# Calculus: Ripped from the Headlines

Full set of 40 problems: \$30.95

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What it is:  Calculus: Ripped From the Headlines (CRFH) was inspired by the long-running TV program Law-and-Order. In that show, a real crime that was committed, usually in the New York area, inspired a fictional story where the police sought the perpetrators and the prosecutor tried the case.  In CRFH, a story that appeared in a newspaper, magazine, website, or blog inspires a fictional problem that needs calculus to solve. There are problems dealing with a variety of topics: from creating a vaccine to cure an epidemic, to putting on the slick greens at the Master's golf tournament, to being ripped off by the price of ink cartridges, to building the world's largest pizza.  Some are humorous, some are serious and all require AB Calculus.

What You Get: There are 40 problems in CRFH. They start with the newspaper or website article that inspired the problem, followed by the calculus problem. Each problem is in the same format of a typical AP® Exam free-response question, containing a number of subparts. All problems fit on one page.

Who Wrote it:  CRFH was written entirely by Stu Schwartz of MasterMathMentor.com.  Many thanks go to Jess Chernak of Carnegie Mellon University who painstakingly edited every problem.

How Do I Get the Problems?

 01. Texting and Driving 02. Tightrope-Walking Bear 03. Car Mileage 04. Subway Station Restoration 05. Climate Crisis 06. Cruise Sales 07. Text Crazy 08. Everest Roller Coaster 09. Shrinking Tumors 10. Golf at the Masters 11. Sudden Acceleration 12. Gas Price Drop 13. the IWatch 14. Restaurant Impossible 15. Dental Implants 16. Amusement Park Queuing 17. Medical Marijuana Legislation 18. Dogs and Hydrotherapy 19. Water Tank Lawsuit 20. NFL Player Value 21. Twitter Followers 22. Smallox Vaccine 23. Racetrack Betting 24. Arctic Shipping Routes 25. Submarine Thresher Sinks 26. Price of Ink Cartridges 27. Kinder Eggs 28. Culling Deer 29. Boston Marathon Bombings 30. Filling a Reservoir 31. Huge Pizzas 32. Sooner Idol 33. Tsunami Speed 34. Bush's Approval Rating 35. Memory Study 36. Oprah on Mt. Rushmore 37. Algae in Lake Erie 38. Tatoo Regret 39. Cicadas 40. Train Crash

How About the Solutions? If you are interested in the solutions to Calculus: Ripped From the Headlines, they cost \$30.95 for all 40 problems. That's about 77 cents per problem. You receive the 40 student problems and the solutions in 4 downloads. You do not have to join the community to purchase these. You can purchase this from the main price list or by clicking this link:

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