Tuesday, August 14, 2012

An 11-Set Venn Diagram

You're probably used to 2- or 3-set Venn Diagrams:

Apparently mathematic explorers have been searching for how high they can go. It took a long time to get the number of sets up to 7. And now they've found an 11-set diagram, which is just beautiful in its slight asymmetry:

Hopefully this news can inspire new apprentice math explorers to search out these virtual lands and find new species like this flower diagram. It's like Alice in Wonderland, but it's real ...

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