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# what is the volume and surface area of a truncated cube

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what is the volume and surface area of a truncated cube

Guest May 25, 2014

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that is really interesting.

Here is a truncated cube

It has 14 faces.  6 regular octogons and  8 equilateral triangles.

I LIKE IT!!!

Melody  May 26, 2014
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## Area and volume

The area A and the volume V of a truncated cube of edge length are:

Aychik  May 25, 2014
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What is a truncated cube?  Is that a proper term?

Melody  May 25, 2014
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A truncated cube is one with the corners lopped off.

Alan  May 25, 2014
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How much of the corners?

Melody  May 25, 2014
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Have a look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truncated_cube for the details.

Alan  May 25, 2014
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Thank you Alan.  I was just being lazy!

Is that first answer correct?  I'll tick it if it is.

Melody  May 25, 2014
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The first answer is correct (copied directly from Wikipedia by the looks of it).

Alan  May 25, 2014
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Thank you Alan.

Melody  May 25, 2014
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that is really interesting.

Here is a truncated cube

It has 14 faces.  6 regular octogons and  8 equilateral triangles.

I LIKE IT!!!

Melody  May 26, 2014