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Challenge 49: Sand Pictures
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What's missing?
The designs shown here are typical of a sona, an African sand tracing. If the missing design is part of a pattern of increasing size, what might the missing design look like?
Soma Patterns
Perimeter
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Most people throughout history have created designs and patterns to express their cultures. Many such designs also feature an underlying mathematical pattern. Studying mathematical designs and patterns helps archaeologists and anthropologists understand a
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