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A short proof of Euler's relation for convex polytopes*

  Published:1997-12-01
 Printed: Dec 1997
  • Jim Lawrence
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Abstract

The purposen of this paper is to present a short, self-contained proof of Euler's relation. The ingredients of this proof are (i) the principle of inclusion and exclusion of combinatorics and (ii) the Euler characteristic; a development of the Euler characteristic is included.
MSC Classifications: 52A25 show english descriptions unknown classification 52A25 52A25 - unknown classification 52A25
 

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