Statistical Inference and Techniques
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enStatistical Inference for the General Education Student-It Can Be Done
http://www.maa.org/programs/maa-awards/writing-awards/statistical-inference-for-the-general-education-student-it-can-be-done
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><b>Award:</b> George Pólya</p>
<p><b>Year of Award:</b> 1978</p>
<p><b>Publication Information:</b> <i>The</i> <i>College Mathematics Journal</i>, Vol. 8 (1977), pp. 223-230</p>
<p><b>Summary:</b> A three-part approach to teaching a general education statistical inference course without getting bogged down with descriptive statistics and combinatorics.</p>
<p><a href="/sites/default/files/pdf/upload_library/22/Polya/00494925.di020678.02p03892.pdf" title="Read the Article">Read the Article</a></p></div></div></div>Portrait Gallery - N-Z
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/images-for-classroom-use/portrait-gallery-n-z
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>A portrait gallery of mathematicians, mostly taken from the collection at the Dibner Library of the Smithsonian, with permission.</p>
</div></div></div>Websites to Visit - Plus Magazine
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/websites-to-visit-plus-magazine
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">There are a number of wonderful mathematics websites that readers of Convergence should be aware of. We describe some of them here.</div></div></div>Websites to Visit
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/websites-to-visit
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">There are a number of wonderful mathematics websites that readers of Convergence should be aware of. We describe some of them here.</div></div></div>Historical Modules
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/historical-modules
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">A CD with eleven modules, each containing numerous activities designed to help secondary teachers use the history of mathematics to teach mathematics.</div></div></div>History of Mathematical Symbolism and Terminology
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/history-of-mathematical-symbolism-and-terminology
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Website containing much information on mathematical symbolism and terminology, as well as portraits of mathematicians from postage stamps.</div></div></div>Companion Encyclopedia of History of Math Sciences
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/companion-encyclopedia-of-history-of-math-sciences
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">The paperback reprint of this large collection of articles by experts on all aspects of the history and philosophy of mathematics.</div></div></div>A History of Mathematics: Brief Version
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/a-history-of-mathematics-brief-version
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">A brief version of the author's well-known history of mathematics text.</div></div></div>The Right and Lawful Rood
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/the-right-and-lawful-rood
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The "rood", a linear measure dating from many centuries ago, is calculated anew in today's classrooms.</p>
</div></div></div>Two Balls, No Strikes!
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/two-balls-no-strikes
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Imagine an urn with two balls, each of which may be either white or black. One of these balls is drawn and is put back before a new one is drawn.</div></div></div>What are the odds?
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/what-are-the-odds
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Suppose that the propability of success in an experiment is 1/10. How many trials of the experiment are necessary to insure even odds on it happening at least once?</div></div></div>Agnesi to Zeno
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/agnesi-to-zeno
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Short biographies of mathematicians with mathematical activities.</div></div></div>Historical Connections in Mathematics
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/historical-connections-in-mathematics
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Brief biographies of mathematicians with mathematical activities based on their work.</div></div></div>Statisticians of the Centuries
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/statisticians-of-the-centuries
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Thumbnail sketches of statisticians throughout history.</div></div></div>St. Andrews History of Mathematics Archive
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/st-andrews-history-of-mathematics-archive
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This website offers a collection of biographies of mathematicians and a variety of resources on the development of various branches of mathematics. It is an extremely rich and extensive site.</div></div></div>