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# 5-cell

In geometry, the 5-cell is a four-dimensional object bounded by 5 tetrahedral cells. 

67 relations: Apex (geometry), Boerdijk–Coxeter helix, Cantellated 5-cubes, Cantellated 5-simplexes, Cartesian coordinate system, Configuration (polytope), Convex polytope, Coxeter element, Coxeter group, Coxeter–Dynkin diagram, Dihedral angle, Dual polyhedron, Facet (geometry), Four-dimensional space, Geometry, Golden ratio, Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter, Hexagonal tiling honeycomb, Hyperplane, Isogonal figure, Isohedral figure, Isotoxal figure, John Horton Conway, Norman Johnson (mathematician), Order-6 tetrahedral honeycomb, Pentagon, Pentagram, Platonic solid, Polyhedral combinatorics, Pyramid (geometry), Rectified 5-cell, Rectified 5-cubes, Regular 4-polytope, Regular Polytopes (book), Runcinated 5-cubes, Runcinated 5-orthoplexes, Runcinated 5-simplexes, Schläfli symbol, Schlegel diagram, Simplex, Stereographic projection, Stericated 5-cubes, Stericated 5-simplexes, Tesseract, Tetrahedron, Thorold Gosset, Triangle, Triangular bipyramid, Triangular prism, Triangular tiling, ... Expand index (17 more) »

## Apex (geometry)

In geometry, an apex (Latin for 'summit, peak, tip, top, extreme end') is the vertex which is in some sense the "highest" of the figure to which it belongs.

## Boerdijk–Coxeter helix

The Boerdijk–Coxeter helix, named after H. S. M. Coxeter and A. H. Boerdijk, is a linear stacking of regular tetrahedra, arranged so that the edges of the complex that belong to only one tetrahedron form three intertwined helices.

## Cantellated 5-cubes

In six-dimensional geometry, a cantellated 5-cube is a convex uniform 5-polytope, being a cantellation of the regular 5-cube.

## Cantellated 5-simplexes

In five-dimensional geometry, a cantellated 5-simplex is a convex uniform 5-polytope, being a cantellation of the regular 5-simplex.

## Cartesian coordinate system

A Cartesian coordinate system is a coordinate system that specifies each point uniquely in a plane by a pair of numerical coordinates, which are the signed distances to the point from two fixed perpendicular directed lines, measured in the same unit of length.

## Configuration (polytope)

In geometry, H. S. M. Coxeter called a regular polytope a special kind of configuration.

## Convex polytope

A convex polytope is a special case of a polytope, having the additional property that it is also a convex set of points in the n-dimensional space Rn.

## Coxeter element

In mathematics, the Coxeter number h is the order of a Coxeter element of an irreducible Coxeter group.

## Coxeter group

In mathematics, a Coxeter group, named after H. S. M. Coxeter, is an abstract group that admits a formal description in terms of reflections (or kaleidoscopic mirrors).

## Coxeter–Dynkin diagram

In geometry, a Coxeter–Dynkin diagram (or Coxeter diagram, Coxeter graph) is a graph with numerically labeled edges (called branches) representing the spatial relations between a collection of mirrors (or reflecting hyperplanes).

## Dihedral angle

A dihedral angle is the angle between two intersecting planes.

## Dual polyhedron

In geometry, any polyhedron is associated with a second dual figure, where the vertices of one correspond to the faces of the other and the edges between pairs of vertices of one correspond to the edges between pairs of faces of the other.

## Facet (geometry)

In geometry, a facet is a feature of a polyhedron, polytope, or related geometric structure, generally of dimension one less than the structure itself.

## Four-dimensional space

A four-dimensional space or 4D space is a mathematical extension of the concept of three-dimensional or 3D space.

## Geometry

Geometry (from the γεωμετρία; geo- "earth", -metron "measurement") is a branch of mathematics concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space.

## Golden ratio

In mathematics, two quantities are in the golden ratio if their ratio is the same as the ratio of their sum to the larger of the two quantities.

## Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter

Harold Scott MacDonald "Donald" Coxeter, FRS, FRSC, (February 9, 1907 &ndash; March 31, 2003) was a British-born Canadian geometer.

## Hexagonal tiling honeycomb

In the field of hyperbolic geometry, the hexagonal tiling honeycomb arises one of 11 regular paracompact honeycombs in 3-dimensional hyperbolic space.

## Hyperplane

In geometry, a hyperplane is a subspace whose dimension is one less than that of its ambient space.

## Isogonal figure

In geometry, a polytope (a polygon, polyhedron or tiling, for example) is isogonal or vertex-transitive if all its vertices are equivalent under the symmetries of the figure.

## Isohedral figure

In geometry, a polytope of dimension 3 (a polyhedron) or higher is isohedral or face-transitive when all its faces are the same.

## Isotoxal figure

In geometry, a polytope (for example, a polygon or a polyhedron), or a tiling, is isotoxal or edge-transitive if its symmetries act transitively on its edges.

## John Horton Conway

John Horton Conway FRS (born 26 December 1937) is an English mathematician active in the theory of finite groups, knot theory, number theory, combinatorial game theory and coding theory.

## Norman Johnson (mathematician)

Norman Woodason Johnson (November 12, 1930 – July 13, 2017) was a mathematician, previously at Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts.

## Order-6 tetrahedral honeycomb

In the geometry of hyperbolic 3-space, the order-6 tetrahedral honeycomb is a paracompact regular space-filling tessellation (or honeycomb).

## Pentagon

In geometry, a pentagon (from the Greek πέντε pente and γωνία gonia, meaning five and angle) is any five-sided polygon or 5-gon.

## Pentagram

A pentagram (sometimes known as a pentalpha or pentangle or a star pentagon) is the shape of a five-pointed star drawn with five straight strokes.

## Platonic solid

In three-dimensional space, a Platonic solid is a regular, convex polyhedron.

## Polyhedral combinatorics

Polyhedral combinatorics is a branch of mathematics, within combinatorics and discrete geometry, that studies the problems of counting and describing the faces of convex polyhedra and higher-dimensional convex polytopes.

## Pyramid (geometry)

In geometry, a pyramid is a polyhedron formed by connecting a polygonal base and a point, called the apex.

## Rectified 5-cell

In four-dimensional geometry, the rectified 5-cell is a uniform 4-polytope composed of 5 regular tetrahedral and 5 regular octahedral cells.

## Rectified 5-cubes

In five-dimensional geometry, a rectified 5-cube is a convex uniform 5-polytope, being a rectification of the regular 5-cube.

## Regular 4-polytope

In mathematics, a regular 4-polytope is a regular four-dimensional polytope.

## Regular Polytopes (book)

Regular Polytopes is a mathematical geometry book written by Canadian mathematician Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter.

## Runcinated 5-cubes

In five-dimensional geometry, a runcinated 5-cube is a convex uniform 5-polytope that is a runcination (a 3rd order truncation) of the regular 5-cube.

## Runcinated 5-orthoplexes

In five-dimensional geometry, a runcinated 5-orthoplex is a convex uniform 5-polytope with 3rd order truncation (runcination) of the regular 5-orthoplex.

## Runcinated 5-simplexes

In six-dimensional geometry, a runcinated 5-simplex is a convex uniform 5-polytope with 3rd order truncations (Runcination) of the regular 5-simplex.

## Schläfli symbol

In geometry, the Schläfli symbol is a notation of the form that defines regular polytopes and tessellations.

## Schlegel diagram

In geometry, a Schlegel diagram is a projection of a polytope from R^d into R^ through a point beyond one of its facets or faces.

## Simplex

In geometry, a simplex (plural: simplexes or simplices) is a generalization of the notion of a triangle or tetrahedron to arbitrary dimensions.

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## Stereographic projection

In geometry, the stereographic projection is a particular mapping (function) that projects a sphere onto a plane.

