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Author:Dennis E. Blumenfeld, Debra A. Elkins, and Jeffrey M. Alden, MAA Online
Description: Students majoring in mathematics might wonder whether they will ever use the mathematics they are learning, once they graduate and get a job. Is any of the analysis, calculus, algebra, numerical methods, combinatorics, math programming, etc. really going to be of value in the real world? Three mathematicians working at General Motors R & D provide some answers in this article.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Operations Research

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