Programming Mathematics: Algebra, and Variables to control Open-source Hardware

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Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 6, 7
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Keywords: variable, matrix, array, color, light, LED, open-source, arduino, binary, rate, persistence of vision, programming, algebra
Instructional Component Type(s): Perspectives Video: Teaching Idea

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