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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truncated_icosahedron

In geometry, the truncated icosahedron is an Archimedean solid, one of 13 convex isogonal ... This geometry is associated with footballs (soccer balls) typically patterned with white hexagons and black pentagons. Geodesic domes such as ...

www.sciencenews.org/article/bending-soccer-ball

Jul 4, 2006 ... Mathematics suggests a variety of alternative designs for soccer balls.

mathworld.wolfram.com/TruncatedIcosahedron.html

It is the shape used in the construction of soccer balls, and it was also the configuration of the ... Chung, F. and Sternberg, S. "Mathematics and the Buckyball.

webmaths.wordpress.com/2009/03/14/soccerball-maths

Mar 14, 2009 ... A Maths teacher recently asked me: "What shapes make up a soccer ball?". The traditional design of a soccer ball is based on a solid figure ...

www.hoist-point.com/soccerball.htm

The classic soccer ball is made of the collection of leather pieces of 12 ... draw the ball, but knowing where exactly the points that define the pentagons (and the  ...

mathforum.org/library/drmath/view/55049.html

I'm looking for ideas for a geometry and soccer bulletin board.

cs.brown.edu/courses/csci1950-h/soccerball_topology.pdf

The word has two completely different mathematical meanings.) Examined from the perspec- tive of graph theory, the standard soccer ball has three important ...

archive.bridgesmathart.org/2015/bridges2015-151.pdf

originally British) term 'soccer'. Figure 1: Iconic panel ... This paper also aims to promote soccer balls as mathematical objects for study. Just as the classic.

www.forbes.com/sites/kevinknudson/2015/07/23/the-mathematics-of-buckyballs

Jul 23, 2015 ... I write about mathematics and its applications Opinions expressed by Forbes ... from pentagons and hexagons to eliminate the E term in the formula for χ. ... So for the buckyball C60, which has the shape of a soccer ball, there ...