 Common Mistakes in College Mathematics  Eric Schechter
Pointers for students about mistakes in general mathematics and calculus. Errors include: everything is additive, loss of invisible parentheses, incorrect writing of fractions, derivative of x to the x, unbalanced differentials, and naive answers for
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 CommonsMath: The Jakarta Mathematics Library  Phil Steitz, The Apache Software Foundation
Commons Math is an open source Java library of lightweight, selfcontained
mathematics and statistics components. Download releases; post to the wiki; read the users guide and project documentation.
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 Comparing Fractions  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about comparing fractions, putting them in order, and defining equivalent fractions.
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 Connect with Music  Finn, Rudolph, O'Malley, Frankel, Ordway, and Langol
Thirty free interdisciplinary lesson plans that use multimedia, music, and technology to aid in the instruction of Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science at the middle school level. Lesson plans include comprehensive scoring rubrics, links to standards
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 Contexts for Learning Mathematics  Catherine Fosnot
Heinemann's supplemental series uses "carefully crafted contexts" and mathematical "situations" as starting points to support learning through investigations.
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 Continued Fractions  David P. Stern
A short elementary exposition of continued fractions, without proofs. Students usually know that any number (e.g. pi) can be approximated to any desired accuracy by decimal fractions, but this method does the same using ordinary fractions. Examples include
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 Converting Fractions to, from Decimals  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about converting fractions to decimals and back, including how to convert repeating decimals to fractions.
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 CostOfLiving Calculator, Percent Change Calculator  NewsEngin Inc.
The cost of living utility converts dollar values, adjusting for inflation. Find the buying power of dollar amounts dating back to 1957, according to a national U.S. city average, urban regions, or metropolitan areas, as based on the historical Consumer
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 Cuisenaire Math  ETA/Cuisenaire
From the makers of Cuisenaire Rods: Connecting Cuisenaire Rods, Cuisenaire Roddles (board games and puzzles that emphasize spatial reasoning skills), Cuisenaire Rods for the Overhead, Magnetic Cuisenaire Rods, and other manipulatives. Publications include
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 DapJ Music
Rap music for adolescents struggling to learn and retain math concepts: "Fractions Are Division Problems"; "Keep, Change, Change"; "Properties"; "First, Outer, Inner Last"; and more. The educationally based music production company provides Common Core
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 Decimal Coins of the UK  Tony Clayton
The change to decimal coinage: Decimalisation Day. DDay was February 15th 1971. On that day the United Kingdom changed from the centuries old tradition of using 12 pence to the shilling and 20 shillings to the pound to a new decimal 100 new
pence to
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 Decimal numbers (Middle School Math)  Homeworkhelp.com, Inc.
A lesson on decimals: What is a decimal number? Converting fractions to decimals, and decimals to fractions; Adding and subtracting decimal numbers; Multiplying decimal numbers; Dividing decimal numbers; Rounding.
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 Decimal Places on a Number Line  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
Decimal places: On a number line, which of the following numbers would be the farthest to the right? 0.001, 0.0015, 0.00099, 0.0005. A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Decimals and Logarithms in the Works? And a Dyer's Hand too?  Penn Leary
Shakespeare, Decimals and Logarithms: What did Shakespeare know about mathematics, particularly logarithms and the decimal system? And when did he know it? An article partly from Leary's book, The Second Cryptographic Shakespeare.
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 Digital Math  Santa Barbara County Education Office
A site to assist Algebra I, Grade 7, and Grade 6 students, their parents, and educators with the California State Mathematics Content Standards. Log in for Quicktime that provides stepbystep instruction to solve problems aligned with the mathematics
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 Discovering New Units (SMILE)  Kay Jenkins, James Shields Elementary School
A lesson that uses Cuisenaire Rods to develop a systematic way of creating new units or finding a common denominator, using students' knowledge of adding and subtracting unlike denominators. From the "Miscellaneous" section of a collection of almost 200
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 DISME: The Art of Tenths  Simon Stevin
Definitions appertaining to Arithmeticall whole Numbers. Decimall arithmetike, Teaching how to performe all Computations whatsoeuer, by whole Numbers without Fractions, by the foure Principles of Common Arithmeticke: namely, Addition, Substraction, Multiplication,
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 Dividing Decimals  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about dividing decimals, including how to divide decimals with a remainder.
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 Dividing Decimals  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
Dividing decimals: What is 12.8 divided by .04? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Dividing: Fractions and Mixed Numbers  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
What is 1 1/2 divided by 1/2? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Dividing Fractions  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about dividing fractions, including an explanation of the "invertandmultiply" rule.
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 Dividing Fractions  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
How do you divide fractions? Say, 2/3 divided by 3/4.
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 DLK MathsWork Software
Selfdifferentiating, topicspecific math software for Windows 3.1 and above, on number, shape and space, and data handling. All of the practice modules have on screen monitoring at three levels. Six problem modules designed to improve users' application
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 Don't Hate No Math  Elio Motella
Advice for students, parents, and teachers. The document called "Lecture" includes sections such as "The causes of your troubles," "It's called metacognition," and "Mental models and propositional representations"; see in particular Part D, titled "An
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 Dositey.com  Dositey Corporation
Interactive lessons, exercises and worksheets, educational games, openended questions in Math and Language Arts, and more.
