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# Folding paper to make shapes. Origami models can be flat or

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## Carla Karina Soto Garza

on 5 February 2014

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In what type of folds do you fold the edge or corner of a model in front of the rest of the model and fold the edge or corner of a model behind the rest of the model?
Valley and Mountain. When the paper is folded as a valley and opened slightly, it looks like a valley. In origami instructions, a valley fold is shown as a dashed line. When the paper is folded as a mountain and opened slightly, it looks like a mountain. In origami instructions, a mountain fold is shown as a line with alternating dots and dashes.
What shape paper is used for traditional origami?
Square. Squares are traditionally used, but 2x1 rectangles are also sometimes used. There are also models using letter-sized paper (8.5x11 inches) and American dollar bills.
According to a legend, if a sick person folds 1000 of a certain origami model, they will get well. What model is it?
Crane. The crane is one of the most famous origami models. It is not too hard, but it has a few complex steps.
What shape paper is used for traditional origami?
Square. Squares are traditionally used, but 2x1 rectangles are also sometimes used. There are also models using letter-sized paper (8.5x11 inches) and American dollar bills.
Origami comes from two Japanese words, ori and kami. What do they mean?
-Folding Paper. Ori means folding, and kami means paper. When translated into English, the 'k' in kami became a 'g'.
-According to a legend, if a sick person folds 1000 of a certain origami model, they will get well. What model is it?
Crane. The crane is one of the most famous origami models. It is not too hard, but it has a few complex steps.
First of all, what is basic origami?
Folding paper to make shapes. Origami models can be flat or three-dimensional. Basic origami always starts with a square piece of paper that may not be further cut or ripped.
Where was origami developed?
Japan. The Chinese were actually the first to do origami, but they did very little before passing it on to the Japanese. The Japanese developed origami and made it into an art.
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