Rectangular PrismDate: 9/10/95 at 20:20:44 From: Jeffrey H Dresner Subject: Geometry term A 3 dimensional square (with 6 sides of equal area) is called a cube. Is there a term for a 3 dimensional rectangle, i.e., box?? Thanks. Jeffrey H Dresner Date: 9/13/95 at 14:51:38 From: Doctor Ethan Subject: Re: Geometry term Yes, it is called a rectangular prism. I guess box is a pretty good name too, but rectangular prism is the standard one. -Doctor Ethan, The Geometry Forum |
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