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Because 6 platonic solids would be too many, and 4 wouldn't be enough

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Who proved that only five platonic solids exist?

Euclid was the one who proved that there are only five platonic solids.


Why are they only five platonic solids?

Because 6 platonic solids would be too many, and 4 wouldn't be enough


Who descoverd the platonic solids?

We don't know for certain who discovered the platonic solids first. However, Pythagoras is credited by some sources as discovering the platonic solids first. Other sources credit Theaetetus as being the first to describe all five platonic solids and proving that these are the *only* platonic solids.


Is a trapezoid a platonic solid?

A trapezoid is not a platonic solid. There are only five platonic solids. They are the tetrahedron, hexahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron.


What are 5 solids?

You probably mean the Platonic Solids, they are the only five shapes constructed from the same faces.


Do the Platonic Solids consist of 7 regular polyhedra?

No. There are only five Platonic Solids; Tetrahedron, Hexahedron, Octahedron, Dodecahedron and Icosahedron, with 4,6,8,12 and 20 faces respectively.


What shape have the same faces?

Regular: and there are only five of them. They are also knows as the platonic solids.


Why are the only five platonic solids?

it wouldn't really make much sense if there were only 4 or 6.


Where does the name platonic solid come from?

The Name Platonic solid Comes from Plato the second main reseacher of the five solids. Pythagoras was the one discovered the platonic solids


Which platonic solids are prisms?

A cube is the only platonic solid which is a prism.


Is a cube a platonic solid?

Yes. The five platonic solids are the only regular three dimensional shapes: Cube, Tetrahedron, Octahedron, Icosahedron, and Dodecahedron


Which solid has all congruence faces?

The five platonic solids.

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