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A large searchable collection of excellent math resources,
from math news to teaching resources. The Math Forum is the
home of Ask Dr. Math, an online math question-and-answer service
What is an abacus? What did Euclid discover? Find answers
to these and other questions with this browsable math encyclopedia.
How accurate is polling? Find out about statistics concepts
through the case study of a fictional election.
NOVA Online: The Proof
Explore mathematicians' efforts to crack Fermat's Last Theorem,
a supposedly unsolvable equation.
e-Math: The Web Site of the American
News, publications, careers and conference information, and
other resources pertaining to the field of mathematics. Collected
by the American Mathematical Society.
Lesson plans, career resources, homework help, puzzles, and
Curious and Useful Math
Multiplication and division tricks, famous math tales, word
problems, and other curious and useful math oddities.
This is MEGAMathematics!
A project of the Los Alamos National Research Laboratory,
this site has puzzles, a glossary, and special topics on math
concepts such as infinity, graphs, and algorithms.
Absurd Math Interactive
Use your math skills to navigate through this bizarre world,
dodging the thought police as you try to unravel the secrets
of problem solving. A pop-up "mathulator" (calculator)
helps you move from level to level.
The Numeracy Home Page
Links, puzzles, and other numeracy activities for adults designed
to encourage interest in math.
U.S. Census Bureau
A large collection of government statistics and articles on
census controversies, population growth, and demographics.
Don't miss the up-to-the-minute U.S. and world population
The Mathematical Art of M.C. Escher
Explore the art of M.C. Escher, who used math ideas to create
beautifuland seemingly impossibleimages.
The Man Who Makes Sense of Numbers
A Fortune article describing the work of Yale professor
Edward Tufte, whose mission is to improve the way we visually
present data and information.
A Common Book of Pi
Facts, formulas, and articles about pi from a mathematics
The Pi Pages
Everything you ever wanted to know about the number pi: its
history, how many decimal places it's been calculated to,
and much more.
The Pi Trivia Game
Think you know everything there is to know about pi? Try this
trivia game and test your knowledge.
Bank Rate Monitor
This informative site monitors information such as banking
news and average credit card rates and terms.
Bureau International des Poids et
This organization's site (available in French or English)
features metric conversion charts, standards information,
Metric Conversion Card (PDF)
Use this easy chart to convert inches to centimeters, pounds
to kilograms, Fahrenheit to Celsius, and more.
Automobile Leasing: The Art of the
A guide to the terms and concepts of automobile leasing.
Learn how metric and English symbols are used to measure and express mass, length, volume and temperature.
Calculator Plus - Savings
Use a variety of calculators to compute interest on different types of savings accounts.
Archimedes' Revenge: The Joys and
Perils of Mathematics, Paul Hoffman. Ballantine,
Beyond Numeracy: Ruminations of
a Numbers Man, John Allen Paulos. Vintage Books,
The Book of Numbers,
John Horton Conway and Richard K. Guy. Springer Verlag, 1997.
Fermat's Enigma: The Epic Quest
to Solve the World's Greatest Mathematical Problem,
Simon Singh. Bantam, 1998.
Five Equations That Changed the
World: The Power and Poetry of Mathematics, Michael
Guillen. Hyperion, 1996.
Go Figure: Using Math to Answer
Everyday Imponderables, Clint Brookhart. Contemporary
Journey Through Genius: The Great
Theorems of Mathematics, William W. Dunham. Penguin,
The Joy of Pi, David
Blatner. Walker & Co, 1997.
Life by the Numbers,
Keith J. Devlin. Wiley, 1998.
The Magical Maze: Seeing the World
Through Mathematical Eyes, Ian Stewart. Wiley,
The Mathematical Universe: An Alphabetical
Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems and Personalities,
William W. Dunham. Wiley, 1997.
A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper,
John Allen Paulos. Anchor, 1996.
Mathematics: From the Birth of Numbers,
Jan Gullberg and Peter Hilton. W.W. Norton, 1997.
The Number Sense: How the Mind Creates
Mathematics, Stanislas Dehaene. Oxford University
Numbers: The Universal Language,
Denis Guedj. Harry N. Abrams, 1998.
The Penguin Book of Curious and
Interesting Mathematics, David G. Wells. Penguin,
The Visual Display of Quantitative
Information, Edward R. Tufte. Graphics Press, 1992.
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