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-1-1Larry Green's Applet Page
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<p>Contains dozens of interactive tutorials and discovery exercises for beginning, intermediate, and college algebra.</p>Sat, 27 Jul 2002 07:00:00 GMTLarry Green Lake Tahoe Community CollegeCut-the-Knot!
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<p>This site is the parent site of an extensive collection of interactive mathematics authored by Alexander Bogomolny and includes an interactive monthly column . The content is accessible to the casual reader but offers much depth along with links to other high-quality resources. Altogether, this site is a mathematician's delight.</p>Tue, 26 Nov 2002 08:00:00 GMTAlexander Bogomolny Cut-the-knot.comMacTutor History of Mathematics Archive
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<p>An award-winning site concerning the history of mathematics. In-depth coverage of numerous people, topics, mathematical curves, and more. Extensively cross-linked; powerful search engine. Rich and growing source of materials.</p>Thu, 19 Apr 2001 07:00:00 GMTDr. John O'Connor, Prof. Edmund Robertson University of St. Andrews, ScotlandRice Virtual Lab in Statistics
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<p>Online statistics open textbook and additional resources to assist students in understanding of statistics. Topics covered include Analysis of Variance, Boxplot, Confidence interval, Contrast among means, Correlated t-test, Correlation, Histogram, Independent groups t-test, Regression, Repeated measures ANOVA, and t-test. <br />The applets in the simulations, demonstrations, an d caste studiesare in the public domain and can therefore be used without restriction. Simulations and demonstrations and source code are available for download. </p>Sun, 06 Apr 2003 08:00:00 GMTDavid Lane Rice UniversityInteractive Mathematics--Probability
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This site contains an extensive collection of java applets involving probability miscellany and puzzles. Written by Alexander Bogomolny, these applets are designed to engage the reader in interactive investigations. Background material is provided and the site serves as an excellent educational resource.Wed, 09 Apr 2003 07:00:00 GMTAlexander BogomolnyThe Math Forum - Internet Mathematics Library
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<p>A huge list of resources in various topics of mathematics and math education.</p>Tue, 08 Aug 2000 07:00:00 GMTThe Math Forum Swarthmore CollegeKhan Academy
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<p>Thousands of FREE, short, online videos that are focused on explaining and modeling the learning of specific topics in math (basic arithmetic and math to calculus), statistics, biology, physics, chemistry, finance, and other topics. The topics cover K-12 levels and higher education. The simple and clear presented information enables learners to see and review the topics and how to solve the problems at their pace with as much practice as they wish. In particular there are over a thousand videos just for mathematics. The site also contains a handful of interactive mathematics learning objects that are of the drill and practice type.</p>Sat, 07 Mar 2009 01:48:47 GMTSalman Khan; Salman Khan The Khan AcademyBiographies of Mathematicians
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Biographical sketches of mathematicians ordered by name of date. Also a list of female mathematicians.Sun, 17 Oct 2004 07:00:00 GMTSchool of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St. Andrews, ScotlandDave's Math Tables
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Dave's Math Tables is an excellent mathematical resource. The mathematical reference tables include General Math, Algebra, Geometry, Odds and Ends, Trigonometry, Calculus, Statistics, and Advanced Topics. In addition, the site features an interactive area for posting and answering mathematical questions and a list of related Internet resources. This site is also available in Spanish, and an English-Spanish math dictionary is provided."Mon, 22 Feb 1999 08:00:00 GMTDavid ManuraFinite Mathematics
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Mathematics by Stefan Waner and Steven R. Costenoble. However, as the authors explain on </font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">their home page, this material is pertinent and freely available to anyone studying in this </font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">subject area. Of particular interest will be the online tutorials, interactive quizzes and </font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">exercises, and various Java, Javascript, and Excel spreadsheet utilities. The following </font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">chapter headings indicate the topics covered: Linear Functions and Models, Systems of </font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Linear Equations and Matrices, Matrix Algebra, Linear Programming, Mathematics of Finance, </font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Sets and Counting, Probability, Statistics, Markov Systems, Game Theory. There is also a </font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">review of Algebra. </font></p>Mon, 16 Oct 2006 15:56:28 GMTSteven R. Costenoble; Stefan Waner Hofstra University; Hofstra UniversityHistory of Mathematics
