Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/9/2017 10:20 AM

Still haven't heard back from you. Can you explain why I should be teaching stuffed animals? some days, it feels like I am...

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/8/2017 9:47 AM

There is a lot of calculus going on in the background of the programs and software he will be using. He just won't be doing it

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/8/2017 8:45 AM

Am I wearing thin gloves or heavy duty gloves? Is there a lot of padding over the knuckles? big difference in mass, there. F=ma

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/8/2017 8:36 AM

I am choosing to quote you and not the last guy.... thanks None of my students will ever 'do' calculus in the real world like it is often done in the classroom. We learn pure techniques of calculus to apply them to real world applications. Even if these ... more »

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/8/2017 8:33 AM

You are thinking of mass instead of volume. The factors you are speaking of will change the density of the material, but not the volume. Volume is fixed by dimensional analysis. Mass = volume x density.

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/7/2017 9:57 PM

So I gave the final to the first class today. here it is: Calculus 2017 K******* Final Exam, Spring In a group of 4 students or less, your goal is to finish all of these small projects during the final exam time period. Project 4: NASA LAB Your goal

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Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/7/2017 9:49 PM

Riverside Poly had all that stuff at an Anaheim round several years ago in a booth in the pits. I took pictures of all of that but when I went to look it up like it said on their posters, the website was taken down. Thanks for finding those, though

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/7/2017 12:40 AM

"MY FINAL EXAM IS TOMORROW I CANT HANDLE THE PRESSURE THE PRESSURE TO SUCCEED IS OPPRESSIVE AND I DONT HAVE TIME TO CONTACT THESE PEOPLE AND FIND THE DIMENSIONS OF THE...." "the final was today." "WHUT?" "today, June 6, 10:15am." "FUuuuu"

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/7/2017 12:38 AM

but then students are going to start a debate about this being a TRIPLE OR A QUAD and they won't have any time for the actual project. that's my best joke all day

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/7/2017 12:38 AM

huh, tangent isn't a continuous function. how is that going to work?

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/7/2017 12:36 AM

James Stewart came to my college and gave a lecture one night as part of a math club deal. We thought it was gonna be awesome and hundreds of students showed up. We had to move it to a bigger lecture hall and we all shuffled along... then he introduced ... more »

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/7/2017 12:34 AM

Oh, I was a pure major. I did all that shit. I hated it near the end. I learned way too much topology and other various pure topics that I will never use as a math teacher. I fully support your view of pure math. I didn't know you were talking about ... more »

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/7/2017 12:33 AM

I love the guy pinning the throttle... and he isn't even on the bike. classic picture

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/7/2017 12:32 AM

oh, so even though there is around 14psi acting on the surface of the water, via ambient air, you only get 1psi from 2.3 feet? that's not how it works

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what are you talking about? Who?

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/6/2017 3:16 PM

I don't understand the original question or your response because using the math to find these volumes of actual objects is not pure math, it's applied. I don't understand this whole argument.

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/6/2017 3:14 PM

you need to group the difference of f and g and based on these planes, you would use dx, especially because you wrote f and g as functions of x just trying to help you out

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/6/2017 3:11 PM

Thank you. I can't stand those acceleration, velocity, position questions... They are so boring. Here's a great, a hospital built in 1923 has a conical water tank on the roof of the building that supplies water to the operating room. At what water height ... more »

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/6/2017 3:06 PM

I have tried finding the lengths of the Tuff Blocks but the dimensions are nowhere to be found on the interbuttz

Added reply in a thread Picture Request for my calculus final exam... 6/6/2017 3:05 PM

I cannot tell if you are trolling or not. Please help me