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MacTutor History of Mathematics Site -- St. Andrew's University

Math Forum (alias Geometry Forum)

Furman University Mathematical Quotation Server

EMAT 6680 Write-ups

Write-up # 1

Exploration of y=asin(bx+c)

Write-up # 2

Brief Exploration of Transformations of

Write-up # 3

Exploration of in the xa, xb, and xc planes

Write-up # 4

The Nine Point Circle

Write-up # 5

Geometer's Sketchpad Script Library

Write-up # 6

Geometric Definition of a Parabola

Write-up # 7

Tangent Circles

Write-up # 8

Studying Cooling with Excel

Write-up # 9

Guitar String Exploration Using Excel

Write-up # 10

Parametric Equations

Write-up # 11

Polar Equations

Write-up # 12

Fibonnaci Sequence with Excel

Final Write-up

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EMAT 6690 Papers

Essay 1: An Exploration of the Locus of Points Equidistant from a Fixed Point and a Circle

Essay 2: Some Mathematics of Music

Essay 3: CTL-Recycling in Athens





Almost Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Quadratic Functions

Unit 1: A Quadratic Application Problem: Questions that we would like to be able to answer

Unit 2: Translations of Quadratics: Shifting a quadratic function

Unit 3: Transformations of Quadratics: Stretching/Compressing and Reflecting vertically

Unit 4. Finding a "Best Fit" Equation

Unit 5: Finding X and Y-Intercepts Algebraically

Unit 6: Standard Form of a Quadratic Function

Unit 7: Completing the Square-Finding the vertex and x-intercepts given a standard form quadratic function

Unit 8: Shortcuts to Find the Vertex of a Standard form Quadratic Function (max or min)

Unit 9: Factoring Quadratics/Looking at Zeros Graphically

Unit 10: A geometric interpretation of the parabola

Link to My Athens Academy Web Site

EMAT 6700