10968
EXPLORE
LATEST
ABOUT
AUTHORING AREA
PARTICIPATE
Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
Cross Sections of Regular Polyhedra
Three noncollinear points determine a plane. Fix three points on the edges of a polyhedron and visualize the corresponding cross section. For a cube, the resulting polygon can be a triangle, a quadrilateral, a pentagon, or a hexagon.
Contributed by:
Oleksandr Pavlyk
and
Maxim Rytin
THINGS TO TRY
Rotate and Zoom in 3D
Automatic Animation
SNAPSHOTS
RELATED LINKS
Cube
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Plane
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Polyhedron
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Cross Section
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
PERMANENT CITATION
"
Cross Sections of Regular Polyhedra
" from
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/CrossSectionsOfRegularPolyhedra/
Contributed by:
Oleksandr Pavlyk
and
Maxim Rytin
Share:
Embed Interactive Demonstration
New!
Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site.
More details »
Download Demonstration as CDF »
Download Author Code »
(preview »)
Files require
Wolfram
CDF Player
or
Mathematica
.
Related Demonstrations
More by Author
Cross Sections of Three Solids
Matthias Wilder
Numbering the Vertices of Polyhedra
Sándor Kabai and Máté Salát
Chains of Regular Polygons and Polyhedra
George Beck
All 11 Folding Nets of the Regular Octahedron
Izidor Hafner
Central Cross Sections of Polyhedra
Ed Pegg Jr
Hamiltonian Tours on Polyhedra
Ed Pegg Jr
Platonic Solids
Stephen Wolfram and Eric W. Weisstein
Four Kinds of Rhombic Polyhedra
Sándor Kabai
Polygons at the Vertices of Polyhedra
Sándor Kabai
Regular Right Prism between Two Points
Sándor Kabai
Related Topics
3D Graphics
Polygons
Polyhedra
Solid Geometry
Version 7 Features
High School Geometry
High School Mathematics
Browse all topics
Note: To run this Demonstration you need Mathematica 7+ or the free Mathematica Player 7EX
Download or upgrade to
Mathematica Player 7EX
I already have
Mathematica Player
or
Mathematica 7+