Author:Theætetus of Athens
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Classical Greek mathematician, contemporary of Plato and like him also student of Theodorus. His principal contributions were on irrational lengths (included in Book X of Euclid's Elements) and in proving that there are precisely five regular convex polyhedra. |
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