# Budget Homeschool Links

## This Week's Featured Math Link

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## Math Links

Thanks for visiting the Budget Home\$chool Math section! So, working Math problems is not your favorite way to spend an afternoon? Perhaps, these links will help you change your mind? Math is all around us, used in many ways we never realize. Math doesn't have to be dull, tedious or hard to understand, for that matter. This extensive set of links will provide plenty of fun, education and relief for the Math blues.

We've searched the web for the very best math sites available. Here you will find everything from basic math facts, both online and offline flash cards, algebra lessons, statistics and how to understand them, as well as division, story problems, tangrams, geometry and everything in between. Explore the exciting world of mathematics. Great for both children and adults.

 [Math] Math Algebra (13) Contests (7) Finance (33) Fractions (3) Geometry (23) Money (2) Parents (8) Statistics (5) Worksheets (24) Star Wars Mathby George Lucas Ages: 7+Lucas Learning provides K-12 classrooms technology-based instructional materials that make learning challenging, engaging, and fun.Subjects: education, technology, lesson plans, curriculum, critical thinking Math in Daily Lifeby Annenberg Media Ages: 12 - 16Whether you're sailing a boat off the coast of Japan or building a house in Peru, you're using math to get things done. How can math be so universal? First, human beings didn't invent math concepts; we discovered them.Subjects: interactives, concepts, middle school, students, numbers Multiplication Madness!by Luke O'Malley Ages: 7 - 14Let's face it, kids love computers, there is a fun way for them to master one of the most important building blocks for learning mathematics. Ask your children to complete the steps. Ask your children to complete the 'Review', 'Study', 'Drills' or 'Test' steps for one or more multiplication tables. After completing a test, your children can click 'Report Card' for a record of their achievement. Subjects: math, multiplication, student, practice, study, drills, test House of Math Word Problems for Childrenby Math Stories Ages: 6 - 12The goal of this MathStories is to help elementary school children boost their math problem solving and critical-thinking skills. Over 15,000 online and printable math word problems for children to enjoy!Subjects: word problems, worksheets, story problems, elementary math, homeschool Kindergarten Math Lessonsby J. Banfill Ages: 5+Links for Kindergarten math games that help with counting numbers, telling time, patterns, and shapes.Subjects: activities, games, learning, interactive, numbers Printable Metric Conversion Chart Ages: 10+Find metric conversions for length, area, weight, speed, volume, and temperature.Subjects: centimeter, conversion, tables, charts, feet, kilograms, printable Living Math!by Julie Brennan Ages: 10+Games for Learning Math, Logic and Strategy - In the grocery store or when putting away groceries, you can ask which item weighs the most, and decide together by holding the objects or by reading the weights on the labels.Subjects: math, links, games, lessons, articles, money, economics AGradeMath.com Ages: 6+AGradeMath where you can learn math for free. 1000s of free math worksheets. Practice with our math flashcards. Get help with your math homework!Subjects: flash cards, videos, games, math definitions, calculators Interactive Math Gamesby Diana Dell, Ed.S Ages: 6 - 12A portal to hundreds of free, interactive math games and activities for elementary school-aged children.Subjects: addition, measurement, place value, problem solving, elementary math Cool Math: An amusement park of math by Karen Ages: 4 - 13Coolmath has a ton of cool math games and puzzles, lots of really clear math lessons, fractals, geometry, tessellations and more. Tons of very cool math stuff for kids, teens, parents and teachers too!Subjects: lessons, games, practice, dictionary, reference, geometry, books, prealgebra, algebra, puzzles, finance, science monster The Stock Market Gameby Starpoint Ages: 10+The Stock Market Game gives students the chance to invest a hypothetical \$100,000 in an on-line portfolio. They think they're playing a game. You know they're learning economic and financial concepts they'll use for the rest of their lives.Subjects: stock market, money, learning, investment concepts Area and Perimeterby Birmingham City Council Ages: 10 - 16Area is the amount of surface the 2D shape covers. It's measured in square units. Learn more ...Subjects: play, game, shapes, perimeter, area, units, rectangle, square UpToTen Ages: 1 - 10UpToTen offers over 1000 age-appropriate learning games for kids aged up to ten to promote early childhood education!Subjects: early childhood education, learning games, preschoolers, kindergarten Snork's Long Division Gameby Kids Numbers Ages: 10 - 13A step by step long division game that allows students to practice their long division skills in a supportive and fun environment. Your students teach a lovable monster named Snork how to do long division.Subjects: math, division, practice, game, long division, instruction, interactive Choose Your Lesson Plans!by HotChalk, Inc. Ages: 