## Algebra

- A Math Refresher
- Figure This! Math Challenges for Families
- Figure This: Challenges Index
- Figure This: Math Index
- Math Forum: High School Archive
- Mathematical Atlas: A Gateway to Mathematics
- Mudd Math Fun Facts!
- Project Interactivate Activities
- The Math Forum--Ask Dr. Math
- The Quadratic Equation: It's Hip to Be Squared
- Visual Algebra (Grades 9-12)

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## Geometry

- Apollonius of Perga
- Archimedes Home Page
- Cynthia Lanius' Lessons: A Fractal Lesson
- Doubling the Cube
- Euclid of Alexandria
- Figure This! Math Challenges for Families
- Figure This: Challenges Index
- Figure This: Math Index
- Geometry Online
- Heron of Alexandria
- Hippocrates of Chios
- Hitting the Target: Learning Angles Through Sports (Key Stage 2)
- Math Forum: High School Archive
- Mathematical Atlas: A Gateway to Mathematics
- Pappus
- Project Interactivate Activities
- Pythagoras's Theorem in Babylonian Mathematics
- Squaring the Circle
- The Geometry of War
- The Math Forum--Ask Dr. Math
- Transformational Geometry and Iteration in Cornrow Hairstyles
- Transformational Geometry and Iteration in Mangbetu Art
- Trisecting an Angle
- Visual Geometry
- Visual Geometry (Grades 9-12)

## Mathematicians

- Anthemius of Tralles
- Apastamba
- Archimedes Home Page
- Archytas of Tarentum
- Aryabhata the Elder
- Baudhayana
- Bhaskara I
- Eureka! Mathematical Text Revived!
- Evangelista Torricelli (1608-1647)
- Govindasvami
- Greek Mathematics Index
- Lalla
- Mahavira
- Manava
- Panini
- Prthudakasvami
- Sankara
- Sir Isaac Newton (1643 - 1727)
- The MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive
- Varahamihira

## Statistics

- Agricultural Statistics by State
- Childstats.gov
- Domestic Violence Facts and Statistics
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- Graph Types
- Historical United States Census Data Browser
- InfoNation - United Nations Cyberschoolbus
- Mathematical Atlas: A Gateway to Mathematics
- National Compensation Survey: Geographic
- NationMaster.com--Interactive Country Comparisons
- Statistics: Power from Data!
- Visual Data Analysis & Probability (Grades 9-12)

## Math Exercises

- Absurd Math
- Decimals
- Fibonacci Numbers in Nature
- Fractions
- Hitting the Target: Learning Angles Through Sports (Key Stage 2)
- Math Forum: Famous Problems in the History of Mathematics
- Mudd Math Fun Facts!
- Project Interactivate Activities
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- Visual Data Analysis & Probability (Grades 9-12)
- Visual Geometry (Grades 9-12)
- Visual Measurement (Grades 9-12)
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## Math Homework Help

- Connect a Million Minds
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- LEGO engineering
- Math in English
- Mathematics History
- MathPickle Videos
- MIT+K12
- Rational versus Irrational Numbers
- Studygeek.org
- The Mathematics of Voting
- The Power of Exponentials, Big and Small
- The Quadratic Equation: It's Hip to Be Squared
- Who Do You Know? The Theory Behind Social Networking
- Wolfram MathWorld

## Books on Math in Our Library

Go Figure

Call Number: 510 Bal

ISBN: 0756613744

Publication Date: 2005-08-15

Presents a collection of math activities that include brainteasers, magic tricks, and mind-reading games.

Why Pi?

Call Number: 510 BAL

ISBN: 9780756651640

Publication Date: 2009-08-31

A collection of activities that explore practical math applications from throughout history.

Slicing Pizzas, Racing Turtles, and Further Adventures in Applied Mathematics

Call Number: 510 Ban

ISBN: 0691102848

Publication Date: 2002-07-21

Uses relatively simple mathematics to analyze over twenty topics that deal with phenomena, events, and things encountered in everyday life.

Men of Mathematics

Call Number: 510 Bel

ISBN: 9780671628185

Publication Date: 1986-10-15

A collection of biographies describing the lives and achievements of twenty-nine mathematicians. Includes Zeno, Descartes, Fermat, Pascal, Newton, and Leibniz.

The Book of Numbers

Call Number: 510 BEN

ISBN: 9781554073610

Publication Date: 2008-02-15

Examines attempts by mathematicians from throughout history to understand numbers, covering early ideas about numbers and counting, patterns, logic, numerology, the computer, the Enigma Code, and other topics.

I Hate Mathematics!

Call Number: 510 Bur

ISBN: 0316117412

Publication Date: 1975-07-30

Events, gags, magic tricks, and experiments to change one from a mathematical weakling into a mathematical heavyweight.

