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408- Building Conway’s Pencil Models

Friday, April 15, 2011: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Grand Ballroom IX (JW Marriott)
Lead Speaker:
Charles F. Schwartz

John Conway of Princeton invented a class of models built of hexagonal prisms. Participants will learn to build these three-dimensional geometric models from pencils, explore symmetries of these models, and understand the relationship between this model and the cubic lattice. Models may be viewed at the Web at

Presentation Format: 9-12 Gallery Workshop
Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12, Higher Education

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