Wednesday, November 22, 2006

A New Checker Board

This one has a lot of patterns in it. At some vertices you can see three differently coloured teardrop shapes that form a propeller. In fact, each teardrop shape belongs to only one propeller. The pattern can be thought of as a particular colouring of a hexagonal grid where certain hexagons are broken into six triangles. Let me know if you want to see more patterns like this one.

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