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Continued Fractions, Infinite Continued Fractions, and Iteration

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Author:Don Cohen, The Mathman
Description: Ten different ways to solve a quadratic equation - an area of mathematics with applications to population increase, finding the square root of a number, chaos theory, and fractals. Sample problems from Chapter 8 (Solving Equations and Iteration) of Don Cohen's Worksheet book and his videotape number 2, "Iteration to Infinite Sequences with 6 to 11 year-olds."

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles
Math Topics: Equations, Exponents/Roots, Chaos, Fractals, Population

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