 First Digits  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Take a look at a newspaper page listing stock market prices. You might think that each of the numbers from 1 to 9 would occur equally often among the first digits of all the listed prices. Instead, however, you're very likely to find that numbers starting
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 Flooble :: Perplexus  Lev Epshteyn
A searchable, categorized collection of all sorts of puzzles, from simple logic questions and word tricks to indepth math problems in probability and geometry. Users can talk to one another and collaborate on solutions, as well as post their own problems
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 Following Benford's Law, or Looking Out for No.1  Malcolm W. Browne; The New York Times Company
An article from the New York Times on the Web: Dr. Theodore P. Hill asks his mathematics students at the Georgia Institute of Technology to go home and either flip a coin 200 times and record the results, or merely pretend to flip a coin and fake 200
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 Football World Cup Simulation  Alan Parr, NRICH Maths
A dice game for students, simulating World Cup football (U.S.: soccer) play results, with varying degrees of complexity.
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 Fractals in Science: Simulations  Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University
Handson activities, laboratory experiments, and interactive visualization programs that encourage students to explore how fundamentally random microscopic events can give rise to fractal macroscopic patterns. An image gallery and fractal related software
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 Fractions, Cycles, and Time  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
In ancient times, people had to confront awkward numbers in astronomical contexts when they compared the motions of the sun and moon. The unfailing, daily passages of the sun across the sky and the corresponding movements of the stars at night represented
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 Freakonometrics  Arthur Charpentier
Blog by a Montreal professor of actuarial science "addicted to R." Posts, which date back to March, 2007, have included "Dynamic dependence ordering for Archimedean copulas and distorted copulas," "Pricing catastrophe options in incomplete markets," "Estimation
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 Free Online Books  PSPXWorld.com
Free books for download or viewing online, in computer science and mathematics.
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 Front for the Mathematics ArXiv  Univ. of California, Davis
U.C. Davis front end for the xxx.lanl.gov ePrint archive, a major site for mathematics preprints that has incorporated many formerly independent specialist archives including alggeom, functan, dgga, qalg, autofms, cdhg, MAGNUS, Several Complex
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 Frustration Solitaire  Doyle, Grinstead, Snell
A paper on the rankderangement problem, which asks for the number of permutations of a deck of cards such that each card is replaced by a card of a different rank, and which arises when computing the probability of winning the game of 'frustration solitaire'.
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 FTL
An online magazine with articles about space, science, and science fiction. Features include a series of humorous articles by Ian Stewart, with topics ranging from lattice polyhedra (and conceptual art) to Diophantine equations (and camels).
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 Fun and Games in Nevada  Ivars Peterson (Mathland)
...in the hotel's casino, the sights and sounds were... the glare of neon lights, the jangle of coins erupting from slot machines, the clink of chips at blackjack tables, and the mutter of avid gamblers testing their luck. It was the middle of April,
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 Fun with Probability! The Probable Pen in the Cereal Box  Michael Cornell; College of Education, Univ. of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
A cooperative classroom project for grades K9. Over a threeweek period (24 April  10 May 1996), project participants jointly calculated the expected value of a simple probability problem via experimentation. This joint effort among interested schools
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 Futility Closet  Greg Ross
"An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements." Math posts, which date back to January, 2005, have included puzzles, curios, and trivia from the lives of famous mathematicians  all "selfcontained and written as concisely as possible"  such as
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 Future School
Developer of educational software, online tutoring, and home schooling courses. Video tutorials. Sample lessons and ordering information available.
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 The Game of Go  JeanClaude Chetrit
A page for Go players interested in mathematics or abstract reasoning. How many static positions exist and how many are legal? This is purely an exercise in counting (combinatorics). See also Chetrit's conjectures about playing Go on a 2 by 2 board and
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 Game Theory in the News  Mike Shor
A regularly updated archive of news articles about game theory or probability. Hundreds of articles currently archived are indexed by mathematical theme or by area of application, including evolutionary biology, computer science, politics, and economics.
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 Gary Haynes  Gary Haynes
Course syllabi, lesson plans, homework, and objectives. Visit "Tangrams and Other Games" for an interactive tangram story and a Flash presentation on how to develop an understanding of functions through the use of the motion sensor.
