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On Solid Angles and the Volumes of Regular Polyhedra

by Jeffrey Nunemacher (Ohio Wesleyan University)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
February, 1999

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Several Variable Calculus | Multiple Integrals | Geometry and Topology | Solid Geometry
Applicable Course(s): 3.3 Mainstream Calculus III, IV

Solid angle technique applied to find volumes of regular polyhedra

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