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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

460- “What If?” Questions in Real-World Contexts: Sensitivity Analysis

Friday, April 11, 2014: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Melrose (Hilton)
Lead Speaker:
Thomas G. Edwards
S. Asli Özgün-Koca and Kenneth R. Chelst

  • 460"What if questions in real-world contexts".pdf (353.6 kB)

  • Participants will learn to use Solver, a standard Excel add-in, to solve linear programming problems with four or more decision variables. They will also learn how to interpret Answer and Sensitivity Reports, which allow exploration of “what if” questions in real-world contexts and engage students in critical thinking, reasoning, and sense making.

    Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
    Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12, Higher Education

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