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ERIC Number: EJ938177
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Sep
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
Group Testing: Four Student Solutions to a Classic Optimization Problem
Teague, Daniel
College Mathematics Journal, v37 n4 p261-268 Sep 2006
This article describes several creative solutions developed by calculus and modeling students to the classic optimization problem of testing in groups to find a small number of individuals who test positive in a large population.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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