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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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759
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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Rating Count: 
27.00
Rating Sum: 
78.00
Rating Average: 
2.89
Author (old format): 
Branko Grunbaum
Applicable Course(s): 
4.9 Geometry
Modify Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
Average: 2.9 (27 votes)

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