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 GEM: Gateway to Educational Materials  National Library of Education (NLE)
A database for education links, intended to be more useful for teachers than a search engine. It records the resources of its consortium members (information on joining the consortium is available onsite). Users are able to: browse through lists organized
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 The Genome Multimedia Site  Brandeis University
An interactive course that introduces how some concepts of probability theory (combinatorics, mutation), information theory (bit definition, entropy), alignment theory (programming, scoring, matrices), and statistics (populations and samples, histograms,
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 Geometry.Net
An online learning center offering extensive lists of links to sites with material in Basic Math; Pure and Applied Math; Computer & Internet; Technology; Biographers; Physics; Biology; and Sports.
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 The Geometry Pages  Cathi Sanders
Illustrated essays designed to intrigue and inspire you to learn more about geometry and its many applications in art, engineering, science, and more. Includes the following topics: Lines (History, Elements of Geometry, Polygons, Tessellations); Numbers
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 Get Help With Your Math Homework  Cramster.com
Find homework solutions from text books, lecture notes, and solved exams written by college professors for their courses. Subscription fees required. Ask questions and answer other members' questions "for self practice, karma points and goodwill" on the
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 Getsmarter.org  Council on Competitiveness
A free web site designed to help improve math and science education. Interactive quizzes, games, and tutorials allow students to learn more about specific topics and improve their skills. MSTV, a series of interactive modules, shows how math and science
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 Giacomo Lorenzoni
Download the author's programs, which include ThermalWall, for calculating fundamental dynamic thermal characteristics of walls composed of multiple homogeneous layers; and PEEI, for the numerical solution of systems of partial differential equations.
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 Go Directly to JAIL!  Andrew Pinzler
The longterm probabilities in the Parker Brothers game Monopoly: an exploration into which Monopoly game board properties are occupied more frequently than others. Developed from a high school science project, this site is organized as a lab writeup.
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 The Great Probability Challenge  Daniela Cupples
In this handson probability and statistics learning experience, students perform a coin toss experiment, then predict, analyze, and present their experimental findings with visual graphing representations. Throughout the 20102011 school year, students
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 The Grey Labyrinth  Kevin Lin
A collection of mindbenders in math and logic. When a solution to one puzzle is posted, another solutionless puzzle is added. With an archive of past puzzles, links to other puzzlerelated sites, and a bibliography of works that inspired this site.
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 Guessing the Prime Number Theorem and Treacherous Logic (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
The Prime Number theorem says that the probability P(x) that a large integer x is prime is about 1/log x. At about age 16 Gauss apparently conjectured this estimate after studying tables of primes. Greg Martin suggested to me a heuristic way to approach
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 HAKMEM  Beeler, Gosper, Schroeppel; Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT
A list of math and computerrelated problems, unsolved in 1972 when the list originated, compiled "with the hope that a record of the random things people do around here can save some duplication of effort  except for fun." Topics include: Geometry,
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 Handson Computer Activities For Teaching Math: Grades 38  Beverly Burnley
Purchase or request an evaluation copy (if you're an educator) of this book. Publisher's description: "Featuring more than 100 stepbystep activities that use common computer programs, such as Microsoft Word and Paint, to model concepts in five basic
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 hazeymath's Blog  Dianna Hazelton
Blog by a high school teacher of algebra, probability, statistics, and trigonometry. Posts, which date back to October, 2013, have included "Graphtastic," "Unit Circle Awesomesauce," and "Collaboration Struggles."
