 Rolling a Die Until Every Face Has Appeared (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
How many times do you think you need to roll a normal die to be 90% sure that each of the six faces has appeared at least once? Why? Answer: It takes 23 rolls, as Al Zimmerman discovered in a computer experiment rolling 5000 dice until 90% of them had
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 Rolling Dice  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about rolling dice, cube and octahedral, fair and biased, once and many times.
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 The Roots of the Equation  James Cleveland
Blog by a high school algebra teacher in New York City "trying to figure out how it all fits together ... [and] creating interdisciplinary problems, projects, and thinking." A Math for America (MfA) fellow, Cleveland has blogged since June, 2011, with
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 ROSSMANCHANCE.COM  Allan J. Rossman & Beth L. Chance
Workshops and presentations, publications, and current projects by the authors of the Workshop Mathematics Project textbooks. See tables of contents, instructor guides, sample syllabi and exams, and answers to activities from books in the Workshop Statistics
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 SAMMO  Sinclair, Nathalie; Murphy, Pat; et al.
Tools for exploring, creating, and doing mathematics. Sinclair's Java applets let middle school students explore appealing mathematical situations not normally included in school curricula while using fractions, ratios, decimal numbers, and other concepts
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 Sara Billey
Sara Billey researches combinatorics, algebra, Lie theory, algebraic geometry and probability. Her papers on these topics may be downloaded in PostScript or gzipped PostScript format. The syllabi and problem sets for her undergraduate courses, i.e.
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 Scheduling Random Walks  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Among networked computers, some sort of software scheduler must regulate data flow, but proving that a given scheduler not only prevents conflicts but also performs its duties efficiently can be surprisingly difficult. Computer scientists have found that
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 Schroedinger's Cash Register  Oliver Baker  Science News Online
A discussion of the application of physics (particle physics, quantum theory, and statistical mechanics) to finance theory, with econophysicists attempting to break ground in Wall Street, and the possible underlying mathematical structure of market behavior.
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 Science and Math Initiatives (SAMI)
A database/clearinghouse of resources, funding, and curriculum for rural math and science teachers. List, search by title or description, or browse math resources by category. Originally a project of the Boulder Valley School District, Boulder, Colorado,
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 Sciences exactes / Mathématiques  Encyclopédie Hachette Multimédia En Ligne
Recherche Mathématiques par thème: Mathématiciens et logiciens; Mathématiques générales; Logique; Algèbre; Topologie; Analyse; Géométrie; Cinématique; Statistiques; Probabilités;
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 Search Ask Dr. Math Archives  The Math Forum
Search by keyword K12 math questions answered by volunteer 'math doctors' in the U.S. and abroad.
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 Search New York Journal of Mathematics (NYJM)  Department of Mathematics and Statistics, State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany
Search the contents of all years of the journal, or search individual years, 1994present.
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 Seedbed  Tom O'Brien, ed.
Throughout the 1980s, Seedbed published articles on "the intellectual growth of children, and teachers' participation therein." Editor Tom O'Brien described the publication as a practical one, "where teachers are the principal authors and where teachers'
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 The SELECT Math Project  Boston Public Schools
The SELECT (Supporting Engaged Learning by Enhancing Curriculum with Technology) Math Project is a Boston Public Schools resource that features over 200 links to webbased virtual manipulatives and resources that directly support the mathematics curriculum
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 Shack's Math Problems  Michael Shackleford
Pages of math problems ranging from basic math to differential equations. Each problem comes with a difficulty rating from one to four stars, roughly a measure of how much time it took Shackleford to do the problem. Includes answers and, usually, solutions.
