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MSC: 51M20, 51M25, 97G30
In the article, we shall determine the volume of a regular dodecahedron—one of the Platonic solids. A brief historical introduction is followed by the information on a regular pentagon and golden section, which is then applied in the calculations concerning the regular dodecahedron.
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