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NCTM 2016 Regional Conference & Exposition: Phoenix, Arizona

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

7- Percents, Voting, and the Government

Thursday, October 27, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
West 301 A (Phoenix Convention Center)


Lead Speaker:
G. Patrick Vennebush


Pundits point fingers at politicians, but math may be to blame. A candidate receiving 1/5 of the vote can become President. Just 18% of the population can stop a bill in the Senate. What gives? Let’s explore elections, voting methods, and our democracy using mathematical models and see if we can figure out what’s going on.


Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session