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Algorithms and Ice Cream For All (MegaMath)

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Author:Nancy Casey; Los Alamos National Laboratory
Description: Solve a city planning problem using mathematical graphs and algorithms. Students use algebraic methods to explore, model, and describe patterns and functions involving numbers, shapes, data, and graphs in problem-solving situations and communicate the reasoning used in solving these problems. Key concepts include: Dominating set; Algorithm; Computational Complexity; Minimality; Proof; One-way function; and Infinity.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Discrete Math, Combinatorics
Math Ed Topics: Curriculum/Materials Development

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