luidMath™ (www.fluiditysoftware.com), a new mathematics software tool for Tablet devices, computers, and interactive whiteboards, can create a dynamic graph or table with a simple gesture and recognize written expressions as the mathematical relationship they intend. The software uses a stylus as its input device. By changing constant values in an equation to parameters, the user can create sliders instantly and see graphs and tables change dynamically. The CAS (Computer Algebra System) functionality allows simplification of algebraic expressions and solution of equations and can perform all the calculations from algebra through calculus. FluidMath uses standard mathematical notation to explore explicitly and implicitly defined functions, parametric functions, polar functions, and recursively defined functions.
Maria L. Hernandez, firstname.lastname@example.org, teaches high school mathematics at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics in Durham. Her focus is on using realworld applications and various technologies to help students see the power of mathematics.
Nils Ahbel, email@example.com, teaches mathematics at Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, Massachusetts.