Pythagoras, PVC Pipes, and Pianos

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Danielle R. Divis Real Salt Lake Academy High School, Herriman, UT

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This practitioner article describes a lesson carried out in a high school classroom at the conclusion of a unit on exponential growth. Two teachers use a series of music-related activities to engage students in using and connecting multiple representations of exponential growth while exploring musical frequencies on a piano.

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