Shapes, Space, and Symmetry

Shapes, Space, and Symmetry

by Alan Holden
     
 

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This book explains the structure of the nine regular solids, including the tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron, plus many semiregular solids. It demonstrates how they can be used to explain mathematics visually rather than by symbol systems, and includes instructions for constructing cardboard models. Over 300 illustrations. 1971

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This book explains the structure of the nine regular solids, including the tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron, plus many semiregular solids. It demonstrates how they can be used to explain mathematics visually rather than by symbol systems, and includes instructions for constructing cardboard models. Over 300 illustrations. 1971 edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486268514
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
03/14/2012
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.52(d)

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