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## Math + Art: A List of Possibilities

### Geometry, Mapping, Pattern, Perspective, Perspective, and Proportion

Art and Mathematics compliment each other in many interesting ways. The following list is a general overview of some of the ways that these subjects can intersect; feel free to use the posted images to fit your tour or classroom purposes. See specific topics for related activities and instructional possibilities.

Geometry:

1. 2D and 3D shape recognition

2. Platonic solids and polyhedrons

3. Architecture, arches, and parabolas

Mapping:

1. Identifying axis and coordinates

2. Interpreting and comparing data

Pattern:

1. Identifying and creating repetition

2. Matrix and computing: weaving

Perspective:

1. Recognizing distance and scale

2. One-point perspective: orthogonals and horizon line

3. Multi-point perspective and slope calculation

Proportion and Ratio:

1. Fractions: divide objects into parts

2. Trigonometry: calculate the size based on ratio

3. Golden Section

4. Canon of Proportion and representing the human figure

Symmetry:

1. Asymmetry vs. Symmetry: find the axis

2. Radial and biaxial symmetry

3. Rotational symmetry and transformations in the plane

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Math + Art: A List of Possibilities
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Math Activity: Mapping
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Math Activity: Early Computing and Weaving
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Math Activity: 2D Geometry
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Golden Section
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Interpret and Compare Data
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Pattern
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Perspective
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Proportion
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Symmetry
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Trigonometry
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

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