Dissection of Three Prisms

Izidor Hafner
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana
Trzaska 25, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
e-mail: izidor.hafner@fe.uni-lj.si

A prism with rhombic base is cut by two planes. From the four obtained parts we could assemble three different prisms. The construction uses the idea of Carpitella [2, pg. 244]. See also [1, pg. 126]. Click on a picture to invoke the animation [3].

Dihedral symmetry

To make the models use the nets:



[1] P. R. Cromwell, Polyhedra, Cambridge University Press 1997.
[2] Martin Kraus' Live3D applet