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Sustainability Problems

The MTH/209 Week Five Learning Team assignment requires each team to select a scenario and explain how algebraic concepts underlie sustainable environmental, business, or human health practices.

Concept of Sustainability

Sustainability may broadly be defined as the ability of any system to sustain itself. Sustainability principles can apply to many areas, including human health, finances, and the environment. The following are details about how sustainability may be applied to environmental science, business, and human health practices for the purposes of this assignment:

• Health practices focus on the ability of a human body to sustain itself. Such things as the intake of food versus the output of energy are part of this equilibrium. Current medical knowledge and practices of the health care industry also play into the equilibrium and health of people’s bodies. The word sustainability could be used as another word for equilibrium.

If you choose this scenario, here is a list of problems from the text that address health sustainability. You can refer to this list for ideas for your presentation. Vary your selections so that each problem addresses a different math concept.

o Section 4.3, Exercises, problem 59 (Skin Cancer) o Section 4.3, Exercises, problem 61 (Burning Calories) o Section 4.4, Exercises, problem 73 (Maximum Heart Rate) o Section 4.4, Exercises, problem 75 (Height and Weight) o Ch. 4, Review Exercises, problem 69 (Motor Vehicle Fatalities) o Ch. 4, Review Exercises, problem 70 (Lung Cancer) o Ch. 4, Review Exercises, problem 77 (Burning Calories) o Ch. 4, Review Exercises, problem 81 (Target Heart Rate) o Ch. 9, Review Exercises, problem 27 (Pedestrian Fatalities) o Ch. 7, Review Exercises,…...

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