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# Rectangular prism

## 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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### Solved Examples on Rectangular prism

**Ques:** 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.

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