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AMSER (the Applied Math and Science Education Repository) provides educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in Community and Technical Colleges but free for anyone to use.en-usealmasy@scout.wisc.eduealmasy@scout.wisc.eduSat, 19 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500http://www.rssboard.org/rss-2-0-1Electronics is "Applied Mathematics"
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=7907This free workshop was held on June 20, 2003 at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, California. Instructor and student materials are available for online viewing and for downloading. A Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation is used in conjunction with hands-on laboratory exercises. The exercises include activities requiring the use of spreadsheets and simulation software. Also required are a few electronic components and a proto-board trainer with onboard power supplies. Circuit component layouts are shown in the PowerPoint presentation to help first-time users setup circuits. A student version simulation software package is available for downloading, so is an e-book on electronics. A parts list is included with each laboratory exercise indicating what equipment and electronic components that are required for there completion.Tue, 19 Jul 2011 12:34:28 -0500Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using the Addition or Subtraction Method
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16148This learning object from Wisc-Online covers solving systems of linear equations using the addition or subtraction method. The unit looks at the common solution to simultaneous linear equations (also referred to as "system of linear equations"). Practice questions are also included.Mon, 31 Jan 2011 03:00:03 -0600Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using the Subsitution Method
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16149This learning object from Wisc-Online covers solving systems of linear equations using the substitution method. The unit looks at the common solution to two or more linear equations in two variables. Practice questions are also included.Fri, 28 Jan 2011 03:00:02 -0600Modeling Orbital Debris Problems
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16244This algebra lesson from Illuminations helps students develop their understanding of mathematical functions and modeling using spreadsheets, graphing calculators, and computer graphing utilities. The differences between linear, quadratic and exponential models are described. Students will also improve their understanding of how to choose the appropriate graphical representations for data. The material is intended for grades 9-12 and should require 5 class periods to complete.Mon, 24 Jan 2011 03:00:02 -0600Dirt Bike Dilemma
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16179This lesson from Illuminations allows students to apply mathematical concepts to a real world problem which uses the example of a dirt bike competition. Learners will gain an understanding of the steps required to solve a linear programming problem. The lesson is intended for grades 9-12 and should require 2 class periods to complete.Mon, 17 Jan 2011 03:00:03 -0600Movie Lines
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16245This algebra lesson from Illuminations involves using linear equations and graphs in a real world context. Students will graph a line based on data points, find the equation of the line, identify y-intercept and slope, and extrapolate data. The material is appropriate for grades 9-12 and should require 1 class period to complete.Tue, 11 Jan 2011 03:00:02 -0600Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching: Interactive Tutorials (Book 7)
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16389Based at the University of Plymouth, the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching has developed many instructional materials designed to help both novice and experienced math teachers. This particular area of the website provides access to a number of interactive mathematics tutorials. The materials cover a variety of basic algebra and mathematics topics. Example questions and exercises are provided within each unit. Topics include linear equations, decimals, fractions, basic arithmetic, fractions and more.Mon, 10 Jan 2011 03:00:01 -0600Linear Function Applied to Flight Distance
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16261This lesson helps students further their understanding of linear functions by applying the material to a real-world example. The class will use data on an airline flight including travel time, ground speed, time remaining in flight, and the distance between two cities to express a linear equation for the flight travel. A student worksheet is included in the document.Tue, 4 Jan 2011 03:00:02 -0600Linear Algebra
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16335This course provides an introduction to linear algebra. Topics include vector spaces, systems of linear equations, bases, linear independence, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues, inner products, quadratic forms and more. The course includes assignments, exams and study materials. MIT presents OpenCourseWare as free educational material online. No registration or enrollment is required to use the materials.Tue, 28 Dec 2010 03:00:02 -0600Linear Algebra
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16231This course, presented by MIT and taught by Professor Gilbert Strang, provides undergraduate level algebra instruction. The materials cover matrix theory and linear algebra including systems of equations, vector spaces, determinants, eigenvalues, similarity, and positive definite matrices. The course includes video lectures, assignments and exams (with solutions) and lecture notes. MIT presents OpenCourseWare as free educational material online. No registration or enrollment is required to use the materials.Thu, 9 Dec 2010 03:00:03 -0600Escape From the Tomb
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16186This lesson from Illuminations asks students to solve a system of linear equations using a practical math problem. The lesson involves question for students; participants are asked to give a short presentation to the class on their findings. The activity is intended for grades 9-12 and should require 1 class period to complete.Mon, 6 Dec 2010 03:00:03 -0600Supply and Demand
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=16175This lesson from Illuminations allows students to learn about linear equations in a real-world setting. The material applies linear equations to the concept of supply and demand. Students will be able to translate between table, graph and equation representations for supply and demand data. The lesson is intended for grades 9-12 and should require two class periods to complete.Fri, 3 Dec 2010 03:00:02 -0600Matrix Operations
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=13800Created by Lewis Blake and David Smith of the Connected Curriculum Project, the purposes of this module are to experiment with matrix operations, especially multiplication, inversion, and determinants, and to explore applications to solving systems of linear equations. In the process of studying these matrix operations, we will learn how to use a helper application to carry out matrix computations.Thu, 24 Jun 2010 03:00:02 -0500Orthogonality
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=13789Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to explore the properties of orthogonal vectors and matrices. This is part of a larger collection of material hosted by Duke University.Tue, 22 Jun 2010 03:00:01 -0500Systems of Linear Equations
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https://amser.org//index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=13777Created by Lewis Blake, Stephanie Fitchett and David Smith for the Connected Curriclum Project, the purpose of this module is to classify the types of outcomes that occur when we solve systems of linear equations. This is part of a larger set of learning modules hosted by Duke University.Tue, 11 May 2010 03:00:03 -0500