 Some Variations on the Theme of Polyominos  Recmath
Patterns that illustrate how the squares of polyominos are connected to each other. Examples of polyominos with a grid superimposed to illustrate the individual squares; with a line that joins the midpoint of two adjacent square if the squares are connected.
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 Sources in the history of algebra: arithmetical and recreational problems  Albrecht Heeffer
A comprehensive database of arithmetical and algebraical problems from sources before the 18th century, for research and educational use.
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 The Southwest Center for Arithmetic Geometry  Romyar Sharifi, Principal Investigator
In this intensive fivedaylong school, advanced graduate students work closely with senior faculty and postdoctoral fellows — not as individual researchers presenting their work in relative isolation, but in highly participatory, extended courses
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 Space Educators' Handbook  Jerry Woodfill, NASA Johnson Space Center
For Mac or PC: programs that include more than 2000 files interactively linked for ease of learning about NASA, space science, space history, and space technology. Many well designed and extensively educational files are available from this Web site,
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 Space Math  Dr. Sten Odenwald
NASA offers realworld problems about astronomy and space science, for students in grades 68 and 912. The problems are in PDF format, and searchable. They are often based on press releases and cover topics from black holes to space weather and the search
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 Spinning to a Rolling Stop  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
The underlying mathematics of spinning disks. Spin a coin on a tabletop. As it loses energy and tips toward the surface, the coin begins to roll on its rim, wobbling faster and faster. Toward the end, the coin generates a characteristic rattling sound
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 Spirals of Primes  Bryan Clair, University of Chicago
This page will generate a spiral of numbers, with the primes marked as stars, and the composites as dots. The center of the spiral is marked with an 'X'. Specify the number at the center of the spiral below, and the width (and therefore also the height)
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 Spreading Memes  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
First of a series of interactive columns for MAA Online that use Java applets to simulate a puzzle or mathematical problem, one not stated directly since the applets are intended to be such that the right answer to an as yet unstated problem should be
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 Statbag  Worth Swearingen
A blog repository for statistics educators: "... each teacher should have a bag of tricks. Teachers spend years developing their own favorites. While acknowledging that experience is the best teacher, one purpose of this site is to help teachers develop
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 Statistical Rules of Thumb  Gerald van Belle
This companion website to Statistical Rules of Thumb, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., offers free PDFs of chapter two ("Sample Size") and more than a dozen "monthly rules of thumb," such as "Use Text for a Few Numbers, Tables for Many Numbers,
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 STATISTICS.COM
A source for information about statistics software (major packages like SAS, SPSS and SPLUS, shareware, and smaller packages), as well as about statistics analysis, data analysis, and short courses in statistics  messy data, design and analysis of experiments,
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 Statistics, Measurement Uncertainty, and the Number of Galaxies in the Universe Lab  Dennis Zaritsky; Univ. of California at Santa Cruz
From a course in observational astronomy, a lab for exploring some basic issues regarding statistics in astronomy and measurement uncertainties, and finally
produceing an estimate of the number of galaxies in the Universe (with its associated uncertainty).
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 Stat Trek
Free, online tutorial covers basic statistics, probability, distributions, sampling, estimation, and hypothesis testing. Includes online calculators, sample problems with solutions, and glossary of statistical terms.
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 The Steiner Tree Page  Joe Ganley
The Steiner tree problem is a minimum interconnection problem. The most basic
version is in a graph: given a weighted graph in which a subset of vertices are identified as terminals, find a minimumweight connected subgraph that includes all the terminals.
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 Stella's Stunners  Rudd Crawford
More than 600 nonroutine mathematics problems named in honor of the Dutch baroness Ecaterina Elizabeth van Heemsvloet tot Schattenberg. Each collection in the Stella Library contains five subsets, one for each course of PreAlgebra, Algebra I, Geometry,
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 STEM Sheets
Makers of printable flash cards. Choose number ranges, and whether or not to include answers, before freely downloading PDFs of addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division problems.
