The Devil and Daniel Webster

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It never pays to make a deal with the devil. Scholars use recursive formulas to explore a situation involving a geometric sequence. The context for the situation references the story The Devil and Daniel Webster.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Collaborate with an English teacher for an interdisciplinary lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should be familiar with geometric sequences and exponential situations
  • It is helpful if learners have experience with spreadsheet programs

  • Includes an interactive spreadsheet to use with the activity
  • Lists some prompts for discussion

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