Fold a strip of paper in half two times and unfold. Put the strip on its side and adjust each angle to 90 degrees. It will look something like this:
If you could fold the paper in half an infinite number of times and adjust every angle to 90 degrees what appears to be a fractal would be formed.
Is it a fractal? If so, what is its fractal dimension?
For a technical eaxpanation and some nice pictures of Fractals:
Another nice (and more easy to understand) site I quickly found via web search:
Posted by Jer
on 2006-07-27 14:51:04