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Challenge 57: Envelopes
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How can you
a sheet of paper ???
to make an envelope?
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Suppose you wanted to make a business-size envelope from a sheet of paper, with as little waste as possible. What shape would you use for the pattern?
Suppose you wanted to make a business-size envelope from a sheet of paper, with as little waste as possible. What shape would you use for the pattern?
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Manufacturers design containers for efficiency. When certain shapes fit together without overlaps or gaps, they form a tessellation, used to minimize waste in making containers. Engineers use tessellations to design heat shields for space shuttles.
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