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Hint: Pay attention to the units of measure. You may have to convert from feet to miles several times in this assignment. You can use 1 mile = 5,280 feet for your conversions.

1. Many people know that the weight of an object varies on different planets, but did you know that the weight of an object on Earth also varies according to the elevation of the object? In particular, the weight of an object follows this equation: , where C is a constant, and r is the distance that the object is from the center of Earth.

a. Solve the equation for r.

b. Suppose that an object is 100 pounds when it is at sea level. Find the value of C that makes the equation true. (Sea level is 3,963 miles from the center of the Earth.)

c. Use the value of C you found in the previous question to determine how much the object would weigh in

i. Death Valley (282 feet below sea level).

ii. the top of Mount McKinley (20,320 feet above sea level).

2. The equation gives the distance, D, in miles that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in feet.

a. Solve this equation for h.

b. Long’s Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park, is 14,255 feet in elevation. How far can you see to the horizon from the top of Long’s Peak? Can you see Cheyenne, Wyoming (about 89 miles away)? Explain your…...

...say whether I was able to learn how to be a better teacher and what the teacher did that I could possibly use in the future. While analyzing and going through the process of this assignment it is helping realize how to become a better teacher as well. I would also like to get more comfortable and experience on using this template of the paper. Memories Of A Teacher My teacher, Mr. G, used many different instructional techniques and approaches to his lessons. Mr. G had taught me math for three years in a row, so I think that I have a good grasp on his approaches to the lessons that he would teach. He would assign many homework assignments, as well as in-class assignments, which helped me and other students understand and get practice with the lesson that we were learning. I think that with math having a lot of homework is a good thing. In my mind, the only way to learn how to do math is plenty of practice. The more you practice, the easier it will be. Mr. G would also have the students do some math problems on the chalk board or smart board to show the class and go over the corrections with the whole class so that everyone would understand the problem. Playing “racing” games also helped and added fun to the class. With the “racing” games, the students would get into groups and have to take turns doing problems on the chalk board and see who could get the correct answer first. It added fun and a little friendly competition to the class. It also helped the students want to......

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...Diana Garza 1-16-12 Reflection The ideas Stein presents on problem saving and just math in general are that everyone has a different way of saving their own math problems. For explains when you’re doing a math problem you submit all kinds of different numbers into a data or formula till something works or maybe it’s impossible to come up with a solution. For math in general he talks about how math is so big and its due in large measure to the wide variety of situations how it can sit for a long time without being unexamined. Waiting for someone comes along to find a totally unexpected use for it. Just like has work he couldn’t figure it out and someone else found a use for it and now everyone uses it for their banking account. For myself this made me think about how math isn’t always going to have a solution. To any math problem I come across have to come with a clear mind and ready to understand it carefully. If I don’t understand or having hard time taking a small break will help a lot. The guidelines for problem solving will help me a lot to take it step by step instead of trying to do it all at once. Just like the introduction said the impossible takes forever. The things that surprised me are that I didn’t realize how much math can be used in music and how someone who was trying to find something else came to the discovery that he find toe. What may people were trying to find before Feynmsn....

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...you come to geometry, your opinion may vary. This class introduces a lot of new topics, which can be challenging, and take lots of practice outside of school if you do not pay attention or do your math homework. I strongly advise you to do your math homework everyday, not for just a grade, but it also helps you when it comes time for quizzes and tests. She rarely checks homework, but when she does, she will not tell you. It is also a great review for tests and quizzes. Ms.Hull’s tests and quizzes are not the easiest things you will take. The quizzes take new concepts and apply to the quiz. Also, her tests are usually always hard. It is a good idea to practice new concepts and review old ones from previous units, so you can get a good grade on the tests. I also advise you to be organized throughout the year. Organization is the key to success especially in math class. Tool kits are an extremely helpful resource to use. There are going to be a lot of conjectures and theorems that will be new, and it would be hard to just memorize them. My overall geometry year was not exactly the way I hoped it would turn out. It was extremely had, and it moves at a very quick pace, so keeping up was hard for me personally. If I could have done something differently, it would have been practicing math more often. Each concept was hard, and I did not have anytime to review it, because I have a lot of honors classes which require a lot of work too. The key to being successful in this......

