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Topic: Fractals
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Andre TOOM

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Re: Fractals
Posted: May 4, 1995 9:47 AM
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On Thu, 4 May 1995, Eileen Abrahamson wrote:

> planning one of the sixth grade teachers brought up fractals. Basically
> she was asking are fractals a topic that should be addressed in the
> intermediate grades.
> I am afraid I could not answer the question, because I do not know what
> fractals are, or how the knowledhge of fractals is used in math
> professions.
> Can anyone help me with an answer?
> Eileen Abrahamson

Dear Eileen, definitely not. There are other topics, much more
essential in elementary, middle and even high school.
The two most important, in my opinion, are word problems
and the coordinate system.
Andrei Toom

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