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Mandelbrot Set and Julia Sets

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Author:Matthew Caryl
Description: Both the Mandelbrot Set and Julia Sets are pictorial representations of a simple recurrence formula -- z(n) = z(n - 1) ^ 2 - c -- where values of z and c are complex numbers of the form a + ib and i is the square root of -1. Here both sets can be seen. Choose a point on the Mandelbrot set and see its corresponding Julia set, within variable limits.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Documents/Sketches/Galleries, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Fractals

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