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    • Keywords


      Four-color problem, chromatic polynomials, cartography.

    • Abstract


      It is surprising that despite so much literature on the four-color theorem, no one ever computed the number of ways to color an actual map, such as that of Canada, with four colors. For the curiosity of the novice, in this project, we did it for a far more challenging map of the USA.

    • Author Affiliations


      Jasbir Chahal1 Rebekah Bassett Jennifer Canizales Thomas Fackrell Vanessa Rico

      1. Department of Mathematics Brigham Young University Provo, UT, 84602, USA.
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