
05247718
a
2008a.00507
Arganbright, Deane
Neuwirth, Erich
Smith, Robert S.
Workshop in Excel.
Ko, Ki Hyoung (ed.) et al., Enhancing university mathematics. Proceedings of the first KAIST international symposium on teaching, Daejeon, Korea, May 1216, 2005. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society (AMS) (ISBN 9780821841945/pbk). CBMS Issues in Mathematics Education 14, 215223 (2007).
2007
Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society (AMS)
EN
R25
I75
I85
spreadsheets
visualization
mathematics and computers
differential equations
initial value problems
graphs
polar functions
parametric functions
Summary: This handson computer workshop illustrates how spreadsheets can be use creatively in teaching mathematics to study a surprising range of significant mathematical concepts and models via Microsoft Excel, the principal mathematical tool of the workplace. Participants learn how to use Excel to create dynamic graphic displays that include animation.