Abalone Academy

January 22, 2017

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“Wer von Geometrie nichts versteht, hat hier keinen Zutritt.”

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“Let none but geometers enter here.”

(Motto over the entrance to Plato’s Academy)

Plato, Greek philosopher (428/427 BCE – 348/347 BCE)

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1 marble (black): a point
2 marbles (black): a line
3 marbles (white): an equilateral triangle
4 marbles (white): a rhombus
5 marble (black): a trapezoid
6 marble (black): a rhomboid
7 marbles (white): a regular hexagon

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