# On Venn Diagrams and the Counting of Regions

Generalization of the fact that $$n^2-n+2$$ is the maximum number of disjoint regions in the plane that can be formed by $$n$$ circles using the basic set operations

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Author(s):
Branko Grunbaum (University of Washington)
Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 3, 2005
Original Publication Source:
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date:
November, 1984
Subject(s):
Geometry and Topology
Plane Geometry
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Branko Grunbaum
Applicable Course(s):
4.9 Geometry
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