Several activities in which population dynamics can be modeled by tossing M&M’s® candy are presented. Physical activities involving MandM’s can be modeled by difference equations and several population phenomena, including death and immigration, are studied.
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- Winkel, B. J. 2009. Population modeling with MandM's,International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology. 40(4): 554 — 558.