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# How do you find the area of an icosahedron?

Updated: 12/16/2022

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You would need to divide it into triangles, find the area of each triangle and sum these areas together.

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### How do I find the lateral area of an Icosahedron and does it have parallel faces?

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### What is the TOTAL surface area of an icosahedron?

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### How many verices does icosahedron have?

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