Reference

Mathematics

Sites

* The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics
Published by Oxford University Press, 1996. Electronic Resource from Oxford Reference Online.
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* Mathematics
Explores the functions of mathematics in daily life, as well as its role as a tool for measurement, data analysis, and technological development. This illustrated set also explains basic concepts of mathematics and geometry, and provides information on historical milestones, notable mathematicians, and today's career choices. Each volume includes photos, illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, and a glossary. For students and general readers. Ed. Barry Max Brandenberger, Jr. Macmillan Reference USA, 2002.
From The Gale Virtual Reference Library.
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* MathWorld
A searchable quick reference, regularly updated, covering an extensive range of enquiries -- some 11,000 entries; 100,000 cross references; 5,000 figures.
* Physical Sciences and Mathematics @ Oxford Reference Online
A collection of reference books covering Physical Sciences and Mathematics.
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* Ask Dr. Math
Frequently asked questions on math.
* GCF Learn Free
GCFLearnFree.org creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. They also have a blog of 'tips, tricks and tutorials for the technology you use everyday'.
* Khan Academy
With particular strength in Math and Science Khan Academy provides thousands of video tutorials with exercises to let you learn online at your own pace.
* The MacTutor History of Mathematics
From School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, Scotland
* Math Forum
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel School of Education.
* Mathematics @ Studyit: for NCEA students
Studyit is an online learning environment for NCEA mathematics students.
* Maths Week
Maths Week is a time to highlight the usefulness and importance of learning maths. This site contains free resources for teachers, along with activities and competitions for students.
* MathsCentre
quality mathematical videos, textbooks and maths games. Choose from many of the free and printable maths worksheets and homework sheets. Each topic can be found in the New Zealand Mathematics Curriculum and the work complements the New Zealand numeracy programme. All of the mathematics on the site is free of charge to download or watch. Sign in now and become a member.
* MathsFirst
MathsFirst is an online mathematics resource featuring interactive practice sessions, video tutorials and quizzes aims to boost student success in arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry and calculus. It is designed to help students sharpen their maths before enrolling in first-year papers at university, and for secondary students seeking additional resources.
* New Zealand Institute of Mathematics & its Applications (NZIMA)
* New Zealand Mathematical Society
The New Zealand Mathematical Society (Inc.) is the representative body of professional mathematicians in New Zealand, and was founded in 1974. Its aims include promotion of research in the mathematical sciences, the development, application and dissemination of mathematical knowledge within New Zealand, and effective cooperation and collaboration between mathematicians and their colleagues in New Zealand and in other countries.
* New Zealand Statistical Association
* NZ Association of Mathematics Teachers
* NZ Maths
Ministry of Education site covering curriculum issues
* SparkNotes Study Guide Mathematics
Study guides covering geometry, trigonometry and calculus. May require you to join but membership is free.