Regular Octahedron


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regular octahedron

[′reg·yə·lər ‚äk·tə′hē·drən]
(mathematics)
A regular polyhedron of eight faces.

Octahedron, Regular

 

one of the five regular polyhedrons. An octahedron has eight faces (triangles), 12 edges, and six vertices; at each vertex four edges meet. If a is the length of an edge, then the octahedron’s volume is Octahedron, Regular.

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