NUMB3RS Activity: No Place Left to Hide

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Students explore pursuit evasion.  In this secondary mathematics lesson plan, students investigate the minimum number of searchers, the search number, necessary to trap a fugitive.  The activity encourages students to find patterns in the properties of graphs that affect the search number.  The lesson plan extension provides students an opportunity to form a proof of the algorithm for each type of graph. 

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9th - 12th
Algebra I
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30 mins
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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