Other maths support resources

The following tables provide lists of maths related resources and associated web pages. These provide materials and information about a variety of mathematics related areas. Each resource has a summary description to assist you in locating the right resource for your needs.

General resources

  • Aurora: Elevator Lady Inc 'lets you use LaTeX in Microsoft® Word, PowerPoint®, Visio®, Excel®, and many other programs.'
  • TeXnic Center 'is a feature rich and easy-to-use integrated environment for creating LaTeX documents on the Windows platform.' Used to create maths documents which require maths symbols, etc.
  • MikTex is an up-to-date implementation of Tex for typesetting of mathematical documents for Windows.
  • MacTeX 'is a product produced by the MacTeX TeXnical working group of the TeX Users Group (TUG). The reference edition runs on Mac OS X, Windows, GNU/Linux, various BSD Unix systems, and most other computer architectures.'
  • Scilab 'is a scientific software package for numerical computations providing a powerful open computing environment for engineering and scientific applications. Scilab is an open source software.'
  • The R-Project is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.
  • Incompetech offers a variety of free downloadable graph paper in pdf format.
  • Print Free Graph Paper offers a choice of various types of graph paper with some explanation of usage.

Dyscalculia resources

"Dyscalculia" is a lesser-known learning disability that affects mathematical calculations. It is derived from the generic name "mathematics difficulty".

Miscellaneous maths information

  • MathSciNet 'is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature.'
  • arXiv Cornell University Library 'Open access to 509,518 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology and Statistics.' Main repository for new research papers in maths and physics.

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