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A [[convex]] [[polyhedron]] is a polyhedron such that you can choose two points inside or on the border of the polyhedron and you can draw a segment wholly inside the polyhedron.
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A '''convex polyhedron''' is a [[polyhedron]] with the property that for any two [[point]]s inside the polyhedron, the [[line segment]] joining them is contained in the polyhedron.
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All regular polyhedra (i.e., [[Platonic solid]]s) are convex.
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==See Also==
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*[[Convex polygon]]
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*[[Concave polyhedron]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:25, 25 April 2008

A convex polyhedron is a polyhedron with the property that for any two points inside the polyhedron, the line segment joining them is contained in the polyhedron.

All regular polyhedra (i.e., Platonic solids) are convex.

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