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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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440- The Mandelbrot Set Viewed through Precalculus

Friday, April 17, 2015: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
103 (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Daniel S. Anderson

Handouts Mandelbrot Presentation - NCTM.compressed.pdf MandelbrotLessonOutline.pdf


Have you marveled at the beauty of the Mandelbrot set but never understood how it is created? Have you wondered where complex numbers, binomial expansion, polar form, and DeMoivre’s theorem all combine to simply create the Mandelbrot set? We investigate how the fractal is interactively drawn in the computer language.


Presentation Format: 9-12 Session


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