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Use Wolfram Aplha to check your work/homework

View more presentations from ColleenYoung

Fantastic idea for pupils to check their maths calculations from Colleen Young.

Check out further ideas on Colleen’s Mathematics, Learning and Web 2.0 blog


The Story of 1

Terry Jones (of Monty Python’s Flying Circus) goes on a humor-filled journey to recount the amazing tale behind the world’s simplest number. Using computer graphics, “One” is brought to life, in all his various guises. One’s story reveals how celebrated civilizations in history were achieved, where our modern numbers came from and how the invention of zero changed the world forever; and saved us from having to use Roman numerals today.

What do you know about Math?

If you can’t see the video playing above here is the YouTube page:
“What do you know about Math?”

I love Maths!

Happy Valentines Day!

On your TI83 press WINDOW and set the values to the following:

Press 2ND then ZOOM (FORMAT)

Highlight AxesOff and press enter.

Enter the following equations on your graphic (or graphing software)

To get abs(x) press 2ND then 0 (zero) then ENTER (as it is first in the list).

Now press GRAPH

Remember to reset the axes after you are done!