Technology PoW: Squares in a Square  
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Description:  If you have a checkerboard that is 50x50 with small squares inside it, how many squares will there be all together? Students use a Java applet from the Freudenthal Institute to think about the question. Using a spreadsheet to find the total number of squares is encouraged. NOTE: A free login is required. Sign up using the link on the login page, or use your existing KenKen or Problems of the Week loginsee this page for details. 

Technology Type:  Java Applet  
Author:  Suzanne Alejandre and Ian Underwood  
Language:  English  
Cost:  Does not require payment for use  
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Technology PoW:  Cuadros en un Cuadro  
Courses:  Math 5  Patterns and sequences  
Math 6  Patterns and sequences  
Math 7  Algebra and expressions  
Algebra II  Recursion and special sequences  
PreCalculus  finite, summation notation  
Discrete Math  Formula for a sequence, Summation notation  
