A First Course in Mathematical Modeling

A First Course in Mathematical Modeling

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Offering a solid introduction to the entire modeling process, A FIRST COURSE IN MATHEMATICAL MODELING, 4th Edition delivers an excellent balance of theory and practice, giving students hands-on experience developing and sharpening their skills in the modeling process. Throughout the book, students practice key facets of modeling, including creative and empirical model construction, model analysis, and model research. The authors apply a proven six-step problem-solving process to enhance studentsa€™ problem-solving capabilities -- whatever their level. Rather than simply emphasizing the calculation step, the authors first ensure that students learn how to identify problems, construct or select models, and figure out what data needs to be collected. By involving students in the mathematical process as early as possible -- beginning with short projects -- the book facilitates their progressive development and confidence in mathematics and modeling. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Repeat Problem 10 with an interest rate of 0.5%. 12. ... You narrow your choices to the following hybrids: 2007 Toyota Camry hybrid, 2007 Saturn hybrid, 2007 Honda Civic hybrid, 2007 Nissan Altima hybrid, and 2007 Mercury Mariner hybrid .

Title:A First Course in Mathematical Modeling
Author:Frank Giordano, William P. Fox, Steven Horton, Maurice Weir
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2008-07-03


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