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Towers of Hanoi

The towers of Hanoi (Discrete Math) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Solve the tower problem and test your theory by varying the number of disks.
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Fill and Pour

Logical Form & Equivalence (Discrete Math) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Fill a glass with the requested amount of liquid by filling, emptying, and pouring between it and a second container. Click the "New Problem" button to generate new parameters; "Challenge" creates con...
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Mastermind

Logical Form & Equivalence (Discrete Math) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This virtual manipulative is a version of the classic Mastermind game of logic. Win the game by discovering the colors of the four peg solution.
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Conways Game of Life

Recursion (Discrete Math)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Discover the rules that determine change in these simulations.
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Venn Diagrams

Venn diagrams (Discrete Math)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Investigate common features of sets.
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eNLVM  Interactive Online Mat...

General (Discrete Math) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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The eNLVM enhances the applets available through the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (NLVM). It allows teachers to embed applets in lessons, make up questions to which students can submit an...
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Vehicle Routing Problem Applet

General (Discrete Math) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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An applet showing a solution of the Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows using a Genetic Algorithm. Demo of a JAVAbased library to perform tour scheduling and resource optimization tasks.
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Tables and Combinatorics Dialo...

Subsets and Combinations (Discrete Math) 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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Discussion of tables as a convenient way to store and count outcomes.
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Pythagorean Theorem

Proofs (Discrete Math) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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Read explanations of fortythree proofs of the Pythagorean theorem. Some of the proofs have additional pages with applets to explore.
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Omega Computer Algebra Calcula...

General (Discrete Math) 
Computer 
Tool 

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This online Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) Explorer lets you compose a mathematical query with a calculatorlike graphical interface, then displays the output in text or graphic formats.
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Planarity

Paths and Circuits (Discrete Math) 
Flash 
Tool 

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In this Flash activity, arrange the vertices such that no edges overlap. Solve graphs of increasing difficulty, accumulating points based on the number of moves and the time it took to make them.
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The Game of Marienbad

Subsets and Combinations (Discrete Math) 
Flash 
Tool 

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A version of the game of Nim, as played in the film "Last Year at Marienbad." You and the computer take turns removing as many cards as you like from one row at a time; the player who takes the last c...
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Tower of Hanoi

The towers of Hanoi (Discrete Math) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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The Tower of Hanoi puzzle was invented by the French mathematician Edouard Lucas in 1883. The goal is to move all the discs from the left peg to the right one. Try to move all the discs from one side...
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Educreations Interactive White...

General (Discrete Math) 
iPad 
Tool 

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Educreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. Creating a video tutorial is as simple as touching, tapping and talking. Explain a math formula... Create an animated lesson... Add commentar...
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Math Jeopardy Template

General (Discrete Math) 
PowerPoint 
Tool 

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Using this PowerPoint template makes it easy to create your own professionallooking Jeopardy games. Five categories with five levels of difficulty are provided in the template. Complete instruction...
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Pythagorean Theorem

Proofs (Discrete Math) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This virtual manipulative allows you to walk through a visual proof of the Pythagorean theorem. Before beginning the proof, recall that the pythagorean theorem is: c^2 = a^2 + b^2
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Squares in a Square

Formula for a sequence (Discrete Math)+ 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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If you have a checkerboard that is 50x50 with small squares inside it, how many squares will there be all together? Students use a Java applet from the Freudenthal Institute to think about the ques...
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Instant Solution of a Maze

Paths and Circuits (Discrete Math) 
Computer 
Activity 

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A quick way to find solutions to complicated mazes. The author writes: "While doing a maze activity with a group of elementary school homeschoolers, I started exploring mazes as systems of walls rathe...
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Combinations

Subsets and Combinations (Discrete Math) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Flash tutorial introducing the formula C(n,k)=n!/(k!(nk)!). College Cram charges access fees by the month or by the semester for most resources. To get a preview of their tools, see their free mat...
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Pascals Triangle

Permutations vs. combs. (Discrete Math)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Pascal's triangle is a triangular arrangement of numbers corresonding to the probabilities involved in flipping coins, or the number of ways to choose n objects from a group of m indistinguishable obj...
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Tower of Hanoi

Recurrence relations (Discrete Math)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Solve the Tower of Hanoi problem with different levels and see an explanation of the recursion relationship involved.
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Now/Next Recurrence Table Gene...

Recurrence relations (Discrete Math)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This JavaScript illustrates one method of dynamically generating a table of values for a recurrence equation.
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Predator Prey

Applications (Discrete Math)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet demonstrates a predatorprey growth model for the number of Foxes and Rabbits in a region given user input for the initial populations F_0 and R_0 and the Growth Rate for the Rabbit popula...
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Shape Sorter Tool

Venn diagrams (Discrete Math) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Shapes have many different properties such as the lengths of their sides, measures of interior angles, and symmetry. This tool allows the user to use a Venn diagram model to sort shapes based on their...
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powerOne^{TM} Graph v4

General (Discrete Math) 
Palm OS 
Tool 
$ 
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powerOne(r) Graph supports computation & graphing in the mathematics classroom. The following tasks can be done with this software on a handheld computer including: 
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