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Tangent line (Calculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This is a Java graphing applet that can be used online or downloaded. The purpose it to construct dynamic graphs with parameters controlled by user defined sliders that can be saved as web pages or em...
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Zooming in on a tangent

Tangent line (Calculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Animation showing that the tangent line to a smooth curve is indistinguishable from the curve at high levels of magnification.
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A Japanese Temple Problem

Tangents (Geometry) 
Sketchpad 
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In this guided Geometer's Sketchpad exploration, students use their knowledge of tangent circles to discover a relationship between the radii of three circles which are mutually tangent to each other ...
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Kissing Circles

Tangents (Geometry) 
Sketchpad 
Activity 

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This guided exploration, using Geometer's Sketchpad, examines the properties of tangent circles ("osculating" or kissing circles).
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Three Tangents to a Circle

Tangents (Geometry) 
Sketchpad 
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A guided exploration of a triangle formed by three tangents to a circle, and interrelations between its perimeter and the location of the tangents, using Geometer's Sketchpad.
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Circle Geometry Whiteboard Min...

Tangents (Geometry) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Teach your geometry students advanced circle concepts with this set of interactive whiteboard minimovies. Animated flash cards bring the concepts to life while the interactive circle allows you to cr...
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Construct Tangents from a Poin...

Tangents (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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An interactive applet and associated web page that demonstrate how to construct the
two possible tangents to a circle from an external given point, using compass and straightedge.
It starts wi...
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Construct a tangent at a poin...

Tangents (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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An interactive applet and associated web page that demonstrate how to construct a
tangent to a cicrle at a given point on the circle, using compass and straightedge.
It starts with the given c...
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Euclid's Elements, Book 3, Pro...

Tangents (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Euclid's proposition shows that the line drawn at the tip of the diameter and perpendicular to it will fall outside the circle (and be tangent to the circle). The guide then examines the structure of...
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Euclid's Elements, Book 3, Pro...

Tangents (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Euclid's proposition shows that a tangent is perpendicular to the diameter of the circle at that point of intersection. The guide then examines the structure of the proposition. The To reset the app...
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Euclid's Elements, Book 3, Pro...

Tangents (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Euclid's proposition states that when a line is drawn perpendicular to a circle's tangent, then that line passes through the circle's center (and is a diameter). The guide then examines the structure...
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Euclid's Elements, Book 3, Pro...

Tangents (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Euclid's proposition deals with angles formed within a circle and the relationship to the tangents. The guide then examines the structure of the proposition. The To reset the applet, press "r" while...
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Euclid's Elements, Book 3, Pro...

Tangents (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Euclid's proposition shows how to cut an arc equal to a given length and with a given angle (to a tangent of the circle). The guide then examines the structure of the proposition. The To reset the a...
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Euclid's Elements, Book 3, Pro...

Tangents (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Euclid's proposition deals with proving equality among quadrilaterals constructed using diameters and tangents with respect to the given circle. The guide then examines the structure of the propositio...
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Euclid's Elements, Book 3, Pro...

Tangents (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Euclid's proposition deals with quadrilaterals constructed using lines that cut and fall tangent to the given circle. The guide then examines the structure of the proposition. The To reset the apple...
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Euclid's Elements, Book III, D...

Tangents (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Provides Euclid's definition of circle and line intersection (touch) and inspects it. To reset the applet, press "r" while your cursor is over the diagram.
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Examining Angles in Circles

Tangents (Geometry) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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Investigate central angles, inscribed angles, angles formed by a tangent and chord, angles formed by intersecting chords, angels formed by two secants, angles formed by a tangent and a secant, and ang...
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Examining Segments in Circles

Tangents (Geometry) 
Sketchpad 
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Investigate the segment relationships in circles relating to chords, secants and tangents.
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Funhouse Mirrors

Tangents (Geometry) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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A Geometer's Sketchpad tool for constructing distorted images that can be viewed undistorted with a cylindrical mirror. The file contains tabbed pages with several images, a grid for students to draw...
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Interactive Circle

Tangents (Geometry) 
Flash 
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Use the interactive circle to create the following circle parts:
Radius
Diameter
Tangent
Chord
Sector
Inscribed Angles
Central Angle
Segment
Ar...
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Tangent Line  Math Open Refer...

Tangents (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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An interactive applet and associated web page that demonstrate a tangent to a circle. (not trig).
The applet shows a circle and a tangent line. The center point and the tangent contact point ar...
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Tangent to an Ellipse  Math O...

Tangents (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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An interactive applet and associated web page that demonstrate the tangent to an ellipse.
An ellipse is shown and a tangent line that touches it at the one point.
The user can drag the tang...
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Paycheck

Taxes (Financial Education) 
Excel 
Tool 

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Students calculate net income and discover how much money they pay in taxes and for benefits in the process.
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Payroll Deductions Calculator

Taxes (Financial Education) 
JavaScript 
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Use this calculator to help you determine the impact of changing your payroll deductions. You can enter your current payroll information and deductions, and then compare them to your proposed deductio...
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Taylor Series (TI Interactive)

Taylor (Trigonometry) 
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). The slider bar's values range from [0, 10] with an increment of 1. As the u...
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