Project Origami: Activities for Exploring Mathematics, Second Edition, 2nd Edition (e-Book) book cover

Project Origami

Activities for Exploring Mathematics, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

A K Peters/CRC Press

364 pages

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Project Origami: Activities for Exploring Mathematics, Second Edition presents a flexible, discovery-based approach to learning origami-math topics. It helps readers see how origami intersects a variety of mathematical topics, from the more obvious realm of geometry to the fields of algebra, number theory, and combinatorics. With over 100 new pages

Table of Contents

Introduction. Folding Equilateral Triangles in a Square. Origami Trigonometry. Dividing a Length into Equal Nths: Fujimoto Approximation. Dividing a Length into Equal Nths Exactly. Origami Helix. Folding a Parabola. Can Origami Trisect an Angle? Solving Cubic Equations. Lill's Method. Folding Strips into Knots. Haga's "Origamics." Modular Star Ring. Folding a Butterfly Bomb. Molly's Hexahedron. Business Card Modulars. Five Intersecting Tetrahedra. Making Origami Buckyballs. Making Origami Tori. Modular Menger Sponge. Folding and Coloring a Crane. Exploring Flat Vertex Folds.Impossible Crease Patterns. Folding a Square Twist. Counting Flat Folds. Self-Similar Wave. Matrix Model of Flat Vertex Folds. Matrix Model of 3D Vertex Folds. Origami and Homomorphisms. Rigid Folds 1: Gaussian Curvature. Rigid Folds 2: Spherical Trigonometry. Appendix. Bibliography. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT000000
MATHEMATICS / General
MAT025000
MATHEMATICS / Recreations & Games