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Ellipse Game

foci (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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Try to click on one of the foci of the ellipse; feedback is given if you get closer/farther away.
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Ellipse definition and propert...

ellipses (PreCalculus) 
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An interactive applet and associated web page that show the definition and properties of an ellipse.
The applet has a draggable point that shows that the sum of the distances to the foci is a co...
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Ellipse major and minor axes ...

major / minor axes (PreCalculus) 
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An interactive applet and associated web page that show the major and minor axes of an ellipse.
The applet has an ellipse whose major and minor axis endpoints can be dragged. As they are dragge...
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Elliptical Gear

ellipses (PreCalculus) 
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The workings of an ellipse as a gear.
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Elliptical Pool Table

foci (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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Choose "New Toys" from the menu bar when it has loaded (be patient); then choose "Elliptical Pool Table" one that in turn is loaded. This applet simulates pool on a table where the "pocket" is the rig...
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Equations of a Straight Line

linear (PreCalculus) 
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An interactive Java applet that displays one or more straight lines in a userdefinable Cartesian system of coordinates. For the selected straight line the applet displays a choice of equations: two p...
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Exploring Parabolas

parabolas (PreCalculus) 
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Explore the properties of parabolas through a geometric perspective within your browser window.
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Exploring Parabolas

parabolas (PreCalculus) 
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JavaSketchpad applet for "carving" a parabola
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Exponential Curves

tangent line (PreCalculus) 
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Look for a curve of the form a^x which has slope 1 at x=0.
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Exponential and Logarithm Func...

exponential (PreCalculus) 
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Compare the graphs of e^x and ln(x).
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Fibonacci Sequence

geometric (PreCalculus) 
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Explore the Fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio.
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Flake Maker

limits (PreCalculus)+ 
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This activity allows the user to build custom line deformation fractals.
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Flowing Through Mathematics

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
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This applet simulates water flowing from a tube through a hole in the bottom. The diameter of the hole can be adjusted and data can be gathered for the height or volume of water in the tube at any tim...
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Foci of an ellipse  Math Open...

foci (PreCalculus) 
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An interactive applet and associated web page that show the definition and properties of the focus points (foci) of an ellipse.
The applet has an ellipse whose major and minor axes can be dragge...
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Focus of parabola

foci (PreCalculus) 
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This applet illustrates the phenomena that parallel beams reflect on the parabola face and gather at one point. The point is the focus of parabola. Using the applet, investigate the relationship bet...
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Fractal Dimensions

limits (PreCalculus)+ 
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This activity allows the user to calculate the fractal dimension of a series of regular fractals without access to a calculator.
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Fractal Microscope

Complex Numbers (PreCalculus) 
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This tool allows user to view Mandelbrot and Julia sets, with coordinates and other information readily available.
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Fractured Pictures

Properties of Rational Functions (PreCalculus)+ 
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This activity allows the user to generate interesting, irregular fractals.
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Function Flyer

linear (PreCalculus)+ 
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Students can manipulate the constants and coefficients in any function thereby encouraging the user to explore the effects on the graph of the function by changing those numbers.
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Function Game

linear (PreCalculus)+ 
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Given a graph of a function, students must choose a function family then appropriate parameters to match the function. Five variations possible.
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Funderstanding Roller Coaster

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus)+ 
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This physicsexploration applet allows the user to experiment with different roller coaster track designs, then test. Friction and mass are modeled. Includes hot links to explanations of various phys...
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GX2: Graph Explorer

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus)+ 
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A Java2based applet which behaves like a graphing calculator. Graph equations, define additional functions, add parameters, add color to selected graphs, and label objects.
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Gauss' Symbol

domain and range of functions (PreCalculus) 
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Generador de patrones

Sequences and Series (PreCalculus) 
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Determine y luego continúe con el patrón generado.
versión en inglés
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Graph Explorer

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus)+ 
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An applet essentially mimicking a graphing calculator, this is used in a number of activities from the same author. Graph functions, experiment with parameters, distinguish between functions by graphi...
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