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# Search>Learning Exercise Results> Fractal Dimension of the Sierpinski Triangle

## Learning Exercise: Fractal Dimension of the Sierpinski Triangle

Title:
Fractal Dimension of the Sierpinski Triangle
Material:
Description:
This assignment was created by Marjorie Kindle of Yankton High School, Yankton, South Dakota. It leads the student through the process of computing the dimension of a set, and applies this knowledge to computing the (non-integral) dimension of the Sierpinski Triangle.
Course: Calculus, Geometry

Submitted by:
Kurt Cogswell
July 25, 2004

### Audience

• College General Ed
• High School

### Topics

Dimension Calculations, Fractals, Sierpinski Triangle

### Requirements

Familiarity with fractal, logarithms, and limits.

### Learning Objectives

Students will understand the procedure for calculating the dimension of a set and realize that this calculation may produce a non-integral result.

### Type of Task

• Individual
• Student-centered
• Supplemental activity
• Team
• Unsupervised
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