6-6 Fractals and Self-Similarity

6-6 Fractals and Self-Similarity - they are located or what...

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iteration - a process of repeating the same procedure over and over again. fractal a geometric figure that is created using iteration. It is infinite in structure.
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One characteristic of fractals is that they have self-similar shapes. self-similar – the smaller and smaller details of a shape have the same geometrical characteristics as the original, larger form.
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A figure is strictly self-similar if any of its parts, no matter where
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Unformatted text preview: they are located or what size is selected, contain the same figure as the whole. Serpinski Triangle Pascals Triangle 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 3 3 1 1 4 6 4 1 Koch Curve You can generate many other fractal images using an iterative process. One example is Kochs curve. Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Joke Time What do you get if you cross a flea with a rabbit? Bugs Bunny! What do frogs like to drink? Croak-a-cola...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course MATH 105 taught by Professor Towns during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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