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April 11th, 2012, 02:19 PM   #1
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Question about graphs

How do you count the amount of loops of a graph?

For example, does the amount of loops in this graph = 4? :
http://i.imgur.com/3WvTj.png
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Re: Question about graphs

I interpret "loop" to mean "an edge connecting a vertex to itself", and so would say that the picture has 3 loops and 4 cycles.
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