# How many vertices are in a cylinder?

## How many vertices are in a cylinder?

A cylinder has 3 faces – 2 circle ones and a rectangle (if you take the top and bottom off a tin can then cut the cylinder part on the seam and flatten it out you would get a rectangle). It has 2 edges and no vertices (no corners).

### What are vertices?

Vertices is the plural of the word vertex, which is the point at which two or more lines/edges meet. Edges are straight lines that connect one vertex to another. Faces are the flat surfaces of shapes.

What are vertices examples?

Vertex typically means a corner or a point where lines meet. For example a square has four corners, each is called a vertex. The plural form of vertex is vertices. A square for example has four vertices.

What are the edges and vertices of a cylinder?

And as we know that a cylinder has 2 faces, 0 vertices and 0 edges.

## Does a cylinder have vertices?

Although a cylinder has two faces, the faces don’t meet, so there are no edges or vertices.

### Does a cylinder have any straight edge?

An edge is where 2 faces meet, again some can be straight, some can be curved e.g. a cube has 12 straight edges whereas a cylinder has 2 curved edges.

Does a cylinder have edges?

What are vertices explain for kids?

The vertices of a solid figure are points where the edges connect and create a corner. Each point is a vertex. It’s where the flat faces of the box and the edges come together in a point.

## What is edges and vertices?

An edge is where two faces meet. A vertex is a corner where edges meet. The plural is vertices.

### Do cylinders and cones have edges?

Cones, spheres, and cylinders do not have any edges because they do not have any flat sides. The place where two or more edges meet is called a vertex. A vertex is like a corner.

Which shape is pyramid?

A pyramid is a polyhedron for which the base is a polygon and all lateral faces are triangles. In this lesson, we’ll only concern ourselves with pyramids whose lateral faces are congruent — that is, they’re the same size and shape.