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...STAT2011 Statistical Models sydney.edu.au/science/maths/stat2011 Semester 1, 2014 Computer Exercise Weeks 1 Due by the end of your week 2 session Last compiled: March 11, 2014 Username: mac 1. Below appears the code to generate a single sample of size 4000 from the population {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6}. form it into a 1000-by-4 matrix and then ﬁnd the minimum of each row: > rolls1 table(rolls1) rolls1 1 2 3 4 5 6 703 625 679 662 672 659 2. Next we form this 4000-long vector into a 1000-by-4 matrix: > four.rolls=matrix(rolls1,ncol=4,nrow=1000) 3. Next we ﬁnd the minimum of each row: > min.roll=apply(four.rolls,1,min) 4. Finally we count how many times the minimum of the 4 rolls was a 1: > sum(min.roll==1) [1] 549 5. (a) First simulate 48,000 rolls: > rolls2=sample(x=c(1,2,3,4,5,6),size=48000,replace=TRUE) > table(rolls2) rolls2 1 2 3 4 5 6 8166 8027 8068 7868 7912 7959 (b) Next we form this into a 2-column matrix (thus with 24,000 rows): > two.rolls=matrix(rolls2,nrow=24000,ncol=2) (c) Here we compute the sum of each (2-roll) row: > sum.rolls=apply(two.rolls,1,sum) > table(sum.rolls) sum.rolls 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 742 1339 2006 2570 3409 4013 3423 2651 1913 1291 1 12 643 Note table() gives us the frequency table for the 24,000 row sums. (d) Next we form the vector of sums into a 24-row matrix (thus with 1,000 columns): > twodozen=matrix(sum.rolls,nrow=24,ncol=1000,byrow=TRUE) (e) To ﬁnd the 1,000 column minima use > min.pair=apply(twodozen,2,min) (f) Finally compute......

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...Jasmine Petersen Dr. Abdeljabbar MAT 1111 April 23, 2014 Algebra is one of the most important subjects someone can learn. It is a subject that transfers into daily life. A lot of people do not realize that they are using algebra. Algebra can be anything from calculating the amount of money you’ve spent on your grocery shopping, designing structural plans for a building, and keeping track of the calories you have in your diet. Our professor told us that in every subject, we use math. My major is chemistry and mathematics is used widely in chemistry as well as all other sciences. Mathematical calculations are absolutely necessary to explore important concepts in chemistry. You’ll need to convert things from one unit to another. For example, you need to convert 12 inches to feet. Also, we use simple arithmetic to balance equations. A lot of things I’ve had learned from this course and one of them was that we use Math for everyday life. I’ve also learned many ways how to solve equations such as linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic equations. All the material that we did learn was all easy to learn and understand. I believe that the instructor did a good job explaining on how to solve problems. If my friend was asking me how to determine the differences between the equation of the ellipse and the equation of the hyperbola, I would first give he or she the definition of the two words ellipse and hyperbola. An ellipse is a set of all points in a plane such that the......

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...interest rates on investments. Look at factors like risk, reward, and possible other things that would change to balance out the higher interest rates. Requirements for essay * Write your essay in this document – do not save it in a separate file. * You must clearly state your position with well-structured paragraphs using proper grammar, spelling, and sentence structure. * This is not an “opinion” question – you must offer evidence to support your position, using properly-cited sources. * Your answer must be between ¾-1 page in length. * You must cite and reference at least one source (book, website, periodical) using APA format. The required website counts as one source. You may submit your Assignments to the Math Center for review. Tutors will not grade or correct the Assignment, but they will provide guidance for improvement. Tutors will not, however, help you find web sites for the Assignment. Be sure to submit Assignments early enough to receive feedback and make corrections before the Assignment due date (24 hour turn-around times Monday-Thursday and 48 hour turn-around times on weekends are typical). Email Assignments to: kumc@kaplan.edu. Please put “MM255 Assignment Review” in the subject line of the message. There are many advantages and disadvantages of higher interest rates on investments. The advantages are during the high interest rate times the investment income can extend their maturities into the future. Incentiven to......

