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Rotational Symmetries of Colored Platonic Solids
The rotational symmetries of the Platonic solids are illustrated. Each face can be a different color, or you can assign a random four-coloring of the faces.
Contributed by:
Marc Brodie
Based on a program by:
George Beck
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Rotational Symmetries of Colored Platonic Solids
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Contributed by:
Marc Brodie
Based on a program by:
George Beck
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