A sphere is a round-shaped object in three-dimensional space. All points on a sphere's surface are the same distance from its center point. Some examples of a sphere are a globe, marble, soccer ball and basketball. More »

Examples of bacteria include Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and Esherichia coli, commonly known as E. coli. All of these bacteria are pathogenic and cause infection in humans and animals. However, there are non-pathogeni... More »

Some examples of plane figures are triangles, rectangles, squares, rhombuses, parallelograms, circles, ovals, hearts, pentagons and hexagons. A plane figure is a flat figure with closed lines that stays in a single plane... More »

A vertex is a corner on a polygon, polytope or polyhedron, and when faces, facets or edges of an object come together, a vertex forms; however, because a sphere features no meeting points, it has no vertices. Even though... More »

An oblique shape is an object that is distorted so that the top is not directly over the bottom. As a result, the object appears to lean at an angle. More »

Technically, a pendulum can be created with an object of any weight or shape attached to the end of a rod or string. However, a spherical object is preferred because it can be most easily assumed that the center of mass ... More »

A sphere has no faces. A sphere is defined as a round symmetrical object, while a face is defined a flat surface of an object. By definition a sphere does not have any faces. More »