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PLATONIC SOLIDS
Platonic solids are regular geometric
solids with regular plane faces. There are only five platonic solids.
These are the
cube, tetrahedron, octahedron, icosahedrons, and dodecahedron. The
cube has six faces, each of which is a square.
The tetrahedron has four equilateral triangular faces. The
octahedron has eight equilateral triangular faces. The icosahedron
has twenty equilateral triangular faces. Lastly, the dodecahedron has twelve
equilateral pentagonal faces.
