"A line is a dot going for a walk"

  • GreenWhiteBlue

    Senior Member
    USA - English
    Here is one dot:

    .

    Imagine my dot is taking a walk, and now goes one step:

    ..

    And another

    ...

    And another

    ....

    Eventually, my dot will have gone quite a distance, leaving his little "dot footprints":

    ........................................................

    Imagine those dots right next to each other (because my dot can't jump...:)) and what you have is:

    _____________________________________
     

    Alison 88

    Member
    Taiwan - Chinese
    Thank you, GreenWhiteBlue.


    Is the line the trace of the dot or those vivid dots?

    Thanks.
     
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    alacant

    Senior Member
    England, english
    Here is one dot:

    .

    Imagine my dot is taking a walk, and now goes one step:

    ..

    And another

    ...

    And another

    ....

    Eventually, my dot will have gone quite a distance, leaving his little "dot footprints":

    ........................................................

    Imagine those dots right next to each other (because my dot can't jump...:)) and what you have is:

    _____________________________________
    Thank you, what a delightful and precise explanation.

    Cheers, alacant
     
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