 Buffon's Needle  Paul Kunkel
An investigation of the problem: Consider a plane, ruled with equidistant parallel lines, where the distance between the lines is D. A needle of length L is tossed onto the plane. What is the probability that the needle intersects one or more lines?
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 Buffon's Needling Ants  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
The idea of estimating pi by randomly casting a needle onto an infinite plane ruled with parallel lines was first proposed by the naturalist and mathematician Georges Louis Leclerc Comte de Buffon (17071788). In recent years, computer
simulations have
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 Business Statistics (BSAD 301)  L. H. Arjomand; School of Business, Clayton College & University
An online credit course (Georgia system) with lecture notes, Powerpoint slides, sample exam questions, course syllabus, projects, solutions to problems, mailing lists, statistics links, magazines/newspapers, library, FAQs, and a bulletin board. Lecture
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 Bytes of Science: An Internet Magazine  David S. Mazel, Ed.
An Internet magazine on science and engineering, with tutorials and introductory articles on various areas of science, math, or engineering. Articles include: A Basis for Functions: The Fourier Series; The Fourier Transform: The Frequency in a Waveform;
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 Calculatorti.com  Mark Shelton
Buy used Texas Instruments calculators; download free calculator programs, emulators, and games for the TI83, TI83 Plus, TI84 Plus and TI89 calculators.
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 Calculus Applied to Probability and Statistics  Waner, Costenoble; Hofstra University
A text on the WWW for liberal arts and business majors. Contents (each with exercises): Continuous Random Variables and Histograms; Probability Density Functions: Uniform, Exponential, Normal, and Beta; Mean, Median, Variance and Standard Deviation; You're
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 Calculus VII  Leonid Kovalev
Blog by a Syracuse University professor whose research interests range from potential theory to geometric mapping theory, particularly biLipschitz maps. Kovalev's posts, which date back to January, 2012, often include Scilab code or plots: "Generalized
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 Captain Astounding's Nightclub  Dan Welchman
A series of books set in a nightclub, the first of which discusses the practical applications of raising a number to the second, third, fourth and fifth powers. Other topics forthcoming, including "The Probability." The books concentrate on the real meaning
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 Card Colm  Colm Mulcahy
This blog "explores mathematical card principles and effects for fun." Inspired by Martin Gardner and his seminal Mathematics, Magic and Mystery, Mulcahy has posted since August, 2011: "A Call For A New Shuffle Principle (Need Rot Sextet?)," "Splitting
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 Card Games  John McLeod
Rules and information, including probabilities, about card and tile games. Indices by alphabetical order, classified by mechanism and by objective (including a list of children's games), arranged by country and the types of cards. Also, commercial, solitaire,
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 Career Information (SIAM)  Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Examples of questions addressed by applied mathematics  whether genetic engineering, designer drugs, diesel engines, digital TV, financial markets, paper mills, electric power, insurance rates, inflation statistics, computer chips, compact disks, credit
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 Carlo Emilio Bonferroni  Michael Dewey, University of Nottingham
A brief description of Bonferroni's life and works, including Bonferroni's inequalities and his interest in algebraic means. With bibliographies.
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 Carl's Teaching Blog  Carl Oliver
Blog by a New York City transfer school teacher "documenting the steps I take, and the progress I make, towards becoming the best teacher I can be." Posts, which date back to April, 2014, have included previews of Oliver's lessons for the week and "Carl's
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 CASTLE Software
Computer Assisted Student Tutorial Learning Environment (CASTLE) software for Windows, for high school science, social studies, and mathematics  algebra, geometry (including probability), and trigonometry. Includes a tutorial program for student review,
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 Cédric Villani
For mathematicians, the 2010 Fields Medalist offers his publications, lecture notes for students, errata sheets, and his research into collisional kinetic theory (Boltzmann type), collisionless kinetic theory (Vlasov type), and optimal transport. "For
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 Center for Applied Probability (CAP)  C. Heyde; Columbia University
An umbrella organization under which diverse research and educational activities in probability and its applications are focused and supported, especially at Columbia University, but with a view to local, national, and international visibility. In addition
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 Center for Applied Probability  Georgia Tech
Formed in the Spring of 1995, run by a group of faculty members in the School of Mathematics and the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) at Georgia Tech. Members, events, mailing list, links to other sites.
