[ot] hypergeometry was Re: FT Combo: Super Carriers and FTL
From: Thomas Anderson <thomas.anderson@u...>
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 1998 12:24:08 +0000 (GMT)
Subject: [ot] hypergeometry was Re: FT Combo: Super Carriers and FTL
On Wed, 28 Oct 1998, Andrew & Alex wrote:
> Thomas Anderson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >is that right? how many sides *does* a hypercube have?
> A hypercube has six cube faces.
> Imagine making a normal cube from paper. Six squares arranged in a
> folded up through the third dimension form a cube.
> Then six cubes arranged in a cross folded up through the fourth
> dimension form a hyper cube.
doesn't generalise, though: we can't make a square by rolling up six
lines. we use four.
> Referencing a nine dimensional array in a computer language:
don't give variable names an initial capital. you'll go blind.