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## Where are the spots on a dice?

The dots on the **faces** of a die are called spots in the USA but are sometimes referred to by the more British term, pips.

## How are the dots on a dice arranged?

The value of the roll is indicated by the number of “spots” showing on the top. For the six-sided die, **opposite faces are arranged to always sum to seven**. This gives two possible mirror image arrangements in which the numbers 1, 2, and 3 may be arranged in a clockwise or counterclockwise order about a corner.

## How many edges does a dice have?

A single die has 8 vertices, **12 edges**, and 6 faces, and so V – E + F = 2. Next join two dice together along one face.

## Why is 1 and 4 red on a dice?

Once upon a time, **when Emperor Hsuan-tsung of the Tang dynasty was playing dice with his** concubine Yang Kuei-Fei, he needed three fours to win the game. … Thus, the Emperor decreed that in all future the ‘four’ on dice should be colored red and so it came to be.

## How many dots are on a 6 sided dice?

A standard six-sided die has 1 dot, plus 2 dots, plus 3 dots, plus 4 dots, plus 5 dots,plus 6 dots. Thus, it would have **21 dots** total. A die has 6 sides since it’s a cube. Opposite sides of a dice will always add up to 7.