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#1 2005-04-25 20:36:20

Vulcan
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solids

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


one day, i couldn't find my hat
then it occured to me that i didn't have one
so i didn't where it!!!

#2 2005-04-25 20:43:27

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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)


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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