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# Tag Archives: flexagons

## Benzene Flexagons

My wife is taking an organic chemistry class. I don’t know much about organic chemsitry, but I did learn from her that benzene rings are hexagons. So I got thinking, what about benzene hexaflexagons? These are the result of those … Continue reading

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Tagged benzene, catalyst, chemical reaction, flexagons, hexaflexagons, hexagon, math, mathematics, maths, organic chemistry, origami, paper folding, trihexaflexagons
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## Some experiments with paper and math

I tried making the curvilinear origami buds that I mentioned in my post Origami II. Here is the result: They were a bit harder than I thought. These were my first two tries. I hope to get better as I … Continue reading

## tetraflexagons and more

Here’s the latest kids’ math book I picked up at the library. Mental Math Challenges by Michael L. Lobosco As usual I am learning more from it than I think my kids will (see: math is such a vast subject … Continue reading