24 Jan 2016 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Rachel Bayless, Nathan Pennington
This activity is structured as a letter from a company seeking assistance with a mathematical problem. The students will act as professional mathematical consultants and write a report analyzing the client's problem. The client company is a fictional organization which advocates for the use...
07 Apr 2016 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Rachelle DeCoste, Rachel Bayless
This activity is a gentle introduction to modeling via differential equations. The students will model the rate at which the word jumbo has propagated through English language texts over time.
2017-Bayless, Rachel - Modeling Feral Cat Control
08 Mar 2017 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Rachel Bayless
This talk was presented at the AMS Special Session on the Modeling First Approach to Teaching Differential Equations at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, 7 January 2017, Atlanta GA USA.In this writing project approach the several models for controlling feral cat populations are explored...