Symmetry of Platonic Solids

  • Jin Akiyama
  • Kiyoko Matsunaga


Platonic solids have many beautiful properties, because they are highly symmetric.

Remember the ones we discussed in the previous chapter? Now, I will show you a few more results which relate to the symmetry of Platonic solids.

Let's start with the lengths of diagonals.


Regular Tetrahedron Soccer Ball Platonic Solid Regular Pentagon Regular Octahedron 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jin Akiyama
    • 1
  • Kiyoko Matsunaga
    • 2
  1. 1.Tokyo University of ScienceTokyoJapan
  2. 2.YokohamaJapan

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