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The physical properties of paper have been interpreted on the basis of the theory of the statistical geometry of fibrous networks. One example of each of the three main groups of properties is discussed: The maximum pore size and the optically bonded area on the basis of the theory of multiplanar structures and of the number of bond failures in the fracture of random two-dimensional networks . The experimental results support the statistical geometric approach to structure and physical properties.

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