The Legend of Chess

Photo of ChessUse the first link below (letter a) to read the legend around the creation of chess. Design an experiment to model or copy the payment method used in the story. Perform your experiment. Use the table provided below to record your information. Use the table to make a graph of both your individual squares and your total amount. Look at your table and your graph. On a separate sheet of paper in complete sentences, describe any patterns that you notice. Make sure you include correct vocabulary terms. Use the second link below as well as the additional web resources in the Supplemental Information section to help you and then predict what the final total will be.

(HINT: You will have to find something other than your standard calculator to help you.)