# 9-simplex

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Regular decayotton
(9-simplex)

Orthogonal projection
inside Petrie polygon
TypeRegular 9-polytope
Family simplex
Schläfli symbol {3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3}
Coxeter-Dynkin diagram
8-faces10 8-simplex
7-faces45 7-simplex
6-faces120 6-simplex
5-faces210 5-simplex
4-faces252 5-cell
Cells210 tetrahedron
Faces120 triangle
Edges45
Vertices10
Vertex figure 8-simplex
Petrie polygon decagon
Coxeter group A9 [3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3]
Dual Self-dual
Properties convex

In geometry, a 9-simplex is a self-dual regular 9-polytope. It has 10 vertices, 45 edges, 120 triangle faces, 210 tetrahedral cells, 252 5-cell 4-faces, 210 5-simplex 5-faces, 120 6-simplex 6-faces, 45 7-simplex 7-faces, and 10 8-simplex 8-faces. Its dihedral angle is cos−1(1/9), or approximately 83.62°.

## Contents

It can also be called a decayotton, or deca-9-tope, as a 10-facetted polytope in 9-dimensions.. The name decayotton is derived from deca for ten facets in Greek and yotta (a variation of "oct" for eight), having 8-dimensional facets, and -on.

## Coordinates

The Cartesian coordinates of the vertices of an origin-centered regular decayotton having edge length 2 are:

${\displaystyle \left({\sqrt {1/45}},\ 1/6,\ {\sqrt {1/28}},\ {\sqrt {1/21}},\ {\sqrt {1/15}},\ {\sqrt {1/10}},\ {\sqrt {1/6}},\ {\sqrt {1/3}},\ \pm 1\right)}$
${\displaystyle \left({\sqrt {1/45}},\ 1/6,\ {\sqrt {1/28}},\ {\sqrt {1/21}},\ {\sqrt {1/15}},\ {\sqrt {1/10}},\ {\sqrt {1/6}},\ -2{\sqrt {1/3}},\ 0\right)}$
${\displaystyle \left({\sqrt {1/45}},\ 1/6,\ {\sqrt {1/28}},\ {\sqrt {1/21}},\ {\sqrt {1/15}},\ {\sqrt {1/10}},\ -{\sqrt {3/2}},\ 0,\ 0\right)}$
${\displaystyle \left({\sqrt {1/45}},\ 1/6,\ {\sqrt {1/28}},\ {\sqrt {1/21}},\ {\sqrt {1/15}},\ -2{\sqrt {2/5}},\ 0,\ 0,\ 0\right)}$
${\displaystyle \left({\sqrt {1/45}},\ 1/6,\ {\sqrt {1/28}},\ {\sqrt {1/21}},\ -{\sqrt {5/3}},\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0\right)}$
${\displaystyle \left({\sqrt {1/45}},\ 1/6,\ {\sqrt {1/28}},\ -{\sqrt {12/7}},\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0\right)}$
${\displaystyle \left({\sqrt {1/45}},\ 1/6,\ -{\sqrt {7/4}},\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0\right)}$
${\displaystyle \left({\sqrt {1/45}},\ -4/3,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0\right)}$
${\displaystyle \left(-3{\sqrt {1/5}},\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0,\ 0\right)}$

More simply, the vertices of the 9-simplex can be positioned in 10-space as permutations of (0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1). This construction is based on facets of the 10-orthoplex.

## Images

orthographic projections
Ak Coxeter plane A9A8A7A6
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Dihedral symmetry [10][9][8][7]
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Dihedral symmetry[6][5][4][3]

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In geometry, a 10-simplex is a self-dual regular 10-polytope. It has 11 vertices, 55 edges, 165 triangle faces, 330 tetrahedral cells, 462 5-cell 4-faces, 462 5-simplex 5-faces, 330 6-simplex 6-faces, 165 7-simplex 7-faces, 55 8-simplex 8-faces, and 11 9-simplex 9-faces. Its dihedral angle is cos−1(1/10), or approximately 84.26°.

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In five-dimensional geometry, a rectified 5-simplex is a convex uniform 5-polytope, being a rectification of the regular 5-simplex.

In five-dimensional geometry, a stericated 5-simplex is a convex uniform 5-polytope with fourth-order truncations (sterication) of the regular 5-simplex.

In five-dimensional geometry, a truncated 5-simplex is a convex uniform 5-polytope, being a truncation of the regular 5-simplex.

In seven-dimensional geometry, a rectified 7-orthoplex is a convex uniform 7-polytope, being a rectification of the regular 7-orthoplex.

In eight-dimensional geometry, a rectified 8-orthoplex is a convex uniform 8-polytope, being a rectification of the regular 8-orthoplex.

In six-dimensional geometry, a rectified 6-orthoplex is a convex uniform 6-polytope, being a rectification of the regular 6-orthoplex.

In five-dimensional geometry, a truncated 5-cube is a convex uniform 5-polytope, being a truncation of the regular 5-cube.

In six-dimensional geometry, a truncated 6-cube is a convex uniform 6-polytope, being a truncation of the regular 6-cube.

In ten-dimensional geometry, a rectified 10-orthoplex is a convex uniform 10-polytope, being a rectification of the regular 10-orthoplex.

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