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Kevin McInerney- Write and Respond #2

Kevin McInerney December 3, 2017 Professor DeForest Write and Respond #2 Recycling The amount of material and information I was unfamiliar with that we covered in Math 33 throughout the course of the semester far exceeded my expectations. Many of … Continue reading

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Kevin McInerney, Write and Respond 1: NYC Food Supply Chain

W&R1- NYC Food Supply Chain and NY Food Sustainability Considering the physical size of New York and its vast population, the state’s food supply chain is incredibly intricate and is one which tens of millions of people rely on. My … Continue reading

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In The News: Is Improving Air Conditioners the Most Effective Solution to Climate Change?

If You Fix This, You Fix a Big Piece of the Climate Puzzle by Lisa Friedman was published on July 13, 2017, in the New York Times, goes into detail about the implications that air-conditioning has on the environment. The article … Continue reading

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Kevin McInerney: Typeset Math Quiz 9/15

\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7\times 10^{-8})\times(1.6\times 10^{12}) = 9.12\times 10^4\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha)R^2=4\pi\sigma T^4R^2\) \(12 \text{km}\times\frac{0.6\text{mile}}{1 \text{km}}=7.2 \text{mile}\) \[12 \text{km}\times\frac{0.6\text{mile}}{1\text{km}}=7.2\text {mile}\] \(4,173,445,346.50\approx 4,200,000,000=4.2\times 10^9\) \[50\text {m}\times\frac{3.4\times 10^6\text {kg}}{1\text {sec}}\times\frac{10\text{J}}{1\text{kg}\times 1\text{m}}=1.7\text{GW}\] \($5,000\times (1+0.012)^{30}\approx $7,150\)

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Kevin McInerney Introductory Post

Hey everyone, my name is Kevin McInerney, I’m from Boston, and I’m a senior. In my free time I enjoy playing sports and hanging out with my friends. I’m taking this class because sustainability is something that I’m interested in … Continue reading

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