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 Steve Fulling's Home Page  Stephen A. Fulling
Courses in Foundation Coalition Freshman Calculus, linearity, and other subjects offer objectives, assignments, solutions and reports, exams, and supporting documentation such as books (.pdf, .ps, and .dvi formats). The site also includes access to the
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 Steve Mayer's Web Pages  Steve Mayer
Intended for Mayer's students at Bournemouth & Poole College: syllabi, student web pages, assignments, homework, module notes, review material for the A Level Pure Mathematics curriculum, and more, including resources for the Norwegian students he
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 Stochastic Programming FTP Archive  Cambridge University
The Judge Institute: Research: Working papers and resources: Finance: FTP Archive. A set of WATSON pension fund management test problems, with random coefficients generated according to two different procedures  independent scenario generation and conditional
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 The Stony Brook Algorithm Repository  Steven S. Skiena; Dept. of Computer Science, SUNYStony Brook
A comprehensive collection of algorithm implementations for over seventy of the most fundamental problems in combinatorial algorithms. The problem taxonomy, implementations, and supporting material are drawn from Skiena's book The Algorithm Design Manual.
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 The Storybook of Geometry  ThinkQuest 1996
Learn the basics of geometry and see how they relate to real world situations. Explore and read stories that help to uncover the mysteries of geometry. Story problems (with answers): The Great Space Ace; The Pharoah's Pyramid; The Ice Cream Cone; Filling
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 Stroh MathPage  Eric Stroh; Northern High School, Owings, MD
Algebra help for students: explanations, examples, practice problems, and hints for all topics covered in a high school Algebra I and Algebra II course. With pictures from Stroh's class and links to other relevant sites on the Web.
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 Stuck on Homework  Royle, Helen; and Watts, Teresa
Sample selftest exam questions and maths video tutorials presented by an experienced maths teacher. Subscribe for full access to hundreds more, as well as a digital whiteboard and other tools.
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 Student Explorations in Mathematics  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
An official journal of the NCTM, Student Explorations in Mathematics publishes resources for teachers and teacher educators at grades 510. Each issue develops a single mathematical theme or concept in such a way that fifth grade students can understand
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 Studies In Mathematics: Web Discussion  Breindel, Clair; University of Chicago
The University of Chicago's alternative course to calculus. The first quarter is number theory, and the second quarter is geometry and symmetry. When Bryan Clair taught the courses, he covered the history of number systems, different base number systems
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 Study Guide for the Advanced Placement Calculus AB Examination  Elaine Cheong
A study guide written to assist students in preparing for the Advanced Placement Calculus AB Exam. Introduction explains the scoring of grades on a scale of 1 to 5. Topics of study include elementary functions, limits, differential calculus, and integral
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 StudyJams!  Scholastic Inc.
An online service that complements the school math and science curriculum for grades 3  6. Aligned with state curriculum standards, StudyJams! takes math and science problems and presents them using relevant, realworld examples students can easily understand.
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 studymaths.co.uk  Jonathan Hall
Free help on your maths questions. See also the bank of autoscoring GCSE maths questions, games, and resources such as revision notes, interactive formulae, and glossary of terms.
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 subtangent.com  Duncan Keith
With Flash, explore interactive investigations such as Number Stairs and Diagonal Differences. Play Mathionaire, based on the popular TV game, but with maths questions. Quizzes include Function Machines, Number Properties, Pythagoras, and Quadratics 1.
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 Sudoku  Pappocom, aka Wayne Gould
Finish filling in the 9x9 grid so that every row, every column, and each of the nine 3x3 boxes contains the digits 1 through 9. Different from a magic square, this puzzle requires no arithmetic, only reasoning and logic to deduce which digit to put where.
