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Friday, March 10 • 9:20am - 9:35am
Brita- A Mathematical Modeling Activity LIMITED

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This activity uses an environmental issue (the accumulation of plastic water bottles) to engage students in mathematical modeling. Students must make assumptions, then deal with large numbers, conversions, and geometry. After calculating students must assess their model for accuracy and flaws.

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Alana Baird

Lecturer, Appalachian State University
I teach a general education quantitative literacy course for non-STEM majors, so I work mainly with freshman and students who often dislike math. I am interested in mathematical modeling, real world applications of mathematics, utilizing technology to assist in problem solving, sustainability... Read More →



Friday March 10, 2017 9:20am - 9:35am
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