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

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

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

Platonic solids are 3D shapes formed using only regular shapes. Only 1 type of regular shape is used to make a platonic solid. Platonic solids are the simplest and purest form of 3D shapes.

No; platonic solids are tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, icosahedron.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The five platonic solids.

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