Spreadsheets and Bulgarian goats
Sugden, Steve (2012) Spreadsheets and Bulgarian goats. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 43(7), pp. 953-963.
We consider a problem appearing in an Australian Mathematics Challenge in 2003. This article considers whether a spreadsheet might be used to model this problem, thus allowing students to explore its structure within the spreadsheet environment. It then goes on to reflect on some general principles of problem decomposition when the final goal is a successful and lucid spreadsheet implementation.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Spreadsheets, Bulgarian Goats, Modelling, Problem Decomposition|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Mathematical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Deposited On:||25 Jun 2014 22:22|
|Last Modified:||27 Jun 2014 00:16|
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