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Lough, Tom | 10 |

Tipps, Steve | 10 |

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Lough, Tom; Tipps, Steve – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989

Offers several LOGO programs to study the behavior of simple nonlinear systems. Suggests that LOGO is an excellent tool for studying chaotic systems. Offers suggestions for different forms of LOGO. Builds upon programs presented in a previous article. (MVL)

Descriptors: Chaos Theory, College Mathematics, Computer Graphics, Computer Simulation

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Lough, Tom; Tipps, Steve – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1987

Provides several examples of the use of Logo in working with fractions and manipulating vectors. Includes an exercise which deals with the relationship between the two and several exercises which address various problems using different kinds of fractions. (TW)

Descriptors: College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware

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Lough, Tom; Tipps, Steve – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1988

Discusses chaotic behavior (movement) in a nonlinear system using LOGO programs. Presents several examples with program listings. (MVL)

Descriptors: Chaos Theory, College Science, Computer Graphics, Computer Oriented Programs

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Lough, Tom; Tipps, Steve – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1987

Described are procedures for multiplying matrices using Logo. Examples of computer programming are included. (RH)

Descriptors: College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Higher Education

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Lough, Tom; Tipps, Steve – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1988

Illustrates the exploration of random and chance events with a microcomputer. Demonstrates this principle using turtle graphics, coin flips, and die rolls in a student exercise involving distance and direction on a number line. Includes the necessary LOGO programming statements to use this method. (CW)

Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware

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Lough, Tom; Tipps, Steve – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1988

Discusses the use of Logo tools, spinners, dice, and coins for creating and understanding probability. Gives procedures for devising a spinner board and other necessary functions for performing the activity. Presents ideas for extending the experiment. (RT)

Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary School Mathematics

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Lough, Tom; Tipps, Steve – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1987

Discusses several ways in which the Logo programming language can be used to experiment with and learn about matrices. Describes procedures for developing a Logo tool to establish a matrix representation, as well as others for adding, subtracting, and transposing. (TW)

Descriptors: College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware

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Lough, Tom; Tipps, Steve – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1986

Describes various solutions to sequence problems using Logo programing language. Complete program listings are included when applicable. (JN)

Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Education

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Lough, Tom; Tipps, Steve – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1986

This is the first of a two-part series on the general concept of vector space. Provides tool procedures to allow investigation of vector properties, vector addition and subtraction, and X and Y components. Lists several sources of additional vector ideas. (JM)

Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computers, Mathematics Education

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Lough, Tom; Tipps, Steve – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1985

LOGO tools are procedures which accomplish specific tasks. They can be furnished to students, along with suggestions for exploratory activities, or students can develop them. Several of these tools (program listings) with sample output are presented. (JN)

Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education, Programing