By A CooperIn Lesson 12-I, we considered predator-prey relationships. These were modeled by the Lotka-Volterra equations In this lesson, we'll refine the Lotka-Volterra model, and then we'll... |Lesson

By A CooperIn Lesson 11, we considered three subpopulations within one larger population: the susceptibles, the infecteds, and the recovereds. We saw how the rate of change... |Lesson

By A CooperIn Lesson 10, we considered a population with a rumor spreading through it. We made the assumption that nobody ever forgot the rumor, and that... |Lesson

By A CooperPopulation models are not limited to births and deaths. All kinds of quantifiable things pass through populations, from income to diseases. In this lesson, we... |Lesson

By A CooperIn Lesson 8, we saw that there is good theoretical reason to expect populations to grow according to exponential functions. (Actually, we'll see later that... |Lesson

By A CooperPopulations -- whether human, animal, bacterial, etc -- all have common dynamics. Although there are variations, the unifying theme is the appearance of exponential functions.... |Lesson

By A CooperThe value of a home (important to know for purposes of taxation or real estate sales) depends on a number of factors. Typically appraisals are... |Lesson

By A CooperIn Lesson 1, we considered the problem of maximizing profit in the context of declining market price. We solved this problem by finding where the... |Lesson

By A CooperThis lesson is a continuation of Lesson 1: Maximizing Profit and Market Saturation and Lesson 2: Price Data and Trendlines, where we considered the profit from... |Lesson

By A CooperVideo walkthrough of the lesson. In the previous lesson we used the price per suit as a given linear function of the number of suits... |Lesson

By A Cooper A clothing firm can manufacture suits at $20 per suit. The initial or startup cost of the equipment is $10,000. The market price per... |Lesson

By A CooperWhat is Maple? Maple is a computer algebra system. (Other CASes you may have heard of are Mathematica and Matlab.) That means it's able to...