Mathematics INstruction using Decision Science and Engineering Tools (MINDSET) uses decision making tools from Industrial and Systems Engineering and Operations Research in a fourth-year high school mathematics curriculum. Principal performance related goals of the project are to improve upon the math students' ability to formulate and solve multi-step problems and interpret results, and to improve students' attitude toward mathematics.
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Practical mathematics applications with problems and solutions are featured throughout the course materials. Educators will need a user name and password to gain access to chapters -- continue reading for details.
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