Question Sheet: Math of the World

**SCIENCE**

Before reading:

- How do people use math in everyday life?
- Where in the natural world might you see complex mathematical patterns?

During reading:

- Name three surprising places where Ron Eglash has found math.
- What sort of math describes the design of some African villages? Why do
these villages have such a design?

- What is a fractal?
- Why is "four-point symmetry" important to many Native Americans? Where can
you see examples of it?

- Describe the Cartesian coordinate system. ...

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