Weblink 4.3 Apollonius of Perga Apollonius of Perga was known as 'The Great Geometer'. Little is known of his life but his works have had a very great influence on the development of mathematics, in particular his famous book Conics introduced terms which are familiar to us today such a

Weblink 4.4 Conic sections (1) - This link is currently unavailable This website contains a gallery of demos for illustrating selected families of conic sections.

Weblink 5.4 Hyperbola applications - This link is currently unavailable Although the hyperbola is perhaps the least known of the conic sections, it has applications that are very well known, for example, the shadow a lampshade casts on a wall.

Weblink 5.5 Glog function (1) - This link is currently unavailable Learn more about the glog function.

Weblink 5.6 Glog function (2) - This link is currently unavailable Learn more about the glog function.

Chapter 6 (1 link)

Weblink 6.1 Geometry diagrams - This link is currently unavailable An excellent open source geometry program, if you choose to use trigonometry for your project for this course, and you need to create diagrams for your work.

Chapter 7 (7 links)

Weblink 7.1 Fibonacci Learn more about the Italian mathematician, Leonardo Fibonacci.

Weblink 10.1 Beginning of modern probability theory - This link is currently unavailable View the two questions that the Chevalier de Méré poised to Blaise Pascal.

Weblink 10.2 Two envelopes problem Enter 'expected value' into a search engine to find out about the concept. Read 'The Two Envelopes Problem'. Discuss the philosophy behind the decision as to whether you should take the other envelope. Discuss the philosophy behind what your intuition is

Weblink 10.4 Probability problems (1) Questions and answers to some very interesting probability problems and concepts, especially numbers 16, 52, 56, 62, 94, and 109.

Weblink 10.5 Probability problems (2) Questions and answers to some very interesting probability problems and concepts, especially numbers 16, 52, 56, 62, 94, and 109.

Weblink 3.1 Gradient An applet that demonstrates the effect of changing the location of the points when calculating the gradient of the line.

Chapter 2 (11 links)

Weblink 2.11 Song for quadratic equations - This link is currently unavailable There is a song to remember the quadratic formula, which you can download.

Weblink 2.10 Instructions for download - This link is currently unavailable Location where you can download the Polysmlt program. Instructions on installation of the program are linked on the right of the page.

Weblink 2.9 Program for use on TI calculators - This link is currently unavailable One of the programs you are allowed to use for your exams on the TI calculators is Polysmlt.

Weblink 2.5 Googolplex The largest number that we have a name for is a 'Googolplex' which is 1 followed by 10100 zeros, which is much larger than the number of particles in our universe.

Weblink 2.4 Number of digits of p At the time of writing, the world record for the number of digits of p was 1 241 100 000 000 digits, set in 2002 by Yasumasa Kanada of Tokyo University.

Weblink 11.2 Number line graphs - This link is currently unavailable Number line graphs are not part of the Maths Studies curriculum. Find information concerning number line graphs.