Göttingen Collection of Mathematical Models and Instruments

Projection of the four-dimensional 5-cell

Model 349

Dr. Victor SchlegelB V 1-4


Projections of the regular four-dimensional 5-cell into three-dimensional space.


The 5-cell is a regular polytope in four-dimensional space. Its boundary consists of 10 tetrahedrons, and contains 10 triangles, 10 edges and 5 vertices.

Showcase of this model is Case number 20


Schilling, Martin(Hrg.): Catalog mathematischer Modelle, Leipzig(Verlag von Martin Schilling) 1911, 7.Auflage, No.284. p. 154.

Separataband M1 im Mathematischen Institut p. 259-272.