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Math in the News: Issue 10--Invasion: Cicada!

5/23/11. In this issue we look at the swarm of cicadas along the Midwest and South. This periodic occurrence of cicadas is explored mathematically. Note: The download is a PPT file.

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Grade Range 6 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Trig Expressions and Functions
        • Trigonometric Functions
Copyright Year 2011
Keywords math in the news, cicadas, periodic functions, prime numbers, composite numbers, issue 10