Tag Archives: Cultural Math

Tous!!!

Tous.  Ken nee’eesih’inoo.  Neeyeiheihinoo heesou’sii’ii.

Hi!  My name is Ken.  I am studying math.

A couple things that interest me are fractals and cultural math.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fractal

The equation Mandelbrot used to create his famous picture is $z_{n+1}=(z_n)^2+c$

http://www.amazon.com/Native-American-Mathematics-MIchael-Closs/dp/0292711859

This book mostly covers various number systems found among Native American tribes……one group had a base-8 number system!!!!