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Chebyshev Polynomials of the First Kind

This animation illustrates the connection between roots of the Chebyshev polynomials (of the first kind) and the vertices of a regular polygon inscribed in the unit circle centered at the origin. 17 more words



“Polygons is the origami-like measuring spoon that lays flat and folds to 4 different sizes to fit your cooking and baking needs” is the definition given by Polygon designs on their wildly successful kickstarter campaign page, but why was this product so sought after? 246 more words

MP6 - Defining Terms

How do you provide your students the opportunity to attend to precision?

Writing sound definitions is a good practice for students, making all of us pay close attention to what something is and is not. 266 more words


Fresh Paint

As I explore different mediums and find myself in uncharted territories, it reminds me of a time in my life where everything was new. A time when nothing I had known prior could prepare me for what was to come and it went hand in hand with a feeling of dread should I make a false move. 164 more words


Painted Effects Combined to a Surface

As the semester is quickly approaching its end I have been focusing on three elements of the project to complete.  The element to complete was figuring out how to get my painted grass to bind to an object in the environment.   116 more words

Art 415: Animation

Class 8: Chapter 29 – Polygons (Lecture Notes)

In elementary geometry, a polygon is a plane figure that is bounded by a finite chain of straight line segments closing in a loop to form a closed chain or  299 more words