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AMSER (the Applied Math and Science Education Repository) provides educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in Community and Technical Colleges but free for anyone to use.en-usealmasy@scout.wisc.eduealmasy@scout.wisc.eduFri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500http://www.rssboard.org/rss-2-0-1MathGrapher
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=20036MathGrapher is a stand-out graphing tool designed for students, scientists and engineers. Visitors can read the Introduction to get started, as it contains information about the various functions that the tool can perform. The Picture Gallery provides interactive demonstrations that show visitors how each operation is performed. Also, the left-hand side of the homepage contains links to the different areas within the site, including Data, Curve Fitting, Iterations, and Matrices. The site offers a trial version of the program at no charge. The site is rounded out by a collection of links to helpful freeware and mathematical software from around the Internet.Mon, 12 Nov 2012 10:40:45 -0600Line Up! Classroom Activity
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=18223In this lesson from Math Machines, students will complete the programming for a calculator program which will automate a pulley to move a stick. The goal will be to line the stick up between two points on a pegboard. Students will gain experience with linear algebra via this exercise. A participant handout (including worksheets) and facilitator notes are made available for download in DOC file format. Links to the required calculator programs are also provided.Thu, 10 Nov 2011 03:00:01 -0600Linear Algebra
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16219This is a basic course, produced by Gilbert Strang of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, on matrix theory and linear algebra. Emphasis is given to topics that will be useful in other disciplines, including systems of equations, vector spaces, determinants, eigenvalues, similarity, and positive definite matrices.Thu, 13 Jan 2011 03:00:03 -0600Computational Science and Engineering I
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16233This course, presented by MIT and taught by professor Gilbert Strang, provides a review of linear algebra. Topics include differential equations of equilibrium; Laplace's equation and potential flow; boundary-value problems; minimum principles and calculus of variations; Fourier series; discrete Fourier transform; convolution; and applications. MIT presents OpenCourseWare as free educational material online. Video lectures, assignments and exams are included. No registration or enrollment is required to use the materials.Wed, 12 Jan 2011 03:00:03 -0600Introduction to Numerical Analysis
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16332This course, presented by MIT and taught by Professor Alar Toomre, provides an introduction to numerical analysis. The material looks at the basic techniques for the efficient numerical solution of problems in science and engineering. Topics include root finding, interpolation, approximation of functions, integration, differential equations and direct and iterative methods in liner algebra. Lecture notes are included on the site. MIT presents OpenCourseWare as free educational material online. No registration or enrollment is required to use the materials.Wed, 12 Jan 2011 03:00:02 -0600Linear Functions and Mathematical Modeling
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16254This learning object allows students to create a basic x – y scatter graph which can be used to find the linear correlation between the boiling point of water and altitude. The material allows students to analyze data and derive the linear equation for a data set. Student materials including an assignment handout, graph paper and a graphical analysis document, can be found here (third row, second column of table).Wed, 5 Jan 2011 03:00:02 -0600Introduction to Algorithms
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16334This course provides an introduction to algorithms. Topics include sorting; search trees, heaps, and hashing; divide-and-conquer; dynamic programming; amortized analysis; graph algorithms; shortest paths; network flow; computational geometry; number-theoretic algorithms; polynomial and matrix calculations; caching; and parallel computing. Selected lecture notes, video and audio lectures, and assignments with solutions are included. MIT presents OpenCourseWare as free educational material online. No registration or enrollment is required to use the materials.Tue, 28 Dec 2010 03:00:02 -0600Linear Algebra
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16335This course provides an introduction to linear algebra. Topics include vector spaces, systems of linear equations, bases, linear independence, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues, inner products, quadratic forms and more. The course includes assignments, exams and study materials. MIT presents OpenCourseWare as free educational material online. No registration or enrollment is required to use the materials.Tue, 28 Dec 2010 03:00:02 -0600Algebra I
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16336This course provides an introductory algebra course. Topics include groups, vector spaces, linear transformations, symmetry groups, bilinear forms, and linear groups. The materials include lecture notes, exams and assignments. MIT presents OpenCourseWare as free educational material online. No registration or enrollment is required to use the materials.Tue, 28 Dec 2010 03:00:02 -0600Problem Solving Seminar
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16339This online course includes elements from an undergraduate seminar on mathematical problem solving. The material will help students develop their mathematical and problem solving skills. A few topics that are covered include probability, generating mathematical functions and polynomials. Course materials include student assignments and solutions. MIT presents OpenCourseWare as free educational material online. No registration or enrollment is required to use the materials.Wed, 22 Dec 2010 03:00:02 -0600Multivariable Calculus
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16229This course, presented by MIT and taught by Professor Denis Auroux, presents multivariable calculus. It is intended for use in a freshman calculus course. It includes material relating to vectors and matrices, partial derivatives, double and triple integrals and vector calculus in 2 and 3-space. The material includes video lectures, lecture notes, exams (with solutions) and student assignments (without solutions). MIT presents OpenCourseWare as free educational material online. No registration or enrollment is required to use the materials.Fri, 10 Dec 2010 03:00:02 -0600Linear Algebra
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16231This course, presented by MIT and taught by Professor Gilbert Strang, provides undergraduate level algebra instruction. The materials cover matrix theory and linear algebra including systems of equations, vector spaces, determinants, eigenvalues, similarity, and positive definite matrices. The course includes video lectures, assignments and exams (with solutions) and lecture notes. MIT presents OpenCourseWare as free educational material online. No registration or enrollment is required to use the materials.Thu, 9 Dec 2010 03:00:03 -0600Computer Animation
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16174This lesson from Illuminations asks students to use matrix multiplication to transform digital images. Students will use matrix multiplication skills, look at the connections between geometric transformations and matrix multiplication, and discover the 2x2 identity matrix. The lesson is intended for grades 9-12 and will require one class period to complete.Fri, 3 Dec 2010 03:00:02 -0600Linear Filters
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=13786Created by Joshua Holden for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to explore a common application of difference equations and linear algebra in electrical engineering and signal processing. The is part of a larger collection of modules hosted by Duke University.Tue, 13 Jul 2010 03:00:02 -0500Matrix Operations
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=13800Created by Lewis Blake and David Smith of the Connected Curriculum Project, the purposes of this module are to experiment with matrix operations, especially multiplication, inversion, and determinants, and to explore applications to solving systems of linear equations. In the process of studying these matrix operations, we will learn how to use a helper application to carry out matrix computations.Thu, 24 Jun 2010 03:00:02 -0500