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MERLOT II


    

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My Math for Liberal Arts II

by Tammy Johnson
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Links used for class

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1.

ABACUS: MYSTERY OF THE BEAD


Added 06/01/2008
This is a very nice resource for anyone interested in using an abacus. While it does not offer an interactive abacus it offers extensive information about the history of the abacus, abacus techniques, advanced abacus techniques, taking care of your abacus, and additional abacus resources.
2.

Abacus


Added 06/01/2008
A brief description of the Chinese abacus and instructions on how to perform the operations of addition, subtraction and multiplication.
3.

ScienceU--Geometry Center


Added 06/01/2008
The Geometry Center contains a variety of appealing material, both textual and visual, including interactive exhibits, simulations, graphics software and a library of reference materials pertaining to geometric tilings and polyhedra
4.

Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section


Added 06/01/2008
This excellent site contains a large and interesting selection of material on Fibonacci Numbers and their myriad related concepts. It includes web and text references to the rich literature of Fibonacci numbers. It also features a variety of images, graphics and animations. Many of the topics include student investigations for NCTM standard type explorations. The content includes standard motivational examples and applications in nature, but also mathematical explanations and puzzle pages. The site has already won several awards.
5.

MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive


Added 06/01/2008
An award-winning site concerning the history of mathematics. In-depth coverage of numerous people, topics, mathematical curves, and more. Extensively cross-linked; powerful search engine. Rich and growing source of materials.
6.

Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section


Added 07/15/2008
Excellent site with large selection of material on the subject.
7.

Rasko Jovanovic's World of Mathematics


Added 07/15/2008
Combination of Fibonacci, Pascal, and the Golden Section +
8.

M.C. Escher


Added 07/15/2008
Everything Escher, the official website packed with information on the man and his works. Extensive collections of his works.
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