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 bl...

www.reference.com/sports-active-lifestyle/numbers-hexagons-pentagons-official-soccer-ball-6bdef0478e924123

An official soccer ball typically consists of 20 white hexagons and 12 black
pentagons tightly stitched together for a puzzle-like fit. Manufacturers began
using ...

bedtimemath.org/fun-math-soccer-ball/

Oct 19, 2014 ... Have you ever wondered how many shapes a soccer ball has on it? It has 12
pentagons and 20 hexagons, and no pentagons touch each ...

math.stackexchange.com/questions/18340/why-are-there-12-pentagons-and-20-hexagons-on-a-soccer-ball

Jan 20, 2011 ... Is this special, or are there an arbitrary number of assorted n-gons sets that may
be .... (One of these, the buckyball, looks just like a soccer ball.) ...

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

... about soccer balls, the number of possible designs quickly multiplies ... An
official soccer ball, to be approved by ... pentagons and hexagons a soccer ball is
.

www.numberof.net/number-of-hexagons-and-pentagons-on-a-soccer-ball/

Apr 16, 2010 ... There are 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons that total 32 panels on an official size
soccer ball. The black pentagons are surrounded by the white ...

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

Feature. Animals give clues to the origins of human number crunching .... The
official soccer ball for the 2006 World Cup is made from 14 curved panels. ... The
result is a new soccer ball with twice as many pentagons and hexagons as
before.

soccer-balls.org/

The rules say that the soccer ball should be an air-filled sphere with a ... the
manufacturers decided to make the black pentagon/white hexagon design, in
order to ... League, they put the European stars on the official Adidas Finale
soccer ball.

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Are there a fixed number of these pentagons & hexagons? .... An official soccer
ball must be a sphere with a circumference obetween 68 and ...

www.wikihow.com/Draw-a-Soccer-Ball

The traditional soccer ball is made from two flat shapes, pentagons and
hexagons. A pentagon, of course, is a five sided polygon, while a hexagon. ...
Avoid drawing the shapes too small; they should take up a good amount of space
on the ball ...