rhombi


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rhom·bi

 (rŏm′bī)
n.
A plural of rhombus.
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The second activity, Magnified Pattern Blocks, focused on comparing the perimeter and areas of pattern block triangles, rhombi, and trapezoids using the ratio of the original pattern block to the magnified pattern block.
Sister Eleanor, of blessed memory, drew one squeaking On the board, and stepped back to ponder her handiwork, her truly epic rosary Swaying like the chain from a bridge, and spoke the word with a certain relish, That is a Rhombus, she said, you could hear that initial cap like a faint cannon, And two or more are called Rhombi.
Two rhombi are called overlapping if they share exactly one triangle.
Kalb explained how "he had used the rhombi and the triangles to figure out that the two quilts had an equal area of 36 triangles.
Mathematician Sir Roger Penrose of Oxford University has sued Kimberly-Clark, which makes Kleenex quilted toilet paper, for using the Penrose Arrowed Rhombi Tilings pattern, a series of geometric figures that Penrose devised in 1970.
Further encourage students to use mathematical language by giving them concrete experiences with rhombi and ellipses.