NUMB3RS Activity: Chains and Pyramids

Watch an episode of the TV show, NUMB3RS and then explore the mathematics of chain letters and pyramid schemes, both of which involve geometric progressions and exponential growth. They discuss why both are dangerous and illegal.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Technology
Video
Usage Permissions
Fine Print: Educational Use
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