(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Clever compound cartoon....Dying to figure out the formula to calculate the ink used.

There is a strange compound nature to this that I can *almost* calculate. This is just something nagging at me.

Take a look at this (IMHO) extremely clever cartoon:

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/s720x720/402912_10150957378703003_949615057_n.jpg

Pretend for the moment that the graphics involved aren't drawn freehand, and that they are clean geometric shapes and the lines are of a uniform width, etc. I don't want the freehand nature of this thing goofing this conversation up.

All each of the 3 panels' drawings are based upon all 3 panels. There are some things that will have to remain as unknown constants of course (the ink used by the words) but I've been trying to figure out (for fun and internal torment):

Thanks in advance!

- What is the equation for each panel?
- What is the outcome---how would this cartoon "look"? I'm not sure if this was truly calculated as it stands.
- Is it possible that there is more than one possible version of this cartoon?

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# Clever compound cartoon Dying to figure out the formula to calculate the ink used.

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