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 A Su Doku solver
Solvers for sudoku puzzles, with documentation, source code, and binaries. Frequently asked questions about this numeric puzzle include "Su Doku" or "Sudoku"? How does the solver work? How do I compose a Su Doku problem? How few cells could appear on
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 Suffolkmaths.co.uk  Mark Greenaway
Greenaway hosts a select collection of thirdparty resources in the public domain, many drawn from the UK's Department for Education (DfEs): teaching materials for Great Britain's different grade levels; problem solving documents on problemsolving strategies,
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 SummerSchoolMath
Math computation resources for children to practice math facts either as a school year supplement or summer "mathloss" preventer. Onepage, 100problem addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division worksheets utilize "the timetested principle
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 SUMS Online Mathematics  SUMS ONLINE Limited
Eighty core activities in handling data, shape and space, calculations, and numbers. Trial sample activities in the playground: Fraction Monkeys, Bracket Basics, Fruit Picker (angle rotation), Place Value Darts, Hidden Craft (grid positioning), Division
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 Super Bowls and Stock Markets  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
The Super Bowl "theory" links U.S. stock market performance to the results of the championship football game held each January since 1967. It holds that if a team from the original National Football League wins the title, the stock market
increases
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 SuperKids Math Worksheet Creator  SuperKids Educational Software Review
Make your own math drill worksheets: select the type of problem (addition, subtractions, multiplication, division, fractions, greater/less than), the maximum and minimum numbers to be used in the problems, click on the button, and a worksheet will be
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 Super Maths World  P. and R. May
Topicbased multiple choice assessment with a videogame feel. Yearlong subscriptions available for schools/districts, with a reduced rate for small schools and individual customers. Some activities are free to guests.
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 Suresh Lala's Math Quizzes  Suresh M. Lala
This quiz blog contains questions in algebra, geometry and arithmetic, to test and reinforce math skills and applications.
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 Surface Area of a Cone  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
What is the approximate surface area of a cone whose slant height is 6 inches and whose radius is 3 inches? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Surface Area of a Rectangular Solid  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
What is the surface area of a rectangular solid whose length is 6 centimeters, depth is 5 centimeters, and height is 4 centimeters? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 A Survey of Venn Diagrams  Frank Ruskey; Dept. of Computer Science, Univ. of Victoria, B.C., Canada
Facts and figures about Venn diagrams, particularly as they relate to combinatorial properties of the diagrams: Who was John Venn? What is a Venn diagram? Formal definition of Venn diagrams; General constructions of Venn diagrams. Also Graphs associated
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 Symmetric Patterns at the Alhambra, with Math Problems  Susan Addington, David Marshall
The Alhambra is a walled city and fortress in Granada, Spain, built during the last Islamic sultanate on the Iberian peninsula, the Nasrid Dynasty (12381492). The palace is lavishly decorated with stone and wood carvings and tile patterns on most of
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 Symmetries and the Millennium (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan; Christian Science Monitor
What are the symmetries of a cube in space? What about a hypercube in 4 dimensional space?
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 Systems of Linear Equations with Solutions  Matyáš Theuer
Freely downloadable PDF of hundreds of linear equations, complete with "nice" solutions, i.e., that are easy to find by basic methods: three, four, and fivevariable systems with no, one, and multiple parameter solutions sets.
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 syzygymatrix: solutions for small problems in the classroom  Jeff LeMieux
Generate cryptograms, division worksheets, fraction worksheets, and proportion problems. Select the length of dividend, denominators specified by the Washington State Standards for Grade 7, number of problems, and more. The worksheet maker prints solutions.
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 Table of numbers problem  Dario Alpern
Place the natural numbers between 1 and mn in a table of m rows by n columns, so that the sum of the addition of the products of the numbers that compose the rows plus the addition of the products of the numbers that compose the columns is as low as possible.
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 Taking 20 Percent Off  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
If a $900 computer is on sale for 20 percent off, what is the sale price? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Taking Games Seriously  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
In the twenty years since it first appeared, Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays had become a classic and a rarity. So did its companion book, On Numbers And Games, which was written in just about a week by one of the WW's authors and saw the light
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 Talking about Probability: A Study on Learning Probability Theory via a Dialogue System  Dr. Dietmar Janetzko
After an initial quiz, a "talking head" will present and discuss problems in probability theory. You don't
have to be an expert on probability theory to participate, though people with a background in that field may also enjoy asking questions of Dr.
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 Tangram Page  S. T. Han
All about tangrams, an ancient Oriental toy that has 7 pieces: 5 triangles in different sizes, 1 square, and 1 parallelogram. The object of the game is to form a given shape using all 7 pieces. Introduction, Puzzle of the Month, PC/Mac Software, Articles
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