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ERIC Number: EJ938148
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Sep
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
The Platonic Solids from Their Rotation Groups
Grovei, Larry
College Mathematics Journal, v36 n4 p278-283 Sep 2005
The five Platonic solids are constructed (as graphs) from their rotational symmetry groups. The constructions are based on an idea of Bertram Kostant and are quite simple; conjugacy classes in the group are the vertices of the graphs and products determine adjacency.
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Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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