Tag: pentagonal pyramid

Icosahedron

2015-01-29

The icosahedron has 12 equilateral triangles as faces. It can be split into 3 parts, a pentagonal anti-prism and two pentagonal pyramids. We will start by looking at a pentagonal pyramid. We have already done most of the work earlier. To find ∠ACB, \begin{align}\cos \angle …Read the Rest

Finding the Angles of the Truncated Icosahedron

2011-10-08

I’ve been interested in various geometric shapes for many years, from the simple cubes, prisms, and pyramids made in middle school, to the geodesic domes used to build houses. I have cut and glued numerous pieces of paper into just about all of the regular …Read the Rest

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