6+The Lesson Plans Page contains math lesson plans, math ideas, math lessons, math thematic units, lesson plans for teachers.Subjects: lesson plans, home school, arithmetic, counting, geometry, algebra Mathebook.netby Rick Modi Ages: 4 - 18Free online math exercise, online math practice, math homework, math e-workbooks, and math printable worksheets for all ages of math students. The activities range from basic math to algebra, geometry and much more...Subjects: online learning, tutorial, tools, math e-book U.S. Weights and Measuresby Pearson Education Ages: 8+Here is information about the units of measure used in the United States. This page includes linear measurements, finding area, cubic, liquid, dry measure, fluid measure, troy weight, and Gunter's or Surveyor's chain.Subjects: yard, rod, cubic foot, gallon, peck, bushel Kids Math Games Ages: 4 - 18Learn about numbers with these fun interactive games and activities. Complete challenges related to number patterns, fractions, decimals, place values, graphs, probability, frequency, calculators and more.Subjects: resources, games, logic math, interactive, numbers, fractions, geometry, logic, money, puzzles, multiplication, addition, counting, problem solving, percentage, graphs, decimals, measuring Math games and online practiceby Softschools.com Ages: 4 - 13 Free printable math worksheets for addition, subtraction, multiplication and pre algebra. Counting numbers worksheets and online games for preschool and kindergarten. Learning basic addition, basic subtraction and basic multiplication with counting.Subjects: interactive, worksheets, practice, addition, subtraction, games, geometry Figure This! Math Challenges for Familiesby National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Ages: 9 - 18Helping families enjoy mathematics outside school through a series of fun and engaging, high-quality challenges. Todays citizens need more than basic computation and rote mathematical skills. They must master the higher-level concepts... Subjects: math, challenge, linear, equations, graphs, patterns, variables Master Mathby Stan Lisle Ages: 9 - 16Free Middle School Math curriculum, with over 100 sequential lessons on the concepts needed to prepare a student for high school math. Each lesson includes a fun, 10 - 15 minute video lesson covering new concepts. The video lessons are accompanied by a worksheet, plus a self-grading on-line quiz, which show how to correctly do any problem the student misses on the quiz. All this material is free! Subjects: resource, free video lessons, worksheets, middle school math, math concepts, interactive, expressions, equations, problem solving, conversion, linear equations, percentage, estimation, algebraic expessions Math Exercises for Kidsby Nelcy Monnot Ages: 6 - 11Kids can choose ten levels and the type of exercise desired: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, problems, numbers and measuring exercises, mystery number, number order, geometry...Subjects: practice, interactive, decimals, addition, subtraction, numbers, measure, geometry Hooda Math Ages: 11 - 14Hooda comes from the Arabic name Huda meaning: enlightenment or guidance. Hooda Math is all about making math fun and making math easy.Subjects: fraction, integer, geometry, tutorials, games, logic Change Makerby Pearson Education, Inc. Ages: 8+FunBrain Change Maker is an educational game where the player must calculate the change given for a money purchase. Currencies from the United States, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, and Mexico are available.Subjects: games, money, currency, dollar, pound, pence Suzanne's Mathematics Lessonsby Suzanne Alejandre Ages: 10 - 18The Math Forum is the leading online resource for improving math learning. We offer a wealth of problems and puzzles; online mentoring; research; team problem solving; collaborations; and professional development.Subjects: numbers, algebra, measurement, geometry, resources, data analysis Welcome to MathMovesU.com!by Raytheon Company Ages: 11+MathMovesU is an innovative program designed to engage middle-school students with math. MathMovesU.com features content, such as sports, music, and fashion, while delivering math subject matter in engaging ways, like games.Subjects: math activities, math drills, practice, math games, help One Million Cows?by Kokogiak Media Ages: 5+Here's Harriet, our model cow. She's an average adult Holstein, 4 1/2 feet tall, about 6 feet long from nose to rump, and about 3 feet wide. Harriet also weighs in at a healthy 1,500 pounds. Yes we're dealing with cows now, and not pennies. Why?Subjects: value, width, height, length, weight, measurement Math Links for Kids Ages: 5+This is a site where small children can come to practice some of the new skills they are learning, and where parents can come with their children to see some of the exciting and fun things we're doing.Subjects: activities, games, learning, interactive, word problems Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzlesby Alexander Bogomolny Ages: 5+This site is for teachers, parents and students who seek engaging mathematics. Many of the topics are accompanied by Java illustrations. There are more than 900 Java applets. Subjects: