Date: Mar 11, 2013 3:06 PM
Author: Narasimham
Subject: Re: Deformable platonic "solids"



On Thursday, February 28, 2013 12:51:32 AM UTC+5:30, Frederick Williams wrote:
> Suppose the platonic solids aren't solid at all but are made of rigid
>
> line segments with completely flexible hinges at the vertices. The cube
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> can be flattened into a... um... non cube. The tetrahedron, octahedron
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> and icosahedron cannot be deformed at all. But what about the
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> dodecahedron, can it be deformed?


Not possible for triangular faces in that way.