MATHEMATICS

“The most savage controversies are about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way. Persecution is used in theology not arithmetic”

Bertrand Russell.

“The man ignorant of mathematics will be increasingly limited in his grasp of the main forces of civilization”

John Kemeny

“The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple”

S Gudder

The source of these quotations is http://www.quotegarden.com

The maths page is one of the core pages of the KNLC. Here we feature sites where various math concepts and topics can be thoroughly explained. Before you begin your exploration of this page, we recommend that you go HERE and browse the titles on the whole page.This will dispel some misconceptions or myths generally associated with the study of maths and pave the way for a productive encounter with the “Queen of the Sciences”.

http://www.khanacademy.org This website is perhaps the best free site for learning maths and science. Besides maths and science , the site covers other disciplines like Finance, Economics, Money and Banking etc. Before using the site visitors are advised to go here (www.khanacademy.org/about/getting-started) to read on how the site is organized and how the target audience-teachers, coaches, parents, students and school administrators- can use the site. If you don’t have a Google account , you need to acquire one to have full access to all the benefits of the site. And, of course you know getting a Google account is free. Once you are on the site click on the Maths tab to see the areas in maths covered. The topics cover the entire educational spectrum from Pre K to college/ university levels

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http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu This site provides a complete set of free online (AND DOWNLOADABLE) notes and/or tutorials for classes that the author, Paul Dawkin, teaches at the Lamar University , which is part of the Texas State University System. Once on the site, please read the Terms of Use on the left hand side navigation panel. After that go to the Home page to view the topics covered in the notes and tutorials. There is also a very handy Cheat Sheet on the Home page you might want to browse. See also the link on How to Study Math at the very end of the page. Once you click on this link, you’ll be taken to a page where there are extremely useful links on the following:

General Tips for Studying Math

Taking Notes

Getting Help

Homework Problem Solving

Studying for Exams

Taking an Exam

Learn from Your Errors.

http://www.sosmath.com This site covers maths topics ranging from algebra, through calculus to differential equations and caters for high school and college students as well as adult learners.

http://www.math2.org This site provides math reference tables for general math, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, calculus etc.The site also has a math message boards that enable users to participate in web-based discussions. THE SITE CAN ALSO BE DOWNLOADED AND VIEWED OFFLINE.

NOTE: Some of the sites listed here contain links to other free math websites.

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