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Symmetry is described as fitting under the categories of art, science, and psychology. However, even though these topics are generally known to be open-ended, symmetry is based upon a set of rules which are not elastic. This is where Livio introduces group theory which is the language of symmetry. While a set is a random collection, a group is defined by its rules. The properties that define them are closure, associativity, identity, and inverse. These rules are explained with the use of an example of the human body which possesses identity with reflections along the vertical plane. He explains that because the body possesses these components, the symmetry transformations make up a group. What was most interesting however, was the fact that scientists weren’t looking for theories regarding symmetry. It showed that the beauty of symmetry is simple and can be found without effort.
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For my project, I decided to experiment with symmetries in terms of rotational symmetry. I made a design that would show whether shapes were still symmetrical when
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