Chord Diagrams for Motzkin Numbers

This Demonstration illustrates one of the many interpretations of the Motzkin numbers: Given points arranged around a circle, the Motzkin numbers count the number of ways to draw from zero to nonintersecting chords.


  • [Snapshot]
  • [Snapshot]
  • [Snapshot]


[1] R. P. Stanley, Enumerative Combinatorics, Volume 2, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999 p. 238.
    • Share:

Embed Interactive Demonstration New!

Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site. More details »

Files require Wolfram CDF Player or Mathematica.