Online Math Applications
Auto Loan Monthly Payment Calculator. Auto Loan Monthly Payment Calculator, provided by Bank of America, calculates your monthly loan payments on our auto loan. Centura also offers a collection of personal, home, and savings financial calculators including a form that will calculate the maximum auto loan amount given a monthly payement, loan term, annual percentage rate (APR), and down payment. These sites are suitable for students in grades 8-12.
Britannica's Lives. Britannica's Lives lets students in grades 6-12 find a list of famous people who were born on their birtdays or any day they select. The site provides biographical information and also includes a "generation" feature which finds your contemporaries. A similiar site is Daily Almanac where students in grades 4-8 can chose any day in a 1996 calendar to get a list of famous people's birthdays and notable events on that day.
Calendar. Calendar Web site displays the entire calendar of any year or just the month of the year you want. Also, calendar of 1996 lets you create a yearly calendar. Kids in grades K-3 can print out the calendars and learn more about ordinal numbers.
Calculate Your Possible Lighting Savings. Calculate Your Possible Lighting Savings lets you calculate how much money you could save by replacing just one incandescent light bulb with its fluorescent equivalent. The site is suitable for students in grades 6-12.
Calorie Calculator. Calorie Calculator, provided by Stevens Creek Software, lets students in grades 5-12 enter their heights, weights, ages, sex, and daily activity levels to find their calorie needs. For another calorie calculator, click here.
College Cost Calculator. Fidelty Investments' College Cost Calculator is an easy-to-use tool for determining the cost of a college education, public or private, for high school students. Other similiar calculators are Bank of America's budgeting for college, PNCBank's college savings plan , American Express' budget calculator , and Merrill Lynch's college cost calculator.
Compound Interest Rate Calculator. Compound Interest Rate Calculator, for students in grades 8-12, takes the percentage increase you want to earn for an investment for a duration of time, and finds the required annual yield you would need to achieve that goal.
Conversion Factors . Conversion Factors, provided by Washington State Department of Transportation, is a Web site where students in grades 6-12 convert between U.S. customary units and SI (International System ) metric units. The site also includes useful conversion tables between the two systems. Other conversion sites are easy conversions for liquid, length, and area measurements and measurements converter which requires a Java-capable browser.
Countdown. Countdown lets you find out how many days, hours, and minutes have elapsed by entering a time/date in the From box and then entering another time/date in the Till box. Students in grades 5-12 can use this online tool to find out how many seconds have they been alive or how many seconds until some event in the future happens or the past has taken place.
Daily Almanac. Daily Almanac offers a collection of sites in the following categories for kids in grades 6-12: "Today's Facts", "Today's Figures", and "Just for Fun".
Edustock. Edustock is a Web site designed to teach students and teachers in grades 6-12 what the stock market is, and how it can work for them. The site contains tutorials (including a free realtime simulation) on the stock market and how to pick good stocks. It also provides information on a select group of companies to help you start your research into what stock is going to make your fortune. Investing for KIds is another stock market simulation that features interactive strategies for investing.
Fractal Generator. Fractal Generator helps high school students create beautiful geometric designs and patterns (fractals). For a brief explanation, click here. To view sample fractals and get some ideas, click on user gallery.
GNN/Koblas Currency Converter. GNN/Koblas Currency Converter is a world money converter in which students in grades 5-8 students can readily find the currency values of over 55 countries. For another easy-to-use cuurrency converter, click here.
Graphics Archive: Geometry Center. Graphics Archive produced by the Geometry Center features a collection of math pictures with background information and descriptions for students in grades 7-12. The site also includes general interest images of fractals, digital art, and higher dimensional objects.
Guess the Number. Guess the Number is an interactive game where you have 9 chances to guess a number between 1 and 1000. This fun online activity can help kids in grades 4-12 improve their estimating skills.
Are you HWP? Height-Weight- Proportional (HWP) is based on a formula for calculating the ratio of your body's weight to height. For the ideal weight of most people, this ratio should be between 20-25. To get your ratio, enter your height and weight and then click on "calculate". The site is suitable for grades 5-12.
How Far Is It? How Far Is It? is an online activity where an user can find the distance between two major cities around the world and pinpoint these places on a map. The activity connects coordinate geometry and geography for students in grades 5-8.
How Long Will the Money Last? How Long Will the Money Last? is an online calculator for answering "what ifs" questions about your savings/investments. The site is suitable for students and teachers in grades 7-12.
