I'm trying to find the area for the Koch Snowflake.... I cant really figure it out... I found a couple of equations online (I cant really understand how most work.. or how they have been "derived".. including the mathworld one)(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I'm looking at the following formula (seems to work.. but I cant figure out the (1-(4/9)^n)/(1-4/9) part.. something to do with an infinite geometric series right?

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Equation:

(sqr(3))/4) + [ ((sqr(3)/12 )) * (1-(4/9)^s)) ] / (1-4/9)

(sorry I could not figure out the pretty print stuff either.)

s = stage of snowflake/fractal, starting from 0

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