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Hands-On Fractals and the Unexpected in Mathematics

Alan Gluchoff 

April 2006, Volume 99, Issue 8, Page 570

Abstract:
A hands-on project in which fractal images are produced using a photocopy machine and office supplies. Article discusses how the resulting images are an example of the contraction mapping principle. Includes questions for extension investigations.

Keywords:
Article
Conceptual Development
Connections / Applications
Grades 9-12
Teacher
Matrices
Problem Solving / Problem Posing