What Do You Know About Mathematics And Fiber Arts?

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What Do You Know About Mathematics And Fiber Arts? - Quiz

This is what happens when mathematics cross with arts. Mathematics and fiber arts is a concept intriguing enough to attract many contributors and users throughout the world. For one part, this is when we use physical explorations to understand complex mathematical shapes. For another part, it circles round using mathematics as an inspiration for any form of fiber arts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following mathematical concepts has been used as an inspiration? 
    • A. 

      Algebra

    • B. 

      Simultaneous equation

    • C. 

      Quadratic equation

    • D. 

      Matrices

  • 2. 
    Which of the following techniques is naturally geometrical? 
    • A. 

      Counted cross stitch

    • B. 

      Counted-thread embroidery

    • C. 

      Scandinavian folk pattern

    • D. 

      Ty crochet

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is an example of knitted mathematical objects? 
    • A. 

      Platonic solids

    • B. 

      Regular solids

    • C. 

      Irregular solids

    • D. 

      All solids

  • 4. 
    Who was the mathematician that articulated the mathematics of worsted spinning?
    • A. 

      Rose Helen

    • B. 

      Sandra Holmes

    • C. 

      Patt Robinson

    • D. 

      Margaret Greig

  • 5. 
    Which of the following mathematical ideas is used in quilting?
    • A. 

      Fibroniccis theorem

    • B. 

      Inverse equation

    • C. 

      Conic sections

    • D. 

      Rectangular prisms

  • 6. 
    What do we use to craft the Lorenz manifold and the hyperbolic plane? 
    • A. 

      Crystalline substance

    • B. 

      Crochet

    • C. 

      Non-crystalline substance

    • D. 

      Anologalous

  • 7. 
    How did Ada Dietz define weaving patterns?
    • A. 

      Expansion of similar polynomials

    • B. 

      Expansion of multivariate polynomials

    • C. 

      Constriction of multivariate polynomials

    • D. 

      Use of multiple polynomials

  • 8. 
    Which part of the weaves does the embroidery technique use?
    • A. 

      Design pixels

    • B. 

      Natural pixels

    • C. 

      Artificial pixels

    • D. 

      Color effects

  • 9. 
    Who was the mathematician that collaborated with Dai Fujiwara?
    • A. 

      William Trump

    • B. 

      William Thurston

    • C. 

      William Johnson

    • D. 

      William Thomas

  • 10. 
    What did Miller use to design tapestries depicting both trees and abstract patterns of triangles?
    • A. 

      Rule 87 cellular automaton

    • B. 

      Rule 88 cellular automaton

    • C. 

      Rule 89 cellular automaton

    • D. 

      Rule 90 cellular automaton

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