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Mathematical modeling : applications with GeoGebra

Author: Jonas Hall; Thomas Lingefjärd
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2017]
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A well-organized guide to mathematical modeling techniques for evaluating and solving problems in the diverse field of mathematics, Mathematical Modeling: Applications with GeoGebraTMpresents a  Read more...

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Hall, Jonas, 1963-
Mathematical modeling
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2017]
(DLC) 2016009974
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonas Hall; Thomas Lingefjärd
ISBN: 9781119102694 1119102693 9781119102847 1119102847
OCLC Number: 948670393
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface xi Introduction xiii About the Companion Website xxx 1 Some Introductory Problems 1 1.1 Ticket Prices, 3 1.2 How Long Will the Pasture Last in a Field?, 7 1.3 A Bit of Chemistry, 10 1.4 Sydney Harbor Bridge, 16 1.5 Perspective, 19 1.6 Lake Erie s Area, 21 1.7 Zebra Crossing, 25 1.8 The Security Case, 31 1.9 Personal Measurements, 34 1.10 Height of the Body, 34 1.11 Lamp Pole, 35 1.12 The Skyscraper, 35 1.13 The Fence, 35 1.14 The Corridor, 35 1.15 Bird Feeders, 35 1.16 Golf, 36 2 Linear Models 37 2.1 Are Women Faster Than Men?, 38 2.2 Taxi Companies, 40 2.3 Crime Development, 47 2.4 The Metal Wire, 52 2.5 Options Trading, 57 2.6 Flying Foxes, 62 2.7 Knots on a Rope, 66 2.8 The Candle, 66 2.9 Hooke s Law, 66 2.10 Ranking, 67 2.11 Dolbear s Law, 67 2.12 Man at Office, 68 2.13 A Stack of Paper, 68 2.14 Milk Production in Cows, 69 3 Nonlinear Empirical Models I 70 3.1 Galaxy Rotation, 71 3.2 Olympic Pole Vaulting, 73 3.3 Kepler s Third Law, 79 3.4 Density, 83 3.5 Yeast, 87 3.6 Cooling I, 88 3.7 Modeling the Population of Ireland, 93 3.8 The Rule of 72, 96 3.9 The Fish Farm I, 100 3.10 New Orleans Temperatures, 104 3.11 The Record Mile, 107 3.12 The Rocket, 107 3.13 Stopping Distances, 107 3.14 A Bottle with Holes, 108 3.15 The Pendulum, 108 3.16 Radio Range, 108 3.17 Running 400 Meters, 108 3.18 Blue Whale, 109 3.19 Used Cars, 109 3.20 Texts, 110 4 Nonlinear Empirical Models II 111 4.1 Cooling II, 112 4.2 Body Surface Area, 116 4.3 Warm ]Blooded Animals, 120 4.4 Control of Insect Pests, 123 4.5 Selling Magazines for Christmas, 125 4.6 Tumor, 136 4.7 Free Fall, 141 4.8 Concentration, 145 4.9 Air Current, 150 4.10 Tides, 153 4.11 Fitness, 156 4.12 Life Expectancy versus Average Income, 157 4.13 Stockholm Center, 157 4.14 Workforce, 157 4.15 Population of Sweden, 158 4.16 Who Killed the Lion?, 158 4.17 AIDS in United States, 159 4.18 Thermal Comfort, 159 4.19 Watts and Lumen, 159 4.20 The Beaufort Scale, 160 4.21 The von Bertalanffy Growth Equation, 161 5 Modeling with Calculus 162 5.1 The Fish Farm II, 163 5.2 Titration, 169 5.3 The Bowl, 176 5.4 The Aircraft Wing, 180 5.5 The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, 182 5.6 Volume of a Pear, 187 5.7 Storm Flood, 190 5.8 Exercise, 193 5.9 Bicycle Reflectors, 202 5.10 Cardiac Output, 206 5.11 Medication, 210 5.12 New Song on Spotify, 215 5.13 Temperature Change, 221 5.14 Tar, 224 5.15 Bicycle Reflectors Revisited, 229 5.16 Gas Pressure, 229 5.17 Airborne Attacks, 229 5.18 Railroad Tracks, 230 5.19 Cobb Douglas Production