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...This article is about the study of topics, such as quantity and structure. For other uses, see Mathematics (disambiguation). "Math" redirects here. For other uses, see Math (disambiguation). Euclid (holding calipers), Greek mathematician, 3rd century BC, as imagined by Raphael in this detail from The School of Athens.[1] Mathematics is the study of topics such as quantity (numbers),[2] structure,[3] space,[2] and change.[4][5][6] There is a range of views among mathematicians and philosophers as to the exact scope and definition of mathematics.[7][8] Mathematicians seek out patterns[9][10] and use them to formulate new conjectures. Mathematicians resolve the truth or falsity of conjectures by mathematical proof. When mathematical structures are good models of real phenomena, then mathematical reasoning can provide insight or predictions about nature. Through the use of abstraction and logic, mathematics developed from counting, calculation, measurement, and the systematic study of the shapes and motions of physical objects. Practical mathematics has been a human activity for as far back as written records exist. The research required to solve mathematical problems can take years or even centuries of sustained inquiry. Rigorous arguments first appeared in Greek mathematics, most notably in Euclid's Elements. Since the pioneering work of Giuseppe Peano (1858–1932), David Hilbert (1862–1943), and others on axiomatic systems in the late 19th century, it has become......

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...Dec 4 | 11.5: Alternating Series | | 12 | Dec 7 – Dec 11 | 11.6: Absolute Convergence and the Ratio and Root Tests Review for Midterm Exam 2Midterm Exam 2 | Exam 2 : Wed, Dec 10, 5:30-7:00pm Sections: 10.1-10.4, 11.1-11.5 | 13 | Dec 14 – Dec 18 | 11.8: Power Series11.9: Representation of Functions as Power Series | | 14 | Jan 4 – Jan 8 | 11.10: Taylor and Maclaurin Series 11.11: Applications of Taylor PolynomialsComplex Numbers | | 15 | Jan 11 – Jan 15 | Review for Final Exam | Final Exam (comprehensive) | Math Learning Center (NAB239) The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a Math Learning Center in NAB239. The goal of this free of charge tutoring service is to provide students with a supportive atmosphere where they have access to assistance and resources outside the classroom. No need to make an appointment-just walk in. Your questions or concerns are welcome to Dr. Saadia Khouyibaba at skhouyibaba@aus.edu or cas-mlc@aus.edu Math 104 Suggested Problems TEXTBOOK: Calculus Early Transcendentals, 7th edition by James Stewart Section | Page | Exercises | 7.1 | 468 | 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18, 24, 26, 32, 33, 42 | 7.2 | 476 | 3, 7, 10, 13, 15, 19, 22, 25, 28, 29, 34, 39, 41, 55 | 7.3 | 483 | 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 13, 15, 23, 24, 26, 27 | 7.4 | 492 | 1, 3, 6, 7, 9, 11, 15, 17, 22, 23, 31, 43, 45, 47, 49, 54 | 7.5 | 499 | 3, 7, 8, 15, 17, 33, 37, 41, 42, 44, 45, 49, 58, 70, 73, 76, 80 | 7.8 | 527 | 1, 2, 5, 7, 10, 12, 13, 17, 19, 21, 25,......

