Education Technology

Spreading Doom

Updated on 09/12/2016

Activity Overview

Students explore a geometric sequence that models the spread of the 2004 Mydoom virus.

Key Steps

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    Students are presented with a scenario about a computer virus named Mydoom which infected millions of computers in 2004. They will derive an equation to model the spread of Mydoom.

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    Students plot their function against the scatter plot using the Plot Function command.