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# How many vertices does a dodecahedron have?

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**A dodecahedron is a 12-sided, three-dimensional figure with 20 vertices, 30 edges, 120 diagonals and five sides per face.** Each vertex is the meeting point of three edges, and each face is the shape of a regular pentagon.

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A dodecahedron is one of the five Platonic solids, which are regular polyhedrons with congruent faces that have contain regular polygons and feature the same number of faces meeting at each vertex. These five solids include a tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, dodecahedron and icosahedron. A tetrahedron has four faces, a cube has six faces, an octahedron contains eight faces, and an icosahedron has 20 faces. The Platonic solids are named for the Greek philosopher Plato.

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## What does "vertices" mean?

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Full Answer >**The vertices of a polygon is the point where two sides of the polygon intersect or the point that is the farthest away from the base of the polygon.**The number of vertices a polygon has is determined by the type of polygon.Filed Under: -
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## How do you draw a rectangular prism?

A:To draw a rectangular prism, determine what direction you want it to face, draw the two ends and connect them with lines using the vanishing point and other principles of perspective. A prism has perfect edges and faces, so you should use a ruler.

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## How many quadrilaterals are there?

A:A quadrilateral is a four-sided polygon. There are many different possible shapes and variations a quadrilateral could take, but there are six main types according to the BBC.

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## How many flat surfaces does a rectangular prism have?

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Full Answer >**A rectangular prism is a three-dimensional figure with six flat faces.**It also has 12 edges and 8 vertices where the faces meet each other.Filed Under: