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Stories about Never-Ending Sums

Alex Friedlander 

December 2009, Volume 15, Issue 5, Page 274

Abstract:
Infinity and infinitely small numbers pique the curiosity of middle school students. Examples such as the story of Achilles and the Tortoise promote questions about domain, representations, and infinite sums—all of which may not get answered until students reach high school.

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Grades 6-8