fractals (broken/fragmented):
French/American mathematician Benoît B. Mandelbrot, the “father of fractal geometry,” discovered the deceptively simple math formula behind real-world, nonlinear things like coastlines, plants, blood vessels, etc. It’s all about how irregular things repeat their shapes to infinity when magnified. In other words, a small part of the shape has a similar appearance to the overall shape.. A fractal is generally “a rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be split into parts, each of which is (at least approximately) a reduced-size copy of the whole,” a property called self-similarity.



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