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Author:Taoufik Nadji, Malek Physix Inc.
Description: Mr. Taoufik Nadji's pre-calculus students at Interlochen Arts Academy introduce modern mathematical topics: fair division (methods: divider-chooser, lone divider, lone chooser, last diminsher, markers, sealed bids); graph theory (applications, terms, theorems); mathematics of growth (a tale of life and math); the math of motion/scaling symmetry (translation, reflection, rotation, glide reflection); mathematics of scale (fractals, chaos); math of games/chance (probability), statistics and societal issues (forest destruction, drug abuse, illegal immigration, guns, abortion, capital punishment), and the mathematics of voting.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Division, Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Graph Theory, Symmetry/Tessellations, Pre-Calculus, Probability, Statistics, Population
Math Ed Topics: Interdisciplinary/Thematic Studies

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