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Triangle Texture (Posted on 2014-07-28) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Using only the vertices of a regular octahedron as the corners, how many equilateral triangles in total is it possible to make?

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I'm not very good at geometry puzzles, so I'm sure I'm missing something, but isn't it just 8?  Each of the faces of the octahedron is an equilateral triangle, and I don't see how to make any others.

 


  Posted by tomarken on 2014-07-28 10:15:07
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