 Should Nader Voters Flip a Coin? (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
Answer to the Challenge: Suppose that in a certain U.S. state 12 million potential voters favor Bush, 10 million favor Gore, and 5 million favor Nader with Gore as second choice. The Nader supporters want to be sure than Gore wins, but they would like
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 Significant Digits  R. H. Logan, Instructor of Chemistry, El Centro College
An explanation of significant digits, with sections on: Measured Values; Computed Values; Rules for Determining the Number of Significant Digits In Numbers With Indicated Decimals; Significant Digits In Numbers Not Having an Indicated Decimal; Significant
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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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 Simple Minds, Smart Choices  Bruce Bower  Science News Online
The Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin has launched a project to explore the impact of bounded rationality on human judgment. The group focuses on what it calls "fast and frugal" formulas
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 Simply Statistics  Leek, Jeff; Peng, Roger; and Irizarry, Rafa
Biostatistics professors Leek, Peng, and Irizarry "are fired up about the new era where data are abundant and statisticians are scientists." Their blog, which dates back to September, 2011, has included posts such as "Precog and stats," "Kindle Fire
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 Simulacion 4.0 (Monte Carlo Simulation)  José Varela
A flexible, easytouse simulation tool, Simulación 4.0 was fully developed in VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) and is compatible with Excel 97 and above. Features: 34 random number functions; simulation with the Monte Carlo method, between 1  65,000
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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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 Simulations & Demos  Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics
An integrated set of simulations, demonstrations, and case studies from the Data Analysis Lab (choose statistical analyses: Descriptive; Histogram; Boxplot; Stem and Leaf; ttests; Correlation and regression; ANOVA). Simulations include Java applets that
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 Sketchpad 3.0 Gallery  Finzer, Jackiw; Key Curriculum Press & The Math Forum
A collection of sketches and scripts that show off new features of version 3 of the Geometer's Sketchpad in categories: Arcs and Architecture; Algebra and Beyond; Physics; Statistics; Curves; and Poincare Disk.
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 SMARTBoard MiniMovies  Jamie Tubbs
Enhance your SMARTBoard Notebook presentations with these minimovies, which are simple Flash animations. Minimovie topics include: Alphabet Geometry (angles, similar figures, symmetry, transformations, tessellations), Everything Geometry (geometry basics,
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 SMART: Explorapaedia of Statistical and Mathematical Techniques  Richard Sharp, BioSS
A collaborative approach to the production and delivery, via the web, of training in quantitative methods. Modules include: growth curve modelling, antedependence (repeated measures) modelling, analysis of molecular variance, sequential acceptance sampling,
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 SMART: Science and Mathematics Advancement and Resources for Teachers  Los Angeles Educational Partnership
A program designed to help teachers in Los Angeles County (California, USA) develop their professional teaching skills and content knowledge. Links for Teachers, Students, Businesses and Institutions, Parents, and Community Members. Includes the SMART
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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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 Society of Actuaries
Actuaries are professionals trained in mathematics, statistics, and economic techniques that allow them to put a financial value on future events. This skill is of great value to insurance companies, investment firms, employee benefits consulting firms,
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 Softmath  Neven Jurkovic
Developers of Algebrator, an automated tutor based on Maxima CAS that provides stepbystep solutions to algebra, trigonometry, and statistics problems, and exports answers to MathML. Demo and purchase Algebrator; use Softmath's free online software to
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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 from Alan J. Miller  Alan J. Miller
Dozens of FORTRAN downloads, organized into logistic regression, TOMS algorithms, special code for F and NAS compilers, code converted from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Library of Mathematics, miscellaneous other code, and applied statistics algorithms.
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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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 Software  School of Statistics, University of Minnesota
XLISPSTAT  a statistical environment based on a dialect of the Lisp language called XLISP; MacAnova, an interactive program for statistical analysis and matrix algebra; Rcode  software that accompanies the book, An Introduction to Regression Graphics,
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 Solutions to Heinemann AS/A Level text books  George Ierotheou
To provide ample examples of how to apply the key methods and techniques used at AS/A level.
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 So Much Data  William D. May
Based on the book So Much Data, So Little Math, tools for learning to do simple data analysis on data sets. Features the online calculation tools "Easy Correlation Calculations" and "Easy Trend Prediction," with explanations, as well as an example of
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 Songs for Teaching  S. Ruth Harris, LLC
Lyrics to music that teaches or reinforces math facts and concepts, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, algebra, and geometry. Some songs have links to sound files as well.
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 The Source of UK Facts and Figures  Government Statistical Service, Office for National Statistics, UK
The information you need to access UK statistics. Links to: The Campion Fellowship in Official Statistics; Population Trends 98  reference and report tables; Quarterly Civil Service Staff in Post; UK in Figures 1999; Scottish Statistics Publications;
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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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 SPA Software
A U.K.based software company, makers of educational software in several subjects including mathematics.
