Fractals in Math: Definition & Description


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What is a fractal in math?

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1. Where can you find fractals?

2. What is being repeated in this fractal image?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

We've designed a quiz and worksheet to help you with fractals. The questions will test your understanding of what a fractal is in math and where they may or may not be found, among other things.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions on fractals will cover these areas of significance:

  • Shape that is repeated in a given image
  • An appropriate way of defining self similarity
  • A supplied image that has been drawn in stages and the pattern it contains

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about mathematical patterns in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of a fractal in math
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about self similarity

Additional Learning

To learn more about the repetition of images, review the accompanying lesson named Fractals in Math: Definition & Description. The lesson will focus on these subjects in greater detail:

  • How fractals are created
  • Fractal examples
  • The special names of fractals