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On the Symmetry Group of the Dodecahedron

by Lorraine L Foster (California State University Northridge)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
April, 1990

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Abstract Algebra
Applicable Course(s): 4.2 Mod Algebra I & II | 4.9 Geometry

The author offers a new proof of the theorem on the symmetry group of the Dodecahedron based only on elementary group theory and easy visualizations.

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