Hexahedron
Pronunciation: /ˌhɛk.səˈhid.rən/ Explain
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A hexahedron is a six sided
polyhedron.
A regular hexahedron is a
cube.
The sides of a cube are six
congruent
squares. Click on the blue point in manipulative 1 and drag it to rotate the cube.
Geometric Nets
A
geometric net
is a shape that can exist in 2space, which can be folded into a polyhedron.
Click on the name of the net to download a printable net you can cut out and
decorate.
Hexahedron Nets
Image  Name  Description 

Quadrilateral Frustum

A quadrilateral frustum is a apextruncated
quadrilateral pyramid. It has a square for a base, a square for a top, and
sloping sides.


Pentagonal Pyramid

A Pentagonal pyramid has a pentagonal base with straight sides
that come to a point.


Rhombic Prism

A Rhombic Prism has a Rhombic base with rectangular sides.


Triangular Dipyramid

A Triangular Dipyramid has a triangles that meet in the middle in the form of a triangle with sides that come to a point.

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References
 McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, hexahedron. 2nd Classroom edition 201501084799968. pg 90. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
 Beman, Wooster Woodruff; Smith, David Eugene. Solid Geometry. pg 287. www.archive.org. Ginn & Company, Publishers. 1903. Last Accessed 7/18/2018. http://www.archive.org/stream/solidgeometry00bema#page/287/mode/1up/search/hexahedron. Buy the book
 Bruce, W. H. and Cody, C. C. Elements of Solid Geometry. pg 31. www.archive.org. The Southern Publishing Company. 1914. Last Accessed 7/18/2018. http://www.archive.org/stream/elementsofsolidg00bruciala#page/31/mode/1up/search/hexahedron. Buy the book
More Information
 McAdams, David E.. Polyhedron. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 3/12/2009. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/polyhedron.html.
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Hexahedron. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/h/hexahedron.html.
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Revision History
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (
McAdams, David E.)
7/16/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (
McAdams, David E.)
2/8/2010: Added "References". (
McAdams, David E.)
9/24/2008: Initial version. (
McAdams, David E.)