Alanna Hoyer-Leitzel

Mount Holyoke College

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

Estimating Pi using series part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2016:Teaching Activities
This lab activity uses MATLAB to approximate pi. Students calculate partial sums of infinite series that sum to a multiple of pi, and then calculate error or error bounds. The goal of this lab is to introduce the ...

Essay (1)

Goals for teaching numerical integration in Calculus or Differential Equations Courses part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2016:Essays
Alanna Hoyer-Leitzel, Mathematics and Statistics, Mount Holyoke College There's a joke about mathematicians where the punch line involves a mathematician in a room with a burning fire, a sink and a bucket. ...