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 SPLUS: Statistics and Data Mining Software  TIBCO Software Inc,
A suite of software products based on the "S" programming language created specifically for data visualization and exploration, statistical modeling and programming with data. It provides an objectoriented environment designed for interactive data discovery
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 Spreadsheets, Mathematics, Science, and Statistics Education  Erich Neuwirth
Information about spreadsheets with an emphasis on mathematics and statistics education. Spreadsheets in Education: Recommended Books; Papers about Spreadsheets in Scientific Journals and Books; Example Spreadsheets and Projects (mostly Excel 5.0); Further
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 SpreadsheetZONE  Pagos, Inc.
This repository of Microsoft Excel spreadsheet templates contains a category of math learning tools that covers topics such as base system conversion, exponential functions, logarithmic functions, Cartesian coordinates, derivatives, goodness of fit, polar
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 The SPSS Decision Maker  Maurits Kaptein
This is a website that guides you through a number of steps to select a statistical technique. Developed for those who do know the basic concepts of research statistics and experimental design but need help determining the final test.
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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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 Standard Deviation, Part 1  Barbara Christopher
Can the standard deviation pick the most consistent set of numbers? or Which city's temperatures vary the least, San Diego or San Francisco? An interactive project in which students use the Internet to find statistical data for the mean, standard deviation,
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 Standard Deviation, Part 2  Barbara Christopher
Do cities closer to the ocean have more consistent temperatures? A followup to Standard Deviation, Part 1. Students use the Internet to gather temperature data from 3 cities; calculate the standard deviation and percentage error of the gathered temperatures;
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 StatApplet  Marcus Kazmierczak
A simple statistics program and a short outline of the underlying mathematics. The statistics applet calculates the sample mean and sample standard deviation, and constructs a 95 percent confidence interval for data values entered.
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 Statbag  Worth Swearingen
A blog repository for statistics educators: "... each teacher should have a bag of tricks. Teachers spend years developing their own favorites. While acknowledging that experience is the best teacher, one purpose of this site is to help teachers develop
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 State Institute of Statistics (SIS)  Republic of Turkey
The agency in charge of collecting statistics for the country of Turkey. Includes tables and charts of key social, economic, and environmental statistics and a dictionary of important statistics and economics terms arranged by subject. Some articles
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 StatiBot: Your expert system for inferential statistics  Dominik Heeb
An interactive tool for data analysis. Enter your data by hand or copy them from another program, then answer a series of questions. StatiBot will perform appropriate statistical tests, comment on test results, and create graphs. Site includes example
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 Statiscope  Mikael Bonnier
Statiscope presents summarizing data and descriptive statistical charts. In the applet you can enter data manually or download data over the Internet. Charts included: Distribution, Probability mass, Density, Box plot, Stem & leaf; also other features
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 Statista  Statista Inc.
Statistics and other quantitative data on education, schools, employment, and hundreds of international industries, aggregated from more than 18,000 sources that include the Mendelsohn Affluent Survey, trade publications, scientific journals, and government
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 The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI)
A "formulator and stimulator of research," the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) seeks to synthesize the statistical sciences and the applied mathematical sciences with disciplinary science to confront data and modeldriven
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 Statistical Assessment Service (STATS)
STATS is a nonprofit, nonpartisan resource on the use and abuse of science and statistics in the media. Its goals are to correct scientific misinformation in the media and in public policy resulting from bad science, politics, or a simple lack of information
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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 & Data Analysis Software  NCSS Statistical Software
Statistical analysis in a format that imports and exports all major spreadsheets, databases, and statistical file formats.
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 Statistical Education through Problem Solving (STEPS)  STEPS TLTP Consortium
The STEPS consortium in the U.K. has developed problembased modules to support the teaching of Statistics in Biology, Business, Geography, (Windows) and Psychology (Windows and Mac). The software is freely available to educational institutions, and can
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 Statistical Forecasting  Robert Nau
Lecture notes and teaching materials for a course on statistical forecasting, with particular focus on regression and time series models. Output from Statgraphics and RegressIt illustrate sections such as "Get to know your data" (famous forecasting quotes,
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 Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (Statisticni Urad Republike Slovenije)  Andrej Cedilnik and Tomaz Valantic
The agency that collects statistics for the Slovenian government. Includes Slovenia in Figures, with comparison to other nations, information about the Statistical Office and the laws that regulate its activities, and a catalog of publications which
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 Statistical Reference Datasets  Applied and Computational Math Division, NIST
A project designed to improve the accuracy of statistical software by providing reference datasets with certified computational results that enable the objective evaluation of statistical software. Dataset archives (Analysis of Variance, Linear Regression,
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 Statistical Rules of Thumb  Gerald van Belle
This companion website to Statistical Rules of Thumb, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., offers free PDFs of chapter two ("Sample Size") and more than a dozen "monthly rules of thumb," such as "Use Text for a Few Numbers, Tables for Many Numbers,
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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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 Statistica  StatSoft, Inc.
A comprehensive, integrated statistical data analysis, graphics, database management, and custom application development system featuring a wide selection of basic and advanced analytic procedures for science, engineering, business, and data mining applications.
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 Statistician Jokes  Verhagen, Gregg
Material extracted from science jokes posted to rec.humor, sci.math, and a
few other Usenet newsgroups. 43% of all statistics are worthless; 3 out of 4 Americans make up 75% of the population; 80% of all statistics quoted to prove a point are made up
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