# What is the geometric name for the shape of a soccer ball?

The shape of a soccer ball is a sphere.

The stitching pattern of a traditional ball is that of a truncated icosahedron cocentric with the sphere with the pattern projected onto the sphere.

### What is the geometric name for a standard soccer ball?

The name for a solid shape made out of that specific arrangement of hexagons and pentagons is known as a 'truncated icosohedron'. Once fully inflated, a ball is typically spherical in shape. So the geometric name would be a sphere.

### What is the mathematical name for the shape of a soccer ball?

The soccer ball is round in three dimensions. It's a sphere. (The Laws of the Game actually specify a spherical ball.)

### What is the name of an eleven sided geometric shape?

The name of an eleven sided geometric shape is a Hendecagon or endecagon.

### What is the shape of a mailbox called?

There is no name but a cylinder is the nearest standard geometric shape.

### How did the soccer ball get its name?

A soccer ball got its name from England i am pretty sure.

### What is an oval shape with two points?

An ellipse? The shape described is not an exactly describable geometric shape, (), and as far as I know there is no name for it.

### What is a Ring shaped geometric figure?

The geometric name for the shape of a Hula Hoop or a smoke ring (which are hollow) is a torus. If the shape is solid, like a donut or a ring, it's called a toroid.

### What is the geometric name for the shape of the British 50 Pence coin?

The geometric term for the seven sided British 50 and 20 Pence is a "Heptagon".

### What are the Geometric shapes name which has 4 letter?

Kite - which is a quadrilateral having two pairs of adjacent sides equal in length. A cube is a geometric shape...

### 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).

### What Is The Special Name Of The Geometric Shape In Loops Used In Real Roller Coasters?

clothoid/ klothoid

### What is the shape that is round like a ball?

A Sphere is an the name for a shape of a 3D object that is like a ball or a globe. If the shape is 2D then it is a circle

### What is the name of the ball people who give the soccer players a ball when their ball goes out of the line?

Ballboys/Ballgirls Ballkids

### Did the geometric figure called a kite get its name from the shape kite?

Probably yes because its got the same shape so probably yes in fact I'm definite

### What is the name given for punctured football?

A punctured ball is usually called a "burst ball" in soccer parlance.

### The prefix used in a chemical name tells what?

the prefix can provide information towards the geometric shape of the chemical (how molecules are laid out).

### Why is soccer a noun not a verb?

Because it is the name of a thing (sport) it does not show an action or a state. We don't say: He soccered the ball, ( action - He kicked the ball) or: I soccer you, (state - I love you).

### What is the name of the Archimedean solid that the soccer ball represents?

Truncated Icosahedron

### Can you name two ways to use a icosahedron?

two ways to use it is to use it as a soccer ball and use it as a golf ball

### Why is the pyramid widest at the bottom?

Pyramid is the name given to that particular geometric shape. If the sides were all equal length it would be called a cube .

### How is soccer different than football?

It is the same game you see. There is no difference in any way shape or form. the only difference is in the name, soccer being the American name and football being the English name

### What is the name of a map of the earth in the shape of a ball?

The ball is a globe, which shows a map of all the landforms on earth.

### What is the name of the inventor of soccer?

Soccer is the name given to foot ball by the Americans it is a slang abbreviation for association football. foot ball is a game that has evolved over thousands of years so it would be very difficult to accredit any particular person with its invention.

### A hand ball in soccer results in what?

what happens is you get a free kick within the i forgot the name

### What is the geometric shape name for ring donut?

The surface of the doughnut is called a TOROID. The whole thing (the solid contained within a toroid) is called a TORUS.

### What invented rugby?

A young man by the name of William Webb Ellis attended a school called "Rugby school" located in England, 1823. His friends and him were playing a game very similar to "soccer." They would kick it around on the ground, but when the ball was in the air they could use their hands and play on with their hands until it would hit the floor again, then it was played as "soccer" again. They found… Read More

### What are the five different molecular geometries?

Molecular geometry is the name of the geometric shape used to describe the shape of a molecule. The five molecular geometries are linear, trigonal planar, bent, tetrahedral, trigonal pyramidal, and seesaw.

### Why do people call the game football football?

First of all, it is important to say that there are many games that use the name football. These include rugby, Australian Rules, Gaelic, Soccer, American and others. What they all have is a ball that is meant to be kicked, though some games put more emphasis on kicking the ball than others. Soccer most involves the foot and the ball and American involves the least contact between the foot and the ball. First of… Read More

### What was the name of the content basketball before it was called basketball?

The name of the content basketball before it was called basketball is Soccer ball

### What is the name of soccer player who kicked fastest kick?

Andrew Moffitt can kick a ball at 120mph.

### What is the name of a polygon that is hexahedron?

A polygon is a 2-dimensional shape whereas a hexahedron is 3-dimensional. Therefore a polygon that is a hexahedron could by called a geometric impossibility.

### What is a 60 sided shape called?

A buckyball, nickname for an allotrope of carbon properly known as a Buckminsterfullerene, consists of 60 carbon atoms linked together to form an almost spherical ball with 60 panels similar to those on a soccer ball. A polygon with 9 sides is called a nonagon or an enneagon. The name enneagon comes from Greek enneagonon.

### What is the mathematical name of a soccer ball?

To the best of my knowledge it would simply be described as a polygon. I believe the specific name is a truncated icosahedron.

### What is the name 3 dimensional geometric shape of a barrel or soda can?

Cylinder? That's only if the sides are perfectly straight. If it bulges in the middle, like a barrel, I don't know.

### How do you pronounce mitre the soccer ball brand name?

Pronounce as might-er with the emphasis on the first syllable

### What is the mathematical name of the shape of a rugby ball?

A rugby ball is, mathematically speaking, a "prolate spheroid" http://www.answers.com/topic/spheroid-1?cat=technology By the way, the mathematical name of the shape of a coffee grain is "Remb's surface" http://mathworld.wolfram.com/RembsSurface.html

### What is the scientific name for spherical bacteria?

coccus. plural is cocci. a sphere is a circular ball shape just like the shape of the coccus bacteria.