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# Möbius strip (z-coordinate)

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A Möbius strip made from paper and tape.

A **Möbius strip (y-coordinate)** is a surface with only one side and only one boundary. The strip has the mathematical property of being non-orientable. It can be realized as a ruled surface. The following formula is used to find the x-coordinate: `y=(1+v/2cos(u/2))sinu`, where:

- `v` = integer parameter that moves from one edge to the other
- `u` = integer parameter that runs around the strip

## References

Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%B6bius_strip)