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Aircraft Longitudinal Oscillations

The Fundamentals of Flight Four fundamental forces affect the flight of an aircraft: • lift, • weight, • thru...

UMAP Journal 37.1 Spring 2016 Edition

Table of Contents: Editorial STEM the Tide? Modeling Reality Check When Will a Soda Can Balance? A...

The Flavor of a Modeling-Based College Algebra / Precalculus Course

Introduction In a recentGuest Editorial [Gordon 2013], I presented the case for changing the focus of existing co...

The Optimal Can: An Uncanny Approach

Abstract We examine a novel variation of the classic cylindrical can optimization problem encountered in almost e...

A Stable Cup of Coffee

Abstract We investigate the optimal amount of liquid to place in a container, such as a soda can or cup of coffee...

When Will a Soda Can Balance?

Introduction Have you seen the party trick where a soft drink can balances on its edge? The bottom edge of a stan...

Consortium 110, Spring/Summer 2016

Table of Contents: From the Editor's Desk: Candles in the Winds Geometer's Corner: Angle Bisectors Henry's ...

Raking Leaves

In the fall, raking leaves is a major chore in many households. Leaves must be gotten off the ground and, typic...

Biostatistics in Practice: Discovering Links Between Eating Behaviors and Overweight Children

In this Pull Out students use statistics to analyze a subset of data from the Infant Growth Study with the goal of di...

Angle Bisectors : An Algebraic Approach

This article will use this form and some of the vector algebra that is taught in an upper level pre-calculus co...

UMAP Journal 37.2 Summer 2016 Edition - The 2016 ICM Contest Edition

Table of Contents Guest Editorial Cyber Modeling: Full of Challenges ICM Modeling Forum Results of the ...

UMAP Journal 37.3 Fall 2016 Edition - The 2016 MCM Contest Edition

Table of Contents Publisher's Editorial Announcing the Doug Faires Award MCM Modeling Forum Results ...

Consortium 111, Fall/Winter 2016

Table of Contents: From the Publisher's Desk: GAIMME Geometer's Corner: Exploring Tetrahedra Part 1 M...

Modeling with Fractals

Mathematics prerequisites and discussion:Students should be familiar with basic concepts from geometry such as regula...

Visual Patterns Everywhere

Mathematics is sometimes defined as the science of studying patterns. Symmetrical repeating patterns are all ...

Exploring Tetrahedra Part 1

This edition's Geometers Corner has two objectives. First, it will develop a set of exercises that make use ...

Introducing: GAIMME Time

Welcome to GAIMME Time! Earlier this year, COMAP and SIAM jointly released the GAIMME Report: Guidelines for Assessm...

I Mathematician II Further Introspections on the Mathematical Life

Twenty-one of the world's most distinguished mathematicians and educators write about their personal experiences with...

UMAP Journal 37.4 Winter 2016 Edition

Table of Contents Editorial Coding for All? Articles The Utility of Recreational Mathematics Model...

The Utility of Recreational Mathematics

Prelude and Vademecum This article is an amplification with illustrations of a write-up of my talk at the Univers...

Modeling-First Approach to Teaching Differential Equations

Abstract We cite broad support for using modeling in mathematics coursework in undergraduate studies and address ...

SIMIODE Modeling Scenario : Fish Mixing (Teacher Version)

Abstract: This activity gives students a chance to build a differential or difference equation model similar to stand...

Statistical Modeling With SPSS - Chapter 1

PREFACE PHILOSOPHY Statistical Modeling with SPSS is the result of over twenty years of teaching Elementary and Inter...

Statistical Modeling With SPSS - Chapter 2

PREFACE PHILOSOPHY Statistical Modeling with SPSS is the result of over twenty years of teaching Elementary and Inter...

Statistical Modeling With SPSS - Chapter 3

PREFACE PHILOSOPHY Statistical Modeling with SPSS is the result of over twenty years of teaching Elementary and Inter...

Statistical Modeling With SPSS - Chapter 4

PREFACE PHILOSOPHY Statistical Modeling with SPSS is the result of over twenty years of teaching Elementary and Inter...

Statistical Modeling With SPSS - Chapter 5

PREFACE PHILOSOPHY Statistical Modeling with SPSS is the result of over twenty years of teaching Elementary and Inter...

Statistical Modeling With SPSS - Chapter 6

PREFACE PHILOSOPHY Statistical Modeling with SPSS is the result of over twenty years of teaching Elementary and Inter...

Statistical Modeling With SPSS - Chapter 7

PREFACE PHILOSOPHY Statistical Modeling with SPSS is the result of over twenty years of teaching Elementary and Inter...

Statistical Modeling With SPSS - Chapter 8

PREFACE PHILOSOPHY Statistical Modeling with SPSS is the result of over twenty years of teaching Elementary and Inter...

Statistical Modeling With SPSS - Appendix

PREFACE PHILOSOPHY Statistical Modeling with SPSS is the result of over twenty years of teaching Elementary and Inter...

Statistical Modeling With SPSS - Solutions To Odd Exercises - Chapters 1 - 5

PREFACE PHILOSOPHY Statistical Modeling with SPSS is the result of over twenty years of teaching Elementary and Inter...

UMAP Journal 36.1 Spring 2015 Edition

Table of Contents Editorial Where to Publish Article Modeling-Based Calculus with R/mosaic UMAP Mo...

Modeling - Based Calculus with R / mosaic

Introduction: Software for Calculus The choice of software for teaching calculus depends on several objectives an...

Calibration and the Law of Mass Action (UMAP)

This Module shows how methods for various analyses of data reduce to the calculation of a weighted mean to minimize a...

Evolution By Substitution : Amino Acid Changes Over Time (Student)

What is the BioMath Connection (BMC) Project? BMC was a pioneering project linking biology and mathematics in th...

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