Here is a collection of interesting links. These include links
for mathematics societies, mathematics conferences, educational resources,
fun sites, and helpful links to information on the Framingham State
University site. As with the other pages on my site, I will be updating
and making changes. If you find an interesting site that you think
that I might like, please let me know -- I might even post a link to the
site on this page.
Here are some links for mathematics
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Here are some links for some GREAT sites.
- Are you wondering why one should study Mathematics?
Well, check out the
Profiles page on the MAA
web site. These essays contain a variety of answers to
the question "Why should I study math?".
- If you find yourself asking "When will I use
math?" then you may enjoy visiting
In addition to information regarding how mathematics is used in
careers, the site has an interesting
Math in Real Life page, some fun
Math Tidbits, a
Succeed in Math page, and
Resources for Teachers.
- Are you wondering about the meaning of some mathematics
terminology that you have heard during a class or read in a
textbook? Why not check out some of these on-line
- You may enjoy sites for some of University of
Mathematics Project -- "a maths education and outreach
initiative for ages 3 to 19 and the general public"
enriching mathematics site -- "The NRICH Project aims to
enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners."
Magazine -- an online magazine whose goal is "to introduce
readers to the beauty and the practical applications of
- Be sure to check out how Tom Banchoff
combines mathematics and computer graphics into electronic
artwork on his
- Check out the Institute
of Mathematics and Its Applications as well as its
Math Careers page.
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- Harvey Mudd College Mathematics
department maintains the Mudd
Math Fun Facts site. You
can check out fun facts in a variety of areas including
Algebra, Calculus/Analysis, Combinatorics, Geometry, Number
Theory, and Topology. If you have a fun fact that you
would like to share, check out the submissions guidelines for
is a very colorful site that contains many interesting,
amusing, and useful resources.
- The School of Mathematics and Statistics
at the University of St. Andrews-Scotland maintains the MacTutor
History of Mathematics archive.
You can check out the biographies index, the famous curves
index, examine the history topics index, read about the
Mathematicians of the day, as well as search the archive for a
topic or mathematician of interest to you.
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- If you like the MacTutor History of
Mathematics archive, you may enjoy these history of
mathematics web sites as well:
- You may enjoy Luke Mastin's site
The Story of Mathematics
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- You may enjoy the Furman University Mathematical
- You may enjoy reading about
Mathematics Problems of David Hilbert as well as read the
text of the lecture that Hilbert gave before the International
Congress of Mathematicians in Paris in 1900 in which he posed
Mathematical Problems; you may enjoy reading the
original text of
Mathematische Probleme, in German, as well as
reading the problems and some
related references and links. Articles about Hilbert's
- You might also enjoy checking out these
Math Forum You
may enjoy the Ask Dr. Math!
- Read about
in Mathematics on the site
sponsored and maintained by the Committee on Women in
Mathematics of the Canadian Mathematical Society.
Resources include biographies of women in mathematics,
information on educational issues of girls and women in
mathematics, information about books/articles and
organizations for women in mathematics, and a variety of
links. Be sure to check out the Association
for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
site as well! Using this link you will go directly
to the Links for Biographies page on the AWM site.
Goodies provides resources
for students, teacher, and parents.
With Positive Impact David
R. Hill and Lila F. Roberts have set up a site at which
you can find out about a variety of great classroom
demonstrations. If you have a demo that you would
like to share, why not submit it!
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- If you are interested in some unsolved
problems, why not check out
Unsolved Problems, a list of
unsolved math problems maintained by the makers of Mathcad,
MathSoft Engineering and Education, Inc..
MathSoft maintains a list of
unsolved problems on other sites as well.
- If you are looking for a wonderful online
tool for visualizing and exploring multivariable calculus then
you should check out Paul Seeburger's
CalcPlot3D. You can read about the capabilities of
CalcPlot3D at Paul's
Monroe Community College site as well as on the
MAA website; each provide access to a variety of examples
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- If you are
interested in getting information on using Maple and/or
examples of Maple projects, tutorials, and worksheets then
check out these sites.
- Of course, if you have Maple, you should
check out the program introduction and tutorial. These
are very helpful, and you can save the tutorial worksheets
(containing your coding experiments) to new file names for
I will be posting more
Please let me know if you find an interesting site.