Welcome to Rick Castrapel's Home Page 

Professor 

How to be an Effective College Student 
Office: Room 2773 Phone: 7603556505 

Email: rick.castrapel@imperial.edu 



Classes Fall 2016 













CS 281 
11117 
Assmbly 
Rm 3109 
TR 2:00pm4:40pm 

Math 119 
10119 
Statistics 
Rm 2722 
MWF 8:009:10am 

Math 119 
10120 
Statistics 
Rm 2722 
MWF 9:3510:50am 

Math 119 
10124 
Statistics 
Rm 2723 
MWF 11:2012:35 




Useful
Links Links
to way too many math related pages. I haven't checked all
these out. Math
help in a forum format Basic
math through trig and calculus Help
mostly for basic math and algebra Fractions
are better understood when seen.
Links
to many tutorials on various math topics Basic
math through Calculus III Kindergarten
through Precalculus, worksheets and study guides Lessons
and problems for college math readiness Beginning
Algebra lessons, worksheets and calculators Your own copy of the presentations
we view in class Formula card from the Triola
textbook Binomial Distribution Tables Repeatedly perform a simulated
binomial experiment and watch it converge toward a Normal
Distribution Calculate and plot Normal
Probability given mean, SD and end points Generate and download truly random
sequences of numbers Links to interesting online applets
for demonstrating statistical concepts
Guide to using the TI 83/84Plus in
statistics classes Statistics Project Part 1 Web
Site The Fathom^{TM}
data analysis software web page at Key Curriculum Press Fathom Tutorial at TeacherLink An introduction to Fathom from
David Arnold of College of the Redwoods, adapted by me for
Fathom2 and the Imperial Valley College Math 121 class The data sets included in the
Triola statistics texts adapted to Fathom Some of the files we will use in
Math 121 Fathom class Data set for Math 190 Slinky
project Lots of statistical data and the
stories behind them Extensive collection of free US and
World census data Page linking to tons of data from
your favorite sport Journal of Statistics Education
Data Archive Statlib Dataset Archive Source for government data with
links to more than 100 federal agencies
State of California Statistical
Data Demographic data for US cities and
regions Data sets from the designer of
Fathom. Mostly scientific rather than statistical data. My Geometer's Sketchpad files Web site for Geometer's Sketchpad
at Key Curriculum Press The definitive geometry text for
2000 years, now available online. Conics file for Math 190 Project 2 Java.com
official site, download Java, tutorials, etc. Java
SE software development kit free download from Sun
Microsystems. A
free lightweight IDE (<7MB) for writing Java programs
jEdit
is a free, mature programmer's text editor
A
free IDE with Visualizations for Improving Software
Comprehensibility
Examples file from Irvine text for
Assembly Language class Download Visual C++ Microsoft Macro Assembler Reference
Manual Intel® 64 and IA32
Architectures Software Developer's Manuals
Optimization guides for C++ and
Intel Assembly Unixlike shell to run under
Microsoft Windows XWindows interface to run under
Microsoft Windows Free Fortran 95 compiler which runs
in a number of environments Compilers and documentation from
Sun Microsystems Emulator for TI Graphing
Calculators Printityourself graph paper –
rectangular, polar, 4up FREE generalpurpose 2D and 3D
graphing utility for your PC. Click on the peanut at the
bottom of the WinPlot page and find other cool utilities too. Link to TI Interactive software.
Purchase or download a free trial. Harvey Mudd College collection of
random math fun facts From
the makers of Mathematica. This site is comprehensive,
but sophistocated and advanced, not for the faint of heart. Ever
wonder how to compute cube roots by hand? This and much more
from National Institute of Standards and Technology University
of Tennessee archive collection Take
a journey zooming in on the Milky Way successively by powers
of ten until you reach ... The Solar System ... Earth ... an
oak tree ... DNA ... quarks Getting
the wrong answer on your calculator? See this for possible
problems. What?
No “Rick Castrapel”?
