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How Not to Land at Lake Tahoe!

by Richard Barshinger (Penn State University, Worthington Scranton Campus)

This article originally appeared in:
American Mathematical Monthly
May, 1992

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Functions
Applicable Course(s): 3.0 Calculus | 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I | 3.4 Non-mainstream Calc I

The article describes a model for aircraft landing using cubic polynomials.

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One-Variable Calculus | Differential Equations (for Calculus)
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