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ERIC Number: EJ799541
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
Modelling Truck Camper Production
Kramlich, G. R., II; Kobylski, G.; Ahner, D.
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v39 n4 p519-533 Jun 2008
This note describes an interdisciplinary project designed to enhance students' knowledge of the basic techniques taught in a multivariable calculus course. The note discusses the four main requirements of the project and then the solutions for each requirement. Concepts covered include differentials, gradients, Lagrange multipliers, constrained and unconstrained optimization, level curves (isoquants and isocosts), marginal revenue and cost, the law of diminishing returns, marginal productivity, and inventory control. (Contains 7 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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