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More Math and Vegetables


This array of Brussell sprouts initially demonstrated that 40 divided by 9 leaves a remainder of 4.  But after some re-grouping, this was the result.

They look so much better demonstrating that 8 times 5 is 40!

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  1. Sam Kolins
    November 28, 2010 at 7:44 pm

    That sparked an interesting research question for me.

    Can 40 of some object be arranged in a non-rectangular way that is also “symmetrically appealing”? What if it was non-symmetric?

    Might be something worth looking into. The math of beauty is an interesting subject.

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