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  1. Mating Games and Lizards - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    Is there a winning strategy for the game Scissors-Paper-Rock? It certainly doesn't make sense to show the same configuration each time. An alert opponent would quickly learn to anticipate your move, make the appropriate response, and always win. A similar ...more>>

  2. Maxwell's Demon - Edmund Harriss
    Harriss, a mathematician and artist of substitution tilings, tilings with a scaling symmetry like the Penrose Tiling, writes that "the major themes of this blog revolve around mathematics communication and mathematics art." His posts, which date back ...more>>

  3. MCS Problem of the Month - California State University, East Bay
    Calculus, number theory, probability and other college-level problems by Dan Jurca and his colleagues in the CSU-East Bay Math and Computer Science Department. The archive of POMs, with solutions, dates back to 1995. ...more>>

  4. Medicine and Mathematics - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
    A selection of answers to questions about medicine and mathematics, such as "How do doctors use math?" ...more>>

  5. Meteorology: Does Weather Happen Randomly? - Richard Levine, Tefft Middle School, Streamwood, IL
    Does weather happen randomly or are there patterns that can be recognized? If there are patterns, what are they and how can we use them? Scientific skills involved are: collecting, recording and analyzing data; thinking creatively and critically, and ...more>>

  6. Metropolis walk - Vladimir Gusev
    An applet illustrating the Metropolis walk, a statistical algorithm for numerical analysis, which can be used to generate any probability distribution. The applet uses the Metropolis walk to generate the most common Gaussian distribution. ...more>>

  7. Mike's Archive of Riddles and Puzzles (MARP) - Michael Winckler
    A puzzle of the week, and an archive of more than 120 puzzles and riddles, with solutions, published in Die Freizeit-Woche, a weekly webzine for the AG of Prof. Bock at the IWR in Heidelberg. ...more>>

  8. mikesmathpage - Mike Lawler
    Blog by a former math professor "writing about math with my kids." Posts, many with videos of Lawler and his children at a whiteboard, date back to November, 2013: "Day in the life of a home school dad," "Family Math and paper folding," "Fun with James ...more>>

  9. Millionaire's Paradox (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan, MAA Online
    Answering the challenge: What should your strategy be if the $500,000 question is: "With how much money will you leave here tonight: (A) $32,000 (B) $250,000 (C) $500,000 (D) $1,000,000"? Math Chat thinks that the wisest course is to walk away with the ...more>>

  10. MiniWebtool - Kevin Liu
    Online math tools include an average calculator, base converter, base-n calculator, binary calculator, binary converter, binary to decimal converter, binary to hex converter, binary to octal converter, bitwise calculator, compound interest calculator, ...more>>

  11. M.I.T. K-12 Math Games Lesson Plans - Wendy Huang, MIT Teacher Ed Program Manager
    A collection of math games lesson plans to make learning math fun and engaging for middle and high school students. Written by MIT teacher education students. ...more>>

  12. Modern Math - Taoufik Nadji, Malek Physix Inc.
    Mr. Taoufik Nadji's pre-calculus students at Interlochen Arts Academy introduce modern mathematical topics: fair division (methods: divider-chooser, lone divider, lone chooser, last diminsher, markers, sealed bids); graph theory (applications, terms, ...more>>

  13. The Monkey Shakespeare Simulator - AardAsNails Software
    Simulating monkeys typing randomly on typewriters, this Java applet displays output that matches text from any of Shakespeare's plays in real-time. To raise the chances of "interesting results within our lifetimes," this simulation runs at an accelerated ...more>>

  14. Monopoly Dollars and Sense - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    The same rules underlie all of the varied editions of Monopoly, which feature themes ranging from golf to your favorite city. It's possible to describe the game in terms of a mathematical construction called a Markov chain, named for the Russian mathematician ...more>>

  15. Monte Carlo Simulation Excel Add-In - Luciano Machain
    An add-in for Microsoft Excel, distributed as "emailware". SimulAr adds probability distribution functions to spreadsheets for performing Monte Carlo simulation and risk analysis under uncertainty conditions. Possibility of correlating variables. Fitting ...more>>

  16. Monty Hall Dilemma - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
    A full discussion (including simulation) of the famous "three doors" problem, also known as the Game Show problem. ...more>>

  17. The Monty Hall Trap - Jim Loy
    What's the right answer? A simple description of the problem and whether to stay with your first choice, or switch. ...more>>

