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

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

Given three (straight)
sticks, when can they
be used to make a
triangle? Given six (straight) sticks,
when ca...

When you think of a
hacker, do you think
of a young woman
who loves the outdoors and
fitness, who has worked ...

It has become an accepted fact that teachers in the United States (Banilower et al., 2013) and other countries (e.g.,...

Solving polynomial equations still plays a
major role in the secondary mathematics
curriculum. Over the years how...

Table of Contents
Publisher's Editorial
China Impressions
Articles
Optimizing Golf Bag Locations
...

Abstract
We model the behavior of a walking golfer who must decide where to
leave the golf bag when approachin...

Abstract
We propose a protocol for Bayesian Differential Diagnosis (BDD) that cuts
the average number of diagn...

The goal of this short paper is to detail how long a piece of Christmas
lighting you need in order to decorate a Ch...

Introduction
In the article preceding this one, Ellison [2013] calculates how long a
string of lights you need...

Introduction
On October 14, 2012, Felix Baumgartner ascended by balloon to an altitude
of 128,100 ft, whereupo...

Introduction
We have put people on the moon, eradicated smallpox, increased food
production to feed a burgeoni...

I have just returned from my second trip to China. I was the invited
speaker at the Chinese Conference on the Teach...

Dynamic College Algebra Dynamic College Algebra uses a modeling approach built around applications from technical fie...

Dynamic College Algebra Dynamic College Algebra uses a modeling approach built around applications from technical fie...

Dynamic College Algebra Dynamic College Algebra uses a modeling approach built around applications from technical fie...

Table of Contents
Guest Editorial
The Geology of Mathematics
Articles
Mr. Markov Tours Candy Land
...

The following "Farmer Problem" appeared in Shine [2006]: A million farmers are randomly scattered on a square, flat p...

IntroductionWe design a system for a suspended mobile camera to be used in sports stadiums. Our system consists of a ...

Introduction
"What are some problems facing the world today?"
This provocative question has become the standar...

Table of Contents:
From the Publisher's Desk: A Free Consortium and Other News
Geometer's Corner: Iterating...

When we
introduce
linear
equations
in our
algebra courses we often
introduce them in different forms.
T...

One of the joys of creating
a mathematical model
for a real-world situation
is that you can never be sure
wha...

Teaching matters, but understanding the nature of the knowledge that highly effective mathematics teachers possess ha...

The Student and
the Scientist
College student
Yumeng Fang has
some questions.
• How can you choose a sma...

The focus of this Pull-Out is on computing rates and average rates. Calculations involving rates can often be counter...

Table of Contents
Editorial
A New Department: Model Reality Check
Articles
The CWS Model of Alzheimer's...

Alzheimer Disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia and
the sixth leading cause of death in America. Current...

The quickest way to spread information on a social network would be for
someone of great "importance" to broadcast ...

Model Reality Check
Its articles will emphasize the oft-neglected modeling step of returning
the model to the ...

Tomography: Where Mathematics,
Biology, and Technology Come Together
To Solve Problems in Many Areas
This Mo...

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