An introduction to mathematical modeling. Discrete and continuous mathematical models of real-world problems in various disciplines are analyzed numerically, graphically, and analytically through techniques of algebra, geometry, calculus, numerical analysis, and available technology. Topics include: graphing, recursion formulas, difference equations, curve fitting, continuous optimization techniques, and linear programming. Prerequisite: MTH 15204 (may be taken concurrently).
Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.