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need help with surface polygons

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  • Subject: [mg7922] need help with surface polygons
  • From: ericf at uidaho.edu
  • Date: Mon, 21 Jul 1997 03:22:12 -0400
  • Organization: Altopia Corp. - Usenet Access - http://www.altopia.com
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I can't seem to figure out how to get the nifty polygons used on the
surface in the solving the quintic poster.

the best that i can seem to do is to rotate the rectangles 45 degrees
and reduce them by half, to get a partial see-thru object:

rot = Polygon[x_] :-> Polygon[1/2(x+RotateRight[x])]

but what i really want is the one used on the surfaces of the solving th
quintic poster.

sorry if this seems obvious, but I am new at this.

thanks,
eric

ericf at uidaho.edu


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