Download e-book for iPad: Flexagons Inside Out by Les Pook

By Les Pook

Flexagons are hinged polygons that experience the fascinating estate of exhibiting various pairs of faces after they are flexed. manageable paper types of flexagons are effortless to make and interesting to control. Flexagons have a shockingly advanced mathematical constitution and simply how a flexagon works isn't really seen on informal exam of a paper version. Flexagons will be preferred at 3 diversified degrees. first of all as toys or puzzles, secondly as a leisure arithmetic subject and at last because the topic of great mathematical examine. This ebook is written for a person drawn to puzzles or leisure maths. No past wisdom of flexagons is believed, and the single pre-requisite is a few wisdom of simple geometry. an enticing characteristic of the booklet is a suite of nets, with meeting directions, for a variety of paper versions of flexagons. those are revealed complete dimension and laid out to allow them to be photocopied.

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