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Polyhedra, Spheres, and Cylinders
This Demonstration displays the Platonic solids, the Archimedean solids and their duals, and the Kepler-Poinsot polyhedra. You can make the faces disappear or change the radii of the spheres and cylinders used for the vertices and edges.
Contributed by:
Russell Towle
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Archimedean Solid
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Kepler-Poinsot Solid
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MathWorld
)
Platonic Solid
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MathWorld
)
Polyhedron
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MathWorld
)
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Polyhedra, Spheres, and Cylinders
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/PolyhedraSpheresAndCylinders/
Contributed by:
Russell Towle
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