A mathematical treatment of the symmetries of wallpaper patterns. The main goal is to prove that the symmetries of these patterns fall into seventeen distinct types. In addition, students will learn to identify the symmetries of given patterns (with special emphasis on the periodic drawings of M.C. Escher) and to draw such patterns. Three lectures, one section.Recommendations: High school geometry. Engineering students are not permitted to take MATH 16 for credit.
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Academic Year: Unofficial Transcript – High School Diploma or current high school transcript (for high school students only in applicable classes), Bachelor’s Degree, or progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree + 3.0 GPA.
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