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Shortest distance (Posted on 2003-12-10) Difficulty: 3 of 5
What is the shortest distance between two opposite points (two vertices separated by 2R) in the surface of a regular icosahedron? The regular icosahedron's edges are 1ft in length.

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Solution Problem Solution Comment 16 of 16 |
The required shortest distance is 1*sqrt(7) = 2.645751 feet(appr0x.)
  Posted by K Sengupta on 2007-05-04 12:32:55
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