# MERLOT Materials

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#### Order of Operations STAIR (Powerpoint... Order of Operations STAIR (Powerpoint Show)

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

#### Scale Factor

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

#### Dividing and Simplifying Algebraic... Dividing and Simplifying Algebraic Fractions

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

#### Least Squares as a square (geogebra... Least Squares as a square (geogebra illustration)

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

#### Animation Tutor - Leaky Tanks... Animation Tutor - Leaky Tanks (college mathematics)

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

#### Animation Tutor - Catch Up (college... Animation Tutor - Catch Up (college mathematics)

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

#### Animation Tutor - Task Completion... Animation Tutor - Task Completion (college mathematics)

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

#### Animation Tutor - Average Speed... Animation Tutor - Average Speed (college mathematics)

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

#### Animation Tutor - Population Growth... Animation Tutor - Population Growth (college mathematics)

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

#### Animation Tutor - Personal Finance... Animation Tutor - Personal Finance (college mathematics)

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

#### Animation Tutor - Chemical Kinetics... Animation Tutor - Chemical Kinetics (college mathematics)

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

#### fractals & chaos

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

#### Virtual Math Museum

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

#### Probability Plotter / Calculator

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

#### Animation Tutor - Dimensional ... Animation Tutor - Dimensional Thinking (college mathematics)

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

#### JavaView Cycloid Curves

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

#### Mathlets: Parametric Curves and... Mathlets: Parametric Curves and Surfaces

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

#### Mathlets: Computing Volumes using... Mathlets: Computing Volumes using Integrals

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

#### Moebius Transformations Revealed

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

#### Domain and Range Visualizations

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

#### Polynomial & Rational Function... Polynomial & Rational Function Gallery

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

#### Logger

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

#### Euclid, "The Elements," Books I-IV

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

#### Wolfram Demonstrations Project--3D... Wolfram Demonstrations Project--3D Graphics

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