Functions, 230 5.20 Future Carbon Dioxide Emissions, 231 5.21 Overtaking, 232 5.22 Population Dynamics of India, 232 5.23 Drag Racing, 232 5.24 Super Eggs, 233 5.25 Measuring Sticks, 234 5.26 The Lecture Hall, 234 5.27 Progressive Braking Distances, 234 5.28 Cylinder in a Cone, 235 6 Using Differential Equations 236 6.1 Cooling III, 237 6.2 Moose Hunting, 241 6.3 The Water Container, 247 6.4 Skydiving, 250 6.5 Flu Epidemics, 256 6.6 USA s Population, 263 6.7 Predators and Prey, 274 6.8 Smoke, 285 6.9 Alcohol Consumption, 289 6.10 Who Killed the Mathematics Teacher, 292 6.11 River Clams, 297 6.12 Contamination, 297 6.13 Damped Oscillation, 297 6.14 The Potassium Argon Method, 298 6.15 Barium, Lanthanum, and Cerium, 298 6.16 Iodine, 298 6.17 Endemic Epidemics, 299 6.18 War, 299 6.19 Farmers, Bandits, and Rulers, 299 6.20 Epidemics Without Immunity, 300 6.21 Zombie Apocalypse I, 300 6.22 Zombie Apocalypse II, 300 7 Geometrical Models 301 7.1 The Looping Pen, 302 7.2 Comparing Areas, 304 7.3 Crossing Lines, 307 7.4 Points in a Triangle, 310 7.5 Trisected Area, 316 7.6 Spirograph, 320 7.7 Connected LP Players, 326 7.8 Folding Paper, 332 7.9 The Locomotive, 336 7.10 Maximum Volume, 340 7.11 Pascal s Snail or Limacon, 340 7.12 Equilateral Triangle Dissection, 341 7.13 Dividing the Sides of a Triangle, 341 7.14 The Pedal Triangle, 342 7.15 The Infinity Diagram, 343 7.16 Dissecting a Circular Segment, 344 7.17 Neuberg Cubic Art, 344 7.18 Phase Plots for Triangles, 345 7.19 The Joukowski Airfoil, 347 8 Discrete Models 348 8.1 The Cabinetmaker, 349 8.2 Weather, 358 8.3 Squirrels, 362 8.4 Chlorine, 365 8.5 The Deer Farm, 369 8.6 Analyzing a Number Sequence, 373 8.7 Inner Areas in a Square, 376 8.8 Inner Areas in a Triangle, 382 8.9 A Climate Model Based on Albedo, 387 8.10 Traffic Jam, 392 8.11 Wildfire, 399 8.12 A Modern Carpenter, 408 8.13 Conway s Game of Life, 409 8.14 Matrix Taxis, 409 8.15 The Car Park, 409 8.16 Selecting a Collage, 410 8.17 Apportionment, 410 8.18 Steiner Trees for Regular Polygons, 410 8.19 Hugs and High Fives, 411 8.20 Pythagorean Triples, 411 8.21 Credits, 412 8.22 The Piano, 413 9 Modeling in the Classroom 415 9.1 The Teacher Creating Diagrams, 416 9.2 Student s Lab Reports, 416 9.3 Making Screencast Instructions, 417 9.4 Demonstrations, 417 9.5 Students Investigating Constructions, 418 9.6 Working in Groups, 418 9.7 Students Constructing Models, 419 9.8 Broader Assignments, 420 9.9 The Same or Different Assignments, 421 9.10 Previous Assignments, 421 9.11 The Consultancy Bureau, 422 10 Assessing Modeling 425 10.1 To Evaluate Mathematical Modeling Assignments, 426 10.2 Concretizing Grading Criteria, 426 10.3 Evaluating Students Work, 431 11 Assessing Models 434 11.1 Relative Error, 435 11.2 Correlation, 435 11.3 Sum of Squared Errors, 436 11.4 Simple Linear Regression, 436 11.5 Multiple Regression Analysis, 438 11.6 Nonlinear Regression, 438 11.7 Confidence Intervals, 439 11.8 2D Confidence Interval Tools, 441 12 Interpreting Models 443 12.1 Mathematical Representations, 443 12.2 Graphical Representations, 444 12.3 A Sample Model Interpreted, 445 12.4 Creating the Model, 446 Appendix A: Introduction to GeoGebra 448 Appendix B: Function Library 485 Integer Properties 509 Index 523 Index of Problems by Name 535
Responsibility: Jonas Hall, Thomas Lingefjard.
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