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Gaussian Curvature (Geometry and the Imagination)

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Author:Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
Description: What is the curvature inside the region on a sphere exterior to a tiny circle? On a polyhedron, what is the curvature inside a region containing a single vertex? two vertices? all but one vertex? all the vertices?

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles
Math Topics: Polyhedra, Elliptic & Spherical Geometry

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