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Domino Effect

by Jim Pardun


Act One

  • Jim Pardun

    Jim Pardun

    October 13, 2013

    How many dominoes are being used?

  • Teacher note
    There are many directions that this could go. If you would like the unedited video or a clean copy of the Act 2 .jpg find me via twitter @JimPa23

Act Two

Act Three

  • VideoDomino Effect (Act 3)
  • Teacher note
    The actual number of dominoes used is 10,059 which doesn't match the calculated answer. Figuring out why this happens could make for an interesting sequel discussion.


  • 1.

    A little trig here: Model the falling domino's distance from the center as a function of time. What does that graph look like?

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