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Author:Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)
Description: What do you think the world would look like if you and everything in it were squished flatter than a pancake? Like shadows, you and your friends would freely flit about the surface. But if you couldn't rise above or below the surface, objects with any thickness would look very strange to you. That's the idea behind a book called Flatland, written more than 100 years ago by Edwin A. Abbott...

Levels: Late Elem. (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Books
Math Topics: Euclidean Plane Geometry

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