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#26 2012-12-17 02:58:16

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Re: Fractals in a simple way

Prove that the volume of the menger sponge is zero.

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#27 2012-12-17 03:14:51

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Re: Fractals in a simple way

Try calculating the ratio of two steps in getting the menger sponge...

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#28 2012-12-18 02:54:18

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Re: Fractals in a simple way

Can you explain to me how to measure the root of a plant using fractal geometry.

#29 2012-12-18 03:16:54

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Hi anonymnystefy;

Doesn't the volume get reduced by 20/27 in every step

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#30 2012-12-18 05:44:01

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It does. And if you reduce something infinitely times, what do you get?

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#31 2012-12-18 23:07:35

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Okay Zero

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#32 2012-12-19 21:43:39

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Re: Fractals in a simple way

Why is a mountain a fractal?