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Rectangular Parallelepiped
Box
Cuboid

A box shape in three dimensional space. Formally, a polyhedron for which all faces are rectangles.

 

Rectangular Parallelepiped

Volume = lwh
Lateral Surface Area = 2lh + 2wh
Surface Area = 2lw + 2lh + 2wh

 

See also

Right square prism, parallelepiped, volume, lateral surface area, surface area

 


  this page updated 21-feb-16
Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
written, illustrated, and webmastered by Bruce Simmons
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