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  1. #1 Parity 
    Moderator Moderator AlexP's Avatar
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    Could someone give me a little "Parity For Dummies" lesson? I'm just having a bit of a hard time understanding it as presented on Wikipedia...


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    Think of parity as the mirror image. Or as reversing the coordinate system.

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