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Topic: Re: max min problems
Replies: 2   Last Post: Oct 26, 2001 6:49 PM

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Terence Gaffney

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: max min problems
Posted: Oct 26, 2001 10:27 AM
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What we want to do with a max-min problem is give the students a problem
whose answer that might like to know now or in the future. The problems
you set depend on who the students are.

Engineers tell me that they want their students to be able to use math to
model situations from engineering, then use math to say something about
the situation. Max-Min problems are a reasonable way to give my students
practice at that.
Best,
Terry


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