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#1 2005-04-24 22:36:20

Vulcan
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Registered: 2005-04-23
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solids

i'm having trouble proving what a vertice is. can you give me a correct definition?


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#2 2005-04-24 22:43:27

MathsIsFun
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Re: solids

Vertices: Plural of vertex

The vertex is just a corner point.

A cube has 8 vertices.

An egyptian pyramid would have 5 (one at the top, and each corner of the base)


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