# Convex body

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convex_body
A dodecahedron is a convex body.

In mathematics, a convex body in ${\displaystyle n}$- dimensional Euclidean space ${\displaystyle \mathbb {R} ^{n}}$ is a compact convex set with non- empty interior.

A convex body ${\displaystyle K}$ is called symmetric if it is centrally symmetric with respect to the origin; that is to say, a point ${\displaystyle x}$ lies in ${\displaystyle K}$ if and only if its antipode, ${\displaystyle -x}$ also lies in ${\displaystyle K.}$ Symmetric convex bodies are in a one-to-one correspondence with the unit balls of norms on ${\displaystyle \mathbb {R} ^{n}.}$

Important examples of convex bodies are the Euclidean ball, the hypercube and the cross-polytope.