The Five Compound Platonic Solids

From Standup Mathematician.

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The excellent graphics of spinning dodecahedrons were made by Ben Sparks. You can see the GeoGebra file here:

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Filming and editing by Alex Genn-Bash
Written and performed by Matt Parker
Laser cutting by Lisa Mather
Extra graphics by Ben Sparks
Produced by Nicole Jacobus
Music by Howard Carter
Design by Simon Wright and Adam Robinson
Training on using a bandsaw by Adam Savage

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