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October 24th, 2016, 06:20 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: May 2015 From: Arlington, VA Posts: 240 Thanks: 23 Math Focus: Number theory  Projecting convex polyhedra onto 2d
Can the edges and vertices of any convex polyhedron be projected without overlap onto two dimensions?

October 26th, 2016, 10:53 PM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: May 2015 From: Arlington, VA Posts: 240 Thanks: 23 Math Focus: Number theory 
They can be projected onto a surrounding sphere (surface). Can convex polyhedra be projected onto any internal point or surface without overlap of edges or vertices? All of this seems like Gaussian surfaces to me. A cube can be a Gaussian surface, why not any convex polyhedron? 
January 24th, 2017, 01:13 AM  #3 
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How about if the [complex] polyhedron is embedded in a topological space?


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