A Prism that has 2 parallel rectangular bases and 4 rectangular faces is a Rectangular Prism. The mathematical literature suggests to any polyhedron like this as a Cuboid. It has a 6 flat rectangular faces and all the angles are right angled. The other names of such Rectangular Prism are Rectangular hexahedron, rectangular parallelepiped and right rectangular prism.
The Volume of a Rectangular Prism Formula is,
b – base length of the rectangular prism.
l – base width of the rectangular prism.
h – height of the rectangular prism.
Volume of a Rectangular Prism Problems
Question: Given the base length, base width and height of the rectangular prism as 5 cm, 8 cm and 16 cm respectively. Find the volume of the rectangular prism?
b = 5 cm
l = 8 cm
h = 16 cm
Using the volume of a rectangular prism formula