 1000 Lockers  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to the "locker problem": "There are 1000 lockers in a high school with 1000 students. The problem begins with the first student opening all 1000 lockers; next the second student closes lockers 2,4,6,8,10 and so on to locker 1000;
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 19th Century Schoolbooks  University of Pittsburgh
Search the full text of dozens of antique books used to learn and practice arithmetic and other mathematical subjects in the schools of 1800's America. Browse scanned images (gif or PDF) of centuriesold pages, or search for text within primers, readers,
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 21st Century Problem Solving  Howard C. McAllister
Examples of problems solved using reliable problem solving methods; discussion of the principles of reliable problem solving; a FAQ; and an evolving encyclopedia of solved problems in mathematics, physics, and chemistry. The main focus is on precollege
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 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
9th Grade Math Practice Questions to test addition, multiplication, wordproblem skills, and basic algebraic skills. Includes answers and explanations. From the Proficiency Building Activities of the NASA Lewis Research Center K12 Program.
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 About Ellipses  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about ellipses, such as calculating their areas and perimeters, graphing them, and determining equations for them.
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 About Zero  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about zero, such as whether it is even or odd, prime or composite, positive or negative, and different from nothing.
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 Absolute Value  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about absolute value, such as reallife applications, its place in order of operations, and solving algebra inequalities that contain absolute values.
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 Acertijolandia  Jose Manuel Galvan Pachon
Math problems, riddles, and brain teasers for all ages. In Spanish.
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 Activity Resources  Activity Resources Inc.
Created by Mary Laycock for mathematics teachers, with the goal of providing a real understanding of mathematics through handson (manipulative) activities. Purchase books and manipulatives on arithmetic, base ten, red and blue blocks, Cuisenaire rods,
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 Adding/Subtracting Fractions  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about adding and subtracting fractions, including how to find common denominators.
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 AGMath  Jason Batterson
Though no longer updated, this site still provides puzzles, competition materials, resources for algebra and geometry, PDF worksheets, transparencies, and problem sets. AGMath's creator has since moved on to Art of Problem Solving.
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 Alive Maths/Maths à Vivre  Nathalie Sinclair
Handson, interactive "microworlds," in which students investigate patterns and relationships, pose questions, play with the variables, and solve problems: Play with Lulu on a grid; practice triangle reflections; play with fractions and decimal patterns
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 All About Ratios  Cynthia Lanius
Activities designed to help students understand the concept of ratios, using the Internet. Activities may also be printed out if computer access is not available. Students are expected to: use multiplication and division of whole numbers to solve problems,
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 All the King's Digits  Terry Trotter
Challenge: Using the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9, and the operations of +, , x, ÷, sqrt (square root), cbrt (cube root), ^ (raise to a power), and ! (factorial), along with grouping symbols, write expressions for the counting number 100.
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 Arithmesticks  Michael Varma, Magical Concepts
Simple equations made out of sticksmove one stick to make the equation correct. This site has example problems in each of the four basic operations, and sells kits of sticks and equations cards.
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 Art and Mathematics  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about art and mathematics, such as "Do you know ways that art can be linked to mathematics?"
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 Asymptotes  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about asymptotes, such as "What are the vertical and horizontal asymptotes of f(x)?"
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 At Home with Math/Diez Actividades Cotidianas para Padres y Ninos  TERC, Inc, and Ceridian Corporation
Ten activities designed to engage children in arithmetic, estimation, measurement, problemsolving, and other important math skills in the context of ordinary life at home. These activities are designed for children ages 511 and their parents, and are
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 Authentic Inquiry Maths  Bruce Ferrington
Blog by an Australian teacher who advocates Tedious Repetitive Activities Involving Number (TRAIN) for the Genuine Application of Mathematical Experience (GAME). Posts, which date back to April, 2012, have included "Top 10 Maths Songs," "Maths and Making
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 BasketMath Interactive  Robert Cummings, Science Academy Software
Science Academy Software's BasketMath online interactive application drill and practice site offers autoscoring questions in arithmetic, rounding and writing numbers, order of operations, factoring, adding or multiplying signed numbers, calculating perimeter
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 Borrowing/Regrouping  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about borrowing, regrouping, and carrying, such as "When doing subtraction problems like 10099, why do the zeros become nines?" and "When you are subtracting a fraction, do you always take one away from the whole number?"
