Limited Population Growth
David A. Smith and Lawrence
C. Moore, Duke University
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Richard M. Schori, Oregon State University
with the assistance of
Purpose: To model population
as a function of time in a setting where there is a maximum population
M that the environment will support. More specifically, to see that we
can develop a graphical model from assumptions about the rate of change
-- without any knowledge of an algebraic form for the model function.
John Michel, Marietta College
through the tutorial module for your helper application. The concept of
derivative as instantaneous rate of change is also needed.