1. What is the primary purpose of mathematical modeling?

2. Which mathematical field is most commonly associated with continuous mathematical models?

3. What type of mathematical model is used to predict the probability of an event occurring?

4. In mathematical modeling, what is the process of determining the model that best fits a set of data called?

5. Which mathematical concept is essential for creating models that optimize resources like time, money, or materials?

6. What is the role of simulations in mathematical modeling?

7. When dealing with discrete events in a system, which type of mathematical model is primarily used?

8. What mathematical technique is commonly used in mathematical modeling to find the set of parameters that minimizes the difference between the observed and predicted values?

9. In the context of mathematical modeling, what does 'validation' refer to?

10. Which of the following best describes a predictive analytical model in mathematical modeling?