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Visualizing An Infinite Series

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Author:Cynthia Lanius
Description: This lesson uses a trapezoid successively divided in 4ths as a visual representation of an infinite geometric series, a mathematical concept that is often only treated symbolically. Explorations are outlined for investigating a number of series, and links to related sites are provided.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Triangles and Other Polygons, Sequences and Sets

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