Author Archives: Trenton Quinn Wright

W&R 2 Climate Change

Trenton Wright Math 33 has helped me understand a lot more about the pressing issues on our environment. It was interesting to discuss and read about the math that can be used to potentially maintain and even save our environment. … Continue reading

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U.S Sheds Role as Climate Change Leader

When Trump announced in June that the United States would withdraw from the Paris agreement, The U.S conceded it global leadership on climate change.  Climate change has disappeared from government websites and removed from domestic and international agendas. No longer … Continue reading

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Boom In Liquified Natural Gas is Shaking up The energy world

A Shale gas drilling boom  over the last Ten years has propelled the US from an energy importer to exporter. The country has taken a giant leap toward the goal of energy independence declared by presidents for half of a … Continue reading

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Elevators Vs Stairs Trent Wright

Taking the stairs is a small step in the right direction for sustainability. The mathematical questions I would like to know are, how much energy is being saved by taking the stairs? How much energy it takes for the elevator … Continue reading

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Typeset Math Quiz- Trenton Wright

\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7 \times 10^{-8}) \times (1.6 \times 10^{12})=9.12\times 10^4\) \(\pi  L(1-\alpha) R^2= 4 \pi\sigma  T^4 R^2\) \[12km\times\frac{.6\text{mile}}{1\text{km}}\approx7.2\text{mile}\] \(4,173,445,346.50\approx 4,200,000,000=4.2\times 10^9\) \[50 m\times\frac{3.4\times 10^6\text {km}}{1\text{sec}} \times\frac{10\  {J}}  {1\text{kg}\times 1m} = 1.7\text{GW}\] \($5,000\times (1 +0.012)^30\approx $7,150\)

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Introduction Post: Trenton Wright

Hi My Name is Trenton Wright and i am a junior majoring in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in RPTM. I am from Carlisle PA and went to a branch campus my first two years (Penn State Mont Alto) where … Continue reading

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