Dissection of a Cube to a Quarter of a Rhombic Dodecahedron of the Second Kind

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This Demonstration shows the dissection of a cube into four pieces to give a rhombic dodecahedron of the second kind.

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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The volume of the dodecahedron is /2, where d is the larger diagonal of the golden rhombus. So the edge of the cube has length d/2.



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