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The Great Pyramid / Exploring the Solar System

posted Nov 19, 2012, 1:57 PM by Michael Dreyfus-Pai   [ updated Nov 19, 2012, 1:57 PM ]

Modeling the Great Pyramid in Sketchup

  1. Look up the dimensions of the Great Pyramid (Kufu's Pyramid) at Giza: length, width, and height.
  2. Draw a rectangle the exact size of the base
  3. Draw two diagonal lines across the rectangle.
  4. Use the MOVE tool to pull up the point at the intersection to the correct height.
  5. Download an image of the great Pyramid from Google maps and check the size of your pyramid.

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