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 Shai Simonson
Shai Simonson is an associate professor of computer science and mathematics at Stonehill College. The site contains the article "How to Read Mathematics," which uses the probability of two people having the same birthday as an example. The site also
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 SIAM Journals  Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
The journals of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM): Applied Mathematics; Computing; Control and Optimization; Discrete Mathematics; Mathematical Analysis; Matrix Analysis and Applications; Numerical Analysis; Optimization; Scientific
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 SIMMS IM LEVEL I  Research Project Help  T. DeBuff
High School freshmanlevel integrated mathematics research projects, to be used with the Systemic Initiative for Montana Mathematics and Science Integrated Math (SIMMS IM), curriculum Level I. View project descriptions and find links to sites that will
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 simpsonsmath.com  Sarah J. Greenwald and Andrew Nestler
The animated sitcom The Simpsons "contains over a hundred instances of mathematics, many designed to expose and poke fun at innumeracy," which make it "an ideal source of fun ways to introduce important concepts to students, and to reduce math anxiety
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 Simulating Probability Situations Using Box Models (iMath Investigations)  Illuminations; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
An online, interactive, multimedia math investigation. Investigations that allow students to explore the relationship between theoretical and experimental probabilities are important in the study of probability and statistics. A "box model" can help students
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 Sites with Problems Administered by Others  Math Forum
Problems of the week or month: a page of annotated links to weekly/monthly problem challenges and archives hosted at the Math Forum but administered by others, and to problems and archives elsewhere on the Web, colorcoded for the level(s) of the problems
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 Sketchpad Activity Center  Bill Finzer, Key Curriculum Press
Interactive lessons for use with an early version of the Geometer's Sketchpad. Construct a fractal tree using a recursive script; use the Point on Object command to study random phenomena. These lessons have been used in Key Curriculum Press's summer
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 SMILE Program Mathematics Index  Science and Mathematics Initiatives for Learning Enhancement
Over 200 singleconcept lesson plans in the following categories: Geometry and Measurement, Patterns and Logic, Probability and Statistics, Recreational and Creative Math, Practical and Applied Math, Arithmetic, Graphs and Visuals, Algebra and Trigonometry,
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 snark (Spanish Math Puzzles)  Universidad de Buenos Aires, Math Forum
Contributions are only in Spanish. Una lista de correo electrónico dedicada a la matemática recreativa, los problemas de lógica recreativa, juegos de tablero y problemas sobre ellos, rompecabezas geométricos (poliominós,
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 Snow Day Calculator  David Sukhin
Enter a ZIP code and number of school days already canceled there due to inclement weather, and the Snow Day Calculator predicts the probability of an early dismissal or no school the following day. Sukhin originally developed his predictive calculator
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 Software for mathematics education  Piet van Blokland
Software for mathematical education that draws on David Tall's philosophy of teaching: use Graphic Calculus to visualize, explore, and conceptualize the graph of a linear function; analyze the data and simulations included with VUStat to learn statistics
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 Software (Mathematics Archives)  University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)
An extensive collection of links to software, with abstracts and reviews, organized in four different ways: by platform (Macintosh, MSDOS) and then by subject; interactive texts (using a commercial package such as Mathematica, Maple or Mathkit to interact
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 Solve My Maths  Ed Southall
Blog of "puzzling questions that purposefully minimalise the amount of information explicitly given," written by the author of Yes, but Why? Teaching for Understanding in Mathematics. Posts by the University of Huddersfield maths education specialist's
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 Southeast Applied Analysis Center (SAAC)  School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
A centralized location to coordinate activities in applied analysis in the
Southeastern United States, fostering academic research, applied mathematical research in industrial settings, and educational innovations. The present departmental strengths
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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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 Spy Guys: Online Elementary Mathematics Resource  Mathematics 6  LearnAlberta.ca
This Flash 5 site includes lessons (Decimals; Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers; Ratio; Percent; Solving Problems with Decimals; Understanding Integers; Factors, Multiples, and Prime Factorization; Summarizing and Extending Patterns; Rounding Numbers;
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 square root of negative one teach math  Amy Gruen
Blog by a high school math teacher in Kansas. Posts, which date back to December, 2010, have included "Stations Review and Practice," "The Loop for Logs," "My Thoughts On Homework," "Everyone Failed (and What's Up With Probability?)," "Visualizing Volumes,"
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 Statistical Consultants Ltd  Dion Walker
Data analytics and other consulting services. See, in particular, the New Zealand company's blog, which dates back to 2010 with posts such as "Battle of Britain Casualty Data," "Gretl: A free alternative to EViews," "Life expectancy at birth versus GDP
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 Statistical Thinking for Managerial Decision Making  Prof. Hossein Arsham; University of Baltimore
Course description: Statistical summary measures, probability, random variables and their distributions: estimation and hypothesis testing, correlation and regression analysis, ANOVA, and their applications to business problems will be presented, and
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 Statistics & Probability (Funk & Wagnalls Multimedia Encyclopedia)  Lycos Zone: Mathematics
Short articles on probability and statistics, covering: average, Babson, demography, mode, Neumann, probability, queuing theory, statitics, and vital statistics.
