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Tetrahedron 5-Compound

A Polyhedron Compound composed of 5 Tetrahedra. Two tetrahedron 5-compounds of opposite Chirality combine to make a Tetrahedron 10-Compound. The following diagram shows pieces which can be assembled to form a tetrahedron 5-compound (Cundy and Rollett 1989).

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See also Polyhedron Compound, Tetrahedron 10-Compound


Ball, W. W. R. and Coxeter, H. S. M. Mathematical Recreations and Essays, 13th ed. New York: Dover, p. 135, 1987.

Cundy, H. and Rollett, A. Mathematical Models, 3rd ed. Stradbroke, England: Tarquin Pub., pp. 139-141, 1989.

Wang, P. ``Renderings.''

Wenninger, M. J. Polyhedron Models. New York: Cambridge University Press, p. 44, 1989.

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