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Discussion of a technique for estimating pi, by dropping a needle between parallel lines.

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PresentationAuthor: George Reese

Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: May 10, 2011

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This site provides about 35 graphical applets on topics relative to Algebra, Precalculus, Calculus, and Statistics. These...
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SimulationAuthor: Mathematics Department, The Lawrenceville School

Date Added: Jul 01, 2008 Date Modified: Oct 04, 2011

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The site is dedicated to the Pascal Triangle and its connections to different areas of mathematics. It also contains a set of...
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TutorialAuthor: Michael Frame

Date Added: Jan 08, 2009 Date Modified: Dec 09, 2010

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This material is a part of a collection of learning materials at the site of Rio Rancho Math Camp. The site...
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TutorialAuthor: Andy Klee

Date Added: Oct 07, 2014 Date Modified: Oct 09, 2014

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From the popular Annenberg/CPB Channel workshop "Private Universe Project in Mathematics," this Shockwave simulation provides...
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SimulationAuthor: Alison Reid

Date Added: Feb 13, 2001 Date Modified: Oct 04, 2011

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This applet is a web based lab that explores the properties of rational functions. The purpose of this lab is to help the...
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SimulationAuthor: Alan Cooper

Date Added: Sep 23, 2005 Date Modified: Nov 18, 2011

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This videopaper by the Math Forum's Bridging Research and Practice Group (BRAP) of teacher practitioners and Math Forum Staff...
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PresentationAuthor: Salehi

Date Added: Nov 30, 2000 Date Modified: Jun 17, 2011

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The following applet demonstrates the relationship between secants and tangents, average rate of change and instantaneous...
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AnimationAuthor: Garrett Durand Heath

Date Added: Mar 13, 2002 Date Modified: Jun 29, 2011

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This is a subsite associated with the parent site called IDEA (Internet Differential Equation Activities). The activity on...
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SimulationAuthor: Ronald Poshusta, Ray Huffaker, Kevin Cooper, Tom LoFaro

Date Added: Oct 17, 2006 Date Modified: Mar 07, 2011

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A collection of review materials for calculus, including sample exercises and detailed solutions.

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PresentationAuthor: Math Medics, L.L.C.

Date Added: Sep 24, 2007 Date Modified: Apr 07, 2011

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