A fun zometool project with decagons

Earlier in the week I saw a really neat twitter thread that had this post:

At the time I thought it would be really fun to see if we could make these shapes with our Zometool set. We tried it out this morning – and success!

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After we finished building them, I had my younger son talk about the shapes. Here’s the discussion of the first three:

And here’s the description of the next 4:

I’m always super happy when shapes I see on twitter can be made from our Zometool set!

We are going to try to make the shape corresponding to the projection of the 5 dimensional cube for tomorrow’s project. Should be really fun.


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