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" I, the sole possessor of the truths of Space and of the theory of the introduction of Light from the world of Three Dimensions — as if I were the maddest of the mad! But a truce to these painful digressions: let me return to our houses. The most common... "
Flatland a romance of many dimensions - Page 16
by A Square - 1899
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Fivefold Symmetry

István Hargittai - Mathematics - 1992 - 561 pages
...Flatland are pentagonal.35 The following lines explain why pentagonal houses are preferred in Flatland: "The most common form for the construction of a house...the West a much larger one for the Men; the South is usually doorless. Men'sdoor '• -Women's door AB Fig. 2 Square and triangular houses are not allowed,...
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The World of Mathematics, Volume 4

James Roy Newman - Mathematics - 2000 - 464 pages
...Legislature, in comparatively recent times, absolutely prohibited them. I, alas I alone in Fiatland know now only too well the true solution of this mysterious...Men; the South side or floor is usually doorless. FIGURE 4 Square and triangular houses are not allowed, and for this reason. The angles of a Square...
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The World of Mathematics, Volume 4

James Roy Newman - Mathematics - 2000 - 464 pages
...construction of a house is five-sided or pentagonal, as in the annexed figure. The two Northern sides ROt OF, constitute the roof, and for the most part have...Men; the South side or floor is usually doorless. FIGURE 4 Square and triangular houses are not allowed, and for this reason. The angles of a Square...
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Flatland - A Romance of Many Dimensions

Edwin Abbott Abbott - Fiction - 2008 - 92 pages
...digressions: let me return to our houses. The most common form for the construction of a house is five- sided or pentagonal, as in the annexed figure. The two Northern...Men; the South side or floor is usually doorless. 15 Square and triangular houses are not allowed, and for this reason. The angles of a Square (and still...
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