# Platonic solids

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In the list below the number of faces, edges and vertices are listed as (F, E, V).

**Platonic solid**is a*regular solid*in which every face is the same regular polygon and all the sides meet at the same angles at each vertex and all the faces meet at the same angles at each edge.In the list below the number of faces, edges and vertices are listed as (F, E, V).

## Picture | ## Name | ## F, E, V |

Tetrahedron
4 triangles | 4, 6, 4
| |

Cube
6 squares | 6, 12, 8
| |

Octahedron
8 triangles | 8, 12, 6
| |

Dodecahedron
12 pentagons | 12, 30, 20
| |

Icosahedron
20 triangles | 20, 30, 12 |