Analysing skid marks
In the first course of this series you saw how some of the stages of a mathematical modelling process can be applied in the context of modelling pollution in the Great Lakes. In this second course you are asked to relate the stages of the mathematical modelling process to another practical example, this time modelling the skid marks caused by vehicle tyres. By considering the example you should be able to draw out and clarify your ideas of mathematical modelling.
This course, the second in a series of five, builds on the ideas introduced in
This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 1 study in Mathematics.