Wire Geometric Model

Wire Geometric Model

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Description
This tan wire model consists of three wires and six small rectangles with Roman numerals on them. te wires meet at a rectangle in the bottom which is numbered: IV, The longest wire has two rectangles attached to it. One reads: I. The other reads: IV [superscript] 1. The second longest wire has rectangles attached to it that read II and III. The shortest wire has a rectangle that reads III.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
geometric model
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.5 cm x 5.8 cm x 15 cm; 31/32 in x 2 9/32 in x 5 29/32 in
ID Number
1985.0112.189
catalog number
1985.0112.189
accession number
1985.0112
Credit Line
Gift of Wesleyan University
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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