

A053016


Numbers of vertices of Platonic solids in the order tetrahedron, octahedron, cube, icosahedron, dodecahedron. Equally, numbers of faces of Platonic solids in the order tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, icosahedron.


36




OFFSET

1,1


COMMENTS

It appears that the stereographic projection of the Platonic solids requires respectively 4, 6, 8, 6, 10, different colors to represent them.  Eric Desbiaux, Feb 15 2009


REFERENCES

H. S. M. Coxeter, Regular Polytopes, 3rd. ed., Dover, NY, 1973.


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KEYWORD

nonn,fini,full


AUTHOR

Jeffrey Keller (jeff(AT)auctionflow.com), Feb 24 2000


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STATUS

approved



