1980 AHSME Problems/Problem 16

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Problem

Four of the eight vertices of a cube are the vertices of a regular tetrahedron. Find the ratio of the surface area of the cube to the surface area of the tetrahedron.

$\text{(A)} \ \sqrt 2 \qquad \text{(B)} \ \sqrt 3 \qquad \text{(C)} \ \sqrt{\frac{3}{2}} \qquad \text{(D)} \ \frac{2}{\sqrt{3}} \qquad \text{(E)} \ 2$


Solution

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See also

1980 AHSME (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
Preceded by
Problem 15
Followed by
Problem 17
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