Prime Number Listening Guide
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|Chris Caldwell; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Univ. of Tennessee at Martin|
|A guide to an online program that you can use to create your own "primal sounds" if you can play midi files. Caldwell introduces a few ways to hear the primes and use them to hear both the simple patterns (there are some) and the perplexing irregularities of the sequence of primes. Contents: Why play the primes? Primes as notes; Divide and conquer; Respite; Adding tempo; Conclusion.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Topic Tools Miscellaneous, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Prime Numbers, Music|
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