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Dogs Don't Need Calculus

by Michael Bolt (Calvin College) and Daniel Isaksen (Wayne State University)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
January, 2010

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Algebra | Inequalities
Applicable Course(s): 2.1 College Algebra | 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I | 3.4 Non-mainstream Calc I

The authors use inequalities to solve optimization problems without resorting to calculus, as illustrated by four common examples in calculus.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
Development Math | Linear Inequalities
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