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From the Publisher"There is something very pleasing about seeing paper figures that are visual displays about how math works in the world. The difference from seeing tall buildings or watching planes fly is that it is even possible for children to apply the mathematics to build something. In my opinion, origami and other constructions using paper are one of the best ways to train mathematicians that will be teaching mathematics and this is independent of the level of mathematics that will be taught. While the mathematics in this book is at the level of the college student, people that just want directions on how to make the figures can still use it."
Charles Ashbacher, Journal of Recreational Mathematics
"... a triumph of embodied learning, which applies direct experience with the mathematics of objects. This book should be in every library where a chance meeting with a willing student will surely produce a new mathematician. Highly recommended."
J. McCleary, Vassar College for Choice Magazine
"This culminating work of these two mathematicians is essential reading. A Mathematical Tapestry, which reveals how a seemingly simple paper-folding technique can lead to some of the most powerful ideas in mathematics. What I find most compelling about the book are its accessible tone and its mathematical complexity as well as the detailed connections made across so many different strands. Hilton and Pedersen present a rare opportunity to embark on a true mathematical exploration."
Kasi C. Allen, Lewis and Clark College for Mathematics Teacher