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 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+FE = 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.
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