Sydler's Dissection of a Pyramid into a Prism

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This Demonstration shows a dissection of a special pyramid into a triangular prism.

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (March 2011)
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This Demonstration is a dynamic illustration of lemma 20 from: V. G. Boltyanskii, Tretja Problema Hilberta, Moscow: Nauka, 1977 p. 131. Translated by R. A. Silverman as Hilbert's Third Problem (New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1978).



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