8. Examples of Translating English to Mathematics

  1. Robert Laurence Baber

Published Online: 26 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118061770.ch8

The Language of Mathematics: Utilizing Math in Practice

The Language of Mathematics: Utilizing Math in Practice

How to Cite

Baber, R. L. (2011) Examples of Translating English to Mathematics, in The Language of Mathematics: Utilizing Math in Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118061770.ch8

Author Information

  1. Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 2 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470878897

Online ISBN: 9781118061770

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Keywords:

  • English text into mathematical model and reformulation;
  • statement conversion into mathematics;
  • shopping mall door controller mechanism into a model

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Students with the Same Birthday

  • Criterion for Searching an Array

  • Specifying the Initial State of a Board Game

  • Price Discounts

  • Model of a Very Small Economy

  • A Logical Puzzle

  • Covering a Modified Chess Board with Dominoes

  • Validity of a Play in a Card Game

  • The Logical Paradox of the Barber of Seville

  • Controlling the Water Level in a Reservoir: Simple On/Off Control

  • Controlling the Water Level in a Reservoir: Two-Level On/Off Control

  • Reliable Combinations of Less Reliable Components

  • Shopping Mall Door Controller