategies, references (papers in English and French, bibliography), ...more>>

  17. IUP Annual Mathematics Competition - Gary Stoudt
    A mathematics competition for high school students sponsored by Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Topics include algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Registration forms may be found online, and previous competitions may be downloaded in PDF, PostScript, ...more>>

  18. IXL Learning
    IXL provides free online practice, organized by grade levels K-8 and aligned to state standards. Choose one math skill from among the hundreds offered, and submit your answer. Respond incorrectly, and click on the "explanation" button to learn more; get ...more>>

  19. Jaap's Scratch Pad - Jaap Scherphuis
    Java applets, generators, and solutions for sudoku, Rubik's Cube, "moving pieces" puzzles, permutation puzzles, and more, including sphere symmetries, polyform, Towers of Hanoi, and many lesser known puzzles from this collector. Scherphuis' articles range ...more>>

  20. jackmathsolutions.com - Jack Koenka
    Freely download individual chapters of the AP Calculus AB textbook co-authored by Koenka and Roger Allen. Download problem of the week documents, sample test and assignments, notes, worksheets, and other instructional resources. Koenka invites students ...more>>

  21. Jacopo Notarstefano
    Interactive visualizations and puzzles: "Turing's sunflower," which connects leaf arrangements and Fibonacci numbers; "Havel-Hakimi," which presents nodes and their degrees to construct into a graph; "Four-coloring a Dodecahedron"; and a logic puzzle ...more>>

  22. James Propp
    James Propp studies tilings, games, and other aspects of combinatorics, probability, and dynamical systems. Many of his articles are available for download in PostScript and gzipped PostScript formats. Code for C programs related to tilings and cellular ...more>>

  23. janko.at - Angela and Otto Janko
    Puzzles, games, and Java applets on logic, number, and chess. See also the Jankos' Retrograde Analysis Corner and analyses of legal moves in chess. ...more>>

  24. JAVA Gallery of Interactive On-Line Geometry - The Geometry Center
    Applets illustrating geometry concepts. WebEQ, Hyperbolic Triangles, Lorenz Simulation, One-Dimensional Iteration, Tetris, Leap Fractal, Fractals from Iterated Function Systems, Kali: Wallpaper Patterns. Created by The Geometry Center. ...more>>

  25. JavaSketchpad DR3 Gallery - Key Curriculum Press
    JavaSketchpad is software that lets you publish sketches from The Geometer's Sketchpad on the Internet. If you have a Java-compatible Web browser, visit this demo gallery for some examples of JavaSketchpad in use: Centroid; Stereo Icosahedron; Hypercube; ...more>>

  26. Jefferson Math Project - Steve Sibol
    Resources for integrating Math A and Math B Regents exam questions into the New York State curriculum. PDF, Microsoft Word, and Worksheet Builder versions of exams date back to 1999. See also the JMAP worksheets of Regents questions coordinated with the ...more>>

  27. jensilvermath.com - Jennifer Silverman
    Blog by a curriculum designer and the creator of ProRadian radian-scale protractors. Posts, which date back to May, 2013, have included "Math Anxiety Relief," "I Love GeoGebra," "Honeycombs and Hot Dogs," "Conic Section Animations," and "O'Beirne Puzzle." ...more>>

  28. Jeremy Kun
    Primers, galleries of computer programs and math proofs, and more befitting "a place for elegant solutions." Kun, a mathematics PhD student at the University of Illinois in Chicago with a background in computer science, has also blogged since September, ...more>>

  29. J. Frederic Teubner, The Toymakers of JTEU - J. Frederic Teubner
    See, in particular, the ReutĚReut 12x12 Transmagic Square. Also board, card, and dice games, magnets, t-shirts, books and tapes, coloring books, an art gallery, and a millennium 2000 computer art calendar. ...more>>

  30. János Bolyai Mathematical Society
    A Hungarian mathematical society. Conference information, books published by the society, and problems from the Schweitzer Miklós Mathematical Competition. More information is available in Hungarian. ...more>>

  31. Joe's Number Theory Web - Joe K. Crump
    Methods for factoring large numbers, exploration of 2^n mod n, equal sums of like powers, tridigital squares, balanced bases, and Weiferich primes. ...more>>

  32. John Conway's Game of Life - Stephen Stuart
    The Game of Life is played on a field of cells, each of which has eight neighbors (adjacent cells). A cell is either occupied (by an organism) or not. The rules for deriving a generation from the previous one are these: Death - If an occupied cell has ...more>>

  33. John Mason's Projects - John Mason
    Projects by the author of Thinking Mathematically and former director of the Centre for Mathematics Education: Structured Variation Grids and other animations and applets; studies in algebraic thinking; mathematical explorations; MEMEs (Meaning Enquiry ...more>>

