Mathematics in Michigan
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Mathematics and Computer Science
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.
Buhl, David and Morey, Sam, "Cold Hard Fractals" (2014). Journal Articles. 121.