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Math 381 students help community partners solve problems

Submitted by Rose Choi on March 1, 2009 - 3:00am

How do you optimize production and maximize profits with limited space, while providing as many work hours as possible to employees? That was the challenge presented to a group of students in Math 381: Discrete Mathematical Modeling, a class offered by the UW Department of Mathematics. The students learned how to use mathematical modeling to solve real-world problems.