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Möbius and his Band

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Author:Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Description: A Möbius band (or strip) is a surface with only one side and one edge. You can make one by joining the two ends of a long strip of paper after giving one end a 180-degree twist. An article about a geometrical theory of polyhedra; Euler's formula V (vertices) - E (edges) + F (faces) = 2, magic tricks and toys of topology, and uses of the Möbius strip.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Topology

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