0. Summarize for me:
- your name
- your nickname, if you go by one, or how to pronounce your name if you think I might not know.
- your major and minor/2nd major
- your past, current, or future jobs
- other hobbies/interests
Make a list of problems that a school system faces,
and categorize them into operational/tactical/strategic.
Order them so the small problems appear first and the large problems
appear last. Each one should be described wi
Consider the following data on how fast crickets chirp in
Come up with a mathematical model or two th
The following 4 sets of data do _not_ come from a real application, but they are still interesting anyway. For each data set,
1. Graph it and fit a STRAIGHT LINE to it.
2. Say how good the fit is.
3. Write a math model that you feel might be better than a
Homework 5: Non-Linear Programming
#1: Facility Location
Suppose we want to locate an airstrip somewhere in the desert
where airplanes can land to drop off food aid, which will be trucked
to various refugee camps. The camps are located and pop
#1: (this one is quite hard; start it early!)
Fli-Bi-Nite airlines has a flight that starts in LA, flies to Houston,
then NYC, then Miami. The length of each segment (in miles) is
1500, 1700, and 1300 respectively.
At each stop, the plan
#1: Consider a population of squirrels, broken into age groups of 0-year-olds
(i.e. between birth and .9999 years old), 1-year-olds, 2-year-olds, and
3-year-olds. 0-year-olds don't have babies, 1-year-olds have an average
of 1 baby