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CHORD FACTOR


This example of a geodesic sphere is the dual of the one below.

The dual of the sphere above.

A "chord" is a line segment lying on the surface of a circle or sphere. The chord factor of a dome indicates the number of times the "polyhedral face" is being subdivided when it is being projected onto the interior surface of the sphere. In this context, it is symbolized by "v."

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