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...Math 1P05 Assignment #1 Due: September 26 Questions 3, 4, 6, 7, 11 and 12 require some Maple work. 1. Solve the following inequalities: a) b) c) 2. Appendix D #72 3. Consider the functions and . a) Use a Maple graph to estimate the largest value of at which the graphs intersect. Hand in a graph that clearly shows this intersection. b) Use Maple to help you find all solutions of the equation. 4. Consider the function. a) Find the domain of. b) Find and its domain. What is the range of? c) To check your result in b), plot and the line on the same set of axes. (Hint: To get a nice graph, choose a plotting range for bothand.) Be sure to label each curve. 5. Section 1.6 #62 6. Section 2.1 #4. In d), use Maple to plot the curve and the tangent line. Draw the secant lines by hand on your Maple graph. 7. Section 2.2 #24. Use Maple to plot the function. 8. Section 2.2 #36 9. Section 2.3 #14 10. Section 2.3 #26 11. Section 2.3 #34 12. Section 2.3 #36 Recommended Problems Appendix A all odd-numbered exercises 1-37, 47-55 Appendix B all odd-numbered exercises 21-35 Appendix D all odd-numbered exercises 23-33, 65-71 Section 1.5 #19, 21 Section 1.6 all odd-numbered exercises 15-25, 35-41, 51, 53 Section 2.1 #3, 5, 7 Section 2.2 all odd-numbered exercises 5-9, 15-25, 29-37 Section 2.3 all odd-numbered exercises 11-31...

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...find the national average cost of food for an individual, as well as for a family of 4 for a given month. http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/sites/default/files/usda_food_plans_cost_of_food/CostofFoodJan2012.pdf 5. Find a website for your local city government. http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/Local.shtml 6. Find the website for your favorite sports team (state what that team is as well by the link). http://blackhawks.nhl.com/ (Chicago Blackhawks) 7. Many of us do not realize how often we use math in our daily lives. Many of us believe that math is learned in classes, and often forgotten, as we do not practice it in the real world. Truth is, we actually use math every day, all of the time. Math is used everywhere, in each of our lives. Math does not always need to be thought of as rocket science. Math is such a large part of our lives, we do not even notice we are computing problems in our lives! For example, if one were interested in baking, one must understand that math is involved. One may ask, “How is math involved with cooking?” Fractions are needed to bake an item. A real world problem for baking could be as such: Heena is baking a cake that requires two and one-half cups of flour. Heena poured four and one-sixth cups of flour into a bowl. How much flour should Heena take out of the bowl? In this scenario of a real world problem, we have fractions, and subtraction of fractions, since Heena has added four and one-sixth cups of flour, rather than the needed amount of two and......

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...can see how to split up the original equation into its factor pair, this is the quickest and allows you to solve the problem in one step. Week 9 capstone part 1 Has the content in this course allowed you to think of math as a useful tool? If so, how? What concepts investigated in this course can apply to your personal and professional life? In the course, I have learned about polynomials, rational expressions, radical equations, and quadratic equations. Quadratic equations seem to have the most real life applications -- in things such as ticket sales, bike repairs, and modeling. Rational expressions are also important, if I know how long it takes me to clean my sons room, and know how long it takes him to clean his own room. I can use rational expressions to determine how long it will take the two of us working together to clean his room. The Math lab site was useful in some ways, since it allowed me to check my answers to the problems immediately. However, especially in math 117, it was too sensitive to formatting of the equations and answers. I sometimes put an answer into the math lab that I knew was right, but it marked it wrong because of the math lab expecting slightly different formatting Week 9 capstone part 2 I really didn't use center for math excellence because i found that MML was more convenient for me. I think that MML reassures you that you’re doing the problem correctly. MML is extra support because it carefully walks you through the problem visually......

