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Subject:  Platonic Solids Tool 
Author:  Jon 
Date:  Jul 29 2004 
be very useful in helping students arrive at Euler's Theorem in 3 space ( V E
+ F = 2 ). It also can be used to help students explore coloring questions such
as what is the minimum number of colors needed to color the faces such that no
two faces which share an edge have the same color. One word of caution. If you
color the edges vertices and faces and then go to wireframe mode you lose all
the coloring you've just done.
 
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