Mathlets
Mathematical Learning 'Games' and 'Toys' built using the GeX class library
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Geometry
3quilaterals
An interesting fact about equilateral triangles
QuadriCross
Lines joining midpoints of squares on opposite sides of an arbitrary quadrilateral
CommonTan
Explore the ruler and compass construction of a line tangent to both of two given circles
MaxAngle
Where to stand for the best view of a picture?
Snowflake
Demonstrating a simple model of snowflake growth
Functions and Graphs (without Calculus)
Liner
Shoot a straight line through a pair of target points
QuadMatch
Make a quadratic equation to match a given parabola
AsymptoGuess
Find the asymptotes to the graph of a rational function
BlueBlobs
Like a version of the classic 'Green Globs' game
Jumbo
Find the right viewing window to match the given views of a graph
Shift&Scale
See how shifted and scaled graphs depend on a controlling parameter
Compoz
Study graphs of composite functions
TrigFuncs
Play with the 'Unit Circle' definition of trig functions and their graphs
PiShow
Unroll a circle to find Pi on the Number Line
ExpoZoom
Zoom in on y=b^x and vary b to get slope 1 at x=0
Calculus
SecTan
Drag "beads" along a graph and watch the secant line as they come together
DerivGraph
Use the slope of a moving tangent line to generate the graph of the derivative
AreaSoFar
Observe (and graph) how a definite integral varies as the endpoints are changed
Other
OPTime
Find optimal purchase (and selling) times for an appreciating asset
SRSim
A tool for illustrating some efects of Special Relativity
Snowflake
Demonstrating a simple model of snowflake growth
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