Presenting Wednesday, May 9, 2012 from 10:50–12:05 in Kiely 283:
N. Hyppolite, A. Khan, A. Kim: The "Formula" for Success
Do everyday distractions affect a student's performance in school?
J. Abdelmalak, C. Ross: How many public schools does NYC need?
We analyze the relationship between population growth and the number of public schools in New York City.
J. Li, D. Park, D. Zhou: Winning at Blackjack
Presenting Monday, May 14, 2012 from 10:50–12:05 in Kiely 283:
In this study, we use Mathematica and hands-on experience to determine the accuracy of the Blackjack card-counting strategy in the novel Bring Down the House.
A. Gold, D. Itshakov, K. Jhun: Roller Coaster Jam
Does our energy-conservation model emulate a real-world roller coaster?
F. Ackies, E. Troy, N. Turato: The Wonders of Jenga
We analyze various strategic methods used to play Jenga to determine which one yields the maximum height and turns.
D. Eugene, A. Ledesma, J. Negron, A. Simos: Do you see the connection?
Presenting Wednesday, May 23, 2012 from 11:00am–1:00pm in Kiely 283:
Is there a connection between the hours a student works per week and his or her grade point average?
S. Carcione, E. Montal: The impact of weather parameters on suicide rates in the United States
Is there a correlation between weather patterns and suicide rate?
J. Chin, D. McCallum, R. Tung: New York Knicks ticket prices
We analyze the different factors that affect the prices of home game tickets for the New York Knicks.
J. Caporusso, K. Troha: Race against time
We use Dijkstra's Algorithm to find the fastest route from New Hyde Park to Queens College.