Shape Affects the Sound of a Drum: Modeling Area and Perimeter
Adabor, James K.; Foley, Gregory D. (2013)
The sound of a drum is based on the wave equation from physics. The surface area of the drumhead and its fixed perimeter are key parameters. This paper uses area and perimeter to model and answer the question, Can a ...
Exploration of Polynomials Through the Use of Code Word Solutions
Drum, John R. (2016)
The study of polynomials is an important foundational idea in elementary algebra and introductory calculus. This activity will reinforce and introduce ideas about where roots occur, change in slopes over the curve, and ...