Folding Hexagons

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Rotate four hexagons around the edges of a square to form the edges of a cuboctahedron or a truncated octahedron. This idea can be used to build a physical model out of flexible bars such as straws.

Contributed by: Sándor Kabai and Ferenc Holló Szabó (February 2008)
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