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 HegartyMaths  Colin Hegarty
Hundreds of narrated screencasts covering the UK's Key Stage 3, GCSE and ALevel curriculums, along with many past paper solution walkthroughs. Instructional videos — most for students; some for teachers — also available from the HegartyMaths
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 The Hermit's Epidemic (MSTE)  Jay Hill; University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)
A project that tracks the spread of a disease on a desert island populated by hermits, using the Internet and other student activities to explore the concept of expected value: How many hermits do we expect to get the disease? A model using dice and an
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 herp, derp, math nerd
A Tumblr "documentary of my journey, mistakes and all," by a Canadian undergraduate double major at UC Berkeley. Posts, which date back to May, 2012, have included "mr cauchy, teach us your ways," "closed, open, and clopen: yes, it's possible," "real
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 High School Mathematics  Cem Giray
Site contains lecture notes, exams, quizzes, assignments, challenging problems, curricula (in this case meaning topics of study), and olympiad materials of high school level for teachers and students. Some materials are web pages, some are in PDF format,
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 High School Projects (COMAP)  Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications
Products developed in print, video, and multimedia formats, supporting the NCTM Standards, to bring mathematical modeling into high schools around the country, and present mathematics in contexts that are relevant to students. Curriculum: Mathematics:
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 HipEstat: Hipertexto de Estadística  Juan y Ignacio Lejarza; Universidad de Valencia, España
A Spanish language tutorial in statistics. Contents include descriptive analysis, probability, inference, and an introduction to multivariate analysis, with text, software, bibliography, and related links.
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 HippoCampus  Monterey Institute for Technology and Education
Video lessons in arithmetic, algebra and geometry, statistics and probability, calculus and advanced math. The Monterey Institute for Technology and Education also runs the National Repository of Online Courses (NROC) and NROC math.
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 Home Page of Persi Diaconis  Persi Diaconis
Download PDF and PostScript papers, organized by coauthor or by year of publication, such as Asymmetric onedimensional constrained Ising model; Random walk on trees and matchings; and Mathematical developments from the analysis of Riffleshuffling.
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 Homepage of Torsten Sillke  Torsten Sillke
A collection of puzzles statements, with references, on a variety of topics: operations research, such as crossing the bridge; logic, including liars and truth tellers, mastermind, and age problems; lateral thinking, also known as "situation puzzles";
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 Homework Help  Homeworkhelp.com, Inc.
Over 1000 tutorials, indexed for searching, for help with math, English, science, and ESL. Middle School math (grades 68) covers fractions, decimals, percents, graphing, functions, geometry, etc. High School math offers prealgebra, algebra I and II,
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 HomeworkTV.com
Video lessons for grades 68 "presented by a live National Certified teacher who explains lessons in real motion." A topic list for each grade is available on the site.
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 HOT Math  Pauline Vos
Handson tasks in the mathematics classroom, a resource site for teachers of students around 14 years of age. Among the topics are angles, symmetry, scale drawing, balance algebra, tables, combinations, statistics, probability, reasoning, finding rules
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 How do I tell a real difference from random variation?  Max Janairo
This paper presents the concepts necessary to understand what the methodologies of hypothesis testing and confidence intervals accomplish, and provides an introduction to the use of these concepts to answer particular questions in medicine. Some problems
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 How to Play Fair With Loaded Dice (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
Answer to the Challenge: For some reason you need a standard fair die (with the numbers from 1 to 6 on the six faces). All you have is an unfair "loaded" die. How can you use the loaded die to fairly choose random numbers from 1 to 6? ... Roll the die
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 Humanity's Life Span (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
Challenge: Estimate the life span of the human race. Answer: Al Zimmermann says with 80% confidence that we have between 100,000 and 10 million years to go.
Perhaps another million years is the best guess. (By comparison, the dinosaurs reigned for over
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 HyperStat Online  David M. Lane; Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics
An introductorylevel hypertext statistics book. In addition to search capabilities, a glossary, analysis tools, and instructional demos, the book provides chapters on: describing univariate and bivariate data; introduction to probability; normal and
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 IB Math Prep  Stan Rachelson; Distance Education Courses, Inc.; South Carolina Educational Communications
IB Math Prep contains video lessons designed for students to prepare for the IB Math Exam. The lessons address the topics found in the International Baccalaureate Math Standard Level (SL) curriculum including: Algebra/Functions, Circular Functions/Trigonometry,
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 iCoachMath.com  HighPoints Learning, Inc.
iCoachMath.com coaches students online; and provides teachers with student performance reports, customized test papers, and math resources such as lesson plans aligned to state and national standards. The site freely offers an illustrated dictionary of
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