Inflation Quiz. Inflation Quiz, provided by Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, lists some common items and what they cost in U.S. dollars in 1965 and what they cost in 1996. Students in grades 6-12 try to guess what they'll cost in U.S. dollars in 30 years. The computer will total your score.
Inter-Links Perpetual Calendar. Inter-Links Perpetual Calendar, for students in grades 4-12, lets them find the day of the week for any month of the year and view the entire month. To find the day for Christmas December,1940, select the month December in the pull-down menu, type the year 1940 in the box, and click on Jump.
Jumpin' Jehosaphat, the Counting Sheep. Jumpin' Jehosaphat, the Counting Sheep features an online visual calculator for elementary school students. Students can add, subtract, multiply, or divide and watch a sheep jump giving the correct answer. Jeshosaphat comes in a larger version for viewing and a Java version. A similiar site is Blue Dog Can Count offering a sound calculator where kids listen to the dog bark the correct answer to a problem.
Kali. Kali, provided by the Geometry Center, is an interactive tool for making patterns similiar to Escher tessellations. Students in grades 4-12 learn about symmetry using this online tool.
Livinghome Toolchest. Livinghome Toolchest, for grades 7-12, contains a collection of online calculators for your do-it-your-shelf home needs including a calculator for estimating kitchen tiles , for picking the right lawn grass seed , for building the right fence around your home, for estimating the amount of paint to paint a room, and for determining the number of rolls of wallpaper to paper a room.
Longevity Game. Longevity game, provided by Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, calculates how long you can expect to live based on life insurance industry research. In addition, Life Expectancy Calculator calculates your future life expectancy based on gender and age, and the Chicago Tribune provides a short form of its Longevity Test. These sites are suitable for students in grades 5-12.
Mark's Financial Aid Calculators. Mark's Financial Aid Calculators, created by Mark Kantrowitz, are a list of calculators in which high school students can play "what-if" games to better understand college and future living costs.
Mathematical Animation Gallery. Mathematical Animation Gallery, for students in grades 6-12, features animations created by math problems.
Measure 4 Measure. Measure 4 Measure features a collection of interactive sites on the Web that estimate, calculate, evaluate, translate, and do other tasks for students in grades 6-12.
Measuring Units Conversion Tables. Measuring Units Conversion Tables, provided by the Internet French Property, is an interactive site where you can convert from metric to Imperial and U.S. measurement systems. Students in grades 5-12 can do conversions for length, area, volume, weight, and temperature.
Menu of Financial Calculators. Financial Calculators, maintained by HSH Associates, provides a menu of online financial calculators including the Monthly Mortgage Calculator for high school students. Other mortgage calculator's are Open House's and MaxSol's. These interactive calculators show how mortgage rates for loans are computed and also gives the remaining loan balance.
META GPA Calculating Spreadsheet. META GPA Calculating Spreadsheet, devised by UC Berkeley's Academic Achievement Division lets high school students easily determine their GPA's. The calculator can be customized to fit any grading scale.
Monster Equations. Monster Equations, adapted from Knowledge Adventure's Jumpstart 2nd Grade CD-ROM, is an online game with ten levels where kids try to create the longest equations by moving the blocks from the top shelf to either side of the equation on the botton shelf. To play, click on Let's Begin.
Name Search. Name search is provided by U.S. Census Bureau and lets you find out how many people have the same name as you. Students in grades 4-8 can have fun with this statistics activity.
National Budget Simulation. National Budget Simulation, for high school students, is sponsored by the U.C. Berkeley's Center for Community Economic Research. The object of the simulation is to balance the the current national budget using the data provided in the pop-up menus.
Online Calculator. Online Calculator, for grades 6-12, lets you enter an expression that you want to evaluate. Students can use this calculator for arithmetic, geometry,and trigonmetry. Students in grades 2-6 can use the Web calculator for the basic operations and the simple calculator for the basic operations and exponents.
Paint Estimator. Paint Estimator from the Books That Work series calculates the exact amount of paint needed to paint a room. Students in grades 5-8 measure a room finding its area and perimeter and adjusting for the number of doors and windows.
PhoNETic. The traditional PhoNETic converts a telephone number into all combinations of the associated telephone keypad letters. PhoNETic will also convert phonetic telephone numbers into numeric digits. Students in grades 4-8 can make the number-letter connection on phone keypad and learn about arrangements and combinations.
