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How many hexagons and pentagons are used to make a soccer ball?

Updated: 10/20/2022

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An official soccer ball with hexagons and pentagons used as the pattern to cover it's internal rubber bladder consists of 32 panels. (There are other patterns available.)

The 32 panel pattern is as follows:

• each pentagon is surrounded by five hexagons
• three pentagons touch each hexagon, each pentagon is separated by one of the sides of the hexagon
• the lengths of the sides of the hexagons and pentagons are the same

This being said, on an official soccer ball there are 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons.

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