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Unformatted text preview: Penrose Tilings Slide: 5-27: Penrose Tilings. Kappraff, Jay. Connections: The Geometric Bridge between Art & Science. NY: McGraw, 1990. p. 195 One place that the golden triangle appears is in the Penrose Tiling, invented by Roger Penrose, in the late seventies. The curious thing about these tilings is they use only two kinds of tiles, and will tile a plane without repeating the pattern. Making a Penrose Tiling A Penrose tiling is made of two kinds of tiles, called kites and darts. A kite is made from two acute golden triangles and a dart from two obtuse golden triangles, as shown above. Slide 5-29: NCTM C...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ARH ARH2000 taught by Professor Karenroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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