S.O.S. Mathematics  Sites of Interest on the World Wide Web
Here is a list of some nice sites on the World Wide Web.
If you know of a site that should be listed, please let us know....
General Mathematics Sites
 The Math Forum @ Drexel. This site is worth visiting.
The webmasters did a wonderful job in collecting mathematically related material
available on the internet.

Ask Dr. Math. Any questions?
 Math
Archives. This is a complete site where you may find virtually
anything about Math on the Web.
 Math2.org. Features
a variety of tables in diverse areas of math, a message board and a chat room.
 Eric Weisstein's Math World, now
hosted by Wolfram Research. A very nice encyclopedic resource! (Welcome back, Eric! Unavailable for more than a year
due to copyright issues.)
 Britannica.com brings you the
complete Encyclopædia Britannica and more. A wonderful free resource, not only for Mathematics.

M@ths en Prép@. L'objectif est de proposer aux élèves des classes
préparatoires scientifiques un abrégé du cours de mathématiques,
une collection d'exercices et de problèmes corrigés et une introduction
à Maple.  Created by JeanMichel Ferrard.
 The Mathematical Atlas
provides an introduction to the areas of modern mathematics, and points to sources of
further information. A very nice site!
 ExploreMath is an interactive math site
with lots of Java applets to experiment with.
 Earliest Uses of Various
Mathematical Symbols
These pages show the names of the individuals who first used various common mathematical symbols,
and the dates the symbols first appeared. A very nice site!
 MathNerds provides discoverybased,
mathematical guidance via an international, volunteer network of mathematicians.
 "Cut the Knot"  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany
and Puzzles. A great site created by Alexander Bogomolny. Worth a frequent visit!
 Technical Tutoring
(not a tutoring service) has lots of pages on various math subjects.
 Matthew Pinkney is the author of revision sites for
GCSE mathematics students and for students
at the Maths AS/ALevel.
Online Help, Tutoring and Other Services
 MyMathTest.com is a free service to help you score
well on your college's math placement exam no matter which college you plan to attend.
 BookByte.com helps you save money on new and
used college textbooks.
 HotMath.org provides detailed
solutions for actual math textbook homework problems in many popular textbooks.
Free site covering Algebra through Calculus.
 The ExamBot features customizable practice exams
for Math and Physics. Check it out!
 SmarThinking.com is an online
tutoring service for college students. (fee based)
 1800Student.com is a site, where you can sell your used books
or buy any book at reduced price directly from other people.
 StuBex.com is a free online book exchange
for college students.
 calc101.com is a nice site where the creator George Beck
has done a very good job in helping students get answers to some basic questions from first semester
Calculus through WebMathematica. Check it out.
 ESylvan offers onlinetutoring in
Mathematics and other subjects (feebased).
 McTutor.com is a live online tutoring service
in a wide range of subjects, from math to social studies, located in San Diego (feebased).
 Or try the Interactive
Math Tutor offering both online and phonetutoring (fee based).
 MathActive is an internet tutoring service. "We help students, teachers and schools learn and teach mathematics and
prepare for standardized math tests." (feebased)
Organizations
Before Calculus: Arithmetic and Algebra

MATHabundance, a help site with quite a few topics from
upper secondary and lower division undergraduate Mathematics.
Maintained by Johan Claeys in Belgium.
 ColorMathPink is designed to help girls
excel at math. It offers academic assessment, tutoring, and information for third through
twelfth grade girls (feebased).
 Purplemath has lessons, links,
guidelines, and a studyskills survey, all designed to help the high school or college student
find success in algebra.
 PlanetQHE is an interactive site designed
for high school students interested in chance and probability. Pretty cool!
 Math.com. A site mostly for middle and high school students,
giving away "free" math software.
Geometry

Euclid's Elements, a complete web edition of the most famous Math book of all times,
with comments by D.E. Joyce.
Calculus
Beyond Calculus

Phase Portraits for ODEs is a nice JAVA applet which plots
phase portraits of solutions to 2dimensional autonomous systems of differential equations.
 Internet Differential Equations Activities
is "an interdisciplinary effort to provide students and teachers with computer based activities
for differential equations in a wide variety of disciplines."
 The C*ODE*E Home Page. This
site features past and current issues of the journal edited by the
Consortium for Ordinary Differential Equations Experiments.
 Analysis Webnotes are lecture notes for a senior level analysis course,
written by John Lindsay Orr, University of Nebraska  Lincoln.
 Bert G. Wachsmuth at Seton Hall is the author of
Interactive Real Analysis, lecture notes for an advanced calculus course.

