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 TOPICS This page:   polyhedra    Search   Dr. Math See also the Dr. Math FAQ:   geometric formulas and   naming polygons   and polyhedra Internet Library:   polyhedra MIDDLE SCHOOL About Math Algebra    equations    factoring expressions    graphing equations Arithmetic    division    exponents    factorials    factoring numbers    fractions/percents    logarithms Definitions Geometry    2-dimensional      conic sections/        circles      triangles/polygons    3D and higher      polyhedra History/Biography Logic Measurement    calendars/      dates/time    temperature    terms/units Number Sense    factoring numbers    negative numbers    pi    prime numbers    square roots Probability Puzzles Ratio/Proportion Statistics Word Problems Browse Middle School Polyhedra Stars indicate particularly interesting answers or good places to begin browsing. Snub Cube [08/08/1998] What is a snub cube? The Spider and the Fly [12/23/1999] A spider and a fly are on opposite walls of a rectangular room... Does the spider get the fly? Surface Area and Volume: Cubes and Prisms [05/27/1998] What is the definition of surface area and volume? What are the differences and similarities between surface area and volume? Surface Area Block Problem [08/05/1997] How much foil is needed to wrap all the slabs of cheese cut from the large block? Surface Area of a Cube [03/10/1997] What is the surface area of a cube with sides of length 2? What if the length of each side is doubled or tripled? Surface Area of a Pyramid [09/01/1997] I would just like to know how to get the surface area of a pyramid. Surface Area of a Rectangular Solid [09/21/1999] Can you find the surface area of a cube or other 3D rectangular object by calculating the area of the sides you can see and multiplying by 2? Surface Area of Blocks Glued Together [09/09/2001] Three cubes whose edges are 2, 6, and 8 centimeters long are glued together at their faces. Compute the minimum surface area possible for the resulting figure. Truncating [01/19/2002] What does truncating mean? Truncating Platonic Solids [08/04/1998] What effect does truncation have on Platonic solids? What are some historical and current applications? Types of Pyramids [06/08/1999] What are the types of pyramids and what do they look like? Vertices and Edges of Polyhedra [04/24/2002] I know the equation V+F-E = 2. Can you help me find the number of vertices and edges for heptahedra, nonahedra, and decahedra? Volume of a Frustum of a Pyramid [06/03/2002] How can I derive the formula for the volume of a frustum of a pyramid? Volume of a Pyramid [05/29/2002] Why does the formula for the volume of pyramid have a 1/3 in it? What is a Cuboctahedron? [01/02/2001] What is a cuboctahedron? Why So Many Shapes? [05/07/2001] I just want to know why there are so many shapes in the world. Page: [

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