Cube (geometry)
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2 Four dimensions 3 Arbitrary dimensions 4 See also 5 External links |
Three dimensions
Cube | |
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Type | Platonic |
Face polygon | square |
Faces | 6 |
Edges | 12 |
Vertices | 8 |
Faces per vertex | 3 |
Vertices per face | 4 |
Symmetry group | octahedral (O_{h}) |
Dual polyhedron | octahedron |
Properties | regular, convex, zonohedron |
The area A and the volume V of a cube of edge length a are:
Four dimensions
In the four-dimensional geometry, the analogue of a cube has a special name - a tesseract or hypercube.Arbitrary dimensions
See also
External links
- The Uniform Polyhedra
- Virtual Reality Polyhedra The Encyclopedia of Polyhedra