Education Technology

NUMB3RS - Season 2 - "Toxin" - The Konigsberg Bridge Problem

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Charlie discusses the "Seven Bridges of Konigsberg," a classic mathematics puzzle investigated by Leonhard Euler (1707-1783), as an inspiration for tracking a serial poisoner.

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.