Rikki Wagstrom

I am currently a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics at Metropolitan State University in Saint Paul, MN.

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Activity

Population Growth, Ecological Footprints, and Overshoot part of SISL:2012 Sustainability in Math Workshop:Activities
In this activity, students develop and apply linear, exponential, and rational functions to explore past and projected U.S. population growth, carbon footprint trend, ecological overshoot, and effectiveness of hypothetical carbon dioxide reduction initiatives.