Yes. The mathematics are simple when it comes to Agile, Scrum, XP, Lean, Kanban, and the exam for certification as a PMI-ACP, PMI’s Agile Certified Practitioner.
For example, what’s the optimum Scrum team size? Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber state, in The Scrum Guide (July 2011), that the team should be no less than 5 (including the Product Owner and ScrumMaster), and no more than 9 (which includes the Product Owner and ScrumMaster if they also are executing work in the Product Backlog). So, the optimum team size is typically stated as 7 ± 2. Simple math!
Calculating how many story points can be accomplished in an iteration based on team velocity? Again, simple math. No calculus involved! Not even the Mean Value Theorem!
Here is another example of simple math: the PMI-ACP application requires the candidate to submit a minimum of 21 contact hours in Agile training to qualify for the certification. Try out this simple math: 18 + 3 = 21 !
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