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Visit this site: http://www.neubert.net/PLASpher.html

Author:Karl-Dietrich Neubert
Description: A systematic approach to generating the Platonic bodies, using Java applets. A major aspect is the inclusion of Descartes' concept of angular deficit as a measure of curvature. An extension of Platonic bodies to Platonic spheres.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Higher-Dimensional Geometry

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