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Unformatted text preview: MS&E201 Dynamic Systems Handout #15 Professor Edison Tse May 31, 2006 Quiz #3 1. This quiz is an individual effort. You are expected to adhere to the Honor Code in doing your work. For detailed information about Stanford Honor Code, please go to the class website at coursework.stanford.edu under Syllabus category. 3. TA will be in touch by email: firstname.lastname@example.org during this period, all questions received will be given out as common answers to the MS&E201 coursework announcement. Email sent after 11:30pm will be replied the next morning. 4 Quiz is due at: 4:00PM on Thursday (June 1st, 2006). in: Roz Morfs office at Terman 405. 5 SCPD students please fax answers to SCPD at 650-736-1266 or 650-725-4138 together with a Route/Fax form. The form can be accessed at http://scpd.stanford.edu/scpd/support . 6 Late submission will NOT be accepted. Problem 1. (The Size of Bee Societies: Catastrophe Model) (20 points) There are about 20,000 species of bee. Of these, 5% are solitary and they do not live in cooperational colonies. The remainders are social species. Denote the bee population density of the environment as B (bees/km 2 ). Roughly speaking, a colony of N bees can be supported by a territory of radius R km based on the following relationship: B R N 2 = ....
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This note was uploaded on 06/16/2010 for the course MS&E 201 taught by Professor Edisontse during the Spring '08 term at Stanford.
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