The Menger sponge is a fractal which is the three-dimensional analog of the Sierpinski carpet. As the number of iterations approaches infinity, the construction’s volume approaches zero while it’s surface area increases without bound. Mr. Lisa’s 575 classes ended up building a level-2 sponge entirely out of business cards.
The Telegraph is the official teaching and learning e-journal of the Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Department at Phillips Academy in Andover.
Publications are listed in reverse chronological order.
- A Minute Andover: Financial Literacy Seminar
- 2020 NCWIT Award Honorable Mentions
- Gayatri Rajan ’22 wins Congressional App Challenge
- Students Owning Their Learning
- Angular Speed vs Linear Speed
- In Defense of High Stakes
- Announcing the 2019 MOAA (Math Open At Andover)
- Susan Lee ’19 Takes First Place Award in ASA National Data Visualization Poster Competition
- ARML 2019
- Unused Business Cards Become Menger Sponges
The recipients of this year’s mathematics, statistics, and computer science awards: Standing: Andy Xu, Kathrine Payne, Miles McCain, Justin Chang, Patrick Ryan, Serena Liu, Kristian Menes, Anjalie Kini; front: Bill Qin, Victoria Zhang, Vincent Fan. Bernard Joseph Prize Medal – Awarded to Guanpeng (Andy) Xu’19 for excellence in mathematics. Frederick Ellsworth Watt Award Awarded to Bill Qin ’19… Read More
By Adrian Lin ’22 Most notable of all, however, was the community I found. I still keep in touch with many of the friends I made through Math Club and am so grateful for the experiences we’ve shared together. With a wide variety of course options, IP’s (independent projects), clubs, prizes, and competitions, Andover’s math… Read More