Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications

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Undergraduate

The Manufacturing Progress Curve (UMAP)

Author: Donald R. Sherbert


A unit that applies precalculus to industrial management. The purpose of this module is to teach students about learning curves and the use of logarithms.

Table of Contents:

1. LEARNING RATES

2. MANUFACTURING PROGRESS CURVES

3. LOGARITHMIC COORDINATES

4. A FORMULA FOR THE PROGRESS CURVE

5. CUMULATIVE HOURS OF LABOR

6. APPLICATIONS
6.1 The Range of Applications
6.2 Financial Planning

7. REFERENCES

8. MODEL EXAM

9. ANSWERS TO EXERCISES

10. ANSWERS TO MODEL EXAM

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UMAP Module
15 pages

Mathematics Topics:

  • Precalculus & Trigonometry

Application Areas:

  • Business & Economics ,
  • Industrial Management

Prerequisites:

Exponents and logarithm

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