arithmetic, problems, conversion, geometry, illusion, games, fractions A Maths Dictionary for Kidsby Jenny Eather Ages: 8 - 17I am an Australian primary school teacher (K-6). I made the dictionary as a reference resource for my classes at school.Subjects: abacus, acre, addition, algorithm, altitude, arc Math Baseballby Pearson Education Ages: 8+Improve your math skills. Fun game teaches addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and elementary algebra.Subjects: product, fun, game, mathematics, addition, mark mcguire Measurement Converter Ages: 10+Conversion tool for students and teachers. Convert fluid volume to mass/weight measurement. Convert linear feet to square feet and cubic feet. Many more conversions available...Subjects: conversion, tool, meter, units, fractions, Roman Numeralsby LoveToKnow, Corp. Ages: 10+Learn how to translate roman numerals or use our convenient roman numerals chart to do conversions and get a brief history of roman numerals.Subjects: chart, translate roman numerals, numeral conversion, outlines Creative Mathematics Part 1by Enchanted Mind Ages: 14+If the word mathematics brings discomfort to your ears there is hope on the horizon. Michael S. Schneider has written a wonderful book that can dispel mathaphobia forever. After reading A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe...Subjects: brain teasers, creative problem solving, humor, mathematics Try out your Multiplication Tablesby Maths Is Fun Ages: 9+Learn Your Multiplication Tables. You can test yourself using the times tables test. Follow the guide and select the tables you want. Or you can try out Speed Math.Subjects: games, multiplication, test, speed, tables Mrs. Glosser’s Math Goodiesby Gisele Glosser Ages: 5+Our interactive math instruction is ideal for kids of all ages. Math Goodies has been offering free math help since 1998.Subjects: math, interactive, free, help, resources Multiplication Timed Test Ages: 10+The following multiplication timed test is designed to provide students quick, repetitive practice with basic multiplication facts. The timer is set to 3 minutes by default, but can be changed to accommodate all levels.Subjects: multiplication, timed test, repetitive, practice, facts Math Interactivesby Annenberg Media Ages: 11 - 19These interactives provide educators and students with strategies, content, and activities that can enhance and improve students' skills in a variety of mathematical areas.Subjects: interactives, geometry, metric conversions, statistics Numbers from one to thirty one ...a page for each day of the monthby Richard Phillips Ages: 11 - 14Have you ever wondered how Room 101 got its name, or what you measure in oktas? Which number links Alice in Wonderland, rainbows and the Egyptian Book of the Dead? You will find the answers in Numbers.Subjects: mathematics, phobia, visualization, education, problem solving Ambleweb Division Machineby Ambleside C.E. Primary School Ages: 9 - 13Division machine simulator, allows the child to select from three levels of practice. Instant feedback. No parameter settings or modifications available.Subjects: math, division, practice, simulator The Math Forum @ Drexelby Drexel University Ages: 5+The Math Forum is the comprehensive resource for math education on the Internet. Some features include a K-12 math expert help service.Subjects: lesson plans, arithmetic, geometry, algebra, challenge, assignments Interactive Math Activitiesby Shodor Ages: 13+Students work step-by-step through the generation of a different Hilbert-like Curve (a fractal made from deforming a line by bending it), allowing them to explore number patterns in sequences and geometric properties of fractals.Subjects: operations, probability, statistics, quiz, fractions The MegaPenny Projectby Kokogiak Media Ages: 5+Visualizing huge numbers can be very difficult. People regularly talk about millions of miles, billions of bytes, or trillions of dollars, yet it's still hard to grasp just how much a "billion" really is.Subjects: pennies, weight, measurement, area Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teachingby Mathematics Enhancement Programme Ages: 5 - 11The primary material includes a full Mathematics scheme of work for pupils. For each year there are practice books, detailed lesson plans, and copy masters to be used in lessons, as well as general information about the Primary MEP project.Subjects: math, curriculum, Spanish, English, Ask Dr. Mathby Drexel University Ages: 5+The Internet's premier ask-an-expert math help service. Ask Dr. Math a question using the Dr. Math Web form, or browse the extensive archive of previous questions.Subjects: algebra, geometry, shapes, questions and answers, help Online Stopwatch Ages: 4+Everybody needs a stopwatch at some point -- and there's never one around! Well, now there is! Online Stopwatch! A simple, fast flash Online Stopwatch and Online Countdown timer always available when you need it.Subjects: math, resource, online tool, tools, timer, clock, stopwatch, alarm, countdown Mr. Martini’s Classroom: Math Flash Cards Ages: 6+Practice your math facts with free, online math problems. Do vertical math problems, math flash cards, or a math quiz, use a multiplication table and a number line.Subjects: flash