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At 6 years old, John hammered a nail into his favorite tree to mark his height. At 16 years old, John returned to see how much higher the nail was.

If the tree grew by 5 centimeters each year, how much higher is the nail?

A) 500 centimeters

B) 50 centimeters

C) 5 centimeters

D) 0 centimeters

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[May 6 2015]

5 things you didn’t know about CEE professor Kathleen Smits Kathleen Smits is a Civil and Environmental Engineering professor at Colorado School of Mines. Smits has been interested in the environment from an early age ...more

[May 5 2015]

Mines student wins grand prize at Colorado Undergraduate Space Research Symposium Mimlitz, left, is awarded the grand prize at the Colorado Undergraduate space Research Symposium by Greg Stahl of First RF Corporation. ...more

[May 1 2015]

Colorado Geological Survey releases two new geologic maps in Mesa and Elbert Counties GOLDEN, Colo., May 1, 2015 – The Colorado Geological Survey (CGS) announced today the release of two new 1:24,000-scale geologic maps: the Whitewater quadrangle ...more

[May 1 2015]

Mines student receives U.S. National Security Agency fellowship GOLDEN, Colo., May 1, 2015 – Santiago Gonzalez, a graduate student at Mines, has received a National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowship from ...more

[May 1 2015]

CBSNews calls Mines "hidden gem" ...more

[May 1 2015]

Assoc. Prof. Gorman's research highlighted by Materials360 ...more

Salazar to speak during
May 8 commencement

The spring 2015 commencement ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. on May 8, on Kafadar Commons on the Mines campus. Additional information for families and guests can be found on the commencement website.

Ken Salazar, former U.S. Secretary of the Interior, will deliver the keynote address.


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