Definition of Rectangular Prism

A prism with six rectangular faces is called a Rectangular prism

More about Rectangular Prism

  • Opposite faces of a rectangular prism are equal and parallel.
  • A rectangular prism has 6 faces and 12 edges.
  • Volume of a rectangular prism = length width height
  • Surface area of a prism = 2(lw + wh + lh), where l is the length, w is the width, and h is the height of rectangular prism.

Video Examples: Rectangular Prism

Example of Rectangular Prism

    The above solid has two rectangular bases and all its faces are rectangular.

Solved Examples on Rectangular prism

Ques: Which figure is of a rectangular prism?

    Examples of Rectangular prism
    A. Figure 1
    B. Figure 2
    C. Figure 3
    D. Figure 4
    Correct Answer: B


    Step 1: A rectangular prism is a solid in which there are two parallel and congruent surfaces and rest all faces are rectangular.
    Step 2: Here, Figure 2 represents a rectangular prism.