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# When Will I Use Math?

## WeUseMath.org

# Links to other useful sites

University of Arizona Video

This video from the University of Arizona highlights some of the many career options that are available to you with a degree in Mathematics.

The Mathematical Association of America

www.ams.org/mathmoments

Mathematical Moments

www.jamestanton.com

An excellent source for making math fun in the school classroom and beyond.

mathforum.org/dr.math

Get answers to all your questions about math and read answers to other people’s questions.

ArtOfProblemSolving.com

Challenging problems, advice, and support for students and teachers interested in math competitions.

mathfactor.uark.edu

A radio show about math by Professor Chaim Goodman-Strauss and Journalist Kyle Kellams.

www.thefutureschannel.com/algebra/algebra_real_world_movies.php

Movies about math in real life with algebra activities.

www.math.hmc.edu/funfacts/

Math Fun Facts are ideas and puzzles that will change the way you think.

garden.irmacs.sfu.ca/

Open Problem Garden is a collection of unsolved problems in mathematics.

www.unpracticalmath.com

Has some fun math games and resources for teachers.

www.whydomath.org

*Why Do Math* shows that an undergraduate mathematics education can be an entryway to rewarding and engaging career opportunities.

www.tuition.com.hk/mathematics

A mathematical dictionary and glossary for students

**Additional information about mathematical careers:**

www.maa.org/careers/

The Mathematical Association of America has some information about mathematical career choices.

www.ams.org/careers/archived.html

The American Mathematical Society has some profiles of people employed in mathematical careers.

www.siam.org/careers/thinking.php

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics has additional information about careers in applied math

http://www.ibm.com/ibm/ideasfromibm/us/math/070907/index.shtml

How math is used in the real world.

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Mathematics Dictionary & Glossary is possibly the most comprehensive source of mathematic- related terms on the Internet. It contains over 2,000 defined words, terms and concepts, all of which are cross-referenced with live linking.

Submit a teachers' resource entry to the site!

The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding career opportunities available to students who study mathematics.

The site www.unpracticalmath.com has a few fun math-related games, and some resources for teachers.