Resources tagged with: Fractal

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Broad Topics > Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion > Fractal


Age 16 to 18
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A finite area inside and infinite skin! You can paint the interior of this fractal with a small tin of paint but you could never get enough paint to paint the edge.

Von Koch Curve

Age 16 to 18
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Make a poster using equilateral triangles with sides 27, 9, 3 and 1 units assembled as stage 3 of the Von Koch fractal. Investigate areas & lengths when you repeat a process infinitely often.

Sierpinski Triangle

Age 16 to 18
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What is the total area of the triangles remaining in the nth stage of constructing a Sierpinski Triangle? Work out the dimension of this fractal.

How Many Elements Are There in the Cantor Set?

Age 14 to 18

This article gives a proof of the uncountability of the Cantor set.

Where Art and Maths Combine

Age 11 to 18

In this article, Rachel Melrose describes what happens when she mixed mathematics with art.