3D shape with flat faces, straight edges and sharp corners / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dear Wikiwand AI, let's keep it short by simply answering these key questions:

Can you list the top facts and stats about Polyhedrons?

Summarize this article for a 10 years old


In geometry, a polyhedron (plural polyhedra or polyhedrons; from Greek πολύ (poly-)  'many', and εδρον (-hedron)  'base, seat') is a three-dimensional shape with flat polygonal faces, straight edges and sharp corners or vertices.

A convex polyhedron is the convex hull of finitely many points, not all on the same plane. Cubes and pyramids are examples of convex polyhedra.

A polyhedron is a 3-dimensional example of a polytope, a more general concept in any number of dimensions.