In this problem set students are given Rb/Sr and 87Sr/86Sr data for …

In this problem set students are given Rb/Sr and 87Sr/86Sr data for whole rock and mineral samples from three granitic intrusions in the Sierra Nevada. They use these data (in EXCEL) to calculate isochron ages and initial ages for the intrusions and then interpret their results. This problem is intended to teach some spreadsheet skills (linear regressions, graphing) as well as having them think about the use of radiogenic isotopes.

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This lab exercise provides students with activities utilizing vector operations within the …

This lab exercise provides students with activities utilizing vector operations within the context of the atmospheric and oceanic environments.

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Applied Calculus instructs students in the differential and integral calculus of elementary …

Applied Calculus instructs students in the differential and integral calculus of elementary functions with an emphasis on applications to business, social and life science. Different from a traditional calculus course for engineering, science and math majors, this course does not use trigonometry, nor does it focus on mathematical proofs as an instructional method.

Category theory is a relatively new branch of mathematics that has transformed …

Category theory is a relatively new branch of mathematics that has transformed much of pure math research. The technical advance is that category theory provides a framework in which to organize formal systems and by which to translate between them, allowing one to transfer knowledge from one field to another. But this same organizational framework also has many compelling examples outside of pure math. In this course, we will give seven sketches on real-world applications of category theory.

Best open source book in Discrete Math. Covers all the subjects in …

Best open source book in Discrete Math. Covers all the subjects in a standard Discrete Math class for mathematics or computer science students and contains sage cells for all subjects. Set Theory, Combinatorics, Logic, Relations, Recursion, Graph Theory, Trees, Algebraic Structures, Boolean Algebras, Automata, etc. Originally published commercially, its original text was peer-reviewed and was adopted for use at several universities throughout the country. Now in its open source version, has the same quality but it is free.

László Tisza was Professor of Physics Emeritus at MIT, where he began …

László Tisza was Professor of Physics Emeritus at MIT, where he began teaching in 1941. This online publication is a reproduction the original lecture notes for the course "Applied Geometric Algebra" taught by Professor Tisza in the Spring of 1976. Over the last 100 years, the mathematical tools employed by physicists have expanded considerably, from differential calculus, vector algebra and geometry, to advanced linear algebra, tensors, Hilbert space, spinors, Group theory and many others. These sophisticated tools provide powerful machinery for describing the physical world, however, their physical interpretation is often not intuitive. These course notes represent Prof. Tisza's attempt at bringing conceptual clarity and unity to the application and interpretation of these advanced mathematical tools. In particular, there is an emphasis on the unifying role that Group theory plays in classical, relativistic, and quantum physics. Prof. Tisza revisits many elementary problems with an advanced treatment in order to help develop the geometrical intuition for the algebraic machinery that may carry over to more advanced problems. The lecture notes came to MIT OpenCourseWare by way of Samuel Gasster, '77 (Course 18), who had taken the course and kept a copy of the lecture notes for his own reference. He dedicated dozens of hours of his own time to convert the typewritten notes into LaTeX files and then publication-ready PDFs. You can read about his motivation for wanting to see these notes published in his Preface. Professor Tisza kindly gave his permission to make these notes available on MIT OpenCourseWare.

This applied mathematics textbook covers Matrices and Pathways, Statistics and Probability, Finance, …

This applied mathematics textbook covers Matrices and Pathways, Statistics and Probability, Finance, Cyclic, Recursive and Fractal Patterns, Vectors, and Design. The approach used is primarily data driven, using numerical and geometrical problem-solving techniques.

NSCC MATH 1020 Short Description: Applied Math for Food Service is an …

NSCC MATH 1020

Short Description: Applied Math for Food Service is an adapted open textbook created by Amy Savoury. This new open textbook remixes content from two open textbooks published by BC Campus under CC BY licences: Basic Kitchen & Food Service Management by The BC Cook Articulation Committee, and Math for Trades by Chad Flinn and Mark Overgaard.

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ISBN: 978-1-990641-68-8

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I designed the course for graduate students who use statistics in their …

I designed the course for graduate students who use statistics in their research, plan to use statistics, or need to interpret statistical analyses performed by others. The primary audience are graduate students in the environmental sciences, but the course should benefit just about anyone who is in graduate school in the natural sciences. The course is not designed for those who want a simple overview of statistics; well learn by analyzing real data. This course or equivalent is required for UMB Biology and EEOS Ph.D. students. It is a recommended course for several of the intercampus graduate school of marine science program options.