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 Dr. Aardsma's Math Drill  Aardsma Research and Publishing
Commercial computer software for giving automatic flashcardstyle math facts drills to elementary students. Drills addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
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 Dream Home Mathematics (SMILE)  Dennis W. Montgomery, Lyman Trumbull Academy
A lesson for grades 512, designed to teach students to use basic math to determine affordability of a home based on a given income; calculate decimal placement for currency, percentages and interest; estimate affordability based on income; investigate
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 Dynamic Mathematics Visualization for Young Learners
Sketchpad in Grades 38  a working conference, held at the University of Illinois at Chicago in February, 2003. Researchers, curriculum developers, and educators began developing a curriculum and software structure around The Geometer's Sketchpad technology
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 Educational Videos and Software for K12  Allied Video Corporation
Educational videos, software, and Web page services. The math series includes The Assistant Professor math videos (Fractions and All Their Parts; All About Angles; What is Area?; What are Variables?; The Pythagorean Theorem; Which Way is Minus?; The World
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 Edutest: Online Assessment Resource
Assessment testing based on nationally recognized standards in Math and Language Arts for grades 28. Scoring is instant and both parents and teachers can review the tests and the correct answers with their students. The site has some information for
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 Effective Use of Living Space (SMILE)  William L. Brown, Parkside Community Academy
A lesson designed to teach students to measure the area of a room and various objects in this room; place scale model furniture in a room and determine the area occupied; and calculate the percentage of space used. From the Practical and Applied Math
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 Eggbrain Productions  John P. Perna
A Flash website where young people can test themselves on a variety of subjects,
especially mathematics. Interactive quizzes on basic operations, basic algebra, fractions, simple geometry, etc.
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 Eighth Grade (AAA Math)  John Banfill
Interactive math exercises, lessons, and games covering basic arithmetic concepts and methods, for eighth grade.
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 Ejercicios Resueltos de Matemáticas  Sergio De Los Santos
Ejercicios resueltos para bajar (en forma Excel): Fórmulas, Aritmética; Álgebra; Trigonometría; Geometría analítica; Cálculo, Estadística, y Física.
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 Elementary Math Games and Activities  Math Lessons, Belmont Education
Games, newsletters, articles, and worksheets. Games are for sale, other items free with registration. The authors also post new ideas and receive feedback on the Teaching Math Blog, where past articles and videos have included "30 Tips for teaching Elementary
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 Elementary Thoughts: A Collection of Gail's Responses  Gail Englert
A collection of Gail Englert's responses to questions from elementary and middle school teachers, parents, and students, in the Teacher2Teacher service. Covers a wide range of elementary mathematics topics, as well as teaching points.
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 Enchanted Learning  Jeananda Col, Mitchell Spector
Enchanted Learning produces children's educational material designed to maximize creativity, learning, and enjoyment. The site is usersupported with site members receiving the benefit of a version free of banner ads. In the math area of the site are
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 Equalities And Inequalities (SMILE)  Perry Lemon, Shoop School
A lesson designed to involve students in discovery; to teach partitioning and equivalency; and to teach the order of fractions. From the Algebra and Trigonometry section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics
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 Equate: The Equation Thinking Game  Conceptual Math Media, Inc.
Have fun creating equations crosswordstyle. An arithmetic version of Scrabble, Equate is a math board game for family and classroom. Earn higher scores by using division or fraction tiles, or by playing tiles on premium board positions that double or
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 Equivalent Fractions (SMILE)  Flora Williams, O. A. Thorp School
A lesson designed to teach students to recognize fractions of equal value and that name the same amount (number). From the Arithmetic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.
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 Equivalent Fractions (SMILE)  Gertrude Lockett, Emmanuel Christian School
A lesson for grade 4 designed to teach students to visualize and comprehend the relative values of fractions by making physical representations; use fractional parts of a "whole"; and recognize relative sizes and equivalent fractions. From the Arithmetic
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 e Teaching Assistance Program  eTAP, Inc.
Lesson plans, examples and exercises, review checks, and other instructional materials, including audio downloads, on the language of mathematics; basic operations; order of operations and combining terms; fractions; multiplying and dividing fractions;
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 The Evolution of the Real Numbers  Lawrence Spector
An introduction to real numbers, including such topics as: the ratio of natural numbers; continuous versus discrete; fractions; unit fractions; rational numbers; measurement: geometry and arithmetic; common measure; squares and their sides; incommensurable
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 The Excellent Adventure  Shawsheen Valley Technical High School, Billerica, MA
A mathbased crosscurricular site where students take a trip from Philadelphia down the East coast to Disney World, with several required stops and activities along the way. A teacher's guide, worksheets, and activities are provided: students figure
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 Excel Math  AnsMar Publishers, Inc.
Excel Math is a mathematics curriculum for Kindergarten through Sixth grade students. Students are repeatedly given practice in the use of the concepts, following their introduction, so that they retain them and develop a solid foundation on which to
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 Exercices on Mathematics  Luis Breda
Online math drills in English and Portuguese: lines, fractions, points and vectors, powers and radicals, firstdegree equations, seconddegree functions, trigonometry, circles, and derivatives.
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 Exercises in Math Readiness for University (EMR)  Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Saskatchewan
A collection of exercises with solutions/tutorials for high school mathematics topics important for university study in mathematics, sciences, engineering and commerce. Exercises at three degrees of difficulty, covering graphing, solving inequalities,
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 FactMonster: Math  FactMonster.com; the Learning Network
Almanac of information on numbers, measurement, tables and formulas, and money; with special features and online games and quizzes.
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 The Feeling of Power  Isaac Asimov
Science fiction that explores a time when only computers know how to multiply. "...seven times three is twentyone." "And how do you know that?" asked the congressman. "I just remember it. It's always twentyone on the computer. I've checked it any number
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 Fickled Fractions (SMILE)  Elizabeth Chambers, Keller Gifted Magnet Center
A lesson designed to review the ways in which fractions are made real in our world; to show the relation of cross multiplication and equivalent fractions; and to reinforce fraction skills. From the Arithmetic section of a collection of almost 200 single
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