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Torus: Mobius Strip Incisions

  1. Oct 2, 2011 #1
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    I don't see the picture. Explain again.
  4. Oct 2, 2011 #3
    Sorry about that. Here is the attached picture. Thanks for responding.

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  5. Oct 2, 2011 #4
    Are your knife cuts allowed to go over each other?

    [Actually, looking at your note, they must be able to- if the strips are all in the interior of the torus then if they weren't you could never separate any pieces].

    Are your Mobius strips a set size? (I don't quite understand what you mean by your note on the curvature- do you mean that you just twist the interval around the circle at a constant speed around the Mobius strip to make it, so that they are "uniform" in some sense?)
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