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This is a stand alone instructional resource to teach students about the order of operations in mathematics. It can be... see more

Explore the relationship between two shapes as the scale factor changes.

Learners follow step-by-step instructions for dividing algebraic fractions. They begin by reducing the fractions to their... see more

This is a simple illustration of the principle of least squares.   The learner has to fit a line to three data points by... see more

Demonstrates how a simple (no leak) solution can be adapted to solve more complex problems in which there is a bottom... see more

Includes problems in which one person catches another by traveling at a constant speed or a constant acceleration.... see more

Illustrates how the same equation applies across a variety of problems that differ in story content. Shows different... see more

Uses average speed as an example of a weighted average problem. Multiple representations illustrate the constraint that... see more

Requires estimating and adjusting parameters to improve goodness-of-fit of linear and exponential models of population... see more

Emphasizes the distinction between simple and compound interest as examples of linear and exponential growth. Application... see more

Presents two concepts that are fundamental to calculus (area under a curve and a tangent to a curve) within a scientific... see more

This site has an intriguingly facinating visuals and motion graphics that fully illustrate fractals and chaos theory in... see more

This site provides a rich environment to visualize and explore a variety of mathematical objects and includes Java... see more

Probability plotter and calculator allows students to explore different distributions and their relationships. ... see more

Demonstrates through object manipulation that proportional reasoning applies to perimeter but does not apply to areas and... see more

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

This is a collection of animations that interactively demonstrates 2D and 3D parametric curves, the tangent and normal... see more

This is a collection of animations that interactively demonstrate the appearance of surfaces and solids of revolution and... see more

Möbius Transformations Revealed is a short video by Douglas Arnold and Jonathan Rogness which depicts the beauty of... see more

This set of animations depicts the domain and range in a number of piece-wise functions. The animated gifs play in a... see more

This site consists of a gallery of demos for illustrating selected families of polynomials and rational functions. These... see more

This is a game with the same rules as "Frogger" but one must jump on the log that is equivalent (using the rules of... see more

A clear, graphical walk-through of Euclid's "Elements", books I-IV. The site also includes explanations of the... see more

The Wolfram Demonstrations Project--3D Graphics is an open-code resource that uses dynamic computation to illuminate... see more