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Flexagons Inside Out

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ISBN-10: 0521525748

ISBN-13: 9780521525749

Edition: 2003

Authors: Les Pook

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Description:

Flexagons, paper models that can be bent in different ways to change their shape, are easy to make and work in surprising ways. This book contains numerous diagrams that the reader can photocopy and use to construct a variety of fascinating flexagons. The author also explains the mathematics behind these amazing creations. Although knowledge of the technical details requires a mathematical background, the models can be made and used by anyone. Flexagons appeals to all readers interested in puzzles and recreational mathematics.
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Book details

List price: $58.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/21/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 6.85" wide x 9.84" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Making and flexing flexagons
Early history of flexagons
Geometry of flexagons
Hexaflexagons
Hexaflexagon variations
Square flexagons
Introduction to convex polygon flexagons
Typical convex polygon flexagons
Ring flexagons
Distorted polygon flexagons
Flexahedra