Pi-Search Page. Pi-search page allows you to enter any number and find it in pi's unending string of digits. For example, by choosing July 4, 1776 and entering 070476, you will see where this date appears in pi. Another similiar site is Where is your Birthday in PI?. Students in grades 6-12 can see their birthdays are in pi in both sites and learn about irrational numbers.
Pi Trivia Game. Pi Trivia Game for AP classes tests a student's knowledge of pi through an interactive format. There are 25 fun pi-related, multiple choice questions accompanied by answers and explanations.
Population Clock. Population Clock, provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, lets you use pop clocks to find up-to-the-minute estimates for U.S. and world populations. The clocks update about every 15 seconds. The site can help students in grades 6-12 understand place value with large numbers.
Simple Magic Square Checker. Simple Magic Square Checker, created by by Fabrizio Pivari, lets students determine if their magic squares are correct. Students in grades 5-12, exploring the properties of magic squares, can improve their math skills.
Quarterback Passer Rating Calculator. Quarterback Passer Rating Calculator, from Prime Software, is an easy-to-use online calculator for students in grades 4-12. Students insert the appropriate data in the form provided to find a quarterback's rating.
QuasiTiler 3.0.QuasiTiler 3.0, provided by the Geometry Center, is an interactive tool that students in grades 6-12 can use for designing their own geometric patterns. Students have fun learning about symmetry using this online tool.
Spatial IQ-Test. Complete the Spatial IQ-Test in 20 minutes provided by BrainTainment Center. Click on "Send answer" for your results. The site is suitable for high students.
Tank Size Calculator. Tank Size Calculator, provided by Fish Information Service (FINS) calculates how much water you will need to fill your fish tank. You enter the length, depth, and height to find the amount of water for your tank. The site is suitable for students in grades 4-12.
Temperature Conversion Calculator. Temperature Conversion Calculator, for students in high school, converts a temperature to and from Celsius, Fahrenheit, and other scales.
Timezone Converter. Timezone Converter finds the local time of different places around the world. Enter the current date, time, and select two time zones. The site is suitable for students in grades 7-12. For grades 4-6, students can use the Date and Time Gateway or the Times Around the World where they find local times and today's date by clicking on a place worldwide.
Universal Currency Converter. Universal Currency Converter provides simple instructions and allows students in grades 6-12 to perform interactive foreign exchange rate conversion on the Internet. The universal converter also includes a Spanish version and an interactive currency table where students can view up-to-date money comparisons for many countries.
U.S. National Debt Clock. U.S. National Debt Clock displays the enormity of our national debt which is increasing nearly 660 million dollars every day. This site helps kids in grades 9-12 understand the significance of huge numbers. The site also includes links to socioeconomic/political sites which discuss the national debt.
Time Service Dept., U.S. Naval Observatory. Time Service Dept., U.S. Naval Observatory helps middle school students learn about the different world time zones and how to convert time from one zone to another. To learn about technical terms used in time, click on frequently asked questions. In addition, the Naval Observatory provides Times of Sun/Moon Rise/Set/Phases where kids can enter a city and state in the U.S. to determine when the sun will rise and set. This activity helps kids connect time with astronomy and geography.
Wealth Accumulation Calculator. Wealth Accumulation Calculator, provided by Prudential Securities, calculate how much you can save towards a financial goal based upon a certain savings amount per year. For another calculator to determine your net worth, here. These sites are suitable for grades 7-12.
WWW Spirograph. WWW Spirograph is an online version of a geometric toy where kids in grades 1-8 create spiral-shaped drawings by entering three numbers. Older kids can also experiment with positive and negative numbers trying to draw intricate spiral designs. For other online versions, click on Draw a Trochoid or Java Spirograph.
World Clock. World Clock, for students in grades 4-12, shows simulanously in a table the local time (updated every minute) of more than 100 places worldwide. Students can also click on a map to find the local time in a different city around the world displayed on an analog and digital clock.
Yahoo's World Population Counts. Yahoo's World Population Counts is a collection of reference sites giving population statisics worldwide. Also, the 1994 population table for countries of the world compiled by the United Nations is useful. Students in grades 6-12 can use these sites to compare the population sizes of the different countries.
ZipFind. ZipFind is an online calculator for finding the distance between any two zip codes in the U.S.A. The site is suitable for students in grades 5-12.