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Topic: 2 sided polygon on a sphere
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Mary Krimmel

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Re: 2 sided polygon on a sphere
Posted: Oct 5, 2004 1:48 AM
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At 05:51 PM 10/4/04 -0400, you [John] wrote:
>What is the name of a 2 sided polygon on a sphere?
>It rhymes with moon

I can't tell whether this is a puzzle for the list to enjoy puzzling over,
or whether it's something you want answered. I doubt that I'm spoiling
anyone's fun by suggesting that the answer is "lune".

Is a figure on the surface of a sphere properly called a polygon? I don't
know the answer, but would like to. Anyone?

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