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## How many edges and vertices does a cone have?

An edge is where two faces meet. A vertex is a corner where edges meet….Vertices, edges and faces.

Name | Cone |
---|---|

Faces | 2 |

Edges | 1 |

Vertices | 1 |

**What is edges of cone?**

How many edges do a cone have? A cone has one flat surface and one curved surface. Therefore, it has only one edge where both the surface meet.

### Does a cone have edges faces or vertices?

Cones, spheres, and cylinders do not have any edges because they do not have any flat sides. The place where two or more edges meet is called a vertex. A vertex is like a corner. If you have more than one vertex they are called vertices.

**What is the top of a cone called?**

A cone is a three-dimensional geometric shape that tapers smoothly from a flat base (frequently, though not necessarily, circular) to a point called the apex or vertex.

#### Why is the point on a cone not a vertex?

By definition a vertex is a point where three edges meet in a 3 dimensional object. My ten year old son argues that the point at the top of a cone is not a vertex since it does not fit the definition. When you are talking about a cone, a vertex is the point where the straight lines that form the side of the cone meet.

**How much edges does a cone have?**

Cones, spheres, and cylinders do not have any edges because they do not have any flat sides. The place where two or more edges meet is called a vertex. A vertex is like a corner.

## Does a cylinder have 2 edges?

Cylinder. Cylinders has 2 circular faces and 1 surface. When you wrap the surface around the circles, it becomes a cylinder with 2 edges and 0 vertices. There are no sharp, pointy bits in a cylinder!

**Is the top of a cone called a vertex?**

### What is cone give an example?

Cone can be defined as a pyramid having the circular cross-section. Examples are: Party hat. Ice cream cone.

The line segment which acts as an interface between two faces is called an edge. Sometimes it is also described as the line segment joining two vertices. Cubes and cuboids have 12 edges. Cones have 1 edge.

**Does a cone have a vertex?**

A cone has one vertex at its point, and one edge around its base. It has one face, which is the circular base. The lateral surface is not considered a face because it is not a polygon. In fact some would say the concept of faces does not apply to curved surfaces at all.

#### How many edges and corners does a cone have?

Sometimes it is also described as the line segment joining two vertices. Cubes and cuboids have 12 edges. Cones have 1 edge. Cylinders have 2 edges. Sphere has no edge.

**Does cone have vertices?**

While some have argued that a cone has no vertex because of the rounded meeting point, a cone actually had 1 Vertex as you can see in the picture below. The picture used below is from a popular math text-book used in schools across America. As you can see, even in 2 Dimensional form, a cone has 1 vertex.