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ERIC Number: EJ855797
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
Variations of the Sliding Ladder Problem
Kapranidis, Stelios; Koo, Reginald
College Mathematics Journal, v39 n5 p374-379 Nov 2008
This article takes another look at the sliding ladder problem that students meet in the study of related rates in calculus. Physically realistic situations with both constrained and understrained ladders are explored.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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