calligraphy

In our November column we introduced the concept of ambigrams—the art of writing words in surprisingly symmetrical ways. In this column, we use ambigrams to demonstrate (and play with) mathematical ideas relating to symmetry and invariance.

In this article, by Punya Mishra and Gaurav Bhatnagar, we are going to focus on a very specific kind of artistic wordplay (and its relationship to mathematics) - Ambigrams.

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