Math students build massive 4D polytope model

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Join Waterloo’s Faculty of Mathematics on Friday, Jan. 25, as we build a larger-than-life 3D projection of a 4D polytope model

Part of an omnitruncated dodecaplex built with Zometools

This mathematical artifact, called an omnitruncated dodecaplex, will be built by student volunteers.

The “barn raising” of the omnitruncated dodecaplex is an opportunity for students to learn in a hands-on manner about geometry. Upon completion, the piece of art, which will weigh three kilograms and have a diameter of three metres, will proudly hang in the Mathematics 3 atrium.

Read more about the event here:

https://uwaterloo.ca/omnitruncated-dodecaplex/
Location: Math 3 Atrium, University of Waterloo
Date: Friday, January 25
Time: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

MEDIA CONTACT | Matthew Grant
226-929-7627 | @uwaterloonews | uwaterloo.ca/news

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