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 X width X 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.
Example of Rectangular Prism
The above solid has two rectangular bases and all its faces are rectangular.
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Ques: Which figure is of a 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.