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Getting the most out of fractional models

Machines make our lives easier in many ways. Whether it's a smart thermostat that learns when to turn the heat on or automatic brakes, machines traffic in the language of classical calculus. Classical calculus is good enough ...

dateOct 28, 2016 in Mathematics
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Calculus I factors women out of STEM degrees

It's no secret that Calculus I is a major hurdle in the quest for a science degree. But, according to a new paper by Colorado State University researchers, the class is far more likely to discourage women than men from continuing ...

dateJul 13, 2016 in Social Sciences
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