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A New Solid (Posted on 2004-10-05) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A regular tetrahedron has four equilateral triangles as faces. A regular square pyramid has four equilateral triangles and a square as faces. The faces of the tetrahedron are congruent to the triangular faces of the square pyramid.

A new polyhedron is created by gluing the tetrahedron and the square pyramid together at a triangular face so that the vertices of the triangles coincide. How many faces does this polyhedron have?

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Answer Comment 19 of 19 |
The new polyhedron has a total of five faces. 
  Posted by K Sengupta on 2008-11-25 00:06:01
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