Four variations on a fractal theme

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Four variations of the Koch curve are presented. In each case the similarity dimension; area bounded by the fractal and its initiator; and volume of revolution about the initiator are calculated. A range of classroom exercises are proved to allow students to investigate the fractals further.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-15
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Early online date4 Nov 2022
Publication statusPublished online - 4 Nov 2022

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  • fractals
  • Pappus
  • Koch Curve
  • Koch curve
  • Fractals


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