Mathematical Model – Complete Tetrahedron Illustrating Desargues’ Theorem

Coxeter Collection · Mathematics · Unidentified

Accession Number: 2016.mat.41

Instrument Name:

Mathematical Model – Complete Tetrahedron Illustrating Desargues’ Theorem

Description:

A schematic model of a complete tetrahedron illustrating Desargues’ theorem. The model is constructed of plain cardboard with markings made by pen. The model consists of two pieces.

Primary Materials: Cardboard

Markings:

The model is inscribed with ruled lines and figures illustrating the proof.

Dimensions (cm): Length =29, Height = 20, Width = 17.

Function: Pedagogical mathematical model.

Condition:

Excellent: The cardboard has yellowed slightly with age.

Manufacturer: Unknown

Donated to UTSIC: No