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The Euler Characteristic of an Orbifold (Geometry and the Imagination)

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Author:Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
Description: Suppose we have a symmetric pattern in the plane. We can make a symmetric map by subdividing the quotient orbifold into polygons, and then 'unrolling it' or 'unfolding it' to get a map in the plane...

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Symmetry/Tessellations

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