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Interactive exporation of famous curves in the history of Math

Draws fractals and Mandelbrot sets.

An overview of the life and accomplishments of Galileo

A site regarding Geometry, Triangle Tilings and Symmetry and Tiling

An exploration of the influence of geometry in art and architecture. Thorough coverage extends from early Greek and... see more

History of mathematics with separate articles for subject area and cultural background.

In collaboration with NEIRTEC (Northeast and the Islands Regional Technology in Education Consortium) this online... see more

Solve or watch being solved the Josephus Flavius problem. Count heads in order to survive

A very large collection of applets by various authors.

Simulation of the puzzle presented at: http://forum.swarthmore.edu/activities/octactivity.html

Manipula Math - Miscellaneous is a collection of 39 applets that are not included in the various Manipula Math... see more

Video provides a basic introduction to the Golden Ratio. 

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

Activites and information for each day of the calendar month.

This applet allows the user to explore the patterns in Pascal's Triangle using multiples of 2, 3, 4, primes and 1(mod 3).

Large collection of scientific resources about statistics (descriptive statistics, testing, and continuous... see more

Information on the life and accomplishments of Sir Isaac Newton

Biography of Thales of Miletus (624BC-547BC)

This is the May 2001 version of Alexander Bogomolny's "Cut The Knot!" column. It discusses the game of Nim and variants.... see more

The abacus is an ancient tool used for counting, with theRussian version being specifically designed for counting rubles... see more

A site for tiling from the historical and mathematical viewpoint. Hundreds of tiling images grouped and classified by... see more

Simulates the Traffic Jam game described at http://forum.swarthmore.edu/activities/septactivity.html