Article Title

Cold Hard Fractals

Journal Title/Source

Mathematics in Michigan

Publication Date

9-2014

Volume

47

Issue (if applicable)

2

Page Numbers

34-37

Document Type

Journal Article

Department

Mathematics and Computer Science

Abstract

Although many college mathematics students enjoy studying fractal geometry, more times than not, they question whether the content can be useful outside the classroom. This article describes a mathematical investigation that applied content from a fractal geometry unit to the real-world phenomena of ice formations on Lake Superior created by the recent winter.

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