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Mathematics Department Technology


The use of technology is integrated throughout the mathematics curriculum via graphing calculators, computer algebra systems, and statistical tools. Software currently in use includes:

 

Geometer's Sketchpad

Geometer's Sketchpad
This award-winning mathematics software gives students a tangible, visual way to learn mathematics that increases their engagement, understanding and achievement. 
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Excel

Microsoft Excel
The most popular applied spreadsheet and database platform in the world, Microsoft Excel features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called "Visual Basic for Applications."
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Minitab

Minitab
Minitab is a more in-depth data analysis application than the more generic Microsoft Excel. When it comes to understanding more complex statistical concepts, Minitab is generally considered more reliable and accurate than Excel.  
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Derive 6

Derive 6
This is computer algebra software that is designed to calculate a wide variety of mathematical operations. It is a powerful system for performing both symbolic and numeric mathematics. 
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Every student is also issued an iPad tablet, and the mathematics programs encourage students to explore uses of this new technology both inside and outside of the classroom.