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Amazing Plants - Maths Coursework.

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Amazing plants - Maths coursework. AIM: To work out a formula to be able to get nth days size. PROBLEM: A plant also known as an "Amazing Plant" grows one layer each day. I need to work out a formula, that will allow me to enter the day and it will work out the size of the plant. ...read more.

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the size is one square. The next day, day 2 (the orange one) has 4 new Squares and 5 Total Squares and so on. For example, day Six (the dark blue one) has 21 new Squares and 66 Total. Now I need to find a formula to work out Nth day. ...read more.

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Now I will go onto the one with only one corner: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Day New Total 1 1 1 2 3 4 3 5 9 4 7 16 5 9 25 6 11 36 The Formulas: For the new: (DayX2)-1 For the total: Day Squared. ...read more.

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