Students and faculty at University Preparatory School in Redding, CA have created the world’s largest Sierpinski triangle constructed entirely out of Doritos. (Well, it’s probably the only one, but still.) It is 64 feet long and made out of 12,000 Doritos. This was done as an entry to the Doritos Crash the Superbowl contest. Watch, and be awed:

Can a 128-, 256-, etc. foot long Dorito Sierpinski triangle be far behind? I bet the parent company for Doritos would seriously consider some corporate sponsorship.

Thanks to Cory Poole, math and physics teacher at U-Prep, who sent this in. That’s a great, creative way to get students interested in math. (And you can eat it when it’s done.) There’s more on the video here.

Later on, in abstract algebra where I saw the isomorphism btwn Z_4 and rotations of a square. Oh... THAT's what math is about. #loveyourmath6 hours ago

I sucked at math until Mrs. Allen, AP Calculus 1987, who let me figure things out myself instead of cramming it in my brain. #loveyourmath6 hours ago

@willrich45 I don't like buzzwords either but some of these mean something. E.g. Blended learning implies learning in a particular context. 6 hours ago

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