Math Images

This Math Images project is a collection of images related to mathematics, together with discussions of the math behind the images. Users are encouraged to contribute information, new pages, questions, to share ideas and interact. The math images are meant to inspire a greater interest in mathematics.

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Four Color Theorem
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Suppose we have a map in which no single territory is made up of disconnected regions. How many colors are needed to color the territories of this map, if all the territories that share a border segment must be of different colors?

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11/04/2014
Harter-Heighway Dragon
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This image is an artistic rendering of the Harter-Heighway Curve (also called the Dragon Curve), which is a fractal. It is often referred to as the Jurassic Park Curve because it garnered popularity after being drawn and alluded to in the novel Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton (1990).

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Mathematics
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11/04/2014
Henon Attractor
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This image is a Henon Attractor (named after astronomer and mathematician Michel Henon), which is a fractal in the division of the chaotic strange attractor. This image is a Henon Attractor (named after astronomer and mathematician Michel Henon), which is a fractal in the division of the chaotic strange attractor. This image is a Henon Attractor (named after astronomer and mathematician Michel Henon), which is a fractal in the division of the chaotic strange attractor. This image is a Henon Attractor (named after astronomer and mathematician Michel Henon), which is a fractal in the division of the chaotic strange attractor. This image is a Henon Attractor (named after astronomer and mathematician Michel Henon), which is a fractal in the division of the chaotic strange attractor.

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Mathematics
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Math Images
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11/04/2014
Hyperbolic Tilings
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This image is a hyperbolic tiling made from alternating two shapes: heptagons and triangles. This image is a hyperbolic tiling made from alternating two shapes: heptagons and triangles. This image is a hyperbolic tiling made from alternating two shapes: heptagons and triangles. This image is a hyperbolic tiling made from alternating two shapes: heptagons and triangles. This image is a hyperbolic tiling made from alternating two shapes: heptagons and triangles.

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Mathematics
Geometry
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The Math Images Project
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Math Images
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Math Images project
Date Added:
11/04/2014
Tessellations
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Tessellations, more commonly referred to as tilings, are patterns which are repeated over and over without overlapping or leaving any gaps. Tessellations are seen throughout art history from ancient architecture to modern art.

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Geometry
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The Math Images Project
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Math Images
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Math Images project
Date Added:
11/04/2014