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This site "provides an eclectic mix of sound, science, and Incan history in order to raise students' interest in... see more

Illustrates relationships between angles.

A collection of very interactive tools and games for teaching precalculus

Visually generates conics as locii of perpendicular bisectors.

A collection of JavaSketchpad activities for investigating a varietey of geometric concepts.

A collection of links to sites that discuss famous curves, as well as a wealth of other mathematical topics. Most are a... see more

This site offers real player streaming videos of Pre-Calculus and Analytic Geometry concepts such as: equations and... see more

A collection of .wmv video tutorials to help you use GeoGebra ( http://www.geogebra.org ) to create static images and... see more

Visualization of different models of curves in computer graphics, while requiring learners to construct specific shapes... see more

This site provides several activities involving space exploration that fit into the Precalculus Curriculum.  The... see more

This interactive, applet-based site steps the student through the process of identifying an equation as an ellipse or... see more

This interactive, applet-based site steps the student through the process of identifying an equation as an ellipse or... see more

Illustrates an isosceles triangle theorem.

This site provides a very nice animation of a generalized cycloid curve with several adjustable parameters.

By means of three spin buttons, the user specifies the parameters of a parabola: the quadratic- and linear-term... see more

By means of four spin buttons, the user specifies the directrix, the focus and the eccentricity for a conic section; an... see more

Contains Preparation to Mathematics Placement Tests.

Distribution property of vector multiplication

Reuleaux Triangle is an example of a constant width shape other than the circle. The applet illustrates its ability to... see more

Illustrates geometrical relationships between the sides of related triangles.

Illustrates a theorem using the Pythagoras diagram but yielding a surprising triangle.

This calculator computes the angles of a triangle given 3 sides.

Gives the lengths of altitude and median along with radii of incircle and circumcircle.

POVRay (http://www.povray.org) is a free, open-source 3-d raytracing program. Friedrich Lohmuller has developed a set of... see more