Millennium Problems

Call Number: 510 Dev

ISBN: 0465017290

Publication Date: 2002-10-16

Tells the stories behind seven extraordinarily difficult mathematical problems, the solutions for which the Clay Foundation of Cambridge, Massachusetts is offering one million dollars each, and discusses what they mean for the future of math and science.

Euclid

Call Number: 510 E

ISBN: 9781404204973

Publication Date: 2005-09-01

A biography of Greek mathematician, Euclid, describing his life, education, and work that led him to be known as the "father of geometry."

Why Do Buses Come in Threes?

Call Number: 510 Eas

ISBN: 0471347566

Publication Date: 1999-04-12

Offers mathematical explanations for the strange coincidences that occur in everyday life and explains how people can use simple mathematical equations to increase their odds of winning the lottery, finding a date, and keeping dry in the rain.

Mathematics 1001

Call Number: 510 ELW

ISBN: 9781554077199

Publication Date: 2010-09-30

A general mathematics reference that offers concise explanations of key mathematical concepts and principles, covering geometry, numbers, analysis, logic, algebra, probability and statistics, applied mathematics, discrete mathematics, games and recreational mathematics, and related topics.

Incompleteness

Call Number: 510 GOD

ISBN: 0393327604

Publication Date: 2006-02-17

Examines the life and work of mathematician and logician, Kurt Godel, briefly looking at his early scholarly life, then describing the elements of contradiction is his life that lead to his formulation of the Incompleteness Theorem--a groundbreaking work in twentieth century science.

How to Be a Math Genius

Call Number: 510 GOL

ISBN: 9780756697969

Publication Date: 2012-08-20

Presents math activities and puzzles, stories of math geniuses, math facts and statistics, and more.

Gödel, Escher, Bach

Call Number: 510 HOF

ISBN: 9780465026562

Publication Date: 1999-02-05

Discusses the unity among Johann Sebastian Bach's multifaceted compositions, graphic artist M.C. Escher's paradoxical drawings, and the mathematical concepts of Kurt Godel, exploring the Strange Loop phenomenon that occurs in all their work, in which moving upwards or downwards through the levels of a hierarchical system leads right back to the beginning.

Math for Grownups

Call Number: 510 LAI

ISBN: 1440512639

Publication Date: 2011-07-18

A refresher course in mathematics for adults, providing examples of how to use math to address real-life situations at the store, when buying a car or house, at home, when cooking, in the yard, in the craft room, at the bank, in the gym, and on the road.

Math Doesn't Suck

Call Number: 510 McK

ISBN: 9781594630392

Publication Date: 2007-08-02

Actress and math theorem coauthor Danica McKellar teaches math concepts introduced in middle school, the period when many young girls lose interest in math, using entertaining examples.

Count Down

Call Number: 510 Ols

ISBN: 0618251413

Publication Date: 2004-04-02

Follows the six members of the 2001 Mathematical Olympiad team, and portrays them as something other than the stereotypical math student, with many varying interests, and discusses reasons for the lack of girls and the high percentage of Asian students in mathematics.

Letters to a Young Mathematician

Call Number: 510 Ste

ISBN: 9780465082315

Publication Date: 2006-03-27

Leading research mathematician Ian Stewart reflects on the things he wishes he had known when he was a student, addressing a wide range of topics related to his field of study, including what mathematics is, why it's worth doing, the link between logic and proof, the role of beauty of mathematics, and many others.

The Magical Maze

Call Number: 510 Ste

ISBN: 0471350656

Publication Date: 1999-08-23

Approaches mathematics using an assortment of puzzles and problems and the metaphorical structure of a maze.

Math Games for Middle School

Call Number: 510.71 Sal

ISBN: 9781556522888

Publication Date: 1998-07-01

Uses explanations, word problems, and games to cover some mathematical topics that middle school students need to know, including the invention of numerical notations, basic arithmetical operations, measurements, geometry, graphs, and probability.

Hypatia

Call Number: 510.92 Don

ISBN: 9780756537609

Publication Date: 2008-01-01

A biographical and historical study of Hypatia, a philosopher and mathematician in the 300s and 400s, who was killed in Alexandria by Christians because they thought she was pagan.

In Code

Call Number: 510.92 Fla

ISBN: 9781565123779

Publication Date: 2002-12-30

Irish teenager Sarah Flannery describes her lifelong study of cryptography, which led to her success as an internationally recognized mathematician.

Everything and More

Call Number: 511.3 WAL

ISBN: 9780393326291

Publication Date: 2004-11-17

Traces the history of the theory of infinity, explaining how mathematicians have attempted to prove or disprove the theory and how it is applied in mathematics.

