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An Introduction to Fractals

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Author:Jeff Haley
Description: An introduction and an exploration of the von Koch curve. "Without a detailed analysis, fractals are colorful patterns that yield great detail when very tiny sections are observed. There are many different fractals, yet different ones often yield similar patterns. This knowledge is a good starting point for learning about fractals. The first thing that would be useful in understanding fractals would be to develop an operating definition of what a fractal is. To do this, one must look at the concept of dimension..."

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Math Topics: Fractals

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