## Stericated 5-cubes

In five-dimensional geometry, a stericated 5-cube is a convex uniform 5-polytope with fourth-order truncations (sterication) of the regular 5-cube.

## Stericated 5-simplexes

In five-dimensional geometry, a stericated 5-simplex is a convex uniform 5-polytope with fourth-order truncations (sterication) of the regular 5-simplex.

## Tesseract

In geometry, the tesseract is the four-dimensional analogue of the cube; the tesseract is to the cube as the cube is to the square.

## Tetrahedron

In geometry, a tetrahedron (plural: tetrahedra or tetrahedrons), also known as a triangular pyramid, is a polyhedron composed of four triangular faces, six straight edges, and four vertex corners.

## Thorold Gosset

John Herbert de Paz Thorold Gosset (16 October 1869 &ndash; December 1962) was an English lawyer and an amateur mathematician.

## Triangle

A triangle is a polygon with three edges and three vertices.

## Triangular bipyramid

In geometry, the triangular bipyramid (or dipyramid) is a type of hexahedron, being the first in the infinite set of face-transitive bipyramids.

## Triangular prism

In geometry, a triangular prism is a three-sided prism; it is a polyhedron made of a triangular base, a translated copy, and 3 faces joining corresponding sides.

## Triangular tiling

In geometry, the triangular tiling or triangular tessellation is one of the three regular tilings of the Euclidean plane.

## Truncated 24-cell honeycomb

In four-dimensional Euclidean geometry, the truncated 24-cell honeycomb is a uniform space-filling honeycomb.

## Truncated 5-cell

In geometry, a truncated 5-cell is a uniform 4-polytope (4-dimensional uniform polytope) formed as the truncation of the regular 5-cell.

## Truncated 5-cubes

In five-dimensional geometry, a truncated 5-cube is a convex uniform 5-polytope, being a truncation of the regular 5-cube.

## Truncated 5-simplexes

In five-dimensional geometry, a truncated 5-simplex is a convex uniform 5-polytope, being a truncation of the regular 5-simplex.

## Uniform 4-polytope

In geometry, a uniform 4-polytope (or uniform polychoron) is a 4-polytope which is vertex-transitive and whose cells are uniform polyhedra, and faces are regular polygons.

## Uniform 5-polytope

In geometry, a uniform 5-polytope is a five-dimensional uniform polytope.

## Uniform polytope

A uniform polytope of dimension three or higher is a vertex-transitive polytope bounded by uniform facets.

## Vertex figure

In geometry, a vertex figure, broadly speaking, is the figure exposed when a corner of a polyhedron or polytope is sliced off.

## 120-cell

In geometry, the 120-cell is the convex regular 4-polytope with Schläfli symbol.

## 16-cell

In four-dimensional geometry, a 16-cell is a regular convex 4-polytope.

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## 3-sphere

In mathematics, a 3-sphere, or glome, is a higher-dimensional analogue of a sphere.

## 5-cell

In geometry, the 5-cell is a four-dimensional object bounded by 5 tetrahedral cells.

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## 5-cell honeycomb

In four-dimensional Euclidean geometry, the 4-simplex honeycomb, 5-cell honeycomb or pentachoric-dispentachoric honeycomb is a space-filling tessellation honeycomb.

## 5-cube

In five-dimensional geometry, a 5-cube is a name for a five-dimensional hypercube with 32 vertices, 80 edges, 80 square faces, 40 cubic cells, and 10 tesseract 4-faces.

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## 5-orthoplex

In five-dimensional geometry, a 5-orthoplex, or 5-cross polytope, is a five-dimensional polytope with 10 vertices, 40 edges, 80 triangle faces, 80 tetrahedron cells, 32 5-cell 4-faces.

## 5-simplex

In five-dimensional geometry, a 5-simplex is a self-dual regular 5-polytope.

## 600-cell

In geometry, the 600-cell is the convex regular 4-polytope (four-dimensional analogue of a Platonic solid) with Schläfli symbol.

## References

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