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Buckminster Fuller explains threeness in the Universe

Buckminster Fuller
Buckminster Fuller
Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller

  1. The stability of the triangle
  2. The one quantum created in the tetrahedron
  3. How the icosahedron, the octahedron and tetrahedron create everything in the universe
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Triangle – Fonts and Penrose

triangle font Bauhaus
Perth Impossible Triangle - click to enlarge. It depends on your perspective!
Perth Impossible Triangle – click to enlarge. It depends on your perspective!
penrose triangle - click to see animation
penrose triangle – click to see animation
triangle font Bauhaus
triangle font Bauhaus

 

triangle font
triangle font
Remi Mortimer triangle font
Remi Mortimer triangle font
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Triangle, Square, Circle: A Psychological Test

1. Fill in these three forms with one of the the primary colors: red, yellow, or blue. The coloring is to fill the form entirely in each case. One color per shape.

triangle circle square

2. If possible, provide an explanation for your choice of color.

 

In 1923 Wassily Kandinsky circulated a questionnaire at the Bauhaus, asking respondents to fill in a triangle, square, and circle witht he primary colors of red, yellow, and blue. He hoped to discover a universal correspondence between form and color, embodied in the equation red=square, yellow=triangle, blue=circle.

 

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percent triangle

This is really simple for understanding percentage problems.

percent triangle

TO FIND:

PART

–      Cover the P
–      W (whole) is next to %
–      Multiply the whole by the percent (in decimal form)

WHOLE

–      Cover the W
–      P (part) is over the %
–      Divide the part by the percent (in decimal form)

PERCENT

–      Cover the %
–      P (part) is over the W (whole)
–      Divide the part by the whole and multiply by 100

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Triangulation

triangulationThe name given to the act of a political candidate presenting his or her ideology as being “above” and “between” the “left” and “right” sides (or “wings”) of a traditional (e.g. UK or US) democratic “political spectrum”. It involves adopting for oneself some of the ideas of one’s political opponent (or apparent opponent). The logic behind it is that it both takes credit for the opponent’s ideas, and insulates the triangulator from attacks on that particular issue. Opponents of triangulation, who believe in a fundamental “left” and “right”, consider the dynamic a deviation from its “reality” and dismiss those that strive for it as whimsical.
Source: Wikipedia

Obama: Triangulation 2.0?
Published on Monday, January 24, 2011 by The Nation by Ari Berman

 

Immediately following the Democrats’ 2010 electoral shellacking, a broad spectrum of pundits urged President Obama to “pull a Clinton,” in the words of Politico: move to the center (as if he wasn’t already there), find common ground with the GOP and adopt the “triangulation” strategy employed by Bill Clinton after the Democratic setback in the 1994 midterms. “Is ‘triangulation’ just another word for the politics of the possible?” asked the New York Times. “Can Obama do a Clinton?” seconded The Economist. And so on. The Obama administration, emphatic in charting its own course, quickly took issue with the comparison. According to the Times, Obama went so far as to ban the word “triangulation” inside the White House. Politico called the phrase “the dirtiest word in politics.”

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How many triangles?

How many triangles?

How many triangles?
How many triangles are there in this picture? 94.7% of Americans miss the answer. Try it first, then see the answer below.

 

Answer:

6 small red triangles

3 small white triangles

3 medium red triangles with a small white triangle center

1 large triangle with 3 small triangles in the center

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total = 13

 

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Triangles and Simplices

These pointers discuss triangles and their higher-dimensional generalizations (simplices). I am particularly interested in triangulation by which I mean partitioning regions into triangles, tetrahedra, or higher dimensional simplices, for various applications including finite element mesh generation and surface interpolation. (The other meaning of triangulation involves determining locations and distances from certain measurements.) For more material on the first type of triangulation, see the mesh generation section of Geometry in Action or the list of my own triangulation papers. For other kinds of partitions, see the page on dissection

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Three Types of Triangles

  • Scalene triangle: A triangle with no congruent sides
  • Isosceles triangle: A triangle with at least two congruent sides
  • Equilateral triangle: A triangle with three congruent sides

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Pascal’s Triangle

Blaise Pascal

Blaise PascalPascal’s Triangle was originally developed by the ancient Chinese, but Blaise Pascal was the first person to discover special patterns contained inside the triangle. They teach his ideas in various schools online in math courses. You probably also heard of this guy from your high school math teacher.

Triangular numbers appear in Pascal’s Triangle. In fact, the 3rd diagonal of Pascal’s Triangle gives all triangular numbers as shown below:

1
1 1
1 2 1
1 3 3 1
1 4 6 4 1
1 5 10 10 5 1
1 6 15 20 15 6 1
1 7 21 35 35 21 7 1
1 8 28 56 70 56 28 8 1
    1 9 36 84 126 126 84 36 9 1   

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