Paper Baubles

 teachMathematics: Paper Baubles

How is it possible to fit two-dimensional shapes together to make three-dimensional ones? You might realise that six squares can be fitted together to make a cube, but that’s just the start of a long story! There are many beautiful three-dimensional shapes that can be created by fitting other polygons together. The polyhedron in this photograph is made completely from pentagons. You can make this, and many other...

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