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Euclid’s Pyramid: A Colorful Construction

Several of my past columns have focused on how one can construct many of the regular and semi‑regular polyhedra using...

GAIMME Time: Getting Away from One Right Answer

This month’s column is guest authored by Dr. Ariana Mendible. She is a talented rising star whose interdisciplinary r...

UMAP Journal 43.3 Fall 2022 Edition - The 2022 ICM Contest Edition

Table of Contents Guest Editorial Creativity—A Missing Ingredient ICM Modeling ForumResults of the 2022 Interdisci...

Consortium 123, Fall/Winter 2022

Table of Contents:From the Editor's Desk: Two StoriesGAIMME Time: Getting Away from One Right AnswerModeling Pull-Out...

Consortium 122, Spring/Summer 2022

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

UMAP Journal 43.2 Summer 2022 Edition

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

UMAP Journal 43.1 Spring 2022 Edition

Table of Contents EditorialRetroreview ArticleThe Dogbone is the Unique Auto-Reversing Track Configuration Minimodule...

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...

UMAP Journal 42.1 Spring 2021 Edition

Table of Contents EditorialWelcome to New Partners Teaching ModelingTeaching Modeling: Tell Us How! Writing About (C...

Consortium 120, Spring/Summer 2021

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

UMAP Journal 42.2 Summer 2021 Edition

Table of Contents Publisher's EditorialCOMAP at 40 ArticlesWhy Monday Never Wins: An Instance of the Secretary Proble...

UMAP Journal 42.3 Fall 2021 Edition - The 2021 ICM Contest Edition

Table of Contents Publisher's EditorialA Very Special Doug Faires Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021 ICM Modeling Fo...

Consortium 121, Fall/Winter 2021

Table of Contents:From the Publisher's Desk: Toward a K-12 Mathematical Sciences CurriculumGAIMME Time: The MAA's Ins...

UMAP Journal 42.4 Winter 2021 Edition - The 2021 MCM Contest Edition

Table of Contents Publisher's EditorialHonoring Robert Moses Remembering Robert Moses (1935-2021) An Appreciation of ...

Principles and Practices of Mathematics

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

Tools of the Trade (Teacher)

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

Tools of the Trade (Student)

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Discovering Bifurcation

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

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...

Minimodule PCBs in Your Body

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

Folding Polyominoesto Boxes

The collection of squares shown in Figure 1(a) can be cut out and folded on the line segments in the interior ...

UMAP Journal 41.4 Winter 2020 Edition - The 2020 MCM Contest Edition

Table of Contents Publisher's EditorialRon Graham at Bell Labs: Stories related by Henry Pollak Editor's Note: Discla...

When Should Your Parents Take Social Security?

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

Mathematical Modeling of Patch Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems

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

How Data Detectives Came About

Data Detectives Many creative ideas and re-imaginings of business-as-usual have sprung from COVID-19, which began to...

Data Detectives: Homicides in Chicago

Introduction Woodlawn, Chicago In Fall 2019, my wife and I undertook a residency to learn the stark realities of life...

Writing About (COVID) Models: What Every Modeler Should Know

[EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was originally directed to journalists and titled "Epidemiological Models: 10 Things Jou...

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