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2nd grade mathematics : ways to make "10" /
QA135.5.S426
Shows a teacher in an actual classroom using the strategy of concept attainment.
Against all odds inside statistics /
QA276.A35 1989
[1] What is statistics? ; Picturing distributions ; Describing distributions ; Normal distributions -- [2] Normal calculations ; Time series ; Models for growth ; Describing relationships -- [3] Correlation ; Multidimensional data analysis ; Question of causation ; Experimental design -- [4] Blocking and sampling ; Samples and surveys ; What is probability? ; Random variables -- [5] Binomial distributions ; Sample mean and control charts ; Confidence intervals ; Significance tests -- [6] Inference for one mean ; Comparing two means ; Inference for proportions ; Inference for two-way tables -- [7] Inference for relationships ; Case study.
In 26 thirty minute programs, the whys and hows of statistics are presented using computer animation, colorful on-screen computations, and documentary segments.
Algebra-- in simplest terms
QA155.A43
Pt. 1. An Introduction in ten parts -- Pt. 2. Language of algebra -- Pt. 3. Exponents and radicals -- Pt. 4. Factoring polynomials -- Pt. 5. Linear equations -- Pt. 6. Complex numbers -- Pt. 7. Quadratic equations -- Pt. 8. Inequalities -- Pt. 9. Absolute value -- Pt. 10. Linear relations -- Pt. 11. Circle and parabola -- Pt. 12. Ellipse and hyperbola -- Pt. 13. Functions -- Pt. 14. Composition and inverse functions -- Pt. 15. Variation -- Pt. 16. Polynomial functions -- Pt. 17. Rational functions -- Pt. 18. Exponential functions -- Pt. 19. Logarithmic functions -- Pt. 20. Systems of equations -- Pt. 21. Systems of Linear inequalities -- Pt. 22. Arithmetic sequences and series -- Pt. 23. Geometric sequences and series -- Pt. 24. Mathematical induction -- Pt. 25. Permutations and combinations -- Pt. 26. Probability.
Arithmetic a comprehensive review.
QA135.5.A738 1987
An intensive review covering whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratio and proportion, and percents.
Calculus 1 : a comprehensive review /
QA305.S44
Reviews topics from the differential calculus of algebraic functions, with emphasis on problem solving.
Calculus 2 a comprehensive review /
QA309.C35 1989
Covers the calculus of transcendental functions and integral calculus with applications.
Change and motion calculus made clear /
QA303.2.C43 2006
part I. disc 1. Two ideas, vast implications -- Stop sign crime : the first idea of calculus: the derivative -- Another car, another crime : the second idea of calculus: the integral -- The fundamental theorem of calculus -- Visualizing the derivative: slopes -- Derivatives the easy way: symbol pushing -- part I. disc. 2. Abstracting the derivative: circles and belts -- Circles, Pyramids, cones, and spheres -- Archimedes and the Tractrix -- The integral and the fundamental theorem -- Abstracting the integral: pyramids and dams -- Buffon's need or [pi] from breadsticks. part II. disc 3. Achilles, tortoises, limits, and continuity -- Calculators and approximations -- The best of all possible worlds: optimization -- Economics and architecture -- Galileo, Newton, and baseball -- Getting off the line: motion in space. part II disc 4. Mountain slopes and tangent planes -- Several variables: volumes galore -- The fundamental theorem extended -- Fields of arrows: different equations -- Owls
Professor Michael Starbird of the University of Texas at Austin, covers the concepts of Calculus.
Consumer math a comprehensive review /
QA43.C65 1991
Professor Harold Shane teaches the math skills you need to use every day. The emphasis of this practical review is on the applications of fractions, decimals and percents in our daily lives. The topics covered include income, shopping, buying on credit, commuting and travel, taxes, insurance, savings and investment, and budgeting.
Double-column addition a teacher uses Piaget's theory /
QA115.D68
Examines how children solve addition and subraction problems.
Fermat's last theorem
QA244.F47 1995
For all practical purposes : introduction to contemporary mathematics /
QA93.F67
Management science : Overview ; Street smarts ; Trains, planes, and critical paths ; Juggling machines ; Juicy problems -- Statistics : Overview ; Behind the headlines ; Picture this ; Place your bets ; Confident conclusions -- Social choice : Overview ; The impossible dream; More equal than others ; Zero sum games ; Prisoner's dilemma -- On size and shape : Overview ; How big is too big ; It grows and grows ; Stand up conic ; It started in Greece. -- Computer Science : Overview; Rule of the game; Counting by twos; Creating a code; Moving picture show. -- Conclusion : Summing up.
Good morning Miss Toliver
QA13.G66 1993
Shows how East Harlem teacher, Kay Toliver, gets her students inspired and motivated in the math class.
