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Social Justice Through Mathematics: An Exploration of Social Justice Pedagogy and a Reflection on Mathematics in Summer Programs for Youth
(Kalamazoo College, 2010)The following project can be broken into three major parts: reflections on my experience working with KCIS's Think Summer! program, exploration of the connections between social justice and mathematics, and a proposed ... 
Solutions of Selected Problems as Posed by Walter Rudin in His Book: "Principles of Mathematical Analysis"
(Kalamazoo College, 1967)This paper cannot be read without the accompanying use of the second edition of Walter Rudin's Principles of Mathematical Analysis. The problems and chapters are both numbered in accordance with this book, and I have also ... 
Some Topics in the mathematics of Change Ringing: Plain Bob and Related Methods
(Kalamazoo College, 1981) 
The Special Theory of Relativity
(Kalamazoo College, 1970) 
Statistical Analysis of Michigan High Schools : Focusing on Reasons Why Students Choose Not to Pursue Higher Education
(Kalamazoo College, 1992)The purpose of this study is to compare the similarities and differences between the various high schools of Michigan. The main focus will be on the obstacles facing the graduating seniors when choosing to attend college. ... 
A Statistical Package: An Implementaiton of a Truncated Sequential tTest
(Kalamazoo College, 1978)This ttest was worked up as a statistical package for the Upjohn Pharmaceutical Company in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It was designed to be used by the researchers in the production area to minimize the time and cost in ... 
The Structural Theorems on Infinite Abelian Groups
(Kalamazoo College, 1967)General Abelian group theory is a branch of algebra that has achieved several satisfactory structural theorems. The aim of this paper is to discuss the most important of these theorems so as to give an overview of this ... 
The Student Affairs Perspective : Looking at Underrepresented Students in STEM Through a Different Lens
(Kalamazoo College, 2016)The education gap in STEM is a growing national concern in the United States. With the growing emphasis on STEM skills in the workplace, it is more important than ever that we figure out how to support diverse students in ... 
Student Evaluation of Courses at Kalamazoo College
(Kalamazoo College, 1969)For the past seven years the College administration has attempted to monitor student opinion through the Senior Faculty Evaluation, a mimeographed questionnaire distributed to graduating seniors. The questionnaire is ... 
Student Internship at The Upjohn Company
(Kalamazoo College, 1977)I spent my S.I.P. quarter working as a student intern for the Mathematical Services division of The Upjohn Company under the supervision of Dr. John R. Kraska. A part of my time was spent learning FORTRAN through the ... 
Student Internship at The Upjohn Company
(Kalamazoo College, 1977)I conducted my Senior Independent Project in the Mathematical Services Division of the Upjohn Company as a student intern under the supervision of Dr. John R. Kraska. I was allowed to choose any one of a number of projects ... 
Student Internship at The Upjohn Company
(Kalamazoo College, 1977)I spent my S.I.P. quarter working as a student intern for the Mathematical Services division of The Upjohn Company under the supervision of Dr. John R. Kraska. I found the experience interesting and rewarding, and would ... 
A Study in Minkowski Geometry: Perimeter and Area
(Kalamazoo College, 1972)If asked how to find the distance between two points, most people would rattle off the formula for finding the Euclidean distance between the points. They would not even consider using any other distance function. ... 
A Study of Basic in Terms of Linear Generative Grammar
(Kalamazoo College, 1976)The purpose of this paper is to develop an algorithm by which the syntactic structure of any BASIC program may be constructed. For the purpose of keeping the development brief and to the point, only those notions of formal ... 
A Study of Goldbach's Conjecture That Every Even Number Greater Than 4 Can Be Expressed as the Sum of Two Odd Primes
(Kalamazoo College, 1987)One of the most famous unsolved problems in number theory is Goldbach's conjecture that every even number greater than 4 can be expressed as the sum of two odd Primes. At first this seems to be a very simple problem; ... 
A Study of Sylow Theory and Related Topics
(Kalamazoo College, 1999)Discusses the permutation groups, theorems, examples, and subgroups of the Sylow Theory and compares it with the Hall Theory. 
A Study of the "SAS" Programming Language System Through an Internship at The Upjohn Company
(Kalamazoo College, 1986)The author describes work as an intern at The Upjohn Company using SAS software for statistical analysis of drug product testing. 
A Study of the Characteristics of Profitability for Commercial Banks in Michigan
(Kalamazoo College, 1977)It is the intent of this study to analyze the performance of commercial banks in Michigan. Specifically, it is the purpose of this initial investigation to determine: (a) those characteristics which low earning banks ... 
A Study of the Differences between Consecutive Prime Numbers
(Kalamazoo College, 1964)This paper will present heuristic arguments concerning the distribution of prime numbers and the spacings between consecutive primes. So that the reader will be familiar with some of the background material for this ... 
A Study of the Factors that Contribute to the Performance Rate of Jamaican Students on the Grade Four Numeracy Test
(Kalamazoo College, 2013)In Jamaica, Grade Four students are required to take a numeracy test to assess their mathematical abilities. The national averages in 2010 and 2011 were 38% and 46% respectively. These low average scores caused great concern ...