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To Build a Better Box

by Kay Dundas

Award: George Pólya

Year of Award: 1985

Publication Information: The College Mathematics Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, (1984), pp. 30-36

Summary: A hands-on approach to teaching calculus using a variety of paper box construction methods.

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About the Author: (from The College Mathematics Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, (1984)) Kay Dundas teaches at Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kansas. He earned his B.A. and M.S. degrees at Fort Hays Kansas State University and an Ed.D. with emphasis in mathematics at Oklahoma State University. Besides teaching for seventeen years in his present position, he taught for one year each at Fort Hays Kansas State University, Hays, Kansas and Muskogee High School, Muskogee, Oklahoma.


Subject classification(s): Geometry and Topology
Publication Date: 
Sunday, July 20, 2008