ERIC Number: ED222341
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: N/A
School Mathematics Study Group, Unit Number Two. Chapter 3 - Informal Algorithms and Flow Charts. Chapter 4 - Applications and Mathematics Models.
Stanford Univ., CA. School Mathematics Study Group.
This is the second unit of a 15-unit School Mathematics Study Group (SMSG) mathematics text for high school students. Topics presented in the first chapter (Informal Algorithms and Flow Charts) include: changing a flat tire; algorithms, flow charts, and computers; assignment and variables; input and output; using a variable as a counter; decisions and branching; and flow charting the division algorithm. Topics presented in the second chapter (Applications and Mathematical Models) include: situations leading to geometric models; packing marbles (mathematical modeling exercise); and illustrations of mathematical models. (JN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. School Mathematics Study Group.