The tower’s primary shape is essentially an elongated tetrahedron. The reason tetrahedron was chosen was that it was the shape that had the least amount of sides in a Euclidean solid and should require the lowest amount of resources to build. The tower was divided into ten subsections and is 95 inches tall. the layers were shaped like triangular prisms with spaghetti pieces making up the sides and marshmallows used at each of the vertices. The bottom layer has two pieces of spaghetti on each side that cross over each other and connect to the marshmallows in the corner of each of the sides. This results in a cross beam structure on each of the sides of the lowest layer. This was done so the lowest layer should be the stronger and better-suited to hold the eight lighter layers that will be placed on top of it. Layers two through seven are made of the same triangular prism shape as the lowest layer but only have one diagonal piece on each side of them. This causes the tower to curve in order to accommodate stress. Layer eight is a simple tetrahedron where three pieces of spaghetti are connected to two marshmallows to form the small triangular face of the top of the tower. The last two layers form a spire where for layer nine a piece of spaghetti has two marshmallows on each end. For layer ten one single piece of spaghetti is connected to the two marshmallows at the top of layer nine to complete the spire at the top of the tower.
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