Introduction to evolutionary computation, An
QA76.87.I55 1996
Joy of thinking : the beauty and power of classical mathematical ideas, The
QA7.B87 2003
pt. 1: lecture 1. Great ideas that bring our world into focus -- lecture 2. How many? Counting surprises -- 3. Fermat's last theorem and the allure of number -- lecture 4. Pining for natures numbers -- lecture 5. Sizing up the Fibonacci numbers -- lecture 6. Sexiest rectangle -- lecture 7. Hidden beauty of the golden rectangle -- lecture 8. Pythagorean theorem and geography of ellipses -- lecture 9. Not-so-platonic relationships in platonic solids -- lecture 10. Hunting for a sixth platonic solid -- lecture 11. Is there a fourth dimension? Can we see it? --lecture 12. Invisible art of the fourth dimension. Pt 2: lecture 13. A twisted idea - the Mobius band -- lecture 14. One-sided, sealed surface - the Klein bottle -- lecture 15. Ordinary origami-creating beautiful patterns -- lecture 16. Unfolding paper to reveal a fiery fractal -- lecture 17. Fractals -infinitely complex creations -- lecture 18. Fractal frauds of nature -- lecture 19. Chance surprise - measuring uncertainty -- lecture 20. Door number two or door number three? -- lecture 21. Great expectation - weighing the uncertain future -- lecture 22. Random thoughts - randomness in our world -- lecture 23. How surprising are surprising coindences? -- lecture 24. Life lessons learned from mathematical thinking.
Discover classical mathematics as an artistic and creative realm that contains some of the greatest ideas of human history, ideas that have shaped cultures. Explore the fourth dimension, coincidences, fractals, the allure of number and geometry, in understandable terms. No formulas, problems, equations, techniques and drills that remind us of school, but thinking that opens doors and minds and become an endless frontier of ideas to explore.
Lesson collection [math], The
QA11.L477 2001
[v.1] Measuring area (primary)(12 min.) -- [v.2] Introducing fractions (primary)(14 min.) -- [v.3] Area and perimeter (intermediate)(12 min.) -- [v.4] Probability and statistics (intermediate)(12 min.) -- [v.5] Pre-algebra (patterns and formulas)(middle school)(11 min.) -- [v.6] Algebra I (Comparing data)(Middle school)(12 min.) -- [v.7] Algebra II (series and sequences)(high school)(13 min.) -- [v.8] Geometry (surface area and volume)(high school)(11 min.).
These programs illustrate various strategies teachers are using in classrooms today. Each video presents an actual lesson for a particular topic and grade level. Many feature teachers explaining the what and why of their classroom practice. The series is designed to provide teachers with practical examples of the teaching-learning experience.
Man who loved numbers, The
QA29.R3M3
Reviews Srinivasa Ramanujan's accomplishments in the field of mathematics and the current consequences of his work. Ramanujan left behind some of the most remarkable formulas and theorems in the history of pure mathematics. The origins of his mathematical insight, however, remain a mystery.
Math, who needs it?!
QA37.2.M37 2008
Beginning in Jaime Escalante's East Los Angeles classroom, this video is a fun and exciting adventure showing how math is used in real life. With guest appearences by Bill Cosby, Dizzy Gillespie, Teri Garr, Joe Piscopo, Marla Gibbs, Paul Rodriguez, Jeff Altman, Rosana DeSoto, Paula Poundstone, Charles Fleischer, D.L. Hughley, world class professionals, engineers and designers, viewers are shown the applications of math from skateboard design to fashion, sports and music.
Math, who needs it?!
QA37.2.M37 2005
Beginning in Jaime Escalante's East Los Angeles classroom, this video is a fun and exciting adventure showing how math is used in real life. With guest appearances by Bill Cosby, Dizzy Gillespie, Teri Garr, Joe Piscopo, Marla Gibbs, Paul Rodriguez, Jeff Altman, Rosana DeSoto, Paula Poundstone, Charles Fleischer, D.L. Hughley, world class professionals, engineers and designers, viewers are shown the applications of math from skateboard design to fashion, sports and music.
Multidigit division two teachers using Piaget's theory /
QA115.M84
Demonstration lesson with 2nd and 3rd graders at Hall-Kent Elementary School, Homewood, Alabama. Teachers illustrate Piaget concepts in teaching division by encouraging children to invent the logic of division and create relationships from inside.
Multiplication of two-digit numbers two teachers using Piaget's theory /
QA115.M842
Demonstration lesson with 2nd and 3rd graders at Hall-Kent Elementary School, Homewood, Alabama. Teachers illustrate Piaget concepts in teaching two-digit number multiplication by encouraging children to reinvent arithmetic.
Numbers /
QA113.N852
Bill teaches numbers from 1 to 10 in sequence recognizing number symbols, counting objects and adding up their total.
Proof, The
QA244.P7 1997
Describes mathematician Andrew-Wiles' quest to prove Fermat's Last Theorem and shows complex mathematical concepts with the help of computer animation.
Pythagorean theorem, The
QA460.P8P9 1993
Combines colorful animated graphics with imaginative examples to explain the pythagorean theorem and its uses.
Real life math. Decimals
QA141.35.D4
[Pt.] 1. Introduction to decimals and operations, with word problems -- [Pt.] 2. Decimals and fractions, conversions, ratios and proportions, with word problems -- [Pt.] 3. Decimals in daily life, calculator and checkbook skills.
Real life math. Fractions
QA117.F72
[Pt.]1. Introduction to fractions, definitions and illustrations -- [Pt.]2. Equivalent fractions, comparing fractions with word problems -- [Pt.]3. Addition and subtraction of fractions with word problems -- [Pt.4]. Multiplication and division of fractions with word problems.
Statistics-- a comprehensive review
QA276.L48
Trigonometry a comprehensive review /
QA537.T75 1991
An intensive course in which Professor Shane solves and analyzes many of the dificult problems of trigonometry.
Video series to accompany Elementary statistics, 8e /
QA276.A12E4 2000
Videocassettes correspond directly to the textbook Elementary Statistics, 8e, published by Addison Wesley Longman, Inc.