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Minimodule PCBs in Your Body

Introduction Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are human-made organic chemicals.Exposure to PCBs can have adverse hea...

GAIMME: Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Mathematical Modeling Education Spanish Edition

La esperanza y la visión compartidas del Consorcio para las Matemáticas y sus Aplicaciones (COMAP) y la Sociedad de M...

GAIMME: Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Mathematical Modeling Education 2nd Edition

The shared hope and vision of the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) and the Society for Industr...

Projecting Forward: Learnings From Educational Systemic Reform

PrefaceThe National Science Foundation (NSF) initiated the design and provided the support for comprehensive complex ...

GAIMME: Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Mathematical Modeling Education 1st Edition

The shared hope and vision of the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) and the Society for Industr...

Review of ' 101 Careers For Math Teachers '

Does College Pay? The question has been a common one in recent years. Headlines announce high student debt, u...

Geometric View Connecting Determinants and Area

Editors Note: I love finding new and interesting proofs and demonstrations of geometric theorems particularl...

Polyiamonds

Polyiamonds are geometric figures formed by attaching equilateral triangles edgeto- edge in the plane without ...

The Manufacturing Progress Curve (UMAP)

A unit that applies precalculus to industrial management. The purpose of this module is to teach students about learn...

Barging Ahead: Optimizing A Trip Upriver

Introduction Barges are an integral component of the freight transportation system.The capacity of a barge is 60 tim...

Discovering Bifurcation

Introduction The world is facing a wide range of ecological challenges, includingspecies extinction and the climate ...

Guiding Students to Discover Counting Formulas - With a Modeling Twist

Introduction In undergraduate mathematics classes, counting is often taught by presentingformulas for students to me...

Current Issues In Mathematics Education Materials Of The American-Russian Workshop

PrefaceThe present publication comprises a collection of articles by the participants in the Russian-American worksho...

Math Trails

Part 1: Purposes and Organization of a Math TrailIntroduction 6Background and History 6Characteristics of Math Trails...

Tools of the Trade (Student)

Table of Contents Front MatterUnit 1 : Unit ConversionsUnit 2 : Agricultural AviationUnit 3 : Washington ApplesUnit ...

Tools of the Trade (Teacher)

Table of Contents Front MatterUnit 1 : Unit ConversionsUnit 2 : Agricultural AviationUnit 3 : Washington ApplesUnit ...

Principles and Practices of Mathematics

This text represents a new entry level course in mathematics for students in programs such as mathematics, the scienc...

UMAP Journal 43.1 Spring 2022 Edition

Table of Contents Editorial Retroreview Article The Dogbone is the Unique Auto-Reversing Track Configur...

A Groundwater Contaminant Extraction Model Using Complex Potentials (ILAP)

Contents 1. Setting the Scene2. Complex Analysis Background3. Idealized Groundwater Flow4. Contaminant Extraction Mod...

Minimodule and Model Reality Check Sustaining Fisheries

Introduction Consider a stock of fish. If there is no harvest, the stock will tend to renew itself with births...

The Dogbone is the Unique Auto-Reversing Track Configuration

Introduction Motivated by one author's grandsons play with Fisher-Price® Thomas & FriendsTM TrackmasterTM, a batt...

Consortium 122, Spring/Summer 2022

Table of Contents:From the Editor's Desk: Announcing Free Mathematical Modeling ModulesGAIMME Time: How Much Food Cou...

How Much Food Could Our School Grow? An Example Modeling Problem.

For the past few years, in GAIMME Time, we have discussed the benefits of teaching mathematical modeling as well as s...

How Many Ties? The Maximum Possible Debate Bracket Problem

In the course of modeling and studying the fairness of debate tournaments, an interesting problem arose that is also ...

Graphs from Rectangles

At its core mathematics is concerned with the study of patterns of different kinds. What is perhaps surprising is tha...

Modeling Pooled-Sample Testing, Part II

The context for this Modeling Pull-Out involves modeling pooled- sample testing for diseases or drug usage in order t...

UMAP Journal 43.2 Summer 2022 Edition

Table of ContentsGuest EditorialIt's Self-Evident!Teaching ModelingDiscovering BifurcationGuiding Students to Discove...

Data Detectives: ShotSpotter in Chicago

Introduction ShotSpotter is a technology to detect, locate, and report gunshots to police. Its deployment in C...

Modeling Botpaths with Linear Functions (Modeling Module)

COMAP presents a series of modules designed for teaching mathematics through the modeling of real-world phenomena. Mo...

Modeling Pooled-Sample Testing, Part I (Modeling Module)

COMAP presents a series of modules designed for teaching mathematics through the modeling of real-world phenomena. Mo...

Modeling Pooled-Sample Testing, Part II (Modeling Module)

COMAP presents a series of modules designed for teaching mathematics through the modeling of real-world phenomena. Mo...

Polygonal Numbers and The Algebra of Sequences

This edition of Geometer's Corner develops one of my all-time favorite topics to teach. What follows can be incorpora...

UMAP Journal 42.1 Spring 2021 Edition

Table of Contents Editorial Welcome to New Partners Teaching Modeling Teaching Modeling: Tell Us How...

Consortium 120, Spring/Summer 2021

Table of Contents: From the Publisher's Desk: An Important Announcement GAIMME Time: What is Math Modeling?...

When Should Your Parents Take Social Security?

Introduction The U.S. Social Security Administration offers and administers retirement income to workers who h...

Mathematical Modeling of Patch Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems

Abstract We detail two different mathematical solution techniques for a system of first-order differential equ...

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