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History of mathematics with separate articles for subject area and cultural background.Sun, 17 Oct 2004 07:00:00 GMTSchool of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St. Andrews, ScotlandThales of Miletus
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<p>Biography of Thales of Miletus (624BC-547BC)</p>Mon, 22 Jan 2001 08:00:00 GMTJohn J O'Connor School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, ScotlandWolfram Precalculus Course Assistant App for iOS
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<p>'Taking precalculus? Then you need the Wolfram Precalculus Course Assistant. This definitive app for precalculus--from the world leader in math software--will help you work through your homework problems, ace your tests, and learn calculus concepts. Forget canned examples! The Wolfram Precalculus Course Assistant solves your specific precalculus problems on the fly, including solving equations, vector arithmetic, statistics, and much more.<br /><br />This app covers the following topics applicable to precalculus and trigonometry:<br /><br />- Evaluate any numeric expression or substitute a value for a variable<br />- Solve a single equation or a system of equations<br />- Plot functions on the x-y plane or draw a parametric or polar plot<br />- Determine the sine, cosine, and tangent of a specific angle in a right triangle<br />- Simplify, expand, or factor trigonometric functions<br />- Find the partial fraction decomposition of an expression<br />- Calculate the dot product, cross product, and magnitude of two vectors<br />- Identify the mean, median, mode, and standard deviation of a set of data<br />- Calculate permutations and combinations<br /><br />The Wolfram Precalculus Course Assistant is powered by the Wolfram|Alpha computational knowledge engine and is created by Wolfram Research, makers of Mathematica—the world's leading software system for mathematical research and education.'</p><p>This app costs $1.99</p>Wed, 28 Nov 2012 22:13:45 GMTWolfram Alpha LLCWorld of Mathematics--Probability & Statistics
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This is a sub-page of the large and comprehensive Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics site which is separately reviewed elsewhere on MERLOT. At the time of review this probability and statistics area listed 19 subtopics including Bayesian analysis, descriptive statistics, probability, random numbers, random walks, and statistical tests. Approximately 350 separate items on probability and statistics were included.Mon, 22 Apr 2002 07:00:00 GMTEric Weisstein Wolfram Research, Inc.Mathematics Tutorials and Problems (with applets)
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<p>Quoted from the site: [This site contains...] "Free mathematics tutorials to help you explore and gain deep understanding of math topics." The math topics covered include 1) Precalculus Tutorials 2) Calculus Tutorials and Problems 3) Geometry Tutorials and Problems 3) Trigonometry Tutorials and Problems for Self Tests 4) Elementary statistics and probability tutorials 5) Applications of mathematics in physics and engineering. And much more, including many applets.</p>Fri, 20 Jun 2008 19:09:37 GMTkader dendaneLinear Functions
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<p>This applet is a web based lab that explores the properties of linear functions. It is one in a series of other precalculus labs by the same author. The directions for using Graph Explorer are contained in the Cartesian Coordinates applet.</p>Fri, 23 Sep 2005 07:00:00 GMTAlan Cooper Langara College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, 100 W 49th Ave, Vancouver BC, Canada V5Y2Z6Exponential Functions and the Number e
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<p>This applet is a web based lab that explores the properties of exponential functions and ways to define the number e. It is one in a series of other precalculus labs by the same author. The directions for using Graph Explorer are contained in the Cartesian Coordinates applet.</p>Fri, 23 Sep 2005 07:00:00 GMTAlan Cooper Langara College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, 100 W 49th Ave, Vancouver BC, Canada V5Y2Z6Probability/Statistics Object Library
