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Asked Feb 24, 2019
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What is the reason that the regular tetrahedron  and the cube do not have first stellations?

 

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Stellation is the process of extending a polyhedron to form another larger polyhedron. It extends the edges or face planes in a symmetrical way until they intersect to form a new figure with closed boundary.

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If stellation is applied to dodecahedron, the faces intersect to form stars and a star polyhedron is obtained.

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But in the case of a cube as the nonadjacent faces are parallel and t...

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