  34. Join the Dots: a Math Line Puzzle - Math Forum
    Can you connect 9 dots laid out 3x3 using 4 straight lines, without lifting your pencil from the paper? Questions, hints, solution. ...more>>

  35. Joseph Malkevitch's Home Page - Joseph Malkevitch, York College (CUNY-The City University of New York)
    Malkevitch's interests include geometry (polytopes, graph theory, tilings, etc.), discrete mathematics, and mathematical modeling (especially models dealing with fairness and equity issues and codes of all kinds). Most of his research concerns using combinatorial ...more>>

  36. The Josephus Problem - Doug Ensley, Shippensburg University
    Explore the problem online, varying the number of people to start and the number to skip: participants arrange themselves in a circle. One is designated number one, and you proceed clockwise, removing e.g. every seventh person. Where should you sit to ...more>>

  37. Josephus Shuffles - Doug Ensley, Shippensburg University
    Named for its relationship to the so-called "Josephus Problem," Josephus shuffles mix up a deck of cards in a peculiar way. This interactive page allows you to investigate the final order of the cards for various values of n and k. ...more>>

  38. Joy of Problem Solving - Deepak Kulkarni
    Math olympiad programs for elementary and middle school kids by a Ph. D. in computer science and former NASA researcher. See, in particular, the section of Kulkarni's site entitled "How to Work on Problems," which includes essays such as Problem Solving ...more>>

  39. juegosdeingenio.org - Ivan Skvarca
    "Un sitio dedicado a los juegos, los acertijos, las paradojas, las diversiones con el lenguaje, los números y las figuras, los ambigramas y todo aquello que maraville y deje perpleja a la inteligencia." ...more>>

  40. JuniorHighMath.com
    Free printable worksheets from a middle school teacher: algebra, one variable; algebra with coefficient; two-step algebra with addition; two-step algebra with subtraction; exponents; Pythagorean Theorem; and circles. ...more>>

  41. Juniorszone
    A provider of online primary school education offering literacy, numeracy keystage2 strategy based on the UK national curriculum. Areas include e learning, educational games, interactive learning, brain teasers, homework help, and free online tutorials. ...more>>

  42. Just a Usual Day at Unusual School (MegaMath) - Nancy Casey; Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Students perform a play that takes place in a school where some of the students always lie and the rest always tell the truth. Terry, the protagonist, is trying to find out which students are which, but at the beginning, there is no way of knowing whom ...more>>

  43. JustMaths - Seager, Christian; Khawaja, Faisal; Muldowney, Melanie
    Video tutorials, practice exam questions, and other intervention resources created by three teachers practicing in the UK Midlands. Free resources include "trumps" and exam questions in algebra, data handling, geometry and measure, number, and more. Blog ...more>>

  44. Just Tell Me the Answer | "Never!" - Matt Owen
    Blog by an algebra and physics teacher who believes students "have a real chance at understanding if I'm just willing to let them struggle." Posts, which date back to August, 2012, have included "Answering 'the Question,'" "Flipclass Reflections So Far," ...more>>

  45. K5 Learning - Roy Zanatta
    K5 Math and K5 Math Facts are online learning programs for after school study, summer study, and homeschooling. The K5 Math online enrichment program consists of a free math assessment and over a thousand curricula-based, interactive tutorials and quizzes. ...more>>

  46. Kakuro Puzzles - JAKRO Soft LLC
    Free printable crossword puzzles that use sums instead of spellings, offered at difficulty levels of easy, medium, hard, and "evil." See also JAKRO's apps and page of tips for solving kakuro. ...more>>

  47. Kalva - John Scholes
    Problem sets, with solutions, including a complete set of all International Mathematical Olympiad problems beginning with the first IMO in 1959. The site also includes a large set of Russian Olympiad problems, Putnam problems since 1938, Newman problems, ...more>>

  48. Kamanaga - Madhusudhan Nagarajan
    Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division worksheets to print out or to solve online interactively. Choose adding problems with or without "carrying," subtracting questions with or without "borrowing," and practice dividing with or without remainders. ...more>>

  49. Kangaroo Maths - Kangaroo Maths Ltd
    Free maths resources to download in number, algebra, shape and space, and data handling. Assessments include homework sheets and "make the grade" tests; games and puzzles offer World Cup spreadsheet simulations. Kangaroo Maths also hosts Microsoft Word ...more>>

  50. KappAbel - Roald Buvig
    Problems from a competition open to pupils in 8th grade in Sweden, Finland (including the Aaland Islands), and Denmark (including Greenland and the Faroe Islands), and ninth graders in Iceland and Norway. See, in particular, the English language weekly ...more>>

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