Abstract / Synopsis
This article focuses on an artistic interpretation of pattern block designs with primary focus on the connection between pattern blocks and plane figurate numbers. Through this interpretation, it tells the story behind a handful of proofs without words (PWWs) that are inspired by such pattern block designs.
Gunhan Caglayan, "Plane Figurate Number Proofs Without Words Explained With Pattern Blocks," Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 12 Issue 1 (January 2022), pages 24-39. DOI: 10.5642/jhummath.202201.04. Available at: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/jhm/vol12/iss1/4