The Most Colorful Math of All (MegaMath)
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|Nancy Casey; Los Alamos National Laboratory|
|Coloring is a profound mathematical topic with multi-million-dollar industrial applications. The problem presented here has been of interest to mathematicians for over a hundred years. With a few crayons or markers and some hand-drawn maps, children can quickly find themselves grappling with the four-color map problem. Activities, Background Information, Evaluation.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Lesson Plans and Activities|
|Math Topics:||Graph Theory|
|Math Ed Topics:||Curriculum/Materials Development|
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