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...Sample Exam 2 - MATH 321 Problem 1. Change the order of integration and evaluate. (a) (b) 2 0 1 0 1 (x y/2 + y)2 dxdy. + y 3 x) dxdy. 1 0 0 x 0 y 1 (x2 y 1/2 Problem 2. (a) Sketch the region for the integral f (x, y, z) dzdydx. (b) Write the integral with the integration order dxdydz. THE FUNCTION f IS NOT GIVEN, SO THAT NO EVALUATION IS REQUIRED. Problem 3. Evaluate e−x −y dxdy, where B consists of points B (x, y) satisfying x2 + y 2 ≤ 1 and y ≤ 0. − Problem 4. (a) Compute the integral of f along the path → if c − f (x, y, z) = x + y + yz and →(t) = (sin t, cos t, t), 0 ≤ t ≤ 2π. c → − → − → − (b) Find the work done by the force F (x, y) = (x2 − y 2 ) i + 2xy j in moving a particle counterclockwise around the square with corners (0, 0), (a, 0), (a, a), (0, a), a > 0. Problem 5. (a) Compute the integral of z 2 over the surface of the unit sphere. → → − − → − → − − F · d S , where F (x, y, z) = (x, y, −y) and S is → (b) Calculate S the cylindrical surface deﬁned by x2 + y 2 = 1, 0 ≤ z ≤ 1, with normal pointing out of the cylinder. → − Problem 6. Let S be an oriented surface and C a closed curve → − bounding S . Verify the equality → − → − → → − − ( × F ) · dS = F ·ds − → → − if F is a gradient ﬁeld. S C 2 2 1 ...

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...and solve problems in everyday life”. In my everyday life I have to keep the balance in my check book, pay bills, take care of kids, run my house, cook, clean etc. With cooking I am using math, measuring how much food to make for four people (I still haven’t mastered that one). With bills I am using math, how much each company gets, to how much money I have to spare (which these days is not much). In my everyday life I do use some form of a math. It might not be how I was taught, but I have learned to adapt to my surroundings and do math how I know it be used, the basic ways, none of that fancy stuff. For my weakest ability I would say I fall into “Confidence with Mathematics”. Math has never been one of my favorite subjects to learn. It is like my brain knows I have to learn it, but it puts up a wall and doesn’t allow the information to stay in there. The handout “The Case for Quantitative Literacy” states I should be at ease with applying quantitative methods, and comfortable with quantitative ideas. To be honest this class scares the crap out of me, and I am worried I won’t do well in this class. The handout also says confidence is the opposite of “Math Anxiety”, well I can assure you I have plenty of anxiety right now with this class. I have never been a confident person with math, I guess I doubt my abilities, because once I get over my fears and anxiety I do fine. I just have to mentally get myself there and usually it’s towards the end of the class. There are......

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...dose 500mg amoxicillin; 4 year old child |300mg adult, 100mg child | |U or F |adult dose 1000mg acetaminophen; 3 year old child |75mg adult, 12.5mg child | |W or D |adult dose 75mg Tamiflu; 5 year old child |1200mg adult, 300mg child | |Y or B |adult dose 400mg ibuprofen; 2 year old child |400mg adult, 50mg child | • Explain what the variables in the formula represent and show all steps in the computations. • Incorporate the following five math vocabulary words into your discussion. Use bold font to emphasize the words in your writing (Do not write definitions for the words; use them appropriately in sentences describing your math work.): o Literal equation o Formula o Solve o Substitute o Conditional equation...

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...Math was always the class that could never quite keep my attention in school. I was a daydreamer and a poor student and applying myself to it was pretty much out of the question. When I would pay some attention I would still forget the steps it had taken me to find the solution. So, when the next time came around I was lost. This probably came about because as a kid I wasn’t real fond of structure. I was more into abstract thought and didn’t think that life required much more than that at the time. I was not interested in things I had to write down and figure out step by step on a piece of paper. I figured I could be Tom Sawyer until about the age of seventy two. My thoughts didn’t need a rhyme or reason and didn’t need laws to keep them within any certain limits. The furthest I ever made it in school was Algebra II and I barely passed that. The reason wasn’t that I couldn’t understand math. It was more that I didn’t apply myself to the concepts of it, or the practice and study it took to get there. I was always more interested in other concepts. Concepts that were gathered by free thinkers, philosophers, idealists. Now I knew that a lot of those figures I read about tried their hand in the sciences, physics, and mathematics in their day, but I was more interested in their philosophical views on everyday life. It was not until I started reading on the subject of quantum physics and standard physics that I became interested in math. The fact that the laws of standard......

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