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ERIC Number: EJ633538
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0268-3679
Stopping Distances: An Excellent Example of Empirical Modelling.
Lawson, D. A.; Tabor, J. H.
Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications, v20 n2 p66-74 Jun 2001
Explores the derivation of empirical models for the stopping distance of a car being driven at a range of speeds. Indicates that the calculation of stopping distances makes an excellent example of empirical modeling because it is a situation that is readily understood and particularly relevant to many first-year undergraduates who are learning or have just learned to drive. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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