Five-Set Venn Diagram?Date: 11/25/2001 at 00:20:13 From: Bryan Owens Subject: Venn Diagrams What does a five-set Venn diagram look like? I cannot figure out how to get all of the circles to line up correctly. Thank you for your help. Date: 01/09/2003 at 13:55:30 From: Jennifer Subject: Constructing Venn diagrams using triangles How can I construct a Venn diagram using 5 overlapping triangles? The triangles do not need to be congruent. I know that the resulting diagram will have 32 distinct regions, but I haven't been able to make it work. Date: 01/11/2003 at 11:05:20 From: Doctor Tom Subject: Re: Constructing Venn diagrams using triangles The largest Venn diagram that can be constructed using circles is a three-circle Venn. The situation with triangles is much messier to consider, since while the best you can do with two circles is divide the plane into 4 regions, two triangles can cut it up into 8. See: What is a Venn Diagram? http://www.combinatorics.org/Surveys/ds5/VennWhatEJC.html - Doctor Tom, The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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