Students to present Mathematics Seminars

The daily employee newsletter of Grand Rapids Community College

The Grand Rapids Community College Mathematics Department is very pleased to announce that it will host two Mathematics Seminars in April, both to be presented by current GRCC students.

Our first talk: Wednesday, April 15, 3:30-4:30 PM in 102 Cook.

Gregory Metzner will discuss applications of Trigonometry related to his experience while serving in the United States Marine Corps. The title and abstract of his talk are below.

This talk will focus on using trigonometry to locate positions on a map, and should appeal to anyone with an interest in real-world applications of mathematics. Familiarity with basic trigonometry would be useful, but of course everyone is welcome!

Pop and cookies will be served at 3:15 PM.

Trigonometry in the Marine Corps

As a high school student, I did not appreciate math. Upon entering the “real world”, I learned that math is integral and used everywhere, and I found that…

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