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NUMB3RS - Season 3 - "Spree, Part I" - The Four Bug Problem Step on No Pets

Published on 06/03/2010

Activity Overview

This activity examines pursuit curves, in the context of a classic problem called the Four Bug Problem. This includes a class activity in which four students will take a walk along a pursuit curve in a simulation of this problem.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher page.

During the Activity

Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.

After the Activity

Encourage students to explore web sites and questions from the Extensions page.