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Fractiles’ Mandala, Based on Angles of Pi/7 Radians
Although this was based on something I constructed using the Fractiles7 magnetic tiling toy, I did not have enough magnetic pieces to finish this. The idea was, therefore, converted into a (nonEuclidean) construction using Geometer’s Sketchpad, and then refined using … Continue reading
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Tagged 14, 7, Art, fractiles, fractiles7, Geometer's, geometric, geometrical, geometry, mandala, mathematical, Mathematics, pi/7, radial, radian, rhombi, rhombus, Sketchpad, tessellation, tiling
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The Fractiles7 Refrigerator Experiment, Part I
To begin this experiment, I first purchased two refrigeratorsized Fractiles7 sets (available at http://fractiles.com/), and then, early on a Sunday, quietly arranged these rhombusshaped magnets on the refrigerator in our apartment (population: 4, which includes two math teachers and two teenagers), … Continue reading
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Tagged Education, experiment, fractiles, fractiles7, geometry, magnet, Mathematics, refrigerator, rhombi, rhombus, tile, tiling
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Two ColorPatterns of a Tessellation Using Squares, Rhombi, Equilateral Hexagons, and Regular Octagons
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Octagons Can Tile a Plane III
Unlike my previous octagontiling discoveries (see previous post), this is a chiral, radial tessellation, with the colors chosen to highlight that fact.
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Tagged geometry, Mathematics, octagon, plane, radial, tessellate, tessellation, tile, tiling
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