## A First Course in Mathematical ModelingNow with discrete mathematics, this edition makes it possible to organize an entire course without the use of calculus. However, if you wish to cover the chapters requiring calculus, the book's unique organization permits use to concurrently teach the introductory calculus course -- as early as the first semester of the freshman year. Plus, the book's rich choice of topics provide an introduction to the operations research and quantitative management science courses. This text gives students an opportunity to cover all phases of the mathematical modeling process, including creative and empirical model construction, model analysis, and model research using clearly defined techniques, such as modeling using graphs, modeling using proportionality, and modeling fitting. |

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### Contents

Chapter One GRAPHS OF FUNCTIONS AS MODELS | 1 |

Chapter Two THE MODELING PROCESS | 31 |

Chapter Three MODELING WITH DISCRETE DYNAMICAL | 51 |

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A First Course in Mathematical Modeling Frank Giordano,William P. Fox,Steven Horton Limited preview - 2013 |

A First Course in Mathematical Modeling Frank R. Giordano,William P. Fox,Steven B. Horton Limited preview - 2013 |

A First Course in Mathematical Modeling Frank Giordano,William P. Fox,Steven Horton,Maurice Weir Limited preview - 2008 |

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