The Mandelbrot Set
Cartographers often construct maps that utilize colors to highlight similar regions relative to a particular feature of interest such as elevation or the amount of annual precipitation. In a similar manner, the activities in this unit focus upon the distinctive behaviors under graphical iteration of functions from a given quadratic class. The resulting colored Mandelbrot map of these behaviors exhibits surprisingly intricate and incredibly beautiful structure.
KeywordsComplex Number Strategic Activity Graphical Iteration Prisoner Point Marked Focus
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