Four Interwoven Triangles

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The vertices of a cuboctahedron are used to construct four triangular or hexagonal shapes. The assembly containing four interlocking triangles corresponds to geometrical sculptures explored by various artists, such as George W. Hart and George Phillips Odom, Jr.

Contributed by: Sándor Kabai (June 2016)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



You can choose to see the edges and vertices of the cuboctahedron. You can explore compounds of four triangular or hexagonal prisms—for example, for designing geometrical puzzles or sculptures.

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