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Math Modeling


8 Math Modeling Examples That Demonstrate the Importance of Modeling in the Real World

| Math Curriculum, Math Modeling
This blog post delves into diverse math modeling examples showing how modeling can be a...

A Student Guide for Getting Started with Math Modeling

| Math Modeling
In this blog post, we'll explore the basics of math modeling and provide a step-by-step...

The Math Model You Need for Perfect Christmas Lighting

| Math Modeling, Fun with Math
There's a Christmas lighting math model that's about to turn your holiday decorating wo...

The Importance of Math Modeling in STEM and Beyond

| Math Modeling
In this blog post, we'll delve into the profound importance of math modeling in STEM an...

8 Exciting Careers That Rely on Applied Mathematics

| Math Modeling
Let's explore some exciting careers that rely on applied mathematics, demonstrating how...

7 Last-Minute Math Modeling Contest Tips

| Math Contests, Math Modeling
Math modeling contests can be challenging, but these last-minute math contest tips can ...

Boarding a Plane Window Seats First, A Math Modeling Problem

| Math Curriculum, Math Modeling
United Airlines will now allow passengers in window seats to board before those in mid...

Infectious Learning at NCTM

| Math Modeling, Fun with Math
COMAP is excited to team up with Operation Outbreak (OO) at the NCTM National Meeting t...

Math in Pictures: Fall Colors and Math

| Math Modeling, Fun with Math
In this Math in Pictures blog we turn our attention to some Boston Ivy outside the wind...

Math Modeling Real-World Topics: Gerrymandering

| Math Modeling
In this blog series, we're highlighting math modeling modules and articles that explore...

Math Modeling Real-World Topics: Indy Racing

| Math Modeling, Fun with Math
In this blog series, we're highlighting math modeling modules and articles that explore...

Math Modeling Handbook: Three Reasons You Need It This School Year

| Math Curriculum, Math Modeling
Our Mathematical Modeling Handbook is the perfect companion for bringing math modeling ...

Hot Math: A Nice Opportunity to Apply Probability to Current Events

| Math Modeling, Fun with Math
Global daily temperatures have been the hottest on record in the last 120,000 years. Ho...

Math Modeling Real-World Topics: Weight Loss

| Math Modeling
We're highlighting math modeling modules that explore real-world issues that have broad...

It Actually Still is a Small World After All: Graph Theory and Small-World Phenomenon

| Math Modeling, Fun with Math
Remember the Kevin Bacon Game to see how few links are needed to connect actors? This i...

AI + Mathematics + Modeling + Humans

| Math Modeling
Some of the ways AI, mathematics, and modeling are interacting are fascinating. Read on...

Math Modeling Real-World Topics: Water Conservation

| Math Modeling
In this blog series, we're highlighting math modeling modules and articles that explore...

Announcing Results from the 2023 MCM/ICM Math Modeling Contests

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MC...

10 Interesting Math Modeling Modules to Try Today

There are many math modeling modules available on our website, but we compiled a sample...

Great News! The Search is Over New COMAP Leader Chosen

I am extremely pleased to announce that Dr. Catherine Roberts has agreed to join the CO...

The UMAP Journal: Current Issue Is Now Free to Student and Educator Members

| Math Modeling, Publications
We are pleased to announce that the current issue of The UMAP Journal is available free...

Tributes to Frank Giordano

| Math Modeling
Frank R. Giordano (1942–2022) was honored last year with COMAP’s Doug Faires Lifetime A...

Math Modeling In the News

| Math Modeling
Math modeling shows up everywhere, if you’re looking for it. Let’s explore some of the ...

Dartboards and Math Modeling: Where to Aim?

Where should you aim at a dartboard in which the bullseyes, and the tripling and doubli...

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