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Hinged Dissections of a Hexagram and a Hexagon
This Demonstration shows two hinged dissections of a hexagram and two hinged dissections of a hexagon into hexagons.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
Based on work by:
Greg N. Frederickson
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G. N. Frederickson,
Hinged Dissections: Swinging & Twisting
, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002 pp. 30, 63, 74-75, 141.
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Dissection
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Hexagon
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Hexagram
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Dissecting a Hexagon into Four Smaller Hexagons
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Wolfram Demonstrations Project
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Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
Based on work by:
Greg N. Frederickson
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1.G.A.2
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5.G.B.4
8.G.A.1
8.G.A.3
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HSG-CO.A.5
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