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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 CollegeSymbolab Math Solver
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<p>This site allows the user to enter in a wide variety of math problems. The computer solves the problem and shows the relevant steps. It have a user friendly math equation editor and an abundance of examples.</p>Mon, 29 Feb 2016 03:30:29 GMTGraphing the line y = mx + b
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This learning object gives the student the equation y = mx + b and first asks the student to move the line to the correct y-intercept and then rotate for the correct slopeTue, 26 Oct 2004 07:00:00 GMTLarry Green Lake Tahoe Community CollegeHippocampus Calculus I
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<p>The goal of HippoCampus Calculus 1 is to provide high-quality, multimedia content on calculus to high school and college students free of charge. HippoCampus was designed as part of Open Education Resources (OER), a worldwide effort to improve access to quality education for everyone. The calculus site contains over 50 interactive videos that comprehensively present a first semester course in calculus.</p>Tue, 16 Feb 2010 03:47:03 GMTJessica Hernon CSU FresnoStatcato
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<p>Statcato is an open source Java based software for elementary statistics. It includes just about every chart, statistics, confidence interval, and hypothesis test that is used in the standard elementary statistics course.</p>Mon, 08 Apr 2013 03:19:23 GMTMargaret Yau Mount San Antonio CollegeMath Scoop
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<p>This site contains some topic in Calculus and Pre-Calculus including interactive explorations such as an animation tool to discover the tangent line from the secant line. </p>Mon, 02 Nov 2015 01:49:26 GMTTutorials for the Calculus Phobe
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This page has several multimedia lessons on limits, continuity and derivatives. Each lesson asks the student to attempt a sample problem.Fri, 08 Oct 2004 07:00:00 GMTMichael Kelly Calculus-Help.ComAn Introduction to Lagrange Multipliers
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<p>This is an exploration of Lagrange Multipliers that includes the definitions, applications, and motivation behind Lagrange Multipliers. Included in the page are two videos on the topic.</p>Fri, 26 May 2017 18:33:46 GMTSteuard Jensen Alma CollegeCatalog of Mathematics Applications Found in Non-Mathematics Courses
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<p>This site contains a catalogue of video clips from course lectures outside of mathematics that use mathematics. The following are given: the math being used in the video, the link to the video clip, the time segment within the lecture that contains that mathematics application, the university where the course was taught, the course title, the name of the professor, and a brief description of the content and how it might be used in the relevant mathematics course. The site is indexed by mathematics application with four main categories: Statistics, Algebra and Pre-Calculus, First Year Calculus, and Second Year Calculus. The site is meant for mathematics instructors who want to show their students how mathematics is used. Students will get an authentic demonstration on where they will be seeing the math in their other classes.</p>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 15:31:07 GMTLarry Green Lake Tahoe Community CollegeDr. Vogel's Gallery of Calculus Pathologies
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<p>This is a collection of examples that demonstrate the subtleties the come with the definitions from calculus.</p>Fri, 26 May 2017 17:12:33 GMTTom VogelEat or Be Eaten Equation of a Line
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This is a game that asks for the equation of the line that connects a bird to its nest. It has two levels: the first involving only integers and the second may involve fractionsWed, 06 Feb 2008 01:09:48 GMTLarry Green Lake Tahoe Community CollegeExploring Space Through Math
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<p>This site provides several activities involving space exploration that fit into the mathematics curriculum. There is a separate page for each of: Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 and Pre-Calculus. For each course there are several topics that are included. For each of these, the site contains a reading on the highlighted NASA project, a student worksheet that contains questions that ask students to apply the mathematics to the NASA project, and an instructor guide complete with teaching suggestions and an answer sheet.</p>Sun, 10 Apr 2016 00:44:30 GMTNASAExploring Space Through Math Geometry Series
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<p>This site provides several activities involving space exploration that fit into the geometry curriculum. Students are asked to read about the space exploration related application and then answer several questions that require geometry in order to successfully answer them. They study geometry while they also learn about the International Space Station, the future lunar lander, and other NASA projects.</p>Sun, 10 Apr 2016 01:14:14 GMTNASAExploring Space Through Math: Algebra 2
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<p>This site provides several activities involving space exploration that fit into the Algebra 2 Curriculum. The mathematics that is used includes using algebraic equations to model space exploration work such as the lighting in the International Space Station and communication on a future lunar outpost. Students are asked to read about the space exploration related application and then answer several questions that require these algebraic topics in order to successfully answer them.</p>Sun, 10 Apr 2016 00:54:53 GMTNASAExploring Space Through Math: Precalculus Series