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 Center for Technology and Teacher Education  Curry School of Education, University of Virginia
An interdisciplinary group that develops materials to prepare teachers to use technology to enhance and extend students' learning of mathematics. This site offers activities using graphing calculators, The Geometer's Sketchpad, Microsoft Excel, the ExploreMath.com
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 The Central Limit Theorem and the Quincunx  Stevenson, Coates
An introduction to the normal or Gaussian curve, including Quincunx and dicethrowing applets. The Quincunx is a device which allows a bead to drop through an array of pins stuck in a board. The pins are equally spaced in a number of rows and when the
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 Central Limit Theorem Applet  R. Todd Ogden; Dept. of Statistics, Univ. of South Carolina
An applet that demonstrates the central limit theorem using simulated dicerolling experiments. An "experiment" consists of rolling a certain number of dice (15 dice are available in this applet) and adding the number of spots showing. This experiment
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 The Cereal Box Problem: A Lesson in Expected Value (MSTE)  George Reese; University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)
Collect all six! How many cereal boxes would you expect to have to buy to get all the prizes? This lesson examines this expected value question and includes an online simulation.
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 CESAME Support Site for Investigations Discussions  CESAME, Brown University, Math Forum
A place to share ideas, questions, and experiences from teaching TERC's Investigations in Number, Data and Space at four levels: Grades K1; 23; 45; and Special Needs Students. Discussion archives are searchable and browseable, and you may also join
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 Chance Magazine  George P. H. Styan, Ed.; American Statistical Association & SpringerVerlag New York, Inc.
A magazine about statistics and its use in society. Information on recent issues and indexes; Available Data Sets, Articles, and Relevant Links; how to subscribe and submit articles.
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 Chance of Bank Balance $0.00 (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
Answer to the Challenge: My colleague Dick De Veaux reports that upon returning from a threeweek trip, he found his checking account balance at exactly $0.00. Without further information, how would you estimate the probability of such an event?
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 Charlie's World  Buildcontent.Com
A searchable database of hundreds of links to educational content. Math resources include interactive movies, slide shows, Java applets and more. Topics include numbers, statistics, geometry, fractions and so on.
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 ChiPrime
From the makers of the Android apps Grade School Math X and High School Math Challenge: autoscoring quizzes comparable to the quantitative section of the SATs, GREs, and GMATs; notes on logarithms, algebraic identities, exponents, quadratic equations,
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 Classic Problems  Math Forum; Ask Dr. Math FAQ
Classic problems from the Ask Dr. Math FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) files, including: age word problems, birthday probability, boy or girl?, camel and bananas, coin problems, doubling pennies, grazing animals, liars and truthtellers, the missing dollar,
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 Classroom Projects  TEAMS Distance Learning, Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE)
A site for teachers looking for a content area project or contest for the classroom. Join a TEAMS project or browse a list of projects and contests sponsored by other organizations. Extensive list of upcoming, current, ongoing, and completed projects
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 The CliffHanger (MSTE)  Nicholas Exner; University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)
A Java simulation of statistics and probability. From where he stands, one step toward the cliff would send poor Homer Simpson over the edge. He takes random steps, either toward or away from the cliff. At any step his probability of taking a step away
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 CMP Software  Connected Mathematics Project, Michigan State University
Downloadable software designed to accompany CMP units. For the Factor Game winning strategies involve distinguishing between numbers with many factors and numbers with few factors; students analyze game strategies and are introduced to the definitions
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 CMP Unit Organizers  Art Mabbott
To introduce students to new units from the Connected Mathematics Project (CMP), Art Mabbott has developed a set of Unit Organizers. Adapting work done by B. Keith Lenz, of the University of Nebraska, Mabbott has also shared his MS Word documents with
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 Coffee Hour Problem of the Week  Matthew McMullen
Classic and "found" problems, as well as original challenges, in number theory, logical reasoning, statistics, calculus, geometry, and algebra. McMullen has posted PDFs of the PoWs, as well as their solutions, since 2007.
