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 Platonic Solids:  The five regular polyhedrons, meaning that they are polyhedrons that have faces which are congruent regular polygons and have the same number of edges meeting at each vertex.

There are ONLY five regular polyhedra, which are commonly referred to as the Platonic solids:

 

This is a tetrahedron, which has four congruent equilateral triangles as its faces.

 

 

This is a hexahedron (cube), which has six congruent squares as its faces.

 

 

This is an octahedron, which has eight congruent equilateral triangles as its faces.

 

 

This is a dodecahedron, which has twelve regular pentagons as its faces.

 

 

This is an icosahedron, which has twenty equilateral triangles as its faces.

 

 

 

If you want to build your own model of the Platonic solids, click below to go to a page with a template:
cube
dodecahedron

icosahedron
octahedron
tetrahedron