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Origami vs Traditional Greek Tools

Last week, the review foused on the diverse aspects of origami and mathematics. It also is important to mention an important connection between origami and Euclidean constructions.

Perhaps the first place to start is a presentation of Humiaki Huzita's origami axiom list, being compared to traditional straight edge and compass constructions. It also includes the innovative constructions for trisecting angles and doubling cubes, two tasks which are impossible using a straight edge and compass.

Some other useful websites specific to the geometric constructions that can be replicated by origami are:

Many more internet resources exist, and I have just provided a sampling. If you know of some good websites, please send their links to me and I will pass them on.