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Platonic Solids

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Author:Buckley; Metropolitan School District of Pike Township, Indianapolis, IN
Description: A demonstration of the construction of the five Platonic Solids from Book 13 of Euclid's Elements. Contents include: Prop 13 - pyramid; Prop 14 - octahedron; Prop 15 - cube; Prop 16 - icosahedron; Prop 17- dodecahedron; and a Glossary Of Terms.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Dictionaries, Glossaries, Thesauri, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Polyhedra, Constructions

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