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Welcome to the 29th Anja S. Greer Conference on Mathematics, Science and Technology being held June 23 - June 28, 2013 at Phillips Exeter Academy.  If this is your first time to the campus, get to know the campus by visiting our interactive map. You can find your dorm by using the buiding filters.  (Your conference welcome letter let you know what dorm you have been assigned.)

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Wednesday, June 26 • 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Modeling the Suez Canal: A Million Dollar System of Linear Equations

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This talk will present a mathematical modeling activity based on the work of Phillip Griffiths for the Suez Canal Authority. We will use only high school algebra to develop a model of the traffic flow in the Suez Canal, and find an optimal solution for how to organize the flow of traffic. In addition to the mathematical ideas, the presentation will focus on the essential principles of mathematical modeling used in the process.

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Dan Teague

Instructor of Mathematics, NC School of Science and Mathematics
Instructor of Mathematics, NCSSM

Wednesday June 26, 2013 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Mayer Auditorium

Attendees (38)