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 Coin Flipping  Ken White
A page that allows you to gather data on virtual coinflipping experiments. Includes access to data on past coin flipping and an article about coin flipping.
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 Coin Flipping  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about flipping coins, such as "What is the probability of getting two heads and four tails?" and "What is the probability of getting two heads on four flips of an unbiased coin?"
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 Coins, Art, and Math in North Bay  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
North Bay's Nipissing University hosted the annual meeting of the Ontario
Association for Mathematics Education, which attracted about 650 math teachers. As one of the featured speakers, I presented a talk on randomness. My examples included slot machines,
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 Collaborative Maths Resources  Collaborative Learning Project
Freely downlaod PDFs of "talkforlearning" lesson plans such as "12 and 24 hour Card Sorting" (clock times), "Buy a Ted" (collect all the parts of a teddy bear, which introduces the concepts such as exact amounts and making change), "Factors Four in
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 A Collection of JavaScript Elabs Learning Objects  Hossein Arsham
A basic calculator for numerical experimentation, as a learning tool for the fundamental mathematical concepts and functions (as students do in, e.g. Physics labs.) Includes powers, exponents, square roots, factorials, trig functions. Link to further
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 Combinatorics, Probability & Computing  Cambridge University Press
Now published bimonthly, the journal covers combinatorics, probability theory, and theoretical computer science. Topics covered include classical and algebraic graph theory, extremal set theory, matroid theory, probabilistic methods and random combinatorial
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 Common Core Algebra II Statistics and Probability  Maryland Public Television
Modules of lessons enlivened by computer animations, journal prompts, interactive "check your understanding" selfassessments, and more: linear, quadratic and exponential regression; regression; standard deviation; inferences; probabilities of compound
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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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 A Compendium of Common Probability Distributions  Michael P. McLaughlin
An online (PDF) encyclopedia listing probability distributions and their properties.
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 Computational Science Highlights  National Science Foundation Metacenter: Science Highlights
This multimedia collection contains descriptions of some of the 10,000 scientific research projects that have used the resources of National Science Foundation supercomputing centers. The reports range from astronomy to zoology, and include scientific
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 Computer Animated Statistics  Adriano Garsia, University of California, San Diego
Java applets for probabilistic studies of picking fortunes from a limited supply of fortune cookies, picking prizes from an unlimited supply of cereal boxes, and Breaking the Bank (roulette). Also, Let's Make a Deal, an interactive solution to the Monty
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 Computing Before Computers  Brian Borchers, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Online introductions, with PostScript or PDF downloads, of Napier's Bones and of the GenailleLucas Rulers. Pictures of statistical computing devices such as the Pickett N525ES Statrule, the cumulative binomial probability computer, the General Dynamics
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 Connected Curriculum Project: Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations  Frank Wattenberg, Department of Mathematics, Montana State University
Materials (TI92, Maple, Mathematica 2, Mathematica 3, MathCad) organized around the interplay between mathematics and its applications, written together with the textbook Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations in a Real and
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 Connected Mathematics Project (CMP)  Michigan State University
A project funded by the NSF to develop a complete mathematics curriculum for the middle grades (68), one rich in connections among the various topic strands of the subject, between mathematics and its applications in other disciplines, between the planned
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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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 Constructing Math Instruction  Chris Robinson
Blog by teacher "averse to binary thinking that refuses to countenance all the complexities of the minefield that is the real classroom." Posts, which date back to December, 2012, have included "Number Sense and My Students"; "Analyzing Student Questions";
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 Cool School Tools  Tim Fahlberg
Shockwave whiteboard movies on algebra, geometry, probability, statistics, the mathematics of finance, and more. A whiteboard movie (WM) is a multimedia screen recording of writing on an electronic whiteboard (real or virtual) with or without voice and/or
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 Counting to Calculus: Mathematics  William K. Bradford Publishing Co.
Math software, printed supplements, workbooks, textbooks, posters, and teacher tools available for Elementary, Middle and Secondary math curriculum.
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