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A Polygon That Folds into a Regular Tetrahedron or into a Rectangular Box
This Demonstration shows a polygon that folds into a regular tetrahedron or into a rectangular solid.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
Based on work by:
Erik D. Demaine
and
Joseph O'Rourke
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E. D. Demaine and J. O'Rourke,
Geometric Folding Algorithms: Linkages, Origami, Polyhedra
, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007 p. 425.
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Net
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Two Convex Polyhedra with the Same Net
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Unfolding
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MathWorld
)
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A Polygon That Folds into a Regular Tetrahedron or into a Rectangular Box
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/APolygonThatFoldsIntoARegularTetrahedronOrIntoARectangularBo/
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
Based on work by:
Erik D. Demaine
and
Joseph O'Rourke
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6.G.A.4
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