NCTM San Diego Presentation Summary

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This is the summary of a presentation given at the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 25-28 April 1996, San Diego, CA.
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Fractals and Chaos at Community Colleges

To be demonstrated and discussed:
  1. How I teach the Mandelbrot Set as an application of complex numbers to all students in and above Intermediate Algebra.
  2. Computer software that generates fractal curves and their dimension.
  3. Generalized "chaos game": Iterated Function Systems

Mark F. Harbison (Sacramento City College, CA)


Additional material on fractals, provided by Mark Harbison:

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