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Title: The Cantor Set
Url: http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L822
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Description: This math lesson from Illuminations asks students to explore a non-numeric sequence and apply concepts of infinite series to geometric sequences. The concept of the Cantor Set is also introduced. The activity includes student worksheets, and is intended for grades 9-12. It would be most effective if used just after students have learned about infinite geometric series. The lesson should require 1 class period to complete.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Elementary geometry -- Problems, exercises, examinations
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Elementary geometry -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Sequences
Science -- Mathematics -- Series
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Geometry
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Series
Mathematics -- Geometry
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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Mathematics Materials
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Format: html
pdf
Audience: Secondary Education
Students
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Language: English
Rights: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-12-17 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-16 14:19:27 (W3C-DTF)
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