# Explain the visualising of solid shapes?

A solid object has three measurements namely length, breadth, height or depth. Hence, they are called three-dimensional shapes. A three-dimensional object or shape can look differently from different positions (or sides) so they can be drawn from different perspectives, this is called visualising a solid shape.

Top View: Shape of the object when you see the object from the top or from directly above called as top view of an object.

Side View: Shape of the object when you see the object from one side

Front View: Shape of the object when you see the object from the front direction

### Example

A cylinder is a three-dimensional solid that contains two parallel bases connected by a curved surface. The bases are usually circular.

• When we see the cylinder from the top then it looks like a circle.
• When we see the cylinder from the front view then its looks like a rectangle.
• When we see the cylinder from the side view then its looks like a rectangle.