Ventura College       

                                                     Mathematics Department

                      Jarmila F. Nguyen

                           MS in Mathematics and Physics, 1989, University Palacky,Olomouc, Czech Republic

               

                                                         Contact me

     

                      E-mail: jnguyen@vcccd.edu

                      Phone: (805) 652-7779 ext. 50916

                        

                                                                   Spring  2014

                                                MV03 Intermediate Algebra 

                                                   M V44 Elementary Statistics           

                                                   

                                                                Useful Resources

Not sure about yourself and math ???  Take  Math Study Skills Self-Survey 

GRAPHING TOOLS

http://my.hrw.com/math06_07/nsmedia/tools/Graph_Calculator/graphCalc.html online graphing calculator

INTERESTING 


Math World - encyclopedia of mathematics

Cut-the-Knot  math puzzles

Mathematics Pronunciation Guide

Base 2/10/16 Converter 

 

 ALGEBRA RESOURCES


Mac Tutor

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/

http://www.veritasprep.com/sat-prep-algebra-resources-galore/

http://www.interactmath.com/

http://shawtlr.net/IntermediateAlgebra/Welcome.html

 

STATISTICS 

Benford's Law http://www.datagenetics.com/blog/march52012/

How to create Histogram on TI 84 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=By0qU-YYBJA

 

 

 GEOMETRY RESOURCES

Platonic Solids

Geometric Construction Course

Basic geometry formulas

Volume formulas

Links to Sacred geometry  

Thales' circle 

Discovering geometry - list of conjectures  

Euclid's Elements   

The Elements

Fourty three different proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem.
Cut-the-Knot Pythagorean Theorem Proofs

Lazzarini's Lucky Approximation of Pi

 

CALCULUS  RESOURCES

What is calculus

Calculus - useful links

Guide to Graphing Calculator

Stokes' Theorem 

Visualizing divergence and curl

Conservative vector field

Java 3D grapher

On-line 3-D Function Grapher

3D Calc Plotter

Exploring Multivariable Calculus

Link to  a Vector Function resource

Link to a geometric interpretation of definite integral 

Moment of inertia

Jacobians

 

PHYSICS RESOURCES

Newton's Gravitational Law

FUN TIME

Math jokes        

 

A LONG LIST OF MORE RESOURCES SELECTED BY MATH 38 STUDENTS

Math website useful for math teachers, parents, students, and children          

 

TEXTBOOK RESOURCES

http://www.bookrenter.com/

http://www.chegg.com/

 

WORK BY VENTURA COLLEGE STUDENTS

Mathematical Modeling Methods by Antonio Vezia, VC student

 

HISTORY  OF MATHEMATICS

The History of Mathematics Archive

Clark University History of Math Site

G. Donald Allen's Lectures on the History of Mathematics

The Ishango Bone  One of the oldest mathematical objects in the world.

The Quipu (Quipus) Incan Data Structure

Abacus in Various Number Systems

Egyptian Fractions

The Archimedes Palimpsest 

Mathematics in China

Mac Tutor Ancient Indian mathematics

Ancient Chinese Mathematics

RESOURCES FOR FACULTY

Flex Activity - Entering 3D World   

101 things you can do in the first 3 weeks of class  

Flex activity - Helping students with basic multiplication/division

 

 RECOMMENDED 

"SAT and Test Prep Resources"
http://www.howtogetin.com/college-preparation/sat-resources.php this link was suggested by Amy, a student in Ms. Ward's class in Delaware. Thank you