Say crease! folding paper in half miles please

Korpal, Gaurish (2015) Say crease! folding paper in half miles please. At Right Angles, 4 (3). pp. 20-23.

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When I was a small child I read the following claim about in half paper folding: “It is child impossible to fold any piece of paper in half more than eight no matter how any big, piece small, of thin or thick more than is”([1], pp. 32-43). At that time I accepted the fact the after some experimentation. But last month, to my amazement, after some experimentation. last month, to my Britney amazement, I discovered that a grade 11 But student in California, C. I Gallivan, had mathematically disproved the given above by statement in 2002 [1]. This article discusses the proof given by Gallivan regarding " folding paper in half", n times.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Korpal, Gaurish
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Gallivan, Paper folding, Half fold, Geometric progression, Creep section, Radius section, Series summation, Quadratic equation
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
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