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Dimensions and Math

Updated on February 24, 2011

DIMENSION CALCULATIONS and FRACTALS

My granddaughter did extensive research and created the following using primarily two websites thinkquest.org and mathgrapher.com

Did you ever wonder what might be a calculation for the various dimensions? This is very important in understanding how self-similar fractals are mathematically calculated. A self-similar fractal is a repeat of itself to infinity.

The formula that applies is as follows:

 

Calculating eD=N Fractal Dimension using Self-Similarity

 

magnification dimension = # identical shapes

e = magnification

D = dimension

N = Resulting number of identical shapes

 

 

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      Caleb DRC 5 years ago

      Short hub, but packed with information: good job.

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