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Where Does Mathematical Modeling Begin? A Personal Remark

  • Henry Pollack
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Part of the Realitätsbezüge im Mathematikunterricht book series (REIMA)

Abstract

In the course of her recent doctoral dissertation at Teachers College, Columbia, Germain- Williams (2014) had the occasion to compare several published versions of the mathematical modeling cycle. Most of them begin the sequence which makes up the modeling cycle with a specific problem or question for which a mathematical model is to be found. Then the problem/ situation is to be idealized and the idealized form used to develop mathematical insights and results.

Keywords

Mathematics Education Teacher College Modeling Cycle Parking Space Common Core State Standard 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Pollack
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  1. 1.Teachers CollegeColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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