Polyhedra: Definition & Types


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If a tetrahedron is made of four equilateral triangles, how many edges does it have? (Hint, it has four vertices).

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1. Can a regular, convex septahedron (seven faces) be made from polygons?

2. What is the maximum number of faces that a polyhedra can have?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Questions on this quiz will help you gauge what you know about polyhedra. Be prepared to identify these shapes in order to finish the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions on this quiz are arranged to help you demonstrate what you know about:

  • Shapes that can be made from polygons
  • How many faces polyhedra can have
  • The dimensional space polyhedra inhabit

Skills Practiced

It's important to keep practicing study skills. With this quiz you have the chance to work on abilities that include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on polyhedra
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve a practice problems involving the number of edges in a tetrahedron
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained to identify polyhedral shapes

Additional Learning

You have the opportunity to learn more about this subject with the lesson titled Polyhedra: Definition & Terms. Reading this lesson provides you with the chance to study:

  • Games that use polyhedra
  • Three important terms related to polyhedra
  • Euler's polyhedron formula