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Author:Tony Phillips; Dept. of Mathematics, SUNY-Stony Brook
Description: Material about a class of mazes that have a complete mathematical description. Includes building your own labyrinth, an activity suitable for 4th-graders and up. Explores the relationship between mazes and mathematics. Examples and calculations with Simple, Alternating, Transit (s.a.t.) mazes. Other facts about maze numbers. References.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles, Bibliographies
Math Topics: Topology

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