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Problems with some Graphics`Polyhedra` functions

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  • Subject: [mg58311] Problems with some Graphics`Polyhedra` functions
  • From: Mark Normand <mnormand at foodsci.umass.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 00:30:46 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: UMass Dept. of Food Science
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

The attached notebook demonstrates three problems I have encountered using some 
functions in the Graphics`Polyhedra` Mathematica package.  Any suggestions will 
be appreciated.  Thank you.
-- 
Mark Normand
UMass. Dept. of Food Science
mnormand at foodsci.umass.edu

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1) Why do the Vertices and Faces functions return results for \
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