You may also like


We are given a regular icosahedron having three red vertices. Show that it has a vertex that has at least two red neighbours.

Platonic Planet

Glarsynost lives on a planet whose shape is that of a perfect regular dodecahedron. Can you describe the shortest journey she can make to ensure that she will see every part of the planet?

Three Cubes

Can you work out the dimensions of the three cubes?


Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Pyramid with vertices labelled
Slice the tetrahedron in two with a cut through the line $b$ and one of the equal edges. The perpendiculars are very important because of what you need to find the volume of a pyramid. You now have two identical pyramids like this:

Labelled half pyramid