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Visit this site: http://www.nmt.edu/~borchers/calc.html

Author:Brian Borchers, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Description: Online introductions, with PostScript or PDF downloads, of Napier's Bones and of the Genaille-Lucas Rulers. Pictures of statistical computing devices such as the Pickett N525-ES Statrule, the cumulative binomial probability computer, the General Dynamics Reliability slide rule, and the Ford Process Capability Slide rule.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Calculators, Manipulatives
Math Topics: Basic Operations, Logarithms, History and Biography, Probability

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