Math for Smarty Pants

Call Number: 513 Bur

ISBN: 9780316117388

Publication Date: 1982-04-01

Text, illustrations, and suggested activities offer a common-sense approach to mathematic fundamentals for those who are slightly terrified of numbers.

One Million

Call Number: 513 HER

ISBN: 0810978458

Publication Date: 2009-11-01

Illustrates the number one million by having 5,000 dots on each page of this 200 page book and contains miscellaneous statistics as one counts to one million.

Arithmetricks

Call Number: 513 Jul

ISBN: 9780471106395

Publication Date: 1995-06-23

Contains fifty tricks and tips for doing addition, subtraction, multiplication and division quickly, without a calculator. Includes three appendixes on symbols, terms, and tables, parlor tricks, and number facts, and a chapter with answers to featured problems.

The Nothing That Is

Call Number: 513 Kap

ISBN: 0195142373

Publication Date: 2000-12-07

Explains how people can learn about the evolution of mathematics by studying the history of the number zero.

The Only Math Book You'll Ever Need

Call Number: 513 Kog

ISBN: 0062725076

Publication Date: 1995-05-12

Provides simple formulas and shortcuts for everyday math challenges such as balancing a checkbook, doing metric conversions, estimating taxes, and calculating credit card interest.

Fractals

Call Number: 514 LES

ISBN: 9781848310872

Publication Date: 2005-10-15

An introduction to fractal geometry that describes the history of the discipline from Zeno to calculus, and also discusses Benoît Mandelbrot and examples of fractal geometry in everyday life.

The Britannica Guide to Geometry

Call Number: 516 BRI

ISBN: 9781615301027

Publication Date: 2010-08-15

Provides information about the history, branches, discoverers, and applications of geometry, with explanations of how and why it works.

Dr. Math Introduces Geometry

Call Number: 516 DR

ISBN: 0471225541

Publication Date: 2004-08-31

Examines the basics of geometry and provides instruction on lines, rays, and angles, measuring three-dimensional objects, and applying geometry in the real world.

Symmetry

Call Number: 516 Du

ISBN: 9780060789404

Publication Date: 2008-03-11

Explains the various kinds of symmetry, introduces mathematicians in the field of symmetry, and the "Monster," a giant snowflake in 196,884 dimensions.

Geometry for the Clueless

Call Number: 516 MIL

ISBN: 0071459022

Publication Date: 2005-09-22

Presents an introduction to geometry, providing information on the basic concepts of geometry, including practice exercises for every topic, tips for solving difficult problems, new methods and curriculum approaches, and study questions.

Geometry for Every Kid

Call Number: 516 VAN

ISBN: 9780471311416

Publication Date: 1994-08-02

Uses simple problems and activities to teach kids ages eight to twelve about acute and obtuse angles, plane and space figures, and parallel and perpendicular lines.

Figuring Out Geometry

Call Number: 516 WIN

ISBN: 9780766028807

Publication Date: 2008-05-01

Presents lessons and step-by-step exercises in geometry, covering such topics as planes, angles, perimeter, area, volume, and circumference.

The Golden Ratio

Call Number: 516.2 LIV

ISBN: 9780767908160

Publication Date: 2003-09-23

Tells the story of phi, the never ending, never repeating number known as the Golden Ratio, written as 1.6180339887..., looking at how it has been used, and claims about its use, throughout the history of mathematics.

Struck by Lightning

Call Number: 519.2 Ros

ISBN: 0309097347

Publication Date: 2006-03-28

Explains the mechanics of randomness in order to help people develop an informed perspective on probability and recognize how many aspects of life are ruled by uncertainty and randomness.

Probability and Statistics

Call Number: 519.2 Tab

ISBN: 0816049564

Publication Date: 2004-05-01

Traces the history and development of probability and statistics from its origins in the Renaissance to its twenty-first-century applications, and includes an index, chronology, glossary, and resources for further study.

Triumph of Numbers

Call Number: 519.5 Coh

ISBN: 0393057690

Publication Date: 2005-03-01

Contains an overview of the history of numbers, describing how numbers have taken a major role in defining the sciences, influencing all aspects of society, including government, marketing, and sports, tracing its evolution from thinkers such as Kepler and Galileo, through Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, and Florence Nightingale.

Cartoon Guide to Statistics

Call Number: 519.5 GON

ISBN: 9780062731029

Publication Date: 1993-07-14

Illustrates the principles of statistics through humorous cartoons.

Once upon a Number

Call Number: 519.5 Pau

ISBN: 0465051588

Publication Date: 1998-10-29

Studies the similarities between stories and numbers and discusses how scientists are starting to deal with social, political, and economical situations with mathematical solutions.

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