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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.)

Using the daily schedule below, you can select your course period, featured speakers and meals that you will be attending by clicking on the "star".  Each Conference within a Conference (CWIC) session is listed. You can attend as many CWIC sessions as time allows. Just check the sessions you are interested in attending. Your individual schedule will be created.  You can print it or push it to a mobile device.

We look forward to meeting you this upcoming weekend.
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Thursday, June 27 • 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Miles per Gallon vs. Gallons per Mile

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Which measure is more helpful in determining fuel efficiency and savings in carbon emissions? What illusions are created by the MPG rating? And how do they come up with those overall MPG averages for vehicles? Why is there a move afoot to require car manufacturers to post on the new car sticker a measure such as gallons per thousand miles? These and other questions will be investigated in this session which uses mathematics accessible at the first and second year algebra level.

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Kevin Bartkovich

MA, Phillips Exeter Academy
Kevin was a teacher for 17 years at the N.C. School of Science & Math, where he was part of a department that developed curricular materials for contemporary secondary school math and wrote textbooks for precalculus and calculus. He then embarked upon a 10-year adventure in Uganda where he and his wife J.D. established Christ School - Bundibugyo, a boarding secondary school located in a remote village near the border with Congo. Kevin and... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2013 4:45pm - 5:30pm
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