Cartesian Product

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Cartesian product


15 minutes

Summary of Activity

This activity is an introduction to the Cartesian product, where students learn the concept by studying examples and non-examples of elements.

Notes and Insights

It is a simplified version of the Frayer Model.

Each student will come up with examples and non-examples of their own, and it’s worth giving everybody a chance to pitch in. Some non-examples may be quite creative.