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<p>This site provides several activities involving space exploration that fit into the Precalculus Curriculum. The mathematics that is used includes using trigonometry to manipulate a robotic arm in space, modeling projectile motion, using spherical coordinates to track the ISS, investigating the elliptical orbits of rondevous to the ISS, and several other applications to NASA activities. Students are asked to read about the space exploration related application and then answer several questions that require these pre-calculus topics in order to successfully answer them.</p>Sun, 10 Apr 2016 00:54:53 GMTNASAGraphing an Anti-Derivative of a Function
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<p>This is an activity that provides the student with the graph of the derivative of a function and asks the student to use the mouse to sketch the graph of the original function that passes through the origin.</p>Fri, 16 Dec 2005 08:00:00 GMTLarry Green Lake Tahoe Community CollegeGraphing the Derivative of a Function
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<p>This is an activity that provides the student with the graph of a function and asks the student to use the mouse to sketch the graph of the derivative.</p>Fri, 16 Dec 2005 08:00:00 GMTLarry Green Lake Tahoe Community CollegeInteractive Newton's Method Visualization
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<p>This is an interactive activity where you can type in any function and have the computer use Newton's Method to find the root. It animates the tangent line being drawn to the x-axis, then back up to the curve and the draws the next tangent line. It also shows the guess at each iteration of Newton's Method.</p>Fri, 27 Nov 2015 19:21:43 GMTLarry Green Lake Tahoe Community CollegeLarry Green's Calculus Videos
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<p>This is a collection of 339 videos that work out typical exercises that first, second and third semester calculus students are asked to solve. The lengths of the videos range from a couple of minutes to up to seven minute depending on the complexity of the exercise. They are all closed captioned, and graphs and other diagrams accompany the words and equations when applicable.</p>Sun, 11 Apr 2010 06:37:08 GMTLarry Green Lake Tahoe Community CollegeLarry Green's Videos for Elementary Statistics and Probability
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<p>This site contains videos of example of most types of exercises that students will encounter in an elementary statistics and probability course. These 2 to 7 minute videos are voiced over Power Point presentations. All have closed captioning. The videos are meant to supplement a statistics course. They contain examples of homework type problems only and do not attempt to present any theory or explanations of the underlying concepts. It is assumed that the viewer will obtain the theory, tables, and formulas from other resources such as their textbook, instructor's lecture, or <a title="Lecture Notes for Elementary Statistics and Probability" href="http://www.ltcconline.net/greenl/courses/201/201.htm" target="_blank">online lecture notes</a>.</p>Fri, 07 Aug 2009 18:37:48 GMTLarry Green Lake Tahoe Community CollegeLinear Second Order Differential Equations Slope Field and Solver
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<p>This tool allows the user to input a second order ordinary differential equation with constant coefficients along with an initial velocity. It will then plot the direction field. If the user either clicks on a point or puts in an initial position, it will display the solution both graphically and analytically. It can handle quadratic, exponential, sin, and cos forcing functions.</p>Tue, 02 May 2017 15:50:02 GMTLarry Green Lake Tahoe Community CollegeLogger
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This is a game with the same rules as "Frogger" but one must jump on the log that is equivalent (using the rules of logarithms) to the equation given at the top of the page.Wed, 06 Feb 2008 17:48:26 GMTLarry Green Lake Tahoe Community CollegePascGalois Project
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<p>This site hosts software that allows for the visualizatoin of finite groups using Pascal's Triangle. The software is supported by dozens of labs that introduce the students to the relationship between groups and Pascal's Triangle, and assist them in a visual exploration of groups, subgroups, cosets, and other aspects of groups.</p>Sun, 01 Mar 2009 18:48:20 GMTKathleen Shannon; Tyler Evans; Don Spickler; Mike Bardzell; Jennifer Bergner Salisbury University; Humbodt State University; Salisbury University; Salisbury University; Salisbury UniversityDerivative Calculator With Steps
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<p>This calculator allows you to check your solutions to calculus exercises. It helps you practice by showing you the full working (step by step differentiation).</p>
<p>The Derivative Calculator supports computing first, second, …, fifth derivatives as well as differentiating functions with many variables (partial derivatives), implicit differentiation and calculating roots/zeros. You can also check your answers! Interactive graphs/plots help visualize and better understand the functions.</p>Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:49:12 GMTDAVID SCHERFGEN