RIGHT PRISM

Definition of Right Prism

Right Prism is a prism that has two bases, one directly above the other, and that has its lateral faces as rectangles.

More about Right Prism

    In a right prism, the edges of the lateral faces are perpendicular to the bases.

Examples of Right Prism

Video Examples: Right Triangular Prism


Solved Example on Right Prism

Ques: Which of the following figures is a right prism?

    Solved Example on Right Prism
    Choices:
    A. Figure 1
    B. Figure 2
    C. Figure 3
    D. Figure 4
    Correct Answer: B

Solution:

    Step 1: Right Prism is a prism that has two bases, one directly above the other, and that has its lateral faces as rectangles.
    Step 2: Here, Figure 1, Figure 3, and Figure 4 are oblique figures and only Figure 2 is a right prism.
    Step 3: So, Figure 2 is a right prism.

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