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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

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Origami II

In answer to yesterday’s post: Yes!  It is possible I didn’t beleive it at first either!  But I have done some experiments.  Try making a simple curved fold yourself.  I’ve found that it is pretty easy to make a curved … Continue reading

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Origami

We all know that you can fold a piece of paper along a straight line. Here is a question to ponder: Can you fold a piece of paper along a curve that isn’t straight without crumpling the paper? Thoughts, theorems, … Continue reading

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