The odds are better than even

Nature may abhor a vacuum, but she’s not keep on even numbers either. Almost all plants have odd numbers of leaves and/or flower parts, yes, there are exceptions like the dogwood tree and the elusive 4 leaf clover. Odd numbers of objects in an image are more pleasing. When even numbers of objects are present, our brains expect balance and symmetry.

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Three ducks are easier to balance than two. They may be harder to juggle though.

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