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The Probability/Statistics Object Library is a virtual library of objects for use by teachers and students of probability and statistics. The library contains objects of two basic types, applets and components.<br/><br/>An applet is a small, self-contained program that runs in a web page. Applets are intended to illustrate concepts and techniques in an interactive, dynamic way. A teacher or student can download an applet, drop it in a web page, and then add other elements of her own choice (such as expository text, data sets, and graphics). The applets in the library contain essentially no mathematical theory and thus can be used by students at various levels. The applets are intended to be small "micro worlds" where students can run virtual versions of random experiments and play virtual versions of statistical games.<br/><br/>Components are the building blocks of applets and of other components. The Java objects are of three basic types: virtual versions of physical objects, such as coins, dice, cards, and sampling objects; <br/>virtual versions of mathematical objects, such as probability distributions, data structures, and random variables; user-interface objects such as custom graphs and tables. <br/>The Java objects can be used by teachers and students with some programming experience to create custom applets or components without having to program every detail from scratch, and thus in a fraction of the usual time. In addition, the components are extensively documented through a formal object model that specifies how the components relate to each other.<br/><br/>Each object can be downloaded as a Java "bean" that includes all class and resource files needed for the object. An object in the form of a Java bean can be dropped into a builder tool (such as JBuilder or Visual Cafe) to expose the properties and methods of the object. Each object can also be downloaded in the form of a zip file that includes the source files and resource files for the object.Tue, 25 Mar 2003 08:00:00 GMTKyle Siegrist Univeristy of Alabama in HuntsvilleQuadratic Functions
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<p>This applet is a web based lab that explores the properties of quadratic functions. It is one in a series of other precalculus labs by the same author. The directions for using Graph Explorer are contained in the Cartesian Coordinates applet.</p>Fri, 23 Sep 2005 07:00:00 GMTAlan Cooper Langara College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, 100 W 49th Ave, Vancouver BC, Canada V5Y2Z6Cartesian Coordinates
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<p>This applet is a web based lab that explores the properties of cartesian coordinates. It is one in a series of other precalculus labs by the same author. The directions for using Graph Explorer are contained in the Cartesian Coordinates applet.</p>Fri, 23 Sep 2005 07:00:00 GMTAlan Cooper Langara College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, 100 W 49th Ave, Vancouver BC, Canada V5Y2Z614.451 Dynamic Optimization Methods with Applications (MIT)
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This course focuses on dynamic optimization methods, both in discrete and in continuous time. We approach these problems from a dynamic programming and optimal control perspective. We also study the dynamic systems that come from the solutions to these problems. The course will illustrate how these techniques are useful in various applications, drawing on many economic examples. However, the focus will remain on gaining a general command of the tools so that they can be applied later in other classes.Thu, 07 Aug 2014 00:17:00 GMTProf. Guido Lorenzoni15.097 Prediction: Machine Learning and Statistics (MIT)
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Prediction is at the heart of almost every scientific discipline, and the study of generalization (that is, prediction) from data is the central topic of machine learning and statistics, and more generally, data mining. Machine learning and statistical methods are used throughout the scientific world for their use in handling the "information overload" that characterizes our current digital age. Machine learning developed from the artificial intelligence community, mainly within the last 30 years, at the same time that statistics has made major advances due to the availability of modern computing. However, parts of these two fields aim at the same goal, that is, of prediction from data. This course provides a selection of the most important topics from both of these subjects.Thu, 07 Aug 2014 00:14:44 GMTProf. Cynthia Rudin18.S997 Introduction To MATLAB Programming (MIT)
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This course is intended to assist undergraduates with learning the basics of programming in general and programming MATLAB® in particular.Thu, 07 Aug 2014 00:00:35 GMTYossi Farjoun6.042J Mathematics for Computer Science (MIT)
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This subject offers an introduction to Discrete Mathematics oriented toward Computer Science and Engineering. The subject coverage divides roughly into thirds: Fundamental concepts of mathematics: definitions, proofs, sets, functions, relations. Discrete structures: graphs, state machines, modular arithmetic, counting. Discrete probability theory. On completion of 6.042, students will be able to explain and apply the basic methods of discrete (noncontinuous) mathematics in Computer Science. They will be able to use these methods in subsequent courses in the design and analysis of algorithms, computability theory, software engineering, and computer systems.Thu, 07 Aug 2014 00:07:08 GMTProf. Albert R. Meyer