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Curipod generated lesson: "four color problem". #8-10

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1. Word cloud

120 seconds

What is the Four Color Problem?

2. Slide

60 seconds

The Four Color Problem

The Four Color Problem is a problem in mathematics that asks if it is possible to color a map with only four colors, so that no two adjacent regions have the same color. The Four Color Theorem was proven in 1976 by Kenneth Appel and Wolfgang Haken using a computer program. The theorem has been proven to be correct, although the proof has never been accepted by some mathematicians.

3. Slide

60 seconds

four color problem

Four Color Problem: This problem seeks to determine the minimum number of colors needed to color any given map so that no two adjacent regions have the same color.

Graph Theory: This is the branch of mathematics that studies the properties of graphs and their applications in various fields.

Coloring Problem: This is a problem in which a set of objects must be colored using only a set number of colors such that no two adjacent objects have the same color.

4. Slide

60 seconds

Did you know?

The four color theorem was first proposed in 1852 by Francis Guthrie, a college student at University College London. It was the first major theorem to be proven with the help of a computer in 1976. The four color theorem can also be applied to maps of the moon and other planets.

5. Open question

180 seconds

Work together in pairs: What is the most efficient way to determine if a map can be colored using only four colors?

6. Personalised Feedback

360 seconds

Can you explain the concept of the four color problem and why it is considered to be a challenging mathematical puzzle?

7. Open question

180 seconds

Work together in pairs: What is the significance of the four color problem in terms of mathematics and computer science?

8. Drawings

450 seconds

Brain break: Draw a dinosaur karate chopping a slice of pizza

9. Poll

60 seconds

What is the Four Color Problem?

- A challenge in abstract algebra
- A puzzle about mixing colors
- A problem in graph theory

10. Poll

60 seconds

Who proposed the Four Color Theorem?

- Francis Guthrie
- Leonhard Euler
- Carl Friedrich Gauss

11. Poll

60 seconds

What does the Four Color Theorem state?

- Any map can be colored using only four colors so that no two adjacent regions have the same color.
- The number of possible colorings of a map is four times the number of regions.
- Any map can be colored using only three colors so that no two adjacent regions have the same color.

12. Poll

60 seconds

When was the first valid proof for the Four Color Theorem published?

- 1928
- 1865
- 1976

13. Poll

60 seconds

What branch of mathematics does the Four Color Problem belong to?

- Graph Theory
- Geometry
- Number Theory

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