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On a soccer ball there are 12 pentagons and any practical number of hexagons that can make the soccer ball look spherical.

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Q: How many pentagons are on a soccer ball?
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Why do soccer ball have polygons?

They have hexagons and pentagons on it.

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How many seams are there in a soccer ball with 12 pentagons?

It is the total number of edges divided by 2. This is because a seam connects to edges. There are a total of 32 shapes on a soccer ball with 12 pentagons. There are 12 pentagons and 20 hexagons. Here are the calculations: (12*5/2)+(20*6/2)=180/2=90 So there are 90 seams on a soccer ball with 12 pentagons.

What does a soccer ball looks like?

It is a sphere shape with pentagons marked on it.

How many learther panel does a soccer ball have?

It has 20 pentagons and 12 hexagons so it has a total of 32 leather panels

Why is a soccer ball not a regular polyhedron?

anything goes * * * * * Its faces are a mixture of pentagons and hexagons.

How many pentagons and hexagons does a soccer ball have?

It need not have any. Like tennis balls, they can be made up of non-polygonal shapes.

What geometric shape are the black parts of a traditional soccer ball?

Pentagons are black, hexagons are white.

How many sides does a soccer ball have?

32 sides 12 pentagons 20 hexagons

What is the name of a 3d pentagon soccer ball?

A regular 3-d figure formed from pentagons is a dodecahedron (12 faces). However, a soccer ball is not a 3-d shape formed from only regular pentagon. Instead it comprises 12 regular pentagons (usually black) and 20 regular hexagons (white).

Can a regular octagon be tessellated?

no it cant be unless you use pentagons and octagons like on a soccer ball * * * * * That is an unbelievably rubbish answer! Tessellation - unless otherwise specified - refers to covering a 2-d surface, not the surface of a sphere. Normal soccer balls do not have pentagons and octagons but pentagons and hexagons.

How many faces does football have?

32 12 regular pentagons and 20 regular hexagons. the solid structure is called truncated icosahedron. the rotational group of a soccer ball is isomorphic to A5..