Challenge Team Abstract
Team Number: 016
School Name: Bloomfield High School
Area of Science: Mathematics
Project Title: Sierpinski's Triangle
Most graphing calculators we have used have a function included that plots points using the equation for Sierpinski's Triangle. This equation plots random points that produces a triangle-within-a-triangle pattern. Our group (the Jedi's) want to know what kind of two-dimensional pattern the equation will generate using different numbers of points. We envision starting with the triangular pattern, and then generating fractals using four, five, or more points. Use of supercomputers will help us in using very large data sets (improving accuracy).