Pixel Pattern
by Dan Meyer
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questions
Act One
 1.
What's an amount of time that's definitely too high?
 2.
What's an amount of time that's definitely too low?
 3.
Where will it break through the box? Top / bottom? Left / right? The corners?
 4.
What color will break through the box?
Act Two
 5.
What information would be important here?
 ImageThe dimensions of the pixel pattern
 ImageThe dimensions of the system
 FileA close up of seconds 24
Act Three
Sequel
 VideoAspect ratio description
 6.
What will the "aspect ratio" of the pixel pattern be after hours and hours and hours?
 VideoAnswer: 1.5
 7.
How could the constraints of the problem change so that the virus broke through at the corners? How many different answers can you find?
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Wouldn't it be easier to see that the blue bar is increasing too if there wasn't that weird zoom effect?

How many bricks will the picture have when it hits the edges of the frame?

How many red and/or how many green after n iterations... and what is it?

How does Dan tweet right before his cmc presentation? And how long will it take for that thing to hit the red lines?

How long will it be before the pattern hits the sides of the rectangle? Will the pattern hit the length or the width of the triangle?


When will the pattern have more than a hundred, thousand, million ... squares?Will have exactly a 100, 1000, 1000000 squares? How you kn




What will be the length of each leg at 100 seconds? 1000 seconds? 10,000 seconds?

How many squares will it take for all four lines to reach the bounderies of the box? How many red? How many blue?


At what rate does the area of the rectangle formed from the four points grow?





























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