The primary learning objective of this textbook is to introduce the reader …

The primary learning objective of this textbook is to introduce the reader to the fundamental statistical methods and basic analytical procedures associated with processing data in regard to healthcare research. It is intended that by working through the applications and practice problems, readers should be able to understand and apply some of the methods for developing, implementing, and applying healthcare statistic principles in research.

Applied Technical Mathematics for Horticulture and Diesel Mechanics is intended for a …

Applied Technical Mathematics for Horticulture and Diesel Mechanics is intended for a one-semester class with students who enter the semester with a good working-level of math skills. High school algebra and geometry are the only prerequisites,The technical math course at Kishwaukee College is unique in that the class combines students in horticulture with those from diesel mechanics. The course materials apply to both areas, as much as possible. The intent is to provide a solid foundation for solving job-related math problems for all students in the class. For this reason, the focus is on "how to solve" more than "why does this work?"Feedback, comments, etc. would be greatly appreciated!Robert E. Brownrbrown3@kish.edu

A series of 6 Excel-based projects on the mathematics of biodiversity for …

A series of 6 Excel-based projects on the mathematics of biodiversity for basic college math classes and developmental math classes. Students learn about the structure of biodiversity, the application of many basic data analysis skills, and the use of Excel for analysis and data presentation.

This class investigates the use of computers in architectural design and construction. …

This class investigates the use of computers in architectural design and construction. It begins with a pre-prepared design computer model, which is used for testing and process investigation in construction. It then explores the process of construction from all sides of the practice: detail design, structural design, and both legal and computational issues.

Student teams investigate Arctic Sea Ice by analyzing actual data and making …

Student teams investigate Arctic Sea Ice by analyzing actual data and making predictions. A worthwhile extension is to predict the first year that the Arctic Ocean will be ice free.

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Arithmetic | Algebra provides a customized open-source textbook for the math developmental …

Arithmetic | Algebra provides a customized open-source textbook for the math developmental students at New York City College of Technology. The book consists of short chapters, addressing essential concepts necessary to successfully proceed to credit-level math courses. Each chapter provides several solved examples and one unsolved “Exit Problem”. Each chapter is also supplemented by its own WeBWork online homework assignment. The book can be used in conjunction with WeBWork for homework (online) or with the Arithmetic | Algebra Homework handbook (traditional). The content in the book, WeBWork and the homework handbook are also aligned to prepare students for the CUNY Elementary Algebra Final Exam (CEAFE).

Arithmetic | Algebra Homework book is a static version of the WeBWork …

Arithmetic | Algebra Homework book is a static version of the WeBWork online homework assignments that accompany the textbook Arithmetic | Algebra for the developmental math courses MAT 0630 and MAT 0650 at New York City College of Technology, CUNY.

This course is an arithmetic course intended for college students, covering whole …

This course is an arithmetic course intended for college students, covering whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, geometry, measurement, statistics, and integers using an integrated geometry and statistics approach. The course uses the late integers modelintegers are only introduced at the end of the course.

The text is mostly an adaptation of two other excellent open- source …

The text is mostly an adaptation of two other excellent open- source calculus textbooks: Active Calculus by Dr. Matt Boelkins of Grand Valley State University and Drs. Gregory Hartman, Brian Heinold, Troy Siemers, Dimplekumar Chalishajar, and Jennifer Bowen of the Virginia Military Institute and Mount Saint Mary's University. Both of these texts can be found at http://aimath.org/textbooks/approved-textbooks/. The authors of this text have combined sections, examples, and exercises from the above two texts along with some of their own content to generate this text. The impetus for the creation of this text was to adopt an open-source textbook for Calculus while maintaining the typical schedule and content of the calculus sequence at our home institution.

This course teaches simple reasoning techniques for complex phenomena: divide and conquer, …

This course teaches simple reasoning techniques for complex phenomena: divide and conquer, dimensional analysis, extreme cases, continuity, scaling, successive approximation, balancing, cheap calculus, and symmetry. Applications are drawn from the physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering. Examples include bird and machine flight, neuron biophysics, weather, prime numbers, and animal locomotion. Emphasis is on low-cost experiments to test ideas and on fostering curiosity about phenomena in the world.

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