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Flexagons and the Math Behind Twisted Paper

This course is aimed at learners who enjoy being creative, solving puzzles, folding paper and revealing hidden mathematics. It will also help mathematics teachers who are looking for material for enrichment programs. You can use the hashtag #FLflexagon to talk about this course on social media.Topics CoveredThe invention of flexagons How to make flexagons Cyclic and non-cyclic flexagons Advanced flexagons Möbius strips and their surprising properties The math behind flexagons, Möbius strips and knotted paper bands


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Length 3 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Dec 17 (earlier today)
Cost $59
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Language English
Subjects Engineering
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Paper Conservator $55k

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Paper Grader $61k

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Paper Buyer $73k

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Rating 4.0 based on 1 ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Dec 17 (earlier today)
Cost $59
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Language English
Subjects Engineering
Tags Science, Engineering & Maths

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