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Tag Archives: Fractal
Exponential Growth, Similarity and a Partridge…
The last class or two before Christmas break is a precious time. Students have finished all of their dreaded exams, and they come to class asking, “Are we going to *DO* anything today?!?” My answer is usually along the lines … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged activity, exponential, Fractal, similar, similarity
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Festive Fractivities: An Annual Tradition!
After semester exams, we ALL need a break. The novel topic of fractals is a welcome change of pace. I usually conduct my fractal ministudy for two class periods right before the holiday. Day 1: Introduction to Fractals and Creating … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra 1, PreAlgebra
Tagged app, calculator, exponential, Fractal, Sierpinski, similar, triangle
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Fractivities
The day before a long, holiday break requires careful planning if you actually want to get something meaningful accomplished. I try to seize these times as opportunities to show students something mathematically new and novel. Typically, this time of year, … Continue reading