How many pentogonal and hexagonal panels are present in Buckminster fullerene?

Asked by  | 23rd Feb, 2009, 09:32: AM

Expert Answer:

The structure of C60 is a truncated (T = 3) icosahedron, which resembles a soccer ball of the type made of twenty hexagons and twelve pentagons, with a carbon atom at the vertices of each polygon and a bond along each polygon edge

Answered by  | 25th Feb, 2009, 02:32: PM

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