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Mountains and Valleys (Posted on 2006-07-19) Difficulty: 2 of 5
In origami there are two ways of folding a piece of paper. The usual way is to fold the paper upwards and if unfolded the crease is called a valley fold and from the side it looks like this: \/ If the paper is folded backward instead the crease is called a mountain fold and looks like this: /\.

If you take a strip of paper and fold it in half twice (left over right) and then unfold it without flipping you will get a figure that looks something like this from the side:


Which consists of the following sequence of folds:

/\ \/ \/

Describe the sequence of folds if the original strip of paper had been folded over 10 times and then unfolded.

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionGot it!Brian Smith2016-03-05 11:23:03
Hints/TipsNo SubjectBrian Smith2016-03-05 10:47:02
What more?brianjn2006-08-11 22:25:15
Zeroes and Onesbrianjn2006-07-27 00:39:41
a long way...trey2006-07-22 20:36:17
re: Describe the sequence of folds (Spoiler)Dej Mar2006-07-22 20:18:59
Describe the sequence of foldsbrianjn2006-07-22 08:02:56
Some ThoughtsAnother incomplete description? (Spoiler?)Dej Mar2006-07-20 17:30:40
Some ThoughtsOne incomplete descriptionbrianjn2006-07-19 20:31:34
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