An octahedron is a shape that is made up of eight triangular pieces. It's often used to represent the eight directions that are important in geometry.

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      The cube is dual to the octahedron.

    • 2

      The octahedron is the dual polyhedron to the cube.

    • 3

      It's the same thing with the octahedron.

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      Compound of cube and octahedron.

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      Its dual is the truncated octahedron.

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      A polyhedron with eight faces is an octahedron.

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      The octahedron is also a 'rectified tetrahedron'.

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      The octahedron is also a rectified tetrahedron .

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      It suffices to state that the cube is the dual of the octahedron.

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      The cuboctahedron is a rectified cube and also a rectified octahedron.