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Do the pentagons and the hexagons on its surface help the soccer ball do anything?


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2011-05-12 23:13:11
2011-05-12 23:13:11

Yes, in theory: the number of panels a ball has determines the movement and spin a player can create due to reduced drag from less edges and vertices. The size and weight of an official ball must comply with FIFA guidelines. The current World Cup match ball (adidas' Jabulani) has 8 panels, none of which are hexagons or pentagons. The materials used are also in constant evolution: the Jabulani is not made of traditional leather, but of textured ethylene-vynil acetate (EVA).

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A soccer ball has 12 pentagons and 20 hexagons, not 20 pentagons and 12 hexagons.

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On an official soccer ball you will find 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons. There are 60 points in which the corners of the hexagons and the hexagons connect, and the hexagons and the pentagons connect. The 20 hexagons are white, while the 12 pentagons are white.

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On an official soccer ball you will find 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons. There are 60 points in which the corners of the hexagons and the hexagons connect, and the hexagons and the pentagons connect. The 20 hexagons are white, while the 12 pentagons are white.

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Soccer balls have different patterns, but if you have both regular pentagons and regular hexagons it must have 12 pentagons and 20 hexagons.

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


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