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3D Function Grapher

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
Flash 
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We present two versions of a 3D function grapherone on a white background, one on a black background. The user enters a formula for f(x,y) in terms of x and y and the applet draws its graph in 3D. T...
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3d ploter

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
JavaScript 
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The program uses the HTML5 canvas (HTML5 canvas javascript API) and web workers. Mathematical calculations are performed using the web workers, and the results are drawn on the canvas surface. Applica...
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A Tabular View of Limits

limits (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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A Java applet that presents limits from a tabular perspective. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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Absolute Value Parts I4

absolute value (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students are asked to predict what an absolute value graph will look like with given parameters. Then they can use a graphing utility that is on the same page to test their predictions. Feedback is g...
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Advanced Equation Plotter

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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The user can enter a series of equations and set specific parameters and the solver will plot a graph of the equations.
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Another Hilbert Curve

limits (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to show how changing the generator slightly in a line replacement fractal can have a significant impact on the final product.
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Basic Equation Plotter

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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The user can enter an equation into the solver and the solver will plot the equation over the specified interval.
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Calculus Made Easy App

Functions (PreCalculus) 
TI89 
Tool 
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Contains concise rules and corresponding examples for functions, limits, derivatives, integrals, trigonometry, and BC Calculus.
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Changing Cost per Minute

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Users learn how modifications in the rate affect the linear graph displaying accumulation (the total cost of calls).
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Chaos Game

limits (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to see patterns in seemingly random dot arrangements and explore the chaos game by changing the number of vertices, and the number of dots displayed.
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Chaos In the Classroom  Visua...

domain and range of functions (PreCalculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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The logistic equation is a simple dynamical system that illustrates very nicely the emergence of complex chaotic behavior from a single, simple equation. This lesson plan is targeted towards high scho...
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Combining Two Functions

composite functions (PreCalculus) 
Flash 
Tool 

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This tutorial will show you how to combine two randomlygenerated functions using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. You'll also learn how to perform compositions.
College Cra...
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Composite Functions (Algebra I...

Functions (PreCalculus) 
Flash 
Support Material 

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This minilesson explains how functions can be combined to give a composite function.
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Congruence of Quadratic Functi...

quadratic (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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Continuity: An Informal Approa...

continuity (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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A Java applet that introduces the concepts of continuity and continuous functions in an informal manner. Includes a rescalable display version with large fonts.
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Cosine Engine

domain and range of functions (PreCalculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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With this applet, students study the extrema of the function A cos^2 (t) + B cos(t) + C. A parabola is drawn with studentsupplied coefficients and constant, and the unit circle is drawn below, so th...
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Cubic Function Explorer  Math...

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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An interactive applet that allows the user to graphically explore the properties of a cubic function. Specifically,
it is designed to foster an intuitive understanding of the effects of changin...
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CurvFit

Functions (PreCalculus) 
Computer 
Tool 

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CurvFit (tm) is a nonlinear curve fitting program. Sine, damped Sine, Lorentz, Modified Lorentz, Power (ie Polynomial) and Exponential series are presently available models to match your data. We s...
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Data Flyer

linear (PreCalculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to plot a set of (x,y) ordered pairs and graph a function on the same coordinate plane. The applet allows the manipulation of a function of the form y = f(x).
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Derivative of Sine and Cosine

derivative (PreCalculus) 
Computer 
Tool 

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This TI Interactive file is best suited for teacher demonstration. This document allows the user to define a function f(x) and guess the derivative of this function. The slider bar's values range f...
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Double Ferris Wheel

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This is a Java Sketchpad animation of a double ferris wheel; the path of one passenger is traced as the ride spins.
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Drawing Exponential Curve

exponential (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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The applet manipulates an apparatus that draws an exponential curve. The trace of point D becomes the exponential curve by maintaining the equality of the ratio AB:AC = BE:CD.
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Enzyme Reaction Rates

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Students use this simulation to explore a chemical reactiontemperature, pH, enzyme concentration, and substrate concentrationin order to determine the fastest possible reaction rate. Questions are...
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Equations of a Straight Line

linear (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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 the Witch of Agnesi

asymptotes (PreCalculus)+ 
Sketchpad 
Activity 

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This activity has students construct the graph of the Witch of Agnesi, and investigate both its asymptotes and inflection points. Fermat studied this function in the seventeenth century.
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