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{{Geomag-construction|PageTitle=Cuboctahedron|Title=Cuboctahedron|Filename=Cuboctahedron.jpg|Caption=The cuboctahedron using red and yellow rods highlighting the 4 [[Wikipedia:Hexagon|hexagons]].|Type=[[Archimedean Solids|Archimedean solid]]|Triangles=8||Squares=6||Rods=24|Balls=12|Author=[[User:Amafirlian|Amafirlian]] 9 February 2007}}
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[[Archimedean Solids|Archimedean solid]] containing 2 triangles and 2 squares in alternating sequence around each vertex ('''(3.4)<sup>2</sup>''').
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|bgcolor=#ffffff align=center colspan=2|[[Image:Cuboctahedron.jpg|400px]]<BR>''The cuboctahedron using red and yellow rods highlighting the 4 [[Wikipedia:Hexagon|hexagons]].''
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|bgcolor=#e7dcc3|Type||[[Archimedean Solids|Archimedian solid]]
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|bgcolor=#e7dcc3|Faces||8 {3}, 6 {4}
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|bgcolor=#e7dcc3|Edges||24
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|bgcolor=#e7dcc3|Vertices||12
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The cuboctahedron is the only uniform polyhedron where the side length is equal to the circumradius. As such, it can optionally be constructed with a sphere in the center and 12 rods connecting it to each vertex.
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[[Archimedean Solids|Archimedian solid]] containing 2 triangles and 2 squares in alternating sequence around each vertex ('''3-4-3-4''').
   
   
== Building Instructions ==
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== Building instructions ==
   
* Keep the spheres magnetically neutral by [[Balanced polarity|balancing the polarities around each vertex]] for maximum strength.
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* Keep the balls magnetically neutral by [[Balanced polarity|balancing the polarities around each vertex]] for maximum strength.
   
 
== Related Links ==
 
== Related Links ==
   
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* [[:media:alt_cuboctahedron.jpg|Amafirlian Cuboctahedron]]
 
* [[wikipedia:Cuboctahedron]]
 
* [[wikipedia:Cuboctahedron]]
* [http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Cuboctahedron.html Mathworld]
 
* [[Amafirlian Cuboctahedron]]
 
 
== Additional Pictures ==
 
 
[[File:IMG_3068.jpg|thumb|left|500px|Cuboctaedro]]
 
[[Category:Polyhedron]]
 
[[Category:Archimedean Solid]]
 
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