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A concrete approach to mathematical modelling

by Mesterton-Gibbons, Mike.

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical models

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Mesterton-Gibbons.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA401 .M5138 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 597 p. :
    Number of Pages597
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1110110M
    ISBN 100471109606
    LC Control Number94035535

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    Mathematics is not just limited to a subject of any curriculum rather it can help to model real world situations. These models that are derived using Mathematical language always give concrete and full proof solutions to the problem. However, the real challenge is to transform the problem solving process (design) into mathematical language. My “Mathematical Modeling Series” is small and. Applying Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development to Mathematics Instruction Bobby Ojose This paper is based on a presentation given at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) in in Anaheim, California. It explicates the developmental stages of the child as posited by Piaget.


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Developed a model for transport and reaction of water and silicates in hardened concrete. Calibration and comparison to a very detailed set of experiments.

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Note (More than ‘‘l’art pour l’art’’) The system and the question relating to the system are indispensable parts of a mathematical model.

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