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# How many vertices does a cuboid have?

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A cuboid always has eight vertices. A cuboid is a three-dimensional shape that is similar to a cube in that it has six faces that are all at 90-degree angles to each other, but at least two of the faces on a cuboid are rectangles, not squares.

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A cuboid can describe an infinite amount of six-sided, 3-D shapes that have rectangular sides. Up to four of the sides can be square, but if six sides are squares it is no longer a cuboid, but a cube. To calculate the volume of a cuboid, multiply the length, width and height together.

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A cube is a six-faced, three-dimensional figure composed of square-shaped faces of the same size that meet at 90-degree angles, whereas a cuboid is a box-shaped object made of six faces that all meet at 90-degree angles. A cuboid shape can also be a cube if all sides are the same length, but not all cuboids are cubes. Cubes and cuboids contain eight vertices and 12 edges.

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A cuboid has 12 edges. A cuboid is a box-like shaped polyhedron that has six rectangular plane faces. A cuboid also has six faces and eight vertices.

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A nonagon, or enneagon, is a polygon with nine sides and nine vertices, and it has 27 distinct diagonals. The formula for determining the number of diagonals of an n-sided polygon is n(n - 3)/2; thus, a nonagon has 9(9 - 3)/2 = 9(6)/2 = 54/2 = 27 diagonals.