** 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.
- 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.

**Example of Rectangular prism**

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

**Solved Example on Rectangular prism**

Which figure is of a rectangular prism?

Choices:

A. Figure 1

B. Figure 2

C. Figure 3

D. Figure 4

Correct Answer: B

Solution:

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.

**Related Terms for Rectangular prism**

- Base
- Face
- Polyhedron
- Prism
- Rectangle
- Solid