  18. MOTIVATE - Univ. of Cambridge, UK
    MOTIVATE is a project incorporating a series of videoconferences, run by the Millennium Mathematics Project at Cambridge. The objectives of MOTIVATE are: to enrich the mathematical experience of school students, to broaden their mathematical horizons, ...more>>

  19. Mozart's Musikalisches Würfelspiel: A Musical Dice Game for Composing a Minuet - John Chuang
    During his life, Mozart wrote the measures and instructions for a musical composition dice game that cuts and pastes pre-written measures of music together to create a minuet. Compose a minuet online in one of three ways: CGI generates all random numbers, ...more>>

  20. Mr. Hoffman's Home Page - Jim Hoffman
    Assignments, notes, exams and interactive vocabulary quizzes (with answer keys) from Hoffman's own math and two-dimensional computer animation high school classes. These materials are based on Saskatchewan Provincial Curriculum, and include Math 9, Math ...more>>

  21. Mrs. Glosser's Math Goodies - Gisele Glosser
    Interactive math lessons that work online and offline in a Web browser, and provide immediate feedback to students, with in addition Worksheets (on circumference and area; exponents; expressions and equations; integers; Ocean Math; order of operations; ...more>>

  22. MSTE Java - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
    Java-based activities submitted to MSTE, the Office for Mathematics, Science & Technology Education at UIUC. Topics include: best fit; box perimeter; Buffon's needle; CAD viewer; cereal box problem; chi-squared test analysis of random marbles; cliff ...more>>

  23. Mudd Math Fun Facts - Francis E. Su; Mathematics Dept., Harvey Mudd College
    A site developed as a resource for professors wishing to enrich their courses with mathematical 'fun facts': more than 100 5-minute math tidbits that can be used at the beginning of class to get students interested in mathematics. They are best used in ...more>>

  24. Murderous Maths - Kjartan Poskitt et al.
    Contents, descriptions of characters, updates, and "extra bits" for the books Murderous Maths; The Essential Arithmetricks; Desperate Measures; Do You Feel Lucky?; Vicious Circles and other Savage Shapes; The Phantom X; The Fiendish Angletron; The GCSE ...more>>

  25. Music and Probability - Lorraine Fielding
    A middle school's music project based on the Mozart Musical Dice Game, invented by Mozart around 1770, in which dice rolls generate twelve-tone or diatonic minuets. Links to a web version of Mozart's game, using MIDI technology; and movie, audio files ...more>>

  26. Musing Mathematically - Nat Banting
    Thoughts from a high school mathematics teacher on the teaching of mathematics, and the learning of mathematics. Posts, which date back to May, 2011, have included "Playing with Mean, Median & Mode," "Attaching a 'Why' to the 'How," "The Mathematics ...more>>

  27. National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics (NLVM) - Cannon et al., Principal Investigators; Utah State University
    Java applets and other virtual manipulatives cover mathematics appropriate to grades K-12, with a special emphasis on K-8. Browse by grade band or by math topic: number and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and data analysis and probability. ...more>>

  28. Nautilus - Nautilus Ventures LLC
    An online and print monthly dedicated "to science and its endless connections to our lives." Each issue contains chapters — essays, investigative reports, blogs, fiction writing, games, videos, graphic stories, and other original content — ...more>>

  29. NCTM Standards (Standards 2000) - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
    NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics is the compilation of the lessons learned and experiences gained over the years since the 1989 Standards were released. The site features include: an online version of the Standards (including illustrations, ...more>>

  30. NECTAR Foundation: New Era Classroom, Technology and Research
    A non-profit foundation specialising in the development and marketing of educational software in the kindergarten to grade 12 program with a focus on mathematics software programs. It also develops and markets print, video, and audio materials for students ...more>>

  31. New Directions in Pedagogy in Other Courses - Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
    Examples of mathematics courses being revised in the light of new approaches to pedagogy: articles and presentations at conferences in probability and statistics; pre-college algebra; linear algebra; abstract algebra, and differential equations. ...more>>

  32. New York Journal of Mathematics (NYJM) - Mark Steinberger, Editor in Chief
    Fully searchable research and university-level articles, such as "A Mathematical Theory of Origami Constructions and Numbers." With instructions for authors. ...more>>

  33. New York Regents Exam Prep Center - Oswego City School District
    A site dedicated to assisting high school students in preparing for the "new" New York State Math A Regents Examination. Covers Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra II/Trig. The materials featured for each topic include: general review/formula sheet, Regents ...more>>

  34. New Zealand Mathematics - Ministry of Education, New Zealand
    Units and lesson plans organised by level and curriculum strand, in Maori and English, focusing on solving problems. Topics address levels 1-6 of the New Zealand mathematics curriculum and include probability, statistics, measurement, and geometry. ...more>>

