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Re: Tiling the plane with checkerboard patterns
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Jul 16, 2010 8:39 AM


> > some results for n=7,8,9 are shown below: > > n=7 > Mat_7=[1 1 24 x x ...] > Sum_7=[1 1 24 .......] > > n=8 > Mat_8=[1 1 33 x x ...] > Sum_8=[1 1 63 .......] > > n=9 > Mat_9=[1 1 40 x x ...] > Sum_9=[1 1 40 .......] > > The above results suggest that discrepancy has to > with the parity of n and not with the primeness of n. > > > > Best regards, > Avni
Great work Avni!. You found a way to eke out more information without having to use a supercomputer to work out n=6+ . I think the pattern created by these number lists might be a route to a working formula. Can you extent them a few more digits for 6,7,8,9?



