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A Moebius strip

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The animation gives an idea of the generation of the Moebius strip from a rectangle. Two sides of the rectangle are pasted together after having imparted half a twist to the rectangle. The animation also explains why the Moebius strip is a non-orientable surface. You can see also another interactive animation.

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The Moebius strip (Topology)
Topology (Animations)

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