## Discrete Mathematics: Modeling Our World NEW 5th Edition

Written specifically for high school courses, Discrete Mathematics: Modeling Our World is a new fifth edition of the formerly titled Discrete Mathematics Through Applications. It is designed to help you implement mathematical modeling in your classroom, in a way that promotes active learning, critical thinking, and fully engaged student participation.

## Contest Opportunities for Middle School/Level, High School, and College Undergraduate Students

**Next Up:** The High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM)®
and The Middle Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MidMCM)
Will Be Held on November 6-19, 2024

## COMAP Conferences & Meetings

**Next Up:** **15th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-15) July 7-14, 2024, Sydney, Australia**

COMAP will hold two panel discussion groups to introduce the ICME audience to the International Mathematical Modeling Challenge

## Featured Mathematics & Modeling Resources

Centered around mathematical modeling, most from an interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary perspective, COMAP resources are academically rigorous and engaging for teachers and students.

## MATHmodels.org

Powered by COMAP content, MATHmodels.org goes beyond our contests to make applied mathematics and modeling a year-round activity with articles, webinars, problems with solutions, and more.

### Math & Modeling Contests

COMAP’s international modeling contest opportunities at the middle school, high school, and undergraduate levels challenge teams of students to solve a real-world application problem, present their solution, and win recognition.

### Math & Modeling Resources

COMAP provides educators and students a vast array of resources for teaching, learning, professional development, and contest participation. Resources are multidisciplinary, academically rigorous, and fun.

### COMAP Blog

COMAP is blogging! Check out our array of blogs addressing applied mathematics, math and interdisciplinary modeling, math and STEM education, and more.

### Conferences & Meetings

Visit this page for updates about conferences and meetings that COMAP will be sponsoring and/or attending.

### COMAP Membership

Join as a student or educator FREE member for access to many free math and modeling resources. Upgrade to a Full Membership to access our complete and growing library of modeling modules and publications.

### Video Library

Use the power of video to explore the world of mathematics with COMAP’s award-winning video series.

### COMAP News & Announcements

### UMAP Journal 45.2 Summer 2024 Edition is now available

**UMAP Journal 45.2** Summer 2024 is now available for download.** Click here to learn more.**

### Popular Blog Posts

### Dancing Drones and the Mathematics That Make Them Work

Drone light shows can be truly magical. And you need mathematics to make it happen!

### Math in Pictures: It’s Just One Little Knot

A math modeling question is born from an everyday situation: *How does the amount of sag in the rope depend on the rope’s length?*

### Exploring Forensic Science and Fingerprint Analysis with Mathematics

Have you ever wondered how mathematics can help solve crimes? Biology meets mathematics in criminal investigations in this math module.

# COMAP is an award-winning non-profit organization with the goal of improving mathematics education.

The mission of COMAP – The Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications - is to improve mathematics education with an emphasis on increasing student proficiency in mathematical modeling.

Since 1980, COMAP has worked with educators, students, businesses, and industry to create learning environments where mathematics is used to investigate and model real issues in our world.