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Taoufik Nadji, Malek Physix Inc.  
Mr. Taoufik Nadji's precalculus students at Interlochen Arts Academy introduce modern mathematical topics: fair division (methods: dividerchooser, 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 (912) 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Lesson Plans and Activities 
Math Topics:  Division, Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Graph Theory, Symmetry/Tessellations, PreCalculus, Probability, Statistics, Population 
Math Ed Topics:  Interdisciplinary/Thematic Studies 
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