I know it sounds stupid. But my professor asked us which is the most mathematical flag. As I know most of the flags of the countries are rectangle then what does he mean by most mathematical flag?
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Watch this: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=f2Gne3UHKHs. It explains the construction and a bit of history.
Nepal. The details of how to recreate their flag is a fully rigorous ruler and compass construction.
The Texas Flag I am developing a math (geometry) exemplar for fourth grade students using the Texas flag. !
The flag code states:
Sec. 3100.001. STATE FLAG. The state flag is the 1839 national flag of the Republic of Texas.
Sec. 3100.002. DESCRIPTION: IN GENERAL.
(a) The state flag is a rectangle that: (1) has a width to length ratio of two to three; and (2) contains: (A) one blue vertical stripe that has a width equal to one-third the length of the flag; (B) two equal horizontal stripes, the upper stripe white, the lower stripe red, each having a length equal to two-thirds the length of the flag; and (C) one white, regular five-pointed star: (i) located in the center of the blue stripe; (ii) oriented so that one point faces upward; and (iii) sized so that the diameter of a circle passing through the five points of the star is equal to three-fourths the width of the blue stripe.
You should also take a look on this: http://www.mat.usach.cl/images/Profesores/navas-papers/flag.pdf
Thanks for the discussion.