Computational Physics is a very nice site featuring
applied math topics such as ordinary and partial differential equations,
matrix methods and simulation algorithms.
 Download a movie clip of
"Galloping Gertie", a.k.a. the Tacoma Narrows Bridge! The movie clip is provided by the Washington State
Department of Transportation.
 Análise Matemática III.
A very nice Differential Equations site in Portuguese, by the people at the Department of Chemical Engineering of
the University of Porto, Portugal.
 Edwin H. Connell's
Elements of Abstract and Linear Algebra is a foundational textbook on abstract algebra
with emphasis on linear algebra. You may download parts of the book or the entire textbook!
 John Hubbard's article about the forced damped pendulum, which
appeared in the American Mathematical Monthly. In PDF format!
Calculators
Mathematics Software, Computer Algebra Systems and Java Applets
Mathematics Journals on the Web
 The Plus Magazine is an online mathematics magazine,
produced by the Millenium Mathematics Project, based in Cambridge (UK):
"Our broad goal is to help people of all ages and abilities share in the
excitement of mathematics and understand the enormous range and importance
of its applications to science and commerce."

Journal Storage. A site featuring a
selection of research journals not only in Mathematics. This site is only
accessible from computers at participating universities.
Miscellaneous Mathematics Related Sites

History of Mathematics. At least a few lines about any mathematician you want to know about. Also a great source of
pictures of mathematicians.

Mathematicians of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries features a sizable list of
biographies by W. W. Rouse Ball (4th Edition, 1908).
 The R.L. Moore
Legacy Project page hosted by the University of Texas at Austin.
R.L. Moore developed the Moore Method of teaching, which replaced "lecture and response"
learning with what is today called inquiry based learning or discovery learning.
 Paperfolding.com by Eric M. Andersen includes a section on "Origami and Mathematics".
 Solving the Quintic
with Mathematica discusses the history
and methods of solving fifth degree polynomial equations.
 The Work of
Edward Tufte and Graphic Press features the books and
other products of the author, famous for his publications on visual information design.
 The Abacus Site. Complete treatment of the abacus:
history, usage, with java applets and more. Check it out!
 Hotel Infinity.
A hint: one of the owners is Sam Cantori!

Essays on Mathematical Constants.
Everything you always wanted to know about mathematical constants like the FransénRobinson Constant et al.
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 Math
Humor  Enough of that serious stuff; check out some some funny math comics!
 Math in the Movies.
A Guide to Major Motion Pictures with Scenes of Real Mathematics.
 The MathImage Shop
sells mathdesign TShirts.

Paul Carson's Maths Page
features his book  in progress  written for school pupils "who found maths interesting, but always
struggled at school".
 CT4ME.net. Computing Technology for Math Excellence.
Designed to "harness the power of educational technology for the standards movement".
Science Fair Help
Other Sites
 Physics Central is a site designed by the
American Physical Society and directed at high school and college students interested in everything connected to physics.
 NinePlanets. This site features "everything under the sun"
related to our solar system. Kudos for Bill Arnett for making this available on the web.
 The official site of the Bureau International
des Poids et Mesures, the heart of the International System of Units (SI).
 Speedguide.net
helps you optimize your TCP/IP for high speed Internet connections, such as Cable or DSL.
 Everything you want to know about Chemical Elements
is at
www.chemicalelements.com .
 The Galileo Project. This wonderful project is a
hypertext source of information on the life and work of Galileo
Galilei (15641642) and the science of his time.
 The American Family Immigration History Center
lets you explore your family history at Ellis Island.
 Spinozistic Calculus  No! This is not Math, but it's Calculus alright!
Dedicated to the insights of the Dutch philosopher Benedictus de Spinoza (16321677).
 EQIIS. Check out zillions of earthquake pictures.
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