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National Curve Bank

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

Graphing the Ellipse and Hyperbola... Graphing the Ellipse and Hyperbola (Center not at Origin)

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

Graphing the Ellipse and Hyperbola... Graphing the Ellipse and Hyperbola (Center at Origin)

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

Comparing Fractions

This applet presents a variety of visual fraction comparison exercises. It is part of the National Library of Virtual... see more

Fraction Model Applet

This applet is part of the NCTM's Interactive Math Tools.

Least Common Denominator

Least Common Denominator presents a timed game that requires students to rename pairs of fractions in a common... see more

Fraction Game Tool

This applet allows students to individually practice working with relationships among fractions and ways of combining... see more

Triangle Given 3 Sides

This site allows the user to specify triangle side lengths, then draws the triangle and computes its angles.

Triangle Given 2 Sides and the... Triangle Given 2 Sides and the Included Angle

This site allows the user to specify two triangle side lengths and the included angle, then draws the triangle and... see more

The Standard and General Form of a... The Standard and General Form of a Parabola

This applet requires the user to obtain the standard and general form of a parabola from its graph.

Grapher

Grapher allows the user to enter a function of a single variable with up to three parameters, then vary the parameter... see more

Exponent Rules

This site generates problems that test students' understanding of exponent rules. Hints and feedback are available

A fraction-operations variation on the game "Concentration".

Congruence of Triangles

This manipulative allows you to construct two triangles from various combinations of sides and angles, then manipulate... see more

Population Changes in a Trout Pond

This site is part of the NCTM's Student i-Math Investigations website. It uses algebra and discrete mathematics to... see more

Finding the Domain of a Function

This applet guides the user through the process of finding the domain of a function. Hints and feedback are plentiful and... see more

Practice Arithmetic

An applet that continuously generates new arithemetic problems and keeps track of the number solved correctly in a... see more

The Regression Line

This site is part of the NCTM's Student i-Math Investigations website. It introduces the regression line and incorporates... see more

Fractal Geometry

This is a glossary of fractals including dozens of examples that are fully explained.

Brazil Fractal Builder

Brazil is a freely downloadable executable program that uses iterated function systems to create fractals. The graphical... see more

Box Dimension

Box Dimension is a Java-applet based page that allows students to compute box-counting dimensions for a variety of... see more

Maths Online - Gallery

This is a subpage of the Maths Online collection of interactive material at the lower division college mathematics level.... see more

Normal Approximation to the Binomial... Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution

This Java applet demonstrates the use of a normal distribution to approximate a binomial distribution. Correction for... see more

Distribution and Quantile Functions

This resource introduces distribution functions and their basic properties, relation to denstiy functions, reliability,... see more