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Fractals

Fractals

Author: Danny Whittaker
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Tutorial

Zooming in on the Mandelbrot Set

Pretty look at the Mandelbrot Set, just giving a glimpse at the fact that you can continually zoom infinitely

Mathematical description of Mandelbrot

The Mandelbrot Set is based on the equation: z subscript n plus 1 end subscript equals z subscript n squared plus c

We will explore how it works using Google Docs, open up a blank spreadsheet.

Spreadsheet for calculating Mandelbrot

This is a file you can use to check what happens to different points with regards to the Mandelbrot Set. Go to this site (check the source) and you can copy it to make edits.

Playing with the Mandelbrot Set

Check out this site to play with the Mandelbrot Set

http://www.ladimolnar.com/Fractalia/