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: There is an Aesop fable about {{w|The Ant and the Grasshopper|an Ant and a Grasshopper}}. Maybe the connection is that "contracting to a point etc" is a frivolous activity (like playing fiddle & dancing)?  - [[Special:Contributions/38.113.0.254|38.113.0.254]] 01:07, 6 December 2012 (UTC)
 
: There is an Aesop fable about {{w|The Ant and the Grasshopper|an Ant and a Grasshopper}}. Maybe the connection is that "contracting to a point etc" is a frivolous activity (like playing fiddle & dancing)?  - [[Special:Contributions/38.113.0.254|38.113.0.254]] 01:07, 6 December 2012 (UTC)
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Can someone make the Eigenvector explanation a little more "plain language" for those of us who are mathematically challenged?  <--feeling dumb... [[Special:Contributions/108.28.72.186|108.28.72.186]] 05:45, 4 August 2013 (UTC)

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What about the grasshopper one?

There is an Aesop fable about an Ant and a Grasshopper. Maybe the connection is that "contracting to a point etc" is a frivolous activity (like playing fiddle & dancing)? - 38.113.0.254 01:07, 6 December 2012 (UTC)

Can someone make the Eigenvector explanation a little more "plain language" for those of us who are mathematically challenged? <--feeling dumb... 108.28.72.186 05:45, 4 August 2013 (UTC)

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