TITLE

The world of MATHS: Freaky FRACTALS

PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Think of a Number;2005, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "Think of a Number: A Fascinating Look at the World of Numbers" is presented. It focuses on shapes called fractals. Mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot gave the name fractals to endlessly messy shapes in 1975. Mandelbrot created the Mandelbrot set, which is said to be the most complex object in mathematics.
ACCESSION #
43901458

 

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