MATH ON THE WEB

MATH SITES AND SOME FUN MATH PUZZLES AND GAMES

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When will I use math?

When are you ever going to use this stuff anyway? What kind of jobs, other than being a math teacher, require a knowledge of math? Do jobs that use math pay very much? This site lists careers that require a strong math background along with average salaries for those careers. There is a really great article on how to succeed in math too!

Wolfram Alpha

The most useful free math web site on the web.

Tower of Hanoi

Try to solve the famous Tower of Hanoi puzzle for your choice of two to eight disks. Drag the disks with your mouse in this FUN Java applet!

Breaking Chocolate Bars

Given a rectangular chocolate bar made up of small squares, how many breaks will it take to completely divide the bar into the small squares? Use this nice Java simulation to find the simple pattern.

Euclids Elements

The complete text of Euclid's Elements. All of the figures are illustrated using java applets. You can manipulate each figure by dragging points with your mouse.

Interactive Venn Diagrams

Find crazy set notation representations for ANY Venn Diagram with two or three sets.

 

INTERACTIVE ALGEBRA WEB SITES

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Online Matrix Calculator

Find the determinant, inverse, eigenvalues/eigenvectors and more of a matrix. NICE!

MATH IN ART AND MUSIC

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Music in Numbers

Uses binary numbers to create fractal music. Listen to examples, compose on line, or download the program and compose your own fractal music at home. NICE!

BIG BIG NUMBERS

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Largest Known Primes

A prime resource for information about prime numbers.

Googolplex

Can your computer print out a googolplex?

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