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What is the strongest geometric figure?



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That depends on how you measure it. In 3 dimensions the sphere, dome and ellipsoid (submarine shape or egg shape) can withstand very high external pressure. In 2 dimensions a star shaped fortress is the most difficult to attack. The "strongest geometry" depends on the application.

dr mike


I was always told from a construction standpoint that the triangle is the strongest geometrical figure. If you notice, most bridges are made with "connected" triangles. Look at the structure of a bridge the next time you cross a big river.

cdmurphy



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