Electronic Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate MathematicsNew Orleans, Louisiana, October 2831, 2004Paper C023
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Modeling Projects for Student Investigation 
Barry Tesman
Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA 17013
tesman@dickinson.edu

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We present projects appropriate for students in a typical calculus course studying 'Applications of Integration.' They involve using a CAS to model real data in three situations:center of mass, average value of a function, and volumes of solids of revolution.
Keyword(s): modeling, computer algebra systems, calculus