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Ulam Spirial and interactive tweaking in MATLAB

Posted by Doug Hull,

I think a lot about how to best teach MATLAB. It took me 18 years to learn what I know about MATLAB, I keep hoping I can teach all of it in a three day class. So far, it has never worked! The folks at Khan Academy think about this too. I was watching one of their videos. It dealt with a fun little game: Ulam Spiral I wanted to explore this, tweak some variables and see how I can tune parameters interactively in MATLAB.

After filming this, Scott taught me that if you select a number and hold down the Control Key, you can use the scroll wheel on your mouse to change the number also!