# Hexahedron

## Hexahedron

Polyhedron with six faces.

### Properties

• The cube is one of the five Platonic solids.
• A cube has 8 vertices, 12 edges and 6 faces.

### Formula

• The area A of a regular hexahedron with an edge length of a is:

$$A=6a^{2}$$

• The volume V of a regular hexahedron with an edge length of a is:

$$V=a^{3}$$.

### Examples

• A cube is a regular hexahedron:

• Examples of irregular hexahedra: