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Tag Archives: Alhambra
Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss – ein Geburtstagsgruß – A Birthday Tessellation for April 30th.
According to Wikepedia, Chapter m Verse n among the mathematical achievements of Carl Friedrich Gauss was the calculation of his own birthdate, by a process akin to calculating the date of Easter for a given year, which process many of … Continue reading
Lattice Labyrinth Tilings and Pavings: An Image Gallery
The thumbnailed gallery below is a handy summary of images included in the various posts of the Lattice Labyrinths blog and has now been copied as a page of the blog. In the course of time that page will tend … Continue reading
Posted in Architectural Realisations, Birthday labyrinths, Birthyear Labyrinths, Chinese Labyrinths, Dart Labyrinths, Diamond Labyrinths, Honeycomb Labyrinths, Japanese Labyrinths, National Labyrinths, Olympic Labyrinths, Sepentine Labyrinths, Serpentine Labyrinths, Star Labyrinths, Trefoil Labyrinths
Tagged Alhambra, Escher, gaussian primes., Irrgarten, Laberinto, Labirinto, labyrinths, Maze, number pairs, Pecs, Polyomino, Polyominoes, rightangled triangle, Tessellations, tiling
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Celebrating April Weddings , Two Wedding Anniversary Labyrinths, April 13th and April 26th
Back to pretty pictures, but with some of the skeletal structure of the tessellations shown. ( Scarthin Books, my some days job, is in the middle of a crowdfunding exercise to Prop up the Shop, its over a mile of … Continue reading
Eine kleine Mathmusik : From Lattice Labyrinths via √1 to Pythagorean Triples
Since starting this blog I have made a point of “following” twitter accounts maintained by passionate mathematics teachers and many have paid me the complement of following me in return. It is time I thanked them/you for this complement by … Continue reading
Posted in Chinese Labyrinths, Mathematics, Serpentine Labyrinths
Tagged Alhambra, Bridges Pecs, Eine kleine Mathmusik, Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Escher, gaussian primes., mazes, number pairs, Pythagorean triples, Rachel W Hall, right angled triangle, rightangled triangle, sums of squares, Tessellations, tiling
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A Lattice Labyrinth for two Olivers
1983 is not on the list of possibles for a Lattice Labyrinth based on the square lattice. It is a number divisible by 3, which makes it impossible for a Trefoil Labyrinth but a candidate for a Labyrinth based on … Continue reading
Posted in Honeycomb Labyrinths
Tagged Alhambra, Birth year, Escher, Honeycomb, labyrinth, labyrinths, Lattice, lattice labyrinth, Loeschian, mazes, Polyiamond, Polyomino, tessellation, tiling
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A New Year’s Labyrinth for Rosie
Here’s Trefoil Lattice Labyrinth (44,1). Just six supertiles are shown, each comprised of 1981 equilateral triangles. This is yet another strikingly handsome tessellation, displaying a strong family likeness to other (e,1) cases, such as (42,1) with an 1807triangle supertile illustrated … Continue reading
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Tagged 1981, Alhambra, Escher, labyrinth, Polyiamond, Polyomino, Recreational Mathematics, tessellation
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Tessellating a Getting on a Bit Birthdate
A CHRISTMAS POST. After too many equations and figures and too much jargon in recent posts, here’s a Lattice Labyrinth for the birth cohort of 1944. I think it’s also the first Honeycomb Lattice Labyrinth I’ve posted – and the … Continue reading
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Tagged 1944, Alhambra, Escher, labyrinth, Polyiamond, Polyomino, Recreational Mathematics, tessellation, tiling
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Great Triangular Tessellations!
Birthdate Years that may be Supertile areas of Trefoil or Honeycomb Labyrinths Trefoil Labyrinths have supertitle area, S = (e2 + ef + f2), so we are looking for e and f that give (e2 + ef + f2) equal … Continue reading
A Labyrinth for Mischa
Here’s a little Christmas Present for Mischa – a Labyrinth to celebrate the auspicious year of your birth, 2005. There you are, in the centre surrounded by four contemporary friends. Postscript, 2.7.2014. I forgot to explain that this is Chinese … Continue reading
Posted in Chinese Labyrinth
Tagged 2005, Alhambra, Escher, labyrinth, Polyiamond, Polyomino, Recreational Mathematics, tessellation
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Trefoil from Heaven 1807
Having posted a moderately highorder Chinese Labyrinth, here is a beautiful cousin from the TREFOIL LABYRINTH family This figure includes just six supertiles, each made up of 1807 equilateral triangles. Two supertiles (0ne coloured yellow, one red) make up the … Continue reading
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Tagged 1807, Alhambra, Escher, labyrinth, Polyiamond, Polyomino, tessellation
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