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Math in General
"A collection of essays describing careers for which a background in mathematics is useful." The individuals profiled, in describing their jobs, suggest an answer to the question "Why study math?"
Career Related Links
A link from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
This site, created by the Mathematics Department at Bellevue Community College in Bellevue, Washington, describes six mathematical concepts: the Pythangorean Theorem, Archimedes' Tombstone, the Mobius Strip, the Koch Snowflake Curve, Plateau's Problem, an
Home page of the Carnegie Mellon University statistics department, is a distribution center for statistics. Searchable. Two topical indexes. Last updated 10/22/96.
The Chance Database
"The aim of Chance is to make students more informed and critical readers of current news that uses probability and statistics as reported in daily newspapers...."
The Math in the Movies Page:
Created by A. G. Reinhold, the page lists and describes movies that feature mathematics. Movies are given math ratings as well as film ratings, with critiques of instances in the films when math is featured. A fun site!
"MathWorldTM is the web's most extensive mathematical resource, provided as a free service to the world's mathematics and internet communities as part of a commitment to education and educational outreach by Wolfram Research, makers of Mathematica."