Here are some 3D shapes. What are their mathematical names? How many faces, edges and vertices do the following objects have?  Ritz box  Toblerone box  KitKat box  Chocolate box

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Cuboid 6 faces 12 edges 8 vertices 

Triangular Prism 5 faces 9 edges 6 vertices 

Octagonal Prism 10 faces 24 edges 16 vertices 

Trapezoidal Prism 6 faces 12 edges 8 vertices 

Sphere 

Cylinder 
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