Date: 08/08/98 at 07:59:45 From: James Vaughan Subject: Snub Cube What is a snub cube?
Date: 08/13/98 at 13:51:57 From: Doctor Benway Subject: Re: Snub Cube Hi James, A snub cube is the name for one of the 13 Archimedean solids. This particular one happens to have 38 faces, 24 vertices, and 60 edges. You can find a picture of it at Ha Le's site: http://daisy.uwaterloo.ca/~hqle/Polyhedra/polyhedra_main.html Follow the link to the Archimedean solids, where you'll find a picture of a snub cube along with the other 12 solids: http://daisy.uwaterloo.ca/~hqle/Polyhedra/archimedean.html The site also explains what it means for a solid to be an Archimedean solid and gives constructions for the simpler ones. Unfortunately, the snub cube is not one of the simpler ones, but it does give a reference for where you can look if you want to make one for yourself. Thanks for writing. - Doctor Benway, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/
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