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Topic: Not a collage kid but got a new idea
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Michael D'Urso

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From: IL
Registered: 4/14/08
Not a collage kid but got a new idea
Posted: Apr 14, 2008 11:50 AM
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well i'm a 16 year old kid still in high school and i think i found a new formula but my teachers think its irrelavant but i think otherwise. Its how to find the # of edges but euler has a type of formula

Eb = # of edges on a base
Ef = # of edges on a face
E = # of edges
F= # of faces

this formula works only for prisms and pyramids


This one works for the dodecahedron and octahedron


For laughs works on the icosahedron


I need an opinion to know if its relevant
Plus i also need to know how to prove this and i'm clueless about proofs
My teachers said i needed to ask on how to write a proof to someone on a collage level

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