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4434Abstract Algebra Online
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This is a resource that can be used in conjunction with an Abstract Algebra class. It contains definitions and theorems regarding abstract algebra. Included is a Table of Contents that lists the topics such as Integers, Functions, Groups, Polynomials, Galois Theory, Unique Factorization, etc. There is also a link to an online study guide for the topic.MERLOT Classics Series - Demos with Positive Impact
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This is a recording of a webinar by the authors of the material, "Demos with Positive Impact" (" target=״_blank״>http://www.merlot.org/merlot/viewMaterial.htm?id=80956) as part of the MERLOT Classics Series on Elluminate. It is a good opportunity to explore the site from the authors' eyes and to gain insight into how they use it in classes.It would be good for a faculty development workshop or for individual enjoyment.Statistics Explained
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Here is a great site for statistical analysis. There are colorful presentations and explanations in "suggested learning order" from "Population" and "Histogram" to "Chi Square" and "ANOVA״. There are also alphabetical listings from "Alpha" to "Z-Score״. This is a great way to review material.Lesson 5 - Polynomials
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This lesson received an honorable mention in the 2014 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge.'We have seen quadratic functions which are either concave up or concave down, but we may need more flexibility than that. In this section we are going to discuss higher orderpolynomial functions and models. Linear functions are actually a first order polynomial and quadratics are a second order polynomial.'MAT 155 Statistical Analysis - What's the Message?
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This lesson received an honorable mention in the 2014 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge.'Have you ever wondered if we're really alone in the universe? Would we even recognize a message from someone from outer space if we received one?Well, some scientists have pondered those very questions, and through their research, they have accumulated some interesting findings. In this lesson, you'll "meet" one such scientist and learn how he thinks we just might be able to tell if "someone out there" is trying to communicate with us.When you finish the lesson, you will have:explained the process to follow to determine if linguistic information is being communicated in a packet of signals.constructed a frequency distribution of the most occurring signal in a packet of signals.reported the number of occurrences of the most occurring signal in a given packet in both absolute and relative terms.decided, based on quantitative evidence, whether a packet of signals is gibberish or is conveying knowledge.stated assumptions made regarding Information Theory or the process of applying Information Theory.summarized the evidence used to determine whether a packet of signals is gibberish or is conveying knowledge.'Section 3 - Introduction to Linear Functions
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This lesson won an honorable mention in the 2014 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge.This lesson is an introduction to linear functions. Topics included are: Topic 1: Definitions of Relations and FunctionsTopic 2: Domain and Range of FunctionsTopic 3: Vertical Line TestTopic 4: Function NotationThe Joy of Stats
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Hans Rosling says there’s nothing boring about stats, and then goes on to prove it. A one-hour long documentary produced by Wingspan Productions and broadcast by BBC, 2010. Professor Rosling provides a very enthusiastic talk about the importance of statistics in the world.The Math Dude Quick and Dirty Tips to Make Math Easier
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This site provides links to 109 podcasts.'The Math Dude makes understanding math easier and more fun than your teachers ever led you to believe was possible. Host Jason Marshall provides clear explanations of math terms and principles, and his simple tricks for solving basic algebra problems will have even the most mathphobic people looking forward to working out whatever math problem comes their way. If you're getting ready to take the SAT, GRE, or any of the other standardized tests; or if you're going back to school and need to brush up on the basics, the Math Dude's Quick and Dirty Tips to Make Math Easier will strengthen your fundamental skills, help you better understand the language of math, and succeed when it comes to taking a test. And if you just want to calculate the tip without using your iPhone and impress all your friends, his tips and tricks are for you too.'According to one user, 'I find this series very useful for students who need a different way to think about Math. The visual that is described and repetition of examples during the podcast are extremely helpful and go beyond memorization.'Video Lectures Regarding Chance Probability
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This is a series of video lectures featuring a diverse group of speakers with a range of topics. The videos require Real Player to run. Topics include Risk, Weather Forecasting, Stock Market Evaluation, Polls, etc. Don't miss the one on DNA Fingerprinting that discusses the statistics used in the O.J. Simpson case. At the end of the list are audio recordings from various NPR programs that discuss chance and include "Car Talk."