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 Bowland Maths  Bowland Charitable Trust
Case study problems and lessons designed to develop thinking, reasoning and problem solving skills in UK math pupils ages 1114. In particular, download series of standalone assessment items that challenge students to estimate the number of descendants
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 Brain Food  Puzzles For the Brain To Gnaw On  Samuel Stoddard
Hundreds of online (CGI) puzzles, including logic puzzles, word problems, number puzzles, lateral thinking puzzles, scrambled equations, cryptograms, loginumber puzzles, discrete reasoning puzzles, mathematical reasoning puzzles, knight's dilemma, magic
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 BrainPOP Math  BrainPOP, LLC
Short animated films that are simple and easy to understand on elementary mathematics, as well as health, science, and technology. Films often accompanied by quizzes.
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 Bridge to Higher Mathematics  Sam Vandervelde
Textbook for use with the proofs course taught at St. Lawrence University by Vandervelde, an Associate Professor of Mathematics who writes questions for the USA Math Olympiad. Bridge to Higher Mathematics incorporates "concept checks" and "mathematical
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 Brilliant
Weekly Olympiadstyle challenges that offer "rigorous, competitive, whimsical, and edifying" problem sets in math and physics. Register to explore the Brilliant Techniques Trainer's practice exercises; answer correctly to earn points redeemable for lanyards,
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 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
An independent policy and research center improving teaching and learning. See in particular Quantway® and Statway®, the foundation's developmental math pathways for community college.
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 CAS Musings  Chris Harrow
Blog by a math teacher at a prep school in Ohio. Posts, which date back to March, 2011 and emphasize science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and computer algebra systems (CAS), have included "Transforming inverse trig graphs"; "Birthday
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 Casting Out Nines  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about casting out nines, including proofs of why the method works.
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 Celsius to/from Fahrenheit  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about converting Celsius to and from Fahrenheit, such as "Is there a temperature that is the same on both the Celsius and Fahrenheit scales?"
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 Chain Rule  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about the chain rule, such as when to use it and why.
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 cheesemonkey wonders  Elizabeth Statmore
Blog by a San Francisco high school teacher who came to the classroom by way of "many years as an entrepreneur and executive in Silicon Valley." Statmore left industry after seeing "too many good, smart people who were missing out on wonderful career
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 Circle Formulas  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about circle formulas, including how to find their circumferences and areas.
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 Circles  360 Degrees  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about why a circle has 360 degrees, and the origin of that degree measurement.
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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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 Classifying Numbers  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about classifying numbers, such as "How are the different types of numbers related?" and "What is a real number?"
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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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 Collaborative Mathematics  Jason Ermer
Videos for connecting "a worldwide community of mathematical problem solvers" and "cultivating a productive attitude toward challenging problems: one of creativity, resourcefulness, selfconfidence, and perseverance." Two and threeminutelong challenges
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 College Math Prep for High School Students  C. J. Kentler and V. S. Manoranjan, Washington State University
Selfscoring problems, new with every click, to gauge a student's preparedness for college level math: operations, solving for a variable, solving linear equations, word problems, solving absolute value equations, solving inequalities, distance between
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 CommonSense Questions (Learning and Mathematics)  G. Polya; Math Forum
In his 1957 book, How to solve it, Polya describes a fourstage approach to mathematical problemsolving. He bases his approach on commonsense questions that would naturally occur to an experienced problemsolver. Polya claims teachers should pose these
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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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 Composition of Functions  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about composition of functions, including evaluating them and determining the domain of a composite function,
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 Computing Technology for Math Excellence  Patricia Deubel
Computing Technology for Math Excellence (CT4ME) is devoted to resources for teaching and learning mathematics (K12 and calculus) and the standards movement in education. Math resources include links to sites for basic skills mastery, problem solving
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 Cone, Cylinder Edges?  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about whether cones or cylinders have edges, such as "Does a cone have an edge? A vertex?"
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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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 Count On  Department for Education and Employment, UK
Activities and resources  some simple and some fancy  for parents, teachers, and students. Resources offers, among other things, guides: to mathematical misconceptions; for parents helping with homework; for promoters of math fairs; and for providers
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 The Cow in the Classroom  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
Math Curse by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith spoofs the types of word problems that educators and textbook writers invent to dress up arithmetic exercises and, supposedly, to demonstrate the relevance of math to everyday life. Canadian economist and humorist
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 CPO Online  Cambridge Physics Outlet
A company founded by teachers and scientists that creates handson equipment and curriculum for teaching science, math, and technology from grades 412 and beyond, and provides effective professional development in science and math that is both content
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 Crazy Math Teacher Lady  Lisa Bejarano
A high school math teacher in Colorado, Bejarano began blogging after "an awesome 3 day experience at NCTM Denver." Original classroom materials by herself and her students regularly enrich her posts, which date back to that April, 2013 annual meeting
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 CueThink
Makers of social, collaborative, interactive learning environments such as CueThink, a peertopeer iPad application for grades K12.
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