Middle-school math club earns Guinness World Record certification

10/28/2013 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

Students at a North Carolina middle school learned about scale, proportion, volume and other mathematical concepts during a yearlong project. The students built a paper pyramid based on the Sierpinski triangle fractal -- a mathematical design in which matching smaller pieces make up each large piece. The 9-foot-tall pyramid -- made of 1,024 smaller paper pyramids -- has earned the math club a place in the Guinness World Records.

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