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# Calculus/Expert Profile

## Abe Mantell

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##### Expertise

Hello, I am a college professor of mathematics and regularly teach all levels from elementary mathematics through differential equations, and would be happy to assist anyone with such questions!

##### Experience in the area

Over 15 years teaching at the college level.

##### Organizations

NCTM, NYSMATYC, AMATYC, MAA, NYSUT, AFT.

##### Education/Credentials

B.S. in Mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.S. (and A.B.D.) in Applied Mathematics from SUNY @ Stony Brook

### Recent Reviews from Users

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Prashant S Akerkar 02/15/17101010Dear Prof Abe Thanks. Prashant
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Prashant S Akerkar09/12/16101010Dear Prof Abe Thanks. Prashant
Woody08/01/16101010Thank you, Dr. Mantell!
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### Recent Answers from Abe Mantell

#### 2017-02-12 Mathematical constants with units.:

I think it is safe to say that mathematical constants are unitless (i cannot think of one that isn't).    A physical constant, sometimes fundamental physical constant, is a physical quantity that is generally

#### 2016-07-30 Frog crossing a bridge:

Hello Woody,    Yes, it is a familiar problem (or ones like it).    Theoretically, the frog never reaches the end of the bridge...since there will always be  some distance (however small) that remains

#### 2016-03-22 Ship Geometrical Shape.:

Hello Prashant,    I gather you mean the shape of the hull.  I am not aware of any special geometric name to  describe it.  It roughly resembles a parabolic sheet, but that does not come to a sharp  edge

#### 2016-01-13 Calculus Optimization:

Let the dimensions of the pasture be x meters wide, i.e. the length of the shorter sides and the dividing fence.  This uses 3x meters of fence, leaving 400-3x meters for the two longer sides.  Thus, each

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