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Mathematical Model – Complete Tetrahedron Illustrating Desargues’ Theorem

Coxeter · Mathematics

A schematic model of a complete tetrahedron illustrating Desargues’ theorem. The model is constructed of plain cardboard with markings made by pen. The model consists of two pieces.

Accession Number: 2016.mat.41

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Primary Materials: Cardboard


The model is inscribed with ruled lines and figures illustrating the proof.

Dimensions (cm): Length =29, Height = 20, Width = 17.

Function: Pedagogical mathematical model.


Excellent: The cardboard has yellowed slightly with age.

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Manufacturer: Unknown

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