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SelfSimilarity Dialogue

Similarity (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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Discusses how fractals are selfsimilar objects.
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Dimension and Scale Dialogue

Similarity (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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Discusses fractal dimension, how that dimension relates to scale, and the formula needed to calculate the fractal dimension of an object.
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Dimension for Irregular Fracta...

Similarity (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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Discusses the problem of determining the fractal dimension of irregular fractals and how the scale is indeterminite in these fractals.
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Symmetry

Similarity (Math 7)+ 
Computer 
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Provides illustrations and a definition of symmetry.
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Congruence Theorems

Similarity (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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In this investigation, the user can explore the conditions that guarantee uniqueness of a triangle, quadrilateral, or pentagon regardless of location or orientation. Each set of conditions results in ...
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Height of the Pole

Similarity (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet asks you to find the height of a pole using the information about the two surrounding poles. Look at the similarity of the triangles formed in the picture.
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Similar Figures

Similarity (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet demonstrates how similar figures are created through transformations.
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Similar Figures

Similarity (Math 7)+ 
JavaScript 
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The user reviews the definition of similar figures and how to use proportions to find the measure of the missing side. After viewing examples of this method, users can interactively practice matching...
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Advanced Cancel

Simplify (Algebra)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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The user can enter an expression and set the options and the calculator will cancel the expression to simplest terms.
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Advanced Simplify

Simplify (Algebra)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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The user can enter an expression that needs to be simplified and set the options and the calculator will return the simplified expression.
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Basic Cancel

Simplify (Algebra)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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The user can enter an expression into the calculator and the calculator will cancel the expression, if possible.
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Basic Simplify

Simplify (Algebra)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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The user can enter an expression into the calculator and the calculator will simplify the given expression.
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Linear Equations

Simplify (Math 7)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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This tool generates linear equations for practice in solving them, and gives answers with work at the student's request.
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Simplifying Square Roots and R...

Simplify Expressions (Algebra II) 
Flash 
Support Material 

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This minilesson explains how to simplify square roots or radicals.
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Radical Practice

Simplify Expressions (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Practice simplifying simple square roots, square roots with numbers outside the radical, simple cube roots, and cube roots with numbers outside the root. There is no practice with variables under the...
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Working With Radicals

Simplify Expressions (Algebra)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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This tutorial demonstrates how to multiply, divide, add, and subtract radicals. It also explains the simplest radical form. In each case, you can enter your own values and get stepbystep solutions...
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Reducing Fractions

Simplifying fractions (Math 3)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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The user can learn how to reduce fractions. After viewing examples and methods to use to reduce fractions, users can practice interactively with fractions that they are asked to write in lowest terms.
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Real Estate Tycoon

Simplifying fractions (Math 6)+ 
Computer 
Lesson Plan 

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In this yearlong project, students design, "build," and "sell" a house; after which they simulate investment of the profits in the stock market. Along the way, students make scale drawings, compute w...
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Simpson

Simpson's Rule (Calculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Draws parabolas of the type used in Simpson's rule through chosen points on a function.
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Counting Event Occurrences in ...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
TI83/TI84 
Activity 

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It is common in Monte Carlo statistical simulations to have the need to count the frequency of the occurrence of a particular event in a list of outcomes. Here is a really nice way to accomplish that ...
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Mathematica and the Birthday P...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Mathematica 
Activity 

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This explains how to use Mathematica to do Monte Carlo simulations of the Birthday Probability problem. (If there are N people in a room, what is the probability that two of them share a birthday?)
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Biased Rectangles?

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Fathom 
Lesson Plan 

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Students explore one example of how bias affects the mean. This simulation increases students' understanding of the significance of sample size on the calculation of the mean.
Exploring t...
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Ball and Urn Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulates drawing balls from an urn, with or without replacement. Specify number of balls, number of red balls, and number drawn. Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free).
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Banach Match Box Problem

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Two boxes have the same number of matches. A coin is tossed to determine which box a match is taken from. Coin toss repeats until the chosen box is empty; the number of matches remaining in the othe...
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Bertrand's Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Demonstration of the probability that a chord of a circle falls within an inscribed equilateral triangle. Three ways of "randomizing" the chord result in different probability distributions. Require...
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