I noticed what I considered a close resemblance of a woman B to another woman A which led to a close relative A labelled C, who B bore an even stronger resemblance to than she did to A.

However I feel that if I had compared A to C directly I wouldn't have detected the blood relationship so strongly.

I am just wondering whether there is some mathematical underpinning to my perception and strong intuition that B bore a strong resemblance to A.

  • $\begingroup$ please ask your question is a WAY less scrambled manner $\endgroup$ – mshlis Jul 22 at 23:05
  • $\begingroup$ How do you characterise less scrambled? This is not an area I am familiar with so I am not quite sure of what terminology to use. I could use pictures to describe it, but has it has interracial dimension that is likely to derail the threadbut I want to be sure that some mathematics exists along such lines before prejudicing the response $\endgroup$ – vfclists Jul 23 at 8:15
  • $\begingroup$ @mshlis Feel free to edit it in accord with a more "scientific" way if you understand the question well enough $\endgroup$ – vfclists Jul 23 at 8:18

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