Pronunciation: /ˌɒk təˈhi drən/ ?
A geometric net is a 2-dimensional drawing that can be cut and folded into a polyhedron.
Table 1 has links to printable nets that you can make into octahedra.
- Stöcker, K.H.. The Elements of Constructive Geometry, Inductively Presented, pp 48-49. Translated by Noetling, William A.M, C.E.. Silver, Burdett & Company, 1897. (Accessed: 2009-12-31). http://www.archive.org/stream/elementsofconstr00noetrich#page/48/mode/1up.
- octahedron. http://wordnet.princeton.edu/. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08). http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=octahedron&sub=Search+WordNet&o2=&o0=1&o7=&o5=&o1=1&o6=&o4=&o3=&h=.
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Octahedron. 2009-12-31. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/o/octahedron.html.
2009-12-31: Added "References" (McAdams, David.
2009-12-21: Added "References" (McAdams, David.
2009-03-11: Added 'congruent' to the definition of a regular octahedron (McAdams, David.
2008-10-08: Initial version (McAdams, David.