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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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I found a very nice resource for maths - it is called A Maths Dictionary for Kids. It is written by an Australian primary school teacher, and I love it.

It has HUNDREDS of words explained, and could be really useful if you are having trouble understanding something. Then again, it is fun just to look around it.

It is written in "Flash", (you may need to install Flash Player first - there is a link on the website), and has lots of nice animations and interactive elements to explain the words.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**Roraborealis****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-17
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I agree, that is a very helpful software, and it has activities to make it more fun. I think people in schools should have a go at it in a maths lesson.

School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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The Dictionary is, indeed, fantastic!

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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**sexybabe1****Member**- Registered: 2005-06-07
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hello im zoe willmott i come from ise community college its a sko0ol i cum frm it and to be honest i ent into maths at all i think its math but we have 2 do it to get a gd job dunt we mathsisfun is alright i suppose but i rly hate maths especially my boring maths room its fun when were in the computa room for maths which i am now x

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Don't hate Mathematics, Zoe! Mathematics is fun, believe me!

*Last edited by ganesh (2005-07-14 23:18:41)*

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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**mathsmaths****Member**- Registered: 2005-07-15
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i hate math tests but i do like the lessons

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