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 Statistics (Seeing is Believing)  De Silva, D'Andreti; ThinkQuest 1997
A statistics tutorial, comprising: an introduction to statistics; statistical representations of data (frequency distributions, graphs, percentiles); statistical measures of data (central tendency, variation); probability concepts; random variables; discrete
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 Stayorswitch.com  Jeremy Jones
Game simulation and animated explanation videos of the Monty Hall problem. A blog by Jones, who teaches high school math, dates back to February, 2014, with other probability puzzles.
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 Stephen P. Booth
A researcher working in physics and parallel computing. Articles and source  code for random number generation (parallel generation and a generic Fortran90 interface), and the xmountains program, which uses fractals to generate computer images of landscape.
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 Steve's Math Resources  Steve Mills; LewisClark State College
Course notes, worked problems, and practice exams for courses offered by Steve Mills in differential equations, basic calculus, probability and statistics, and college algebra.
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 Stochastic Analysis Digest  Carmona & Durrett, Moderators; Princeton University
Stochastic Analysis Digest provides conference information and publication
announcements in the areas of probability, stochastic analysis, statistics and
related fields. It has a section on open positions and is considering adding an
open discussion
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 Stochastic Lab  Denis Kozyr
Shareware and freeware math tools include the Smart Monte Carlo Excel addin, the thirteen functions of which generate random numbers with a certain distribution using the Monte Carlo method; Archim, which graphs functions based on explicit parametric
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 Students' Classroom  National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
This site for students includes links to Find Your School; College Search; What Are Your Chances?; Create a Graph; Fun Facts; Games & Activities; Mascot Game; Quiz; Glossary; and References. See also Dare to Compare, which presents hundreds of questions
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 StudyBeat: Math  StudyBeat
Educational video clips on topics in highschool mathematics, including algebra, basic math, calculus, differential equations, geometry, prealgebra, precalculus, statistics, and trigonometry. Subscription required; sample videos available.
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 SURFSTAT australia  Keith Dear; National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University
An online text in introductory Statistics from the University of Newcastle. Contents: Summarizing and Presenting Data (Types of Variate; Presenting Discrete and Continuous Data; Charactistics of a Distribution; Measures of Central Tendency and Variability;
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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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 TableTop Earthquakes  John C. Lahr
A demonstration of seismology for middleschool teachers and students that can be used to augment lessons in earth science (faulting, elastic rebound, plate motions), physics (forms of energy, elasticity, friction, magnetism, waves), math (graphing, logarithms,
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 Taking a Workshop or Course  Annenberg Media
Workshops and courses appropriate for preservice and inservice teachers, administrators, reformers, and policymakers. Supplemental video programs called teaching practices libraries are also availablethey give a "flyonthewall" view of real teachers
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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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 Teacher Exchange  the Math Forum
Web units, lessons, and activities organized by NCTM Standards and grade band level. Created by Math Forum staff members, educators, and collaborations between the two. Teachers may contribute their own lessons and ideas as well.
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 Teaching Mathematics  Daniel Pearcy
Pearcy has used this blog, subtitled "Questions, Ideas and Reflections on the Teaching of Mathematics," as a "journal of ideas, lessons, resources and reflections." Posts, which date back to October, 2011, have included "New Sunflower Applet: Fibonacci
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