# For Pi Day: Volume=3.141 -- The Canonical Tetragonal Antiwedge Hexahedron

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 The weirdest of the seven hexahedra, the tetragonal antiwedge, is a self-dual polyhedron that has a volume of 3.141 in its canonical form. Here it is shown with its dual. Here's code for it. verts={ {Root[-1+14 #1^2+25 #1^4-8 #1^6+#1^8&,1],1,Root[-1-14 #1^2+25 #1^4+8 #1^6+#1^8&,2]}, {Root[-1+14 #1^2+25 #1^4-8 #1^6+#1^8&,2],1,-Root[-1-14 #1^2+25 #1^4+8 #1^6+#1^8&,2]}, {-Root[-1+10 #1^2-31 #1^4+80 #1^6+#1^8&,2],-Root[1-8 #1-2 #1^2-8 #1^3+#1^4&,1],-Root[-1+6 #1^2-15 #1^4+8 #1^6+#1^8&,2]}, {Root[-1+10 #1^2-31 #1^4+80 #1^6+#1^8&,2],-Root[1-8 #1-2 #1^2-8 #1^3+#1^4&,1],Root[-1+6 #1^2-15 #1^4+8 #1^6+#1^8&,2]}, {Root[-1-2 #1^2+5 #1^4-4 #1^6+#1^8&,1],-1,Root[-1+2 #1^2+5 #1^4+4 #1^6+#1^8&,2]}, {Root[-1-2 #1^2+5 #1^4-4 #1^6+#1^8&,2],-1,-Root[-1+2 #1^2+5 #1^4+4 #1^6+#1^8&,2]}}; dualverts = {-1,-1,1}#&/@verts; faces={{1,2,6,4},{1,5,3,2},{1,4,5},{2,3,6},{3,5,6},{4,6,5}}; Graphics3D[{Opacity[.6],EdgeForm[{Black, Thick}], Polygon[verts[[#]]]&/@faces,Polygon[dualverts[[#]]]&/@faces, Table[Style[Text[n,verts[[n]]],20],{n,1,6}],Red,Table[Style[Text[n,dualverts[[n]]],20],{n,1,6}]}, ImageSize-> {600,400}, ViewAngle-> Pi/12,ViewPoint-> {0,0,3},Boxed-> False, SphericalRegion-> True] Volume[ConvexHullMesh[verts]] 3.141058533942126` In the canonical form, all faces are planar and all edges are tangent to the unit sphere. Combined with the dual, all edges are perpendicular with an intersection at distance 1 from the origin. Answer - Congratulations! This post is now a Staff Pick as distinguished by a badge on your profile! Thank you, keep it coming! Answer