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A Tetrahedron with Edges of Given Length
This Demonstration constructs a tetrahedron with edges of given length using a Cayley–Menger determinant.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
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The Cayley–Menger determinant
gives the volume of a simplex in
dimensions.
gives the area for a plane triangle and is a form of Heron's formula.
gives the content of the 3-simplex, that is, the volume of the general tetrahedron.
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Cayley–Menger Determinant
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Tetrahedron
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Izidor Hafner
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A Tetrahedron with Edges of Given Length
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/ATetrahedronWithEdgesOfGivenLength/
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Published: October 13, 2016
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