Making Mandelbrot’s Masterpiece

The follow-up to last week’s Mandelbrot Magnitudes, is this week’s Making Mandelbrot’s Masterpiece! That’s right, we’re breathing the artistic life into the formula by testing thousands of points in the complex plane! This exercise in decomposition will unlock the mystery of the set and the kids can watch the image slowly unfold just as Benoit…

Mandelbrot Magnitudes

Do you teach kids about complex numbers? Then this lesson is for you!! If you’re like me, your lessons on this subject have failed to inspire kids or even show them any practicality into were complex numbers are used. Well my kids Algebra II kids were blown away by the Mandelbrot Fractal and writing this…