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Author:Slavik Jablan, Mathematical Institute, Belgrade
Description: Making art by repeating a curve to make a more complicated design, by symmetry/reflection. This paper illustrates Tamil threshold designs, Lunda and Chokwe sand drawings, and the knots/curves of Leonardo da Vinci.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Problems/Puzzles, Articles
Math Topics: Symmetry/Tessellations, Topology, Art

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