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Dimensions - Exploring Flatland

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How would Flatlanders carry things?


Bag: A line--whether straight or curved--forms a "wall" in 2D. Thus an open curve would function as a bag in 2D. Flatlanders could put their belongings into the bag through the open end but would need to make sure that nothing fell out of the bag through that opening.

Handle: Two lines can interlock in a C shape and its mirror image. These or similar interlocking shapes would make good handles.

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