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Names for features of symmetrical patterns (Geometry and the Imagination)

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Author:Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
Description: Names for features that may occur in symmetrical patterns. To each such feature of the pattern, there is a corresponding feature of the quotient orbifold. Mirrors and mirror strings; mirror boundaries; gyration points; cone points.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Dictionaries, Glossaries, Thesauri
Math Topics: Symmetry/Tessellations

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