  35. Now College - Online Math Courses and Tutorials - Now International
    An online learning company. Products are designed with video instruction, "real-time" whiteboard handwriting, graphics, animations, graphs, tables, and math notation. A complete high-school math program is planned. Currently, courses in trigonometry ...more>>

  36. NRICH Maths, the Online Maths Club - Univ. of Cambridge, UK
    A project that aims to establish a permanent national centre for curriculum enrichment to provide mathematical learning support for very able children of all ages. The learning and enjoyment of mathematics are promoted through an Internet Newsletter and ...more>>

  37. Numberplay - The New York Times
    Mathematical, logical and scientific puzzles, with solution "recaps." The posts, by Gary Antonick and Pradeep Mutalik, have included "Surreal Hat Tricks," "The Puzzles of Pickover," "Prime Rib at Hogwarts," "Nim for (a) Change," "Phi - The Magic and the ...more>>

  38. Numeracy in the News - The Mercury/University of Tasmania
    Newspaper articles collected from the Tasmanian (Australia) metropolitan daily newspaper, The Mercury, to represent the five areas of the Chance and Data curriculum (Data Collection and Sampling, Data Representation, Chance and Basic Probability, Data ...more>>

  39. Odds vs. Probability - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
    A selection of answers to questions about odds and probability, such as gambling odds, probabilities in games of chance, and the difference between the terms "odds" and "probability." ...more>>

  40. Oliver Knill
    Research, teaching, and media by this preceptor in Harvard's math department. Knill began in dynamical systems, tackling first ergodic and spectral theoretical questions, then probability theory and elementary number theory. This led to his "passion for ...more>>

  41. Online Resources - Georgia Tech School of Math
    Syllabi, course notes, problems, and Maple worksheets for single- and multi-variable calculus, linear algebra, statistics, and a Math for Management course (statistics, probability, sets, and some calculus). The site also contains sample exams for calculus ...more>>

  42. Open-Ended Assessment in Math - Cooney, Thomas J.; Sanchez, Wendy B.; Leatham, Keith; and Mewborn, Denise S.
    Over 450 open-ended, field-tested assessment items, distributed more or less equally among elementary, middle school, and high school grade levels. The questions relate to five major content areas, based on the NCTM Standards: number and operation; probability ...more>>

  43. Open-Ended Math Problems - Gwenn Holtz and Mary Lee Malen, Levering School and the Franklin Institute
    An eight-month slate of open-ended problems for middle school students to solve in preparation for standardized testing. The authors have composed and selected problems that lend themselves to multiple solution paths, and then organized them into three ...more>>

  44. OpenMathText.org - David A. Santos, Alain Schremmer
    OpenMathText.org is a depository of free, downloadable texts and is primarily dedicated to the specification, development, and dissemination of free, editable and downloadable mathematical texts aimed, mainly, at "just plain folk." OMTo invites registrants ...more>>

  45. Open Middle - Johnson, Nanette; and Kaplinsky, Robert
    "Open middle" problems, hints, and answers, all aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Introduced by Dan Meyer, these kinds of math challenges have a "closed beginning," meaning that they all start with the same initial problem; a "closed ...more>>

  46. OpsResearch - DRA Systems
    A collection of Java classes for developing operations research programs and other mathematical applications. The site includes documentation and tutorials, and software download is free. Also features a bookstore and related links. ...more>>

  47. ostermiller.org - Stephen Ostermiller
    Converters, Calculators, and JavaScript include Multiplication Game, in which letters represent digits in a multiplication problem; Length, which converts between units of length and distance; Roman Numerals, which converts between Arabic and Roman numerals; ...more>>

  48. Pages Mathématiques - Lycée de Vienne Saint-Romain-En-Gal (académie Grenoble)
    Une série de cours de mathématiques: Géométrie du triangle; Transformations; Géométrie des cercles; Barycentres; Coniques et courbes; Solides; Statistiques; Fractales; Géométrie non euclidienne; ...more>>

  49. Papers on the History of Mathematics - Gregory Cherlin, Rutgers University
    A random selection of term papers submitted in undergraduate, one-semester courses on the history of mathematics. Topics include zero, Fermat, Euler, Newton, Euclid's proof of the Pythagorean Theorem, Fibonacci, Vieta, conic sections, mathematics at Princeton ...more>>

  50. Pascal's Triangle - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
    What is Pascal's Triangle? How do you construct it? What is it good for? ...more>>


 
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