Let us begin by revisiting the different types of wallpaper repeating
patterns that we began discussing yesterday. Mathematicians classify certain
prints as really being different variations on the same pattern, and
they count a certain number of pattern types.
Can you guess how many?
Without worrying too much about some of the fancy math language on the site
we are about to see, let us go take a
Although this server spends a lot of time offline, when it is up it holds
a large amount of math
info and resources. It may be of some help with the geometry we will be
discussing today . . .
Here are a few more things to play with. Don't blame me if it turns your brains to tofu . . .
(Last updated 6/25/96)