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## #1 2008-07-21 11:06:33

MathsIsFun
Registered: 2005-01-21
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### Pattern Match

Here are three versions of a pattern match thing:

As usual .. suggestions and corrections welcome.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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## #2 2008-07-21 11:13:55

JaneFairfax
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### Re: Pattern Match

When you click View Larger, the pattern type changes.

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## #3 2008-07-21 11:58:18

mathsyperson
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### Re: Pattern Match

I think some of the colours need separating a bit. The first pattern it gave me was an alternating string of the two yellows, and it took me a while to realise that it wasn't just one colour.

Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

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## #4 2008-07-21 12:01:54

MathsIsFun
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### Re: Pattern Match

Thanks Jane! Will look into it.

Mathsy: two yellows... the 4th and 6th colours? I only ask to confirm, because they look different on my monitor.

UPDATE: made the "Gold" (6th colour) into an "Orange" is that better?

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## #5 2008-07-21 12:50:16

mathsyperson
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### Re: Pattern Match

Oh, I didn't realise it might have been my monitor's fault. Ah well.
I did mean the 4th and 6th colours, and they look better now.

Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

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## #6 2008-07-21 12:54:37

MathsIsFun
Registered: 2005-01-21
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### Re: Pattern Match

If they looked bad to you, they may look bad to lots of other people. That is why it is so valuable to have you check things! Thanks again.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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