cards, addition, multiplication, math facts, subtraction Pattern Blocks: Exploring Fractions with Shapesby Jacobo Bulaevsky Ages: 8+This program can be used to familiarize oneself with the different shapes, their relations, and their proportions. By rotating them, one can also get a good feel for their symmetry.Subjects: education, problem solving, home schooling, pattern blocks Interactive Multiplication Math Gamesby Krimsten Publishing Ages: 11+Activities, games, and worksheets to help teach the multiplication facts to your child or classroom. Have fun with the Multiplication Monster, Patty's Paints, Cone Crazy and many, many more.Subjects: online games, math, school, education Dave's Short Trig Courseby David E. Joyce Ages: 13+Trigonometry is useful. Learn a bit about trigonometry, or brush up on it. There are no grades and no tests for you to take, and no transcripts and no awards. There are a few exercises for you to work on, but only a few. Subjects: trigonometry, chord, sines, triangle, cosine, tangent, secant, angles Calculusby Gilbert Strang Ages: 15+"Calculus" the book is a useful resource for educators and self-learners alike. It is well organized, covers single variable and multivariable calculus in depth, and is rich with applications. Instructor's Manual and a student Study Guide are available.Subjects: functions, velocity, course materials, online learning, textbook Googol Power Math Videosby Susan Jarema Ages: 10+Nena and the GoogolKids are having trouble learning their times tables! Send in the Googols, who use their powers to make multiplication an exciting adventure that journeys from the jungles deep in Africa, to the icefields of Antarctica!Subjects: multiplication, videos, googol, activities, ideas Division Gamesby Diana Dell Ages: 10+These pages are part of a free workshop, Math FACTS (Free, Awesome Cool Tools for Students) , brought to you by SqoolTechs, LLC.Subjects: math, division, practice, games, rules, decimals Lessons, Tutorials and Lecture Notesby Math Archives Ages: 12+This site contains many of the definitions and theorems from the area of mathematics generally called abstract algebra.Subjects: mathematics, algebra, homework help, geometry, research MacTutor History of Mathematicsby School of Mathematics and Statistics Ages: 14+The Babylonians had an advanced number system, in some ways more advanced than our present systems. It was a positional system with a base of 60 rather than the system with base 10 in widespread use today.Subjects: math history, Mayan, Ancient Greek, Egyptian, American PI Dayby Mark C. Christianson Ages: 8+Pi Day is a day to celebrate our favorite number, 3.14159. The marvelous mysteries of this number could be probed forever, but we will limit ourselves to some carols you can sing on our numbers own special day, perhaps even at Pi o'clock that afternoon.Subjects: songs, Pi Day, numbers, 3.14159…, infinite Multimedia Math Glossaryby Harcourt School Publishers Ages: 6 - 13Animated and illustrated definitions of math terms for elementary school students.Subjects: home schooling, math terms, glossary, fractions, geometry, angles Ask A Scientistby Office of DOE Science Education Ages: 10+Ask A Scientist focuses on questions from K-12 students and teachers that are not commonly found in libraries, reference books or text books.Subjects: mathematics, questions, science, topics, algorithm, polynomial roots, fratals, theory, integrals Interactive Mathby A Plus Math Ages: 10+Create and print your own set of flashcards online using the Flashcard Creator!Subjects: games, flashcards, puzzles, word find British and Metric Conversionsby Annenberg Media Ages: 8+The metric system provides a universal language for measurement that can be understood regardless of where you are from or what language you speak.Subjects: units, symbols, length, mass, volume, temperature, metric Divisibility Rulesby Rick Larson Ages: 10+You will be given a round of ten integers. Make a check next to all the answers that are evenly divisible. Each answer choice will be used at least once.Subjects: math, division, practice, quiz, rules The list of numbersby Lulu's Games Ages: 9 - 13Click on the numbers, in ascending order (from the greater to the smaller). You can choose the values between which the number will be chosen.Subjects: game, math, numbers, ordering, Online Unit Converter Ages: 10+Volume - Acre-foot Conversion Factors. Convert centimeter, foot, furlong, inch, kilometer, meter, surface, volt, ton, gallon, pound, ounce, density, gram, carat and more...Subjects: conversion tables, units, conversion, measure, calculator Pi Day Activities and Resourcesby Exploratorium Ages: 10+From San Francisco to New York, in museums, universities, classrooms and in the privacy of one's own home, people are celebrating Pi. The number is Pi, 3.1415926535...ad infinitum. - March 14Subjects: Pi, activities, holiday, crafts, limericks, links, history Infinityby V. Turchin Ages: 10+In mathematics and philosophy we find two concepts of infinity: potential infinity, which is the infinity of a process which never stops, and actual infinity which is supposed to be static and completed, so that it can be thought of as an object.Subjects: counting, numbers, whole, positive, objects, theory