Math in the Middle Institute Partnership


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In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Arts in Teaching with a Specialization in the Teaching of Middle Level Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics. Jim Lewis, Advisor July 2006


MAT question Suppose you have an arbitrary room in an art gallery with v corners, and you wanted to set up a security system consisting of cameras placed at some of the corners so that each point in the room can be seen by one of the cameras. How many cameras do we need? (See the example at right for a possible room with an interesting shape.)