Algorithms and Ice Cream For All (MegaMath)
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|Nancy Casey; Los Alamos National Laboratory|
|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)|
|Resource Types:||Lesson Plans and Activities|
|Math Topics:||Discrete Math, Combinatorics|
|Math Ed Topics:||Curriculum/Materials Development|
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