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ERIC Number: ED214783
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
UMAP Modules-Units 60-62, 67, 68, 70.
Schey, Harry M.; And Others
The first three units in this set of mathematical applications cover applications of calculus to economics. Under the title, The Distribution of Resources, are the following: 60-The Lorenz Curve; 61-The Equal Share Coefficient; and 62-The GINI Index. Each of these units contains a set of exercises, a model exam, and answers to both the exercises and exam. The second three units cover biological applications of calculus. This includes: 67-Modeling the Nervous System-Reaction Time and the Central Nervous System; 68-Population Growth and the Logistic Curve; and 70-Selection in Genetics. All three contain problem exercises and answers to at least some problems. All six of the units are intended as supplementary enrichment material for undergraduate students. (MP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.